(4.3) 41 reviews
MSRP: $1,009$6,509
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
2005 Hyundai Elantra

Our Take on the 2005 Hyundai Elantra

Our Take

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 41 reviews

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One of the Best I've Ever Owned

by eclectic108 from Rochester, NY on April 13, 2009

Bought this GT hatchback new in 2005, I've driven this car just over 80,000 miles. The car is still tight with no rattles, squeeks or leaks. Other than a bad 2nd gear synchronizer and a faulty power m... Read Full Review

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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.

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