2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe unveiled in Windy City

Joining the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show is yet another Elantra variant that many have been waiting for – meet the new 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe. “It offers many of the same attributes that made the sedan version a sales success, while broadening its market reach to youthful, sporty buyers willing to forgo four-door versatility for coupe design appeal,” Hyundai said in a statement.

Most of the coupe’s exterior resembles the Elantra sedan, buy takes the brand’s ‘Fluidic Sculpture’ design theme to a sportier design language.

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Power comes from the 1.8 liter 4-cylinder in the Elantra sedan, which pumps out 148-hp and 131 lb-ft of torque. Mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic, the Hyundai Elantra Coupe manages an estimated fuel-economy of 29/40 mpg (city/highway) and 28/49 mpg (automatic). That enables the Elantra Coupe to return a highway driving range of up to 500 whopping miles and makes it more fuel-efficient than the Civic Coupe and Kia Koup.

Inside, the story is pretty much the same as the Elantra sedan in terms of technology options and features, however, roominess is sacrificed. Nonetheless, the interior volume comes in at 110.2 cubic feet,which exceeds the 2012 Honda Civic Coupe and 2012 Kia Forte Koup by quite a lot.

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe will be available to order this spring. Sit tight for pricing details.

– By: Omar Rana