2013 Hyundai Elantra Consumer Review: Don't believe the gas mileage

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Don't believe the gas mileage hype
By rws0292 on


2013 Hyundai Elantra Limited 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)


Recently purchased a 2013 Elantra Limited under the premise that I would be getting a fuel efficient vehicle for a decent price.
I traded a 2012 Camaro to make this deal as I travel 65 miles a day to work and back in hybrid traffic.
I drive pretty conservatively and live in Florida which is predominately flat.
With the first 1,000 miles down, I am getting 25.4 MPG which is a far cry from the 28C-38H-32Hybrid they are so fond of telling you about.
My Camaro was getting 20.6 hybrid, so I gained far less car with no real savings.
The Elantra is a great car for what it is, but if you are seeking this vehicle solely for gas mileage, don't make the mistake.
You won't see the stated mileage.

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Solid technology and good features for a good price.

Worst Features

Either make the car fuel efficient or give the gas mileage figures to your customers in real life. It's a complete disservice to advertise the wonderful mileage that is only achievable in a lab experiment. Y'all aren't even close to realistic.
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