But you can't open the trunk from the outside without a key, since the key fob doesn't have a remote trunk release feature. That being said, the repairs were for parts worn out due to the age of the vehicle 14 years and they just needed replacing. Hatchbacks offer 28 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the rear seats in use and 37 cubes when they're folded. These power characteristics are better suited to a manual transmission than an automatic. Chrome grille S Front and rear mud flaps O Body-colored door handles S Front mud flaps O Fully galvanized steel body material S Spoiler O Grille chrome Heated door mirrors S Roof rack O Roof rack load 176 lbs. Because its suspension copes adeptly with rough spots, the ride is pleasantly smooth for a small car.
Ignition type spark Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 27 mpg of valves 16 Torque 136 lbs. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. And when you find them, you might be disconcerted by the ruckus of a hard-working four-cylinder howling near 6000 rpm. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, a cassette player, a tilt steering column, a rear defogger, and power windows, locks and mirrors. I changed the timing belt at 109,000 just to be safe.
It's great for a cell phone. The engine and transmission are warranted for 10 years or 100,000 miles, and protects from rust-through for five years or 100,000 miles. I would definitely purchase another Hyundai Elantra again with absolutely no hesitation. Elantra's continuously variable valve timing allows more complete combustion of nitrous oxide in the exhaust. Indeed, they can stop more quickly than the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, according to published reports.
Interior Design and Special Features: Inside, every has a simple layout -- though not exciting, the switchgear is high in quality and all of the controls are right where you expect them to be. The front bumper has wider slats to improve airflow to the engine bay, and the foglamps are fitted more precisely. I haven't changed the oil in maybe 20,000 miles since I add about a quart every other week which goes to show how forgiving this car is with irregular and neglected maintenance. With the 2005 addition of a five-door hatchback at the base trim level, Elantra now comes in twelve different permutations of body style, trim level, transmission, and emissions rating. It's decently screwed together and satisfactorily solid.
The headlamps were designed to cast a broad pattern of light, and they're complemented by a revised V-shaped grille with thick, horizontal bars. Even has a nice little coke holder that pops out of the back seat. The four-door sedan is popular, while the five-door hatchback merges the practical advantages of a wagon with the sleek look of a sedan. With the 2005 addition of a five-door hatchback at the base trim level, now comes in twelve different permutations of body style, trim level, transmission, and emissions rating. Just as significantly, the engine is mounted with hydraulic attachments in a new front subframe, greatly reducing the amount of drivetrain vibration that reaches the cabin. Elantra boasts 138 horsepower and 136 pound-feet of torque. That's more than enough power to hustle through traffic, pass with confidence or zip through mountain passes.
The window, side mirror and central locking controls are located in the driver's door panel. Exterior Strong character lines highlight the , which features styling that's more chiseled and European than previous models. From the front doors forward the sedan and hatchback are identical, featuring prominent twin trapezoid headlamps angled back in a black background. It also has not one but two cigarette lighters for charging phones, computers, and tablets. I think this car is good for at least 100,000 more miles, maybe more. The gauge binnacle and control panel sweep in front of the driver and down toward the center console.
It has yet to contract any new problems since ive had it until now. This all adds up to maneuverability in traffic, secure, reasonably precise handling on curving two-lane highways and a ride that is neither floppy nor buckboard stiff. We drove the on a couple of long Interstate trips and averaged 27. I have to confess that I didn't think the would be one of those cars. The cloth-faced front seats offered good comfort, while there was adequate rear seat legroom, even with the front seats pushed back. Nor is it a leader in fuel economy.
Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-633-5151 -. Switches for the headlights, wipers, and cruise control are mounted on stalks, within easy reach. All Elantra models share the same 2. We stacked a pair of golf bags in the trunk. Well matched to the engine, the gearbox and clutch permit gentle engagement for easy takeoffs. The slick Kenwood system in our test car sounded fine, but the buttons on the faceplate are tiny.
Most of the acceleration-producing power is at higher revs, coming in around 4400 rpm and carrying through to the 6400-rpm redline. Backseat legroom is amazing, and even the center rear position isn't too bad. There are no fancy aerodynamic additions to a basic three-box design. Often, inexpensive cars try to make up for their economy ambience with strange or garish interior design. The basic warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles for the original owner, with free roadside assistance throughout.