The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is the brand’s compact sedan, slotted between the sub-compact Accent and midsize Sonata. The Elantra was redesigned for the 2018 model year and offers a more relaxed driving experience than some buzzy competitors. Although sporty trims are available, the car is more focused on comfort than high-performance driving. The Hyundai Elantra makes for a solid and efficient commuter car. Prices at an MSRP of $16,950.
Pros: Calm Driving Experience, High Quality Interior, Available Luxury Features, Long Warranty, Efficient
Cons: Unexciting Demeanor, Smaller Cabin Than Some Competitors
Looks Best In: Red exterior/Beige interior
Competition: Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Kia Forte, Subaru Impreza, Nissan Sentra
Coolest Feature: Optional heated rear seats are a rarity for the compact sedan segment.
Summary: With available luxury features like a memory driver’s seat and hands-free trunk opening, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra offers a lot of value for the money compared to more basic competitors like the Nissan Sentra. Combining a comfortable ride with a fuel-efficient engine lineup, the Elantra should be on the consideration list for any shoppers in the compact sedan segment.
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