The Elantra is a compact sedan in Hyundai’s selection. Starting at just over $16,000 and having a fuel economy of 29/40 make this car a very sensible choice. It’s undergone a makeover, and has a stylish exterior, while also featuring a comfy, spacious interior. However, an attractive sticker price isn’t the only thing you should be looking at. How much will Hyundai Elantra insurance cost you? Read on to learn how you can save.
When quoting you your monthly premium, a lot of factors go into the insurer’s decision making process. One of the major factors that can increase or decrease your premium is driving history. If you have a clean record, your rates are likely to be low. However, if you have a couple of citations or accidents marring your record, you’re viewed as an increased risk to insure for your insurer.
Another factor to consider is where you’re living or might be moving to. If your area has a high theft rate, you’re likely to see your comprehensive insurance rates go up. Are high volumes of traffic congestion a norm where you live? Then you’ll also likely see higher rates.
One surefire way, however, to lower your interest rates is to shop around for quotes. Don’t just get one quote, because there might be another insurer out there who has a better deal. Bear in mind that different companies will have different incentives and discounts.
Unlike its predecessors, the 2012 Elantra has gained a bit of personality with its new exterior. It comes equipped with a 1.8 liter 4 cylinder engine that provides enough power when you hit the gas while still providing you with an excellent fuel economy.
The 2012 Elantra is available in two trim levels: the GLS and Limited. The base GLS model comes with keyless entry, power accessories, 60/40 folding rear seat, satellite radio, and a six-speaker audio system with CD player. In addition there are packages you can add like the comfort package. This adds air-conditioning, telescoping steering wheel, and Hyundai’s “Active Eco System” among other things. The preferred package upgrades theElantra with 16-inch alloy wheels, an upgraded interior design, and Bluetooth among other features.
The Limited trim level includes everything from the preferred package and includes leather seating, sunroof, among other amenities.
Safety features can also help you save on car insurance. The Elantra comes equipped with front, side, and rear airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability control, and traction control standard in all models.
While the IIHS and the federal government haven’t had a chance to test the 2012 Elantra, the 2011 version had very good ratings. It was a 2011 Top Safety pick, and the sedan earned the highest score for all crash tests conducted by the government including: side, roof, rear, and front impact crash tests.
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