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You can expect more from your next 2013 Hyundai Elantra-more performance, more convenience, and more value. The latest model bears hatchback body style with feature filled intuitive user interface.



INTRODUCTION

With impressive specifications, Elantra is affectionately revered by enthusiasts as the modern bloomer. Hyundai has continuously made striking improvements since the 90s, culminating in dramatic redesign makeup two years ago. 2013 Hyundai Elantra is the centerpiece designed specifically to create a new kind of economy and now stands as one of the most preferred compact cars. It has convincingly eclipsed its well to do compatriots-Toyota and Honda.

Beneath Elantra’s stylish exterior body mass lies 1.8 liter engine, frugal fuel economy, plus respectable starling performance. For instance, Hyundai Elantra 2013 qualifies for an estimated EPA of 40 mpg on the highways regardless of the model or technical parameters. Its interior design escapades continue relentlessly yet offers easy to use controls. Typically, fashionable Elantra come equipped with amble standard features, some of which include unexpected options such as heated front and rear seats plus keyless entry keys.

Trim Levels and Body Style



You have Elantra sedans coming in limited trims. Specs for GLS alone would knock your socks off; with tilt-telescopic steering wheels, heated mirrors, 16 inch steel wheels plus a host of power-controlled accessories that spell the last word in a complete turn-key operation. Six-speaker sound stereo system plus inbuilt trip computer crowns the interior goodies. The driver is accessible to satellite-tuned radio receiver system in conjunction with USB/iPod sound interface.

Available options with GLS include automatic transmissions. This is in addition to 16 inch alloy wheels, upgraded interior trim and fog lamps. Bluetooth delivery system lets you reap the benefits of a powerful, CD quality digital audio system without having to hire computer wizards to operate it. Illuminated vanity mirrors reminiscent of your private shower bathroom crowns its interior tour.


Performance and Powertrains

2013 Hyundai Elantra models have front wheel drive. Its four cylinder 1.8 engine is capable of achieving 148 horsepower with 131 pounds per foot torque. Six-speed manual transmission system is standard whereas automatic transmission is an option safe for limited sedan model whose transmission standard is automatic. In practice, however, Elantra struggles to achieve its highway figure, with 29 mpg in city and 40 mpg on highways. Its combined average, levels at 33 mpg.

Safety

Inbuilt safety comprises a standard list of functional features such as stability control, traction and anti-lock disc brakes. Noteworthy occupant benefits include side and front impact airbags plus side curtain airbags. In addition front-seat occupants, including the driver enjoy active head restraints. 2013 Hyundai Elantra received clean five stars during government crash testing, four stars for frontal impact and five stars overall for side impact protection. Institute of Highway Safety awarded Elantra with overall “Good” on both strength and impact protection.

Driving Impressions

While the 2013 sedan exhibits not-so-exciting features while driving, it certainly is not as dull as its predecessors. Its powerful engine offers plenty of pep for daily motoring. Its automatic six-speed transmission downshifts smoothly. The cabin portray quietly muted serene aura amid lush comfy and noiseless environment to speak of. 2013 Hyundai Elantra offer perfect synchronism between handling and ride in its class.

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GLS elantra is just what the compact car game needs. Just having all the regular compact car stuff wont cut it anymore, thankfully Hyundai is making the change while Honda and Toyota stay behind!
 
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