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So I actually noticed something interesting through this
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A bit background, you can skip this paragraph if you want. So I'm shopping for my first new car and I've been considering the elantra gt sport. I have some requirements/wants in a car and this car has most. The car has to be sporty, spacious, four doors, carplay, quick auto, responsive throttle, good aftermarket (seems like its getting there), and reliable. Pluses are hatchback, panoramic roof, ventilated seats, smart cruise control, and fuel efficient.

Basically I noticed that the elantra sport sedan doesn't get smart cruise control while the other version of the elantra sedan do. I was a bit bummed because I wanted it in my GT sport if I were to get one. According to the video, it actually does. I was assuming it won't because maybe the cruise control doesn't work with the 7 speed DCT but that isn't true.

So out of all the different trims of Elantras, gt or not, why do you think hyundai decided to not offer it to only the elantra sedan? Even on this
you can clearly see buttons for the smart cruise control.

Edit: wow i was hoping the links to just be hyperlink text
 

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it also gets wireless smartphone charging, automatic emergency braking, and lane keep assist...all of which are not available in the sedan. this is why i'm trying to hold out for the hatch as well.

same thing happened on my Lexus...went with the F-Sport version for the adaptive suspension but missed out on other convenience features such as ventilated and memory seats.

not sure why they do this, seems like a missed opportunity to make more money off of those that want to go the "fully loaded" route.
 

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Think I read why.

Forgot were I read the reason why. But during my research on the Elantra Sport, I read that some of the autonomous safety features were not going to be offered on ES as this car was being marketed to "enthusiast", and they would not want these features. Non "enthusiast" would opt for higher trims on the non sport Elantras. Plus on top of this. It is just my opinion that the non offering of these features help keep the price of the ES down. Allot of us on here rave about the wonderful car and how inexpensive it was. Bang for buck sort of thing.
 

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I have one already, picked it up early this month, I got the i30 SR Premium (Same as Elantra GT Sport) they have only been just released in Australia. It has all those safety features.
 
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