Koreans, like it or not, absolutely do not plan to cede broad foreign auto industry. In Namyang R&D centre in Seoul September began with the presentation of the updated 2017 Hyundai Elantra
2017 Hyundai Elantra is a strong competitor with modern sedans
2017 Hyundai Elantra new model
Hyundai Avantа – under such name 2017 Hyundai Elantra will be available on sale in South Korea this winter. At about the same time the car will go and show off at auto shows in Los Angeles, and a variant of this sedan that is designed for the European market will appear in the spring in Geneva.
Note that the model was quite popular before the update – sold over ten million copies.
2017 Hyundai Elantra Release date
As reported, dealers will get a car until spring of next year, the price of the car is expected to be slightly more expensive than its predecessor, but has yet to be announced.
Release dete: spring 2016
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2017 Hyundai Elantra redesign
Let’s look at a new body – it is made in the style of a flowing sculpture Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 – appearance stylish, elegant, machine is very similar to the Sonatа model.
2017 Hyundai Elantra front view
Grille is made in the form of a large trapezoid, a very aggressive bumper accepts it with confidence, around the edge of the solid duct boomerangs, small fog lamp, narrow headlamps – very unusual patterns, led daytime lights, stylish optics, lenses luxury.
On the go hood fins, small rear mirror, led line turn signal.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra new body
The hood tilted like many sports cars, interesting frame of the windshield, the roof – dome, rising sill line, beautiful shapely cutouts for the wheel arches, very neat feed.
From the back view, catches the eye narrow dimensions with stylish led patterns, a very small cover in the trunk, a fairly large bumper.The drag coefficient CX of just 0.27 – which means the car just got like a sporty look.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra interior
The interior is made from higher quality and more expensive material – soft plastic with a fancy modern structure, many new decorative items. Just added a modern insulation material – now the driver is very comfortable behind the wheel, he is not concerned about excess noise and vibration.
Style trim panels and the center console is similar to other luxury brand sedans. Steering wheel improved – now it is super informative and has a whole bunch of features.
Stylish front seats with good lateral support, an interesting form of interior decoration and panels, changed placement of climate control, center console, even AT control moved.
For the convenience of the driver again the screen multimedia system deployed at 7 degrees to the driver.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra Accessories and equipment
The new sedan is equipped with electric adjustment driver’s seat with memory; the car is worth the premium audio system Harman on eight speakers. There is an auto opening tailgate, the multimedia system has an eight-inch sensor screen.
The climate control has two zones, the sensor response to the rain and light, auto braking and emergency stop at speeds ranging from ten kilometers per hour.
As on all modern cars – the system of monitoring of blind zones, the marking lines.
Electric power steering, auto light switch, all kinds of camera, Parktronic, Keyless access to the salon, engine start button, electric sunroof, heated steering wheel and front seats.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra dimensions
length is 4570 mm:
width – 1800 mm;
height – 1440 mm;
wheelbase – 2700 mm.
2017 Hyundai Elantra specs and engine
Restyled version has a MacPherson strut independent front suspension, rear suspension semi – torsion beam. Installed new, stronger shock absorbers and coil springs, disc brakes on both axles, AV, ЕBD. ER, VSМ.
To the choice of the future owners of the Elantra are offered three engines:
Petrol 1, 6-liter GDi, 132 HP, 160 Nm, 6 manual transmission (6 automatic transmission), acceleration to 100 km / h with about 11 sec, max. speed is 200 kilometers per hour.
Gasoline 2, 0 liter Nu Mr the Atkinson cycle, 149 HP, 179 Nm, 6 manual transmission (6 automatic transmission)
Diesel engine 1, 6 liter VGТ turbo, 136 HP, 300 Nm, box – robot 7 DCT with two disks of the clutch.
In addition a hybrid version of the sedan is expected.
Manufacturers claim that the car now confidently stand in the line of C class and will compete with such cars as Fоrd Focus, Hоnda Civic, Mazdа 3, Vоlkswagen Jetta. Koreans believe that the car smashed a huge print run almost immediately after being admitted to public sale, year sales quotas are huge.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra price
Estimated starting price is expected to be at $18 000 – $19 000.