2016 Hyundai Elantra GT

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New hatchback coming, 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT. Hyundai Motor America introduced a refreshed Elantra GT for the 2016 version year, offering upgraded styling with customer-focused innovation as well as attributes, at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

The Engine and Performance

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT comes standard with a 2.0-liter Nu engine mated to the selection of either a 6-speed guidebook or 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC hand-operated change command. Gas is supplied by a stressful Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) system, which assists boost engine reaction compared to non-GDI designs. The 2.0-liter Nu has been tuned to give even more torque at 1,500 revoltions per minute compared to the 1.8-liter Nu recently offered on the Elantra GT and presently readily available on the Elantra Sedan.

Hatchback Design – Interior and Exterior

For 2016, Hyundai offered the Elantra a rather significant nose surgery, eliminating the dual-element grille with the crossbar and setting up an unit that uses straight slats from top to bottom. Furthermore, the grille acquires a angular outline, changing in 2014’s rounded advantages. This provides the Elantra GT a more mature and enhanced look, something the brand name has been dispersing throughout its whole schedule.

That fresh new grille works well with the remainder of the Elantra’s physical body, which carries over unchanged otherwise. The only other modification of note is the new set of 17-inch wheels in what Hyundai calls a “euroflange” layout.

On a whole, the Elantra GT stays as flashy and also fashionable as it was in 2013, many thanks to its sharp physical body lines, chrome beltline, and also optional LED taillights. It’s simply a bit much more refined than it was previously.


On the inside, the changes to the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT are limited to optional equipment. These include ventilated front seats, an offered next-gen gps system with HD radio and also Siri, as well as a next-generation Blue Link system with remote start, climate control, and also destination search.

Apart from those options, the Elantra GT continuouslies supply the very same, spacious cabin it consistently has. This includes 96 cubic feet of guest space for its 5 occupants and also 51 dices of max payload room. Regardless of being right in the middle of its class in regards to cargo as well as traveler space, the Elantra GT leads the class ahead as well as rear shoulder area.

The Elantra GT also has a lot of space for all the odds as well as ends, consisting of a sunglasses owner, front and also back mug holders, door-panel container holders, a cooled glove box, a good-sized center console storage location, a front storage space mold, and front seatback pockets.

On high end trim degrees, the Elantra GT likewise obtains lots of high-end devices, consisting of a 7-inch touchscreen and dual-zone environment control. Just what’s even more, heated seats are included in all Elantra GT designs, as is a 172-watt audio system with AM/FM/SiriusXM abilities and also Bluetooth streaming audio.

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Safety options

Elantra GT showcases the most recent energetic and passive safety modern technologies to make certain maximum defense for its occupants, consisting of Daytime Running Lights, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), ABS (anti-lock stopping system) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution as well as Brake Assist and also VSM (Vehicle Stability Management. Seven airbags – curtain, front and also side including a motorist’s knee air bag – are basic.

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Price

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT will start from $18,800, plus $825 products cost, and head upward from there. Relocating into the automatic transmission leap the base price up to $19,800.

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