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2022 Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai Elantra highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • Sharp handling and responsive steering
  • Spacious interior and trunk space
  • The N Line model offers sporty performance and looks

Cons

  • Underpowered and noisy base engine
  • Harsh ride on rough roads
  • The infotainment system isn't very user-friendly

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 31 highway, 25 combined

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What is new for the 2022 Hyundai Elantra?

  • The Elantra is available in a new trim called the N.
  • Elantra trims have been upgraded with Leather & Suede Seats and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.

2022 Hyundai Elantra trims

Curious how Hyundai Elantra trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

SE:

  • 147-hp, 132-lb-ft of torque 2.0L
  • Cruise Control
  • Side Airbags
  • Rear Defroster
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear View Camera
  • Traction Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • View our Hyundai Elantra SE inventory

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GT:

Limited:

N Line:

N:

5 reasons to buy the 2022 Hyundai Elantra

1. Diverse engine options

The 2022 Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan with a trio of engines that range from sensible to high power. The base engine is a 147-hp 2L four-cylinder (SE, SEL, and Limited) with a continuously variable automatic transmission ideal for around-town driving and commuting. Opting for the N Line unlocks a 201-hp 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder and a sporty exhaust note with a six-speed manual transmission with swift shifts (a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is optional). Rounding out the engines is the 2022 Elantra N's 2.0L turbo four-cylinder, which dominates with 276 hp and is available with a six-speed manual or an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

2. Great gas mileage

If you're shopping for a small sedan with high fuel economy, the 2022 Hyundai Elantra is one to consider. Base SE models with the 2L four-cylinder and continuously variable automatic transmission return an EPA-estimated 37 mpg combined.

 The same engine and transmission in the SEL and Limited trims deliver similar fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 35 mpg combined.
 Looking to bridge on-road performance with fewer stops at the pumps? The 2022 Elantra N Line's 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder and optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission impress with an EPA-estimated 31 mpg combined.

3. Easy-going ride

Whether you commute, run errands, or take road trips, you'll find a comfortable ride with the 2022 Hyundai Elantra. This compact sedan delivers a pleasing driving experience with a cushioned suspension that smooths over bumps and a lightweight steering system that confidently maneuvers through tight spaces. When you lean into turns, you'll also notice minimal body roll. Overall, the Elantra provides a poised ride that's worth checking out.

4. Intuitive tech

You gain a host of intuitive technologies when choosing the 2022 Hyundai Elantra. Base models include an eight-inch touchscreen display with crisp graphics, easy-to-follow menus, and physical buttons and knobs. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto integration is standard, along with a four-speaker sound system, Bluetooth® connectivity, and two USB ports. Limited models have more features with a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, which includes navigation to help you plan your routes and additional on-screen customizations.

5. Generous driver assists

If you're looking for a small sedan with advanced driver aids, there are almost too many to list in the 2022 Elantra. All models include a rearview camera and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert to simplify complicated maneuvers. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking will enhance your driving confidence, while lane-keeping assist and pedestrian detection add extra peace of mind. Additionally, automatic high-beam headlights, driver-drowsiness monitoring, and rear seat alert are standard across all trims.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Hyundai Elantra an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Hyundai Elantra 11th out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Hyundai Elantra features and specs

N Line 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • 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
  • Rear Spoiler

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

1.6L

Horsepower

201

Torque (ft-lbs)

195

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

14

Wheelbase

107.1"

Overall length

184.1"

Width

71.9"

Height

55.7"

Leg room

F 42.3"/R 38"

Head room

F 38.7"/R 37.3"

Front tires

P235/40WR18

Rear tires

P235/40WR18

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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