What You'll Like
The Elantra is Hyundai's entry into the compact car market, competing with household names such as the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. It is a competitive segment, but Hyundai hopes its standout styling, high level of equipment and outstanding warranty are enough to convince buyers that the Elantra is the car to have. Starting at $16,695, the Elantra has plenty of standard features and even manages to top 38 mpg on the highway, while offering much more than just basic transportation.
Compare the 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe against similar models
What's New for 2013
The Hyundai Elantra was given a complete redesign in 2011 and reintroduced to the American market as a 4-door sedan. For 2013 Hyundai has expanded the Elantra lineup to include a coupe and a hatchback. The hatchback, dubbed Elantra GT, has five doors, while the coupe is a 2-door with a traditional trunk. The sedan also receives minor trim updates, bumping up equipment levels on the more economical trims.
- Basic Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
- Drivetrain Warranty: 10 Years / 100,000 Miles
- Roadside Assistance: 5 Years / Unlimited Miles
A vehicle’s warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer’s lot, and it’s important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission.