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2014 Hyundai Elantra

The reality of growing up and living in Detroit is an interesting one. You're essentially born with minute traces of gasoline in your veins and everyone you know is associated with the auto industry in some way. That's not an exaggeration. They might be the child of a line worker at the local auto plant, or they may hold down a job at a restaurant frequented by employees at a big supplier, but no matter what, everyone is part of the auto-industry ecosystem. Because of this, the stories you may have heard about Detroiters and their distaste for foreign cars is, frustratingly, true. Simpl... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
1.8L I4
Power:
145 HP / 130 LB-Ft
Transmission:
6-Speed Automatic
Base Price:
$17,200
As-Tested Price:
$25,335
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    Official: Hyundai sells its 10,000,000th Elantra
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    There aren't many nameplates that have sold over 10 million units in the history of the automotive industry. In fact there have only been ten, and now Hyundai has joined the list for the first time with the Elantra. Launched 24 years ago, the Elantra has far and away been Hyundai's top selling model. Now in its fifth generation, the Elantra is sold as a ...

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    Report: Hyundai discontinuing Elantra Coupe in US for 2015 [UPDATE]
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    Hyundai's entry level two-door, the Elantra Coupe, is getting the axe for model year 2015. That leaves the Kia Forte Koup, Honda Civic and Scion tC to hold up the receding entry-level two-door segment. The Coupe only arrived at US dealerships in 2012, initially as a 2013 model, and it was recently updated at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, with Hyundai ...

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    Report: Hyundai readying Juke rival with 'edgy, dynamic styling' for 2017
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    Love it or hate it, the Nissan Juke has drawn attention to itself and to its maker. Little wonder, then, that Hyundai wants to follow a similar formula. According to our compatriots over at Edmunds, Hyundai has a whole raft of new products in the works – as you'd expect from the world's fourth-largest automaker – including replacements for ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai recalls 58,000 Elantra Touring models over side-airbag concern
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    Hyundai is recalling 58,000 Elantra Touring wagons, after it was discovered that a metal support bracket in the headliner could become dislodged when the side-curtain airbag deploys. If this happens, occupants could suffer lacerations. The affected models were built between December 15, 2009 and May 7, 2012 and cover model years 2010 to 2012. The problem ...

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    Review: 2014 Hyundai Elantra
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    Report: Remember when C-segment cars were supposed to be hot stuff? Yeah, about that...
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    What do the Dodge Dart, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Mazda3, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla and Volkswagen Jetta all have in common? Well, actually, lots. They are all four-door sedans that fall into the so-called C-segment, and they are all trending downward in sales. This data comes courtesy of Wards Auto, and, while not all such vehicles are down – ...

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    Report: Sonata, Elantra driving down Hyundai quality scores
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    Hyundai was the butt of many jokes in the auto industry when it first entered the US market, but since then, it has forged ahead and built cars that stand with the best in their respective segments. The 2011 Sonata and 2011 Elantra were seen as the apotheosis of the brand's forward progress when they were introduced, but falling J.D. Power and Associates ...

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    Video: Hyundai's second Super Bowl ad is a Nice piece of work
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    Yesterday, Hyundai unveiled its Dad's Sixth Sense Super Bowl ad, which showed off the 2015 Genesis Sedan and its auto emergency braking system. While a fine spot, it lacked the pizzaz we expect of a commercial for the big game. Hyundai's second half-minute commercial, however, is more of what we expect of a Super Bowl ad. Starring The Big Bang Theory's ...

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    Official: Genesis, Elantra will be Hyundai's Super Bowl stars
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    Hyundai was easily one of the top overall advertisers in last year's Super Bowl with five commercials that aired before or during the game. Now, Hyundai is back for its seventh consecutive year with confirmed spots for Super Bowl XLVIII. The two 30-second ads titled Dad's Sixth Sense and Nice will, respectively, highlight the all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis ...

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    Los Angeles: 2014 Hyundai Elantra shows off new trim, engine in LA
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    Hyundai has issued a mid-cycle refresh for all three body styles of its popular Elantra compact at the 2013 LA Auto Show. As mid-cycle refreshes go, this is a fairly comprehensive one, with some sweeping changes beyond the typical new head- and taillights. The big news is a new 2.0-liter engine and a Sport trim group. The new 2.0 will only be available ...

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    Official: 2014 Hyundai Elantra gets new 2.0L engine, Sport model, tweaked styling
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    Most of the attention at Hyundai has recently been focused on the next-gen Sonata and Genesis, but before we see either of those sedans, the automaker is giving its small car lineup a significant overhaul. Just last week, Hyundai unveiled the refreshed 2014 Accent, and today at the LA Auto Show it's take the covers off of its updated 2014 Elantra. All ...

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    Official: 2014 Hyundai Elantra revealed in Korean spec
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    As is usually the case with most Hyundai models, we're getting a sneak peek into the future by way of the company's Korean market lineup. Hyundai released images of the 2014 Avante on its home-market Facebook page, showing us what the updated 2014 Elantra will look like when it arrives this fall. With the fifth-gen Elantra just three years old at this ...

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    Study: Six small cars earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards [w/video]
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    The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety has released the results of its latest small overlap front crash tests, and there's a surprise among small cars. IIHS tested 12 cars, half of which managed "Good" or "Acceptable" ratings overall, qualifying them for the the coveted Top Safety Pick+. Top Safety Pick+ is still a fairly rare achievement since the ...

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    Report: Hyundai app lets you build your own zombie apocalypse car
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    Walking Dead fans, rejoice! Thanks to Hyundai, you can build your very own virtual zombie survival machine. We've all seen the light-green Hyundai Tucson transporting the likes of Rick Grimes and his motley crew of survivors in AMC's hit series, and now you can get in on the action with Hyundai's Walking Dead Chop Shop. Available both as a mobile app and ...

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    Review: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
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    GT Stands For "Generous Trunk" If ever there were an award for the most bastardized label in the automotive world, the Gran Turismo/Grand Touring/GT moniker would be an easy frontrunner. Once reserved solely for sporty coupes, the GT letters have taken a big hit over the years, but things got downright embarrassing with the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. For ...

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    Report: Business booming for Hyundai in 'Bama, new production record set
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    Although it may be a distinction of mild importance on a global scale, Hyundai announced that last month it set an all-time sales record for the month of April. Digging a little deeper, Hyundai-Blog – an enthusiast site not affiliated with the South Korean automaker – is reporting that another record was set: to go along with 63,315 total ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai recalling 186k Elantras due to possible headliner detachment
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    Following at least one reported incident of a man who claimed his ear was sliced in half following the deployment of his side airbag, Hyundai has announced a recall for certain model year 2011 through 2013 Elantras; specifically those manufactured from November 12, 2010 through March 5, 2013. In these Elantra models, a support bracket that is attached to ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6M more models for faulty brake switch
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    In what is likely the largest recall campaign for Hyundai and Kia, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 1.6 million models due to a faulty brake switch. This is in addition to almost 700,000 Hyundai and Kia models recalled for the same problem back in 2009. In more than 620,000 Kia models and 1 million ...

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    Video: Hyundai Elantra's alleged unintended acceleration sends teen, police on a 113-mile ride
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    Back in December, one North Texas teenager received a quick lesson in car control at the hands of his 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Elez Lushaj called police, after he says his car accelerated to nearly 120 mph on Highway 183 unintentionally. Dispatchers urged the 16-year-old driver to try everything from turning the car off to standing on the brakes and putting ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #314
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    A look back at 2012 and ahead to 2013 Episode #314 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Zach Bowman talk about some high and low points from 2012 and take a look forward to 2013. We even talk about the cars we liked the most and the least over the course of the past year, and Dan caught up with Matt Edmonds from Tirerack.com for a ...

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