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2021 Hyundai Elantra

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4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

33 city, 43 highway, 37 combined

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New for 2021

  • The ECO, GT, Sport, and Value Edition trims have been discontinued for 2021.
  • Elantra trims have been upgraded with Leatherette & Cloth, Automated Cruise Control, Parking Sensors, CD Audio, BOSE Sound System, and Navigation System as standard equipment this year.
  • The N Line trim now comes with Sunroof(s), Power Seat(s), Blind Spot Monitor, and Lane Departure Warning as standard equipment.
  • The Limited trim now comes with Sunroof(s) as standard equipment.
  • The SE trim now comes with Blind Spot Monitor, Alloy Wheels, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto as standard equipment.
  • The SEL trim now comes with Smart Key and Android Auto as standard equipment.

Explore Hyundai Elantra details

N Line 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

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    Leg room

    F 42.3"/R 38"

    Head room

    F 38.7"/R 37.3"

    Front tires


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    Seating capacity



    Manual 6

    5 reasons to buy the 2021 Hyundai Elantra

    1. A trim for everyone

    One of the great things about the 2021 Hyundai Elantra is the variety that it brings to any lifestyle. You start with the well-equipped base SE trim, but if you're looking for more comfort and luxury, you can step up to the SEL or Limited models. Want to add a shot of adrenaline to your commute? Check out the sporty N Line or the amazing Elantra N. There really is a little something for everyone in the 2021 Elantra lineup.

    2. Tons of standard features

    You won't find a lack of standard comfort and convenience features on the 2021 Elantra. Even the base SE trim packs a ton of standard stuff like a six-way adjustable driver seat, remote keyless entry, and an eight-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto connectivity. Plus, you'll get a host of driver aids like forward collision mitigation, rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assist, lane-keeping assist, and more!

    3. Space for the family

    The 2021 Elantra is the first model year of the car's seventh generation, and it's bigger and better than the outgoing generation (2017–2020). Rear seat passengers get a full two inches of additional legroom (38 inches) over the outgoing version and 42.3 inches in the front, while there is a generous 14.2 cu-ft of storage in the trunk. Add in plenty of adjustments for the front seat occupants and you've got a great long-distance cruiser.

    4. Premium features available

    If you are looking for a bit more luxury, you can opt for the top-spec Elantra Limited. Not only will you find great upgrades like leather-trimmed seats, but the tech gets a boost as well. A larger 10.25-inch screen replaces the base eight-inch, and you'll find an enhanced voice recognition system. Driver aids receive an upgrade as well with standard rear automatic braking and a more advanced lane-keeping system. The Elantra Limited is a great place to spend some time out on the open road.

    5. Surprising speed

    You might not expect a family sedan to haul anything other than family. However, the Elantra has a secret—the N trim level. Built to turn laps on a race track or tackle your favorite back road, the Elantra N has a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine with an impressive 276 horsepower. That's a huge upgrade over the standard 147 horsepower engine found on the SE, SEL, and Limited. If you don't want to go quite that crazy, the Elantra N-Line gets a turbo 1.6L with a still-impressive 201 hp.

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    RepairPal gave the Hyundai Elantra an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Hyundai Elantra 12th out of 44 among Compact Cars.

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