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2023 Hyundai Elantra Review

Vehicle type: A 4-door, 5-seater compact sedan.

Price range: $21,595 to $30,045 including $1,095 destination charge before adding options.

Power train: The base powertrain of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra is a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a CVT that drives the front wheels.

The N-Line specification model combines a 201-horsepower turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The hybrid model is powered by a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine and electric motor, producing a total of 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 6-speed DCT.

New for 2023

For 2023, manual transmissions on Hyundai Elantra N-line models will be discontinued, as will the previously offered SEL Premium package. Models equipped with the SEL Convenience Package have larger 17″ wheels, a 10.25″ gauge cluster and the same size touchscreen.

How are you?

  • spacious interior
  • Equipped with a full range of safety functions as standard
  • easy-to-use technology
  • Offers value for money

What’s wrong?

  • some cheap plastic interior parts
  • Barely enough entry-level engine
  • Performance N-Line is expensive but lacks some key features

would you like to buy? Well, definitely worth considering in the small car segment.

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The Hyundai Elantra is a five-passenger compact sedan and an attractive offering in the packed segment. The Elantra follows the classic Hyundai model, offering great value for money and an attractive warranty. And having a variety of powertrain options means that many types of buyers will find the excitement, practicality, or fuel efficiency they need when purchasing a new vehicle.

Buyers looking for a reliable, economical and practical means of transport will prefer the base Elantra, while those looking for sporty driving dynamics will consider the Competitor and the performance-oriented Elantra N. recommend to.Animals that race cars like Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen Golf GTI If you happen to want something louder, it’s received nearly universally positive reviews.

Elantra is honda civic, kia forte, mazda mazda 3, nissan sentra, subaru impreza, toyota corollaand Volkswagen JettaThe variety in the compact car segment has dwindled as crossovers and SUVs have grown in popularity, but if you’re looking to buy an Elantra sedan or other small car, these worthy cars are worth a test drive.

Whether you choose the base model, the fuel-efficient hybrid or the sportier N-Line with a turbocharged engine, the Elantra is definitely a contender in this class. It offers better value per dollar and content when compared to other markets.Those shopping in the compact sedan segment should definitely look to the Elantra.

Overall score: 3.7/5 stars

Driving Experience: 3/5 Stars


The base 2.0-litre engine offers plenty of power for real-world riding, but it’s not exciting. For more fun acceleration, the N-Line trim has 201 HP to increase the thrill index.

Compared to the top of its class, the Elantra’s handling is middling. A good compromise in precision while maintaining a high level of comfort. Buyers looking for the tightest handling should mazda 3 again honda civic.

The hybrid powertrain has less horsepower than the base model, but matches the N-Line with 195 lb-ft of torque, making up for the lack of power in most everyday driving situations. Both option engines are a clear step up from the base motor.

Safety features: 4/5 stars


The 2023 Hyundai Elantra received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Standard safety features include Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, Driver Attention Warning and Lane Keeping Assist.

Available safety features include adaptive cruise control with active lane centering and high beam assist.

Value: 3.5/5 Stars


The Elantra competes well with its peers in the compact sedan segment. The problem is, it’s also highly competitive.If you’re shopping in the compact car segment, the Elantra should be weighed alongside some of its competitors before buying.

One knock on the Elantra when compared to the best in its class is the abundance of cheap plastic surfaces in the interior. It’s not a deal breaker, but some competitors have high-end interior trim.

As the trim level increases, the price increases according to functionality, but the value remains proportional to the sticker price.

Buyers can count on the Elantra’s superior reliability and peace of mind with a 10-year/100,000-mile warranty.

Technical features: 4.5/5 stars


The base model is equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that includes wireless Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay, rare in this class. Analog gauges are enhanced by a small 4.2-inch color display in the cluster. Other features such as Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio and two USB ports are standard.

Higher trim levels and the SEL Convenience Package will feature a 10.25-inch touchscreen and a 10.25-inch full digital gauge cluster.

An available voice control system lets you adjust environmental control settings hands-free or activate other functions with just a word or phrase.

Utility: 3.5/5 Stars


The spacious cabin accommodates five adults in relative comfort, including excellent rear seat room.

A 14.2 cubic foot trunk sits in the middle of the pack for class cargo space, but should allow room for all passengers’ carry-ons. The rear seats can be folded down to accommodate larger or longer items.

Some reviewers found loading the Elantra’s trunk difficult compared to other trunks in its class due to the smaller trunk opening.

Unlike some competitors, hatchback versions are not currently available. All Elantras are front-wheel drive, which makes them less attractive in winter climates compared to his AWD offerings from Subaru and Mazda.

Styling & Design: 3.5/5 Stars


The exterior design features sharp lines and aggressive styling that stand out even in the compact segment. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but the Elantra certainly offers something different.

A large cabin means the Elantra isn’t one of the largest overall vehicles in its class.

The front seats are comfortable and spacious. Legroom in the back seat is surprisingly ample and fits all but the longest legs effortlessly.

The interior is cleaner and simpler than the exterior. Key areas include soft-touch materials, but plenty of hard plastic keeps the Elantra from feeling high-end.

Fuel economy: 4/5 stars


The EPA estimates that the base model Elantra will get 33 mpg in city and 42 mpg on the highway.this is honda civic and, mazda 3 and nissan sentra.

Given the trim’s focus on performance, the N-Line model receives an EPA estimate of 28 MPG in city and 36 highways.

In hybrid configuration, the Elantra is expected to get up to 53 mpg city and 56 mpg during highway driving in the most efficient hybrid blue trim.

What does it cost me?


2023 Hyundai Elantra SE Starts at a base MSRP of $21,595 including destination charges. The powertrain combines a CVT with a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Standard safety features include forward collision avoidance, blind spot monitoring with collision avoidance, rear traffic collision avoidance, lane keeping assist and driver attention warning. Technical features include an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto. Steering wheel-mounted controls include audio, Bluetooth, and cruise control. A 4.2-inch color screen complements the traditional gauge cluster. 15-inch aluminum wheels are standard equipment. Projector beam headlights with LED daytime running lights are standard equipment. power windows, power locks. It is an air-conditioned facility. The seats in the interior are upholstered in durable fabrics.

upgrade to Hyundai Elantra SEL The trim raises the price to $22,845 and adds a hands-free trunk release, proximity key with push-button ignition, and large 16-inch alloy wheels. The window on the driver’s side has an auto up/down function. Hyundai’s Bluelink connected car system is free for his three years and allows remote control of the car’s ignition, locks and climate control via a mobile phone app. Dual-zone automatic climate control is standard on the SEL trim. The Convenience Package costs an additional $1900 and offers a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen with voice recognition and built-in navigation, 17-inch alloy wheels, a more advanced forward collision system, a 10.25-inch gauge display, and stop-and-go functionality. Adds smart cruise control with technology, wireless charging pad, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, heated front seats and door mirrors.

Hyundai Elantra Blue Hybrid The is the entry-level Elantra hybrid starting at $25,445 and is the most fuel efficient of all trims with up to 56 mpg on the highway. The Blue Hybrid trim level is a mashup of basic features and options from the higher trim levels. That means not only does it have 8-inch touchscreen infotainment and 16-inch wheels, but it also has heated seats and mirrors, dual-zone climate control, hands-free trunk release and a proximity key. The Blue Hybrid also includes more advanced trim safety features such as Safe Exit Warning and High Beam Assist.

the most luxurious Hyundai Elantra Limited Trim levels start at $27,445 and offer the features of the SEL Convenience Package plus more luxury. 8-way power driver’s seat, Bose premium audio system, 60/40 folding back seats, heated front seats, leather trim, power tilt and slide sunroof, LED taillights, side mirror blinkers, customizable ambient interior lighting and LED All headlights are added. Dark chrome trim enhances the look over inferior models. Safety upgrades include highway driving assistance, rear parking distance warning, and rear parking collision avoidance. Oddly, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are not available in the Limited trim, although the wired version is included.

Hyundai Elantra N Priced at $28,145, the line features more aggressive styling thanks to redesigned front and rear fascias, chrome exhaust tips and 18-inch alloy wheels. The Elantra N-Line interior features reinforced sports seats, a black headliner and aluminum pedals. An N Line-specific leather-wrapped steering wheel and red-accented shifter complete the interior look. The N line package also includes performance upgrades such as a 201-horsepower turbocharged 1.6-liter engine, multi-link independent rear suspension, and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting. Many features in the Limited trim jump to the N Line, but not the Bose stereo, 60/40 split rear seats, customizable ambient interior lighting, and some of the high-end safety features.

of limited hybrid Trim, Elantra start at $30,045 with destination charges. In this more luxurious configuration, the hybrid powertrain is EPA, estimated at 49 MPG in city and 52 MPG in high speed. All the features of the non-hybrid exclusive trim are here, with a few extra treats, the front seats are equipped with heaters and ventilation, the internal memory system is the driver’s seat and his two driver profile mirrors memorize the priority position of

Based on cost and features, we recommend SEL with Convenience Package for most buyers. Those interested in maximizing fuel economy should consider the Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Blue.

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