Hyundai Elantra News

  • 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport

    Over the last 10 years, the Hyundai Elantra has emerged into the top tier of compact sedans, joining longstanding leaders like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and Volkswagen Jetta as well as more recent contenders like the Chevrolet Cruze and Subaru Impreza. The last-generation Elantra sedan launched in 2012 gained a hatchback sibling, known as the Elantra GT, in 2013. Commensurately, the redesigned 2017 Elantra sedan is now joined by a 2018 Elantra GT hatchback model, which debuted yesterday at the Chicago auto show. DON'T MISS: Next Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback to appear at...

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Ioniq Electric, and Ioniq Plug-In
    Which green cars didn't make the cut for Best Car To Buy award?

    We have a slim field of only three new green cars this year competing for the Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy award. They are the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 2016 Tesla Model X, and the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime. There's a much longer list of new vehicles that didn't make the cut this year;...

  • Teaser for 2017 Hyundai i30 debuting at 2016 Paris auto show
    Next Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback to appear at Paris Motor Show

    The next-generation Hyundai Elantra GT will appear at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco road trip, May 2016 - Maryland's welcome center wins "Most Scenic' award
    2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco gas mileage road-trip report

    Road trips are an integral part of the American myth, with writers from de Toqueville to Jack Kerouac setting out to experience the variety and beauty of the huge country. Vehicle launch events, on the other hand, are heavily scripted—with pre-set drive routes often designed to highlight a...

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2016
    2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited gas mileage review

    The 2017 Hyundai Elantra small four-door is an all-new version of a car that came from humble roots to being a major player in the highly competitive compact sedan market. The last version, launched for 2011, blended eye-grabbing design and a features-for-money equation that brought it into the...

  • 2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)
    Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Here's what to expect from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show next week.

  • Teaser for 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

    Hyundai has slipped the first image of its next-generation Elantra and confirmed that the global debut of the new compact sedan will be taking place soon. A local debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show in November is likely. ALSO SEE: 2016 Toyota Prius To Debut Next Month, Prior To Frankfurt Show The car will go on sale in the United States sometime next year, as a 2017 model, bringing with it styling that resembles the lines of the upmarket Genesis sedan. Noticeably, a large hexagonal grille is paired with slim and sporty headlights, while clean and refined surfaces add a touch of elegance...

  • 2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012
    2013 Dodge Dart Aero Gets 41 MPG Highway, 32 MPG Combined Rating

    If you’re in the market for a compact sedan with a low running costs and a highway gas mileage over 40 mpg, you’ll know there are an increasingly large number of non-hybrid cars to choose from. Now, it’s time to add the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero to that list. Promised earlier this...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid
    Green Police? Cops In Florida Go Undercover In Hybrid, Greener Cars

    For years, the unmarked police car has helped law enforcement agencies around the world capture speeding drivers, pounce on unsuspecting criminals and provide covert investigative opportunities. Powered by a large, powerful engine capable of high-speed pursist, the traditional unmarked cop car is...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
    2013 Hyundai Elantra Lineup Offers Something For (Almost) Everyone

    When it comes to compact cars, one body style does not a product line make. Ford, for example, offers both hatchback and sedan body styles on its Focus line, while Honda offers the Civic in sedan or coupe form. Kia goes one better, offering its Forte in coupe, hatchback or sedan variants, which...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, Chicago Auto Show, Jan 2012
    2013 Hyundai Elantra Gives You A Choice: Sedan, Coupe, Hatch (But No Wagon)

    Americans won't buy hatchbacks, or so goes the hoary old conventional wisdom. That may no longer be true, as Ford found out, but most compact cars are still four-door sedans. With the 2013 launch of its Elantra GT hatchback and Elantra Coupe, however, Hyundai has expanded its compact line to offer...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012
    2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, GT: 40MPG Highway, Less Than $20k

    Earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai announced the expansion of its highly-popular Elantra line by announcing two new models for 2013. Now we know that both cars -- the 2013 Elantra Coupe and 2013 Elantra GT Five-door hatchback -- will go on sale for less than $20,000. Powered by the...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, Chicago Auto Show, Jan 2012

    Yesterday, Hyundai threw one of the better-attended press events at the Chicago Auto Show, launching two new models to expand its successful Elantra compact lineup. We've already shown you live photos of the 2013 Elantra Coupe and 2013 Elantra GT five-door hatchback, shot as the cars were revealed for the first time. John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai America, introduce the cars and offered some details their place in the expanding Elantra range. Crucial compacts The new models show the importance of the Elantra compact to Hyundai--and to its pursuit of higher and better gas-mileage ratings. All...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, Chicago Auto Show, Jan 2012
    2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Live At The 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    You've just seen the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT as we captured it live from the floor of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, and now here's its two-door companion: the 2013 Elantra Coupe. With styling and efficiency to match the sedan, the two-door offers a sportier (looking) take on staying compact and green...

  • 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012
    2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Live At The 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    The 2012 Hyundai Elantra sedan nabbed a 40-mpg EPA rating, backed up by some real-world results, and it's also the North American Car of the Year. Now it has a pair of siblings: the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT and Elantra Coupe, unveiled today at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The Elantra GT is the...

  • 2011 Hyundai Elantra
    2012 Hyundai Elantra, 2012 Ford Focus SFE Get 40 MPG Real-World, Says Popular Mechanics

    In December last year, a consumer watchdog petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency EPA to re-test the gas mileage of the 2011 Hyundai Elantra amidst complaints from owners that it did not achieve anywhere near its advertised 40 mpg in real life. But can cars listed as getting 40 mpg or...

  • 2011 Hyundai Elantra, Grant's Tomb, New York City
    Hyundai Hits Mileage Targets Early, Says Elantra 40-MPG Rating Accurate

    South-Korean automaker Hyundai announced last week that it achieved a fleet-wide corporate average fuel economy of 36 mpg across its entire 2011 range. In doing so, Hyundai has essentially met U.S. 2016 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards set for cars and light-duty trucks four years...

  • 2012 Hyundai Elantra
    40-MPG Battle: Elantra Beats Focus To 2012 Car Of The Year

    Last year, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt struck a winning blow for green vehicles everywhere by taking the 2011 North American Car Of The Year (NACOTY) title. This year, another fuel-efficient vehicle has strode to the title - the 2012 Hyundai Elantra. It's seen off competition from the Volkswagen...

  • 2011 Hyundai Elantra

    The advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has called for the EPA to test whether the Hyundai Elantra lives up to its EPA gas-mileage ratings in real-world use; owners have complained that it doesn't.

  • 2012 Hyundai i30 (Elantra Touring)
    Is Hyundai Working On An Elantra Touring Plug-in Hybrid? Possibly

    Despite reports that it won't offer battery electric cars, Hyundai might just be working on a plug-in car after all, says German website Auto Motor und Sport. A month after Hyundai unveiled the 2012 Elantra Touring (known as the i30 in other counties), Auto Motor und Sport reports that the Korean...

  • 2012 Hyundai Veloster  -  First Drive
    Cheap Fuel Efficiency: Ten 40 MPG Cars For Under $20,000

    For many people, the purchase of a fuel efficient car is usually made to save money on driving, as the cost of being a car owner rises further and further. That being the case, why buy an expensive car in the first place, potentially taking years longer to pay off the fuel savings? The good news is...

  • 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost burnout
    How To Drive Badly & Lower Your Gas Mileage In The Real World

    With gas-mileage standards through 2016 now in place, the EPA and NHTSA are turning their sights toward rules for 2017 through 2025. Proposals are floating around for CAFE standards of up to 62 mpg (which means the vehicles you might buy would average about 50 mpg in actual use). Ah, the hell with...

  • 2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited
    Hyundai Elantra Gas Mileage

    Unlike other compact cars, the gas-mileage story for the 2011 Hyundai Elantra is simple. There's a single engine, a choice of two transmissions--six-speed automatic or six-speed manual--and any Elantra you order will have the same EPA-rated gas mileage. The figures are 29 mpg city, 40 mpg highway...

  • 2011 Lexus CT 200h
    40 MPG And Safe: IIHS Names Ten Top Picks

    Good occupant safety can come in small packages—even those that get 40 mpg or more. That's one of the themes of the latest round of crash-test results and safety ratings released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Overall, there are now ten small-car and minicar models in...

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