2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Changes and Release Date

Hyundai Updates the Elantra GT for 2018

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Changes and Release Date

Not long ago, Hyundai unveiled the 2018 Elantra GT at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. If you haven’t heard of the details, don’t worry. We’re here to outline all of the changes you can expect ahead of its release date.

Speaking of that release date, when exactly can you expect to be able to get behind the wheel? According to Hyundai, the wait shouldn’t be terribly long. The 2018 Elantra GT is expected to begin rolling out sometime in the summer of 2017.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT hatch bumper design

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What’s New on the 2018 Elantra GT

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT interior features and designWith the 2018 model, Hyundai appears to have done a great job of keeping the key characteristics drivers have loved about the Elantra GT while still updating it with some exciting changes. The design, though familiar, has an overall lower and wider stance, delivering a more aggressive appearance. Other design changes include standard vertical LED daytime running lights and available high/low beam LED headlights.

On a practical level, the 2018 Elantra GT has even more cargo space than its predecessor. While the 2017 model has 51 cu ft of cargo room with the rear seats folded down, the 2018 model can deliver a maximum of 55.1 cu ft of cargo space, surpassing many other options in its class.

We also can’t ignore some of the other highlights for the 2018 model year. These include available dual-zone climate control, available wireless smartphone charging, Amazon Alexa Blue Link remote starting and Blue Link heated features.

If you’d like to stay updated on the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT’s arrival to the Melbourne FL area ahead of its release date, or if you wish to learn more about the changes, feel free to contact us at Coastal Hyundai Mitsubishi. Don’t forget to also check back to our blog for more of the latest Hyundai news.