2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback Review, Specs, Price – Elantra is one of the most popular choices in the small sedan class, especially if you want to go with a more typical strength value and practicality. And with 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback, you’ll get over it, with more room to haul all your stuff.
With spacious interiors, a 2014 Elantra GT can accommodate up to 51 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats folded. It was more than what was offered most hatchbacks in this class. Even with the rear seats used, 2014 Elantra GT still has a respectable space for luggage, and large hatchback opening makes it all easy to access. In addition, the 2014 Elantra GT hatchback also provides more headroom for rear seat passengers than the Elantra sedan.
Price And Standard Features
The 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT is a four-door hatchback that available in one trim level. It’s sold in the U.S market with price range MSRP from $18,750. Standard equipment for 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback includes 16-inch alloy wheels, fog-lights, heated mirrors, full power accessories, air-conditioning, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a six-speaker CD player with satellite radio and a USB/iPod jack.
The 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback also offers the Style package that includes 17-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, keyless ignition/entry, a 10-way power driver seat, leather upholstery and Hyundai Blue Link telematics. For that, you can add the Tech package, which includes automatic headlights, a panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, a navigation system and a 7-inch touchscreen display.
Engine And Safety
The front wheel drive 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 173 horsepower and 154 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, while a six-speed automatic is available as an optional. In performance testing, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 second.
EPA estimates fuel economy for six-speed manual transmission stand at 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway and 28 mpg combined. The automatic rated at 24 mpg city/33 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined. This is a below-average figures for a compact hatchback.
Standard safety features for 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback includes antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front-seat side airbags, a driver knee airbag and full-length side curtain airbags. Optional safety features includes a rearview camera and Blue Link emergency telematics system, that provides emergency assistance, remote access, theft recovery and geo-fencing for parents to set limits for teenage drivers.
In brake testing with previous model, an Hyundai Elantra GT comes stopped from 60 mph in 123 feet, which is an average distance for this class. In government crash testing, the 2014 Elantra GT achieve a five-star rating for overall crash protection, with four stars for total frontal crash protection and five stars for total side-impact protection.
Go inside the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT and you see the interior in a different class of the hatchback. The interior is bright and simple, which is very different from many other cars in its class. Like the regular Elantra, 2014 GT interior is well built with solid materials and high quality control. But slightly different from the Elantra sedan, 2014 GT dashboard not strained with a touch of futuristic design. The optional navigation system is easy to use and controlling the radio is much more easily through the touchscreen.
With standard seat, most drivers will easily find a comfortable driving position, although the optional power driver seat offers more adjustment. The rear seats are spacious and offer more headroom. 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT wide rear seat also offers a generous hip room and legroom. If you add the optional panoramic sunroof, you will find that it takes headroom, but some people would appreciate the natural light into the cabin.
Cargo capacity can hold up to 23 cubic feet, which is generous compared to other hatchbacks in this class. The seats are easily stowed by flipping the seat cushions forward and the seat-backs flat, providing an excellent 51 cubic feet of maximum capacity.