Research 2012 Hyundai Elantra specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

GLS 4dr Sedan Man GLS (Alabama Plant)


Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 2.2


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD -


Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6500

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 43.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 32


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)


Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra


Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.33
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code


EPA Classification Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2661


Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0