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Pricing The 2023 Hyundai Elantra Starts at $22,956 in Canada

The 2023 Hyundai Elantra Starts at $22,956 in Canada

Here is a detailed look at the versions of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra and their prices in Canada.

  • The compact sedan is offered in six trim levels and four powertrains, including a hybrid version.

  • The Elantra N is a high-performance sports model at the top of the lineup.

  • The most expensive “regular” Elantra is the $32,406 N Line Ultimate while the N DCT costs $41,806.

The 2023 Hyundai Elantra is a popular compact sedan that offers a large range of trim levels and powertrain options.

This model is available in four trim levels for the “standard” Elantra and two trim levels for the Sportier Elantra N.

Under the hood of the Essential, Preferred, and Luxury models is a 2.0L Smartstream four-cylinder engine that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque through a continuously variable transmission for a combined fuel consumption of 6.4 L/100 km.

Optional on the Luxury version is a hybrid powertrain composed of a 1.6L four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, a 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), and a 1.32 kWh battery. This combination makes for an output of 139 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and a combined fuel consumption of 4.7 L/100 km.

Choosing the N Line Ultimate brings a more powerful 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and a 7-speed DCT in exchange for a combined consumption of 7.6 L/100 km.

At the top of the lineup, the Elantra N is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that outputs 276 horsepower and 289 lb-ft of torque for a combined fuel consumption of 9.4 L/100 km with the manual transmission and 10.2 L/100 km with the DCT.

Here is what each trim level includes:

2023 Hyundai Elantra Essential | Photo: Hyundai


The 2023 Hyundai Elantra Essential is the most affordable version of the Elantra, with a starting price of $22,956. This version comes standard with features such as auto start-stop, drive modes, 15-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, automatic headlamps, body-coloured heated side mirrors, black window mouldings, tinted front and rear glass, adjustable intermittent windshield wipers, cloth upholstery, a 6-way manual driver seat, heated front seats, a 4-speaker sound system, an 8-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, vanity mirrors in the sun visors, a 4.2-inch TFT screen in the instrument cluster, an auto-down driver’s window, remote keyless entry, front map lights, forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, lane following assist, driver attention warning, automatic high beams, and an engine immobilizer.

2023 Hyundai Elantra Preferred | Photo: Hyundai


Stepping up to the $25,056 Preferred adds items such as 16-inch alloy wheels, door pocket lighting, premium cloth upholstery, a 6-speaker audio system, illuminated vanity mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a heated steering wheel, an auto-up driver’s window, proximity key with push-button start, the hands-free smart trunk, blind spot monitoring, safe exit warning, and rear cross-traffic alert.

A $1,950 Tech package can be ordered, adding a power sunroof, XM satellite radio, a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation, gloss black center console trim, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, BlueLink, and a 64-colour ambient lighting system.

2021 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra Luxury Hybrid | Photo: Hyundai


Moving up once more brings us to the $29,206 Elantra Luxury, which is the most up-level version apart from the sporty models. This means it is equipped with features such as an electric parking brake with auto hold function, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED combination taillamps, LED turn signal repeaters on the mirrors, chrome window mouldings, dark chrome accents on the grille and the lower bumper, a power sunroof, leather upholstery, a seatback pocket on the passenger side, 60/40 split folding rear seats, a centre armrest for rear passengers, a Bose 8-speaker premium sound system, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, gloss black accents on the centre console, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a wireless charging pad, BlueLink, adaptive cruise control, ambient lighting with 64 colours, forward collision warning with cyclist and junction turn detection, and Highway Driving Assist.

For an additional $2,500, the hybrid powertrain can be ordered on the Elantra Luxury and it also adds rear parking sensors with rear collision avoidance assist.

Hyundai Elantra N Line | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

N Line Ultimate

Sitting atop the “regular” Elantra lineup in 2023 is the sporty N Line Ultimate. For $32,406, this version distinguishes itself with items such as a turbocharged engine, chromed dual exhaust outlets, 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, full LED taillamps, gloss black side mirrors, gloss black window mouldings, a gloss black front grille, gloss black side sill mouldings, gloss black bumper accents, a gloss black lip spoiler, leather upholstery with red stitching, an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and black-painted interior door handles.

Hyundai Elantra N | Photo: Louis-Philippe Dube

Elantra N Manual

The 2023 Hyundai Elantra N is the most expensive version of the brand’s subcompact sedan since it features a number of significant differences that make it much more powerful and fun to drive than the other models. Equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, the $40,206 Elantra N comes with items such as an electronic limited-slip differential, an electronically controlled suspension, 19-inch alloy wheels wearing Michelin performance tires, exclusive front and rear bumpers, an exclusive front grille, exclusive side sill mouldings, a wing-type gloss black rear spoiler, sport manually-adjustable bucket seats upholstered in suede and leatherette with an illuminated N logo, heated front seats, blue stitching and accents, metal door scuff plates, a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with drive mode selection buttons, N-specific graphics for the digital instrument cluster, and performance gauges.

Hyundai Elantra N | Photo: Hyundai

Elantra N DCT

Choosing the $41,806 Elantra N DCT replaces the manual transmission with an 8-speed wet dual-clutch unit that can be controlled via shift paddles behind the steering wheel.

Hyundai offers a wide range of accessories for every version of the Elantra that can be purchased through its dealerships, ranging from paint touch-up pens to cargo racks and wheel storage bags.

2023 Hyundai Elantra Essential | Photo: Hyundai

Hyundai Elantra N Line | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

Hyundai Elantra N Line | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

Hyundai Elantra N Line | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

Hyundai Elantra N Line | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

2022 Hyundai Elantra N | Photo: Olivier Delorme

2022 Hyundai Elantra N | Photo: Olivier Delorme

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