One of the coolest looking sedans out there is the Hyundai Elantra. The car with its fluidic design looks super-premium and eye-catching. The current generation has already received a facelift once and this car looks more than that. The mean new design and cool fascia really set the car apart from the previous facelift. The Hyundai Elantra 2019 will be a great car to wait for and will be launched soon. The car is also said to become 75% safer.
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Launch
The car will be launched around the same time as it’s an upcoming rival, the Honda Civic. The Hyundai Elantra will be launched in October 2019. The Launch is scheduled on 3rd of October. The company has confirmed the launch.
|Hyundai Elantra||Launching in October 2019|
Hyundai Elantra Price
The Elantra 2019 is going to be priced aggressively looking at its rivals, the Altis, Octavia and upcoming Honda Civic. The car will undercut the Honda Civic. The Hyundai will try and position itself as the value for money product.
|Hyundai Elantra 2019||Price (On-road)|
|Base variant||Rs 15 lakhs|
|Top Variant||Rs 22 lakhs|
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Hyundai Elantra 2019 Top 5 things to know
Powering the new Hyundai Elantra 2019 is a BS6-compliant 2.0-litre Nu petrol engine that makes 152 PS and 192 Nm of torque. The engine is offered with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options. This is an advance engine and we are expecting it to trickle down in some other premium Hyundai cars. The BS6 nature of the vehicle makes it more environment-friendly too.
LED Quad Projector headlamps
The LED quad projector headlamps make the car feel complete. The quad setup improves the spread while keeping the intensity constant. The daytime running lights of the vehicle are also LED. This keeps the uses of premium material constant. The headlamps also have a sharp outline. This merges into the vehicle while at the same time have their own definition as such.
Smart open boot
The smart boot of the vehicle is a convenience feature when you are traveling along. The vehicle has a feature where the boot will open if you wave your leg under. This works with the proximity key. This allows opening the boot without the use of hands.
Wireless phone charging
This a segment-first feature. As phones with wireless charging are being introduced there is a higher need for wireless chargers. This charges the phone faster and is hassle-free. One can charge the vehicle easily on the go by just placing their phone on the charging pad. Another biggest advantage is that if the vehicle is being used for daily commute to office then this will be very useful as it can charge the phone as well as keep the phone off your hands while driving.
The use of the ventilated seats will be a great feature in the vehicle. Ventilated seat, what it does is that it cools or heats the seats according to the set temperature. One small disadvantage of this is that adding seat covers won’t remain an option
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Launch Video
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Spy Shots
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Ride and Handling
The handling of the Elantra will be proper comfortable and plush. The vehicle will be smooth and easy to handle. The steering will have proper feedback and driving it at high speed will be a fun task. The suspension setup will be soft yet the high-speed stability will not be compromised. This vehicle has been spotted a few times while testing on the roads. The Elantra is a car that will be used mostly by corporate executives. This car can be a daily drive to office car. The comfort and the fit finish and feel of this vehicle will be up to the mark.
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Features
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Indian English based interactive Voice Recognition services that help you in interacting with the infotainment system with your voice. With Natural Language Understanding in place, you don’t need to remember the commands to interact with your infotainment system. The AI system also is integrated with the blue link system. This allows the car to have certain features.
- Remote Engine Start/Stop
- Remote Climate Control
- Remote Door Lock/Unlock
- Remote Horn Honk & Light
- Remote Vehicle Status
- Find My Car
- Share My Car
All the these give ease of access.
User can set a location boundary of where his car should be driven. If the vehicle location violates the user set boundary, an alert will be sent immediately to the user. Geo-fencing allows the vehicle to keep the car safe and lend it to people carefree.
Time Fencing Alert
User can set a limitation of time during which his car should be driven. If the vehicle is driven during the set time, the user will get an alert of time fencing violation.
Monitor how the valet driver is driving the car by setting conditions (speed, boundary and idle time). User will get a notification if the valet driver violates any of the set conditions.
Hyundai Elantra Colours
- Sleek Silver
- Red Passion
- Polar White
- Phantom Black
- Marina Blue
This year Sunset orange is expected this year with the facelifted version of the Elantra. This colour has been an exclusive colour in the Hyundai line up and will be a great idea to introduce in this premium sedan. The existing colours are good and premium which make the vehicle apt for business class.
Hyundai Elantra Design
The whole design feels like it has become sharper and pointy. There is a visual edge to every element on this car. The attention to detail is also seen in every element. There is a very slight resemblance in the headlights with the Lexus LFA. The lines on the car seem to emerge and merge in the body in a very sharp manner.
The design of this car will see a departure from the fluidic design that Hyundai is known for recently. The most obvious change to the Hyundai Elantra 2019 is the new fascia with LED DRLs, a new hood design, new fenders and also a new front grille that is very Lexus. At the back, the Elantra gets a revised bumper and new taillights. The chrome strip has been replaced with the name ‘Elantra’ written across the back. The new changes to the exterior have made the sedan more dynamic in the way it looks while the single streak look is very elegant to look at. The boot-lid has also received changes with the number plate now positioned on the bumper.
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Interior
The car will continue to receive the existing features it boasts. This was one of the first cars to come with ventilated seats. The Hyundai Elantra now comes with a new infotainment system. A new 8.0-inch touchscreen which has everything from Android Auto to Apple Car Play to even wireless charging for your smartphones is now offered. However, this only for the top of the line Elantra, while the lower models will get the same 7.0-inch unit from the other Hyundai’s. The car gets a new steering wheel. The air vents seem to be the only things that are carried over from the previous car. The center console is slightly tilted towards the driver’s side. This enhances the sporty feel. The interiors feel plush and meet the nature of the car. The seats have a good underthigh support.
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Engine
The Hyundai Elantra 2019 will be powered by a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine, a 1.4-litre turbo four-cylinder and a 1.6-litre turbo four-cylinder diesel engines. These engines will churn out 147 bhp, 128 bhp and 201 bhp respectively. The diesel will be the torque king with 320nm of torque. The Octavia will finally have something to worry about. The company will offer a 6-speed automatic, a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic and an option of 6-speed manual or the 7-speed dual-clutch for the sports version of the 2019 Elantra. This engine will be a BS6 compliant engine. The car will get a 10% bump in the price because of this new engine. The engine of the car is powerful as well as tractable with 320 nm of torque
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Variants
Hyundai Elantra SX(O)
Building on the SX trim, the fully loaded Elantra will get:
- Tyre pressure monitoring system
- LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs
- Wireless phone charger
- 10-way power adjust for driver’s seat
- Front seat ventilation
- Front parking sensors
- Leather upholstery
Hyundai Elantra SX
In addition to the equipment on the S trim, the SX will also pack in the following
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation
- Hyundai BlueLink connectivity features
- Infinity sound system
- Rearview camera
- Auto headlamps
- Vehicle stability management
- Hill-start assist
- Electric sunroof
- Power folding wing mirrors
- Dual-zone climate control
- Drive modes (AT only)
- Cruise control
- Keyless entry and go
- Hands-free tailgate opening
Hyundai Elantra 2019 Mileage
The Hyundai Elantra is a vehicle that has a premium feel to it. Most users of this vehicle won’t even notice the fuel economy of this car. Even on this term the car manufacturers of this vehicle surprisingly gives a mileage of 18 km/l.
Hyundai Elantra Competition
The Hyundai Elantra 2019 will compete with the upcoming Altis, Honda Civic and the Skoda Octavia. This car falls in the premium sedan segment. This segment has seen a lot of launches this year. The facelifted version of the Honda Civic has already created a wave in the market. The Elantra will face some serious competition from this car.