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2017 Hyundai Elantra : The Popular Compact Sedan Gets Even Better

With the all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai has only one objective in mind, and that’s to take over the top spot in the competitive and very popular compact sedan segment. Already one of the best-selling vehicles in Canada, the Elantra gets even better for 2017 with a host of mechanical and design improvements that will make the Korean sedan very difficult to beat.

2017 Hyundai Elantra: improved where it counts

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra has been improved where it matters, and that means the exterior styling, interior design, safety, performance, and fuel economy. The new 2017 Elantra’s body has been tweaked to give the car a more modern appearance that is full of personality. That means that you will know when you see a new Elantra on the road, and you will know that you are looking at the very latest sedan from Hyundai. The Elantra always had a very unique exterior design, especially the previous generation, and the new model is no different.

Inside, the new 2017 Elantra shares many components with the recently introduced Hyundai Sonata as well as with the new Tucson as well. That means that buyers get a refined interior built using quality materials, as well as an ergonomic center console with a 7-inch standard touchscreen (8-inch is optional) that includes both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Safety is also a big component of the new Elantra, and the latest compact sedan from Hyundai gets all the driver assistance technologies you could hope for in this segment including lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, collision detection with automatic braking which can also detect pedestrians, and a lot more.

New SuperStructure: the heart of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra

So the 2017 Elantra has a new design, both inside and out, and plenty of new technological goodies to improve safety. But the core of the new Elantra is the SuperStructure on which it is built. Firstly, it’s important to remind ourselves that Hyundai is not just an automaker, but also a multinational steel company. Therefore, the automotive division has access to high-strength premium steel at a more affordable rate that its competitors.

Back to the SuperStructure, it is in fact a very rigid, very strong structure on which on the 2017 Elantra is built. Having a structure made of high-strength steel not only improves performance as it makes the car handle a lot better, but it also makes the vehicle more comfortable as vibrations and road noise is reduced. Moreover, the 2017 Elantra is also safer thanks to its SuperStructure.

Under the hood of the new 2017 Elantra, buyers get a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder Atkinson Cycle engine that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. This new, fuel-efficient engine can be paired with a six-speed automatic, or a six-speed manual transmission.

To learn more about the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, contact us today at Kitchener Hyundai.

Oct 11st, 2016