Facebook Icon 17X17
Twitter Icon 17X17

1996 Elantra Base Wagon Specs

View the specific features and standard equipment for the Hyundai Elantra with our specs at Truck Trend. Visit the photos section for visual of the Reg Cab Short’s features and equipment.
New Truck Price Quote
Get FREE, up-front new vehicle pricing and a no hassle buying experience.

1996 Elantra Base Wagon Specs

Section Opened 1996 Elantra Base Wagon Performance Hide
1,795 cc 1.8 liters in-line 4 front transverse engine with 82 mm bore, 85 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 24 and country/highway (mpg): 32
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 32 and EPA city (mpg): 24
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
14.5 gallon main fuel tank
Power: , 130 HP @ 6,000 rpm; 122 ft lb @ 5,000 rpm
Section Opened 1996 Elantra Base Wagon Handling & Brakes Hide
3.65:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Responsive suspension
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 1996 Elantra Base Wagon Exterior Hide
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.33
Driver and passenger internally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 174, overall width (inches): 66.9, overall height (inches): 54.9, wheelbase (inches): 100.4, front track (inches): 57.7, rear track (inches): 57.1 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 32.5
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , black paint
Fixed rear window with defogger
Body color wing front spoiler
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 3,470, curb weight (lbs) 2,458, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 0 and gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 0
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1996 Elantra Base Wagon Interior Hide
Fixed mast antenna
Front and rear ashtray
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 11.4, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down (cu ft): 0, all seats in place (cu ft): 11.4 and all seats removed (cu ft): 0
Illuminated front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Full floor console with open storage box
Courtesy lights with four switches
Front seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Lockable glove compartment with lid
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats , head restraints on rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 38.6, rear headroom (inches): 37.6, front hip room (inches): 52.4, rear hip room (inches): 54.5, front leg room (inches): 43.2, rear leg room (inches): 34.6, front shoulder room (inches): 54.7, rear shoulder room (inches): 53.5 and interior volume (cu ft): 93.6
Low fuel level warning
Power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three fixed bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Mechanical remote fuel filler door release
Mechanical remote trunk/hatch release
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds and recirculation setting
Recent Articles
First Look: 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
New Crossover Offered in Two Sizes, Available V-6, Turbo Power... more
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD First Test
If the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe makes anything clear, it's that the Korean automaker is determined to... more
First Look: 2010 Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai couldn't help but improve upon the outgoing version of its Tucson CUV. Even if you ignore... more
First Drive: 2010 Hyundai Tucson
It's only been five years since the Tucson first went on sale, but a lot has happened since then.... more
First Drive: 2005 Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai plans to be one of the world's five largest automakers by 2010, up from seventh. Part of... more
1996 Ram 1500 problem
1996 Dodge Ram 1500, 4x4,360 138,000 miles. Truck ran and drove into the shop. Changed old trans... more
1996 Silverado SES light Proplem
QUESTION: In my 1996 Silverado (with the 5.7-liter), the SES light is either on continually or it... more
Reader's Ride SpotLight: 1996 Isuzu Oasis
Not you’re everyday minivan --It looks more like a Honda Odyssey, but I found this modified yet... more
Compact Pickups are Not So Compact Anymore
I've been saying this for years now... i miss the true compact trucks i grew up with. Compact... more
1996 GMC 1500 V6
have you checked the wires and distributor... more
Truck Trend
Trade In Value