(4.3) 20 reviews
MSRP: $637$5,725
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 28-29
Engine: 135-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Hyundai Elantra


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Wasn't so long ago that Hyundai's survival in the U.S. market was considered a coin toss at best. Hyundai took the U.S. market by storm in 1986 with a new subcompact car called Excel that sold for about $4,000, less than most used cars sold for at the time. Within two years, the South Korean automaker rang up sales of 264,282 cars in the U.S. Then folks started paying attention ... Read full review for the 2003 Hyundai Elantra

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by Bob S from West Islip, NY on October 13, 2006

Probably the most car you can get for the money spent. By the time your ready to buy another car this one is still under bumper to bumper dealer warranty!! The GT has the added bonus of better perform... Read Full Review

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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.

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