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Hyundai Elantra Sedan Adds More Style, Tech and Value for 2015

Just one year after an extensive mid-cycle refresh, the Hyundai Elantra Sedan enters the 2015 model year with even more improvements. Looking to increase value while adding amenities, the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Sedan now offers customers a new Style Package, Tech Package and Ultimate Package, which are available on differing trim levels.
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Starting with the base Elantra SE, customers are offered a Style Package, which brings features such as power sunroof, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, projector headlights accented with stylish LEDs, chrome exterior window trim and aluminum front door sills. Except for the new base starting price of $17,250 for the 2015 Elantra Sedan (a price increase of just $50 over 2014 and not including the $810 destination charge), Hyundai has yet to release any pricing for any of the trim levels or packages, but it says that the Style Package will represent a savings of $400 over the 2014 model year. The Elantra SE also adds a new Popular Equipment Package, which seems to just include a one-touch automatic window for the driver.

Stepping up to the new-for-2014 Elantra Sport, this trim is now offered with an optional Tech Package. On models equipped with the automatic transmission, the Tech Package adds equipment like the seven-inch, touch-screen navigation system, a 360-watt premium audio system and Hyundai’s repackaged Blue Link Telematics system. Although it’s not the second-gen Blue Link that will be introduced in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata and is highlighted by the new Destination Search powered by Google feature, the Elantra’s Blue Link now comes in three renamed packages: Connected Care, Remote and Guidance.

The last option package update for 2015 is the new Limited Ultimate Package available only on the range-topping Elantra Limited. This package replaces the 2014 Elantra Limited Tech Package that adds navigation, upgraded audio, dual-zone automatic climate control, proximity key with push-button start and a power sunroof. Hyundai says the 2015 Limited Ultimate Package represents a $350 savings over the 2014 Limited Tech Package, which was priced at $2,750 meaning that the new package should be a $2,400 add-on.

Finally, the 2015 Hyundai Elantra gets some new colors for its palette. The Sport trim adds Monaco White, while the SE and Limited trim levels get Quartz White Pearl, Symphony Silver, Lakeside Blue and Shale Gray Metallic.

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