• (4.3) 45 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $886–$6,566
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 30
  • Engine: 138-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Hyundai Elantra

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 Hyundai Elantra

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument readability in GT
  • Difficulty getting manual into Reverse

Notable Features

  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Sport-tuned suspension on GT models

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 45 reviews

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by Sowmi from FAIRFAX on November 15, 2017

This is my 5th car and Hyundai Elantra is the most trusted one. I get good gas mileage per gallon. Current odometer mileage is 65K and never had any issues in the past and even now.

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2005 Hyundai Elantra Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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

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