Elantra sport review 2017




Elantra sport review 2017

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  • Hyundai's Elantra Sport lives up to the name – just don't expect much drama behind the wheel.

    CNBC took Hyundai's Elantra Sport out on the streets. There's a lot to like but very little to love.

    Hyundai Elantra SportDan Roth/Forbes. There are two questions the Hyundai Elantra Sport inspires: “what's that” is first, followed by “how.

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Only other thing to fix is to add a little more padding to touch points like the door arm rest and center console. To my knowledge the 7spd DCT in this model is the newer iteration as seen in the Tucson and Sonata incarnations of this power train. The dual clutch transmission is among the smoother ones out there. That will help some. NVM, just found this on a forum about the rebate:

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Hyundai Elantra Sport Review – Best Version of Hyundai's Best Vehicle

    I know someone considering a new Corolla for his kid. This Elantra Sport is a perfect example why that reputation might be lingering. After all, the Sport offers some big-time quote unquote improvements over lesser Elantras, like the more powerful turbo-four, multi-link rear suspension and upgraded brakes. The Sport is an almost car: Almost fast enough, handles almost well enough, the steering is almost communicative enough ….

    The ride quality is a wee bit firmer than I remember from previous Elantras, but then again, this is the Sport model, so one can expect it. The interior is almost good enough, too. This is a better Elantra, no doubt. I think it looks like a waterbug, especially in this black coat of paint. It suffers from what most small sedans suffer from, which is the wind tunnel.

    Elantra sport review 2017

    It seems Ford, Chevy, Dodge and many of others have found that this jelly bean shape is perfect for cheating the wind. I do like the front-end treatment here, with the snub nose. The controls are easy with knobs for the main functions like volume and climate. Once you get going, the Elantra does have plenty of power to speed past traffic.

    Getting off the line, it is a little slow, though. It choked up a few times in the mid-rev range, too. The dual clutch transmission is among the smoother ones out there. On the other hand, that probably contributes to the sluggish feel. The shifts are about average speed. It should be much more aggressive. If you want a slow, smooth and quiet Elantra, get the cheapo base model.

    Elantra sport review 2017

    Steering feel is non-existent. I was taking a curved expressway on ramp and was literally laughing at how you can yank the wheel around without feeling any change in resistance. Car news, reviews, motorsports, auto shows and stunning photography delivered right to your mailbox.

    Turn on JavaScript from your settings to fully experience the site. A good effort in a tough class The Sport is the best Elantra yet, but is outclassed by stronger competitors June 27, Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email.

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    Elantra sport review 2017

    2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Review and Road Test



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