Hyundai's all-new 2017 Elantra trades its swoopy looks for a more upscale demeanor inside and out. Packed with a long list of desirable features and sporting two new engines, including a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder designed for fuel economy, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is a good choice for those with luxury car tastes and a compact-car budget.
The Hyundai Elantra has been completely redesigned for 2017. Highlights include fresh styling, three new engines, a new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, a more upscale interior and a host of new technology offerings.
Fully redesigned for 2017, the Hyundai Elantra gets a fresh new look, three new engines and a slew of impressive tech features. The 2017 Elantra is classier looking on the outside and more refined on the inside than ever before.
For starters, ride quality has been improved, making the Elantra more livable during daily driving. The Elantra's three new engines include a new base 2.0-liter engine, a turbocharged 1.4-liter engine tuned for fuel economy, and a sporty 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder designed to raise pulses. Unfortunately, with a few early tests of the Elantra, we've found acceleration to be behind that of class leaders. Somehow that doesn't feel like such a big letdown, though, thanks to qualities such as a quiet cabin and a long list of tech features. At the top trim levels you can get items such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure intervention and forward collision mitigation. But no matter how you equip it, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is as good as it's ever been and it's a strong contender in the compact car segment.