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If you can share a few things about your ownership of the 2017+ Hyundai Elantra GT, what would it be? The most liked or hated, share them with every one I am sure you won't be the only one. :)
 

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Likes: Value, safety features, Android Auto, fun to drive, ventilated seats.
Dislikes: Lack of heated steering wheel in US, could have made it a tad more aggressive looking for the Sport.
 

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Likes: Panoramic roof, ventilated seats, Android auto/Apple carplay, the looks and functionality of the large hatch
Dislikes: Odd cup holder sizes, no heated steering wheel, lack of a receiver hitch for bike racks for the Sport version (all U.S. problems)
 

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Likes:
- Usable rear seats and relatively good amount of storage in a short overall length (VERY important for city living).
- Radar cruise control's stop/go functionality.
- ventilated seats
- carplay/android auto
- stability in turns over rough roads

Dislikes:
- Panoramic roof (I hate sunroofs in general as they all break/leak/add weight up high). There is no option to not get it if you want other features.
- wheels. I don't like the look and would prefer smaller wheel with more sidewall.
- lane keep assist requiring you to provide steering input every 5 seconds or so. This system works flawlessly on well marked highways that are mostly straight. I'd like to be able to let it keep the car in lane while I just keep my hands on the wheel for corrective action IF required (which is almost never).
- blind spot on driver's side
- auto dimming rearview mirror doesn't dim high beams/bright lights behind me during day time. I am not sure if its supposed to or not, but I hate not having the ability to dim it during the day when unaware jerks drive around with high beams on for no reason.
 

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Likes: Comfy seats, fun to drive. I love my car, dont let the dislikes turn you off.

Dislikes: Apple carplay. If it had a face, it would punch it in it. I dont need to hear about how to drive my car every time I get in it plus random other siri bs. 2/3 shift crunch. The stutter lag because its tuned too lean. The lack of aftermarket parts.

Love the car otherwise!
 

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I have lots of likes, already listed in my three likes. Despite any criticisms, I love my car. That said:

-I'd have paid extra for an LSD and Active Torque Vectoring. Sad it's not there.
-The subwoofer on the Infinity sound system is weak, and needs real improvement
-The deletion of blind-spot monitoring going from the 2018 GT Sport to the 2019-2020 GT N-Line is annoying; it's one of the most valuable safety features in everyday driving IMO
-All-weather floor mats and trunk tray should be an option on the GT, and weren't. I've ended up ordering 3D Maxpider floor mats and still have to find a trunk liner (which, when you have the subwoofer, is hard to do as most aren't compatible)
 

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Likes: Panoramic roof, ventilated seats, Android auto/Apple carplay, the looks and functionality of the large hatch
Dislikes: Odd cup holder sizes, no heated steering wheel, lack of a receiver hitch for bike racks for the Sport version (all U.S. problems)
You can get a bike hitch (not for towing) from a dealership in Canada. I used AutoValue Hyundai in Seneca Falls, ON, and they were great. Quote via email and shipped in less than a week.
 

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If you can share a few things about your ownership of the 2017+ Hyundai Elantra GT, what would it be? The most liked or hated, share them with every one I am sure you won't be the only one. :)
I agree with a lot of the responses so far, but I'll make my own list. BTW I have a 2018 GT Sport DCT.

Like: Understated looks, heated/vented seats, infotainment (I added wireless CarPlay dongle and it's great), ride/handling, pano roof, space for people and stuff, dealership experience (this is rare).

Dislike: OEM tires are terrible (Hankook), US doesn't get heated wheel, DCT acts up sometimes, hard to parallel park*, BlueLink is trash (stopped working and getting someone on the phone to fix it was taking too much time so I gave up on remote start), lack of accessory support from Hyundai.

*Before you all tell me I'm a bad driver, here are the reasons I think it is hard to park: The backup camera is a bit grainy, and the lines don't match up with the car. So if I use the lines, I'm about a foot from the curb. If I try to guess, I hit the curb. My last car was a BMW and the passenger mirror would go down in reverse, so you can see the curb. This car, the mirror is too small and it's impossible to see.

I love this car, more than most other cars I have owned, and the dealership I use is great. I also agree that it should have a limited slip because it struggles to get the power down.
 

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I agree with a lot of the responses so far, but I'll make my own list. BTW I have a 2018 GT Sport DCT.

Like: Understated looks, heated/vented seats, infotainment (I added wireless CarPlay dongle and it's great), ride/handling, pano roof, space for people and stuff, dealership experience (this is rare).

Dislike: OEM tires are terrible (Hankook), US doesn't get heated wheel, DCT acts up sometimes, hard to parallel park*, BlueLink is trash (stopped working and getting someone on the phone to fix it was taking too much time so I gave up on remote start), lack of accessory support from Hyundai.

*Before you all tell me I'm a bad driver, here are the reasons I think it is hard to park: The backup camera is a bit grainy, and the lines don't match up with the car. So if I use the lines, I'm about a foot from the curb. If I try to guess, I hit the curb. My last car was a BMW and the passenger mirror would go down in reverse, so you can see the curb. This car, the mirror is too small and it's impossible to see.

I love this car, more than most other cars I have owned, and the dealership I use is great. I also agree that it should have a limited slip because it struggles to get the power down.

Get some performance summer tires. Solution to open diff = more grip. I run advan ad08r's in the summer and never see the traction control light come on.
 

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OEM tires are never incredible on a car, with maybe the exception of the Elantra GT N-Line (manual) Michelin Pilot Sport 4 rubber, which is high-end summer gear -and rated for only 30,000 miles.

That said, on dry ground I've found the Hankooks to be reasonable for OEM, and while not exceptional, passable on wet too. I've found their limitations, and I've ridden OEM tires that don't come close.

There's a possibility that I'll look into a winter 17" wheel package with snows or performance all-seasons, and then put different rubber on the 18s next year, I'm not sure yet. But considering the reasonable price of the GT N-Line and GT Sport, I can't fault them for finding a compromise here and there to keep that price point.

That said, that's why I'd have plunked down extra money for an LSD and torque vector steering. It would be worth every penny.
 

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Definitely needs the LSD. With the manual when starting out in first at a stop and if the road is a little wet or slippery or in the winter with Blizzacks the wheel spins easily.
 
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