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Hyundai Elantra GT vs. Hyundai Elantra Touring Feature Comparison

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Hyundai Elantra GT and Hyundai Elantra Touring features right here.

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra GT vs. Hyundai Elantra Touring

  

Model Year 2017 2012 2012
Model Elantra GT Elantra Touring Elantra Touring
Trim Base GLS SE
Engines  
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
173 hp@6500
154 lb-ft@4700
 2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>173 hp@6500 <br>154 lb-ft@4700 is a standard feature.    
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
138 hp@6000
136 lb-ft@4600
   2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>138 hp@6000 <br>136 lb-ft@4600 is a standard feature.  2.0L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>138 hp@6000 <br>136 lb-ft@4600 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
6-speed manual 6-speed manual is a standard feature.    
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.    
5-speed manual   5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.
4-speed automatic   4-speed automatic is an optional feature. 4-speed automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
205/55HR16 tires 205/55HR16 tires is a standard feature.    
215/45HR17 tires 215/45HR17 tires is an optional feature.    
195/65R15 tires   195/65R15 tires is a standard feature. 195/65R15 tires is a standard feature.
205/55R16 tires   205/55R16 tires is an optional feature.  
215/45VR17 tires     215/45VR17 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 172W, 6 speakers Unbranded, 172W, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 172W, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 172W, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is an optional feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.   Proximity key is an optional feature.    
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote appCheck on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.   Remote app is an optional feature.    
Check on car and remotely control various functions (remote start, locks, lights, and/or HVAC) from a telephone or computer. Usually requires a monthly fee, though often as part of a package of telematics services.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt steering wheel, manual      
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is an optional feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is an optional feature.    
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.     Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Knee airbag, driver Knee airbag, driver is a standard feature.    
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.   Rearview camera is an optional feature.    
Rearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Vehicle health reportsPeriodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.   Vehicle health reports is an optional feature.    
Periodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.
Cargo Management  
Air-conditioned storage compartment Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature. Air-conditioned storage compartment is a standard feature.
Cargo cover Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is an optional feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature.
Cargo organizerAbove floor system for organizing cargo.   Cargo organizer is an optional feature.    
Above floor system for organizing cargo.
Cargo tray Cargo tray is an optional feature. Cargo tray is an optional feature. Cargo tray is an optional feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Roof rackIncludes side rails and crossbars.   Roof rack is an optional feature.    
Includes side rails and crossbars.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.     Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature. Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature.
Requires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.
Roof railsNo crossbars.     Roof rails is an optional feature. Roof rails is a standard feature.
No crossbars.
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.   Storage beneath cargo floor is an optional feature.    
Large storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Android Auto supportRequires compatible Android phone.   Android Auto support is an optional feature.    
Requires compatible Android phone.
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.    App support is an optional feature.    
Touchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.
Apple CarPlay supportRequires compatible Apple iPhone.   Apple CarPlay support is an optional feature.    
Requires compatible Apple iPhone.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature.    
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.   Bluetooth audio streaming is a standard feature.    
Uses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD player CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature.
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is an optional feature.    
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.   HD radio is an optional feature.    
High-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Ionizing air filtrationIonizes air to clean it. Might create high levels of ozone.   Ionizing air filtration is an optional feature.    
Ionizes air to clean it. Might create high levels of ozone.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature.    
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigationIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system plus turn-by-turn navigation (no map display). For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.   Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation is an optional feature.    
In-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system plus turn-by-turn navigation (no map display). For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.   Traffic + travel information is an optional feature.    
Information about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.   USB port is a standard feature. USB port is a standard feature. USB port is a standard feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.    
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Exterior  
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.   Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature. Mud guards is an optional feature.
Flaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.   Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature.    
Front glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.
Rear bumper protector Rear bumper protector is an optional feature. Rear bumper protector is an optional feature. Rear bumper protector is an optional feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof     Sunroof is a standard feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature.    
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is an optional feature.    
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is an optional feature.   Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is an optional feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is an optional feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Spotter mirror(s)Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.   Spotter mirror(s) is a standard feature.    
Auxiliary convex lens in the corner of the outside mirror that improves view of the driver's blind spot.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is an optional feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is an optional feature.    
Visor mirror, driver      
Visor mirror, passenger      
Powertrain  
Short-throw shifter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Short-throw shifter (optional) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Cooled or ventilated front seats Cooled or ventilated front seats is an optional feature.    
Floor mats Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature.   Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature.   Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.   Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   Manual height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.     Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Metal pedals Metal pedals is an optional feature.    
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.   Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Power-adjustable lower back support.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.    
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Upholstered instrument cluster hood Upholstered instrument cluster hood is a standard feature.    
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.   Electronic systems calibration selector is a standard feature.    
Varies throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Sport suspension (upgrade) is an optional feature.    
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.   Wheel locks is an optional feature.   Wheel locks is an optional feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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Option Package Contents

Value Edition

Features
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Automatic headlights
Fog lights
Alloy wheels
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Proximity key
Sport suspension (upgrade)
Leather seating surfaces
Heated front seats
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat
Power recliner, driver seat
215/45HR17 tires

Blue Link

Features
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation
Vehicle health reports
Remote app

Tech and Style Packages

Features
Turn signals on or near mirrors
Voice control for nav and audio
Metal pedals
HD radio
Traffic + travel information
Ionizing air filtration
App support
Navigation system
Apple CarPlay support
Automatic climate control, front
Android Auto support
Cooled or ventilated front seats
Rearview camera
Dual-zone climate control
Storage beneath cargo floor
Panoramic sunroof

Preferred Package

Features
Trip computer
Alloy wheels
Roof rails
Cargo cover
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual
Illuminated visor mirror, driver
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger
Manual height adjuster, driver seat
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat
205/55R16 tires
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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Wagon 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Unbelievable list of standard features on the GLS model makes it very attractive. see full Hyundai Elantra Touring review
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Wagon 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The owners manual is a joke. The index is next to useless, does not include the installed radio, does not explain the ESC system, and doesn't mention the bluetooth system in the car. They need to re-write it if they produce the Touring again. see full Hyundai Elantra Touring review