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How long will 2022 Hyundai Elantra last?


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Hey Scotty, I recently bought a 2022 Elantra N line manual transmission. It has the 1.6T, how long are they expected to last? I have the factory new car Hyundai warranty

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Hyundai/Kia/Genesis products do not hold up well over 100k miles. I hope you didn't pay much for it. I would get rid of it when the warranty expires.


They tend to fall apart around the 100,000 mile mark, but you may experience oil burning problems well before then. (Hyundai considers using a quart every 1000 miles to be "normal" and will not do anything unless that level of consumption is exceeded.)


The good thing is that you got it with a manual transmission. If you want to make it last, do not drive the car hard and change the oil and filter religiously, you got small engine with turbo.

Posted by: @jmorgan

how long are they expected to last?

They aren't


If 2022 is the model year, and not the year it was made:

Your clutch may have been installed in the wrong direction. (if you car was made before 12/6/2021)


As far as reliability,

Sadly Hyundai does NOT offer a decent powertrain for the Elantra in the US.


As far as the engine, 

So far there isn't any available information on this engine, but it's basically an upgraded Gamma.

Previous generations of the Gamma GDi haven't been great, at all. Adding a turbo on top of it seems like a terrible idea.

Read the terms of your warranty and make sure you comply with it's terms, conditions and requirements.


The warranty period shouldn't be too bad, but I wouldn't advise keeping it afterwards.

Also have you considered a Camry? The base engine has more horsepower and it's a proper non-turbo 4 cylinder.


Get rid of it in this crazy used car market then buy a Honda or Toyota. If you want something in the same size range as the Elantra then the new Civic is a great option. Naturally aspired engine is the best in terms of longevity but if you want a turbo then without a doubt a Honda turbo over any other turbo out there. For manual consider the Civic Si or two trims of the Civic hatchback, or if you have the money to spend then wait for the new Type R; it's a mini race car in my opinion.