Hyundai Elantra: Common causes of corrosion - Corrosion protection - Appearance care - Maintenance - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006–2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Common causes of corrosion

The most common causes of corrosion on your car are:

  • Road salt, dirt and moisture that is allowed to accumulate underneath the car.
  • Removal of paint or protective coatings by stones, gravel, abrasion or minor scrapes and dents which leave unprotected metal exposed to corrosion.
    Corrosion protection
    Protecting your vehicle from corrosion By using the most advanced design and construction practices to combat corrosion, we produces cars of the highest quality. However, this is only part of the ...

    High-corrosion areas
    If you live in an area where your car is regularly exposed to corrosive materials, corrosion protection is particularly important. Some of the common causes of accelerated corrosion are road salts ...