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2005 Hyundai Elantra Compact Sedan and 5-door Hatchback Wagon
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New Car Overview of the 2005 Hyundai Elantra Compact Sedan and 5-door Hatchback Wagon
Description: Compact Sedan and 5-door Hatchback Wagon
Options & Features
This is the name of Hyundai's best-seller, fashioned as a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback wagon. Elantra GLS is the mainstay model as a well-equipped four-door sedan, although a four-door GT sedan is available plus the sport-tuned Elantra GT five-door hatchback. For 2005 Hyundai adds a new GLS five-door to the mix.
Standard gear for the GLS trim ranges from air conditioning and frontal plus side-impact air bags to power operation for windows and door locks and mirrors, a tilting steering column, AM/FM stereo with cassette deck and a keyless remote entry device tied to an alarm. GT models contain leather seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, firmer suspension settings, four-wheel disc brakes and foglamps plus 15-inch alloy wheels and a six-speaker audio system with CD/MP3 player.
The engine for all Elantras is Hyundai's 2.0-liter 4-cylinder with continuously variable valve timing (CVVT) and an output of 138-hp.
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2006 Hyundai Elantra Compact Sedan or Five-Door Hatchback Wagon
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New Car Overview of the 2006 Hyundai Elantra Compact Sedan or Five-Door Hatchback Wagon
Description: Compact Sedan or Five-Door Hatchback Wagon
Options & Features
Hyundai's perennial best-seller measures up to the compact class as a four-door sedan or five-door hatchback wagon. Elantra GLS is the mainstay model as a well-equipped four-door or five-door, although a sport-tuned GT five-door hatchback is also available. And for 2006 Hyundai adds the new Elantra Limited four-door sedan with plush beige leather upholstery and woodgrain trim.
Engine for all Elantras is Hyundai's 2.0-liter four-cylinder plant with CVVT and a power rating of 138 hp with SULEV configuration.
Standard gear for the GLS ranges from air conditioning and frontal plus side-impact air bags to power operation for windows and door locks and mirrors, a tilting steering column, AM/FM stereo system with CD deck and a keyless remote entry device tied to an alarm. The new Premium Package for all trims brings a power sunroof and additional safety hardware like ABS and TCS.
Hyundai, largest car company in South Korea, invests in North America with its new Alabama assembly plant, a technology and engineering center in Michigan, research and design studios in California plus a test track in the Mojave Desert. As a result, many of the vehicles in Hyundai's extensive lineup for 2006 skew directly toward the American market -- such as Sonata, a mid-size sedan with V6 power that comes together at the Alabama plant. Azera pops up as Hyundai's elegant new flagship sedan for the USA, and Accent, smallest car in Hyundai's fleet, rolls out in a new design with segment-leading standard saf...
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The Hyundai Elantra compact sedan (sold in South Korea as the Avante) is a small car from Hyundai of South Korea launched in 1991.1 The Hyundai Elantra is listed as EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) Picks Ten Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles.2 This vehicle is assembled in Ulsan, Korea.
The 2008 Hyundai Elantra sedan (MSRP $14,245.00 - $17,945.00 / Invoice $13,882.00 - $17,242.00) is available in GLS and SE trim levels. This model competes with the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Chevy Cobalt. Hyundai Elantra buyers can choose from a 132-horsepower, 2.0-liter I4 engine, and a four-speed automatic transmission or a 138-horsepower, 2.0-liter I4 engine, and a five-speed manual transmission. This vehicle has a standard front-wheel drive system.
The Hyundai Elantra has a multi-link rear suspension, a four-wheel independent suspension, a front and rear stabilizer bar, and a MacPherson strut front suspension.
Exterior features for the Hyundai Elantra include a rear defogger, variable intermittent wipers, an inside-mounted spare tire, and a temporary spare tire. This model has a steel spare wheel, full wheel covers, all season tires, and 15-inch steel wheels.
Hyundai Elantra instrumentation features are a tachometer, a clock and a low fuel level warning.
Seats and trim features on the Hyundai Elantra include a split-folding rear seatback, a folding center armrest, and a bench rear seat. This model has a height-adjustable driver seat, bucket front seats, cloth upholstery, and a 5-person total seating capacity.
The Hyundai Elantra basic convenience features include a front console with storage, a front seatback storage, and a remote trunk release. This model has an overhead console with storage, front door pockets and 12-volts power outlet, and front and rear cupholders.
The Hyundai Elantra power and comfort features include front reading lights, a trunk light, and an interior air filtration. This model has power and heated mirrors, power windows, 1 one-touch power windows, and remote power door locks.
Hyundai Elantra entertainment and telematics features include a mast antenna.
Hyundai Elantra safety and security features include an electronic brake-force distribution, a passenger and driver head restraint whiplash protection system, and tire pressure monitoring. This model has 2 front and 3 rear height-adjustable headrests, a rear center 3-point belt, child seat anchors, and front seatbelt pretensioners. This model is equipped with front and rear head airbags, a 4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), a remote anti-theft alarm system, and an emergency interior trunk release. More features include rear door child safety locks, a passenger airbag occupant-sensing deactivation, dual...