2017 Elantra vs. the Kia Forte in St. Petersburg

The 2017 Elantra is available at Crown Hyundai near Clearwater
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Eye-Catching Style

Compact cars are sportier and more upscale than ever, which is best demonstrated by the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and 2017 Kia Forte. When you visit Crown Hyundai in St. Petersburg, FL to test drive a new Elantra, you'll notice it has a sleeker, more sophisticated design compared to the new Forte. Drivers in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Palm Harbor can test-drive the 2017 Elantra in 5 impressive trim levels, the SE, Value Edition, ECO, Sport and Limited.

Exterior of the Elantra at Crown Hyundai near Palm Harbor

A Safer Choice

Since your safety is our top priority, we want to make sure you leave with a car that looks out for your well-being. Unlike the 2017 Forte, the new Elantra was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. It has many available advanced safety technologies such as a backup camera, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking and Lane Departure Warning.

Sporty & Fuel Efficient

The 2017 Elantra boasts an energetic performance and a great fuel economy. It comes standard with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, which offers up to 38 mpg when equipped with an available 6-speed automatic transmission. If you want a car with a lot of power, the new Elantra's available 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine outshines both of the new Forte's engine options. The 2017 Elantra's turbocharged engine also delivers 201 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque.

Safety features and interior of the 2017 Elantra - available at Crown Hyundai near Clearwater and Palm Harbor

Fun & Helpful Technology Features

The new Elantra is full of technologies and amenities that make driving on St. Petersburg roads more enjoyable. It is also one of the first compact cars to feature an available hands-free power trunk. The 2017 Elantra at Crown Hyundai near Palm Harbor also offers available Apple CarPlay and Andriod Auto, which means you can stream your favorite music, access your apps and make hands-free calls.

Crown Hyundai proudly serves drivers in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa and Palm Harbor areas. Visit us today to test drive the 2017 Hyundai Elantra!

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