Hyundai Elantra was launched in India in 2004 with its 3rd generation. It was a slow and steady emerging saloon car known for its premium look and modern amenities. Now, On 27th October 2017 Hyundai launched the Sixth generation of Elantra. The car is getting a delightful response and more than 1,200 booking and 20,000 enquirers were registered by the company, putting some life back in dying D- segment.
The sixth generation is on of the most “modern and exclusive” looking saloon in its segment. Its main rival is the 2016 Toyota Corolla Altis , the aggressive Chevrolet Cruze and big-budget Skoda Octavia. The Korean manufacture has designed the car to deliver a class above experience to saloon segment. The new design is based on Fluidic sculpture 2.0 to improve the stability and aerodynamics at high speeds. Also their are many new “safety features” introduced in the new generation.
Hyundai Elantra Specification:-
The dimension of the car are 4570 mm × 1800 mm × 1465 mm and has ground clearance 165 mm. The changes in interior and new dashboard has helped in increasing the cabin space. The new Elantra a strong structure with 53% of high strength steel. Thanks to the new design the car is genuinely quite and comfortable and can be taken for long road trips on highway.
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Kerb Weight||1181 kg – 1260 kg|
|Turning Radius||5.3 m (petrol) & 5.4 m (diesel)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50-liters|
|Seating Capacity||5 Passengers|
Hyundai Elantra Engine Variants:-
Mechanically Elantra is powered by same sets of engines as the previous generation use to have. However their are some new changes to improve the fuel efficiency and power in both the engines. For petrol their is a Nu 2.0 liter MPi which is capable to give maximum 152 Bhp at 6,200 rpm and 192.08 Nm torque at 4,000 rpm. In diesel their is a 1.6 liter U2 CRDi giving a maximum 128 Bhp at 4,000 rpm and 259.7 kg∙m torque at 2,000 rpm.
|Nu 2.0 MPi Petrol||152 bhp and 192.08 Nm|
|1.6 U2 CRDi Diesel||128 bhp and 259.7 Nm|
|Transmission||6- speed manual and 6-speed Automatic|