9 Years agoNews
|First Test: 2011 Hyundai Elantra|
|The only real thing "wrong" with the old Elantra, really, was that it was about as interesting to look at as a bar of soap. That didn't stop Hyundai from completely reworking its bread-and-butter compact, and the result is an impressive pole vault from forgettable to formidable.|
The new 2011 Hyundai Elantra gets a liberal helping of Hyundai's new "scoopy and swoopy" styling, as one Hyundai employee put it, making the Elantra unmistakable while still drawing a familial connection to its recently updated Hyundai stablemates. It may seem odd that the new Elantra's headlights nearly touch the A-pillars, but like many individual styling elements, the whole car comes together nicely into a sort of...