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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Displaying 11 - 20 of 25 2008 Hyundai Elantra reviews.

Marti writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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4

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Ride

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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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Daniel writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra SE Review
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5

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sporty but economical

Cons

fuel efficiency with performance

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Great For The Budget Minded Driver Who Still Wants Some Kick To The Morning Commute! — I love everything about this car, especially its fuel efficiency while still being very peppy and sporty! It's got huge potential for modding, even though it requires $$ to do it. There are many out there who think it can't be done/that it's not designed that way, but they are very wrong!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chantal writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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5

Pros

Good on gas, sporty look

Cons

So far, nothing and let keep it that way

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The Best Car For Me — I just love my car....It's the best @ everything! It's amazing on gas and very excellent in perfomance. It's a lease and not that expensive. Excellent on the highway and amazing to drive.

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Kristine writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra SE Review
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4

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It is very fun to drive.

Cons

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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Ben writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra Review
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5

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Gas Mileage is good!

Cons

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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Mohammed writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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3

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style

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braking

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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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NaNa writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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4

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colour

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nothng

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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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Sashamarie writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra Review
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5

Pros

Has good gas mileage and good commuter car.

Cons

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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Frank writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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4

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Good Car Lots of Features for the price GREAT warranty Highly Rated car in alot of reviews

Cons

Performance-Paint scratch-Cheap plasic cracks alot in bad weather-Tires go fast

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What I Said In The Other Section — I like the car it's been Great.Lot's of possiative reviews. It's been highest ranked compact car in Initial quality by JD Power Associates. (Glad I did my Reseach) I don't like the performance but it does get you where you got to go.I must say it's not bad passing but off the line it sucks!!!28 mpg easy.Exterior looks good I keep it clean but it does scratch very easy. Interior is awesome especially at night it's all blue headlights work better then any other car i had. Other then regular maintance I have not put a dime in the car. Had some problems when I first got it but turned out to be a recall later in the year so it was not the car it self. The car is fun to drive very confortable interior seats I get alot of comments .The front and rear seats are good for long periods of riding. Kick A** heat and a/c will kick you out the car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jennifer writes:
2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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5

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Comfortable, fun to drive, good on gas and plenty of room.

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Inside plastics can scratch easily.

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Great Car - Had It For Over A Year And It's Great — Great price for all the features, 100% redesigned from 2006 and bigger. Consumer Reports said it beat the Corolla and all down the ratings are Best for 2007 and 2008. Gets great gas mileage. Decent acceleration, great reliability, brakes are tight after 1 year and lots of room.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1992 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Very Good For A Vintage Korean By olepAL

This 16V 4 cyl. DOHC engine delivers speed, reliability and econmy in gas, Very fast 4 cylinder. Runs pretty good and patrs are easy to get. This sleeper import will be a classic soon, You can buy one... Read More

Dynamic And Good Handling Car. By Victor

It's fun to drive but the power steering is too strong and it feels like the wheel isn't connected to the wheels.Just like in a computer game Read More

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1994 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Was A Good Car By Jeremy

Car was fun to drive, could fit all your friends, and overall didn't look like a grandma car. Car was great on gas, cause engine was small, stock sound system was decent, and the greatest part was wh... Read More

Very Good By Mustafa

very good car over all performance is good handling is very good luxury interior yes this car fun to drive acceleration in not bad need more Horse power to be wonderful car 113+80 @ 1600 Engine any... Read More

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1995 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Takes A Beating And Still Runs! Amazing By Cody

I bought it for 300 dollars.. and its been running good. ive added 20xxxkm onto it.. Read More

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1996 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Buy Something Else. By Ben

Everything about this car is very 'meh'. It's acceleration isn't too bad. The 1.8 litre DOHC 4 cylinder engine can get you from 0 to 100kmh in about 12 seconds, which isn't horrific for a small/med se... Read More

Nice One To Drive. By Belybeth

It was black, comfortable, economic, had enough of space for people and cargo. Read More

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1997 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Runs Great By sdiaz81594

This car runs great look ok has a great interior. This car has great tires and a strong engine for a little car. Everything's in great working order. The car goes fast for s little old car. Very relia... Read More

Most Successful Car In Hyundai's History By Philip Jin Hyup

it was my second car. I liked it a lot bcuz it could go fast enough, and at the same time it had good gas mileage. I didn't spend much money on the car but it always gave me good performance. I think ... Read More

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