2013 Hyundai Elantra

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$16,695-$21,115
$16,208-$20,218
28 CITY / 38 HWY
Overall Quality
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Overview

What's New for 2013:
  • New coupe and GT models debut
  • GLS Sedan gains standard equipment
  • GLS Preferred package adds heated front seats
  • Elantra Limited Sedan equipped with power driver's seat
  • Limited Technology package comes with dual-zone automatic climate control

Exterior Features
The 2013 Hyundai Elantra is sold as a coupe, 5-door hatchback and a sedan. coupes come in GS and SE trim levels. Hatchbacks carry GT designations. Sedans are available in GLS and Limited trim. Power heated side mirrors are standard, and all three models have 16-inch wheels. The Elantra SE coupe, Limited Sedan and GT Hatchback (with the Style package) feature 17-inch wheels and turn signal indicators embedded into the side mirror caps.

Interior Features
For 2013, the Elantra GLS Sedan includes standard air conditioning, cruise control, and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. These items complement a stereo with a CD player, USB port, auxiliary audio input jack, and satellite radio. Power windows and power door locks with remote keyless entry are also standard. The Elantra GS coupe and GT Hatchback add Bluetooth connectivity and heated front seats.

The Elantra Limited Sedan and SE coupe include leather seats, power driver's seat, and a power sunroof. These items are included in the GT Hatchback's optional Style package. The Limited Sedan also adds heated front and rear seats.

Optional Features
The Elantra GLS Sedan can be upgraded with Bluetooth, heated front seats, aluminum wheels, and fog lights, features that are standard on the GS coupe and GT Hatchback. The Limited Sedan can be equipped with dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation system, reversing camera, premium sound, and keyless entry with push-button ignition. These items are also available on the SE coupe and GT Hatchback, which can also be equipped with a sport suspension and aluminum pedals.

Under the Hood
Every 2013 Hyundai Elantra has a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine making 148 horsepower. In states with Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) regulations, the Elantra makes 145 horsepower. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard, with a 6-speed Shiftronic automatic available as an option. Exclusive to the Elantra GT Hatchback is a driver-selectable steering system offering Comfort, Normal or Sport tuning.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Hyundai Elantra are:
  • Elantra coupe with manual transmission: 29/40/33 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Elantra coupe with automatic transmission: 28/39/32 mpg
  • Elantra Hatchback: 28/39/32 mpg
  • Elantra Sedan: 29/40/33 mpg

Safety
Six air bags, traction and stability control, and anti-lock brakes with brake assist come standard on the 2013 Elantra. A reversing camera is optional, and Blue Link telematics offers access to a number of programmable safety features and emergency assistance services.

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  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Man (Alabama Plant)) Transmission Manual MSRP 16965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Man (Ulsan Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Manual MSRP 16695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name Limited (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 21115.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name Limited (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 21115.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name Limited PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 21115.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name Limited PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 21115.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Man (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Manual MSRP 16695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Man (Ulsan Plant)) Transmission Manual MSRP 16965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17695.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Alabama Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
  • Name GLS PZEV (4dr Sdn Auto (Ulsan Plant)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17965.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 28/38
INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver's seat w/height adjustment, adjustable head restraints
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat -inc: adjustable head restraints
  • Front passenger seatback pocket
  • Front/rear door map pockets
  • Center console w/storage & armrest
  • Rear center armrest w/cupholders
  • Lower multi-box w/cover
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, digital odometer, digital clock, external temp
  • Trip computer
  • Warning lights -inc: oil pressure, battery charge, door ajar, seatbelt, low fuel, trunk lid open, brake, check engine, ABS, TPMS, ESC, water temp
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto-down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Cruise control
  • Remote keyless entry system w/alarm
  • Air conditioning -inc: cabin air filter, rear seat heater ducts
  • Rear defroster
  • Visor vanity mirrors
  • Interior lighting -inc: map lights w/sunglass holder, dome lamp, cargo area light
  • Trunk lid inner cover
  • Leather heated front bucket seats -inc: pwr driver seat w/lumbar support, height adjustment, adjustable head restraints
  • 60/40 split fold-down heated rear seat -inc: adjustable head restraints
  • Leatherette door trim insert
  • Center console w/storage & sliding center armrest
  • Leather wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: cruise & audio controls
  • Pwr windows w/driver one touch up/down
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/extension
  • Interior lighting -inc: map lights w/sunglass holder, dome lamp, cargo area light, illuminated ignition
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
EXTERIOR
  • 16" alloy wheels
  • P205/55R16 tires
  • Tire mobility kit
  • Chrome grille
  • Body-color pwr heated exterior mirrors
  • Solar glass
  • Windshield shade band
  • Front 2-speed intermittent wipers
  • Body-color door handles
  • 16 x 6.5" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • 17 x 7.0" alloy wheels
  • P215/45R17 tires
  • Pwr tilt/slide sunroof -inc: safety one-touch
  • Black chrome grille
  • Fog lights
  • Body-color pwr heated exterior mirrors -inc: turn signal indicator lights
MECHANICAL
  • 1.8L DOHC MPFI D-CVVT 16-valve I4 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson strut front suspension -inc: coil springs
  • Torsion axle rear suspension -inc: coil springs
  • Front stabilizer bar
  • Motor driven pwr steering (MDPS)
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/SHIFTRONIC
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
    • Daytime running lights
    • Advanced dual front airbags w/occupant classification system
    • Front seat-mounted side airbags
    • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
    • Child rear door locks
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 172-watt AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers, iPod/USB aux input jacks, speed sensitive volume control
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone system w/voice recognition
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