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The Elantra Touring’s good looks and a sporty driving profile contrasted with its practical nature. You could cram more stuff in back with the rear seat folded than in most every other wagon in its class (think scaled-down Volvo XC70 wagon). The Touring’s steering and suspension had also been tweaked for more sporting flair. Stiffer springs, larger front and rear stabilizer bars and lower-profile tires than the sedan’s were also installed.