2014 Hyundai Elantra GT

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$18,750

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Hatchback

Body style

28

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

169.3” x 57.9”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

1 trim

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Vehicle Overview

Hyundai’s Elantra trio (sedan, coupe and GT hatchback)  is getting a mild update for 2014. All models get a slight appearance massage, a new engine option and some updated audio units, while the sedan has its trim levels shuffled a bit, adding a new Sport model and replacing the GLS with the SE trim.
ExteriorThe most extensive changes come on the Elantra sedan, and include new front and rear bumpers, headlights, taillights, fog lights and a bit of chrome along the sedan’s beltline. There are also projector beam headlights for the sedan that also include LED light-pipe technology that looks like something seen on a concept car just a few years ago. LED taillights are new. Steel wheels are gone, with the Elantra now only offering alloy wheels across the board in 15, 16 or 17-inch variants.
The only changes to the coupe are new head and taillights, while the GT receives only new taillights.

InteriorInside, not much has changed for 2014. New audio systems are available with revised head units and screens, and a backup camera display is now standard in the midgrade and navigation audio systems. One new color is added for the Elantra sedan, a two-tone black-and-beige package.

On the electronics front, Hyundai’s Blue Link multimedia service is now available in the Elantra lineup as part of the premium Technology Package. It will include three years of Hyundai Assurance Connected Care, which includes remote services like automatic collision notification, roadside assistance, automatic diagnostic trouble code notification, a monthly vehicle health report and in-vehicle car care maintenance scheduling.
Under the HoodHyundai has updated the Elantra’s powertrain, adding a new 173-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to the mix. The Elantra sedan retains the 145-hp, 1.8-liter motor, while the Elantra coupe, GT hatchback and new Sport trim sedan get the more powerful 2.0-liter motor. Hyundai says that the extra power and refigured torque curve lop nearly 1.8 seconds off the zero-to-60 time for the sedan, dropping it from 10.8 seconds to 9.0 seconds. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard on the Elantra coupe and sedan, while the GT offers a six-speed manual transmission as well.

The Sport model for the sedan is particularly interesting. While the SE and Limited trims get optional electrically adjustable steering effort, only one tune is available on the Sport. It also comes with a thicker front stabilizer bar and softer springs but stiffer shock absorbers for sportier handling. Those optional suspension changes on the sedan become standard on the coupe, but the GT is unchanged, still offering the selectable mode steering and carry-over suspension.
Safety FeaturesElantra’s safety systems are largely unchanged for the 2014 update, with the sole addition of a blind spot mirror.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.1
  • Interior 4.3
  • Performance 3.8
  • Value 4.1
  • Exterior 4.2
  • Reliability 4.1

Most recent consumer reviews

4.0

Good car.

2014 Elantra GT Manual 6 speed. 142k km. Only regular oil changes. No issues. Just changed "clutch kit" because clutch was not working at all sometimes, & slipping sometimes... turned out it was a broken spring on clutch plate. I am very happy with car. But I never had a clutch problem in my Life. I've had a standard Honda for 20 years, never a clutch problem. Cost was ~$1000 for new "clutch kit" replacement. Reasonable expense after 10 years. Overall, I am happy with 2nd hand purchase 8 years ago. Thanks.

2.0

Blown engine at just 160k km.

2014 to 2017 has engine issues. I wouldn't recommend, there's a lawsuit pending I think for hyundai to extend the warranty for these car .. very disappointing. Very unreliable when you past around 160k km which is nothing, just get a hands or Toyota

3.0

Save yourself some time, money, and headaches.

Save yourself some time and money and buy a Honda or Toyota. Don't get me wrong this is a decent car compared to others but it causes headaches like no other. At 98k miles I was having issues left and right. I have only owned the car for 6 months and i'm paranoid it won't make it home sometimes. thousands in repairs have already took place. Do yourself a favor and try to find a deal on a more reliable vehicle. It is comfortable and spacious for it's size but everything else seems like it was just slapped onto the vehicle with no care. Don't make the mistake I did and try to go around the reviews. The car you want is not this one.

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Safety

Based on the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT base trim.
Combined side rating front seat
4
Combined side rating rear seat
5
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
5
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
4
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
4
Overall rating
5
Overall side crash rating
5
Risk of rollover
10.9%
Rollover rating
4
Side barrier rating
5
Side barrier rating driver
4
Side barrier rating passenger rear seat
5
Side pole rating driver front seat
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Hyundai
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
60 months/60,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
120 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 80,000 miles; less than 7 years old (currently MY18- MY24)
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of the 5-Year/60,000-Mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty. From original in-service date and zero (0) miles.
Powertrain
10-Yr/100K-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty. From original in-service date and zero (0) miles.
Dealer certification required
173-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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