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Shifting away: Hyundai drops manual transmissions for 2020 Veloster Turbo, Elantra trims
Shifting away: Hyundai drops manual transmissions for 2020 Veloster Turbo, Elantra trims

Two more Hyundai vehicles will be offered solely with automatic transmissions for the 2020 model year. The South Korean brand said this week for the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and Veloster Turbo, their available 6-speed manual transmissions have been discontinued for both vehicles. The end of the manual...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2020 Hyundai Elantra adds safety tech, to cost $19,870

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra costs $1,750 more than last year's model to start, but it comes standard with previously optional active safety tech and a new fuel-saving transmission that boosts fuel economy to as high as 35 mpg combined. Hyundai said Thursday that 2020 Elantra shoppers will be met with...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
New transmission makes 2020 Hyundai Elantra more fuel efficient

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra will be a frugal compact car when it goes on sale later this year. The EPA last week said that Hyundai's compact sedan will return estimated 31 mpg city, 41 highway, 35 combined with the addition of a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) to the Elantra lineup...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra goes 1 million miles
Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles

Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns over 100,000 miles, but for Farrah Haines that was a mere early footnote in the life of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Haines' Elantra recently clocked 1 million miles—in just five years. She's a delivery who puts on about 200,000 annually...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Hyundai Elantra debuts: Compact car adds safety tech, gets edgier look

The 2019 Hyundai Elantra bowed at a media event in Park City, Utah, on Tuesday night. With updated styling, larger standard wheels, and more safety gear, the 2019 Elantra is a more conservative approach to a sedan that broke the mold for others in its segment only a few years ago. All trims above...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai union says Trump's tariff plan could hurt Alabama plant

Despite employing nearly 3,000 people at its Alabama production plant, Korean auto giant Hyundai’s home-based labor union claims that restructuring to account for President Trump’s proposed tariffs could lead to the closure of the factory. MORE: BMW to raise prices on US-built SUVs in...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Elantra
2018 Hyundai Elantra earns Top Safety Pick+ award for crashworthiness

Select versions of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra sedan earned the IIHS' highest accolade for their crash-test performance, the agency announced Friday. The IIHS says that its Top Safety Pick+ award applies to 2018 Elantra compact cars built after December 2017 fitted with optional automatic emergency...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport first drive: chasing the VW GTI

As the more dapper and international of the automaker's two compact cars, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT speaks many languages. It wears a crisply tailored European suit not unlike the car that's in its sights: the Volkswagen GTI It mostly succeeds in imitating, but not besting, that German stalwart...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2017 Chicago auto show
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT video preview

It was just a few years ago, here in Chicago, that Hyundai took the wraps off the Elantra GT. Now, history is repeating itself as the Korean automaker just unveiled a new version of its stylish little hatchback. The new Elantra GT is a smart-looking five-door, with a low, wide stance and nice...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2017 Chicago auto show
The 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT went to finishing school in Europe

The Hyundai Elantra GT nameplate returns to the automaker's lineup for the 2018 model year with a decidedly more Continental flair than the comparatively workaday Elantra sedan. That's because instead of simply being a hatchback version of the Elantra four-door, the all-new Elantra GT is actually a...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra
2017 Hyundai Elantra recalled over brake problems: nearly 34,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai Motor America is recalling the 2017 Hyundai Elantra to fix a potentially serious problem with the car's brake booster. The recall affects 33,803 Elantra vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Elantra's brake booster was supplied...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

Today's economy cars are do-it-alls. They're practically mid-sizers, with styling that has set trends, and features that sometimes outpoint much more expensive rivals. Two highly-rated four-door sedans fight head to head for shoppers looking for reasonable performance for about $20,000--but between...Read More»

2017 Honda Civic
2017 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2017 Honda Civic: Compare Cars

The classic compact car isn't so compact any more. Across the set of nameplates usually thought of as small cars—Civic, Corolla, Elantra—most of them now qualify as mid-size four-doors. Two of the newest entries not only amp up their interior space, they set new benchmarks for ride and...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport first drive: close encounter of a turbocharged kind

Outside of Vegas, an alien-themed cathouse provides the only Kodak moments for a hundred miles or more. Honest, honey--we're just here for the pictures! Yep, that's how we'll sell it on social media. And at home. The weird, fleshy offshoot of capitalism gives us reason, at least, to pull to the...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport
2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport priced from $22,485

Hyundai says its new Elantra Sport will sticker from $22,485 when it hits the market soon as the flagship version of the company's compact sedan lineup. That $22,485 base price includes a mandatory $835 destination charge. More than just a trim level, the new Elantra Sport has its own, more rear...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco road trip, May 2016 - Kentucky welcome center
Hyundai Elantra vs. Kia Forte: Compare Cars

The Hyundai Elantra and Kia Forte are two compact sedans with common roots, but some very striking differences in styling and interior comfort. One of them is the better choice, at least for now. But which one is better for you? While the Elantra also comes as a five-door GT, and the Forte has both...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra
2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

It's true that economy cars are no longer boring. They haven't all caught up with the taste of today's buyers or with the times, though. The latest Toyota Corolla has taken a leap, in both design and features. Has it advanced enough to tackle one of the most expressive compact sedans you can...Read More»

2017 Hyundai Elantra
This weekend, Amazon Prime delivers the 2017 Hyundai Elantra

When we hear the word "Hyundai", many of us still think "Sunday". Now, the South Korean automaker wants you to think "Amazon", too. Last week, Hyundai announced that some functions in its Genesis line of luxury vehicles could be controlled via Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. But for a limited...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan
2013 Hyundai Elantra recalled for brake light problem: over 64,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai is recalling the 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan to fix a problem with its brake lights. More than 64,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. The Elantra's problem is rooted in its brake pedal stopper pad, which was manufactured by Kyung Chang industrial. According to the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

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