The Elantra is available in Sedan and Coupe body styles. Both body styles have seating for five and class-topping cargo capacity. One engine is offered; a 148-hp, 1.8-liter four-cylinder. A six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC are available. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability control with traction control and six airbags. Available features include a power sunroof, turn signal equipped exterior mirrors, 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated front and rear seats, leather seating surfaces, satellite radio, navigation, Bluetooth and more.
A Coupe variant has been added to the Elantra line-up for 2013. The sedan GLS trim now sports 16-inch wheels and tires, cruise control, air-conditioning and a telescoping steering wheel. The sedan Limited trim gains a power driver seat with lumbar.