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2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Compare Cars
2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Compare Cars

It’s a tussle between the 2021 Toyota Corolla and the 2021 Hyundai Elantra for big fuel-economy ratings—but which compact sedan wins over drivers once they’ve left the gas station? We have a verdict, but it goes without saying: your mileage may vary. The Corolla has low-key...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid
Hyundai Elantra Hybrid: Best Economy Car To Buy 2021

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid, more than any of our other Best Car To Buy 2021 nominees, helps make the idea of the economy car relevant for a new generation feeling the pinch of 2020. The “Economy Car” term carries over from an era when air conditioning was deleted and wind-up...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra: Best Car To Buy 2021 nominee

The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra has a new platform, new technology, flashy exterior styling, and two new models—a Hybrid and the performance focused N-Line. The Elantra has long been one of the best bargains among compact sedans, but these additions give it some excitement as well and...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
First drive: 2021 Hyundai Elantra has a new wrapper, but old strengths still drive it forward

By Brian Wong The Hyundai Elantra compact sedan has traditionally stood out for its value and not much else. Previous generations of the car were among the most understated vehicles on the road, devoid of style or clear identifying details. I tried to picture an Elantra from before 2010 and I drew...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra gets modest price bump to start at $20,645

The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan comes with fewer trims but more variants, including a hybrid model and performance-oriented N Line. But its overall value carries over, even as the price spectrum has grown alongside the feature set. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra SE base model costs...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line
2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line debuts: Small sedan lineup grows bigger

Hyundai on Wednesday filled out its upcoming compact sedan lineup by detailing its sporty version. When it arrives later this year, the 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line sedan will offer an uprated 1.6-liter turbo-4 that makes 201 horsepower, an increase of 54 hp over the standard sedan. The Elantra N...Read More»

Teaser for 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line
2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line hints at sporty sedan with more to come

The new 2021 Hyundai Elantra sedan isn't here yet but the automaker is already tempting us with more to come. Last week, Hyundai released images of its Elantra N Line sedan that amps up the small car's newfound angular shape. The Elantra N Line isn't meant to be confused with the full-fat...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra debuts: More tech, hybrid powertrain, roomier interior

The glitzy 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan unveiled Tuesday in Hollywood, California, strayed further from its economy car roots and followed closer the star Sonata mid-size sedan that was unveiled last year. The updated Elantra, which is lower, longer, and wider than before, now measures more...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai recalls more than 425,000 Elantras for fire risk

Hyundai is recalling certain 2006-2011 Elantra compact sedans and 2007-2011 Elantra Touring wagons due to a short circuit that may occur in the anti-lock braking system (ABS), the South Korean automaker announced Feb. 6. The recall covers 429,686 models. Moisture can enter the ABS module, which can...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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»