Hyundai will add a new model to its line-up starting 2008. The new Elantra five-door wagon will come to compete with the Toyota Matrix, Dodge Caliber and five-door Mazda 3. The Elantra wagon will be taller than the sedan, and the suspension will be tuned for sportier handling, says Wayne Killen, director of product planning at Hyundai Motor America. The new vehicle is derived from the i30 that was unveiled at the Geneva auto show in March. "We want people who are looking for something (...) More
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recognized the 2007 Hyundai Accent and Elantra as two of the top 12 “Greenest Vehicles of 2007.” In addition, the 2007 Hyundai Sonata was named in the “Greener Choices for 2007” list that features widely available gasoline-powered cars and light trucks with automatic transmissions. The vehicles will be listed in the ACEEE’s Green Book Online, an annual consumers’ guide to environmentally-friendly cars and trucks. “These awards for (...) More
The all-new 2007 Elantra makes its world debut today at the 2006 New York International Auto Show. Hyundai’s 2007 Elantra is the seventh all-new model from Hyundai in just 24 months, giving Hyundai the freshest lineup in the industry. All new from headlight to taillight, Elantra brings more refinement, safety and interior space to compact car shoppers.