2013 Hyundai Elantra GT will go on sale later this month with a starting price of $19,170, including a $795 destination fee. That price is for a manual-transmission base model; an automatic transmission version of the hatchback starts at $20,170.
The Elantra GT has competitive base pricing compared to others in the compact class: The 2013 Ford Focus hatchback starts at $19,995, including a $795 destination fee; the 2012 Mazda3 starts at $20,095, including a $795 destination fee; a four-door hatchback 2012 Volkswagen Golf with an automatic transmission starts at $20,565, including a $770 destination fee. The GT hatchback costs $1,700 more than a 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan, but it comes better equipped. Hyundai hasn’t announced pricing for its 2013 Hyundai Elantra coupe yet.