2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch

Are you looking for some hatchback fun? Then you are likely looking at the latest models from both Chevy and Hyundai. Let us help you determine which model is right for you with our 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT vs 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch comparison.

The Cruze Hatch and the Elantra GT are both hatchback versions of each brand’s successful sedan, but there is one major difference right from the get go. The Elantra GT has been designed from the ground up to fit the hatchback format, whereas the Cruze Hatch is mostly just a modified Cruze. The Hyundai method clearly has more benefits as you will see in the comparison below.

If you are looking for an Elantra GT in the High Point area, then you are in luck. Carolina Hyundai of High Point likely has them in stock, and you can check out our inventory by following the link below.

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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT VS 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch
$19,350 Base MSRP $21,240
10 Years / 100,000 Miles Powertrain Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles

The battle for the better value starts with price, and the Elantra GT immediately asserts its dominance. When it comes to the base model. There is nearly a $2,000 gap. That’s a big savings that is going to be hard to make up, especially when you are already considering an economical hatchback.

When considering the value of a vehicle, you should also consider how long that vehicle will last. The only thing that guarantees a vehicle will have the staying power that you need is a warranty, and more specifically a powertrain warranty. That’s where the Elantra GT pushes further ahead of the pack.

Difference between Elantra GT Trim Levels
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT silver front view
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT interior overview
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT VS 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch
201 Max Horsepower 153
Standard CD Player Not Available

Under the hood, the Elantra GT packs a wallop. On its top trim, you get a 201 horsepower monster that outputs 195 pound-feet of torque. The Cruze Hatch, even at its top trim, can only muster 153 horsepower, which is also less than the Elantra GT offers with its base model at 161 horsepower.

When it comes to features, sometimes you have to look at the basics to see which model truly has all its bases covered. Do you remember when a CD player was a luxury and not the norm? Well it’s happening again, but the Elantra GT still comes with a CD player standard even when competitors like Chevy are doing away with it all together.

Features of the Elantra GT
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT infotainment screen
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT cargo area

Color options for the 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The Elantra GT is both exciting and new for 2018, and Carolina Hyundai near Greensboro now has them in stock. Regardless if you are in the area or not, you are likely interested in the Elantra GT 2018 color options. We have all the details you need along with pictures, interior color options, color availability, and more.

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Color options for the 2018 Hyundai Elantra