Planning to buy Hyundai Elantra 2019? Well, the long wait will finally come to end today. Yes, you read it right. Hyundai Elantra 2019 is all set to go official in India today. However, days before the official launch, the bookings for the premium sedan were started. It is worth mentioning here that in the Indian market, Hyundai Elantra 2019 will compete against the likes of Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis.
As far as the exterior design is concerned, Hyundai Elantra 2019 will come equipped with a hexagonal grille, redesigned triangular headlamps with LED DRLs and triangular fog lamps. The bonnet of the upcoming car looks beefier with neatly crafted lines. On the other hand, the rear will get new tail-lights and bumper. It will also carry features like new alloy wheels, shark fin antenna and sunroof.
Recently, Hyundai Motors had announced that the upcoming premium sedan boasts 34 Blue Link features. According to the company, out of the 34, 10 Blue Link features are exclusively for India. It is to be noted that the Hyundai Elantra 2019 will the third major launch of Hyundai this year after the introductions of Venue in May and Grand i10 Nios in August.
Interestingly, Hyundai Venue comes equipped with 33 Bluelink connectivity features with 10 of them being India specific. Reports suggest that the Bluelink connectivity features of Hyundai Elantra 2019 have been categorised under seven sections i.e. safety, security, remote, vehicle relationship management, location-based services, alert services and artificial intelligence.
Among the 34 Blue Link connectivity features are maintenance alert, push maps by call centre, live traffic information, live car tracking, geofence alert, speed alert, auto crash notification, roadside assistance, tyre pressure monitoring system, stolen vehicle tracking, remote engine start/stop, remote climate control, remote vehicle status, auto DTC check, valet alert, idle alert and voice recognition.
Hyundai has also confirmed that the upcoming Elantra will be equipped with a BS6 compliant petrol engine. Currently, Elantra is available with a 2.0-litre petrol engine and a 1.6-litre diesel engine. The price of the outgoing Elantra is Rs 13.82 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs 20.05 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is being expected that the 2019 Elantra will cost around Rs 15 lakh.