2016 Hyundai Elantra: All You Need To Know

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The premium quotient bar has been raised higher with the launch of the Hyundai Elantra. In a country where SUV is the name of the game, Hyundai is going premium with a sedan.

Read about the All-New-Elantra from Hyundai.


Since the Hyundai Elantra is a premium sedan, let us look at the features in detail. On the exterior, the new Elantra is equipped with High-Intensity Discharge (HID) a new for the Elantra, LED daytime running lights with positioning lamps, first-in-segment Welcome function with Door Pocket light.

The interiors are luxurious and premium with the silver detailing creates a good pattern of convenience and luxury. From the cruise control, the tilt and telescopic steering wheel, electric sunroof, front ventilated seats, rear AC vents, aluminium pedals and more round up the luxurious features inside the new Elantra from Hyundai.

A new feature seen on the Hyundai Elantra called the Smart Trunk, a first-in-segment that automatically unlocks and pops out when you stand within three feet behind the vehicle with your smart key for more than 3 seconds. So if you are carrying your groceries bag and unable to open, this feature helps with your convenience.


The new generation Hyundai Elantra is developed with 53 percent of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS), which is 22 percent increase from the previous model.

Hyundai has equipped the new Elantra with six airbags, with dual airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across variants. Also, seen are the Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM); which Hyundai claims it as best-in-class.

Apart from that, you have the parking assistance through reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines, sensors for the reverse parking. Speed sensing door lock or impact sensing door lock make up the safety features of the Hyundai Elantra.

Engine Specifications & Gearbox

Hyundai is offering the Elantra with the choice of petrol or a diesel powertrain. The petrol unit is a 2.0-litre Mpi which churns out 150bhp and 192Nm of torque. The diesel unit is a 1.6-litre CRDi unit seen in the Creta develops 126bhp of power and 251Nm of torque.

Both the engine formats come mated with the choice of 6-speed manual or an automatic gearbox. Also, seen is the 'Drive Mode select' feature which gives you the option to drive either on the Eco mode or the Sports mode.

As for the mileage, the petrol mill with manual gearbox provides 14.59kmpl and automatic with 14.62kmpl, as for the diesel unit, the manual gearbox provides 22.54kmpl and the AT provides 18.23kmpl as per ARAI certified figures.



Manual Gearbox

  • S - Rs. 12,99,000
  • SX - Rs. 14,79,000
  • SX(O) - 16,59,000

Automatic Gearbox

  • SX - 15,89,000
  • SX(O) - 17,99,000


Manual Gearbox

  • S - Rs. 14,79,000
  • SX - Rs. 16,39,000
  • SX(O) - Rs. 17,69,000

Automatic Gearbox

  • SX(O) - 19,19,000

*Note - All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi)

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Story first published: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 17:58 [IST]
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