2002 Hyundai Elantra Ratings

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Hyundai Elantra 2002
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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Sedan

    Pros: the body

    Cons: very poor interior lighting

    Advice: not to purchase one

    test drive was ok, but I had only had the car 2 months and it quit on me. Hyundai assured me that it was a computer problem and less than 24 hours later it quit again. This time they said it was a loose wire, and promised me it was fixed this time. Thank God it hasn't quit a third time, but I am still skeptical about it starting sometimes. I understand all about it being man made and all, but I really didn't expect this to happen this early in the game. Thanks

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Hatchback

    Pros: Very cute and comfortable

    Cons: The automatic version could do with more powerful engine

    Advice: Go for it

    I went to buy Accent and lost my heart to Elantra. After test drive, I bought the car. Entire family is thrilled. Great car.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Sedan

    Pros: CD player

    Cons: I do not have a cassette player

    Advice: Test this car and you'll love it. The car is comfortable and economical.

    I love the look of this car. I appreciate the features especially at this price. The sound system is great. This car is very roomy and easy to drive.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Hatchback

    Pros: Hatch -- great for hockey equipment (and even a 50 gal water heater.

    Cons: Should have 16' wheels and 6 speed manual.

    Advice: Drive it. This car is outstanding.

    I'm still amazed at this car's value. Excellent acceleration and great handling, though the Michelins could be better. Terrific interior space and controls. I prefer the looks of the Pro5, but given the cost difference, the choice was a no brainer. I've had the car almost a year, and all 3 teen sons are fighting over who will get it when they get their licenses. Only gripes: needs 6 speed manual & 16' wheels. And Hyundai should provide more/better colors.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Sedan

    Pros: ALL

    Cons: I took so long to buy one

    Advice: You can't find a better car for the money

    Could not believe the room inside, there is more room in the Elantra than most mid & large size sedans. The handleing & ride are superb. Don't put your foot to the floor unless you are ready to fly. Great power for a little 4 cyl.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Hatchback

    Pros: Hatchback

    Cons: Poor interior lighting

    Advice: Buy the car

    My wife commutes about 120 miles to and from work everyday. We decided against buying an expensive car because no matter what, it will be worth nothing in 3 to 5 years. I preferred a car I could pay cash for. This car is awesome. I weigh 300pds and did not want a car I could not fit comfortably inside. No Problem. I fit great and the engine was better than all competitors. I walked out fully loaded at $15,800 tax and all. I will admit that I am sometimes embarrassed to tell people we drive a Hyundai, but they will be the embarrassed ones in 5 years when we've gone 200,000 miles and they are on their 3rd car.

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    2002 Hyundai Elantra - (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Its Attitude

    Cons: Love my car 100% all the time

    Advice: Drive everything else first. You'll be buying a Hyundai and laughing your way past the others....

    I am the pickiest of the picky. I looked at everything from Hyundai to Honda to Toyota (Blech!). Domestics? Fugetabawit! Nothing can touch my Elantra. Kids in $20k civics with all their 'add-ons' are left with stunned looks at stop lights. People ask me 'what kind of car is it' or 'how much?'. The best $11,888 I've ever spent on a car. And, by the way, I have package 4 on mine. The only options I didn't get were ABS/Trac & AT. Having come out of a '98 Avalon XLS (GARBAGE!) that I paid $30k for and was in the shop far too many times, I couldn't be happier. I'm giving this to my neice for her next birthday and will most likely move up to a Sonata LX. Ocean Blue is the most attractive color...and I named mine 'Scrappy'. It fits.