2010 Elantra
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   New fuel-efficient blue model M/T added for 2010MY

The Elantra blue is the highest fuel economy in the Elantra model line, with the lowest price, making it the best $/MPG value in its class. There is a +1 MPG improvement for Elantra A/T models and +2 MPG for Elantra blue versus 2009 Elantra.

Elantra 2009MY
All Trims

- Smart Alternator Mgmt Sys
- Low Friction Engine Oil
- Engine Friction Impvmt
- AT Torque Converter Impvmt

- All GLS/SE Changes
- MT Revised Gearing
- Calibration Changes
- MT Shift Indicator
Fuel Economy M/T A/T M/T A/T M/T A/T
City 24 25 -- 26 26 --
Highway 33 33 -- 34 35 --


Other changes for 2010MY Elantra:

• New waterfall design front grill and
  wider chrome rear garnish
• Closable lid added to center cup holders
• New black on black interior added for
  more sporty look
• EcoShift Indicator added to blue trim
   (M/T model) indicates when to shift to
   meet maximum fuel efficiency. Located
   in trip computer screen
• Eco Indicator Standard on all A/T
   models. Indicates when driving for best
   fuel economy. IP light and on/off
   function in trip computer
• New packaging for GLS and SE trims
• New Black Noir Pearl exterior color


Sophisticated and Roomy Interior

• From Jan 2010 production, a 200W LG 6.5"
   Navigation with high resolution touchscreen 
   with Bluetooth® handsfree and internal amp
   is available on GLS and SE
• Heated front seats available on SE
• Leather-wrapped steering wheel on SE
• Leather shift knob with chrome insert on SE
• Available steering wheel mounted cruise
  and audio controls and telescopic
• Blue backlight illumination

• New Black on Black interior color, 2-toned
  beige and 2-toned gray interiors available
• Power windows and door locks
• Remote keyless entry with alarm and
  trunk opener
• Heated dual power mirrors
• 6-way driverís seat with height adjustment
• Rear center armrest with cupholders
• 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
• Multiple storage areas


Elantra has the most interior volume (passenger and cargo) among the core competitive set and the most Passenger Volume in its class. In fact, meets EPA Mid-size classification, a class-above most of the competition.

  2010 Elantra 2009 Sentra 2009 Corolla 2009
2009 Cobalt 2009
Total Interior Volume (cu. ft.) - Pass & Cargo 112.1 110.8 104.3 102.9 107.2 100 102
EPA Size Classification Mid-size Mid-Size Compact Compact Compact Compact Compact

NOTE: 2010 Kia Forte has the exact same Total Interior Volume as Elantra, however Elantra has more passenger volume. FORTE: Pass - 97 / Cargo - 15


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

  2010 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
Curb Weights 2723 2767 2747 2623 2780 2853

*PZEV (Partial Zero Emission Vehicle) available for A/T

  ULEV   - (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle)
  SULEV - (Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle)

2010 Elantra offers Advanced Standard Safety Technologies
With standard ABS, Elantra has active safety advantages over Sentra, Focus and Cobalt

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

2010 Elantra has earned a 5-STAR Frontal-Crash rating with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

*   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
2010 Elantra offers an unprecedented combination of safety, technology, interior 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) than the segments core leaders: Corolla, Civic,
      Sentra, Mazda3, & Focus and Most Passenger Volume in it's class based on EPA volume
  — "Class-above" interior volume - Classified by U.S. Government as a "Mid-size Car" (EPA)

• Premium comfort & convenience features
  — Heated seats
  — XM Satellite Radio with auxiliary input jack and USB port - standard on all Hyundai audio

• Value
  — Best fuel economy per dollar in the class

•  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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