15 April 2016 · Vehicle Reviews

5 Facts to Know About the Hyundai Elantra | Phil Gilbert Hyundai

Well on its way to become the world’s fourth largest carmaker, Hyundai has developed some of the most reliable, affordable, and beautifully designed vehicles available on the market today. With sights set on further improvements, Hyundai has built another success story with the Hyundai Elantra. Here are five facts about the Hyundai Elantra. For more information or to book your own test drive in the Elantra, visit Phil Gilbert Hyundai.


1. Available in Three Models

The Hyundai Elantra is available in three grades: Active, Elite, and Premium and is able to compete with the best as a small car with big features. Every model includes standard features such as cruise control, four-speaker audio with CD player and Bluetooth connectivity, and an adjustable steering wheel.

The Elite model adds electric folding side mirrors, a reversing camera and satellite navigation along with 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless auto-entry with start button, a luggage net and illuminated vanity mirrors. Additionally, the Premium model features rear-seat air vents and projector HID xenon headlights, with 17-inch alloy wheels, an electric sun roof, and leather appointed seats. 


2. The Specifications

  • Engine: 1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol
  • Output: 110kW/178Nm
  • Transmission: Six-speed automatic
  • Fuel: 7.1L/100km (ADR Combined)
  • CO2: 169g/km (ADR Combined)
  • Safety Rating: Five-star ANCAP

3. Interior Features

The inside of the Hyundai Elantra is as impressive as the exterior. Compared to the rest of the competition, in the small to medium sized vehicles market, the Hyundai Elantra is surprisingly spacious and neatly packaged. All three models offer plenty of rear legroom and a comfortable bench. The trunk provides a sizeable 420-litre boot with a 60:40 split backrest standard. To keep the ingenuity at the top of the line, the Hyundai Elantra also features a glove box connected to the air conditioning to keep any beverage or snack chilled. 

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4. Safety Features

Without a doubt, it came as no surprise that the Hyundai Elantra was awarded a maximum five star ANCAP safety rating. The vehicle features a chassis built with ultra-high tensile quality steel produced from Australian iron ore. The Hyundai Elantra also features six airbags and a ‘Vehicle Stability Management System’ (VSM) to apply corrective steering pressure and help you regain control if you were to skid away. 

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5. Hyundai Warranty & Service

Hyundai is known worldwide for providing the best and most comprehensive service before and after buying a new car. While most car makers offer a three years/100,000 km warranty, Hyundai provides a five year/ unlimited kilometer warranty. Additionally, Hyundai provides 24-hour roadside assistance for 12 months and a three year capped price servicing program. 

For more information about the Hyundai Elantra and its bold interior and exterior features, contact Phil Gilbert Hyundai in Lidcombe or Croydon today!