2008 Hyundai Elantra User Reviews

2008 Hyundai Elantra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 25 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"ride" 11 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"price" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"brakes" 4 reviews
"style" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews

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2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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Very economical to own, great gas milage

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paint quality

acauto
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Great Value — For the money it hard to beat these newer Hyundais, a very good value. Styled well for an economy car. Paint quality was not great but very reliable. Great on gas, easy to drive and park. Overall a good experience.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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A joy to drive. Amazing price. Good gas mileage

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It got totaled in a recent car wreck

drthwing
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Best First Car Ever — I bought this when gas prices first started to jump, in anticipation of my daughter getting her learner's permit in a year. I loved the car, but the plan was to let her drive it once she turned 16. When she turned 18, I offered to either buy her a newer car or else just let her have the Elantra, and she didn't have to think twice. She was recently hit in a busy intersection, and the car was totaled. The front was badly smashed in, but the entire passenger compartment was 100% *fine*. She is uninjured except for the sore sternum from the seatbelt. She is still mourning the loss of her "Gracie". Thank you, Hyundai, for building such a fun, affordable, economical and safe car that saved my daughter's life!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2008 Hyundai Elantra SE Review
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It is very fun to drive.

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Nothing

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It Rocks!! — Car is great! Good on gas mileage and fun to drive! Very stylish and interior coloring goes with exterior. Cost of ownership is resonable no unnecessary maintenance costs just standard oil changes and checkups. It also performs like a dream.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gas Mileage is good!

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Acceleration

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An Economical Yet Sleek And Well Designed Car — I loved everything except the acceleration. A bit sluggish. Everythinjg else was very nice! I love the blue lit display and the comfort. The gas mileage is great and it is pretty fun to drive. Its also very sleek in its design and user intuitive controls.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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gas

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everything

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Hate It — car is great on gas but overall i hate it..its a korean made piece of crap..want a chevy eqinox..but not till my car is lil older then we will go get my suv. the value of the car drops bad not worth a dime

Primary Use: Family transportation

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style

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:d — my car doesnt hv ABS and it really needs the ABS and it would b nice if it has a sun roof and X- enon ,the acceleration is good and the handling is good though sm ppl are afraid of the the electrical power steering but it is GOOD

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Mr Aston — tis a very gud ride...fuel consumption is low, looks good, acceleration and handling is spot on...theres a little drag when performing 'atwiitwii'...but dats supposed to happen! its a lot of fun to drive...u can keep ur view on da steering wheel and still cruise smoothly!! its a great car

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2008 Hyundai Elantra SE Review
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Cheap, fuel efficiency, comfort.

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Hyundai, cheap, braking, engine.

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Hyundai Elantra — A comfortable and well featured for a car trip or other long drive. The I4 seemed lacking, but the controls were responsive and the car felt like it was solid. Braking seemed a bit soft until you really get into the pedal.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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Very Light

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Nice — Its a smooth ride..great on gas, and does'nt look like a real "family" car until you get in. Is a little light on the snow though...go easy, other people drive like crap! The compactness of it is nice though it is very roomy as well. Very happy with this choice.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Has good gas mileage and good commuter car.

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the seats don't lay flatt when put down in the back.

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Car Of The Year — good price and has good options like blue tooth for your phone. Zippy when need be and easy to accelerate. Has good warranty and reminders. Yes its a good car to drive. Accelerates and overall good family car for anyone and everyone.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2013 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Great Sporty And Economical Vehicle By Menwi

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2011 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

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