2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport
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We can begin by thinking the name-new Hyundai Elantra Sport in the discourse of collection-leading compact cars such as the Mazda 3 and the Volkswagen Golf. Those are our two best loveds. In marked opposition, the Sport is the third name-new Elantra model, approaching after the 2.0-liter model and the fuel-sipping Eco model. Like the other Elantras, the Sport is accessible only as an sedan car.
It starts at $22,485 with a six-speed manual transmission, increase $1100 for the seven-speed multiple-clutch automatic. That’s a few thousand dollars more than other Elantras, with the additional payment covering some momentous automatic improves. The Sport’s 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder makes 54 more horsepower than the normal base model and a multilink breed mixture replaces the torsion-beam shaft used in other Elantras. The front brakes are improved to 12.0-inch armatures and distinctive 18 inch wheels with performance all-season latex are met at the four areas. Hyundai says this all adds about 150 pounds to the restrain weight, which is roughly 3000 pounds for the Sport. Fresh front and breed fascias and multiple exhaust gas ends visually identify the Sport from other Elantras.
Feels fast and quite good, if any Elantra was going to overwhelm us, this would be it. The turbo 1.6-liter is fast to rev and makes good energy, it also makes a lot of sound, not all of it pretty. The Sport puts its champion foot forward when our right foot is on the restraint steer, which is tight and gives the brakes a solid, advanced bite. But apart from going and stopping, the Elantra Sport needs more work. The manual stagehand is excelled with a good circular VW Golf like ball, but the bar is a bit long. The automatic simply translations too slowly to be fair. Similarly, the flat bottomed, leather-wrapped wheel feels superb in your guardianships, yet the riding feel and feedback are lacking. The Elantra Sport drives stiffly and areas confidently