2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco 1.4T Tested: It Hits 40 MPG—For Real This Time

2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco

In the seemingly interminable wake of the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, there is only one true beneficiary: Hyundai. VW has helped us forget that in 2014 the Korean company’s U.S. outposts were assessed the single largest fine in the history of the Clean Air Act. Hyundai and Kia overstated the fuel economy of a combined 1.2 mil-­lion vehicles, costing the sibling rivals $100 million in penalties plus the forfeiture of $200 million in greenhouse-gas-emission credits. Dealers are still providing annual cash reimbursement to owners of affected vehicles, including the previous-generation Elantra, which was infamously promoted as able to achieve 40 mpg in highway driving. After the EPA bust, Hyundai restated the Elantra’s fuel economy, downgrading its highway rating to 38 mpg. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-hyundai-elantra-eco-14t-test-review

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