Over the past few years, the Hyundai Elantra has emerged as a top compact sedan. Its family-friendly interior and handsome appearance have won over a lot of drivers. With a highway fuel economy rating of 40 mpg, the model is especially rewarding to driver on a daily basis. While behind the wheel of the Elantra, drivers will appreciate its confidence-inspiring handling and smooth ride. Buyers can have fun with the manual gearbox or opt for the automatic transmission. Some of the upscale features include Smart Cruise Control, heated seats, and a push-button ignition system.