2021 Hyundai Elantra for Sale in Hyannis, MA
After being redesigned for the 2021 model year, the Hyundai Elantra sedan enters its seventh generation as a significant showstopper in the compact sedan class. The latest iteration boasts a bold new platform and a design known as Parametric Dynamics. With its longer wheelbase, wider stance, and lower roofline, it handles better while catching onlookers’ attention. Specific changes that have been made include a new jewel-pattern grille, new LED headlights, improved wheels, a more generous range of standard safety equipment, and the introduction of a first-ever hybrid powertrain. An ultra-sporty N Line trim will now be offered as well for drivers that are looking to capitalize on a truly thrilling driving experience.
Trims and Mechanical Components
The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is a front-wheel drive compact sedan available in SE, SEL, Hybrid, Limited, Limited Hybrid, and N Line trim levels. Aside from the Hybrid, Hybrid Limited, and N Line, power for each grade will be made by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147 hp and is matched to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The hybrids are supplied with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor that combine to whisk out 139 hp; the power for those gas-electric variants is routed through a six-speed automatic transmission. The N Line is provided with a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine churning 201 hp.
The SEL returns an EPA-estimated 33 mpg in the city and 43 mpg on the highway, while the SEL and Limited achieve 31 city/41 highway; the N Line’s fuel economy specs had not been released as of this writing. The hybrid models are expected to achieve upwards of 50 mpg combined.
The Hyundai Elantra enters 2021 with not just a completely revamped exterior, but an overhauled interior as well. The digital gauge cluster now measures out to 10.25 inches, and infotainment is handled via an 8-inch touchscreen; Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both standard. A 10.25-inch touchscreen with integrated navigation that protrudes from the top of the dashboard is offered for drivers who crave a bit more technology, and the available premium Bose audio system will no doubt impress music lovers with its sound quality. Hyundai’s segment-first Digital Key will be provided for specific trims to allow you to use your smart device or NFC keycard to lock and unlock the doors and start the engine. A hands-free trunk is now optional as well, in conjunction with the new Dynamic Voice Recognition functionality. This also allows you to open and close the windows, heat your seats, and more, all with a simple voice command.
Technology and Safety
All 2021 Hyundai Elantra trims receive the automaker’s SmartSense bundle of active safety features as standard equipment. This technology bundle consists of forward collision avoidance assist with pedestrian detection, lane-keep and following assist, high beam assist, and a driver attention warning system. Other available driver aids include blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, highway drive assist, safe exit warning, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go.