The front-wheel drive, five passenger Elantra is available in six trims for 2019: SE, SEL, Value Edition, ECO, Limited and the Sport. The ECO is powered by a 128-hp, 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine paired with a 7-speed EcoShift dual clutch transmission (DCT). The Sport is powered by a potent 201-hp, 1.6-liter turbocharged GDI engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission or with the optional 7-speed DCT. All other trims are powered by the 147-hp, 2.0-liter engine mated to either the 6-speed manual or a 6-speed SHIFTRONIC automatic transmission. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control with traction control and seven airbags. Available features include a power sunroof, turn signal equipped exterior mirrors, 17 and 18-inch aluminum wheels, rear heated seats, leather seating surfaces, Hyundai Blue Link, SiriusXM satellite radio, upgraded Infinity audio system, navigation, Bluetooth and proximity key with push-button start.
For 2019, The Elantra has refreshed interior and exterior styling. The SEL has added a rear camera, Bluetooth with steering wheel controls and removed the CD player from the audio system. The SEL trim and above has added lane departure warning and forward collision alert. The Value Edition gains Blue Link. The Limited adds LED low and high beams and a wireless charging pad.