2006 Hyundai Elantra Overview


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Based on 19 reviews

Hyundai Elantra by Carl
 — Performance --> It's not a race car but it's 140hp still gives you a nice ride! I just recently installed a custom cold air intake with a K&N Air Filter... Build Quality --> As of now I changed nothi... Read More
Pretty Damn Good Car. by Nate
 — Like it a lot, quick, comfortable, good on gas, and a four door hatchback is awesome so I can lay all the seats down and have a queen size bed in my car! Very reliable, never gives me any problems tha... Read More
Hyundai Elantra by Brent
 — Performance is not bad could have more power, The cars lines all match up no large gaps between panels. Its got nice leather intr and very comfortable seats, enough room for four. I like the looks rem... Read More

2006 Hyundai Elantra Overview

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2006 Hyundai Elantra

A 2.0-liter, 138 hp inline 4 cylinder engine comes standard in all trims of the 2006 Hyundai Elantra line.  Standard across the board as well are the two engine options: a 5 speed manual or a 4 speed automatic.  Gas mileage for the 2006 Hyundai Elantra is a respectable 24/34 mpg city/highway.  Not a large car by any standard, the 2006 Elantra has plenty of space, power and zip for regular day to day driving, though families might want to steer clear.

A new trim was added for the third year in a row to the Hyundai Elantra line in 2006: the Limited Sedan, which offers a level of luxury not previously found in the Hyundai Elantra line.  Depending on the trim, there are a number of standard and optional features on the 2006 Hyundai Elantra.  Air conditioning, cruise control, a leather steering wheel cover, leather seats, a CD player (which now comes standard on all trims), and now even a powered or manual sunroof are all available.  For safety, the 2006 Hyundai Elantra has driver, passenger and side airbags, ABS, traction control, and power windows and locks.

With a very few exceptions, the gas mileage on the 2006 Hyundai Elantra was the feature most talked about by owners in reviews.  Consistently people were getting 33-35 miles per gallon, even with the air conditioning on.  Other features people love were the peppiness of the engine, even with the gas mileage, and the amount of space that is available in a compact sedan.  And of course, the unbeatable warrenty.  There were some minor complaints, but most of them cosmetic, like dissatisfaction with the shape of the grill or there not being a remote trunk opener.  Other than that, however, most of the problems that Hyundai had with previous Elantras seem to have been fixed in the 2006.  A HIGHLY recommended vehicle.


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my hyundai elantra has very poor milage 9.4 milage per gallon i already cleaned the injector

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