Of course, we would have enjoyed those same comforts had we road-tripped in an Elantra Sedan with the same features. So is the slippery, sportier style of the two-door version worth some small inconveniences and a small boost in price?
Enough drivers think so for Hyundai to go far with its new Elantra Coupe. As Mike Palmer of Salem Ford Hyundai said, we like options.
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Vehicle type: 2-door, 5-passenger, front-wheel-drive mid-size coupe Price range: $18,220 to $21,520 (plus options) Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles basic warranty; 10 years/100,000 miles powertrain warranty; 7 years/unlimited miles corrosion warranty; 5 years/unlimited miles roadside assistance Engine: 1.8-liter I4 Power: 148 horsepower at 6,500 rpm; 131 lb.-ft. torque at 4,700 rpm Base transmission: 6-speed manual Fuel economy: 28 mpg city; 38 mpg highway Wheelbase: 106 inches Length: 179 inches Width: 70 inches Height: 57 inches Weight: 2,687 pounds Fuel capacity: 13.2 gallons Turning circle: 34.8 ft.