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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2016 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2016 Hyundai Elantra we'll be installing a T-1 vehicle wiring harness for a 4 pole flat trailer connector. Part number 1 1 8 6 7 8. We're not using our trailer wiring, we can just reinstall the dust-cap that's included. Open our trunk back up. Lift our spare tire cover back up. Install the wiring down inside and replace it. It's tucked up to of the way.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra we're going to be test fitting the Swagman XT 2-bike rack, part number S64650. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How this bike is attached to the rack, there's going to be only one point of contact, and that's going to be the frame hook up at the top here, which is padded to make sure that your bike will not get damaged once you install it. We also have two wheel cradles at the bottom that will hold the wheels in place. These are adjustable.



Hollywood Racks Trail-Rider Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2-Bike Rack, Part no. HR200. We already have our bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the bike is attached to the rack, we're going to have three points of contact. We're going to have two, hook and loop straps holding the wheels in place in the wheel cradles on either wheel.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra we're going to be test fitting the 20X48 Curt Cargo Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number C18110. This cargo carrier has a weight capacity of 300 pounds. It has a nice mesh floor which makes it easy to clean and all around the cargo carrier we have these points here and you can use those as tie down points for either your ratchet straps or your bungee cords. I'm going to go ahead and give you some measurements now. From the edge of the bumper to our outer edge here, it's going to be about 25-1/2". Our ground clearance to the bottom of the bolt here is going to be about 11". Our closest point to this edge here is going to be about 6".



Yakima Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra we're going to be test fitting the Yakima LiteRider 2 bike rack, part number Y02472. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. The first feature I'd like to show off is its integrated cable lock, which is on the back side of the mast. You pull that out, you wrap it around the bikes, and you bring it up to this point here for additional security. How the bike is attached to the rack, we're going to have three points of contact with the bike's frame. We're going to have two zip strips up at the top here, and one off to the side.



Rola Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra we're going to be test fitting the ROLA TX102 2-bike rack, part number 59400. We already have a bike attached to the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now there is an integrated cable lock here in the center of the mast. You'll wrap it around the bikes and up towards the front towards this point here for additional security. How it attaches to the bike, there are going to be three points of contact with the bike's frame.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 bike rack, part number TH9029XT. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Our bike is attached to the rack, we're going to have 3 points of contact with the bikes frame. We're going to have 2 straps up at the top here and one off to the side here and that's going to be an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from moving too far back and forth, possibly hitting the car when the bike is in front of it and damaging it. Let's go ahead and take it off and set it aside. With the bike rack in this position, I'll go ahead and give you some measurements.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Roadway 2 Bike Rack, part number TH912XTR. We already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. How the bike is attached to the rack, we're going to have three points of contact with the bikes frame. We're going to have two straps up at the top here, and one off to the side, and that's going to serve as an anti-sway strap to keep the bike from going too far back and forth, possibly hitting the vehicle or the bikes in front of it, and damaging them. These cradles are adjustable to accommodate different size bikes and to change up how you attach them to it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. Now with the bike rack in this position, I want to go ahead and give you some measurements here real quick. Our first measurement from the bumper, to the edge here, that's going to be about twenty-six inches.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2017 Hyundai Elantra - Curt

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra, we're taking a look at installing a Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Class I, part number C11424. Here's what it looks like once it's installed. You can see this nice round tubular design. It fits up faily close to the bottom side of our rear fascia. It's got some nice safety chain loops that's going to accommodate most of your safety chains. This is going to be our Class I hitch, so it's going to have a 1/2 inch hitch pin hole.



Thule Passage Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Thule Passage 2 trunk-mount bike rack. That part number is TH910XT. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that. Then we'll go over some features of the rack. We have two cradles in place with three straps altogether, two on our frame here and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2016 Hyundai Elantra

Today on this 2016 Hyundai Elantra we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar Roof Rack system consisting of part number RRVA126B-2, those would be crossbars, part number RRRLKVA, those are going to be the 2,500 series legs, and then part number DK301, and those are going to be clamps that attach it to the vehicle. We already have the front one installed. We assembled it and then we measured from the door jam out to get it to the position you see here. The bars are a nice aerodynamic shape that will cut down on wind noise, and they have a weight capacity of 165 pounds, although you want to double check with your owners manual to make sure your roof can withstand such a weight. Let's go ahead and show how the rear one goes into place. We have it partially assembled on our table here and have all the components ready. We'll go ahead and take the bar itself and flip it upside down.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra, we're doing a test fit of the Swagman Trailhead hanging style 4-bike rack. That part number is S63380. Now, we already have our bike secured down. I'm going to go over how we secure it in place, a few features and how . measurement. Starting off with how we secure it in place, we have two cradles with four straps, three on our frame here and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Rola Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Rola TX-102 Hanging Style 2 Bike Rack. That part number is 59400. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we secure it in place. We'll show you some features and take a few measurements. First, how our bike is secured down, we have 2 cradles in place with 3 straps, 2 on our frame and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Swagman XC2 Platform Style 2 Bike Rack. That part number is S64650. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that, go over some features and then take a few measurements. Now how we secure our bike into place, we have 2 wheel cradles, one at the front and one on the bike tire. Then we have our frame hook, which is going to hold our bike down into our wheel cradles.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Thule Vertex hanging-style 4-bike rack. That part number is TH9029XT. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that, we'll go over some features, and take a few measurements. Starting off with how we secure our bike into place, we have two cradles with three straps, two on our frame and one as our anti-sway in the back. We'll start by pulling down and lifting up to release those.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Thule Roadway Hanging Style 2 Bike Rack. That part number is TH912XTR. Now we already have our bike secured to our rack. We're first going to show you how we do that. We'll go over some features and take a few measurements. Starting off with how our bike is secured down, we have 2 cradles in place with 3 straps, 2 on our frame here and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Saris Bones Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Saris Bones trunk-mount 3-bike rack. That part number is SA801. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we secure it into place. We'll go over some features and take a few measurements. Starting off with how our bike is secured down, we have three straps holding our bike in place onto our rack, two on our frame and one as our anti-sway.



Saris Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra, we're doing a test fit of the Saris Superbones trunk mount 3-bike rack. That part number is SA802. Now, we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that and then we'll go over some features and take a few measurements. Starting off with how our bike is secured down, we have three straps in place. We got two on our frame here and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Thule Archway Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra, we're doing a test fit of the Thule Archway XT trunk mount two-bike rack. That part number is TH9009XT. Now, we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that. We'll go over some features of the rack and take a few measurements. First thing we'll show you is how we secure our bike into place.



Thule Trunk Bike Racks Review - 2017 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2017 Hyundai Elantra we're doing a test fit of the Thule Gateway trunk-mount 2-bike rack. That part number is TH9006XT. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we secure it into place. We'll go over some features and take a few measurements. Starting off with how our bike is secured down, we have two cradles in place with three straps, two on our frame here and one as our anti-sway in the back.





Hyundai Elantra Questions

  • We have a few different options for carrying bike racks with your 2013 Hyundai Elantra, however, Thule has not released any information regarding bike rack or roof rack fits for your vehicle. If you were interested in a roof rack and a roof mounted bike rack, I would recommend the Yakima Control Tower Roof Rack which includes the crossbars, # Y00408, LandingPad 11, # Y00233, and the control towers, # Y00212. The roof mounted bike rack that I would recommend for this roof...
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  • I spoke with several of our roof rack manufacturers and Thule was the only company that said they had a confirmed fit for your 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT with the panoramic sunroof. For a rack similar to the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack # 59740 that you referenced you would want the following components. Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # THARB53 Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack # TH480R Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit # THKIT1695 I asked if you would still be able to open the sunroof...
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  • Since the SportRack square crossbars are 50 inches long on your 2013 Hyundai Elantra, I recommend getting a fairing that fits across most of the crossbar. The Thule Fairing, part # TH8702 is a 44 inch long fairing and to work with square crossbars would need the # 853-7362 adapter and you would still have 3 inches on each side of the fairing left uncovered. I recommend the Inno Fairing, part # INA262. This fairing is 48 inches long which would leave only about an inch on each...
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  • We do offer a roof rack system with square bars that is compatible with your Elantra GT with the panoramic roof. Thule offers a compatible rack system that can be constructed using the following part numbers: Thule 50 inch square crossbars # THLB50 Thule Traverse foot pack # TH480 Thule vehicle-specific fit kit # THKIT1695 I have confirmed with Thule that this system will fit your vehicle. None of the rack systems offered by Rhino-Rack or Yakima are compatible with...
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  • You are correct - Tow Ready wiring harness # 118473 does NOT require you to run a 12V power wire up to the battery when installed in a Touring edition of the 2011 Hyundai Elantra. If you have the sedan then the harness you need is part # C56126 which also does NOT require you to run a power wire. With ball mount # 3594 you can use 1-7/8-inch hitch ball # 19256 or 2-inch ball # 19258. These are the recommended hitch balls for use with this ball mount. Hitch # 24902 from Draw-Tite...
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  • Since all of the hitches available for your 2009 Hyundai Elantra are Class I hitches you would not be able to use a cargo carrier to transport your 250 lb snow blower on a cargo carrier. The tongue weight capacity for a Class I hitch is 200 lbs like you said. And when you factor in the weight of your snow blower plus the weigh to the carrier you would be way over the capacity for the hitch. I would recommend you get a hitch like the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch # 24844...
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  • Both the 2015 and 2016 model years of the Hyundai Elantra are part of the car's 5th generation. This will tend to mean that they will share fits for aftermarket parts like trailer hitches such as the Draw-Tite # 24902. I did check with my technical contact at Draw-Tite and hitch # 24902 is indeed a confirmed carry-over fit for the 2016 Elantra Sedan and Coupe versions. Curt hitch # C11303 has also been confirmed as a carry-over item for the Sedan. I have linked an installation...
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  • If you have a 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring Hatchback, the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 24844, will fit. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you. I have also included a link to all of the hitches that fit the Touring Hatchback model. If you plan on doing some towing, this is a Class I trailer hitch with a 2,000 pound gross trailer weight capacity and 200 pound tongue weight capacity. You will want to consult the vehicle owners manual to determine the towing...
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  • When it comes to a trailer hitch receiver for your 2014 Hyundai Elantra, I recommend going with the Draw-Tite Sportframe, # 24902. This hitch offers a 2,000 lb towing capacity and 200 lbs of tongue weight. One of the perks of the Draw-Tite hitch is that a support strap, like part # 18050, is NOT required on non-trailer loads in order to maintain your warranty. If you plan on doing any towing with your Elantra, I recommend that you start by checking your owner's manual to determine...
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  • If your 2012 Hyundai Elantra is a sedan model then Draw-Tite trailer hitch, # 24902, will be a good choice. The recommended ball mount is # 3594 and you can use 1-7/8 inch ball # 19256 or 2 inch ball # 19258. For a hatchback, use # 24844. There are Class I hitches so they have a 2,000 pound gross trailer weight capacity and 200 pound tongue weight capacity. While this is enough for a small rental trailer, you will want to consult the vehicle owners manual for the vehicle towing...
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  • The Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 24902, and the Curt Trailer Hitch, # C11303 can be used on the 2011 Hyundai Elantra or a 2012 model. It looks like you have 2012 Hyundai Elantra. I have included a link to the available trailer hitches for you. If you like the Curt hitches, # C11303 fits the sedan and # C11471 fits the hatchback. Or for Draw-Tite, # 24902 fits the sedan and # 24844 fits the hatchback. The Curt hitches come with a ball mount, pin and clip. The Draw-Tite hitches...
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  • All states will have some law regarding blocking the license plate. What you can do is use a license plate mounting bracket, # LP15SB, and move the plate off to the side of the vehicle. This will require drilling. Another option that is less permanent and less expensive is to secure the plate to the last bike on the rack using wire ties or bungee cords. On a long trip, I would use wire ties.
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  • The roof rack you referenced is designed to fit a 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT model without a panoramic glass roof. This roof rack has Euro Style 46 inch square crossbars and features locking legs that secure your rack to the roof of your Elantra. For this roof rack you would need part # DS118B and part # DK289. All of the roof racks we offer are pretty simple to install and come with installation instructions. If you have a GT and also have a panoramic glass roof, the roof rack...
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  • The manual transmission 2016 Hyundai Elantra is flat-towable as-is. You would just need the base plate part # 521632-1 as it is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well. I am sure the 2017 model will be as well but since it's not out at this time (May 2016) we don't know yet. This would work well with you Roadmaster Falcon part # RM-520. For safety cables you can use # RM-643. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For...
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  • The main difference between the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 60872, and the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 24795, is that the # 60872 (no longer available) has a drawbar, pin and clip included with it, whereas the # 24795 does not include those things. Aside from that, they are so similar in design that they even share the same installation instructions. I attached the instructions and a video of this product being installed onto a similar car as yours below...
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  • At this time there are only Class I trailer hitches available for the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT. What I recommend is to use a trunk mount bike rack that can handle up to 3 bikes. I have included a link to the trunk mount racks that fit your vehicle and can hold 3 bikes. Out of this list I recommend the Thule Raceway # TH9002PRO. I own this rack myself and it is by far the easiest rack to use that I have encountered. What makes it so easy are the retractable cables it uses instead...
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  • You would definitely want to have the gear selector of your 2015 Hyundai Elantra in neutral for flat towing. Check the owners manual of your vehicle for further instructions. According to Roadmaster you would not need to disconnect the battery to flat tow your vehicle so that would indicate that there is a way for you unlock the steering wheel of the vehicle without draining the battery. This should be covered in your owners manual. For a base plate kit you would want the...
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  • I know you said you plan on buying a Curt hitch for your 2011 Hyundai Elantra but I would actually recommend the Draw Tite part # 24902 instead as it has a better price and doesn't require a stabilizer strap like the Curt does with a hitch carrier. The most popular cargo carrier that would work well for you would be the Curt part # C18110. The Rola Cargo Bag part # 59102 would then fit the carrier well and would be a great choice as it's dimension closely match the carrier....
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  • To attach the Sears X-Cargo roof cargo box to a vehicle you will need to have a roof rack with crossbars that run from side to side on the roof of the vehicle. For a 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring with naked roof you can use semi-custom roof rack # SR1002 and the bar spread will be 28 inches. For a 4-door sedan with naked roof you can use the same roof rack and the bar spread will be 24 inches. Bar spread is the center to center distance between the crossbars. This is important...
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  • To flat tow your manual transmission 2015 Hyundai Elantra you are going to need the gear selector to be in neutral, have the steering wheel unlocked (usually you'll need to have the key in the ACC position for this), and the emergency brake off.
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