Something exciting has been brewing at Hyundai HQ. It looks like an Elantra. It acts like an Elantra. It sounds like an Elantra. Could it be a new 2020 Hyundai Elantra? You bet.
The Elantra has always been impressive (read about the 2013 model that traveled over 1 million miles on its original powertrain). Now, following an inspired facelift last year, the upscale 2020 Elantra is even more impressive, proving once and for all that cars – that is, affordable, well-equipped, good cars – still have a place in our crossover-crowded world.
Are Hyundai vehicles reliable? Farrah Haines of Kansas has
your answer; in just 5 years, Haines, a delivery driver stationed in Kansas, stunningly
put 1 million miles on the odometer of her original ’13 Hyundai
Elantra. To put that dumbfounding number in perspective: driving an average of
14,000 miles annually, your typical American driver would rack up 1,000,000
miles in…71 years and change. Farrah, you’re a certified legend in our book.
That sentiment also extends to the Elantra she’s driving.
Putting a million miles on any car is an astounding feat, but doing it on an
original powertrain — well, that sends Hyundai to the ranks of “next-level
legendary.” So, being one of the most reliable auto brands in America, Hyundai
is well-deserving of all the internet salutes and reimagined The
Proclaimers song lyrics you can muster.
I would drive 500,000 miles
And I would drive 500,000 more
Just to be the car who drives a million miles
To deliver boxes, door-to-door
But how did the Hyundai
Elantra do it? The answer may surprise you (probably not – it’s TLC