While not the all-new, North American Car of the Year, 7th gen Elantra, the outgoing 6th gen was noteworthy for its efficiency, std. safety and technology inclusions, plus great price. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Jan. 22, 2021 2020 Hyundai Elantra Limited shown -- Its 30/40 mpgUS city/highway rating is just one of the highlights. The 2020 Hyundai Elantra, with its CVT achieved a rated level of efficiency that placed it at or near the top of the C-segment charts. With its standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), it moved the bar for the few OEMs left to follow its lead. 2020 Hyundai Elantra Drivetrain The Elantra SE, SEL, Value Edition and Limited include the 147 hp, atkinsonized 2.0L I4 mated to the all-new CVT. The efficiency improvement looks like this: SE w/ the CVT: 35 mpg combined (+2 over 2019) SEL, Value Edition, and Limited w/ the CVT: 34 mpg combined (+2 over 2019) Hyundai’s new for 2020 CVT with a chain belt provided improved efficiency. It utilizes a wide ratio pulley system, which provides a broader ratio of operation that improves fuel economy with taller ratios and improved performance with lower ones. 2020 Hyundai Elantra Standard Features CVT, Dual Auto Climate, Hyundai SmartSense including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and Driver Attention Warning. Hyundai SmartSense Safety The 2020 Elantra lineup included the following standard advanced safety features. The FCA uses the car’s front-facing camera to help detect an imminent collision and avoid impact or minimize damage by braking LKA helps prevent accidental lane departure by sensing road markings, automatically steering the car if necessary Driver Attention Warning system monitors a spectrum of driver-related characteristics to help detect driver fatigue The Elantra Limited with Ultimate Package added Smart Cruise Control (SCC), Safe Exit Assist, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Blind-Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist (available on all trims except SE). The 2020 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition includes the following safety features: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist Lane Keep Assist & Driver Attention Warning Blind-Spot Collision Warning Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning Front, Front Side Impact, Side Curtain & Driver Knee Airbags Electronic Stability Control (ESC) w/ Traction Control ABS w/ Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist 2020 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition Exterior Features 16” Alloys with 205/55 R16 Tires Power Sunroof Heated Outside Mirrors & Door Handle Approach Lights 2020 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition Interior Features 7" Central Display w/ AM/FM/HD/XM Radio & 6 Speakers Android Auto & Apple CarPlay Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System Blue Link Connected Services 3-years Standard (enrollment req) Blue Link Remote Start (3-year Complimentary Service) Dual Auto Climate w/ Auto Defogger Steering Wheel Mounted Audio & Cruise Controls Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel & Shift Knob Auto Headlamps & 3.5'' Driver Display Heated Front Seats Auto-up Driver Window & Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Rearview Camera w/ Dynamic Guidelines Hands-free Smart Trunk Release Proximity Key w/ Push Button Start & Immobilizer And the Hot Deal? 2020 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition - $6,500 off MSRP It has been a while since we have seen this trim with all the std, high end features at this price. If you wait 6 to 8-months, you may find the all-new, award winning, 7th gen 2021 with the same drivetrain for similar discounts.