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Posts Tagged ‘Hyundai Elantra’
Value Edition Adds Features at Low Cost
Many people already consider the Hyundai new vehicle lineup as one of the best buys in the auto industry, but the company has now cemented that reputation by adding special Value Edition trim packages to both the popular Accent and Elantra. Both packages cost just a bit more than the base model, but deliver features like cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity and steering wheel audio controls. Look over the entire Hyundai inventory and compare models and trim levels by taking a trip to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Accent a Subcompact With Tons of Room
With more than 103 cubic feet of interior room in the sedan version and an extra eight cubic feet as a hatchback, the Hyundai Accent is a subcompact that has a midsize feel. Plenty of storage spaces for water bottles and electronics are sprinkled throughout the cabin. Split rear seats fold down and make the hatchback an effective hauler for those furniture runs. Starting at just $16,540, the Accent Value Edition has rear disc brakes, a sliding armrest storage compartment and 16-inch alloy wheels. It comes with a 1.6L engine that produces a peppy 137 horsepower while still earning 37 mpg on the highway.
Elantra Value Edition Packed With Options
Latch onto the new Hyundai Elantra Value Edition sedan and you get special amenities such as sensor-driven driver assistance features, LED running lamps, power driver’s seat and much more. Starting at only $20,250, the Elantra Value Edition offers $1,215 in savings versus adding the list of options to the base package. “It’s critically important to give our customers a wide variety of options, so there’s an Elantra to meet their needs,” said Hyundai planning manager Mike Evanoff. “The Value Edition lands at a real sweet spot on the spectrum of amenities and price tag.” Along with the afore-mentioned items, buyers will also receive a power sunroof, heated front seats and a 7-inch color display infotainment system that works with either Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Push-button start, dual temperature climate control and a hands-free trunk release are also part of the package.
Hyundai Offers Best Warranty in Industry
Don’t forget that Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000 mile limited bumper-to-bumper warranty that far exceeds that provided by other manufacturers. You also receive a 10-year, 10,000 mile powertrain warranty and five full years of Roadside Assistance. Visit Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road today and see how the new Value Edition packages stack up against the competition.
Turbo Engine Pairs With Manual or Automatic Transmission
With a turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivering a peppy 201 horsepower, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is an affordable sedan that delivers a dynamic driving experience. Buyers can choose either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The Sport comes with some significant features not offered on lower trim levels, including a torsion beam axle for improved handling and larger brake rotors to provide added stopping power. See how the new Elantra Sport handles and feel the power for yourself by taking a test drive at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Plenty of Features to Enjoy
Car and Driver magazine says the Elantra has plenty of power and a nice feature set, including a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment center that has both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to let you use a limited number of apps from your smartphone. Heated leather seats make a statement with contrasting red stitching. The cabin is smartly laid out with instruments in logical reach of the driver. The Sport also has LED taillights, a hands-free trunk lid, turn signal indicators in the side mirrors. A proximity key with push button start, HID headlights and LED Daytime Running lights are some other features not found on the competition.
Four Other Trim Levels
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra comes in four other trim levels covering a range of price points. The Base SE starts at just $17,150 and comes with air conditioning, power windows and locks, adjustable driver’s seat and a killer 6-speaker audio system. The Value Edition provides a lot for the $20,250 starting price, including smartphone connectivity, blind spot detection, power sunroof and auto dimming rearview mirror. The Eco model delivers 40 mpg on the highway with a 1.4L turbocharged engine. It also offers blind spot detection, LED daytime running lights, heated front seats and steering wheel audio controls. The top-of-the-line Elantra is the Limited trim package, which adds a little more luxury to your daily commute. Starting at just $23,815, the Limited has leather seating surfaces, lots of chrome exterior accents, dual charging USB ports and dual automatic climate control with an automatic defogger.
Tech Delivers Greater Safety
With a number of driver assistance safety features and technology that includes headlights that light the way around corners, the new Elantra is committed to getting you and your passengers safely home. Seven strategically placed front and side airbags help protect everyone in the event of a collision while available automatic emergency braking will help you avoid a wreck. Head to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road today to check out the Elantra inventory and pick the one that best suits your needs.
Vincentric Specializes in Cost of Ownership
Vincentric, an automotive research company that specializes in the overall cost of car ownership to the consumer, has picked the 2016 Hyundai Veloster and Elantra as the “Best Value” in America. It’s the fourth consecutive year the Veloster has earned the honor and the second time for the Elantra. “As a four-time winner of the Vincentric award, the Veloster has a strong history of performing well in our awards analysis, delivering a low cost-of-ownership package that helps provide high value to consumers,” according to Vincentric president David Wurster. “The Elantra similarly delivers class-leading value, is fuel efficient and inexpensive to maintain, offering drivers exceptional value for the money.” Test drive the Elantra and Veloster at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Measures Eight Different Cost Points
The Vincentric awards take eight different costs of ownership into account, including financing, repairs, taxes, depreciation, insurance, fuel, maintenance and opportunity cost. The awards are given to vehicles that have a lower than average cost of ownership when compared to competition. “Receiving this award is testament to Elantra and Veloster delivering on Hyundai’s promise of safety, technology, style and value,” said Hyundai VP Mike O’Brien. “With the introduction of our all-new 2017 Elantra, we hope to continue the vehicle’s momentum as one of our best-selling nameplates and confirm Elantra as the leader in the compact car category.”
2017 Elantra Boasts Aerodynamic Design
Head over to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road and you can see why the newly redesigned Hyundai Elantra is continuing to impress both consumers and critics. With a bold, aerodynamic design and a full spectrum of safety features, the affordable Elantra presents an attractive choice for consumers on a budget. Modern interiors made with upscale materials and technology make the Elantra a popular choice for people who want a little luxury and convenience without breaking the bank. With a starting price of $17,150, the new Elantra is $100 less than last year’s model.
Veloster Delivers Sports Car Notes on Budget
The sporty Veloster coupe continues to appeal to people looking for a fun driving experience on a budget. With both regular and turbo models, the Veloster powertrain delivers plenty of performance by utilizing direct fuel injection. Class-leading fuel efficiency is appealing to anyone who likes bypassing the pumps while still exercising a few wild oats. Both the Elantra and Veloster have the same industry-leading warranty as all Hyundais, which delivers 5-year or 60,000 mile bumper-to-bumper coverage along with a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty.
Hyundai Motor Company revealed the redesigned Elantra compact sedan and it includes a more mature and streamlined styling along with better fuel economy and a more powerful engine. Called the Avante in Korea, it will officially be unveiled in the US at the LA Auto Show in November.
The 6th generation small car provides better driving dynamics by using more lightweight high-strength steel and overhauling the suspension system.
In a press release the South Korean automaker stated that their engineers dampened noise and vibration by redesigning the windscreen wipers, insulating rear-wheels and by adding thicker door glass.
In the U.S. market, the Elantra is Hyundai’s bestselling nameplate and through August sales were up 10% to 173,238 units. Hyundai wants to be seen as providing quality and handling, which is why they have refined the ride.
Hyundai stated that it isn’t only great design that improved the all-new Hyundai Elantra over its predecessors. Also upgraded were the Elantra’s fuel efficiency, power output, safety features, comfort and extensive use of technology. Hyundai Motor Group’s r&d unit Vice Chairman Yang Woong-Chul unveiled the Elantra’s new design at a ceremony just outside of Seoul at the company’s Namyang technical center.
The next generation of Hyundais will have many high-tech improvements such as a seat that remembers the drivers favorite seating position, automatic dimming of high-beam lights, autonomous emergency braking and blind spot detection. Other upgrades will include a hands-free auto-opening trunk and rear cross-traffic alert.
On the outside the look was more refined which was accented by slim headlamps that are sporty and clean lines. A large hexagonal grille was also introduced. Due to a 32% boost in high-strength steel use, the car is a bit longer and wider than its predecessors.
Under the hood the Elantra is powered by either a 1.6-liter direct-inject has engine or by a 2.0-liter Atkinson cycle engine. Hyundai is also producing a 1.6-liter diesel engine. Engines might be different in some markets.
The transmission choices are a 6-speed automatic, a 6-speed stick or a 7-speed dual clutch. The DCT will only be available on the diesel models.
It is not clear when it will be available in other markets at this time. However global sales are expected to reach 700,000 next year, 110,000 of which will be sold in the home market and the other 590,000 being sold overseas.
The U.S version will be made in Montgomery, Ala. and will be available at Chapman Hyundai when it comes to market.
The 2013 Hyundai Elantra coupe is basically the same as the older Elantra sedan models, except with two fewer doors. The front fascia has also been tweaked to allow it to stand out from the sedans. The Hyundai styling and wedge-like profile looks far more stylish and sporty on the coupe as opposed to the sedan. The lower rear diffuser is also black to make it stand out but even the most conservative buyers will think it adds value to the overall design. The sedan and the coupe version of the Elantra have the same wheelbase and height, the only exterior size difference is that the coupe is 0.4 inches longer than the sedan. With such close dimensions the coupe is exceptionally spacious and beats out most of the competition for cargo space.
Under the hood consumers will get a 148-hp, 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 131 lb-ft of torque. An automatic transmission comes standard but there is also the option of a six-speed manual transmission both produce about the same fuel economy of 28 mpg city/ 39 highway. Phoenix Hyundai driver’s are also sure to appreciate the optional features such as the touch-screen navigation system with a rearview camera, leather-trimmed seats, keyless entry and start, a power sunroof, and dual-zone climate control.
Hyundai has also released the Elantra GT, formerly known as the Elantra Touring, this version of the Elantra is a hatchback. Outside of the name change, the second-generation Elantra GT will have more occupant space as well as more cargo room than all of the five-door competitors in its category. Despite the spacious interior the newer GT is shorter in length and height and rides on a shorter wheelbase, but is slightly wider. The styling allows the GT to fit right in with the rest of the Hyundai line-up and is more attractive than previous models.
The U.S version of the GT differs slightly from the European version and uses the same engine as the Elantra sedan; a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 148 hp and 131 lb-ft of torque. As with the coupe version, the GT comes standard with an automatic transmission but a manual is available as an option and both produce similar fuel efficiency with 28 city mpg and 39 highway. The fuel efficiency for the updated GT is much higher than the previous Elantra Touring’s numbers.
“The new Hyundai GT is sportier than the sedan and is much more enthusiast focused” says David Hupart, Sales Director of Chapman Hyundai, he also adds “The new GT improves upon the Touring’s dynamics and is a great value per dollar”.
In which he may be referring to the added features such as electric power-steering system and driver selectable modes that provide variable assist and build-up characteristics. The GT also comes standard with a six-speaker stereo with iPod and Bluetooth connectivity, power everything, and Hyundai’s Blue Link telematics system. Optional upgrades include leather interior, panoramic sunroof, and navigation.
Check out Chapman Hyundai for more information or to test-drive the new Hyundai Elantra collection.