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Long Island Review – 2021 Hyundai Elantra

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Long Island Review - 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Vehicle Overview

The “fully reimagined” 2021 Hyundai Elantra arrives this fall with much fanfare here at Centereach Hyundai, a dealership serving Long Island Huntington Riverhead Centereach New York. The Elantra fits right in here with the atmosphere of the area, soaking up a lot of attention and impressing casual onlookers and hardcore fans alike. Our Long Island review will cover everything you need to know about the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, including powertrain specs and the new safety platform that’s certain to give peace of mind to all who own an Elantra this year. Without further ado, let’s dive into the main course of our 2021 Hyundai Elantra review.

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Exterior – 2021 Hyundai Elantra

The exterior of the Elantra has long captured the imaginations of people who prefer to shop practically but still want a little spice in life. With a shorter rear trunk area and a wider build, the Elantra is looking more athletic than in previous years. And with a longer wheelbase this year, you’re going to net some greater driving perks as well. While new colors on the exterior haven’t been released yet, we know that Hyundai usually goes with a more sophisticated color menu, so you can expect some real creative touches here.

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Interior – 2021 Hyundai Elantra near Long Island NY

Hyundai’s focus on interior space and creature comforts like technology are abundantly clear from the moment you step into the new Elantra. Its Dynamic Voice Recognition is a new feature on this year’s Elantra. It basically allows you to boss your Elantra around, telling it to do things like open your trunk or heat your seats up. Forget pressing buttons for your most important features this year. All you have to do is ask the Elantra to do something, and it will oblige. Other standout tech features include a rich Bose Premium audio system that gives you a soundtrack for life each day and wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for folks who really love their tech. Despite the focus on technology here, Hyundai didn’t leave out any of the other perks either, such as leather seating options. Centereach Hyundai gives the new Elantra interior an A+ on every count here in our Long Island review.

Long Island NY - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Interior

Mechanical – Elantra specs near Long Island

Hyundai didn’t want to trust a third party with their transmission on the new Elantra, so they built their own CVT transmission from scratch this year. It’s Hyundai imagined and produced, so it fits in perfectly with the powertrain and performance of the new Elantra. No one buys a practical sedan like the Elantra with a race in mind, but we’d like to inform you that the energetic performance of the Elantra defies its 147 horsepower rating. With plenty of torque thrown in, you get power in every area it counts.

Long Island NY - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Mechanical

Powertrain – Hyundai Elantra specs near Long Island NY

The 147 horsepower 2.0L I4 engine is an impressive standard powertrain for a traditionally affordable sedan like the Elantra. With 132 lb-ft of torque, you’ll also get the kind of peppy performance you’ve come to expect of the Elantra. Hyundai created its own CVT automatic transmission to go for all powertrains. A second engine option has been announced as well, a 1.6L I4 hybrid that’s attached to an electric motor. With 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, and paired with a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the Elantra hybrid can really dash!

Safety – 2021 Hyundai Elantra dealer

Hyundai SmartSense is standard on the 2021 Elantra, something that we’re especially pleased to see. We’ve come to expect Hyundai to give you the standard features that come with SmartSense. With rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and auto emergency braking, you get a vehicle that’s as smart as it is attractive. We’re also a big fan of highway driving assist, something that will definitely be a benefit to families out there who love long road trips in their sedan. When you really want to get out and drive and feel confident about it, the Elantra is the perfect car for you. You’ll never have to worry about your family’s safety when you’re at the helm of the Elantra. It’s practical, but in the safety department, it’s state of the art and only priced practical.

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Thanks for reading over our Long Island review of the Hyundai Elantra. Its 2021 model year promises to be the most thrilling yet, with brand new in-house CVT transmission and a powerful standard powertrain that’s sure to delight anyone who gets the pleasure of driving it. And with a sturdy construction and more aerodynamic build, you’ll find that the “driving on air” feeling is there from the get go. This sporty sophisticated sedan is priced to sell, though! Give us a call today to schedule a test drive of the new Elantra when it finally hits our dealership lot. We look forward to helping you save money on this new sedan from Hyundai.

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