2016 Hyundai Elantra Bookings Started

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The South Korean automaker, is taking all the necessary steps to boost the market share of its upcoming C-segment sedan. Few days back the automaker postponed the launch of Hyundai Tucson so that the sales of Elantra does not get hampered and now manufacturer has started the bookings of 2016 Elantra before its official launch. Dealers across the nation have started accepting 2016 Hyundai Elantra Bookings for a deposit of INR 25,000. Expected to be launched in early September, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra is expected to be manufactured at Hyundai’s factory in Chennai.

2016 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra 2016

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The sedan has been spotted while testing several times and it is clear that the car has taken the fluidic design concept to the next level. 2016 Elantra is 20 mm longer and 25 mm wider than the current version, measuring 4610 mm in length, 1800 mm in width and 1450 mm in height. The wheelbase has been kept the same and measure 2700 mm. The sixth generation of the sedan flaunts a bolder hexagonal front grille, boomerang shaped air intakes, LED fog lamps and swept back headlamps, which is quite similar to the existing version.

2016 Hyundai Elantra
Elantra Side Profile

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The side profile is also quite similar to the the existing version, the only difference is the prominent character lines. The cabin has been designed to give a sporty feel, which is quite prominent from the black dashboard with chrome finish, multi function steering wheel and black leather seats. Under the hood, 2016 Hyundai Elantra will feature 2.0-litre MPI 4-cylinder petrol engine with 149 PS maximum power and 183 Nm peak torque. The 1.6-litre 4-cylinder CRDi VGT diesel engine is also in the lineup which delivers a maximum power of 136 PS and 306 Nm peak torque.

2016 Hyundai Elantra Bookings
Elantra Rear Profile

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Speculations of 2.0-litre diesel engine is also their in the market but, we have to wait till the car gets officially launched in the market. Let’s see how many 2016 Hyundai Elantra Bookings does the company get and how well it compete with the likes of Chevrolet Cruze, Toyota Corolla Altis, and Skoda Octavia.

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