2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

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$20,650

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2020 Hyundai Elantra GT
2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Optional 1.6-liter turbo's zip
  • Good handling, even in base trim
  • Cargo space rivals small SUVs
  • Up-to-date, user-friendly media system
  • Available panoramic moonroof lets sky in

The bad:

  • A bit bumpy with N Line's 18-inch wheels
  • Top safety tech available only on N Line
  • Backseat legroom for tall people
  • Needs more steering feel
  • Manual shifter's long throws

2 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Four-door compact hatchback
  • Two engines, including a 201-hp, turbo four-cylinder
  • Manual, automatic and dual-clutch auto transmissions
  • Automatic emergency braking available

2020 Hyundai Elantra GT review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT?

The Hyundai Elantra GT is a front-wheel-drive, four-door compact hatchback that has room for five people. The base version is powered by a 161-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a six-speed automatic transmission. The N Line model gets a 201-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that teams with a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Competitors include the Mazda3 hatchback, Volkswagen Golf and Toyota Corolla hatchback. The Hyundai Elantra compact sedan is covered separately in the Cars.com Research section. 

What’s New on the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT?

There are no changes this year. 

What Features in the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT Are Most Important?

Standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, cloth upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, air conditioning, cruise control and a 60/40-split, folding backseat. Available features include automatic high-beam headlights, a panoramic moonroof, leather seating surfaces, heated and ventilated front seats, navigation, an Infinity premium stereo, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keep assist, blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability and a driver-drowsiness monitor. 

Should I Buy the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT?

Good handling, an intuitive multimedia system and a big cargo area are Elantra GT highlights. There’s not much backseat legroom for tall passengers, however, and important active safety features are reserved for the N Line model.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior design 5.0
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

First car I've had with so many features!

The car came with so many extras that I never knew I would appreciate. Things like heated seats, XM radio, lane sway alarm, etc. I was not looking for any of these things but my salesperson showed me it would be beneficial to me.

5.0

Very Reliable and looks sharp

This vehicle is a great value for the money, has all the bells and whistles as a expensive import. It is a joy to drive.

5.0

Excellent purchase decision

I’m very satisfied with my new car. From the performance to the features and technology offered, my purchase on the Hyundai Elantra GT N-Line was, I believe, my best automotive decision.

See all 6 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
60 months/60,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
120 months/100,000 miles
Maintenance
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance

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