The South Korean carmaker, Hyundai tweeted on Twitter that the base model of 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT 5-door hatchback will start at $18,395, most probably excluding shipping like destination and handling charges. 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is featured with standard accessories such as alloy wheels, seven airbags, heated seats (most probably the front only), the brand's Blue Link infotainment system, Bluetooth system and fog lamps. It is powered by 1.8-liter four-cylinder unit engine that deliver maximum power of 148 kW, maximum torque of 131 lb-ft.
Elantra GT is the North American version of the newest generation compact hatchback and recognized as i30 in markets such as Australia, Europe and other markets of the world. Official information about the equipment details and prices of Elantra GT 2013 are not released yet, but expected to be released in the near future. A coupe version of the Elantra was announced by Hyundai at Chicago Auto Show in February 2012. Hyundai Elantra GT 2013 will compete with Volkswagen Golf, Mazda3 and the Ford Focus.
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT rapidly became the lightest cars in its segment as it weighs just 1262 kg when equipped with automatic transmission. Hyundai Elantra GT 2013 contains more interior space in comparison to Nissan Juke. Hyundai Elantra’s exterior is inspired by the natural movements of the wind. There is never been a compact car like Elantra before with its high-end looks that reinvent the category.