2020 Hyundai Elantra Trim Level Comparison

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The 2020 Hyundai Elantra has four trim levels. There is the Essential, with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $17,099; the Preferred, with a starting MSRP of $20,549; the Luxury, with a starting MSRP of $24,249; and the Ultimate, with a starting MSRP of $27,549.

The Essential is the only trim level with a standard 6-Speed manual transmission, although it also has the available Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT), which comes standard on the three other trim levels. All of the trim levels are rated at 7.8 L per 100 km in the city and 5.6 L per 100 km on the highway with the IVT. The 6-Speed manual transmission earns a rating of 9.1 L per 100 km in the city and 6.3 L per 100 km on the highway. The chart shows standard features of three of the trim levels, including audio features, seating features, and wheel style. Keep reading below to learn more about the 2020 Hyundai Elantra with our trim level comparison.

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2020 Hyundai Elantra Essential  2020 Hyundai Elantra Luxury  2020 Hyundai Elantra Ultimate 
15 x 6.0J Steel wheels  17 x 7.0J Aluminum-alloy wheels  17 x 7.0J Aluminum-alloy wheels 
6-way manually adjustable driver's seat  6-way manually adjustable driver's seat  8-way power adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support 
AM/FM/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers  AM/FM/XM/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers  Infinity® AM/FM/XM®/MP3 audio system with 8 speakers and external amplifier 
5.0" Touch-screen display  7.0" Touch-screen display with Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™  8.0" Touch-screen navigation system with Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™ 

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In performance, the four trim levels are almost identical, but the same cannot be said about safety features. The Essential trim level has fewer safety features than the other trim levels, with more safty features being added on for every trim level as the prices increase. For example, the Essential is the only trim level without Blind-Spot Collison Warning (BCW) with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW). The Essential also lacks Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), which is optional on the Preferred and standard on the Luxury. The Ultimate gets a more advanced version, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection. The Pedestrian Detection features allows the vehicle to even sense pedestrians crossing the street in front of it, rather than only sensing vehicles. It takes a more refined sensor but adds another layer of safety.

 

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