To lock the horns with cars such as Toyota Corolla Altis, Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Jetta and Chevrolet Cruze, the next generation Hyundai Elantra is all set to be showcased in the showroom by September this year. In order to lay down its rivals on the road, the upcoming model is coming with following two powertrain- 2.0-litre four cylinder petrol motor and 1.6-litre diesel engine. Where the former is good for 149 Bhp of power, the later is tuned to fire out 136 Bhp that is slightly 8 hp higher than the current one.
The transmission duties are going to be taken care of by a six speed manual and automatic as well for both the engines. Reportedly, the South Korean automaker is also planning to offer another petrol engine option with higher trims that will also be integrated with a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox unit.
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If the media reports can be believed, the 2016 Elantra will ditch the current Hyundai’s Fluidic design and bring out some new or advanced design philosophy. By the earlier spy shots, it gets new front fascia that is adorned with larger hexagonal grille, projector headlamps and much more. Besides, it stands on a set of 16-inch alloy wheels. Moreover, it has also grown with all its length, width, but slightly decreased in height.
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Some of the regular features like touchscreen infotainment system, climate control, electrically adjustable driver seat, etc would be there along with some new as well as redesigned stuff. Overall, the D-segment sedan will be launched as an updated version instead of a new avatar. Those who are looking forward to buying this car can ready to spend around INR 25 Lakhs to INR 30 Lakhs Ex-showroom.
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