The #2017ElantraSport is Hyundai’s handsome new sporty affordable compact that will compete with Volkswagen’s GTI, Honda’s soon to be released next-gen Civic Si and Ford’s Focus ST. The sporty Elantra Sport Eco is expected to get a rating of 40 mpg.
The Elantra has a sophisticated sporty design outside and inside. The regular Elantra’s 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine has been replaced with Hyundai’s turbocharged, direct-injected 1.6-liter four-cylinder, producing more than 200 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque. The fuel-economy-oriented Eco also has a turbocharged engine with a 128-hp 1.4-liter turbo four. Unlike several other efficiency packages that only rely on ultra-low-rolling-resistance tires and small aerodynamic tweaks to achieve a high miles per gallon rating, Hyundai used the same strategy as the Sonata Eco mid-size sedan and has given the Elantra Eco a complete powertrain transplant. The Eco also replaces the Elantra’s conventional torque-converter six-speed automatic for a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic that provides quicker shifting and improved efficiency.
Hyundai is doing its part to Save the Manuals. The Sport and Eco will offer a six-speed manual transmission in addition to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic with paddle shifters. The Sport comes with front-wheel drive, but its rear end has been overhauled and will now have a multilink independent suspension. Replacing the non-Sport Elantra’s twist-beam axle, the new suspension design should offer more controlled dynamics and will add refinement to the Elantra’s ride while enhancing individual wheel control over bumps.
The friendly and knowledgeable team at CardinaleWay Hyundai is happy to answer your questions about Certified Pre Owned vehicles, as well as any other vehicles at our dealership. Our finance team will ensure you drive your dream vehicle off the lot that very day. Our highly skilled factory-trained service team will keep your vehicle running like new. Visit our website at www.cardinalevw.com to view our inventory and learn more about our CPO program. Our CardinaleWay Hyundai family-owned dealership has been serving the Corona, California area since 1979.
Hyundai of Corona
2525 Wardlow Rd.
Corona, California 92882
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