Sedan is already on sale in dealerships from R $ 84,990
Hyundai has revealed more details about the new Elantra, one of the attractions of the brand for the Motor Show, which will take place between 10 and 20 November in São Paulo (SP).
The sedan is already being sold in the brand dealerships in three trim versions: Base (R $ 84,990), Special Edition (R $ 103,990) and top (R $ 114,990).
Contrary to what I said earlier, the company now ranks the Elantra as a new generation instead of a restyling – the term had been used in a statement released to the press a few weeks ago.
According to the importer, the sedan using a “new deck” with the largest amount of high and ultra-endurance material (from 20% to 53% of body composition). This increase made the torsional rigidity improved 29.5% and 25.3% in flexural stiffness, according to CAOA.
Already the engine 2.0 flex received a new calibration and had improved its energy efficiency, reducing friction, cooling and ventilation more efficient, quieter operation and improved combustion stability (according to Hyundai)
Fuel consumption improved by 5.8% as well as pollutant emissions, but the power was lower: from 178/169 hp (ethanol / gasoline), she went to 167/157 hp. The torque also decreased: it was 21.5 / 20 mkgf to 20.6 / 19.2 mkgf.
Hyundai says that the automatic six-speed transmission has been improved with a new torque converter and enhanced control logic. Still we could not drive the new car to experience the effects of changes.
According to CAOA, the new Elantra is slightly longer and taller than its predecessor. The internal space for the heads of the occupants increased by 7 millimeters at the front and 4 mm at back, and the shoulders space increased by 5 mm at 12 mm ahead and behind. The manufacturer says that aerodynamics has been improved.
Series, the base input version (R $ 84,990) brings air conditioning, electric exterior mirrors with heating, autopilot, multifunction steering wheel and ISOFIX.
The intermediate version Special Edition (R $ 103,990) adds open the trunk by approximation (dispensing conducting gestures under the vehicle), presence key with engine start button system, media center with GPS, reverse camera, sensors front and rear parking, leather seats with electric adjustment, rain sensor, steering wheel and handle the exchange coated leather, four airbags (side and curtain) and lEDs in the headlights.
The Top version (R $ 114,990) adds assistant for blind spots, xenon headlamps with intelligent adjustment of the light beam, the instrument panel with 4.2-inch screen, airbag for the driver’s knees (a total of seven inflatable bags), dial driving modes, mirrors with electric folding, electric sunroof and stability control.
The Special Edition will be the only version offered in blue. In the other, the color palette follows the pattern of the mark, namely black, silver and white.