2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra in Rhode Island

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Overview

Have you been waiting for the all-new Elantra? Well, it is finally here at Tarbox Hyundai and available to test-drive, own and lease. In order to showcase the new Elantra, we will compare the 2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra in Rhode Island. Both the 2021 and 2020 Hyundai Elantra are reliable, fun sedans that provide a superior value proposition. But the new model is on another level entirely due to a more modern exterior, a more upscale cabin, more advanced technologies and just more, more, more. Hyundai is also introducing an Elantra hybrid for the first time ever, and the new N Line and Elantra N sate the appetites of drivers who expect their sedans to be serious performers.

North Kingstown RI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Overview

Exterior - Hyundai Dealer serving North Kingstown RI

Compared to the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, the 2021 model available in North Kingstown Cranston Warwick Rhode Island is a bit bigger. The wheelbase has been increased by about an inch to 107.1 inches, and the overall length has been extended from 181.9 inches to 184.1. The width has been increased an inch to 71.9, and height has been reduced about an inch to 55.7. Minimum ground clearance remains the same at 5.3 inches. The trim lineup has been streamlined as well. Gone are the Value Edition, Eco and Sport. The three core trims are now the base SE, up-level SEL and range-topping Limited. The Elantra Hybrid is available in the SEL and Limited trims. Hyundai also now offers the sportier N Line and Elantra N.

North Kingstown RI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Exterior

Interior - 2021 Hyundai Elantra in North Kingstown RI

The extended wheelbase and length have some real benefits to drivers in North Kingstown Cranston Warwick Rhode Island beyond just a sleeker, more modern appearance. Hyundai engineers used the extra length to increase total passenger volume from 95.8 to 99.4 cubic feet. Front legroom got a slight bump to 42.3 inches, but where the difference is really felt is rear legroom: 38.0 vs 35.7 inches. Trunk space remains relatively the same at 14.2 cubic feet. The interior of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra is also dramatically restyled in terms of aesthetics. Hyundai has opted for a more cockpit-like design, and you now have a 10.3-inch digital cluster and your choice of an 8.0- or 10.3-inch infotainment touchscreen.

North Kingstown RI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Interior
Hyundai Elantra Mechanical specs

Many of the questions we get comparing the 2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Hyundai Elantra in Rhode Island concern the powertrains since Hyundai has added two new for a total of four options now. The base powertrain is carried over from the previous generation: a continuously variable transmission and a 2.0L four-cylinder that makes 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The new hybrid powertrain has a 1.6L four-cylinder, an electric motor and a six-speed automatic, and it makes 139 hp and 195 lb.-ft. The powertrain in the now-retired Sport has been moved to the N Line: a twin-clutch seven-speed automatic and 1.6L turbo four-cylinder that makes 201 and 195 lb.-ft. The Elantra N has a twin-clutch eight-speed and a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder that makes 276 hp and 280 lb.-ft.

North Kingstown RI - 2021 Hyundai Elantra's Mechanical
Safety - 2021 Hyundai Elantra dealer

For the 2021 Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai has retired the 7.0-inch touchscreen. You now get an 8.0-inch touchscreen standard and have the option of a 10.3-inch display with or without integrated navigation. This system has all the bells and whistles, including voice recognition, wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto. The standard driver assist suite includes forward collision detection, pedestrian and bicyclist detection, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic collision detection, lane keeping and driver attention monitoring. The SEL offers adaptive cruise control and the larger touchscreen, which both become standard with the Limited. The Limited adds an enhanced voice recognition system, lane keeping and rear automatic braking.

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Tarbox Hyundai has the 2021 and 2020 Hyundai Elantra across all trim levels and options. They are waiting for you to explore them and test-drive them, and you can do that at your convenience by visiting our Hyundai dealership in the North Kingstown Cranston Warwick Rhode Island area. Call us for quotes or with questions, and you can also reach us online via our website. Our site is an excellent option if you prefer to shop online, and you can click or tap the live chat button at any point to chat with our team about pricing, specials, quotes, financing, leasing and so on!

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