With versatile cargo space and impressive revving power to deliver a thrilling ride, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is the ideal hatchback to haul your gear, your friends and your life on the go.
The 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is available in two trims: the base model and Sport.
The 2018 Elantra GT comes equipped with a capable 2.0-liter GDI engine that generates 161 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque while earning an EPA-estimated rating of 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.* Drivers who want even more revving power should opt for the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport, which comes equipped with a 1.6-liter Turbo GDI engine that generates 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque while earning an EPA-estimated rating of 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.* Both engines are expertly supported by a six-speed manual transmission; in the Sport, drivers can opt for a seven-speed dual clutch transmission with paddle shifters.
The eye-catching sporty look of the Elantra GT, equipped with standard 17-inch alloy wheels and LED Daytime Running Lights with off switch and an available panoramic sunroof, makes way for impressive interior cargo space. Drivers can achieve 55.1 cubic feet of cargo capacity when they fold down the rear seats. Fold down the standard 60/40 split rear seatback to successfully seat passengers while hauling cargo.
Drivers and passengers will find comfort with the premium cloth upholstery in the GT and the leather-appointed seats in the GT Sport. On long journeys, drivers will definitely appreciate the standard six-way adjustable driver seat and steering-wheel mounted controls. The available heated front seats take comfort to the next level.
The 2018 Hyundai Elantra not only makes room for everything drivers need to haul, but it makes driving a well-connected and entertaining adventure. The standard eight-inch display audio system with high-resolution touchscreen and rearview camera with dynamic parking guidelines make seeing and navigating tricky driving situations less stressful. Plus, the 2018 Elantra GT keeps you connected to your favorite apps, contacts and news sources with modern technology applications such as Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with voice integration and Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility—all of which come standard. There’s always something fabulous to listen to with the GT’s standard AM/FM/HD Radio™/SiriusXM connection.
The power, versatility and expansive space of the 2018 Elantra GT and Sport are impressive, but the long list of advanced safety features makes the Elantra GT an even smarter choice for drivers. Standard in the GT Sport and available in the base GT, technology such as Lane Change Assist and Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-traffic Alert are engineered to protect drivers. Combined with the driver assist features (available in the Sport) such as Forward Collision Warning, Smart Cruise Control with stop/start capability (SCC), High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Alert and Lane Departure Warning (LDW), the Elantra delivers a complete driving package to drivers looking for a thrilling, modern and technologically-advanced ride.
Whether it’s a daily commute or extended road trip, drivers can trust that the 2018 Elantra GT will handle every demand while delivering a fun and exciting driving experience.
*2018 Elantra GT: 23 City/31 Hwy/26 Combined M/T, 24 City/32 Hwy/27 Combined A/T. 2018 Elantra GT Sport: 22 City/29 Hwy/25 Combined M/T, 26 City/32 Hwy/28 Combined DCT. EPA estimates. For comparison only. Your actual mileage may vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle’s condition.
This article is presented by Key Hyundai in Jacksonville, FL.