The 2016 Hyundai Elantra has been launched in India, priced from Rs. 12.99 lakhs. The sixth-generation Hyundai Elantra is available in 9 variants.

2016 Hyundai Elantra Launch
The sixth generation Hyundai Elantra has been launched in India

Hyundai has launched the sixth-generation Elantra in India priced between Rs. 12.99 to 19.10 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Underpinned by a completely new vehicle platform, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra gets the fluidic 2.0 design with a best in class drag co-efficient of 0.29. The company has vastly improved the vehicle, giving it a slew of features along with updated safety equipment.

On the outside, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra gets HID headlights with LED DRLs, projector fog lamps, 16-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, shark fin antenna, split type LED tail lamps and a first in segment welcome function with door pocket light. The interior is all new with a driver centric horizontal crash pad layout. The 3.5-inch mono TFT-LCD cluster offers a slew of information while voice recognition has been added to the car. The 8.0-inch HD touch-screen infotainment system is equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra carries forward all the features of the outgoing model like the front ventilated seats, auto cruise control, dual-zone climate control, aluminium pedals, electro-chromic mirror, rear AC vents, push button engine start/stop while an electric sunroof is now part of the equipment list. There is also a ‘Smart Trunk’ feature wherein standing behind the vehicle with the key for 3 seconds results in the boot opening automatically.

On the safety front, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra gets ABS, EBD, 6 airbags, reverse parking camera with sensors, ESC, HAC and best in class VSM (Vehicle Stability Management). Hyundai has worked on the underpinnings of the all new Elantra which gets a 53% advanced high strength steel structure, the company claims improved ride comfort and precise handling. The Korean firm states that the new Elantra is a driver’s car.

Hyundai is offering the 2016 Elantra with a new 2.0-litre petrol engine and the same 1.6-litre diesel powerplant, paired to both 6-speed manual and automatic transmission options. The engines get a ‘Drive Mode’ with Eco and Sport options. The 6-speed petrol automatic is the second generation unit, thus the AT model is more frugal than the manual.

Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) and special loyalty program have been introduced on the 2016 Elantra, the former gives 3-years, unlimited kms warranty, free maintenance for 3-years/30,000 kms, 3 times updates on ‘Map Care’, 3 times customer ‘Home Visit’ and 3 years roadside assistance. The loyalty program gives Hyundai customers an additional 4th year warranty. The all new Elantra is available in 5 colours and 9 variants.

2016 Hyundai Elantra Dimensions

– 4570 mm long, 1800 mm wide and 1465 mm tall
– Wheelbase of 2700 mm
– Ground clearance of 165 mm
– 205/60/R16 Silica tyres

2016 Hyundai Elantra Engines

– Nu 2.0 MPI Petrol – 1999cc, 152 PS @ 6200 RPM, 192 Nm @ 4000 RPM
– VGT 1.6 CRDi Diesel – 1582cc, 128 PS @ 4000 RPM, 260 Nm @ 1900 – 2750 RPM

2016 Hyundai Elantra Mileage

– Hyundai Elantra Petrol Manual – 14.59 km/l
– Hyundai Elantra Petrol Automatic – 14.62 km/l
– Hyundai Elantra Diesel Manual – 22.54 km/l (segment best)
– Hyundai Elantra Diesel Automatic – 18.23 km/l

* all mileage numbers are ARAI certified

2016 Hyundai Elantra Price

Hyundai Elantra Petrol Price

– S MT – 12.99 lakhs
– SX MT – 14.79 lakhs
– SX AT – 15.89 lakhs
– SX (O) MT – 16.59 lakhs
– SX (O) AT – 17.99 lakhs

Hyundai Elantra Diesel Price

– S MT – 14.79 lakhs
– SX MT – 16.39 lakhs
– SX (O) MT – 17.69 lakhs
– SX (O) AT – 19.19 lakhs

* all prices are introductory ex-showroom Delhi

2016 Hyundai Elantra Engine
The 2016 Hyundai Elantra is offered with petrol and diesel engines
2016 Hyundai Elantra Dashboard
The 8-inch touch-screen gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
2016 Hyundai Elantra Mileage
The diesel Hyundai Elantra manual has the best in class mileage
2016 Hyundai Elantra Interior
This loaded D-segment sedan gets even more equipment now
2016 Hyundai Elantra Rear Seat
Hyundai has improved comfort on the all new model
2016 Hyundai Elantra Boot
2016 Hyundai Elantra has a smart release function for the boot
2016 Hyundai Elantra India
Hyundai claims the 2016 model is the best Elantra ever made
2016 Hyundai Elantra Price
The sixth generation Hyundai Elantra has been given an introductory price