After a series of teasers revealing details, we can finally put a face to the new Hyundai Elantra , or rather, the Hyundai Avante, that’s how the name of this sedan in the Korean market. Along with this first batch of photos, Hyundai has unveiled the first data model, ahead of their arrival in Europe may differ slightly, just as some aesthetic or equipment details.
This new generation of Hyundai Elantra adopts a more modern design, in line with the latest brand arrivals, like the Hyundai Tucson. A grill of larger and more defined lines with sharp angles get to give this sedan 4.57 meters a greater bearing. Increased slightly in all dimensions, except in the battle that is still 2.7 meters.
The Korean Hyundai Elantra will be offered with an engine 136 hp 1.6 diesel , with possibility of automatic manual six relationships or double-clutch seven. This means that Europe could reach with this engine, improving sales of the Elantra range currently sold only with petrol engines. 1.6 GDi 132 horses is the easiest option gasoline, located below 2.0 149 horses. In the Korean market a 1.6 adapted to run on LPG that develops 120 horsepower will also be offered.
In terms of equipment also takes a step forward with the incorporation of more comfort and safety technologies . So you can equip power driver seat with memories, tailgate with automatic opening by detecting the presence of the key, automatic emergency braking, lights short-long automatic detector dead corners and cross traffic alert, among other things. Among the Hyundai Avante for South Korea to Europe and the Elantra could be important differences in equipment.
Sales forecasts for Hyundai are 50,000 units of the Avante in Korea this year, while in 2016 expected to reach 700,000 units , with 590,000 of them for export.
Source – Hyundai
From 19,390 euro
Now since 17,147 euro
Article The new Hyundai Elantra Avante debut in Korea and has been originally published in Current Motor.