Hyundai to launch new Elantra on 23rd August, specs & details inside

New Hyundai Elantra teaser

Hyundai drops launch teaser of new Elantra sedan.

Hyundai is all set to launch the new Elantra sedan in the Indian market on the 23rd of August.

The new Elantra is the first new model launch for India’s second largest car maker and will follow-up with the Tucson SUV before Diwali.

The company has also dropped a teaser of the car which reveals the exteriors.

New Elantra Specifications

The Elantra Specifications have been leaked, a week before its official launch. The Sixth gen Elantra has already been spotted testing multiple times and will come loaded with a long list of features to ensure the car appeals to larger target segment.

According to sources the new Hyundai Elantra will be offered in two engine options. The 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder Dual VTVT petrol engine will produce 150 PS of max power and 190 Nm @ 4,000 rpm of max torque. The Elantra will continue to be powered by a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder, CRDi diesel engine which outputs 126 Ps of power and 265 Nm of torque.

A 6-speed manual and automatic transmission will be offered on the petrol and diesel engine.

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Mileage & Dimensions

The petrol Elantra (MT) will deliver an economy figure of 14.6 kmpl, while the diesel MT will deliver 22.4 kmpl. The Elantra will get two driving modes: Eco and Sport.

The sixth-gen Elantra measures 4570mm in length, 1800mm in width, 1450mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2700mm. The car also has a decent ground clearance of 170 mm, with a turning radius of 5.3-metres. The sedan will have a fuel tank capacity of 50-litres and boot space of 458 litres.

The new Elantra will be offered in five variants: S, SX, SX AT, SX (O), SX (O) AT. The same will be available in both engine options.

The car will features LED tail-lights, LED DRLs, 16-inch alloy wheels, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control, dual-zone climate control and electric seats.

The Elantra will be available in the following color options – Blue, Red, Black, Silver and White.

Hyundai India will also offer a 3 year/unlimited kilometers warranty as standard.

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Bookings & Price

Some Hyundai dealers have started accepting bookings for the car at Rs 25,000 for all the variants.

Hyundai will be officially announcing prices of the new Elantra on 23rd August, but we can expect the car to be priced in the range of Rs. 12-20 lakhs.

The new Gen Elantra will compete with the likes of facelifted Toyota Corolla Altis (launch in 2017), new Chevrolet Cruze, Skoda Octavia, Renault Fluence and upcoming new 10th Gen Honda Civic.

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