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2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport Premium review

The latest Elantra Sport is at the pointy end of the warmed-up performance segment delivering solid fun behind the wheel, as well as practicality and good looks. Plenty of standard kit, too, if you go with this Premium variant.

2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport review

Hyundai once owned the warm-sedan segment. Now, it has some competition. How does it plan to defend its turf?

2019 Hyundai Elantra Active review

The 2019 Hyundai Elantra enters an ever more competitive segment with more standard kit, and an even more compelling buying proposition.

2018 Hyundai Elantra Active review

The Hyundai Elantra is an attractive and affordable option in the small segment, with the usual Hyundai strong points and versatile day-to-day usability.

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Hyundai Elantra Videos

REVIEW: 2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport (SR replacement)

The Elantra Sport, despite its polarising facelift, is goo buying. Its balance between ride and handling is judged to perfection, the exterior is sharp, and the cabin feels slightly more upmarket than its Kia Cerato GT cousin. Plus, it still handles. What more could you want?

Racing Basics - Episode Three: Shifting

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice has already shown you how to steer and brake correctly. In this episode, though, we’re looking at shifting. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on

Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice shows you how to brake correctly… And, how not to. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on

Racing Basics - Episode One: Steering

Deep down, we’re all wannabe racing drivers. But how many of us actually know what we’re doing? And more importantly, how many of us know what we’re doing wrong? Well, CarAdvice is here to help. Welcome to Racing Basics. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on

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Hyundai Elantra Comparisons

Honda Civic RS v Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo comparison

It was only July when the Honda Civic VTi-S outshone both the Skoda Octavia Ambition and Hyundai Elantra Active. Here though, we have just two rivals going head-to-head: the 2016 Honda Civic RS and 2017 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo. And, based on their most recent individual reviews – the Civic RS scoring 8/10 from Mike Costello, the Elantra SR Turbo scoring the same from Matt Campbell – this has the potential to be a rather close-fought little battle...

Honda Civic VTi-S v Hyundai Elantra Active v Skoda Octavia Ambition comparison

Demand for small sedans has been a little stagnant of late, with people increasingly drawn to hatchbacks and crossover SUVs. Nevertheless, the battle for sales supremacy in this traditional part of the market is intensely fought, and there is no lack of quality options...

Hyundai Elantra v Mazda 3: Small Sedan Comparison

There have been some big rivalries in the world of cars over the years, but the Hyundai Elantra versus Mazda 3 battle is probably one that hasn’t stood out to most people. This is not a thrilling pairing...

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Hyundai Elantra News

Hyundai i30 and Elantra recalled for fire risk, nearly 90,000 cars included

Hyundai Australia has issued a recall of 87,499 of its 2007-2011 model-year i30 hatchback (shown above) and 2006-2011 Elantra small sedan (shown below) due to a defective circuit board that may increase risk of fire, with two known fires reported on Australian i30 cars...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan (Elantra) revealed

Hyundai has unveiled its new-generation Elantra sedan, due in Australia later this year as the 2020 Hyundai i30 Sedan. Market observers have long held the i30 badge could top Corolla sales in Australia if it had the same advantage enjoyed by the small Toyota and others: five-door hatch and four-door sedan wearing the same badge...

2021 Hyundai Elantra teased (now confirmed as i30 Sedan) - UPDATE: Watch the unveiling

UPDATE, March 18: Tune in to the unveiling at 1pm, with the video embedded below. Watch for our full story to appear at the same time. UPDATE 2: REVEALED! Read the full story here. March 11, 2020: Hyundai has given us a sneak peek at its new 2021 Elantra before the model’s debut next week...

2021 Hyundai Elantra spied

The next-generation Hyundai Elantra has been spied during cold weather in Sweden. While most of the car's design details are shrouded from view, the overall shape seems to be inspired by the upcoming Sonata. Like the larger sedan, the new Elantra has a fastback-style silhouette ending with a sharply creased boot lid...

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Hyundai Elantra Owner Reviews

2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS review

  I purchased my Elantra second-hand in 2015, and it had two previous owners. My car had additional extras from the previous owner including a new CD radio, tinted windows and tow bar. The most impressive aspect of this car is that it is entirely free of any rust and the paintwork is still high in lustre and blemish free...

2005 Hyundai Elantra FX 2.0 HVT review

  The 2005 Hyundai Elantra 2.0 FX hatchback has been our daily driver for the past six years. We purchased it after arriving back from London as an interim car before we bought a luxury leather seat (nice) car. It is a very reliable and easy to drive car and has now done 216,000km...

2017 Hyundai Elantra Elite 2.0 MPi review

I had a Ford Territory and always owned Australian-made, and now that I do not have that option and my lifestyle has changed, I decided to go with what best suits my lifestyle and the best value for my hard-earned dollar without breaking the bank. My partner purchased an i30 and I was impressed driving that, but needed something bigger...

2016 Hyundai Elantra SR review

Background In 2016, I decided to trade in my manual Alfa Romeo for an automatic, as my wife wasn't too comfortable with manual transmissions. We were looking for something in the vicinity of $30–$40K, not a hatchback (wife doesn't like them) and with a bit of poke. After much contemplation, we ended up with an A3, a base WRX and the recently launched Elantra SR...

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Hyundai Elantra Galleries

2021 Hyundai Elantra spied

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