2018 Hyundai Elantra GT

Base price: $20,350.

As tested: $27,460.

Standard equipment: 2-liter engine, six-speed automatic transmission, front-drive, safety features like a driver's knee air bag and blind- spot mirror and features like a user-friendly multimedia system, alloy wheels, cruise control, heated power mirrors, and a tilt/ telescopic

steering wheel.

Options: Some $6,000 worth of goodies ranging from blind-spot detection and leather to heated and ventilated front seats and

a panoramic sunroof.

Fuel economy: 24 mpg city,

32 highway.

Engine performance: Decent.

Handling: Surprisingly good.

Styling: Satisfying.

Ride comfort: Fine.

Warranty: Five years/60,000 miles bumper

to bumper.

The Ben key: four Bens, excellent; three Bens, good; two Bens, fair; one Ben, poor.