1997 Hyundai Elantra Review | Edmunds.com

1997 Hyundai Elantra

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
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Hyundai Elantra Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.8 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 130 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 21/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Hyundai Elantra

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Powerful engine, reasonable price, comfortable front seats, attractive design

  • Cons

    Spotty Hyundai reliability record, poor predicted resale value

  • What's New for 1997

    Elantra rolls into 1997 with zero changes, save for a slight price increase.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 21
  • cty
/
  • 29
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Gets me there

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Vehicle: 1997 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Wagon

This car has transported me to and fro and never broken down on me. Its got responsive trans (manual) goes pretty fast and gets good mileage. Too bad it depreciates quickly. Only problems were with a recall for fuel tank vacuum pressure that took the dealer a while to diagnose/fix properly.



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Full 1997 Hyundai Elantra Review

What's New for 1997

Elantra rolls into 1997 with zero changes, save for a slight price increase.

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Talk About The 1997 Elantra

1997 Hyundai Elantra Discussions See all Started By

mauvas
mauvas
02-23-2002
I would suggest that you should go for the Elantra. Your friend wont be wrong. Instead of buying an Echo or Rio or Accent (though they are fine cars) for almost the same money she will have a bigger c...


lewisac6
lewisac6
04-09-2014
Had someone help me with my car because engine was making a tapping sound, turned out it was lack of oil. Added oil, apparently car burns some oil (1997 Hyundai Elantra, not sure i it actually burns a...


whatfuture
whatfuture
02-09-2014
I'm looking at trading in my Elantra Ltd. with very few miles on it. I asked the non-Hyundai dealership about the transferability of the warranties. I'm not going back to Hyundai. The 100k powertra...



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