The 2023 Hyundai Elantra HEV Limited is a hybrid electric vehicle that offers a blend of style, practicality, and environmental friendliness. It has a really cool and sleek aerodynamic features, with a bold front grille and LED headlights that bring a modern and sophisticated look.
Take a look inside to find an interior that’s roomy and comfortable. It seats up to 5 passengers. There’s premium leather upholstery with contrast stitching, with heated and ventilated front seats and memory settings for the driver. Ambient interior lighting creates a relaxed atmosphere, while listening to your favorite music with an 8-speaker audio system with Infinity premium sound. The panoramic sunroof features an anti-glare tint, plus, there’s a rearview camera that helps to enhance visibility and for easier parking.
The Elantra HEV hybrid powertrain is composed of a gasoline engine and an electric motor, which ensures excellent fuel economy and reduced emissions. There’s a 1.6 liter GDI engine and electric motor, that delivers a combined output of 139 horsepower. The 6-speed automatic transmission has three selectable driving modes: Eco, Normal and Sport. Regenerative Braking is included in the package. This feature allows the brakes to convert energy into electric power, which helps recharge the battery. At lower speeds, the turbo engine and electric motor combine for low-end torque. When all of these features work together, it provides a smooth and responsive ride while still prioritizing fuel efficiency. And that fuel efficiency is needed for those with daily longer commutes from Nashville to Clarksville or Murfreesboro.
When it comes to safety, the Elantra HEV offers a long list of safety features that includes: 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags, with an airbag occupancy sensor. In addition, drivers have the extra safety features of Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, and a Blind Spot Collision Warning System for added awareness.
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/about $29,150 — FUEL MILEAGE: 49 City/52 Hwy/50 Combined.