2016 Hyundai Elantra Launch: Highlights

Hyundai Elantra, the popular midsize sedan from the South Korean carmaker is finally launched in India. The car has been creating a lot of buzz, both in India and other global markets, and come with a number of new design and cosmetic changes in-line with the automaker's global design philosophy. The sedan has grown in dimensions, while the styling is bolder than ever; whereas the interior features a host of completely new including several segment first features. Hyundai has also reworked upon the existing 1.6-litre diesel engine while petrol power comes from the new 2.0-litre four-cylinder motor.

By Carandbike Team


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Published on August 23, 2016

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    Globally unveiled last year, the new-gen Hyundai Elantra first made its way into the Indian market in its third generation and slowly made its niche in the midsize sedan space. Globally, the Elantra is one of Hyundai's popular nameplates and the new generation promises to be a whole lot more exciting with a completely new design language, host of features and powerful engine options on offer.
    New-Gen Hyundai Elantra
    New-Gen Hyundai Elantra

    The 2017 Hyundai Elantra will also lock horns with the likes of Skoda Octavia, Toyota Corolla Altis, among others. With the offering from Toyota ruling the segment at present, it will be interesting to see if the new gen Elantra will be able to break the lead. Bookings have already commenced for a token amount of Rs. 25,000, while prices start at an introductory Rs. 12.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

    The range-topping Hyundai Elantra also comes loaded on tech including an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, USB and AUX connectivity as well as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. You also get Bluetooth telephony on the car. The top-end automatic also comes with ventilated seats and sunroof as salient features. In terms of powertrain, the new generation Elantra get the same 1.6-litre diesel engine, while Hyundai has introduced the new 2.0-litre petrol engine, replacing the older 1.6-litre unit.

    Last Updated on August 23, 2016

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