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Hyundai Elantra vs. Toyota Tacoma

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Hyundai Elantra

$442
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Toyota Tacoma

$454
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Hyundai Elantra Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 9th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $442 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are lower than other vehicles, so the Elantra is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.
4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Toyota Tacoma Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 7 for midsize trucks. The average annual repair cost is $454 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. While repairs tend to be more severe than average, the number of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Tacoma.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$442
inexpensive
expensive
$454
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.22
not often
very often
0.26
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
10%
not urgent
urgent
13%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (12)
4 (36)
3 (21)
2 (5)
1 (2)
The Hyundai Elantra ranks highest in heating and ranks lowest in brakes.
“We have had multiple Elantras and they really are such a great reliable vehicle. The only issues we have had were self induced. Like me running up on a curb and blowing out the tire. We got the ...”
“We have had multiple Elantras and they really are such a great reliable vehicle. The only issues...”
5 (12)
4 (42)
3 (10)
2 (1)
1 (1)
The Toyota Tacoma ranks highest in electrical and ranks lowest in brakes.
“I've owned Toyota pickups my whole life. Great trucks! That is until I bought a 2008 Tacoma. I usually drive em until they have 250-300 on em. Seemed pretty routine when I traded in my 99 for a n...”
“I've owned Toyota pickups my whole life. Great trucks! That is until I bought a 2008 Tacoma. I ...”
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