I've had my elantra for 4 years now. I've had few problems. I do have all the scheduled maintenance done by the dealership though. The braking is not as good as I would like it to be. Also the car depreciated much faster and more dramatically than I expected.I've had problems with the power windows and mirrors too. By far though...for the money... this has been an excellent car. I get a lot of positive feedback as the car performs like similar cars in its class. It has a nice ride. I've had problems with the power locks. At times it is easy to tell that the car was made on the cheap. My recomendation would be to buy one that is a year old , as they depreciate unbelievably the first year.
The 10 year 100,000 mile warranty.
improved braking, poor original paint job. Overall I am happy. Dealership scheduled maintenance is way too expensive. $700??? thats crazy (ny)
the first foreign make that I had ever bought. I was interested because of the warranty, but once I drove one I knew I had to buy it and I have not been sorry. I now have 52000 mile on it and I love just as much now as when I first purchased it. I think that any Toyota or Honda drivers should try this car before they buy their next as it is a great car for the money.
Great sounding radio and tape system and the air cond.is super. Also the quickness for a 4 cylinder is amazing.
Lower the cost of routine service work as it is overpriced.
I was if'y about buying a Hyundai i
will admit.Mildly put the Excel was
JUNK! I have owned every Jap vehicle
known and loved them all but i took the
chance and after 21/2 yrs am still
happy with my decision. My GT runs
flawlessly! I have with a few tweaks
here and there acheived 37mpg on a trip
and have never got less than 30!! You
couldnt touch a Honda or Toyota with
all the accessories for under 20grand
and some options arent even available
from them! You do hear complaints but
remember Toyota and Honda in the 70's?
Look at them now! Personally the worst
vehicles are American sadly...Look at
the recalls!,After 100yrs or close to,
We still cant get it right
A/C,Stereo, Mileage,Quietness,All the
options!THE SEATS! By far the most
comfortable seats i ever owned and
people who have rode with me and kinda
laughed at it said the same! Also when
i bought it cruise was not a selling
feature for me but now? I LOVE IT!
A little more torque off idle would be
good. Also a better switch design for
the rear wiper it is a bit funky. When
is Hyundai going to build a SMALL
pickup seeing everyones so
called "small" pickup is almost full
sized now? What happend to the little
The dealership gave me an incorrect
purchase agreement and it took me over
a year to get the correct title and
VIN.I have had extensive problems
covered under warranty (broken seat
frame,cracked manifold,etc).While they
cover the work I am left carless and
it often takes multiple visits to get
the repairs done correctly.LCD panel
on radio blew-not covered.Was part of
a class action lawsuit due
to "overstated horsepower" which is
very noticeable when accelerating.
Received terrible customer service at
Rockland Auto Plaza (Nanuet, NY) and
had it not been for the excellent
service at Liberty Hyundai (Suffern,
NY) I would have ditched the car long
ago.We probably will never buy another
Good on gas mileage.
Better customer service. Although I
had several problems with the car
itself, the poor customer service
accerbated the situation.