If you are looking for a no-frills practical car at an affordable price then the 2010 Hyundai Elantra might be just perfect for you. This car is excellent on gas, has a spacious trunk and lots of passenger space. It’s a great practical car if you are cost conscious and want a car with great gas mileage; this is a car that blends in with the crowd and offers practicality and functionality. The styling of the Elantra is simple, clean and it doesn’t try to portray to be something it’s not; it’s a practical car that’s perfect as en every day family car.
One of the most important changes for the 2010 Elantra consists of improved mileage due to updates in the engine calibration. The updated version utilizes a 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder with 138 HP. It goes from 0-60 in around 8.4 seconds, which is not so bad when you consider its low price point. The 2010 engine revamp includes an alternator management system and internal parts which produce a lower amount of friction.
The Elantra is available for sale in three separate trim models; the base model which is called “Blue”, GLS and SE. The Elantra Blue gets a respectable 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The Blue version includes heated mirrors, keyless entry, and power windows. Air conditioning and a stereo is not available with the base model but both of those elements are available as an option. The GLS version includes AC, an upgraded sound system and a cruise control system. The SE version includes leather trim, sixteen inch wheels and control knobs for the stereo system on the steering wheel.
What is surprising is that the interior is on par with that of much more expensive cars. The dash is well designed and there is blue ambient lighting in place which gives the car a luxurious touch. The trunk is 14 cubic feet and the rear seats can be in case you need extra storage space. Standard safety features on the Elantra include a front and side curtain air bag system, anti-lock brakes and front head restraints. The SE model comes with brake assist and a system to control traction.
The 2010 Elantra is a wise choice if you are looking for a no-nonsense car that will get you from one place to another. This car will appeal to buyers who are looking for a reliable and practical car to get them around; they aren’t looking for flash, glitz, glamour, phenomenal speed or an immense amount of power. However, the Elantra is an affordable priced car that gets the job done. The starting cost for the 2010 Elantra is around $14k which is a great price for a brand new car!
Written by Jacqueline Star: Orange County Used Cars, McKinney Used Cars