Prospective US buyers of the new Elantra can now make their calculations following Hyundai’s release of official pricing details.
The $17,150 starting price excludes the $835 destination fee and makes the 2017 Elantra $100 cheaper than the previous model.
Hyundai’s compact sedan comes with a naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
For drivers who don’t like to row their own gears a six-speed automatic is an option, upping the car’s price up to $18,150. The most expensive model is the Elantra Limited that’s available solely with the auto gearbox and is and priced from $22,350.
The Limited trim includes leather seating as standard and can be optioned with the Tech Package that includes an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Infinity premium audio, power sunroof, heated rear seats and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
It comes with a $2,500 tag – and if that’s not enough, for $1,900 the Ultimate Package for $1,900 adds HID headlights, smart cruise control, lane keep assist, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection and wing mirrors with a memory function.