2004 Hyundai Elantra Overview

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Trims

GLS
Avg. Price: $4,614
GT
Avg. Price: $4,755
GT Hatchback
Avg. Price: $4,696

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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 25 reviews

A Reliable Car That Gets The Job Done At A Lower Price Than The Competition. by Denis
 — First off, I am the only owner of this car, I purchased it new on the Hyundai lot in Sept. 2004. As of right now it has approx. 179000 KMs on the odometer (Apr. 20, 2010). Over 90% of the mileage on t... Read More
A Great Car With Some Style-needed A Hatchback, Love The Leather Seats, The Sunroof And The Cruise by christto
 — I have been driving high mileage cars for a long time - spend a thousand or 1500.00, run it for a year or so, replace it. I am a musician, so I love the hatchback - really don't want to waste the gas... Read More
Cheap, Reliable Transportation by zukiguy
 — This car was purchased used and had been in a pretty serious accident. It was repainted and the driver door and headliner replaced along with a few other bits an pieces. I took a chance and got it c... Read More

2004 Hyundai Elantra Overview

Overall User Score

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2004 Hyundai Elantra

The 2004 Hyundai Elantra has one engine option: a 138 hp, 2.0 liter inline 4-cylinder engine.  The standard 5 speed manual or the optional 4 speed automatic are the two transmissions available.  Gas mileage is around 22-24 miles per gallon city miles and 34-36 highway miles.  With gas mileage like that, this would make an excellent commuter car.

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 on the 2004 Hyundai Elantra, either standard or optional.  The 4 door GT adds the lineup in 2004.  In case the worst happens, driver, passenger and side airbags are standard on all three trims.  

Hyundais seem to get better and better, and according to some owner reviews, the 2004 Hyundai Elantra seems to be one of the best models yet.  As has become standard, owners liked the gas mileage of the sedan, as well as the styling and many of the features.  It seems to be a very reliable vehicle, with few major engine problems.  However, it is a low-end vehicle and it has its problems.  Resale value drops drastically, the interior lighting is not the greatest, and many of the aesthetic parts are made of plastic and break easily.  However, for the money, the 2004 Hyundai Elantra really can't be beat.

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I went to start my car today and it would not start. All of the lights, power windows and door locks work but it wont start at all doesn't even turn over. I tried to jump start it with my truck but no...

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