2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue price starts at $14.450
Gas-conscious 2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue priced at $14.145
Earlier this year, Hyundai announced it will launch a gas-sipping 2010 Elantra Blue in the US market by the end of the summer. The summer is gone and Hyundai has now released official press release for the 2010 model year Elantra Blue, which starts at $14.145 (excluding shipping).
What is Hyundai Elantra Blue?
Hyundai Elantra Blue is the latest addition to the Elantra line-up. It is an entry level Elantra model that features revised technical components, which improve its fuel economy.
Through relatively simple engineering enhancements, Hyundai engineers improved Elantra’s fuel economy by up to 8 percent in both highway and city ratings. When city driving, Hyundai Elantra Blue, equipped with five-speed manual gearbox, achieves 26 mpg (US), while ratings for highway driving stand at 35 mpg (US).
The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue, equipped with automatic transmission achieves 26 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
To reach these class-leading fuel economy numbers Hyundai Elantra’s engine and transmission received a wide number of technical improvements including a lower friction engine components, engine calibration changes, revised transmission gear ratios, smart alternator management system and shift indicator.
These changes affect only Elantra sedan and don’t apply to the 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring. OF NOTE: Hyundai will soon introduce the 2010 Accent Blue to the US consumers, with similar technical enhancements and improved fuel economy ratings.
Hyundai Elantra Blue price
The best thing about the 2010 Elantra Blue is that customers do not need to pay any extra money for the fuel-sipping Elantra model. With its entry price of $14.450 (add $720 shipping) the Elantra beats all of its major counterparts including base versions of the 2010 Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, Ford Focus and Chevy Cobalt.
Features that come standard on Elantra Blue are keyless entry, power heated mirrors, power locks and windows, split folding rear seatback, six airbags, four-wheel disc breaks, ABS, active front head restraints, tire pressure monitoring system and others.
As every new Hyundai vehicle, the 2010 Elantra is also backed by automotive industry leading five year/60.000 mile bumper to bumper warranty and ten year or 100.000 mile limited powertrain warranty.
Hyundai Elantra Blue is one of the most affordable cars on the market and with its improved economy ratings, the model is expected to remain as one of the top picks among consumers looking for a C-segment sedan.
The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue is the very first Hyundai car that falls under the “Blue” sub-brand which will host specially designed eco-friendly vehicles, enhanced to offer improved fuel economy and lower emissions than their standard equivalents. As mentioned before, Elantra Blue will soon be followed by B-segment Accent Blue and other eco-friendly Hyundai cars.