Beneath the polarizing new external offered for the 2019 style yr, the Hyundai Elantra nonetheless represents on heck of a big worth within the compact sedan phase. Now some further usual apparatus for the 2020 style yr will spice up its price (and its potency) even additional.
Hyundai on Wednesday offered the 2020 Elantra. The replace makes a speciality of including usual apparatus to the bottom style, however many enhancements have an effect on upper trims, too. Consumers may not have to attend too lengthy for those vehicles to reach in dealerships, which must occur someday within the spring.
The largest development for the 2020 Elantra is the addition of a brand new regularly variable transmission. Changing the automated on all trims with a 2.Zero-liter Atkinson-cycle I4 (this is, each trim apart from for Eco and Recreation), Hyundai estimates that this new transmission will upload 2 miles in keeping with gallon to each and every automotive’s mixed MPG estimates. Each the SE and Recreation trims have misplaced their handbook transmissions, which is a disgrace.
Additionally vital is the addition of Hyundai’s SmartSense protection suite for all trims, together with the bottom SE, which failed to have those methods within the 2019 style yr. The suite is moderately small, packing lane-keep lend a hand, a motive force consideration track and automated emergency braking, however it is nonetheless a large step ahead for the bottom style. Upper trims already had some or all of those methods as usual.
The opposite additions are moderately minor by way of comparability. All fashions now come with dual-zone computerized local weather keep watch over, a three.Five-inch monochromatic show within the gauge cluster and a dual-shell horn. Eco fashions get stop-start, too.
Differently, the fashions are the similar as earlier than. Each and every style apart from for Eco and Recreation makes do with a 147-horsepower, 2.Zero-liter I4. The Eco packs a 128-hp 1.Four-liter turbocharged I4 and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Recreation has a 1.6-liter turbo I4 with 201 horsepower and makes use of the similar transmission because the Eco.
Regardless of the updates, the 2020 Elantra stays a significant worth. The bottom Elantra SE begins at $19,870 together with vacation spot. The Eco trim begins at $22,170, the Recreation bumps that ticket as much as $23,720, and the Elantra lineup tops out on the $24,720 Restricted trim.