2002 Hyundai Elantra User Reviews

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    105

    Perfect First Car — I love my little Hyundai. It's inexpensive to repair, though a lot of minor parts wore out, gets awesome gas mileage, has little to no blind spots, really comfortable seats and has lots of storage(enough for me to keep all of my random stuff plus minimum of 6 yoga mats at all times) for a little sedan. I couldn't have asked for a better first car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good gas mileage, sunroof, no engine problems, very comfortable seats

    Cons: Often replacing break lights!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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    75

    A Middle Of The Road Choice. Practical Above All Else, But Nothing Unique About The Car. — I have been driving this car for less than a month. Bought it used with 116,000 miles. The car has a soft ride, which is fine for commuting to work. The gas mileage is quite poor for a 4 cylinder small car (I have an automatic). But it came recommended by Edmunds as a good used car choice, and so far there is little to regret.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good reliability ratings

    Cons: Low miles per gallon, bland styling

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    45

    Decent Car, But Not The Best — Poor acceleration, and not that great on gas for being a 4banger. over all appearance, the paint faded a lot in the sun. it is relatively low maintenance. I love it tho because it is a manual transmission! The trunk is a little smaller than what I would hope for but it works gets the job done.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Low Maintenance

    Cons: Poor Acceleration

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    Nice Car. — Great Car. Drives Very Well. Needed A Transmisson When I Bought It. I Work As A Used Parts Salesman, So I Put One In It For Free. Very Fun To Drive. Seats Are Hard, But I Dont Care. Definetly Reccomend To Anyone.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Good Engine.

    Cons: Hard Seats.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    Nice, Fun, Cheap And Reliable.. — Very cheap car to run.. Very few problem and very very good on gaz.. I'm ablo to tow my fishing boat everywhere I go... It has lot's of storage and pretty impressive performances from a 2.0... Rust is the major problem but can be easily fix..

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Gaz

    Cons: Rust, brakes quality and overall build quality and security features..

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra Review
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    45

    I Love It!!!! — Body is weak...I mean if Stevie can fall into it hip first and put a major dent in the side, then it is definitely weak. It is a blast to drive....great in the snow. She works great so long as you are not mean to her.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Good performance and gas mileage

    Cons: Body is weak

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    2002 Hyundai Elantra — Drove the car for a few weeks but only owned it for 5 days. Was involved in a 5 car pileup (rearended and slammed into three cars) and wrote the car off. Loved the car, handled great, bought one like it after the insurance money came in as well!! Paid roughly $5000 for it from the dealership Trevor's Hyundai in Miramichi.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Handled great, large gas tank & good on gas.

    Cons: Wrote it off 5 days after buying it (not my fault)

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GT Review
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    An Awesome Amazing Powerful Little Car — I love my Hyundai Elantra GT so much, it has great amount of power with a 4 cylinder and a two-liter engine that can max out at 140 which btw is so much fun. This car is fun to drift with on gravel, back in VA I would do that all the time with my bf. You should try it sometimes. She's still running smoothly after 7 years.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: It has great gas mileage and it's a manual which I love to drive.

    Cons: It needs a new clutch right now and the parts are $250 :(

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS Review
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    I Don't Like It — It suicks, I have nothing but problems with this car. I paid more for repairs then I did for the car. If you need a timing belt ($600) new hoses and belts ($500). Tires($300), breaks, plugs, break line and other stuff($1000). Don't buy one.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: there are none

    Cons: it's a lemon

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra GT Review
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    45

    Hyundai, Save Your Pennies For Something Better — Replaced Engine at 100,800 and tranny at 75,000. Besides that its a good car :P. Ineterior is nice, rides smooth, lots of room for passengers and cargo. Not a bad car for the price but I wish the engine would have made it past 100,000. I use Amsoil Synthetic in everything so it should have. But is didn't.

    Pros: Comfortable, affordable

    Cons: Not dependable

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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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