by johnny_bravo on Sep 24, 2011 Vehicle: 1993 Hyundai Elantra
I got one of these in 2004 with 275k km on it, automatic transmission. It had one owner prior to me, treated with care. I took this car and drove it from Toronto Ontario to Kelowna British Columbia and back (9000km round trip) - I drove at 120 km p/h the whole way, in the mountains, if there was space before an uphill section I would floor the pedal and put it into 2nd on the uphill passing lanes just to keep it at 80km p/h. I could smell the oil burning, but the car never, ever overheated or broke down.
Also drove Toronto to New York 10 times in a year and did not go easy on the car, but it was fine. Other than that it was used for commuting. throttle went and I let it die. GREAT CAR
by kristinkm on Dec 4, 2002 Vehicle: 1993 Hyundai Elantra
My friends had me talked into the Accent, I drove it, I hated it. They had the
Elantra on the lot, I gave it a spin, and I loved it! I was looking for a manual
transmission 4 door sedan, and this one had it all. It's been a good, reliable
car, and really good mileage for its time (I've never gotten less than 25mpg,
even with city and stop-and-go freeway driving with air conditioning). I'll be
going up a class on my next car (next <2yrs), but I have NO regrets on my
by Scottimus on Oct 1, 2002 Vehicle: 1993 Hyundai Elantra
This was one of the BEST cars I have
ever owned! It was VERY reliable and a
VERY quick little car. I drove this
thing hard and it never quit. If I
ever was in the market for another
small car, I would definitely look into
buying another one of these.
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