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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Detroit News

02/17/11
2011-02-17
83
100

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Scott Burgess Scott Burgess 8.5 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Wagon

Beautifully executed, nicely loaded and excellent prices should put the Hyundai Elantra at the top of many consumers’ lists.

Edmunds.com

10/25/11
2011-10-25
80
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Wagon

The 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring is a spacious compact hatchback with surprisingly sophisticated road manners, but it is in need of a makeover.

Edmunds.com

06/23/11
2011-06-23
84
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

The 2012 Hyundai Elantra is comfortable, well-built, fuel efficient, abundantly equipped, sharply styled and covered by Hyundai’s long warranty coverage. When it comes to the small sedan segment, we can finally endorse the Elantra as a top pick.

Edmunds.com

05/01/12
2012-05-01
90
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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

Thanks to head-turning styling, a fuel-efficient engine, a long list of standard safety features and upscale options, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra stands as a top pick for a compact sedan.

Edmunds.com

02/23/12
2012-02-23
89
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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

Thanks to head-turning styling, a fuel-efficient engine, a long list of standard safety features and upscale options, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra is a top pick for a small coupe.

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.

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.

Automobile Magazine

06/27/12
2012-06-27
88
100

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Lawrence Ulrich Lawrence Ulrich 7.3 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The Elantra coupe states its claims in looks, comfort, efficiency and value. Flipping the usual script, though, the Elantra sedan actually seems more dramatic and different than this two-door.

Washington Post

10/19/12
2012-10-19
91
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Warren Brown Warren Brown 7.3 out of 10 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

The 2013 Hyundai Elantra coupe is a stylish, excellently crafted, fun-to-drive coupe that is easy to maintain and fuel, with one of the best new-car warranties in the business. All of this in an ‘economy’ car that is better designed and better equipped than many more expensive rivals.

Automobile Magazine

07/05/12
2012-07-05
87
100

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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.

Car and Driver

06/25/12
2012-06-25
90
100

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

If you like snappy styling, efficiency, and value-packed pricing, the GT adds an element to the Elantra lineup that was previously missing: hatchback practicality and a dash of European flair.

Car and Driver

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

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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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.

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