NEW FOR 2011:

– Bluetooth standard on GLS and GLS with Sport Package
– 15-inch alloy wheels replace steel wheels on GLS
– Aluminum sport pedals and XM satellite radio standard on GLS with Sport Package
– Exterior colours: Titanium Metallic, Shimmering Silver and Atlantic Blue added; Carbon Grey Mist, Continental Silver and Indigo Blue discontinued

For 2011, changes to the Hyundai Elantra Touring are in trim. The GLS and GLS Sport receive Bluetooth; the GLS swaps its steel wheels for alloy rims; and the GLS Sport adds aluminum pedals and XM satellite radio.

Known in other world markets as the i30, the Elantra Touring is a different vehicle from the Elantra sedan. It uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with five-speed manual or optional four-speed automatic transmission. Trim lines are the L, GL, GLS, and GLS with Sport Package.

Features on the L include 15-inch steel wheels, cloth seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input and USB port, four speakers, black manual mirrors, floor mats, vanity mirrors, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, power locks, driver’s auto-down window, map lights, rear centre armrest, sunglass holder, and tilt steering wheel.

The GL adds air conditioning, anti-lock brakes with brake force distribution, front centre console with storage box, active front head restraints, side and curtain airbags, power heated mirrors, keyless entry, driver’s seat height adjuster, and cruise control.

The GLS adds 15-inch alloy wheels, six speakers, cooled glove box, cargo-area power outlet, illuminated vanity mirrors, driver’s seat lumbar support, electronic stability control, traction control, fog lights, heated seats, body-colour mirrors, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, windshield de-icer, and trip computer.

The Sport Package adds 17-inch alloy wheels, iPod interface, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, aluminum sport pedals, XM satellite radio, exterior temperature display, rear spoiler, and power sunroof.

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