Hyundai’s new 6th gen Elantra launched at Rs 12.99 lakh

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2016 20:16 IST
The all new 2016 Hyundai Elantra was launched in New Delhi on Tuesday in a 1.6-litre diesel engine and a 2.0-litre petrol motor, both with automatic transmissions too. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) on Tuesday launched all new sixth generation of its premium sedan Elantra at an introductory price starting Rs 12.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

While the new 2.0 litre petrol variants costs between Rs 12.99 lakh and Rs 17.99 lakh, the 1.6 litre diesel variants are to cost between Rs 14.79 lakh and Rs 19.19 lakh in a Delhi showroom.

The company will stick to the introductory prices till December 2016.

The manual version of Elantra would run 14.59 km in a litre of petrol while the automatic one will go 14.63km.

On the other hand, the manual diesel Elantra would run 22.54 kmpl, while the six-speed diesel automatic version comes with a fuel efficiency of 18.23 kmpl.

The cabin of the Elantra looks elegant with all the modern gadgetary. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

At the launch, Hyundai Motor India MD and CEO YK Koo said, “We already have attained significant market share in the SUV segment. With Elantra we will further strengthen our market share in the country.”

Hyundai currently has a market share of 17.1% of the Indian passenger vehicle segment.

Outlining future roadmap, Koo said: “In order to achieve market leadership in the country we will introduce two advanced products every year.”

The rear sports led tail-lamps wrapping up the fluidic design lines (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Hyundai Motor India contributes 13% of the total global sales of the South Korean automaker, Koo said.

The company has so far sold 11.5 million units of Elantra globally since its launch in 1990.

“The all new Elantra is the global bestseller and has set forth new standards in its every generation,” Koo said.

The model comes with various features like high intensity discharge headlamps, projector fog lamps, glass antenna, voice recognition, among others.


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