The Car Geek: The All-New 2007 Hyundai Elantra

The Car Geek

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

The All-New 2007 Hyundai Elantra

Drive your way! That’s what Hyundai is all about. From the freshest selection of Hyundai cars this year, the new face of the 2007 Elantra has defined the real essence of quality Hyundai cars. The latest Elantra is the seventh model in its range which was produced and built in not more than 24 months. You have to check the features of this car so that you’ll know what Hyundai cars are really made of. While you are learning the features of 2007 Elantra, let me first check my stuff I got from EBC Active Brakes Direct and my Volvo thermostat.

Here are the specifications and functional features of the GLS SE Limited:

Body Construction

  • Steel unibody
  • 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve inline 4-cylinder w/ CVVT
  • Engine cover
  • Multi-port fuel injection
  • SULEV emissions (green states only) - Partial Zero Emission Vehicle certification
  • ULEV emissions
  • Rack-and-pinion, motor driven
  • Front: Independent, MacPherson struts w/coil springs,
  • gas shocks and stabilizer bar
  • Rear: Independent, multi-link suspension gas shocks
  • stabilizer bar
Transmission/drive system
  • 4-speed automatic w/ overdrive lock-up torque converter, gated
  • 5-speed manual (optional)
  • Front wheel drive
Exterior features
  • Antenna, rod-fixed
  • Bumpers, bodycolor
  • Center High Mount Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
  • Chrome accented grille
  • Door handles, bodycolor
  • Fog lights
  • Heated side mirrors, bodycolor
  • Projector style headlamps
  • Rear garnish, bodycolor
  • Rear garnish, chrome
  • Tinted glass
  • Windshield shade band
Tires and wheels
  • 15-in. steel wheels and P195/65R15 tires
  • 16-in. alloy Euroflange wheels and P205/55R16 tires
  • Compact spare tire
Safety and security features
  • 4-channel/4-sensor ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
  • Adjustable headrests for all passengers
  • Bodyside reinforcements
  • Childproof rear door locks
  • driver and front passenger advanced airbags
  • EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution)
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Front 3-point seat belts w/adjustable shoulder belt height
  • Front crumple zones
  • Front dual active head restraints
  • Front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front seat belt pretensioners
  • Hood buckling creases and safety stops
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
  • Occupant Classification System (OCS)
  • Power window lockout button
  • Power-assisted front-ventilated disc/rear solid disc brakes
  • Rear 3-point seat belts (3)
  • Rear crumple zones
  • Remote keyless entry system w/alarm, panic, and trunk open
  • Roof-mounted side curtain airbags (for outboard passengers)
  • Shift interlock system
  • Side-impact door beams
Interior features
  • 12-volt outlets (2)
  • Air conditioning
  • Assist grips (3)
  • Cabin air filter
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Clock, digital
  • Console, dual-level storage and center armrest
  • Cupholders, front (2)
  • Cupholders, rear (2)
  • Driver and front passenger-side vanity mirrors
  • Front passenger bag hook
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Glove box, illuminated
  • Heater
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Metallic accents (steering wheel and AC surround)
  • Rear coat hangers (2)
  • Rear window defroster
  • Two-tone interior (gray and beige interiors)
Audio system
  • 172-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with 6 speakers and auxiliary input jack o
  • 220-watt premium audio system with AM/FM/6-disc CD changer/MP3 and external amp and auxiliary input jack
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • XM Satellite Radio (late availability)
Power and remote control features
  • Cruise control, steering wheel mounted
  • Dual power heated outside mirrors, bodycolor, manual folding
  • Manual telescoping steering wheel
  • Power door locks
  • Power windows w/driver's auto-down and lockout
  • Remote fuel door, hood and trunk release
  • Tilt steering wheel