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2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line is an affordable, tech-rich sport sedan

With turbo power and a manual transmission, the Elantra N Line is one plucky little Hyundai.

Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
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The new Hyundai Elantra gets a spicy N Line version.

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The N Line has a sportier appearance.

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Inside, the N Line has Hyundai's 8-inch infotainment screen.

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A six-speed manual transmission is standard but an eight-speed DCT is optional.

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The styling is certainly bold.

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The 1.6-liter turbo engine produces 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.

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These 18-inch wheels are standard.

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All in, the Elantra N Line costs around $25,000.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of this thrifty sport compact.

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