2017 Hyundai Elantra – Review, Redesign, Release Date

One of the best-selling Hyundai’s models is coming in 2016. New 2017 Hyundai Elantra features recognizable style and comes with many exciting updates.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

New Elantra will be a perfect combination of attractive design and functionality. Hyundai will reduce the weight of the vehicle by using lightweight materials, and therefore improve its fuel economy and the overall performance. New model will be slightly longer and wider, providing more space and more comfort for its passengers. The overall look of the exterior will be sharper and more masculine. Aerodynamics will be improved thanks to the changes in body curves. Redesigned hexagonal grille and attractive narrower headlights equipped with LED technology will give the new model a more aggressive look. The cabin of the new 2017 Hyundai Elantra will be equipped with high-quality materials which will give the interior a modern and fresh look. It will be equipped with many technological features such as a 7-inch touchscreen, Android and Apple Auto Car Play system, lane departure warning, traction control, stability control, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, as well as many more.

2017 Hyundai Elantra front view

2017 HYUNDAI ELANTRA ENGINE

A lot more changes will be seen under the hood of the new 2017 Hyundai Elantra. There will be a couple of engine options offered. The first one is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of delivering 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. Both 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission systems are expected to be offered with this unit. Fuel economy for this engine paired with the automatic gearbox will be around 33 mpg combined. The second option for the engine of the new model is a 1.4-liter turbocharged unit that will be able to produce 128 horsepower and up to 156 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission system and will be able to reach up to 35 mpg combined.

2017 Hyundai Elantra interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

New 2017 Hyundai Elantra is expected to hit the dealerships at the beginning of 2016. When it comes to its price, it is still not clear how much will the new model cost. However, we can probably expect similar pricing to the current model, starting at around $18,000.

2017 Hyundai Elantra back view

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