The Hyundai Elantra GT, Now With 50 Percent Fewer Doors

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
the hyundai elantra gt now with 50 percent fewer doors

Remember the 92-95 Honda Civic hatchback? I know Murilee does. How about an Elantra GT 3-door?

There’s no word on if we’ll get this car Stateside, but Europeans will be able to buy it, in the form of the Hyundai i30. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a 3-door hatchback in this segment, but unfortunately there’s not many takers for this kind of product anymore, what with hatchbacks being equated with poverty and all that fun stuff.

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  • Felix Felix on Sep 14, 2012

    Hmm... 5 doors becomes 3 doors. How is that "50 percent fewer doors"?

    • Mr_muttonchops Mr_muttonchops on Sep 14, 2012

      Some people (myself included) might not consider the hatch as a "door". However the author of the post DOES call this car a 3 door, so the title and the content isn't quite jiving there.

  • Lilpoindexter Lilpoindexter on Sep 14, 2012

    HOLY SMOKES....that car is sexy time!

  • Nvdw Nvdw on Sep 15, 2012

    I'm sorry guys; this was in the official press release. Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motor Europe, said: “The New Generation i30 three-door has been conceived solely for Europe (...)" No word on AWD Elantra diesel wagons with manuals either.

  • FJ60LandCruiser FJ60LandCruiser on Sep 16, 2012

    Blobular transportation appliance, now available in smaller package. Young men with Tapout shirts and Nike visors may buy one of these, lower it, put a Folgers can on the exhaust, and cover it with a smattering of stickers meant to increase speed and cornering. Wait, no, they're still doing that to circa 90s Hondas. Everyone else knows that a small hatch needs five doors.