In general, critics come away impressed with the quality build and interior refinement of the '09 Elantra's cabin. Back leg room is adequate; I did manage to keep myself reasonably comfortable for two hours or so. The powertrain is covered for 10 years or 100,000 miles. While driving on a really, really windy day, there was noticeable wind noise against the windows, but that's to be expected. It's got a subtle face, with trapezoidal headlamps having rounded edges, leading down and into a cup-shaped grille with three simple chrome bars.
Drivetrain Powered by a 16-valve, 2. Front, side, and curtain airbags are standard across the Elantra lineup; so too are anti-lock brakes and active head restraints. Dealer did not discover bad caliper when installing new brake pads all around. The trend continues to the trunk, whose 14. Critics find the controls large and legible, and the chrome accents and blue backlighting give the dash a slightly upscale feel.
The Jetta also has more standard features than the Elantra. The thin grille sports a with pride and small chrome eyebrow accents set off the fog-lights in each corner of the front fascia. Its sculpture is clean, with a high beltline running along at the body-colored door handles. Interior Features The Hyundai Elantra is a larger, roomier car than the Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic. For more new car reviews, interviews and automotive news visit kbb.
The front seats are quite comfortable, with good bolstering, and the standard cloth is smooth though unexciting. Elantra Touring comes standard with Electronic Stability Control, unusual for this class. I work 45 minutes away from where i live so the elantra helps me a lot when it comes to saving money on gas. When driving it feels super safe. Also, most competitors offer more horsepower than the Elantra can muster. You make the best vehicle on the road, best quality trained and service focused service departments, and the very best investment in transportation in America. During the 1930's and 1940's, the Japanese were not very kind to the Korean nation, trying to take over their country.
Some might expect the Elantra Touring to have a spartan interior made of recycled pop bottles and leatherette seats. The engine offers the latest four-cylinder technology; it can power the Elantra to 80 miles per hour without much effort and delivers good fuel economy when driven conservatively. Verdict With an attractive price and a spacious and comfortable interior, the Elantra proves appealing to those who value space over an entertaining driving experience. Go ahead, poke the dash — it'll give. That quality fitting also reveals itself in the smooth opening and closing of the doors. They chose the i30, designed in Germany and currently on sale in Europe, and South Korea. In order to be heard above the noise, Hyundai chose to import one of its existing models from abroad rather than developing a new model from scratch.
I had even mentioned brake noise before initial service! The car is very easy to handle and very comfortable. I have never been treated worse by a company. While driving on a really, really windy day, there was noticeable wind noise against the windows, but that's to be expected. The Touring's sheet metal is also more attractive thanks to a strong character line running the car's length with a concave sweep up to the windows. It is a wonderful value, great construction, good interior design and thousands less than a civic or corolla. The Elantra's safety score is below the class average. Inside, the story is little different: the Elantra is good but not great.
All models get revised gauges. The Touring model's seats have a premium cloth. It feels long-legged for such a small car, as if it could cruise cross-country with smoothness and ease. The Elantra received a lot of careful design work, and could pass for being seamless. Show full review Vehicle Overview The Elantra compact sedan should appeal to value- and safety-conscious buyers, as its price undercuts many in its class.
The styling holds its own in the class; it looks very clean but doesn't try to draw attention to itself. Take away the exceptional price of the and you're left with a compact sedan that's not particularly special or memorable. However, Hyundai is the Elantra Touring as a driver's car, which is like asking a member of the grounds crew to bat clean up. Introduction The Hyundai Elantra is a compact car with handsome styling, a notable complement of safety features, commendable driving manners, a responsive and fuel-efficient powertrain, a strong warranty and above-average value for the money. .
The gas mileage is outstanding as well as the trunk space. There are two cupholders behind that, and a double console under the driver's elbow. With either the standard five-speed manual transmission or the optional four-speed automatic transmission, the 2009 Hyundai Elantra has respectable acceleration. It is great on gas and very low maintenance. You will also find niceties such as sunroofs, leather, etc. The only drawback is the leather seats. The Touring has yet to make a comparison-test appearance.
The transmission lacks any manual shifting, but you've got only four forward gears anyway and there's a short-throw five-speed manual available for control freaks. In the rear, the 35 inches of leg room is a bit more than the Civic and Sentra, and a measurable amount less than the 2009 Corolla, but the Elantra has good hip room. Sam Moses contributed to this NewCarTestDrive. The five-speed manual gearbox worked well. Our test model had the five-speed, and the engine revved right up to the redline of 6500 rpm. The middle section of the back seat and the pull down cup holder obviously aren't leather. The factory radio has a good sound.