MODEL: 2013 Hyundai Elantra L 6AT
STYLE: Mid-size STARTING PRICE: $17,149
AVG. FUEL ECONOMY: 7.2-5.2 L/100km
ACCOLADES: The 2012 Canadian Car of the Year. The 2012 North American Car of the Year. AJAC’s Best New Small Car (over $21k)
BUZZ: When it comes to compacts, there’s the Elantra, and then there’s everybody else. Not only is its design ahead of its stale-looking competition, the Elantra offers a smooth driving experience and interior features (iPod®/USB/Auxiliary input jacks, Trip Computer, and more) that rival those of a much more expensive vehicle. Throw in a 5-star crash safety rating and there isn’t the 2012 North American Car of the Year doesn’t bring to the table.
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