2003 Hyundai Elantra Overview

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GLS
146 national listings
GT
29 national listings
GT Hatchback
28 national listings

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Average User Score

3.65 stars

Based on 21 reviews

Reliable, Cheap, And Eventually Fun To Drive by Steven
 — Cheap brake pads cause rattle when worn. Handling style is great if you figure out how it can be driven. Acceleration is adequate for daily driving. Gas is 25mpg. Could have a stronger blower fo... Read More
Up To Date by Amber
 — I simply love my car!! Its gets me where ever I want to go and it a Stick!! Which i blieve is most amazing when I girl can drive a stick!!! And the car only cost me to 7000 and it is so fun to drive!!... Read More
Great Car! by Brian
 — Great Car, good quality, very reliable. Handles great, good gas mileage. Read More

2003 Hyundai Elantra Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 21 reviews

2003 Hyundai Elantra

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

Steelerbuzz
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I Just Changed Head Gasket-timing Belt-water Pump. Now When I Start The Car...

So it keeps reving from 2000 rpms to 3500 rpm constantly. Could being a tooth off on timing belt cause this?

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John Hetterly Jr.
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Air Flows Ok Cold/hot But No Defrost 2003 Elantra Gt

the air flows ok cold and hot but only on the front vents no feet or defrost thanks

920 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Mohawkdavis
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Can I Fit 2005 Hyundia Elantra Headlights On My 2003 Hyundai Elantra ?

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baboobaby
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2003elantra Hit Or Miss Starter Switch Some Time You Have To Turn Key Back ...

22 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Doug Wolfe
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Started Chugging After Running Fine

Driving about 40mph and then started chugging like out of gas runs fine in reverse,nutural ,park all but drive

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