Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Or Login with

Sign In with google

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
+91
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password
Ad

Hyundai to launch the 2016 Elantra in India on August 23

August 10, 2016, 11:53 AM IST by Ninad Ambre
Hyundai to launch the 2016 Elantra in India on August 23

Hyundai is all set to launch the 2016 Elantra in the Indian market on August 23, 2016. This is the new-generation Elantra that made its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The company showcased the car's new design language as well as the updated interior at its global debut. Overall, Hyundai has continued to borrow design cues from the current model of the Elantra, while sticking to their Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language. The new Elantra sports sleeker and lower headlamps, a large hexagonal chrome grille (like the Genesis), DRLs and boomerang-shaped fog lamp cluster. The rear shows the new tail lamps integrated with LED units. A steeper C-Pillar has resulted in the roofline smoothly flowing into the boot. 

The car's interior also displays the company's futuristic design approach, while being equipped with the latest equipment and accessories. The cabin features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay paired with a touchscreen infotainment system connected to eight speakers. Then there is satellite navigation and a reversing camera, depending on the variant one chooses. The standard safety features include traction Control, ABS, electronic stability Control, vehicle stability management, tyre pressure monitoring system, and driver’s knee airbag. The optional features include Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist.

2016 Hyundai Elantra

The new Elantra is expected to be offered with the 2.0-litre petrol mill (147bhp, 178Nm) and the 1.6-litre turbocharged diesel engine (126bhp, 260Nm). Both these petrol and diesel engines will be available with the choice of manual and automatic transmissions. There is also the probability of the introduction of the new dual-clutch seven-speed self-shifting option.

The most important change in the Elantra is the new platform that is expected to further improve the ride and handling. This next-gen Elantra measures 20mm longer and 25mm wider than the present model. It is not only lighter, but also has a stiffer body structure thanks to the usage of Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS). With 53 per cent more high-strength steel in comparison to the 21 per cent in the outgoing model, Hyundai has stepped up the Elantra's safety.

The test mules of the upcoming sedan were spotted testing in India several times before. Now, the time has come for Hyundai to launch the new sedan for the Indian market. This also means that the Toyota Corolla Altis, Skoda Octavia and the upcoming Chevrolet Cruze will have a new competitor in our country.

Tags:Hyundai,hyundai elantra,elantra
Show CommentsHide Comments
Ad
  • Upcoming Cars

Hyundai Kona EVHyundai Kona EV

9th Jul 2019

25L - ₹ 30L
MG HectorMG Hector

Jun 2019

18L - ₹ 23L
Renault TriberRenault Triber

Aug 2019

5L - ₹ 7L
Kia SeltosKia Seltos

Oct 2019

14L - ₹ 20L
Volkswagen Next Generation VentoVolkswagen Next Generation Vento

Jul 2019

8L - ₹ 14L
All Upcoming Cars
Ad
MG Hector

Price Reveal In:

  • 00DAYS
  • 00HRS
  • 00MINS
Know More

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in