The crisply styled 2018 Elantra GT puts its best foot forward in its more powerful Sport trim.

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Unlike its four-door sedan counterpart, the five-door Elantra GT is built in Ulsan, South Korea.

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Hyundai says the Elantra GT's new corporate grille is meant to evoke pouring molten steel. Hyperbole aside, this is a good-looking face.

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The Elantra GT offers 25 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats up, and a whopping 55 cubes when they're stowed.

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Hyundai does simple, well-organized interiors about as well as anyone these days, and the GT is no different.

Note the crimson accents, including on the HVAC vent bezels, seat stitching and steering wheel.

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An 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system is standard, as is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. 

If you want embedded navigation, you sadly can't specify a manual transmission owing to the way options are bundled.

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This is the uplevel Sport's 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. It generates 201 horsepower and a useful 191 pound-feet of torque from just 1,500 rpm. 

Base-model GTs receive a normally aspirated 2.0-liter four with 161 hp and 150 pound-feet of torque. 

Treat yourself.

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Base manual Elantra GTs weigh in at 2,924 pounds, and a loaded Sport with DCT checks in at around 3,155 pounds.

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Even base models receive LED front running lamps.

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Full LED lighting like this is optional as part of a large tech package.

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Uplevel Sport models ride on 18-inch wheels and 225/40-series and Hankook Ventus S1 Noble2 all-season rubber.

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