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Pros: The Hyundai Elantra offers lots of creature comforts and a fun drive for not a lot of coin. 

Cons: The GT was launched over three years ago and is starting to look a bit long in the tooth beside its competition despite its sporty, modern exterior. 

2016 Hyundai Elantra Price and Fuel Economy: With a host of trims and two transmissions to choose from, there are no less than seven Elantra GT models to choose from. 

  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT L Manual $18,449 
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT GL Manual $19,749
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT GL Auto $20,999
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT GLS Manual $22,049
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT GLS Auto $23,299
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT GLS Tech $24,399
  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Limited $27,099

As there are different transmissions, fuel economy numbers range from 7.1L/100km to 9.8L/100km. 

Powertrain: There is only one engine available and it’s a 2.0L GDI in-line 4-cylinder mill that produces 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels only, and there are two transmission choices: a 6-speed manual transmission or an automatic with the same number of gears. 

Changes and Improvements: No major changes were made to the Hyundai Elantra GT for 2016. 

Cargo Capacity: The 2016 Hyunda Elantra GT offers up seating for five, and 651 litres of cargo space in the trunk. 

Safety: The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT comes with all manner of safety equipment and standard airbags, as well as vehicle stability management, ABS and electronic brake-force distribution. 

Comparing the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT: Ford Focus Hatchback, Kia Forte5, Mazda3 Sport, Subaru Impreza 5-door, Volkswagen Golf.