Auto giant Hyundai has decided to re-enter the premium sedan segment after five years with its all new Elantra. Also known as the i40, the new Elantra has Hyundai’s new fluidic design language. The new Elantra is no doubt a good looking car and is based on the success of the Verna in the Indian market.
It is highly expected that new ELantra will also be a huge success. Apart from its great looks, the new Elantra comes pre loaded with equipments like a touch screen infotainment system, with sat-nav and Bluetooth, ventilated front seats, heated door mirrors and steering wheels, electric front seats with driver’s seat memory function, leather upholstery, keyless entry, start/stop function, front and rear parking sensors, automatic hill hold function and panoramic roof.
The India bound models are likely to sport two power mills, a 1.8 litre petrol engine with the capacity of 150PS of power and 177Nm of torque and a 1.8 litre common rail diesel engine. Some of saety features of the new Elantra include Electronic Stability Program, seven airbags, anti lock Braking System, driver’s knee bag. The Elantra is expected to hit the showrooms in Indian between September and November 2012 and is expected to be priced between Rs. 13 Lakh to Rs. 16 lakh.