8 2020 Hyundai Civic Images
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Competes with: Honda Civic Si, Subaru WRX, Volkswagen GTI, Volkswagen Jetta GLI
Looks like: An aggro Elantra
Powertrain: Turbocharged 1.6-liter agent suited for up to 201 horsepower; six-velocity chiral or seven-pace twin-seize automatic transmission; front-wheel pressure
Hits dealerships: End of 2020
In COVID times, we could all use a little introduced pleasure, right? Hyundai concurs. On the heels of the admission of its upgraded, amusing-centric 2021 Veloster N hatchback, the automaker seem the Elantra is abutting the barely backside N Band club for 2021 with an upgraded agent and the administration to healthy.
Related: 2021 Hyundai Veloster N: Achievement Standard, Automated Optional
We accumulate aerial hopes. Hyundai’s Veloster N hot undergo is our ascendant Most Fun-to-Drive Car of the Year, so the Elantra N Band has some fulfillment promise.
The Elantra become redesigned for 2021 with traumatic new exoteric styling, and the N Band builds on that look. It appearance a low and superior look, and its avalanche grille gets brought mind-set with an N Band emblem and particular geometric layout; two air intakes abut the lower allocation of the grille.
It rides on 18-inch admixture car and gets added adventurous appealing account like gloss-black trim on the caster wells, sideview mirrors and ancillary skirts. In back, there’s an chip spoiler, accompanying chrome bankrupt and N Band rear diffuser.
Inside, the berth receives a few performance-oriented add-ons consisting of a leather-based-wrapped perforated N council caster with brownish spokes and N motion seats with protecting bolsters. The gearshift additionally wears metallic and masking accents, forth with admixture pedals. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity are standard.
Under the awning is a turbocharged 1.6-liter agent commutual with a six-pace chiral or seven-pace dual-snatch automatic transmission. Hyundai says it’s perfect for as much as 201 utility and 195.2 kilos-toes of torque, which ought to entire familiar: It powered the 2020 Elantra GT N Band hatchback. The 2021 GT will suited be a U.S. Model of the Hyundai i30 that debuted at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland.
Mechanical improvements to the N Band accommodate delivered abeyance stiffness, a multilink absolute rear abeyance and past advanced anchor rotors. Hyundai said the model’s paddle shifters and a force approach selector arrangement ought to moreover beautify the auto’s adventurous individual.
The N Band agent joins the permitted model’s 147-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline agent and the accessible amalgam powertrain, which pairs a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder fuel agent with an electric motor and a 32-kilowatt lithium-ion array for 139 hp absolute association output.
Hyundai says the Elantra N