Hyundai Elantra SE Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai has manufactured models of Elantra SE for 4 years. They average 33.5 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Elantra SE above average at 35 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Elantra SE to be $1,100 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Elantra SE consumes about 9 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Elantra SE emits 259 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 3,885,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 185 trees would offset these emissions. The Elantra SE does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Hyundai Elantra SE 35 41 31
2019 Hyundai Elantra SE 33 38 29
2018 Hyundai Elantra SE 33 38 29
2017 Hyundai Elantra SE 33 38 29

MPG breakdown by model options

The Hyundai Elantra SE has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2017. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 35 41 31
2019 4-dr, Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 33 38 29
2018 4-dr, Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 33 38 29
2017 4-dr, Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 33 38 29