2016 Hyundai Elantra: Features and Specifications

Posted on: Aug 23, 2016 - 1:10pm IST

The new Elantra is 40 mm longer and 25 mm wider than the outgoing model.

Here are the features and specifications of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra, which is scheduled to go on sale from today. The sixth gen premium sedan is priced between INR 12.99 Lakhs and INR 19.19 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

Hyundai Elantra Dimensions:

2016 Hyundai Elantra side launched in India

  • Length: 4,570 mm
  • Width: 1,800 mm
  • Height: 1,465 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2.700 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 165 mm
  • Fuel Tank: 50 Litres

Hyundai Elantra Engine and Gearbox:

2016 Hyundai Elantra petrol engine launched in India

  • Petrol engine option: 2.0L (1,999 cc) four-cylinder, 16 valve engine with DOHC and Dual VTVT. It produces 152 PS at 6,200 rpm and 19.5 kgm (191.22 Nm) at 4000 rpm. Average fuel efficiency 14.59 km/L for MT and 14.62 km/L for AT (both ARAI-certified).
  • Diesel engine option: 1.6L (1,582 cc) four-cylinder, 16 valve engine with DOHC and VGT. It produces 128 PS at 4000 rpm and 26.5 kgm (260 Nm) between 1,900 rpm – 2,750 rpm. Average fuel efficiency 22.54 km/L for MT and 18.23 km/L for AT (both ARAI-certified).
  • Transmission options: 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic (torque converter) for both petrol and diesel variants

Hyundai Elantra Suspension, Brakes and Tires:

2016 Hyundai Elantra front wing launched in India

  • Front suspension: McPherson struts
  • Rear suspension: Coupled Torsion Beam Axle
  • Shock absorber: Gas type with HRS
  • Front brakes: Ventilated Disc
  • Rear brakes: Ventilated Disc
  • Tires: 205/60 R16

Hyundai Elantra Features:

Safety Features:

  • Driver and passenger airbags
  • Side and curtain airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Rear parking sensors

2016 Hyundai Elantra front three quarter launched in India

Exterior Features:

  • Projector headlamps with HID
  • LED DRLs and positioning lamp
  • LED taillamps
  • Electric sunroof with pinch-guard
  • Projector foglamps
  • Chrome radiator grille
  • Shark-fin antenna
  • 10-spoke alloy wheels with Gun Metal finish

Interior Features:

2016 Hyundai Elantra dashboard launched in India

  • Premium black interior with silver detailing
  • Leather upholstery
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear-knob
  • Door scuff plates
  • 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Front seat ventilation
  • Rear AC vent
  • 8.0-inch touchscreen system with navigation
  • Apple Carplay and Android Auto connectivity
  • 6-speakers

[Note: These features are available in the top-end Hyundai Elantra SX(O) variant.]

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In short, Aravind is a huge petrolhead and an automobile engineer. He is also a massive fan of Ferrari, and loves to collect die-cast models for inspiration.