Manufacturers Hyundai are in the process of dismantling the range. As part of this, facelift versions and newer versions of various models were introduced in the market. A few more models will hit the market in the coming years. Hyundai has revealed that the new generation Elantra will arrive in India next year as a continuation of this.
It will be sold as a premium offer from the brand along with the recently launched Tucson SUV, but the model will be positioned above the SUV in the lineup. Design language will be the features of the new generation. Globally, the Elantra offers only petrol engines. The diesel engine is also expected to be available in the Indian market. The new version will run on the same engine options provided in the current BS VI version.
Once launched, the model will compete with sedans such as the Skoda Octavia and Honda Civic. However, the company did not reveal the exact details of the vehicle's presentation. Until the end of this year, the Hyundai Elantra and Honda Civic will be the only global compact sedans available in our market. In early 2021, Skoda will launch the latest Octavia in the country, which was launched last November. Hyundai Elantra is the first connected premium sedan in India. Initially, the vehicle was powered by a petrol engine. But the next day Hyundai presented the Elantra with a diesel engine.
The 2.0 liter four cylinder petrol engine produces 150 bhp and 192 Nm of torque. The gearbox option is six-speed manual and six-speed automatic. The 1.5 liter diesel engine produces 113 bhp and 250 Nm of torque. The gearbox options are six-speed manual and six-speed torque converter automatic.