Compare 2018 vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra | Gainesville, FL

2018 Hyundai Elantra
2017 Hyundai Elantra

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Engine:

2.0 L I4

Horsepower:

147 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque:

132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm

Fuel Economy:

26 city / 36 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

6-speed manual transmission

2017 Hyundai Elantra

Engine:

2.0 L I4

Horsepower:

147 hp @ 6200 rpm

Torque:

132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm

Fuel Economy:

26 city / 36 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

6-speed manual transmission

2018 Hyundai Elantra vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Serving Gainesville, Ocala, and Lake City, FL

If you're contemplating on whether you should get the 2018 Elantra or the 2017 Elantra, check out the differences and similarities to see which is the better fit for you!

Performance

The type of trim level and engine you have directly affects the driving experience of both the 2017 and 2018 models. Both models come fitted with a 2.0 L engine that does not provide you with the desired power in the 0-60 mph as other vehicles in the same category. If you feel you need a vehicle with more power, you can opt for the Eco type. The models also come with an efficient and simple rear drum brakes whose stopping power is easily manageable.

Appearance

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra enhances its users' comfort by providing the passengers in the back seat more legroom. The Elantra 2017 also offers you with comfortable front seats and an above average ride quality. The 2017 sporty model comes with trim levels made of cloth upholstery. The 2017 model comes with better body control and has traction that enables it to get rid of the road irregularities that its predecessor faced. The Hyundai Elantra 2018 model comes with the comfort offered by its predecessor. It comes with improved seats that offer passengers more comfort and the cloth provides room for more grip just as in the 2017 model.

The Elantra's interior design is the feature that attracts people to the models. The 2018 model has maintained most of the interiors from the 2017 model that makes it attractive and spacious. Both models have an easy to use cabin and its buttons have well labelled. The driver has a six-way seat that you can adjust. The rear seats have the ability to allow two passengers to sit comfortably although there is room for a third passenger. Both models come with quality interior clothing finishing that blends well with a bit of hard plastic to give them excellent looks.

Both the 2017 and 2018 Elantra models have a large trunk, and each provides enough space in the rear seats that can fit child safety seats. The models have many small compartments that you can use to store small items. They also come with door storage and cup holder compartments. The 2018 model maintains the luggage capacity of 14.4 cubic feet from its predecessor. The models also feature the split-and-fold seat system that allows you to increase the cargo space when the need arises.

The 2018 model has inherited most of the infotainment from the 2017 Elantra model that include an Apple CarPlay, an Android Auto, a blind spot warning system, a 7-inch display audio system, and a backup camera.

Safety

The 2018 Elantra sedan comes in six trim levels from which you can choose. It also has a blind spot warning systems accompanied by a cross traffic alert and a lane change assist that form a part of the standard safety features.


Are you wondering which vehicle to buy between the 2017 and 2018 Hyundai Elantra? The notable difference is that the manufacture has provided the 2018 model with an added SEL trim level that is likely to give it an edge over its predecessor's performance.

* EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition.