1997 Hyundai Elantra User Reviews

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    Runs Great — 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 reliable thank you

    Pros: Great on gas

    Cons: Nothing

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    Most Successful Car In Hyundai's History — 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 this one was HyunDai's most successful car in it's history.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's nice design and good performance

    Cons: old enough to change

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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    The Mean Green Drift Machine Hahaha — Very Very Very tough engine and trasmission.... Great Winter beater and drifter haha. Although it is kind of a boring car in the summer (Hence the camaro lol). This was my first car so if sentimental value means anything... Love the car haha

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fuel economy, Good E-Brake

    Cons: No power

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    The Commuter — The 1997 elantra is not the prettiest car on the road but it does have its luxuries everything todays driver needs power windows, no cd player but decent radio and sound system. Body is solid paint does go away due to age and hyundai's cheap paint jobs i think. Great gas milage estimated 23 city. Not to much maintence invloved in this car if you get everytihng checked once a year or more. Performance is really decent also for a 4 cylinder i think. ive only had the car almost 2 months so cant tell much more.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: great commuter thanks to the gas milage and somewhat sporty look

    Cons: has some issues with paint but otherwise not bad car from what ive seen so far

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Wagon Review
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    Hyundai Elantra Wagon — For an inexpensive car, I've been amazed how utterly reliable it has been. Performance is OK (it's a 4-cylinder station wagon, not a Ferrari!) I would definitely buy another Hyundai (and plan to soon!)

    Pros: Inexpensive, reliable

    Cons: Kind of small

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    My Tjorretjie — Needs a knew radio and speakers. Love the space inside the car, seeing that I transport alot of school kids

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    It's Reliable. — It's an economy car without any extras. It's not impressive in any way, but I've seen worse.

    Pros: Great on gas.

    Cons: Korean cars suck to fix yourself.  Nothing is easy, with the exception of the brakes, but don't get me started on rotors.

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS Sedan Review
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    Good Motor, Poor Transmission — The auto transmission in these cars are garbage. Once they warm up everything worked good. But in cold it was very slow shifting between gears. My car never had anything done to it, so its quite reliable. It would be a good car if its a manual.

    Pros: Good motor, good fuel economy, reliable

    Cons: Bad auto transmission

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    1997 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr STD Wagon Review
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    Nothing Special But It Runs. — It's nothing to whistle at but it gets me form here to there reliably and quickly. It's a good all around car.

    Pros: acceleration for a wagon

    Cons: door handles break easily.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

    2015 Hyundai Elantra By Rhare26

    BEAUTIFUL car. Have received lots of compliments. Handles very well and accelerates decently. Gets good gas mileage- around 32 MPG. Has plenty of space in the back and trunk. Interior seats have a ver... Read More

    2014 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

    Great All Around By ElantraSell864

    I give this car an overall Five star rating. This car is ideal for small families Or a very dependable first car. super affordable for High school and college students. The cars performance is on poin... Read More

    Initial Review: First 50 Miles By Kenny

    On friday I decided, after an exhausting search for a new car for the wifey, on a new 2014 Elantra Sport. My initial thoughts after the first 50 miles are that this is a car that can stick around i... Read More

    2013 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

    Great Car, Many Features At A Great Price. By jagrell

    Great car, many features for the price. Great mileage, low maintenance. Slick appearance. Very comfortable, roomy. Not quite as peppy as a Mazda3 (which was my 2nd choice), but peppy enough. Good hand... Read More

    Great Value !! By donnie21073

    l love the appearance but the handling is fantastic !! It feels much larger when you inside and I feel safe in it with all the current safety options that comes standard . This car was the perfect cho... Read More

    2012 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

    Great Sporty And Economical Vehicle By Menwi

    I love this car! I've had it for about 1.5 years, and I haven't had any troubles with her. I get great gas mileage, enjoy the ride, the seats are comfy, and it fits all of my luggage when I travvel. I... Read More

    7 On A 10 Scale By readyfortheride

    Great appearance, with good fit and finish. Hyundai has come a long way in the Elantra's design and appeal over the last four model years. The build quality on the vehicle is good; However, the qual... Read More

    2011 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

    Awesome car....I have recommended this vehicle to my friends and family. Most of my recommendations have resulted in a proud purchase. Great little car for driving! I could not ask for anything mor... Read More

    Overall A Great Car! By jtm12180

    The factory tires did not last long...had to replace at 30,000 and Hyundai reimbursed me half for a new set which was awesome! The only reason I bought a new car was because I wanted a convertible. ... Read More

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