Like some others, I'm not as upset about the mileage as I am about feeling screwed. I owned a 2003 Sonata that made me feel they made a quality product, and the 2011 Elantra was priced at $18,400 on their web site, along with the $1000 customer loyalty discount, it would be the perfect car for my 16 year old daughter. When I get to the dealer, They're in such demand(because of the mileage lie), I had to wait till June when the 2012's came out, then they tacked on a $1995 market parity adjustment, and customer loyalty discount doesn't apply to the Elantra. So I paid $21500. I feel like a sap,
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The issue is likely that the car does not even get the 40 mpg highway under normal highway driving conditions. Hyundai touts the Elantra as getting the same highway mileage as the Accent, a smaller car. I drive a 2012 Accent an no matter how carefully I drive I can not hit 40 MPG on the highway (best I've done is 37) so it follows the Elantra does not hit the 40 MPG highway.