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    Interesting facts to know about the new Elantra

    by V3Cars Team on Wednesday, Nov 16 2016

    If there is one plush sedan that millions of people around the world dreams of owning, it is the Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai Elantra is an extremely capable yet affordably priced executive sedan which has just got even better with the launch of its latest generation model. The South Korean car major has launched the all new Elantra in India in the month of August this year.

    If there is one plush sedan that millions of people around the world dreams of owning, it is the Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai Elantra is an extremely capable yet affordably priced executive sedan which has just got even better with the launch of its latest generation model. The South Korean car major has launched the all new Elantra in India in the month of August this year. The new-gen Elantra is in its sixth generation model and has been priced staring at Rs. 12.99 lakhs for the base petrol model, which goes up to Rs. 14.79 lakhs for the range topping diesel model (prices ex-showroom, New Delhi).

    The all new Hyundai Elantra has been received very warmly by the Indian audience and it garnering great sales. The premium sedan currently comes with a long waiting period of around 5 months and a fierce contender of the Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Jetta and Toyota Corolla Altis. Take a look at some of the important factors of the all new Hyundai Elantra:

    The all new Hyundai Elantra comes in a total of 9 model trims with 5 petrol variants - S, SX, SX AT, SX(O), SX(O)AT, and 4 diesel variants - S, SX, SX(O), SX(O)AT. So, there’s two AT variants available in the petrol version and one AT variant in the diesel version.

    The magnificent all new Hyundai Elantra is bestowed with splendid exterior design that is true to the Elantra brand. This styling is inspired from the European design language and Hyundai has not used the Fluidic design philosophy on this car. The design of the interior is simple and elegant.

    Hyundai’s big innovation on the new-generation Elantra is the sturdy exterior material design. The car is manufactured with a super robust 53 percent (AHSS) Advanced High Strength Steel, which means the car’s body has superior rigidity and can withstand the harshest of impacts.

    The changes on the exterior are fascinating; the sixth-generation Elantra has a bigger and more amazing looking hexagonal front grille, shiny LED fog lights and trendy bumper with boomerang-shaped air intakes. Also take note of the swept back headlights, it looks just amazing.

    Like the front, the side view also has something new to offer, and you will notice a more stylish Elantra packed with cutting-edge lines, new outer-rear view mirrors integrated turn lights and new sporty alloys. It is the character lines that build the aesthetic value of the car, true to the new-generation identity.

    View the rear profile of the car, and you will notice the presence of new boot lid and classy looking wraparound tail lights.

    The sixth generation Hyundai Elantra has exhilarating changes on the exterior, Hyundai has built the car with sturdier exterior material. The front fascia looks spectacular and so does the side profile with neat cuts and the rear with a more elegant boot. This is indeed an amazing car to buy.

    The sixth-generation Elantra is a larger car and is both longer and wider than the previous model by 20 mm and 25 mm respectively. It is 4610 mm long, 1450 mm tall and 1800 mm wide and the dimension of wheelbase is 2700 mm.

    When the engine specs of new-generation Elantra are concerned, the car runs on a 2.0 liter, four cylinder petrol engine that generates peak power of 152 PS and max torque of 192 NM; and a 1.6 liter diesel engine that offers maximum power of 128 PS and maximum torque of 259 NM. Both the engines come paired to 6 speed manual and a 6 speed automatic transmission.

    The Indian consumers can look forward to enjoy the luxury of new-generation Elantra, as the car comes with a stunning 7-inch infotainment system with Bluetooth, Aux-in, music player and Apple CarPlay connectivity. All these features are present in the top-end car, and the layout of the dashboard is posh as well.  


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