2018 Hyundai Elantra Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$16,116 - $18,225
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
32 City / 40 HWY
Horsepower
128
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$16,116 - $18,225
New Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
32 City / 40 HWY
Horsepower
128
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.5 Overall Score
Performance 4.3 Comfort 4.2 Styling 4.2 Value 4.5

Editor's Overview

For 2018, Hyundai’s Elantra compact sedan and hatchback add more available safety and technology features, continuing its move to conquest best-selling rivals like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Nissan Sentra. The Elantra boasts stylish looks, premium amenities and a class-leading warranty that includes 10 years/100,000 miles for the powertrain.

Hyundai Elantra Models & Trims

ECO $16,116 - $18,225*
Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Base $16,116 - $18,225*
Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $16,116 - $18,225*
Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.61

374 Reviews

67% 27% 6% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

My car safe and fun to drive. .

Problems -only cosmetic which are very minor and have been cover the car maker. . The car has a lot of really good features and has left some out they need to make standard. The features left out are-auto braking system to avoid trouble also side body molding and front end parking bumper sensor. Trunk is really large and inside cabin space is great and seats front and rear are really comfortable. Head room is great one thing that needs to be addressed by all car makers is they need to make it much easier to get in and out of the front seat of the sedan models they make. I am 5ft 4 inches tall and I have trouble entering and exiting my car. Please redesign cars so this will not be a really l. A big deal. I almost did not buy my car due to just this one and only flaw.

- Greg M

What it is like to have an affordable, dependable, and fun 2018 Elantra.

My vehicle's performance is great. It is extremely reliable through all kinds of weather, day time, and night time. My back seat is very spacious and comfortable. I have recently had to move out and my trunk safe definitely met its standards. It is great on gas! I can fill my tank with 25 dollars and on a regular week it could last me about two weeks sometimes longer. The media features is a great plus especially having hands-free calling is awesome. Also, personally I love sports cars, so nothing a sports car, but having a sports car mode on there is a big plus for me. Another feature I like is having my speed shown digitally. Overall, I really enjoy having a 2018 Elantra it reliable, dependable, and a perfect size.

- Martha P

Elantra sport This beast of a car combines a sedan with a sports car.

The car drives smoothly. The sport mode is strong. The breaks are perfect. The body style is eye catching. On the downside, if you run over a 5lb animal the car will have $2500 worth of cosmetic damages. The plastic around the tires and bumpers are not very durable. The car sits low to the ground. It is easy to scrape the bottom. The back up camera feature is very helpful. The satellite radio is good. There are a few compartments that can hide things. The car is average on gas. Taking it for a spin on long car rides is comfortable. The seats are heated. The leather seats are easy to clean. The interior is beautiful. The led lights are bright and shine on the darkest, back, country roads.

- Goddess O

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$16,116 - $18,225
$16,116 - $18,225

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 hp
128 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L Turbo GDI 4
1.4L Turbo GDI 4
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 in.
38.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.7 in.
35.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.3 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.4 cu. ft.
14.4 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P195/65TR15
P195/65TR15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
17.4 ft.
17.4 ft.

Length

Length
179.9 in.
179.9 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
70.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2857 .lbs
2857 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 hp
128 hp

Torque

Torque
156 ft. lbs.
156 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14 gal.
14 gal.

Combined

Combined
36 mpg
36 mpg

City

City
32 mpg
32 mpg

Highway

Highway
40 mpg
40 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings