The upcoming facelift of the Hyundai Elantra will carry subtle changes to the interiors and will get revamped design change to the exteriors. Feature-wise it is expected to be more or less the same.
Hyundai has a good jampacked 2019 with all the new launched like Venue, Kona eSUV and the recently launched Grand i10 Nios. Now it is time for the mid-cycle facelift of the 2019 Elantra and Hyundai will launch the D-segment sedan in September.
Several spy shots of the camouflaged 2019 Hyundai Elantra facelift has been surfacing on the internet. And with the pictures not only looks premium but also well balanced in styling with its competitors.
The facelifted Hyundai Elantra will carry some revisions to the exteriors and the interiors will see some new technology. For starters, the front now gets the large signature cascading grille as seen on the Venue. Also, the triangular-shaped headlamp design is new and it gets a restyled front bumper.
The side profile receives new age alloy wheel design and the rear portion also gets fresh taillights. In addition, the sedan receives skid plates at the back and the new rear bumpers.
Mechanically, only one of the engine onboard will be BS6 compliant now. The 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol motor which generates 150 bhp and a peak torque of 192 Nm will be BS6 compliant. Transmission option here includes a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed conventional shift automatic.
The 1.6L oil burner will continue with the BS4 emission norm and generates 126 bhp with 260 Nm of peak torque. It is the same engine which is seen on the Creta and Verna. Transmission option includes a 6-speed manual gearbox along with a 6-speed AT.
The interiors too of the facelifted model is expected to see a fresh dashboard design along with a new multi-function steering wheel. The sedan will retain the 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Leather upholstery, ventilated seats, multi-zone climate control, tyre pressure monitoring system, reverse camera will remain standard. Safety-wise it will continue with the six-airbags, Vehicle stability control, ABS with EBD and more.
The pricing is expected to be similar to the current one that is Rs 13.82 lakh for the base trim to an upward range of Rs 20.18 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Once launched, it will rival against the likes of Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis.