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New 2007 Hyundai Elantra Pricing Announced


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Offers New Levels of Safety, Interior Space, Content and Unbeatable Value

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 9 -- Hyundai Motor America has announced pricing for the all-new 2007 Elantra. Arriving at dealerships this month with a new lower starting price of $13,995 (including freight charges), Elantra brings more refinement, safety and class-leading interior space to the compact car segment.

  2007 Hyundai Elantra Manufacturer Suggested Retail Pricing:
                                                             Suggested
  Model                   Engine           Transmission        Retail

  Elantra GLS             2.0L CVVT        5-Speed M/T        $13,395
  Elantra GLS             2.0L CVVT        4-Speed A/T        $14,395
  Elantra GLS             2.0L CVVT PZEV*  4-Speed A/T        $14,395
  Elantra SE              2.0L CVVT        5-Speed M/T        $15,695
  Elantra SE              2.0L CVVT        4-Speed A/T        $16,695
  Elantra SE              2.0L CVVT PZEV*  4-Speed A/T        $16,695
  Elantra Limited         2.0L CVVT        5-Speed M/T        $16,695
  Elantra Limited         2.0L CVVT        4-Speed A/T        $17,695
  Elantra Limited         2.0L CVVT PZEV*  4-Speed A/T        $17,695

  Plus $600 freight charge
  * PZEV models available only in CA, NY, MA, VT and ME

The Elantra GLS A/T with Preferred Package, the heart of the new Elantra lineup, offers equipment not available in a comparable Toyota Corolla LE -- fully independent suspension, 4-wheel disc brakes, active front head restraints, iPod auxiliary input jack, and fog lights -- all at a price that is $1,585 under the Corolla.

"The all-new Elantra delivers more interior space than Civic or Corolla -- even more space than Acura TL -- and a level of ride and handling refinement that's both agile and comfortable," said John Krafcik, vice president, Product Development and Strategic Planning, Hyundai Motor America. "Add in great standard safety features like six airbags, anti-lock brakes and active front head restraints and our assertive new design, and it's clear that Elantra offers unbeatable value."

  NEW STANDARD FEATURES FOR 2007

  * Roof mounted side curtain airbags
  * ABS with Electronic Brake force Distribution
  * 4-wheel disc brakes
  * Active front head restraints
  * Adjustable head restraints for all seating positions
  * Rear center armrest with cupholders
  * Trunk open feature on keyless entry
  * Motor driven power steering
  * Increased storage (dash storage, console storage and purse hook)

All Elantra models are equipped with unsurpassed standard safety technologies, including a total of six airbags, active front head restraints, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and 4-wheel disc brakes. Side-impact airbags are expensive options on competitors such as Toyota Corolla and Ford Focus, and are not available on the Chevrolet Cobalt. Side curtain air protection is optional on Corolla and Cobalt and still not available on Focus. Four-wheel disc brakes are a key leadership feature for the segment, as traditional rear drum brakes are still found on the 2007 Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cobalt.

Three Trim Levels

Elantra is available in three distinctive trim levels -- GLS, SE and Limited.

Elantra GLS -- The Perfect Compact Car

In keeping with Hyundai's high-value approach to standard equipment, the Elantra GLS has a remarkable array of desirable features. The Elantra delivers standard safety technologies unsurpassed in its segment, with six airbags, ABS with EBD, 4-wheel disc brakes, active front head restraints, and adjustable head restraints for all seating positions. A partial list of other standard features includes: power windows, power heated mirrors, power door locks, remote keyless entry with alarm and trunk open, rear center armrest with cupholders, variable intermittent windshield wipers, multiple storage areas, 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback, tachometer, tinted windows, two 12-V outlets and tilt steering wheel. The Preferred Package includes air conditioning, 172-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with tweeters and auxiliary input jack, windshield shade band, fog lights, cruise control and dual front illuminated vanity mirrors. A power sunroof can also be ordered with the Preferred Package.

Elantra SE -- Adding A Sporty Flavor

The sport-oriented SE adds all the equipment in the GLS Preferred Package plus a telescoping leather steering wheel with audio controls that features seek, volume, and mode functions, leather shift knob, 16-inch alloy wheels with P205/55HR16 tires, and trip computer. The only option is a Premium Package that includes power sunroof and heated front seats. In addition to the available gray and beige two-tone, the SE is also available in a sporty and exclusive monotone black interior.

Elantra Limited -- Luxury Meets Value

The Limited trim takes the Elantra upscale with leather seating surfaces, leather door panel inserts, leather armrest and heated front seats. On the outside, Limited comes standard with chrome rear garnish and Limited badging. A Sun and Sound package is available that combines a power sunroof and a 220-watt premium audio system featuring AM/FM/6-CD changer/MP3 with auxiliary input jack and an external amplifier.

Warranty

The all-new Hyundai Elantra lineup is protected by the Hyundai Advantage, America's Best Warranty(TM). Coverage includes five-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper protection, 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, and seven-year/unlimited mileage anti-perforation coverage. In addition, Elantra buyers receive 24-hour roadside assistance coverage at no extra charge for five years (no mileage limit), which includes emergency towing, lockout service and limited coverage for trip-interruption expenses. There is no deductible on any of these coverages.

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif. is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced by more than 725 Hyundai dealerships nationwide.

2007 Hyundai Elantra – Technical Specifications

ENGINE
Type	DOHC CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing) 
Materials	Cast iron block/aluminum cylinder heads
Bore x stroke	82.0 x 93.5 mm
Displacement	2.0 liters / 1,975 cc
Compression Ratio	10.1:1
Horsepower	138 @ 6,000 rpm (ULEV)
132 @ 6,000 rpm (SULEV)
Torque	136 lb-ft @ 4,600 rpm (ULEV)
133 lb-ft @ 4,600 rpm (SULEV)
Valves per cylinder	4
TRANSMISSION
 
Gear ratios	5-speed
manual	4-speed
automatic
First 	3.31:1 	2.92:1 
Second 	1.96:1 	1.55:1 
Third 	1.26:1 	1.00:1 
Fourth 	0.98:1 	0.71:1 
Fifth 	0.78:1 	- 
Reverse 	3.58:1 	2.48:1 
Final drive 	4.19:1 	3.85:1 
 

SUSPENSION
Front    	Independent, MacPherson struts 
                with coil springs, gas shock absorbers 
                and 23 mm stabilizer bar
Rear    	Independent, multi-link, gas shock absorbers 
                and 17 mm stabilizer bar

STEERING	
Type    	Power-assisted rack-and-pinion, motor driven
Overall ratio	15.37:1
Turns,          lock to lock 3.13
Turning circle 	33.9 feet (curb to curb)

BRAKES/TIRES/WHEELS
Front	        10.8-inch ventilated disc 
Rear	        10.3-inch solid disc
ABS	        4-channel, 4-sensor with Electronic 
                Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
Tires    	SE:	GLS:  P195/65T15, compact spare 
                SE & LIMITED:  P205/55HR16, compact spare
Wheels    	SE:	15-inch steel wheel with full wheel cover 
Limited:	16-inch 5-spoke alloy, Euroflange (Std. SE & Limited)           
 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS (in inches unless otherwise noted)
Wheelbase	104.3 
Overall length	177.4
Overall width 	69.9
Overall height              	58.3
Track, front / rear (15-in. wheel)	60.7 / 60.7
Track, front / rear (16-in. wheel)	60.2 / 60.1
Minimum Ground Clearance	149 mm / 5.9 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Head room	
Front:	40.0
Rear:	37.6
Leg room	 
Front:	43.5
Rear:	35.0
Shoulder room	 
Front:	55.6
Rear:	55.1 
Hip room	 	
Front:	54.2 
Rear:	54.0 
 

EPA Volume (cubic feet)
Passenger Volume 	97.9
Total Interior Volume 	112.1
Cargo (trunk)	14.2
CAPACITIES
Fuel	14.0 gallons
Oil	4.2 quarts
Coolant    	7.0 quarts
MAXIMUM TOWING CAPACITY
Towing (w/ trailer brakes)	1,500 pounds
Towing (w/ out trailer brakes)	750 pounds
CURB WEIGHT
5-speed manual	2,723 to 2,751 pounds
4-speed automatic	2,747 to 2,895 pounds
EPA FUEL ECONOMY	City	Highway
5-speed manual	28 mpg	36 mpg
4-speed automatic	28 mpg	36 mpg