The 3rd generation of the Elantra has a cumulative PainRank™ of 6.48. That can be compared against other Hyundai generations. Shopping for a Hyundai? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 2001–2006 Elantra model years have sent in 101 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (18%) followed by the fuel system (18%) and the transmission (8%).