2018 Hyundai Elantra GT
Base price: $20,350.
As tested: $27,460.
Standard equipment: 2-liter engine, six-speed automatic transmission, front-drive, safety features like a driver's knee air bag and blind- spot mirror and features like a user-friendly multimedia system, alloy wheels, cruise control, heated power mirrors, and a tilt/ telescopic
Options: Some $6,000 worth of goodies ranging from blind-spot detection and leather to heated and ventilated front seats and
a panoramic sunroof.
Fuel economy: 24 mpg city,
Engine performance: Decent.
Handling: Surprisingly good.
Ride comfort: Fine.
Warranty: Five years/60,000 miles bumper
The Ben key: four Bens, excellent; three Bens, good; two Bens, fair; one Ben, poor.