2001 Hyundai Elantra 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Nice while it lasted
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2001 Hyundai Elantra - Consumer Review

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GT 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Nice while it lasted
By Liz on

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2001 Hyundai Elantra GT 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

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My 2001 Hyundai Elantra has just 65000 miles on. I have done regular maintenance, including just doing all of the manufacturer suggested 60000 mile maintenance. Now, at just 5000 miles out of warranty (I am the second owner, bought it at 18000 miles), it has a cracked piston!!! This repair is estimated at 2000. I called Hyundai and they said there is nothing they can do for me. I have enjoyed the car and have had few problems with it up until now, but PLEASE a car should go at least 100,000 without having any major problems like this. What a rip off. I have also been very disappointed with the cheap paint on the car that degrades under any sort of pressure (bird poop).

Favorite Features

Design, leather, hatchback.

Suggested Improvements

Improve the quality of the paint and engine, and whatever else is about to give out now that warranty is up.
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