At a time area both sedans and manual-transmission models are crumbling from the market, it’s nice to see automakers abide to accomplish bunched and fun four-door offerings. Hyundai aloof appear appraisement for the Elantra N Line and it seems that it has the Honda Civic Si auto absolutely in its sights.
Hyundai brought some abundant updates to the Elantra calendar for the 2021 archetypal year, including a desperate administration change that adds some ability to the commuter-car segment. The all-new 2021 Elantra N Line uses a blueprint agnate to its competitors — four-door bunched sedan, achievement upgrades, chiral gearbox — but offers an alarming amount at a starting amount of $25,095 with the six-speed chiral and $26,195 with the dual-clutch automatic.
In comparison, the Si is $26,155 is accessible alone with a chiral gearbox. The Elantra N Line uses a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that makes 201 application and 195 lb-ft of torque. Honda’s motor is a turbocharged 1.5-liter that makes 205 application and 192 lb-ft of torque
While the achievement specs are abundantly similar, the Elantra N Line lays it on abundant with accepted equipment. The adventurous trim builds on the already well-equipped SE and SEL, which appear arranged with avant-garde assurance accessories and technology, and again adds a host of upgrades to set the N Line apart. From Hyundai’s columnist materials:
Larger advanced brakes, Multi-link rear abeyance Leather/cloth aggregate action seats, Action approach baddest option, Ability disciplinarian bench 18-inch admixture auto w/ 235/40 R18 Goodyear Eagle F1 summer tires, Heated advanced seats, Chrome accompanying bankrupt N Line analog barometer cluster, Sunroof Leather-wrapped action council caster & about-face knob, Full LED taillights, Admixture pedals, N Line advanced grille and bumper, Atramentous headliner, N Line rear fascia w/ diffuser, 60/40 split-folding rear seatback with armrest & cup holders N Line DLO (glossy black)
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Also in this class is the adapted VW Jetta GLI that puts bottomward agnate ability but has a starting amount of $27,460 with a chiral transmission. However, the VW doesn’t accommodate the aforementioned akin of accepted accessories as the Hyundai.
While it would be nice to accept a auto advantage as well, the Elantra N Line auto retains the blueprint of a fun car at an affordable amount — if the administration is your thing.