2002 Hyundai Elantra Overview


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2002 Hyundai Elantra Overview

The 2002 Hyundai Elantra comes with a single engine: a 140 hp, 2.0 liter inline 4-cylinder engine. There are two transmission options: the standard 5 speed manual or the optional 4 speed automatic. Gas mileage is around 25 miles per gallon city miles and 33 highway miles.

As far as the interior goes, the 2002 Hyundai Elantra doesn't have too many features. Air conditioning, cruise control, power windows and power locks a CD player, a leather steering cover and leather seats are all available, either standard or optional, depending on the trim. To ensure everyone's safety, driver, passenger and side airbags are standard on both trims, with anti-lock brakes and traction control was safety options.

The quality of the 2002 Hyundai Elantra seems to have improved from the previous year, at least as far as owners are concerned. The number of terrible ratings was noticeably less, and the problems were not as drastic. The biggest problem was that the car tends to go through brakes a little faster than it should. Other than that, most of the complaints were of the cheap plastic parts that make up a great deal of the 2002 Hyundai Elantra's interior. It was around this era that Hyundai seriously started to get their act together, and owners noticed and were appreciative.


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    Engine Light Refuses O Go Out

    The engine light went on and was triggered by a 'faulty' oxygen sensor. The upstream sensor was replaced, twice with a generic sensor, then with a hyundai sensor, the downstream sensor was also repl...

    17,565 views with 34 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    2002 Hyundai Elantra Gls Won't Start

    Hi everyone, I have an 02 Elantra, with 125k on it. It is having a number of symptoms- when the car starts it idles low (150-300RPM), sometimes upon starting the car will putter and jerk then be fin...

    15 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Rear Passenger Tail Light And Dash Lights Not Working, Fuse Or Headlamp Swi...

    My 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS's brake/tail light stopped working as well as my dash lights (on the main console and the speedometer backlight). The indicator lights still work and my turn signal still...

    1,048 views with 10 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

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    Power Issues

    Car is hesitating when starting but only after u turn it off and then try to start it again. Then my ac compressor went out and then 2 days later my power windows went out? All of this within 4 da...

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