2015 Hyundai Elantra

Pros: Generous level of features for the money; roomy interior; pleasant road manners; added cargo versatility of GT hatchback model

Cons: Lack of stand-alone options means some desirable features are available only in expensive options packages, some lackluster interior materials

CG Says: Aside from the discontinuation of the 2-door coupe body style and some minor revisions to option packages, the Hyundai Elantra lineup sees no significant changes for 2015. Like the larger Sonata, Hyundai’s Elantra sedan packs the one-two punch of attractive styling and good fuel economy. This compact car does most everything well, though it doesn’t really stand out in any one area. That still makes for a compelling package in this highly competitive class. Pricing is attractive, but watch the options on range-topping Limited models. The Elantra GT 4-door hatchback maintains Hyundai’s generous features-per-dollar value equation while adding welcome cargo versatility.

The Facts
Class Compact Car
Body Style(s) 4-door sedan, 4-door hatchback
Passenger Count 5
Drive Wheels front-wheel drive
Manufacturer Hyundai
Nation of Manufacture USA
Base Prices SE: $17,250
Sport: $21,600
Limited: $21,700
GT hatchback: $18,800

Base Engine
1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Horsepower
145
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual
Avail. Transmission
6-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
27-28
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
37-38

Optional Engine
2.0-liter 4-cylinder
Horsepower
173
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual
Avail. Transmission
6-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
24
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
34-35

2015 Hyundai Elantra GT
2015 Hyundai Elantra GT