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Detroit Review – 2021 Hyundai Elantra

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Detroit Review - 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Vehicle Overview

The Elantra by Hyundai continues to be one of the most popular sedans in and near Detroit Warren Sterling Heights Ann Arbor Dearborn. A big part of that success is that Hyundai continues to refine the nameplate and really pays attention to detail when it comes to what sedan fans want. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra available at Glassman Hyundai is notable in that it has been redesigned and ushers in the model’s seventh generation. The Elantra boasts a new exterior aesthetic, a refreshed interior that is more technologically oriented and a bigger trunk. Hyundai is offering a Hybrid for the first time, and the new N Line—which will be available later in the year—is an Elantra designed with performance in mind.

Detroit MI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Overview

Exterior – 2021 Hyundai Elantra

With the new Elantra, Hyundai set out to give the vehicle a lower stance and a more elongated aesthetic. It did this by increasing the wheelbase and making the vehicle a bit wider and longer. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra also weighs less, and ground clearance was not sacrificed. Keyless access will be standard, and Hyundai is introducing a smart digital key that you can maintain on your smartphone. Trunk specs were not available for this Detroit review, but about 15 cubic feet is expected.

Detroit MI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Exterior

Interior – 2021 Hyundai Elantra near Detroit MI

It is worth noting that as we write this 2021 Hyundai Elantra review, the new Elantra has not yet arrived. In addition, Hyundai has not finalized the details. So, while everything in this Detroit review is as accurate as possible, these details are subject to change. A focal point with the new Elantra is to make it more technologically advanced, and all models feature a customizable digital cluster and state-of-the-art infotainment system. An 8.0-inch touchscreen is standard. A 10.3-inch touchscreen is optional, and Hyundai has now positioned it above the dashboard in order to make it easier to view while driving.

Detroit MI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Interior

Mechanical – Elantra specs near Detroit

Sedans with an all-wheel-drive option are becoming more prevalent, and some automotive journalists speculated that the 2021 Hyundai Elantra would offer it. Nevertheless, Hyundai has opted to keep the Elantra exclusively a front-wheel sedan. It has however improved on the intelligent variable automatic transmission that was introduced last model year. The intelligent aspect helps to improve fuel performance and can even put the vehicle into particular driving modes based on current conditions.

Detroit MI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Mechanical

Powertrain – 2021 Hyundai Elantra specs near Detroit

The base powertrain from last year is carried over to this year but with some fuel performance improvements. This features a 2.0L i-4 engine mated to the aforementioned IVT. This powertrain is rated for 147 hp and 132 lb.-ft. The new hybrid powertrain features a six-speed dual-clutch automatic, a 1.6L i-4 and electric motor, which combines for 139 hp and 195 lb.-ft. Details on the N Line are still being kept under wraps. However, based on the engine Hyundai has available and how it has approach other vehicles in the N series, a turbocharged engine and a dual-clutch seven speed is expected. It would also not surprise if Hyundai offered a six-speed manual transmission as an option.

Safety – Hyundai Elantra specs near Detroit MI

The new Elantra has not yet been tested by organizations like the IIHS and NHTSA, but Glassman Hyundai fully expects the Elantra to once again be a Top Safety Pick. Hyundai has been a segment leader when it comes to standard driver assistance technologies, and you can expect forward collision mitigation, pedestrian detection, lane keep assistance and so forth. Hyundai will also offer its new smart cruise control, which can adapt to traffic conditions and keep the vehicle centered in its lane.

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Are you ready to test-drive the new Elantra? You can do that by visiting our location near Detroit Warren Sterling Heights Ann Arbor Dearborn. No appointment is needed. Simply visit us at your convenience. You can also call us, and we’ll be happy to provide you quotes and the latest details over the phone. You can also shop with us online, and we have team members available via live chat and email. They can provide quotes, discuss the latest specials, help with financing and much more.


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