Hyundai has officially revealed the all new 2021 Elantra and Elantra Hybrid for the international market. It is the seventh generation Hyundai Elantra model.
Hyundai has managed to redesign the 2021 Elantra and has made is possible to deliver a compact -sedan segment based on new generation platform. The new Elantra has been offered with a striking design and advanced features and hybrid model is said to offer 50mpg combined.
The 2021 Elantra Hybrid will feature 1.6 litre GDI Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine. Elantra Hybrid’s permanent-magnet electric motor delivers 32 kW powered by a lithium-ion polymer battery with 1.32 kWh of capacity positioned under the rear seats. The 1.6-liter GDI engine combined with the electric motor in Elantra Hybrid delivers a total of 139 horsepower and up to 195 lb-ft of torque. The SE, SEL and the limited is powered by a 2.0 l MPI Atkinson Cycle engine which generates 147 HP @6200 rpm and peak torqueof 178 NM @ 4500 rpm.
The overall shape, aggressively angular side surfacing, and modern-looking headlights and taillights, the new Elantra looks compelling. It’s now one of the largest sedans in the compact segment, as it’s 2.2 inches longer, 1 inch wider, and has an 0.8 inch longer wheelbase than the previous model.
The Elantra has an impressive offering of class-above technology features. Several driver-assistance features are standard including forward-collision warning, lane-keep assist, and automatic high-beams. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard besides that smartphones can be pair wirelessly
The base models come equipped with an 8.0-inch touchscreen, with standard wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto – a first for the segment. Upgraded models get a larger 10.3-inch touchscreen that pairs with an identically sized digital gauge cluster. The two displays sit under one piece of glass, feature multiple configurations. This design is a huge departure from the current car, and it looks more modern than any of its competitors. Stay tuned to get more info.