The latest sixth-generation Hyundai Elantra that was just launched six weeks back in August has registered over 1100 bookings already. The Korean manufacturer also announced that it has received over 18,000 enquiries for the car. These numbers are impressive for a mid-size sedan that cost upward of Rs 12 lakh.
Commenting on this achievement, Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, Hyundai India said, “We are overwhelmed with the positive customer response and strong appreciation to the All New Elantra, making it a huge success in India. Hyundai’s All New Elantra has taken the pole position as a trendsetter in the industry by creating a new benchmark on Prestige in the segment.”
The third-gen Hyundai Elantra was first introduced in India in 2004. Since then, the company has come a long in establishing brand value in the Indian market by churning out successful products like Creta, i20, Verna etc.
The new Hyundai Elantra is offered with two engine options- a 1.6-litre diesel engine that makes 128PS of max power and 259Nm of peak torque, and a 2.0-litre four-pot engine that churns out 152PS on max power and 192Nm of peak torque. Both the engines can be had with a 6-speed manual or an automatic gearbox. The Elantra sports chic styling that incorporates fluidic design language. The company says that the sixth-gen Elantra is constructed using 53 percent Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS).
As is the case with latest Hyundai cars, the Elantra is also loaded with features like- sunroof, side and curtain airbags, front ventilated seats, speed sensing auto door lock, ABS and EBD as standard, electronic stability control, hill-start assist and rear parking sensor. And not to miss, the variants above SX will come with touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.