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2003 Hyundai Elantra Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 21 reviews
The 2003 Hyundai Elantra comes with a single engine: a 135 hp, 2.0 liter inline 4-cylinder engine. Two transmissions are available: the standard 5 speed manual or the optional 4 speed automatic. Gas mileage is around 25 miles per gallon city miles and 33 highway miles. Certainly not a powerful car, the 2003 Hyundai Elantra has plenty to help drivers get from point a to point B.
Compared to luxury, touring sedans, the 2003 Hyundai Elantra may seem a little sparse, but there is plenty of comfort for the price. Air conditioning, cruise control, power windows and power locks a CD player, a trip computer, a leather steering cover and leather seats are all available, either standard or optional, depending on the trim, of which there are now three. The 4 door GT adds the lineup in 2003. In case the worst happens, driver, passenger and side airbags are standard on all three trims.
Owners seem to have a lot of great things to say about the 2003 Hyundai Elantra. The gas mileage is raved about, as are the few problems that the Elantra has. People like the way it looks and the way it drives. Like all cars, however, there were some commonly recurring issues. Due to the small engine, there is little acceleration. The interior parts and anything made of plastic aren't anything special, and the 2003 Hyundai Elantra doesn't hold resale value any better than a colander holds water. But if you can live with minor problems like these, then the 2003 Hyundai Elantra could be a fabulous commuter vehicle.
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Hyundai Elantra Questions
My 2003 Hundai Elantra With Automatic Transmission Turns Over But Will Not ...
While driving the engine died as if it lost fuel. I restarted the engine and drove for about 5 minutes and the engine died again. Tried to state the car again and the engine turns over fine but will...
Check Engine Light Intermittent
The camshaft sensor keeps going out. When check engine light comes on it may be on for a day or more then will go off for several hours or even a couple days. Why?
Cranks But Won't Start
Seems like it wants to start but won't
Front Main Crank Seal
do I need to pull the whole engine out of the car or can I just remove the pulleys to replace this
2003 Hyundai Elantra Manual Gt Having Acceleration Problems
My car starts fine and the engine light is not on but when I try to accelerate up hill I can't go above 30 mph. For example, Light turns green and I put it in 1st and the rpm's rev all the way to 4 or...