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Hyundai Elantra GT Performance


    • The GT was first introduced as a hatchback in 2001 and 2002; sedan models of the GT began to be produced in 2005. The GT edition of the Elantra is not being produced in 2010; the 2010 and 2011 Elantra Touring edition represent a new top-of-the line Elantra.


    • GT models typically come with luxury features such as leather seats, fog lights, alloy wheels, a CD player, a colored, back-lit instrument panel and a lip spoiler. The Elantra GT is equipped with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.

    Performance Specifications

    • Horsepower is 138 at 6,000 rpm and torque is 135 foot-pounds at 4,500 rpm. The GT can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 8.3 seconds and it can reach 84 miles per hour over a quarter mile. The fuel economy of the GT is listed as 24 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway.

    Performance Review

    • According to, the Elantra GT provides a smooth, quiet highway ride and delivers "secure and stable, if not ultimately exciting, cornering performance." Steering is described as "light and easy."

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