Hyundai Elantra

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

86
Priced From $17,445
MPG 34.0
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Automobile Magazine

07/05/12
2012-07-05
87
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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Hatchback

For buyers who seek a hatchback for its versatility, value and features — typically a much larger audience than the hot-hatch set — this GT gives Hyundai and Elantra fans another reason to smile.

About.com

06/21/12
2012-06-21
86
100

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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

I always thought the Elantra made a great sedan, and I’m pleased to see it makes a good coupe, too. I like the style, I like the functionality, and I like the fuel efficiency. If only Hyundai hadn’t changed the rear suspension, it’d be perfect.

Edmunds.com

09/26/12
2012-09-26
86
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Hatchback

As small hatchbacks go, most of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT’s direct rivals play from essentially the same game plan. But given the Elantra GT’s core strengths of practicality and value, we think it’s still a top choice for a small hatchback.

Car and Driver

06/25/12
2012-06-25
86
100

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Tony Swan Tony Swan 7.2 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The Elantra coupe is smooth, comfortable, and quiet at all speeds. Its deportment is competent and predictable, its braking feels strong, it looks good, it’s an mpg champ, and as with all Hyundais, you get a lot of standard kit for the money.

Winding Road

07/19/12
2012-07-19
86
100

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Brandon Turkus Brandon Turkus Score Pending 2013 Hyundai Elantra Wagon

The pricing equation works out well for the GT. It’s starting price bests everything but the Volkswagen Golf by around $1000. Even if price isn’t your determining factor, 39 mpg on the freeway and the sheer amount of cargo space make the Elantra GT a fine choice for a small wagon.

Popular Mechanics

06/28/12
2012-06-28
86
100

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Ben Stewart Ben Stewart Score Pending 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The Elantra GT is certainly no Panamera. But it is a fun and tech-forward alternative to the compact sedans that dominate the automotive landscape.

Edmunds.com

07/02/12
2012-07-02
86
100

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Mike Magrath Mike Magrath Score Pending 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe drives exactly like the sedan, complete with that car’s masterful highway ride and sleepy dynamics. There is, however, one difference that matters: price. Call it the cost of looking good.

Cars.com

06/23/11
2011-06-23
86
100

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Mike Hanley Mike Hanley 6.7 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

The Hyundai Elantra is affordably priced, has loads of style and sips gas. Plus, it adds a dash of driving fun, giving small-car shoppers plenty of reasons to choose it over one of the sales leaders.

New York Times

07/08/11
2011-07-08
86
100

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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

Despite some flaws, the Elantra delivers the most adventurous styling, a leading warranty and the most features for the price.

Edmunds.com

07/02/12
2012-07-02
86
100

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Mike Magrath Mike Magrath Score Pending 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The second you close the door to the 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, the magic is gone. Before you are all of the same vitals from the Elantra sedan. And because it uses the identical 1.8-liter engine, everything feels the same. There is, however, one difference that matters: price.

AutoGuide.com

06/24/11
2011-06-24
85
100

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Colum Wood Colum Wood 7.1 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

With stand-out styling and that big 40-mpg number, Hyundai won’t have any trouble bringing customers into dealerships, and with an impressive interior and solid pricing, dealers should find it equally easy to send folks on their way in a new Elantra.

AutoBlog.com

06/23/14
2014-06-23
85
100

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Brandon Turkus Brandon Turkus Score Pending 2014 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

2014 Hyundai Elantra is arguably more attractive than many in the segment, it’s economical, it’s priced competitively, and it has a screaming warranty.

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