The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan that’s a great bargain. Ontario Hyundai shoppers are impressed by the Elantra’s long list of standard features, including the user-friendly touchscreen that features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. With three engines and six different trim levels, buyers have a wealth of choices.
According to the Hyundai dealer near Ontario, buyers appreciate the Elantra’s newly upgraded CVT, which helps to make the model very fuel-efficient. Standard features on all trim levels now include dual-zone automatic climate control, forward-collision mitigation with automatic emergency braking, driver attention monitoring and lane-keeping assist.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is available in six trims: SE, SEL, Value Edition, Eco, Limited and Sport. Front-wheel drive is standard across the lineup. Powering the SE, SEL and Limited is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, mated to the CVT. The Eco is motivated by a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 128 hp and 156 lb-ft of torque, matched to a seven-speed automatic gearbox. The Sport employs a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 201 hp and 195 lb-ft, connected to the seven-speed automatic.
Fuel economy is excellent, with the Elantra getting up to an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 33/41 mpg for the fuel-efficient Eco trim.*
The automotive media gives the 2020 Hyundai Elantra high marks. Autotrader wrote: “Those who think compact cars are all cramped, uncomfortable econoboxes haven’t seen the 2020 Hyundai Elantra. Blurring the line between a compact and midsize sedan, the roomy Elantra rivals some larger cars for interior room and cargo space. ... Along with its stylish exterior and well-appointed interior, the Elantra continues to do what it has always done so well: offer value and features uncommon to the class, at a price that seems almost impossible.”
Buyers can get the 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe in one of three trims, listed as SE, SEL and Limited. All models get a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. Choose the Limited trim and you can take advantage of the optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that’s good for 235 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. This unit is also offered on SEL trims equipped with the Convenience and Premium package. An eight-speed automatic is the sole transmission, and all models get standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. Fuel economy is excellent, with an EPA-estimated 22/29 mpg for the base engine and 20/25 mpg for the turbo-four.*
Safety is essential to anyone who is looking for a new family vehicle. The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is very safe. The IIHS gave the Elantra its highest rating of Good in all crash tests. The agency also named the Elantra a Top Safety Pick+.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.