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New Hyundai Elantra spied inside out, launch 23rd August

New Hyundai Elantra spied (2)

The next generation Hyundai Elantra sedan will be launched in India on 23rd August.

Hyundai India is getting ready to launch their first new car this year, the next generation Hyundai Elantra. Currently being tested in India, the car was spied inside out recently.

Exteriors of the new Elantra boast of increased dimensions with design changes that include a redesigned hexagonal front grille, swept back headlamps and wrap around tail lamps.

New Hyundai Elantra spied (1)

Sides get modified with electronically adjustable rear view mirrors and new alloy wheels. Interiors receive more space and a host of new infotainment features such as an 8” display with navigation, a redesigned console and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity.

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2016 Hyundai Elantra in India will come in powered by 2.0 MPI and 1.6 VGT engines. The 2.0 MPI is a 2.0 liter four cylinder petrol engine offering 149 PS peak power and 183 Nm peak torque while the 1.6 VGT is a four cylinder diesel engine capable of 136 PS power and 306 Nm torque. Both engines will be mated to 6 speed manual, 6 speed automatic and 7 speed dual clutch automatic transmission options.

2016 Hyundai Elantra will compete against the Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Corolla, and Skoda Octavia on its successful launch in the country later this month. It is expected to be priced between INR 16 lakhs to INR 18 lakhs.


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