1996 Hyundai Elantra

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Our Take on the 1996 Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai is on a roll toward respectability, with the 1996 Elantra station wagon its jauntiest, comfiest, best-looking low-bucks vehicle to date. Not bad for a subcompact built in South Korea, a republic famous for kimchi souffles but infamous for producing rattling misfits that would be considered dubious bargains if buyer incentives included 10,000 frequent flier miles per breakdown. You&apo... Read Full Review

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4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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