Hyundai Elantra Hybrid

Hyundai Motor is a multinational car manufacturer founded in 1967 that is headquartered in Ulsan city located in South Korea. 

Hyundai Motor Group is composed of 3 big companies. Around one-third of KIA Corporation is owned by Hyundai Motor and it fully owns Genesis Motor and Ioniq which are divisions of Hyundai.

Hyundai as a multinational company can manufacture nearly 1.6 million cars per year. More than 75000 people all over the world work for this international giant and the company’s productions are sold in more than 190 countries.

Hyundai ELANTRA Hybrid is one of the bestsellers amongst Hyundai vehicles. Not only is it a fuel-efficient car, but also keeps passengers connected and safe by providing sophisticated technologies. Buyers believe that Hyundai ELANTRA is where style meets efficiency!

In this article, we are going to take a look at some features of this popular car. Keep reading!

Table of contents:

  • Hyundai ELANTRA trims
  • Car’s performance
  • Interior design
  • Safety features

Hyundai ELANTRA Hybrid models

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is available in two trims: Blue and Limited. Both models have the same Atkinson-cycle 1.6-liter engine that is connected to a magnetic electric producing 139 horsepower. The generated power is only sent to the front wheels because Hyundai Elantra Hybrid does not come with all-wheel-drive option.

The base model features the following standard items:

  • Heated front seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Keyless entry
  • 8-inch touchscreen
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay
  • HD and satellite radio
  • Push-button start

The limited trim adds the following features:

  • A 10.25-inch touchscreen in-car entertainment display
  • Sound system with 8 speakers
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Power sunroof and driver’s seat
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane-keep and following assist
  • Safe exit alert
  • Rear cross-traffic warning

Car’s performance

As mentioned above, both models come with an electric motor, a 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, and a lithium battery making 139 horsepower all together.

The Blue trim gets an EPA-estimated 53 mpg inside the city and 56 when driving on freeways. In fact, in hybrid class, the base model of Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the market.

Moving up to limited model, the efficiency drops but not so much. The limited trim gets 49 mpg in the city and 52 mpg on freeways which is still remarkable.

Interior design

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid’s cabin layout is excellent. The dashboard is angled a little towards the driver so everything is within easy reach to keep the drivers eyes on the road.

Cargo space

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid has a trunk space of 402 liters that is acceptable for a small vehicle. However, compared with other hybrid cars in the same class have less room. This means that you can store up to 4 large bags.

Number of passengers

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid offers a spacious interior and can seat up to five passengers inside. Although the coupe-like roof limits headroom, 2 average-sized adults can sit comfortably. Besides, there is enough space in rear seats so the back-seat car occupants have enough legroom.

Compared with Honda and Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra Hybrid offers more rear space and more headroom in the front row respectively.

Infotainment System

The in-car entertainment system in Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is very modern and attractive. The base model, as mentioned before, has an eight-inch touchscreen display that is simple but is designed so driver-focused that the motorist is less likely to get distracted when driving.

In limited model, a dual 10.25-inch touchscreen which is composed of an instrument cluster and infotainment screen is added. Not only are both screens colorful and easy to use, but they are super responsive. On top of that, the touchscreens in both trims support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

On the base model, there is a sound system with 6 speakers while the limited one benefits from a Bose sound system having 8 speakers.

Safety features

Crash test results

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid 2022 received a very good rating of five out of five stars for safety from NHTSA. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the car five stars in side crash and rollover tests. However, Hyundai Elantra Hybrid 2022 earned 4 stars in the frontal crash test. No crash tests are available by IIHS on Hyundai Elantra Hybrid till now. 

Driver-assist features

Driving assistant features are designed to help the driver have a safe driving. They decrease the load on the motorist and prevent crashes or at least reduce the severity of accidents. However, drivers ought to consider that they should not just rely on the systems and must be careful enough.

Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is equipped enough to put the safety of passengers first. Rearview camera, driver attention monitor, automated emergency braking, rear-cross traffic warning, high-beam headlights are some of the standard features that come with Blue trim.

On the other hand, the Limited model also provides the customers with both adaptive cruise control as well as Highway Drive Assist.

Some buyers surprise that how much amazing the Highway Driving Assist is. The front radar and camera help the system to scan the road and then the information acquired is combined with that of navigation system to assist the diver.

By pressing a steering button, you will have a full assistant when driving on freeways. In addition to cruise control, the system can keep the car in the lane regardless of the speed at which you are driving. 

How much comfortable is Hyundai Elantra Hybrid?

Both front and rear seats space in Hyundai Elantra Hybrid are spacious. The rear seats are as comfortable as the front seats and in both rows, there are sufficient space for passengers’ leg and head. 

Compare with other well-known car manufacturer, plastics used on dash and door panels are a bit lower quality. The base trim of Hyundai Elantra Hybrid comes with heated front seats as a standard feature whereas you should ask for ventilated seats as they are optional.

 Summary

Hyundai ELANTRA Hybrid is one of the best-selling vehicles amongst Hyundai productions. It is a fuel economy car that benefits from high-tech driver-assist systems to keep driver and other occupants connected and safe. 

The car comes with two models: Blue and limited. The Blue trim gets 53 mpg inside the city and 56 mpg when driving on freeways which is one of the most fuel-efficient cars in the market but the limited trim gets 49 mpg in the city and 52 mpg on freeways.

It has a cargo space of 402 liters storing up to 4 large suitcases but compared with the rivals, Hyundai ELANTRA Hybrid has less trunk space. On top of that, the car offers a spacious interior and seats up to five passengers.

The base model of the car has an 8-inch touchscreen while in limited trim, a dual 10.25-inch touchscreen composed of an instrument cluster and infotainment screen is added. Screens in both trims support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

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