The 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe complies with the very same design of mid-generation updates and styling tweaks that have actually been put on the Elantra small sedan and GT hatchback models– introduced to the world at the 2013 LA Auto Show. The 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe includes a lot more fun-to-drive elements to a version understood for its worth, design and premium functions.
These changes consist of a brand-new nose and tail, a back spoiler, optional LED back lights, special-design 17-inch alloy wheels and adjustments in the log cabin’s layout. Noise deadening has been raised, ergonomics enhanced and the heating/air conditioning system upgraded
Brand-new modern technologies
New innovations readily available on the 2014 Elantra Coupe feature the application of Hyundai’s next-generation navigation and audio modern technology. The brand-new system functions less complex interface, superior voice awareness commands, boosted navigation screens and a seven-inch colour touchscreen with rearview cam. Optional for 2014 is Pandora internet radio, LED taillights, projector fronts lights with LED accents and Hyundai’s Blue Link and Assurance Connected Care solution, security and infotainment telematics device.
Blue Link and Assurance Connected Care solutions consist of Automatic Collision Notification, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle Car Care upkeep scheduling to name a few functions. The 2014 Elantra Coupe with all its upgrades will certainly be available at Hyundai dealerships in winter months of 2013.
Under the hood
hose roadway manners might alter a little for 2014, yet Hyundai usually tends to tune more on the plush side, so the trip top quality isn’t really expected to transform very much– merely the fun aspect, which was already ranked rather well by motorists. Adding 25 equines and 23 lb-ft/torque under the hood absolutely goes a long way towards that; its previous 1.8-liter inline-4 put out 148 hp and 131 pound-feet of torque for a merely average 9-second sprint to 60 miles per hour.
The brand-new 2-liter is good for 173 hp and 154 lb-ft of torque at lower revs, yet only a 6-speed automated is readily available to the Coupe, implying it’s safe to expect regarding a half-second off that time, but not much more. Given the comprehensive underbody cover ought to also help shave off a couple of split seconds, yet that change is more likely to obtain abided in with the insulation additions in regards to where motorists are visiting see it– freeway sound. Or much more appropriately, a near lack thereof.
As for gas economic climate, the good news is the real-world figures shouldn’t alter much evaluating by 2013 driver reviews. That said, the sticker label price quote steps from 28 mpg city/38 motorway for 2013 to 24/34 with the brand-new 2-liter, and a lot more great information: It must be precise this time. More than a few manufacturers have been very publicly shamed on this issue recently, Hyundai consisted of.
Elantra Coupe’s complete indoor quantity of 110.2 cubic feet goes over the 2013 Honda Civic Coupe and 2014 Kia Forte Koup by huge frames and is surprisingly larger than the 2014 Honda Accord Coupe. Hyundai Elantra Coupe’s torso quantity at 14.8 cubic feet additionally beats Civic Coupe and Kia Forte.
Sporty & Sophisticated interior
Inside, improvements in style gives the 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe a more superior feel with the integration of brand-new HVAC controls. Subtle adjustments to the placement of HVAC vents and controls lend a higher-quality, streamlined appearance. Supplying a much more high end atmosphere is completed with an unfavorable LCD screen and a cooled down glovebox.
Elantra Coupe customers will certainly additionally find Hyundai’s knowledge in indoor packaging, illumination, leading-edge design and craftsmanship. This method is visible in gauge clarity and the tilt and telescopic wheel. Seat construction uses lightweight products and environmentally-friendly foam for additional advantages to fuel efficiency. Hyundai Elantra Coupe seat design also provides further side bolsters compared to Elantra sedan for sportier driving. Heated seats are likewise typical tools on Elantra Coupe.
The Elantra Coupe supplies 2 indoor color options, gray and black. All Elantra Coupes have cloth-like backbone trim made from fibrous cells and volcanic stone for a fee look, feel and minimal ecological influence. Elantra Coupe will certainly provide six exterior colours, 2 of which are one-of-a-kind from Elantra car colour choices: Monaco White and Black Noir Pearl.
Elantra Coupe owners could additionally acquire added costs functions, such as proximity trick with push-button start, leather seating areas and energy sunroof.
Requirement and Optional Features
The Elantra Coupe is suited as conventional with feature heated front seats, Bluetooth, boat trip control, a 172-watt AM/FM/Satellite Radio/CD audio system with a 4.3-inch touchscreen screen in addition to AUX and USB inputs, a rearview video camera, Bluetooth connectivity, fog lights, energy heated exterior mirrors and 16-inch alloy wheels aside from anticipated (but not consistently featured) functions like A/C and power windows and locks.
The optional Technology Package features a navigation system with a seven-inch display, natural leather furniture, 360-watt costs audio system, dual-zone automated temperature control, automated fronts lights, Hyundai’s Blue Link telematics system, car on/off headlights and a closeness primary with push-button start.
All Elantra Coupe designs come conventional with twin front, front side and side drape airbags along with traction and stability control systems, electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist.
Sleek two-door competitors to the Elantra Coupe feature the conservative Honda Civic Coupe, the handsome Kia Forte Koup and the trustworthy Scion tC. Those about to opt for a hatchback could likewise think about Hyundai’s own absolutely cool Veloster, the more pricey yet fine-handling MINI Cooper or the hybrid Honda CR-Z.
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Standard equipment degrees are affordable for the price, and indoor room is generous sufficient for the Environmental Protection Agency to classify it as a midsize coupe.
The 2013 Elantra sedan is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick Plus, and scored an optimum of 5 celebrities in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash-test program. The new Coupe adds an unseen area mitigation vehicle driver’s mirror as standard.
Every new Hyundai design takes pleasure in a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain guarantee.
Improvements and Changes
Modifications made to the 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe are very little. This mid-cycle refresh does, nevertheless, guarantee new wheel layout options, and LED-trimmed fronts lights and LED taillights. Inside, sound-deadening material was added in order to improve noise vibration and comfort levels. Slight modifications were made to the gauge cluster, and a new touchscreen was added high-trim degree Hyundai Elantras.
2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Price
No authorities word yet, however the top-level 2013 Elantra Coupe starts at $20,895. Rates for the 2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe has not yet been announced in Canada.