Modestly powered

The Elantra GTuses  the same 148-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder from the Elantra sedan and coupe. Being a few ponies down compared with the Mazda3 and Focus doesn't cost the GT in acceleration because it's more svelte, at around 2,700 pounds. The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000048" title="U.S. Environmental Protection Agency" href="/topic/environmental-issues/u.s.-environmental-protection-agency-ORGOV000048.topic">EPA</a> rates the Elantra GT with a six-speed automatic transmission at 28/39 mpg city/highway, and the six-speed manual Elantra at 27/39 mpg.

( September 19, 2012 )

The Elantra GTuses the same 148-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder from the Elantra sedan and coupe. Being a few ponies down compared with the Mazda3 and Focus doesn't cost the GT in acceleration because it's more svelte, at around 2,700 pounds. The EPA rates the Elantra GT with a six-speed automatic transmission at 28/39 mpg city/highway, and the six-speed manual Elantra at 27/39 mpg.

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