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2002 Hyundai Elantra

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 21/Hwy 30/Comb 24 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 4-Cyl, 2.0 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Korea Country of Assembly: Korea

2002 Hyundai Elantra Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.3
Out of 10

Based on 870 Ratings for the 2001 - 2006 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.8/10
    Quality
    8.5/10
  • Reliability
    8.9/10
    Performance
    8.4/10
  • Comfort
    8.4/10
    Styling
    8.4/10

Best car ever

By on Monday, March 02, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 200,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Fun to drive even in the worst weather ."

Cons: "The back seat is not that comfortable ."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this car new and have never regretted it . It is amazing in the snow and gets great gas mileage. I am getting a new car in 2015 and all my friends want me to sell them this car and not trade it in . I would highly recommend this car to all ."

A wonderful car for the price!

By on Sunday, February 08, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 54,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Drives Smoothly, good on gas"

Cons: "None that comes to mind"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Let me first start off by saying that this car saved me from any injury when someone slammed into the back of it at highway speeds (I was stopped in traffic). I have to sadly replace it because the insurance passed it off as a total loss, but it drove wonderfully for me in the time that I had it! I used it for daily commute and an every other week 300 mile round-trip, and it was great with gas. My only major problem with it was that the fuel injector and transmission had quite a few problems that required fixing, but that was mostly due to the previous owner and not the car itself. I highly recommend this as an affordable car and/or your first car!"

4 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Best little car I've owned

By on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 96,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "value, smooth, comfortable, minimum maintenace"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"I'd just like to start by saying I have been impressed with the performance of this car. I have owned it for 5 years now, and I have no intentions of trading it in or selling it. In 5 years I have done nothing to it but normal maintenance, and although I take care of my vehicle, I was not "easy" on it. It has driven through 6-8 inches of un-plowed snow quite a few times with EASE!. I call my car a "TANK". I have driven about 3 trips over 5 hours each way in the last 2 years, and it just keeps right on going. They only thing that I'd prefer to be different is that it were a manual instead of an automatic, but that just my personal opinion. This is the first vehicle I have owned that was not a manual, so I had my doubts about it's capabilities. I rest easy now. Great car for a small family or just for the lone ranger like me."

10 people out of 19 found this review helpful

Excellent value.very little engine repair.

By on Monday, November 24, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 66,000

10 1.0
overall rating 1 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
1/10
Value
Not Rated
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
Not Rated
Performance
Not Rated
Styling
Not Rated
Comfort
Not Rated

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"Great running and repair experience. Have had two small fender benders, not repaired, Get oil change every 3000 to 3500 miles, do any other needed repairs. Bought this 2005 in 2007, have driven it for 44 000 miles. One bad feature---front windows do not open any more. I fixed one, at a cost of nearly three hundred dollars, then the other window quit opening a week later. PLASTIC CLIPS HOLDING THE GLASS NOT CONDUCIVE TO FLORIDA ATMOSHERE. Also, glossy finish on rally red paint color is fading out on both front and back bumpers. Looks tacky. Thanks. It is becoming difficult to afford repairs, such as, repainting, new tires , etc. May need to sell."

11 people out of 23 found this review helpful

Great Value for the $$

By on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 42,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "The mileage is great, reliable and runs smooth"

Cons: "Trunk to backseat area small, no driver armrest"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Drives easy, no drag on hills due to higher torque, smooth running, great MPG [25 in town/30-35 on the road]. The inside is a little snug, and trunk room is small, but for two people traveling, it's a good ride. I'd keep it but I have to have more room for my family."

7 people out of 19 found this review helpful

Good first car.

By on Thursday, November 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 142,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"Bought mine on the cheap. Been very reliable. Needs some routine maintenance (struts, clutch, couple other little things), as it is near 150k miles, but once I complete those, it should last me atleast another 100k miles. Fairs pretty well with Indiana weather. Only a few small areas of rust, though they could have been avoided with proper maintenance. Common one being the bottom of the front quarter panels, and another being the front edge of the rear wheel wells."

10 people out of 14 found this review helpful

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