The 2011 Hyundai Elantra
is a compact to midsize car that is less expensive than the competition but don't let that throw you. Now with its updated Sonata-like look, the Elantra is an attractive car with a great selection of standard and optional features. The improvements made the Elantra exciting, reliable and a terrific buy for the budget conscious consumer.
Equipped with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine paired to either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission, the Elantra has a nice ride, especially if you are a commuter. The Hyundai Elantra offers a good selection of standard specs and amenities, including features such as traction control, stability control, and safety airbags. And with an EPA fuel economy rating of 29 mpg city/40 mpg highway, it gets great gas mileage.
New for 2011
The new 2011 Hyundai Elantra looks a lot like a small Sonata. Plus, it has an upgraded power train that generates more horsepower and gets better gas mileage than the previous model.
Engine: 1.8L I-4
Transmissions: 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic
Body Style: Sedan
Trims: GLS Sedan, Limited Sedan
On the Outside
With the body upgrade in 2011, Hyundai Elantra is distinguished by a sloping, coupe-like roof line and an increased wheelbase to give it a sporty, low profile.
From the Inside
The Elantra is an uncomplicated, value-minded car with easy-to-use controls to match. It has so much room in it that the EPA categorizes it as a midsize car.
The 2011 Hyundai Elantra is equipped with 1.8L 4-cylinder engine in aluminum cylinder block that is 30% lighter than the previous model. In addition, Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) improves engine performance for lower emissions and better fuel economy.
The Hyundai Elantra comes with six standard airbags, including dual front, front side, and side curtain. Also standard are four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and electronic brake-force distribution, and tire-pressure monitoring. Optional are traction control and stability control.
GLS Sedan, Limited Sedan: 29 mpg city/40 mpg highway
- Loads of features at a low price
- Great fuel economy
- Roomy interior
- Impressive leg space in the back
- Slow, heavy steering
- Bit of a rough ride
Exciting new upgrades are something to talk about
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