HYUNDAI ELANTRA TIES FOR TOP SPOT IN KELLEY BLUE BOOK’S KBB.COM COMPACT SEDAN COMPARISON TEST

Posted on 26. Aug, 2011 by in Hyundai Canada

Hyundai’s 2011 Elantra came out on tip in Kelley Blue Book’s www.kbb.com all-new 2011/2012 Compact Sedan Comparison Test. Tying for initial place with a Honda Civic, a Elantra kick out a Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus in kbb.com’s consummate automobile comparison, scoring 7.5 out of 10 probable points in a altogether ratings.

“When a 2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited sedan showed adult for a test, it arrived as a gut-shot to a whole compress sedan class. It started with a all-new Elantra shape, a small-sedan movement of a demeanour that we already adore on a Genesis and Sonata. It continued with a leather-lined, feature-filled interior that would have been deliberate extreme in a automobile from a subsequent difficulty up,” pronounced kbb.com experts. “At $22,830, a Hyundai Elantra Limited was a slightest costly compress sedan in a quartet. The Chevy Cruze LTZ had a shaken breakdown. We speckled persperate on a Ford Focus SEL’s mouth spoiler. And even a 2012 Honda Civic was carrying difficulty throwing a breath.”

During a extensive contrast of a compress vehicles, a kbb.com editors gave any indication an altogether rating as good as specific ratings formed on interior, exterior, performance, comfort/convenience and value.

“The 2011 Elantra stands out in a compress category, charity innovation, calm and character — characteristics mostly blank from this rival segment,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp president, Product and Corporate Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “We are anxious that kbb.com recognizes that customary 40 miles-per-gallon highway fuel economy, conspicuous oppulance and preference features, and modernized pattern can be found in a compress sedan during such an permitted cost point.”

The 2011 Elantra sets a bar in a compress sedan difficulty charity a “class-above” midsize automobile interior volume, complicated design, superb fuel economy, and loads of comfort and preference features, all during an appealing starting price. Elantra also continues to lead a attention in customary modernized reserve technologies including a new Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) complement to optimally conduct Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and a Motor-Driven electric Power Steering (MDPS).

For a whole comparison test, including full editorial explanation and logic behind any of a editors’ picks, revisit a Big Things From Small Cars story during kbb.com.

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