Hyundai
Elantra
1997
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1997 Hyundai Elantra Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Hyundai Elantra specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Hyundai Elantra warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$11,099
Invoice *
$10,117
Engine
1.8L I-4 130 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.9 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.1 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
1.8L I-4 130 HP 122.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
75 amp
Battery
60 amp
Axle Ratio
3.65
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
14.0 " steel
Front Tires
P175/65TR14.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth / premium cloth
Door Trim
vinyl
Headliner
full vinyl
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
radio prep / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
1
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
11.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.0 "
Exterior Width
66.9 "
Exterior Height
54.8 "
Wheelbase
100 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
57 "
Turning Radius
16.2 '
Curb Weight
2,458 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,500 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.33
Front Legroom
43.2 "
Rear Legroom
34.6 "
Front Headroom
38.6 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Hiproom
52.4 "
Rear Hiproom
54.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.5 "
Passenger Volume
94 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
11.4 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
black
Paint
monotone / monotone with badging
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Hyundai Elantra safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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