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2018 Hyundai Elantra

MPG

City 22 - 32 MPG Hwy 30 - 40 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    4 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    4 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.7
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.7
*****
Powerful small car

by Cooper from Mooresville Nc | January 04, 2020

Car was good on gas and millage. Full tank took me from nc to dc. Synced with my phone automatically and a breeze on the highway.

*****
Very Relaible Car

by Kenneth Ferguson from Pine Bluff | December 27, 2019

This car meets all my needs from the back up camera feature, the interior design, the safety features, comfortable leg room, and plenty of trunk space.

*****
I love this car

by weasle94 from Salem Va 24153 | December 21, 2019

lots of power and the 6 speed transmission with the auto/manual shifting is great.I live in the mountains.Only problem with it being a compact is the ride can be rough on patched or bumpy roads

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2018 Hyundai Elantra Overview

New/Notable

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan that competes with the Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, and Honda Civic. This year, it remains largely unchanged.

Five trims are now available: the SE, Value Edition, Eco, Sport, and Limited.

Exterior
The Elantra retains the same appearance from last year. The frontend features a large, hexagonal grille and narrow-slit, angry headlights. The rear end also has an athletic appearance with its angular taillights and chiseled molding. Standard features include LED daytime running lights, power side mirrors, and 15-inch wheels. HID headlights, heated side mirrors, LED taillights, hands-free smart trunk, a power moonroof, chrome exterior accents, and larger 16-inch alloy wheels are also available. The Sport trim level comes with more aggressive body styling.

Under the Hood
Powering the Elantra SE and Limited trims is a standard 147-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The Eco trim is driven by a 128-hp, turbocharged 1.4-liter 4-cylinder joined to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. The Sport has a more powerful 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder with the 6-speed manual or optional 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.

Fuel economy for the SE with manual is an EPA-estimated 26/36 mpg city/highway. The rating improves slightly to 29/38 mpg with the automatic. The Eco has the best rating of 32/40 mpg, while the Sport with manual has the worst with 22/33 mpg. With the dual clutch automatic, the Sport improves to 26/33 mpg.

Interior
The Elantra has a sporty cloth interior with a 60/40 split folding rear seat. The center stack features a standard audio system with MP3 playback and a USB port. It can be upgraded with a 7- or 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, BlueLink connect services for emergencies, security, and diagnostics, and an Infinity premium audio system. Standard features include air conditioning, power windows/locks, and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. Leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power driver’s seat, heated front seats, and heated rear seats are available as well.

Safety
At the time of this writing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had not released its safety rating for the 2018 Elantra. A blindspot monitoring system comes standard, while a backup camera is optional. Other available active safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.