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Review Hello viewers, Jay here. First, I was very hesitant to buy any hatchback and test drove many used hatchbacks like... KIA SOUL, FORD FOCUS,SUBARU FORESTER AND IMPRESSA THE KIA FORTE HATCH AND EVEN A FORD C-MAX, JUST TO NAME A FEW. All my cars were used, to see how well they felt ( weathered) over time and none were older then 2013 models. Since I love the outdoors and I'm now disabled, I and need reliable transportation and maybe something fun, more than ever I always buy a car thinking THIS IS THE LAST CAR I'M BUYING FOREVER AND WOULD I WANT TO DRIVE THIS THAT LONG>>>FOREVER, and with that in mind..we begin. I have driven over 3 dozen cars, trucks , vans and owned over a dozen cars in my day. So now hitting 60 years old and getting tired of the same old crap. Have owned everything from A 94' GEO METRO-PONTIAC GRAND AM-OPEL KADET-CHEVY MALIBU( 1969 AND A 2000 MODELS ) STATIONWAGONS, SEDANS,COUPES, EVEN A 70' VW BUS AND TWO BUGS 1966 AND19 67 MODELS AND have been a truck driver in the bay area for over 20 years...so most cars don't suprise me anymore But then I saw the 2015-2016 ELANTRA GT. Well first, the looks are really great and the interior is very handsome and well thought out and logical for a under 25k car . Its very well built and no cheap feel inside or out, as if they asked me to design something for everyone's taste . The doors thud with a very solid thud (even the rear hatch ) and controls are very AUDI LIKE. ( because the main designer for AUDI now works for Hyundai) Next, the Engine performance is very important to me since I just traded-in my V-6 Malibu full size car, and let me tell you this car moves... the Elantra GT 92015-2016 models only) has more power than my V-6 Chevy and it show...boy does it move , so what if I can't get the MPG of a boring corrolla, who cares. But with 40 more horses under the hood it's .WWHHEEE, not just GOT THERE.The transmission is very smooth but is working for MPG, so shifts are quick and is a REAL 6 SPEED TRANSMISSION with OVERDRIVE and I get 36 mpg hyway and 28 city like a nissan versa so I'm wowed by a 173 horsepower engine that's more powerful than a v-6 and still gets that milage in the real world ( i buy only top tier gas like union 76-chevron or ARCO for these results so what's top tier gas...google it ) aAnd since I hate CVT transmissions and I get these MPG numbers daily, give me a solid 6 speed tranny any day, and it delivers plenty. This auto has a wonderful MANUAL mode shifter but the auto does a great job too. The seats are very as comfy like the lexus 330 roadster/hatchback I drovebut wasn't going to spend 35,000 for that, but got damn close in my ELANTRA GT with 173 horses. It's ride is sport tuned,( that means a bit stiff to you and me, to hung the road more than a sedan) so If you what a lexus or a sonata ride, look elsewhere. The GT really stants for "GREAT TURNING AND CITY CAR" . Driving on uneven pavement or bumpy freeways will be a bit of a learning curve, for large sedan drivers so test drive it over railroad tracks and broken pavement nearby your car dealer and take your time..Rule 1 or car shopping is, If you plan to own it for more than 5 years take at least 20 mins. on a test drive and don't go the way the salesman tells you ( because it's the smoothest route, duh! ) Also roll down all windows and turn off any A/C and listen for any noises( salesman like to talk to you to distract you from this and problems on the car) before going for it...T )HYUNDAI MODELS HAVE On top of that a 10 year- 100k mile powertrain and 5 years 60k bumper to bumper. My CPO used one also came with 10 year roadside services free !!!! try that ford, toyota, vw nissan and all the rest, I DARE YOU THIS CAR IS SEXY,SMART, CLASSY and has a KILLER SOUND SYSTEM even on my base model, so no complants in the tunes department It's really a car for anyone's whole family. Go camping, full size bike packing, and even has 51 CUBIC CARGO FT AREA like my sisters CHEV VOLT and not a tiny 1.3L or 1.8 engine to beg up a hill or through a canyon pass like all the others..Just plenty of FUN AND GUTS for such a versatile RIDE ROCKET......GET IN ....Strap down....AND HOLD ON....and leave the others are in the dust..Literally and like that name says is it LITER or RALLY ? you decide...Jay justhangin on
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Is the 2016 Hyundai Elantra-gt safe? The 2016 Hyundai Elantra-gt earned a 5-star overall safety rating from NHTSA and "GOOD" ratings from the IIHS in the following caregories: and a JD POWER overall quality rating of 4.5 out of 5. Among Edmunds' many tools and resources for finding your perfect car are detailed safety ratings and analysis from NHTSA, IIHS, and JD Power, including overall ratings, frontal barrier crash ratings, side impact tests and crash ratings, rollover test results, roof strength tests, rear crash protection and head restraint ratings, side barrier ratings, combined side barrier and pole ratings, and more.
What options are available on the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT?
Available Hyundai Elantra GT 2016 Submodel Types: Hatchback
Available Trims: Base, Sport, PZEV
Exterior Colors: Black Noir Pearl, Summit Gray, Ceramic White, Electric Blue Metallic, Symphony Air Silver, Scarlet Red Pearl, Shimmering Silver, Titanium Gray Metallic, Monaco White, Geranium Red, Windy Sea Blue, Volcanic Red, Atlantic Blue, Galactic Gray
Interior Colors: Black cloth, Black w/Red Stitching leather, Black Leather leather, Beige cloth, Black leather, Beige leather, Black premium cloth, Beige Premium Cloth premium cloth, Black Premium Cloth premium cloth, Beige Leather leather, Blue Leather leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Aux Audio Inputs, Bluetooth, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Trip Computer, USB Inputs, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Back-up camera, Heated seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, Leather Seats, Upgraded Headlights, Power Driver Seat, Cooled Seats, Navigation, Sunroof/Moonroof, Post-collision safety system, Upgraded Stereo, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system