New Delhi: Hyundai will soon be reintroducing the withdrawn model – Elantra, from the Indian market with a new design philosophy called ‘Fluidic’. With its launch, the Korean automobile major plans to recapture the lost grounds in the D segment car category. Previously, Hyundai packed a good punch by re-launching Verna Fluidic, which has done well and is popular with buyers.
The car will be installed with a 1.8 litre dual VTVT four cylinder petrol engine or a 1.6 litre CRDI VGT diesel engine with a power-torque combination of 150PS-182Nm and 128PS-265Nm respectively callipered with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission, as desired.
The car is carved out for better curves that highlight the new ‘Fluidic’ lines and makes its presence felt. Since, the car in a D-segment sedan, one can expect comfort and space from the profusely built Elantra. From interior to exterior, the car will provide new tastes in every sphere to attract buyers through neatness, style, consoles and technology.
Hyundai India is likely to launch the car by August. Below are the other features of the new Elantra.
Height adjustable driver seat
Heated rear and front seats
shifter (sliding front center armrest)
Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
Stability and traction control
Active front head restraints
Antilock disc brakes
Front seat and side curtain airbags
Rearview camera and navigation system with real-time weather and traffic information
Active Eco System, which alters transmission and engine parameters to make the car more fuel efficient
Touch screen infortainment interface - iPod USB audio with auxiliary audio jack, CD player & satellite radio with audio controls mounted on steering wheel
Acceleration (0- 100 kmph): 13.5 seconds
Top speed: 195 kmph
Price: Between 13 to 16 lakh