Hyundai Elantra GT Reviews
Hyundai Motor America launched the refreshed 2014 Elantra GT in a Us debut in the 2013 La Auto-show. The 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT provides a far more powerful engine into a version famous for its advanced suspension tuning, fivedoor features, style and inside room.
Hyundai upped both hp and torque to the refreshed Hyundai Elantra GT to make it much more interesting to drive. The GT now comprises a conventional 2.0liter Nu Petrol Direct-injection (GDI) engine, which provides 25 more hp (17 percent) and 23 lb.ft. of torque (18 percent) from the earlier model-year. This powertrain within the Elantra GT generates 173 hp available at 6,500 rpm and 154 lb.ft. of torque on-tap at 4,700 rpm. With these increases together with a reduced curb weight, Elantra GT are now able to boast the power - to - weight ratio and special output within the section. Moreover, Elantra GT now creates more hp compared to the Subaru Impreza, Ford Focus, Mazda3 fivedoor and Volkswagen Golf fivedoor. LED taillights were added by Hyundai engineers, to sharpen the appearance of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT. To enhance visibility a fresh integrated driver's blind-spot mirror was likewise added. The 2014 Elantra GT goes on-sale in December 2013.
TORSION-RICH 2.0-LITER NU GASOLINE DIRECT-INJECTION ENGINE
The 2014 Elantra GT enjoys the stronger 2.0liter Nu motor. Gas is sent to the 2.0liter Nu with a highpressure Gasoline Direct-injection, which leads to improved engine response. The 2.0liter Nu has-been tuned to offer more torque at 1,500 rpm in relation to the outgoing 1.8liter Nu.
This power-plant produces an impressive 24 mpg city/33 highway EPA-ESTIMATED fuel-economy rating with the available sixspeed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC(registered company). (the Elantra GT attains 24 mpg city / 34 mpg highway EPA-ESTIMATED fuel-economy rating, When equipped with the manual).
Weight is also reduced by a lightweight intake manifold by 30-percent above a forged device. The aluminum "bed plate" found under the cylinder block decreases engine NVH levels and enhances block rigidity by 30-percent.
THE ADVANTAGES OF GASOLINE DIRECT-INJECTION
The gas is injected by a camshaftdriven, high-pressure pump that functions at pressures up-to 2,175 psi. Direct-injection also uses a higher than ordinary 11.5:1 compression ratio for increased power.
'FLUIDIC SCULPTURE' LAYOUT
The 'Fluidic' essence offers the Hyundai Elantra GT with a slick.30 coefficient of drag. Everything about Elantra GT is aerodynamic in the reduced overall height and profile, for the glossy side-mirrors. Tire gaps are minimized while rock panels are streamlined. Lower wind-resistance means a smoother trip.
In advance, Hyundai's touch hexagonal grille with chrome accents streams in the hood. The graphical includes a chrome beltline molding to match the glossy character lines. Accessible 17inch alloy wheels with chrome spears and sharp projection headlamps, fog lights v contemporary layout. It is all finished off within the backside together with the newest accessible LED taillights.
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Review and Road Test
THE ADVANTAGES OF A REDUCED CURB WEIGHT WITHIN THE COMPACT SECTION
Elantra GT's widespread utilization of highstrength steel enables the suspension to function optimally.
Elantra GT's sixspeed manual-transmission provides quick, crisp shifts and more optimizes engine functionality. These clear shifts are due to triplecone synchronizers for first and second gears, doublecone for third gear and singlecone for fourth, fifth and sixth gears.
Maximizing interior volume and result in cargo room, more cabin area and flexibility and delighting buyers with assorted chairs layouts are hallmarks of Hyundai engineering. The Hyundai Elantra GT attributes chairs layouts that will easily seat five individuals or accommodate four passengers, plus long things like clubs or snowboards. Fold down two seats to seat three individuals and hold bigger deals or fold down each of the rear seats to have CUV-sized freight space. These options enable clients to detect that Elantra GT has more interior volume than Mazda3, VW Golf and Ford Focus and even more freight capacity compared to the Nissan Juke crossover, because of fold - level rear seats and rear seat cushions that may turn upwards.
The cargo area also includes a 12volt outlet for customers who want to plug in their own mobile electronics.
ELANTRA GT STRUCTURE
The rear suspension is comprised of the light-weight coupled torsion-beam for increased steering balance and monotube shock-absorbers. Changes to the GT include a stiffer twist beam, higher back spring rates and Sachs dampers for improved body motion-control. These changes produce driving dynamics that are comfy and sporty. Additionally, two suspension packages were created to enhance tuning for the two different tire sizes. The Elantra GT's Design bundle provides a sportier suspension calibration that's optimized for the lowerprofile P215/45R17 tire.
Driving, motorists take advantage of Hyundai's Driver-selectable Steering Mode. With three working modes to pick - Sport, Regular and Relaxation - this system enables motorists to accommodate Elantra GT steering features to street problems and varying driving tastes any time they pick. Comfort level is perfect for parking and town environments and gives the maximum ease of steering. Activity is optimized for higherspeed highways or winding streets, while Ordinary is perfect for a blend of driving conditions. The Motorist Selectable Steering Mode adjusts energy aid levels in every single mode and moderates steering buildup curves and oncenter buildup sense through the steering range, permitting an extremely natural, progressive feel. Directing damping characteristics, high-frequency friction levels and busy yield gain are also optimized for Elantra GT inside this technique.
Found within the centre console, the available navigation system is shown using a seveninch touchscreen and includes the rearview camera display. Elantra GT's rear-view camera is similar to no other.
Dualzone climate controls guarantee a cozy environment for all residents during long journeys, as well as the inclusion of the panoramic sunroof offers increased natural light inside the cottage. The Double - zone climate controls also comprise an automatic defogging system, which removes it entirely from the windshield and detects humidity levels using a detector.
Hyundai Elantra GT comes standard with a 172watt AM/FM/Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system with six-loudspeakers and iPod(registered company)/USB/auxiliary input jacks. A Bluetooth interface is also conventional. The SiriusXM Satellite Radio interface is also incorporated into the navigation unit and features station logos, realtime NavTraffic and Information providers, like Stock Ticker), NavWeather (registered company and Sports Ticker. Customers may also upload personal images from the USB as opposed to a CD to be shown in the machine's house display.
HYUNDAI ASSURANCE LINKED TREATMENT RUN BY BLUE LINK(registered company)
Hyundai's industry-top telematics providers plan, Assurance Linked Treatment, is standard on all 2014 Elantra GTs built with Blue Hyperlink for 3 years. Hyundai owners are provided by this innovative ownership program with auto care providers and pro-active security through the Hyundai Blue Link telematics system. These solutions include Improved Roadside Assistance, Automatic Collision Notification, Automatic Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and invehicle Auto Care maintenance scheduling.
Hyundai also recently launched an allnew mobile program for the Blue Link telematics system. Subscribers are allowed by the mobile app to remotely access various discretionary Blue Link attributes and services through suitable mobile devices. Totally redesigned from the bottom up, the app is substantially improved from the prior edition and boasts quicker navigation, a fresh user-experience and advanced new features.
Blue Hyperlink is an advanced telematics solution that provides connectivity to seamless for infotainment, service and security capacities and is supplied in three bundles: Necessities, Assurance and Assistance.
The Elantra GT features the active and passive safety systems to make sure maximum protection for the residents. The Hyundai Elantra GT will even provide a conventional driver's blind-spot mirror.
Driving Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Manual - In Depth Test Drive
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