Hyundai Motors is ecstatic. Their new Elantra has surpassed all time sales record in the US. Earlier this week, the company revealed that they had already sold a total of 186,361 units of Elantra sedan and is well on its way to cross the 200,000 mark by end of the month thus competing with sales of Hyundai Sonata on the same level.
Both these models are produced from the company plant in Alabama and Hyundai has added a third shift to the plant this year to meet this increased demand. Hyundai Elantra, the five seater sedan possesses a host of stylish and safety features on board. Interior space is at a premium and it is offered in two trim levels – GLS and Limited.
Both these use a 148 hp, 1.8 liter four cylinder engine. The engine on GLS trim is mated to a six speed manual transmission with the six speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC is offered on the Limited variant. Safety features include four wheel anti lock disc brakes, electronic stability control with traction control and a total of 6 air bags. Sun roof, turn signal indicators, 17” alloy wheels and heated leather seating surfaces are also available. For more information, scroll down.