The Hyundai Elantra has become a formidable option for those looking for a mid-sized car that offers many of the top offerings from the Korean auto manufacturer. Hyundai has done a great job changing their image over the years with style, performance, comfort, and plenty of options to choose from. Now, with the 2018 Hyundai Elantra almost upon us, it’s time to see what looms on the horizon.
The 2018 Elantra offers a balance of options that do a great job juggling budget, performance, and Hyundai’s signature styling. The aerodynamic Elantra will once again with plenty of models to choose from including the Value Edition which will bundle plenty of attractive features and the GT model for those looking for a bit more power.
This preview on the new 2018 Hyundai Elantra specs, features, price, and release date for all models including the SE, Value, Sport, Limited, and GT.
2018 Hyundai Elantra Specs and Features – SE, Value, Sport, Limited, and GT Model
The 2018 Hyundai Elantra specs and features will surely be improved over the current models with expectations of being an extremely efficient, stylish, and quality car. Coming in both a sedan and hatchback body style, consumers will have plenty to choose from based on need, looks, and options. Coming standard with many features not seen in other comparable mid-sized cars including comfortable seating for five.
Some enhancements we’re hearing are likely when comparing the 2018 Elantra with the current model includes better 360-degree visibility, refined interior trim, improved steering, and a slight redesign to the exterior. All of the best of the current model will also be seen including a smooth ride, precise handling, and plenty of legroom for those in the front and rear.
The new Elantra will impress both on the inside and out with optional and standard features including both front and rear LED lighting, chrome accents, Touchscreen display, steering wheel controls, navigation, back up camera, BlueLink technology, Sirius XM radio, moonroof, push button start/stop, and plenty of safety features.
The specs of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra engine are rumoured to include a very efficient 1.8-liter engine with 145 and 175-hp and a formidable 2.0-litre 168-hp engine. We should also see a 6-speed manual and 6 speed automatic and auto-manual transmission option. Gas mileage will be slightly better at about 29MPG/city and 39MPG/highway.
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2018 Hyundai Elantra Price and Release Date – SE, Value, Sport, Limited, and GT Model
The SE model will be the cheapest 2018 Elantra and be the highly regarded Value Edition bundling plenty of features for just a bit more. Below, we have all the details on the expected launch price for all 2018 models.
|2018 Hyundai Elantra SE Price||Starting at $17,600|
|2018 Hyundai Elantra Value Price||Starting at $20,100|
|2018 Hyundai Elantra Sports Price||Starting at $20,600|
|2018 Hyundai Elantra Limited Price||Starting at $22,000|
|2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Price||Starting at $19,300|
We’re already hearing the 2018 Hyundai Elantra release date will be around the same time of all new 2018 Hyundai’s which should mean consumers will be able to pick one up during the fall or winter of 2017. It’ll likely debut in Korea around September before being sold here in the US and other markets later in the year.
We’ll be updating you with all rumours and confirmations on the 2018 Elantra specs, features, price, and release date as soon as we get more.