Hyundai Elantra: Third generation (XD; 2000Ц2006)


Third generation (XD; 2000Ц2006)

An all-new model (codename XD) was launched in 2000. The wagon was dropped in favor of a five-door hatchback. Starting in 2001, all American models came with standard front and front-side airbags, air conditioning, power locks, power windows, and power steering. This simplified dealer inventories and repairs and also sought to improve Hyundai's image of "value" cars.

    Second generation (J2, J3; RD, RD2; 1996Ц2000)
    Launched in 1995, the second generation (codename RD or J2) was offered as a sedan and station wagon. It was sold in the South Korean market as the "Hyundai Avante" in sedan form and "A ...

    Fourth generation (HD; 2006Ц2010)
    A redesigned fourth generation Elantra sedan (designated HD) debuted at the 2006 New York Auto Show for the 2007 model year. Like before, the HS sold under the Hyundai Avante name in its South Korean ...