2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Review Update

Tuesday, July 5th 2016 | Hyundai

Just after being seen in Europe as prototype, the new Elantra GT finally will be released to the global auto market as 2018 year model. The upcoming compact sedan will be upgraded with some changes and improvements to offer better vehicle performance. Based on recent updates, the styling outlook of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is almost similar with a Genesis G90 model. However, we are still sure that the next generation of Elantra sedan will possess its distinctive characteristic than the Genesis version.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Front Angle
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Changes

Exterior and Interior

Much inspired with the Genesis sedan, we might notice a sportier and slimmer headlights set up in the large hexagonal grille. Since its first coming up in 2011, the late two Elantra generations might become the most upgraded sedan models among other former versions. It is due to Hyundai had just given a slight modification to its early models. Therefore, we are quite optimistic that the next 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT will enhance its stylistic and futuristic design. Just for additional information, in some chances, the Elantra sedan is also known as Hyundai 130.


Under the hood, the engineer is likely going to enhance some engine options for the upcoming sedan. First could be a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with the amount of speed at around 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. Another opted engine might be a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine that could deliver the output of around 128 hp and 156 lb-ft of torque. For the transmission, a six-speed manual transmission is still relied to be mated with the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT engine configuration. However, while the official engine confirmation is not yet existing, the changes are still possible.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Release Date and Price

The new generation of Elantra sedan is expected to be released in the market sometime in year 2017. Speaking about the price estimation, we could make a bit comparison with the current model that costs $18.900 for manual transmission and $19,900 for the automatic. Based on this appraisal, the price of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is supposed to be not more than $20,000.

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