From 2011 to 2015, the Hyundai Elantra, known as the sixth generation, marked a significant evolution in design and technology. This generation featured Hyundai’s “Fluidic Sculpture” design language, characterized by flowing lines, a bold front grille, and a modern profile, giving the Elantra a more upscale appearance. The interior received an upgrade with improved materials and a user-friendly dashboard layout. Notably, the Elantra offered more interior space than many of its competitors in the compact sedan segment, providing ample room for passengers and cargo. In terms of technology, this generation of Elantra introduced features like a touchscreen infotainment system, available navigation, and advanced safety options, including a rearview camera and available blind-spot monitoring. Additionally, Hyundai focused on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions, making the Elantra an economical choice for daily driving. With its stylish design, spacious interior, and advanced technology, the sixth-generation Hyundai Elantra remained popular among compact sedan buyers.



Hyundai Elantra specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 1.8 L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain Plug Torque: 25-33ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 4.2 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 1.8L 4-Cylinder: 0.044”

Engine 2.0 L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain Plug Torque: 25-33ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 4.2 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 1.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.044”


  • Capacity: 12.68 US gal. (48 l)

Manual Transaxle

  • Type: API GL-4, SAE 75W/85
  • Capacity: 2.01 US qt. (1.9 l)

Automatic Transaxle

  • Type: MICHANG ATF SP-4, SK ATF SP-4 NOCA ATF SP-4, HYUNDAI genuine ATF SP-4, or other brands meeting the above specification approved by Hyundai Motor Co.,
  • Capacity: 7.71 US qt. (7.3 l)

Brake Fluid/Clutch Fluid

  • Type: FMVSS116 DOT-3 or DOT-4
  • Capacity: 0.7~0.8 US qt. (0.7~0.8 l)


  • Type: MIXTURE, Antifreeze with water, Ethylene glycol base for aluminum radiator
  • Capacity: 
    • Manual Transaxle: 6.34 US qt. (6.0 l)
    • Automatic Transaxle: 6.23 US qt. (5.9 l)



  • Petrol:
  • 1.6 L Gamma MPi I4
  • 1.6 L Gamma GDi I4
  • 1.8 L Nu MPi I4
  • 2.0 L Nu MPi I4
  • 2.0 L Nu GDi I4


  • 6-speed manual
  • 6-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings




Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bul#: LED
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 881
  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 2357NA
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H7LL
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:
    • 9005L+
    • H11-55W

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921
  • Brake Light Bulb:
    • LED
    •  2357
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 7440
  • Inner Tail Light Bulb: 168
  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168
  • Outer Tail Light Bulb: 2357
  • Parking Light Bulb: 2357NA
  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb:
    • LED
    •  168
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1156NA
  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb:
    • 6461
    • DE3175
  • Map Light Bulb:
    • 6461
    • DE3175
  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6418