Market launch scheduled for August 23.
A 2016 Hyundai Elantra has been photographed at a dealership yard undisguised, ahead of its market launch on August 23. It will launch with both petrol and diesel options spread across five variants reportedly: S, SX, SX AT, SX(O), SX(O) AT.
The Elantra petrol will pack a 2.0L MPI four cylinder engine producing 152 PS and 190 Nm, while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.6 CRDi engine with 128 PS and 265 Nm of torque. A six speed manual gearbox is standard in both variants, while a 6-speed automatic is optional. Its average fuel efficiency is reportedly 22.4 km/L for the diesel MT and 14.6 km/L for the petrol MT.
The exterior will feature projector headlamps, ‘boomerang’ LED daytime running lights, 16-inch alloy rims, LED taillights, shark fin antenna, parking sensors. No changes have been made to the styling of the car, which draws inspiration from Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0.
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The interior is completely black with embellishments of silver and chrome for a premium look, while the styling will look familiar to i20 owners. It comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay support, satellite navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, anti-pinch sunroof and start/stop button.
[Source: Autos Arena]