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2003 Hyundai Elantra GT

2003 Hyundai Elantra GT
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The Elantra is the larger of Hyundai's two subcompact cars. It is safe and fun to drive and it has a price tag that is nothing short of eye-popping. With Hyundai's impressive warranty underscoring the dependability offered by the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT, it all adds up to a very appealing, and very inexpensive, car.

The 2003 Hyundai Elantra line is expanded with the addition of a GT sedan. It joins the GT hatchback to complete a varied overall lineup. And of course when considering Hyundai's one must always refer back to the warranty they offer. It is quite simply one of the industry's longest at 5-years/60,000-mi. basic and 10/100,000 powertrain.

Available Models
The 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT is offered in sedan and hatchback body styles. The 2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS models are covered in a separate review.

Interior Features
Both the sedan and the hatchback have four doors. Their dimensions are virtually the same, though there is the obvious difference in style and configuration one must consider.

The interior of the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT is practical and modestly appointed. Quick-working AC, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, leather upholstery, remote keyless entry, an AM/FM/CD player, a rear wiper/washer (hatchback), a cargo cover (hatchback) and floormats are all standard. There are also options available in bunches or alone.

Exterior Features
While the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT will never double for a sports car, it will also never be confused with a beater. Whether it's the hatchback or the sedan, the Elantra GT is given a flowing form that redirects oncoming wind with ease for a noise-free ride.

One durable engine is enough to power the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT. It is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder model with 135 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 133 lb-ft. of torque at 4800 rpm. Both 4-speed automatic transmission and 5-speed manual are available. Automatics have a fuel rating of 24/33 mpg (city/hwy), while manuals get 25/33 mpg (city/hwy).

The 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT features European-tuned front suspension with MacPherson struts and a stabilizer bar and fully independent multi-link rear suspension. The result is a smooth ride, made even more enjoyable with Elantra's easy maneuverability.

Safety and Security
For safety, the 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT has dual front airbags, front side airbags and 4-wheel disc brakes that stop on a dime.

2003 Hyundai Elantra Highlights

Joining the hot-selling Elantra GLS and Elantra GT 5-door for the 2003 model year is a new 4-door version of the fun-to-drive Elantra GT. The new Elantra GT 4-door is fitted with the same long list of standard equipment that has made its 5-door brother such a popular vehicle.
All Elantra models are powered by Hyundai’s 135-horsepower DOHC 4-cylinder engine. A five-speed manual transmission is standard and an electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission is available.
For this generation, the Hyundai engineers added refinement to an already impressive package. The Elantra is smoother and quieter than ever thanks to a front subframe, hydraulic engine mounts, an eight counterweight crankshaft, a ribbed engine block, a cast-aluminum oil sump and an integrated intake resonator.
In addition to being practical and roomy, the Elantra is also comfortable. The luxurious seats (cloth in GLS, standard leather-seating surfaces in GT) are larger and more comfortable than the seats in its predecessor.
The Elantra model has a long history of offering customers both active and passive safety features. In addition to the driver and passenger front air bags, side impact airbags are standard as well.
All Elantra models, like all other Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S., are backed by limited bumper-to-bumper coverage for five-year or 60,000 miles. Hyundai also provides original Elantra owners and their immediate family with limited powertrain coverage for 10 years or 100,000 miles.

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
$12,499 - GLS
$14,149 - GT
2.0L 4-cylinder
135 @ 6,000
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
2.0L 4-spd: 24/33
2.0L 5-spd: 25/33

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