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"Peace of Mind for My Journey" - 2009 Elantra delivers advanced safety and technology, expressive exterior and interior design along with America's Best Warranty™


Minor changes for 2009 Elantra - Running changes below available after October 27, 2008:

• Radio changed to Autonet platform
  w/integrated XM chipset
• Standard USB port added with auxiliary
  input jack which can be used to:
  — Play iPod
  — Control iPod from radio
  — Play MP3
  — Charge MP3/iPod/Cell phone
• New redesigned shark fin antenna
• New color Khaki added
• B&M shifter added on all SE M/T models
• Enhanced steering performance on all
  SE models
• Improved ride and handling on all SE
  models
• New instrument panel cluster
 

Sophisticated and Roomy Interior


• Heated front seats available on SE
• Leather-wrapped wheel and shift knob
  on SE
• Metallic accents
• Available steering wheel mounted cruise
  and audio controls and telescopic
  adjustment
• Blue backlight illumination
• Two-toned interior
• Power windows and door locks
• Remote keyless entry with alarm and
  trunk opener
• Heated dual power mirrors
• Multi-adjustable driverís seat with height
  adjustment
• Rear center armrest with cupholders
• 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
• Multiple storage areas

Most interior volume (passenger and cargo) for a sedan in its class

  2009 Elantra 2009 Sentra 2009 Corolla 2009
Civic
2009
Focus
2009 Cobalt
Total Interior (cu. ft.) 112.1 110.8 104.3 102.9 107.2 100
EPA Size Classification Mid-size Mid-Size Compact Sub-compact Compact Sub-
compact

 

Elantra delivers greater horsepower than Corolla and more torque than Civic and Corolla

  2009 Elantra 2009 Corolla 2009 Civic 2009 Focus 2009 Cobalt 2009 Sentra
Displacement 2.0L 1.8L 1.8L 2.0L 2.2L 2.0L
Horsepower 138@6000 132@6000 140@6300 140@6000 155@6100 140@5100
Torque (lb-ft) 136@4600 128@4400 128@4300 136@4250 150@4900 147@4800
Fuel Economy (M/T) 24/33 26/35 26/34 24/35 25/37 24/31
Emissions Class PZEV*/ULEV ULEV ULEV PZEV/LEV ULEV ULEV
Curb Weights 2723 2767 2747 2623 2780 2853

*PZEV available for A/T


2009 Elantra Features Advanced Standard Safety Technologies in its Class
With standard ABS, Elantra has active safety advantages over Corolla, Focus, Cobalt and Sentra

• Side-impact airbags*
• Side-curtain airbags*
• Anti-lock Braking
  System (ABS)
• Electronic Brake-force
  Distribution (EBD)
• Active front head
  restraints
• Tire Pressure
  Monitoring System
  (TPMS)
• Electronic Stability
  Control (ESC) **
• Traction Control
  System (TCS)
• Brake assist


*   Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety indicates a 45% reduction in fatalities
     in side-impact collisions.
** NHTSA studies show passenger cars equipped with ESC experience 35% fewer single vehicle
    crashes and 30% fewer single vehicle fatalities

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Product Overview
2009 Elantra offers an unprecedented combination of technology, safety, room and warranty.

• Advanced standard safety technologies
  — Six standard airbags: Dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and
      roof-mounted side-curtain airbags for front and outboard rear seat occupants
  — Standard ABS with EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) with 4-wheel disc brakes
  — Standard active front head restraints
  — Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  — Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) on SE model

• Roomiest interior
  — Most interior room (passenger and cargo) for a sedan in its class
  — "Class-above" interior volume - Classified by U.S. Government as a "Mid-size Car" (EPA)
  — More interior room than Acura TL

• Premium comfort & convenience features
  — Heated seats - not available on 2008MY Corolla
  — XM Satellite Radio with auxiliary input jack and USB port - standard on all Hyundai audio
      systems

•  Leading Warranty
  — America's Best Warranty

Who's Buying Elantra
•  Buyers seeking safety, efficiency, style and value
•  Slightly more married than single buyers
•  Looking for high level of standard equipment, agile ride and handling
•  All age ranges
Why They Buy
•  SMART CHOICE - It has the features that are optional or unavailable with competitors
•  INTERIOR COMFORT - Efficiently designed interior with the most interior volume for a car in
   its class and a host of standard technology features
•  WELL BUILT - Reliable, durable, and backed by America's Best Warranty™
•  SAFE AND SECURE - With standard front seat-mounted side impact airbags, standard dual
   front airbags and side curtain airbags, Elantra was awarded a "5-Star" rating for frontal crash
   by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a "Good" rating from the
   Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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