The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is available in four different trim levels, with prices ranging from $21,740 before on-road costs for the base Go 2.0-litre with a manual transmission to $34,240 before on-road costs for the Sport Premium automatic.
The Elantra is Hyundai’s rival to small sedans like the Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla and complements the hatchback-only i30.
Although it received a substantial refresh in 2019, a new model (name the i30 Sedan) has been revealed.
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Go manual: $21,740
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Go auto: $24,040
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Active auto: $26,240
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Sport manual: $29,240
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Sport auto: $31,740
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Sport Premium manual: $31,740
- 2020 Hyundai Elantra Sport Premium auto: $34,240
All prices are before on-road costs.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is available with two different engines. Both manual and automatic transmissions are available across the entire range bar the Elantra Active.
The Hyundai Elantra Go and Active come standard with a naturally-aspirated 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine producing 112kW and 192Nm. This engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
Standard on the Elantra Sport and Sport Premium is a turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine producing 150kW and 265Nm and mated to a six-speed manual transmission. A seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is optional.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra 2.0-litre consumes 7.0L/100km on the combined cycle when equipped with a manual transmission and 7.4L/100km when equipped with the automatic.
When equipped with the turbocharged 1.6-litre and six-speed manual, the Elantra consumes 7.8L/100km.
Opting for the dual-clutch automatic brings this down to 7.0L/100km.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra measures 4620mm long, 1450mm tall (1440mm with the 1.6-litre) and 1800mm wide.
The Hyundai Elantra has 458L of cargo volume in its boot.
When the Hyundai Elantra was tested by ANCAP in 2016, it received a rating of five stars.
That rating was based on a frontal offset score of 14.01 out of 16 and a side impact score of 16 out of 16. Whiplash and pedestrian protection were rated Good and Acceptable, respectively.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra Go and Active come standard with anti-lock brakes and front, front-side and curtain airbags.
Autonomous emergency braking and forward-collision warning are only available as part of the $1700 Smartsense Safety Pack and only on models with an automatic transmission.
The Smartsense Safety Pack also includes lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control.
These features are all standard on Sport and Sport Premium models except adaptive cruise control, which isn’t even available as an option.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra Go comes with the following standard features:
- 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Cruise control
- 15-inch steel wheels
- Reversing camera
- Six-speaker sound system
Next is the Elantra Active which adds the following:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Satellite navigation
- 16-inch alloy wheels
- Rear parking sensors
- DAB+ digital radio
- Eight-speaker Infinity premium sound system
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
- Power-folding exterior mirrors
The Elantra Sport adds:
- Turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine
- Multi-link rear suspension
- Paddle shifters
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Proximity entry with push-button start
- Autonomous emergency braking
- Forward-collision warning
- High-beam assist
- Lane-keeping assist
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Leather seats
- Front sport seats
- Dual-zone climate control
- Alloy pedals
The range-topping Elantra Sport Premium adds:
- Front parking sensors
- 10-way power driver’s seat
- Heated front seats
- Qi wireless phone charging
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra requires servicing every 12 months or 15,000km when equipped with the 2.0-litre and every 12 months or 10,000km when equipped with the 1.6-litre turbo.
Hyundai offers a Lifetime Service Plan with capped-price services over the course of the Elantra’s five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty. The average cost of a service over this period is $283 for models with the 2.0-litre petrol and $281 for models with the 1.6-litre turbo.