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2013 Hyundai Elantra GT

At a Glance

Pricing $18,395 - $19,395
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.8l I4
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 26-27 (city), 37 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 52

Overview Information

The Hyundai Elantra is also available in a compact five-door model. The Elantra GT is similar in size to competitive models like the Toyota Matrix, Kia Forte, Mazda Mazda3, and Ford Focus. These models are defined by their four full-sized side doors and large hatchback. A fuel-efficient 1.8l four-cylinder engine is the only engine available. With 148-bhp, the Elantra has more power than the Toyota Matrix, but lags the larger displacement engines in other models. The Elantra's fuel-economy is rated at an estimated 27/37 (city/highway). Offered in only one trim level, the Elantra GT includes power windows, power locks, keyless remote entry, four wheel disc brakes and alloy wheels as standard equipment.

What Changed:

The Hyundai Elantra Touring is replaced with a more aggressively styled five-door model for the 2013 model year. The new Elantra GT has a shorter wheelbase and wider track. Overall length has decreased by almost 7 inches reducing legroom and cargo capacity somewhat. The smaller displacement 1.8l is more powerful and fuel efficient than prior models 2.0l. Only one trim level is offered.

Official Word:

Hyundai Motor America today introduced the all-new 2013 Elantra GT in a North American debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Elantra GT brings five-door functionality and European driving dynamics to the expanding Elantra lineup and is slated to hit dealerships this summer. The lineup now includes Elantra Coupe - also making its world debut today - and the popular Elantra sedan, the 2012 North American Car of the Year. Elantra GT is based on the new-generation...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Elantra GT 1.8l I4 (148-bhp) M6 FWD 26/37/31 52 $18,395
Elantra GT 1.8l I4 (148-bhp) A6 FWD 27/37/32 50 $19,395