Anyone know of a way to tighten up the throttle lag? I have heard of devices like Sprint Booster, Pedal Commander, and Ultimate Control... thoughts?
Google “Sprint Booster” to see what I’m referring to. Not looking to make the car faster.
I get better gas mileage too as you do not hardly use as much actual gas pedal movement with it on.
Mine is a 2019 manual transmission. And they don’t come with mode select...I read about Sprint Booster and frankly it sounds bogus to me. Have you ever tried one?
A simple thing you can do to make the Elantra quite a bit more responsive is put the automatic tranny in Sport mode.
Any affect on insurance?I have Sprint Booster installed on my car for about a month now. Before purchased, I was skeptical as well, but after watching videos, and reading reviews, I decided to give it a try (30 days money back guarantee). I have no regrets of buying it. The car is responding much quicker on take off and when needs to speed up while driving(to pass..., or to merge into...). I have a company vehicle for daily driving and use my car mostly on weekends. So, I still on the process of finding the right mode on selector button without compromising fuel economy. First, I set SB on Sport-5, then tried it on Race-9, and it really feels like you are in different category of cars. Now I backed down to a Sport-9 selector for more moderate acceleration.
So, please, do not install this kind of stuff on your car; it may change your driving habits wrong way.
My insurance company says it's a performance modification. they said that if I get an aftermarket part to do the same (even if it's installed by the dealer) it will void the warranty.
The low-end torque (although weak) is there. You can notice a distinct delay when applying gas before the car moves. For example, you cannot easily "burnout" an Elantra as the ECU gently applies acceleration as opposed to FOT.I drive several vehicles with lag, diesels with serious turbo lag. I can honestly say that what some may mistake for lag in the elantra is simply a lack of low end torque which is a result of the adkinson cycle. I'm on my 2nd Elantra. First was a '17 model.
My solution was to disable the traction control button (single press). While this feature may be helpful to new or unskilled drivers in slippery/winter driving conditions, for an experienced driver it is a nuisance
Does turning off traction control also effect ESC (electronic stability control)? I won't be trying this.
Is it similar to the Sprint Booster? Do you remove the gas pedal to install?You need to get one of theses. Easy to install, easy to program, many different modes. It will transform your car and the first month you will be driving with a huge grin on your face. After using it for some time you don't even notice it until you shut it off. It should get you a bit better gas mileage too as you are much gentler with the throttle.