2011 Hyundai Elantra Features

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Hyundai has become known, in any of its vehicles, for sweetening the package with a few more features than you'll find standard elsewhere in that model's class. That's again the case with the 2011 Hyundai Elantra; even the base GLS comes with power windows, locks, power mirrors, keyless entry, and (on automatic models) air conditioning, cruise control, and telescopic steering adjustment.

Oddly, Hyundai makes the telescopic adjustment optional on manual-transmission cars, available as part of a Popular Equipment Package. The Limited model adds a sunroof, leather seats and trim, heated front and rear seats, fog lamps, mirror-mounted turn signals, and 17-inch alloy wheels with Continental tires. Top options on the Elantra Limited, all part of a Premium Package, bring the nav system, premium audio, and proximity key entry and push-button start. Even on the GLS, you can get a Navigation Package.

To help make the whole ordeal of supply and demand a little easier for all involved, the new Elantra is being offered in just seven build combinations. The down side of this strategy is that there are still holes; you can't, for instance, get the navigation system if you want a manual transmission.

With a long standard-feature list, and some excellent tech and connectivity options at the top of the line, the 2011 Hyundai Elantra offers more for less.

Hyundai boasts that the nav system has the largest screen size in this class. For the price, its beautiful. And it really is a great system, incorporating voice recognition for phone, audio, and nav control, plus XM NavTraffic, NavWeather, Sports and Stocks integration, Bluetooth audio streaming, 16GB of onboard flash memory, Satellite Radio capability, and the capability to play JPEG or BMP slideshows from thumb drives.

The 2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited Premium that we spent the most time with cost $22,700, while the base 2011 Elantra GLS starts at $15,550 (both prices including destination).

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