Hyundai Elantra

2004 Hyundai Elantra

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  • (4.3) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,345$5,637
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 30
  • Engine: 132-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Hyundai Elantra

Our Take on the 2004 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai’s most popular model slots between the subcompact Accent and the midsize Sonata in size and price. The Elantra GT five-door hatchback joined the regular four-door GLS sedan in 2002. A four-door GT sedan with a conventional trunk joined the hatchback in Hyundai’s sporty GT series... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument readability in GT
  • Frontal-offset crash-test rating

Notable Features

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Sport-tuned suspension on GTs
  • Face-lifted for 2004

2004 Hyundai Elantra Reviews Expert Reviews

Nimbly Avoiding Confrontation 2004 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback The offset news was upsetting. Hyundai Elantra models for the 2001-03 model years received "poor" ratings in frontal offset crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Poor means the drivers of those cars have a high risk of head, neck and leg injuries in 40-mph, 40-degree-angle, frontal crashes ... Read full review for the 2004 Hyundai Elantra

Consumer Reviews


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Solid Performer

by Driver from on June 13, 2009

The car isn't fancy, but it performs. There is a surprising amount of kick and pep in the engine. The interior is well thought out and the materials are not flimsy. Aside from the usual maintenance we... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Hyundai Elantra Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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