Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has officially launched the restyled C-segment Hyundai Elantra today with a revolutionary new exterior design, interior refinements at a favorable price of RM 109,888 (on the road without insurance for Peninsular Malaysia) for the the 2.0L Executive variant.
The Elantra remains one of HSDM’s best sellers since 2012 and with the new bold design, HSDM aims to strengthen its presence in the mid-size passenger car segment.
“The Elantra has always been a strong contender in the C-segment due to its competitive advantages – its styling, engine performance and advance convenient features. We believe this revolutionary new design that is modern, sporty and elegant will appeal to a broader market of various age group,” said Mr Low Yuan Lung, Managing Director of HSDM.
The redesigned Elantra features an overall length of 4620mm, 70mm longer that the previous version on the same wheelbase. Noticeable changes in the new design includes the triangular headlamps and the sporty radiator grille, tail lights and rear fog lamps. Other upgrades includes the two-tone rear bumber and re-positioned number-plate holder which is now moved lower to the bumper. Coupled with a stylish 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels and chrome moulding on its belt line, the Elantra accentuate its superior appearance.
Inside the cabin, you will find new sporty chequered cluster meter design, a newly designed multi-functional steering wheel with control buttons, all-black plush leather seats and a soft touch material dashboard.
The Elantra 2.0 Executive variant is powered by the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine which delivers 152 PS at 6,200 rpm and 192Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm matted onto a 6-speed automatic transmission. The car is introduced with a new Smart Drive Mode Intelligent System that identifies your driving style and then automatically select a driving mode – ie Normal or Sports to suit your driving needs.
The Elantra offers convenience, safety and comfort with a host of advanced features which includes a multi-media system that is equipped with Android Auto and Apple Car Play, segment-exclusive hands-free Smart Trunk, six-airbags alongside with Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Traction Control (TC), ABS, rear-view camera, Parking Guidance System, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and Hill Start Assist Control.
You can get your Elantra 2.0 Executive variant in 5 colors of your choice – Phantom Black, Fiery Red, Teal Blue, Fluid Metal and Polar White. In addition to the 5-standard colors, there are an additional 2 limited-colors in conjunction with the launch, which are the Stargazing Blue and Sparkling Metal.
HSDM offers a 5-years or 300,000km (which-ever comes first) warranty on all its new passenger vehicles. A 24-hours road assist service is also now available to new and existing Hyundai vehicles.
For more information or to place your bookings, head out to the nearest sales outlet or call Hyundai’s Customer Careline at 1-300-13-2000.