Hyundai Excel Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Hyundai Excel Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 36 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
1994 1994 Hyundai Excel 2-DR. HB. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1994 1994 Hyundai Excel 4-DR. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Hyundai Excel 2-DR. HB. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1993 1993 Hyundai Excel 4-DR. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1992 1992 Hyundai Excel 2-DR. HB Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1992 1992 Hyundai Excel 4-DR. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1991 1991 Hyundai Excel 2-DR. HB. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated
1990 1990 Hyundai Excel 2-DR. HB. Not Rated 4 5 Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Hyundai has manufactured models of Excel for 8 years. They average 26.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 1994 Excel above average at 27 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 1994 Excel to be $1,450 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 $0 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Excel consumes about 12 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.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
1994 Hyundai Excel 27 33 24
1993 Hyundai Excel 28 33 25
1992 Hyundai Excel 28 33 25
1991 Hyundai Excel 28 33 25
1990 Hyundai Excel 28 33 25
1989 Hyundai Excel 28 33 24
1988 Hyundai Excel 28 33 24
1987 Hyundai Excel 27 31 25

MPG breakdown by model options

The Hyundai Excel has 27 different model options on record with the EPA since 1987. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
1994 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 32 23
1994 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 33 24
1993 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 30 24
1993 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 30 25
1993 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 25
1992 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 23
1992 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 26
1992 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 24
1992 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 30 25
1992 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 25
1991 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 23
1991 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 26
1991 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 24
1991 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 30 25
1991 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 25
1990 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 24
1990 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 30 25
1990 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 25
1989 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 23
1989 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 30 23
1989 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 24
1988 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 29 23
1988 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 30 23
1988 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 28 33 24
1987 4-dr, Automatic 3-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 24 26 23
1987 4-dr, Manual 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 26 28 24
1987 4-dr, Manual 5-spd, 4-cyl, 1.5 L 27 31 25