Beneath the polarizing new external presented for the 2019 style yr, the Hyundai Elantra nonetheless represents on heck of a significant worth within the compact sedan phase. Now some further same old apparatus for the 2020 style yr will spice up its price (and its potency) even additional.
Hyundai on Wednesday presented the 2020 Elantra. The replace specializes in including same old apparatus to the bottom style, however many enhancements have an effect on upper trims, too. Patrons may not have to attend too lengthy for those vehicles to reach in dealerships, which must occur someday within the spring.
The most important growth for the 2020 Elantra is the addition of a brand new frequently variable transmission. Changing the automated on all trims with a 2.Zero-liter Atkinson-cycle I4 (this is, each trim with the exception of for Eco and Game), Hyundai estimates that this new transmission will upload 2 miles in line with gallon to every automotive’s blended MPG estimates. Each the SE and Game trims have misplaced their guide transmissions, which is a disgrace.
Additionally necessary is the addition of Hyundai’s SmartSense protection suite for all trims, together with the bottom SE, which did not have those techniques within the 2019 style yr. The suite is reasonably small, packing lane-keep help, a driving force consideration track and automated emergency braking, however it is nonetheless a large step ahead for the bottom style. Upper trims already had some or all of those techniques as same old.
The opposite additions are reasonably minor through comparability. All fashions now come with dual-zone automated local weather keep an eye on, a three.Five-inch monochromatic show within the gauge cluster and a dual-shell horn. Eco fashions get stop-start, too.
Differently, the fashions are the similar as prior to. Each and every style with the exception of for Eco and Game makes do with a 147-horsepower, 2.Zero-liter I4. The Eco packs a 128-hp 1.Four-liter turbocharged I4 and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Game has a 1.6-liter turbo I4 with 201 horsepower and makes use of the similar transmission because the Eco.
Regardless of the updates, the 2020 Elantra stays a significant worth. The bottom Elantra SE begins at $19,870 together with vacation spot. The Eco trim begins at $22,170, the Game bumps that ticket as much as $23,720, and the Elantra lineup tops out on the $24,720 Restricted trim.