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2017 Hyundai Elantra GT Overview (See Available Styles)

  • New Value Edition Package
  • 6-speed manual and automatic transmission options
  • Available Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT is the 5-door, high performance version of the regular Elantra. It competes with the Ford Focus, Mazda3, and Kia Forte. This year, the Elantra GT gains more available options.

The Elantra GT has a sporty look to match its performance. The front-end features a bold, hexagonal grille with chrome accents. At the rear, a high-mounted center stop light is integrated into the rear spoiler. A driver’s blindspot mirror, projector headlights, and 16-inch wheels come standard. The newly available Value Edition Package bundles automatic headlights, front fog lights, and 17-inch alloy wheels together. Other optional features include power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, a panoramic moonroof, and sport-tuned suspension.

Under the hood, the Elantra GT is powered by a standard 173-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. Fuel economy for the Elantra GT with either the manual or automatic is an EPA-estimated 24/32 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the Elantra GT has a standard cloth seating with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. It has 51 cubic feet of cargo room with the rear seat folded down. The center stack features a standard audio system that includes CD/MP3 playback, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and a USB port. It can be upgraded to the updated Blue Link multimedia system with a 7-inch display, an integrated navigation system, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility. Standard features include air conditioning, power windows/locks, and cruise control. Dual-zone automatic climate control, leather-trim seating, heated/ventilated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, remote keyless entry, and push-button start are also available.

Standard safety features include front airbags, antilock brakes, an electronic stability system, and a tire pressure monitoring system. A backup camera is available as well.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 24 MPG
  • Highway: 32 MPG

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety: *****
  • Frontal Crash: ****
  • Side Crash: *****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

33 of 33 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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