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Chicago 2015: US-only Hyundai Elantra GT Sports gets a refresh

Chicago 2015: US-only Hyundai Elantra GT Sports gets a refresh image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Newspress USA, Hyundai | posted February 16, 2015 12:04

Also comes with interior enhancements

Hyundai has revealed the refreshed US-market only Elantra GT Sports at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

From the looks of it, the vehicle is fitted with a redesigned honeycomb-shaped grill and a restyled 17-inch alloy wheels. Other exterior features such as the wrap-around projector headlights, the sculpted hood and the LED taillights are all carried over from the previous model.

Rear of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Sports

Inside it comes with an optional ventilated front seats as well as an upgraded 7-inch infotainment system that features HD radio technology and built-in Siri 'Eyes Free' integration. It also has an optional Blue Link system that features remote start with climate control and destination search by Google.

Interior of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Sports

Powering the 2016 Elantra GT Sports is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 175 PS at 6500 rpm and 209 Nm of torque at 4700 rpm. The engine can be mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission with 'Shiftronic' manual shift control.