Classified as a mid-size car, the 2008 Hyundai Elantra slots in between the compact Accent and larger Sonata. The Elantra starts off with the economy minded GLS trim and can be optioned up with air conditioning, fog lights, cruise, and upgraded audio. The SE trim level can be had with leather, 16 inch alloy wheels, and steering wheel controls. All Elantra's receive Hyundai's 2.0-liter 138 hp 4-cylinder with standard 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic offering 24/33 mpg city/hwy. With a 5-star frontal crash rating, standard front, side, and curtain airbags, numerous options, and an excellent warranty, the Elantra represents a strong value in its class.