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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    How To Stop The Non Stop Door Chirping Noise

    The door chirping is constant whether door is open or closed! Started today all of a sudden.

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    Patty Davis

    Why Is My 02 Hyundai Elantra Shutting Down On Me?

    Shuts off when driving,let sit and it will start back up, chug then shut off ,start after 30-40 minutes,same process! Tried crank sensor, still does it. Help!!!!!

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

    2002 Elantra Gls - Ac Not Working, Fan Is Blowing Normal Air. Indicator Doe...

    Please advice possible issue, how to inspect and estimated cost to repair.

    9,528 views with 23 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Megan Wakefield

    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...

    719 views with 9 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    My Elantra 2002 Shifts Roughly Into A Higher Speed And Then The Check Engin...

    my elantra transmission shifts roughly when I try to pick up speed on the highway. When it finally reaches the speed I need then the check engine light comes on and stays on. A mechanic told me that...

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