A sleek compact sedan like the Hyundai Elantra is a solid choice for everything from a road trip to your daily commute. So, what can the latest model do for drivers in Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre? Maguire Hyundai finds out for you in this 2020 Hyundai Elantra review.

2020 Hyundai Elantra Specs

 The 2020 Hyundai Elantra offers three options under the hood. The base engine is a 2.0L 4-cylinder that gets up to 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain can also provide you with an EPA-estimated 31 MPG city and 41 MPG highway.

The second option places even more focus on fuel economy. The Hyundai Elantra Eco trim runs on a 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder that gets up to 128 horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque. It also delivers and EPA-estimated 41 MPG highway but is a little more efficient downtown with an EPA-estimated 33 MPG city.

The most athletic option comes standard on the Hyundai Elantra Sport. It features a 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder that helps this trim live up to its name with 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Even this larger engine is capable of great fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 26 MPG city and 33 MPG highway.

Interior Dimensions

The Hyundai Elantra offers comfortable seating for up to five people. There's a choice between cloth and leather seats and 95.8 cubic feet of space passenger space to enjoy. Even when you've got three people sitting in the back row, everyone will be able to find room to relax.





40.3 inches

37.3 inches


42.2 inches

35.7 inches

Shoulder Room

56.2 inches

55.3 inches

Hip Room

53.4 inches

51.9 inches


The second row also offers quick access to the trunk with 60/40 split fold-down rear seatbacks. While there's 14.4 cubic feet of cargo room in the trunk, this can help you load longer items like some standup lamps, skis, or your Christmas tree.

You'll also find convenient storage comparts throughout the interior, too. Inside the center armrest there's a convenient storage box with a sliding cover, so you can keep valuables hidden.

Safety & Driver Assistance Features

To keep you and safe and protect everyone on board, the Hyundai Elantra was built with an energy absorbing steering column and front and rear crumple zones. Inside, you'll be surround by seven airbags, including side-curtain airbags that cover both rows of seats.

There are also lots of driver assistance features available to give you more awareness and prevent accidents before they occur. For example, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist can apply the brakes for you, while a Blind-Spot Collision Warning lets you know when it's safe to change lanes. There's even a Driver Attention Warning that can tell when you're distracted and remind you to focus on the road.

Test Drive the Hyundai Elantra

Visit Maguire Hyundai to test drive the stylish Hyundai Elantra. It offers a safe, comfortable, and efficient performance to drivers in Ithaca, Vestal, and Sayre. To learn more about this 2020 Hyundai Elantra review, contact us or visit our dealership.

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