South Korean Automakers Hyundai is not only limited to being of the largest brands in Asia but it is also giving the European Giants a run for their money. Hyundai have top quality vehicles in every segment, from economic family cars to luxury cars. The Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan which has been in production since 1990. It was introduced as a replacement for the Hyundai Stellar.
Currently it is in its sixth generation of production which started with the 2015 model. It is also marketed as the Hyundai Lantra in Australia and some other European Markets. The 2017 version of Elantra was recently introduced in the LA Auto Show. It was widely appreciated because of its futuristic design and excellent styling. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is expected to be much more advanced than its predecessors.
2017 Hyundai Elantra – Body Styles Changes and other Options
Even though the Korean Manufacturers often come up with unique design for their vehicles the Elantra follows a more traditional design. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra like all previous versions would look like a like a typical compact sedan. The front portion would have a large Hexagonal grille with narrow slits. Company logo would be towards the top of the grille. It would also be accompanied by narrow headlights on the both sides. Fog lights would have unique longitudinal shape. Not much detail is available on the interior design of this 2017 Hyundai Elantra.
Level of comfort and luxury would increase as you go up in trim levels. Some crucial technological features, gadgets, etc. are implemented inside like- infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, Navigation system, hands free calling, USB ports, WiFi, seat belts, air bags, Cruise control, center console touch screen display, etc.
2017 Hyundai Elantra – Engine System
Sedans have always been the most favored cars worldwide as it can act as family and personal vehicle. Hyundai will keep up its world class sedan line-up all new 2017 Hyundai Elantra. Engineers are pressurized by this that customers expect a lot from Elantra’s drivetrain. For the SE and Limited edition base engine provided would be a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine that would generate 147 hp and nearly 132 lb-ft of torque. It would come equipped with a six speed automatic transmission gear box.
According to the company it would give 29 mpg in city roads and nearly 38 mpg in highways. The Elantra Eco would come equipped with another choice of a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This one would generate a decent 128 horsepower with a stunning 156 lb-ft of torque. It would also be equipped with a seven dual clutch gearbox. It would give a good fuel economy of 37 mpg (city/highway combined). The 2017 Elantra also scores pretty well in terms of Safety features.
2017 Hyundai Elantra – Price and Release Date
Hyundai hasn’t provided any official info about neither starting price nor exact release date. Experts hope that by this year’s end, this Hyundai Elantra 2017 may be seen all around. Its base price range can start from about $18,000 to $22,500.