One other automotive has bitten the mud as Hyundai is dropping the Elantra GT and Elantra GT N Line in the US.
Hyundai didn’t say a lot about their deaths, however famous the fashions are being discontinued on account of an “expanded SUV lineup that features Venue and Kona.” The corporate additionally famous the Elantra GT N Line will successfully get replaced by the Elantra N Line.
Hyundai doesn’t breakdown gross sales of the Elantra, nevertheless it’s believed the Elantra GT was a gradual vendor in the US. Elantra gross sales, basically, have additionally been declining within the U.S. as the corporate went from 241,706 items in 2015 to 175,094 items final yr.
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Whereas it’s loss of life most likely isn’t too shocking, the Elantra GT was one in all few remaining five-door hatchbacks in the US. Nevertheless, pricing began at $20,650 which made it dearer than the Kona and Venue.
The usual mannequin was geared up with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produced 161 hp (120 kW / 163 PS) and 150 lb-ft (203 Nm) of torque. It was related to a six-speed computerized transmission which despatched energy to the entrance wheels.
The Elantra GT N Line featured a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with 201 hp (150 kW / 203 PS) and 195 lb-ft (264 Nm) of torque. It may very well be paired to a six-speed handbook or an non-compulsory seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
In fact, the usual Elantra was redesigned for 2021 and can go on sale this fall with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147 hp (110 kW / 149 PS) and 132 lb-ft (179 Nm) of torque. Clients can even be capable to go for a brand new hybrid variant that has a mixed output of 139 hp (104 kW / 141 PS) and an EPA-estimated gasoline financial system ranking of 50+ mpg.