2017 Hyundai Elantra

Tuesday, January 12th 2016. | Hyundai

as a new generation, 2017 Hyundai Elantra will features updated connectivity and safety technology. This car will get several modifications for better appearance in both exterior and interior sides and quality performance under the hood. Overall, the major changes for 2017 Elantra will make this vehicle aerodynamic than other vehicles in its class.

2017 Elantra Front Angle

Design

The exterior design of new Hyundai Elantra inspired from new Sonata sedan. The bodyweight will be lighter because there is a high-strength steel material on the bodywork. The dimension will be enhanced is is 0.8 inches longer at 179.9 inches and an inch wider at width of 70.9 inches. 2017 Hyundai Elantra will be equipped with the hexagonal grille with HID headlights. There are also vertical LED daytime running lights. The front area will be also completed with front-wheel air curtains. It will direct airflow around the wheels to improve airflow and therefore its fuel efficiency. The underbody covers will have a rear decklid shape and an under spoiler on the rear fascia. Meanwhile, the coefficient of drag will achieve 0.27. The C-pillar of new Elantra will be similar with the Genesis. The rear end will be completed with new LED taillights. As the alternative, there will be available the sides feature LED door-handle approach lights. The alloy wheels will come 17 inches.

The cabin will accommodate five passengers. The seats will be the comfortable leather upholstery. There are heated front and rear seats to enhance convenience. A memory setting feature will complete the driver’s seat and the side mirrors. 2017 Hyundai Elantra will also have automatic climate control with an auto defogging system, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, and Hyundai’s Bluelink telematics for Apple Watches and Android Wear. For the safety features will offer ABS with pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, automatic high beam, blind-spot monitoring, steerable adaptive lighting, and adaptive cruise control.

Engine

There are two different unit systems under the hood of new Hyundai Elantra. There is a 2.0 liter Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine, which put 147 horsepower at 6.200 rpm and 132 pounds feet of torque at 4.500 rpm for the SE and Limited trims. In this segment, this engine features a multi-port injection port. The engine will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. By using the engine, 2017 Hyundai Elantra will reach better fuel consumption around 29 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway, and 33 mpg combined. However, for the SE trim, the manufacturer also offers a 6-speed manual transmission. Next, there will be available a 1.4 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder unit. It will produce 128 horsepower at 5.500 rpm and 156 pounds feet of torque at 1.400 rpm up to 3.7000 rpm. This engine will be combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Possibility this vehicle will reach 55 mpg fuel economy on combined drives.

Price and Release Date

Based on the rumor, 2017 Hyundai Elantra will be released in 2016. Then the base price will start from $18.000.