Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Named To Motor1’s Star Awards

November 24th, 2021 by

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The Hyundai Elantra has collected plenty of accolades, including being the reigning North American Car of The Year. It attracts awards with its coupe-like “Parametric Dynamics” design profile, advanced interior styling, and a host of standard safety and technology features. These include segment-first features such as wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and the Hyundai Digital Key.

We can now add another award to our trophy case. This time is for the innovative 2022 Elantra Hybrid, which won the first-ever Star Award for Best Value.’s first annual Star Awards considers all new vehicles that have been rated by its team of expert editors. Using a Star Rating system, chose finalists for eight awards (Best Adventure Vehicle, Best Electric Vehicle, Best Family Vehicle, Best Luxury Vehicle, Best Performance Vehicle, Best Truck, Best Value, and Editors’ Choice). The final roster of finalists included 17 different vehicles from 12 different automakers.

2022 Hyundai Elantra Hybridinstrument cluster energy meter gathered the contestants for a week of in-person testing in Santa Clarita, California, spending time on the country roads, at Willow Springs International Motorsports Park, and on dusty mountain trails gathering impressions of each product. The team’s expert editors discussed the pros and cons of each product before voting for winners in each category.

The new Elantra Hybrid adds efficiency to an already efficient package. Combining an electric motor and battery with a 1.6-liter engine yields a fuel economy rating of up to 56 MPG on the highway. That, from a power source with a combined hybrid system rating of 139 horsepower.

Available in Blue and Limited trims, the Elantra Hybrid offers the same level of extensive equipment found on non-hybrid Elantra models. Starting from $23,750, our hybrid sedans are affordable and fit right in here in South Central Minnesota – whether you live in town or out in the country.

Contact us at Hyundai of Mankato to order your 2022 Elantra Hybrid soon! Celebrate another award on our trophy case!

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