2013 Hyundai Elantra GT

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is expected to take North America by storm in the summer of 2012 and it will certainly appeal to a broad audience.

It is clearly designed to compete with smaller compact coupes while offering more than its price represents.

It includes a roomy interior, steering modes for exceptional performance and the best fuel economy available in its class. With these factors taken in to consideration you can expect the Elantra GT to sell well and grab a nice piece of the market share in the compact class.

Performance

Because of its size, a 1.8 liter four cylinder is perfect. The engine delivers an impressive 148 horsepower that pushes this model into the compact sports class. It is able to reach 448 miles on a full tank for city and highway driving.

The six speed manual and automatic transmissions round out the powertrain and provide the final touches on the Hyundai Elantra GT's exceptional speed and shifting performance.

Handling

The handling is delivered through McPherson Struts in the front and coils springs in the rear. Higher spring ratios, dampers and sturdier beams create a handling experience that will impress anyone.

The steering system has different modes for every driving environment which simply puts the icing on the performance and handling cake.

Interior

Slight modifications to the 2013 Elantra GT that include much needed room to the cabin in order to increase comfort while making room for all sorts of consumer minded must haves. A rear camera delivers video to a 7 inch touch screen navigational system that is mounted on the center counsel.

A clean air ionizer and dual zone heating and cooling system make any trip an enjoyable one. Add to those accessories the impressive audio system, a cooled glove compartment for beverages, heated seats and you simply cannot ask for more in a compact sports model.

More

The Elantra GT offers far more than has been mentioned here. Hyundai has the experience and technology to produce high quality, low cost vehicles and in this case they may have found their niche.

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is a luxury vehicle crammed into a compact yet roomy body and will certainly set a new standard in how vehicles in this class are looked at by the average consumer.

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Sedan Base Price: NA
Fuel Tank Capacity: 12.8 gallons (48 liters) Miles Per Gallon: 28 city / 39 hwy
Dimensions
Length: 169.3 in. (430 cm) Wheel Base: 104.3 in. (264.9 cm)
Height: 57.9 in. (147 cm) Width: 70.1 in. (178 cm)
Curb Weight: 2784 lbs (1262 kg) Maximum Seating: 5 people
Performance
Engine: 16 Valve 4 cylinder w/ D-CVVT Displacement: 1.8 Liter
Horsepower: 148 HP Max RPM: 6500 RPM
Torque: 131 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Manual