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Newbie Questions! Fuel, maintenance and more.


Just got a 2011 Elantra GLS, really like it so far! I have a few questions though and thought this would be a good place to start.

1.) the owners manual calls for regular 87 octane but most pumps around me have 85 as regular, not 87. Is there any difference or do I need to jump up to the 91 they carry?

2.) my car only has 33k on it, the previous owner clearly never drove it, what maintenance items would you do? Spark plugs because of the age even though it has low miles? (I already did an oil change and am running a fuel system cleaner through it just in case)

3.) what are some must knows about this car that I should make sure to watch for and stay on top of?

4.) what are the best mods you’ve done to your Elantra? Thinking of a window tint, some seat covers, already put a K & N air intake in so I don’t have to buy cheep ones every few thousand miles, but anything else that made it better?

Thanks for the help, sorry for the newbie questions!
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