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The Hyundai Elantra – Beautiful Obsession!
A fusion of premium sophistication and outstanding value for money, the next generation Hyundai Elantra now has sleeker lines and even more refined curves than before! Additionally, the sophisticated and luxurious cabin interior in all model variants provides the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the superior drive and handling of this outstanding New Hyundai Vehicle.
But there is more to the Hyundai Elantra Sedan than just simple good looks, coupé-like profile, confident stance and interior comfort, because underneath the hood of the Executive Model is a 93 kW monster that squeezes every last bit of power from each drop of fuel ensuring that the Elantra Car delivers not only thrilling driving power but class-leading fuel economy. And if that’s not already enough of a wow factor for you, then maybe you’ll be thrilled to know that the 6th Generation Elantra now also comes in a powerful 2.0 Elite or TGDI Elite DCT Sport variant, which put out 115 kW and 150 kW respectively.
To top it off dual zone climate control and luxury features such as the steering mounted audio controls, on-board computer and cruise control all come as standard, so it is easy to see why the Hyundai Elantra Car has been named in the press as a class redefining car.
Experience the stylish elegance of driving a Next Generation Hyundai Elantra when you book your test drive at one of our Group 1 Hyundai showrooms in either Midrand (Gauteng) or Knysna (Western Cape) today
2021 Hyundai Elantra Engine Specs
It’s a known fact that the powerful response and hypnotic sound of the Hyundai Elantra’s Engine cause both goosebumps and an urge to drive that borders on obsession. That’s probably because the choice of 3 different Elantra Engines provides something for every type of driving style, while still also providing a fuel frugal and ultra reliable power plant experience.
For a quick look overview of the current Hyundai Elantra Engine Specs please take a look below:
|Elantra 1.6 Executive MT||1 591 cc||93 kW||155 Nm|
|Elantra 1.6 Executive AT||1 591 cc||93 kW||155 Nm|
|Elantra 2.0 Elite AT||1 999 cc||115 kW||195 Nm|
|Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport||1 591 cc||150 kW||265 Nm|
For more details on the new Hyundai Elantra 2021, please download the brochure. However, if you are looking for a Hyundai Elantra Price comparison between the different models, then please feel free to contact us right away, or take a look at the pricing breakdown at the top of this page.
Hyundai Elantra Interior Accessories
The Elantra’s spacious and well-appointed interior has every accessory that you’ll ever need for your active and sophisticated urban lifestyle. Perfect for people with families and single business executives alike, this amazing vehicle comes standard with the following Elantra Interior Accessories:
- Cruise Control
- Rear Park Assist
- Integrated Bluetooth
- Infotainment System with Navigation
- Leather Seats
Hyundai Elantra Exterior Accessories
The Hyundai Elantra Exterior Accessories are some of the best in its class and provide an incomparable owner experience that is second to none. This is thanks to the following exterior accessories:
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- Turbulence Resisting Air Intakes (Improves Fuel Efficiency)
- Remote Keyless Entry or Smart Key Push Button Start (Model Dependant)
- Rain Sensors (Model Dependant)
- 16″ or 17″Alloy Wheels (Model Dependant)
The Hyundai Elantra is one of our most popular vehicles for many reasons, but the fact that it has so many standard and model dependant luxury features means that there is an Elantra variant for you. Call us today to find out more!
2021 Hyundai Elantra Review
Did you know that the Elantra was South African Car of the Year and North American and Canadian Car of the Year in 2012? This tradition of superior style and outstanding workmanship continues in all of the 6th Generation Elantra models that have recently launched in South Africa, as you’ll soon see when you read our Hyundai Elantra Review below:
The Power of the NEW Elantra
The new 2021 Hyundai Elantra comes with manual, automatic or Dual-Clutch Transmission engine options that help you make the most out of the lively 1.6 litre and 2 litre engines that power the latest generation of one of South Africa’s most popular sedans. This has allowed Hyundai to introduce a sedan that now has a distinctly “sporty” feel to it, so much so in fact that the 150 kW, 265 N.m 1.6-litre turbocharged direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that is used to great effect in the Veloster Turbo is now used to power the Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport. Impressive? You better believe it, because this is a sedan with a difference and one that we know is going to take the longest serving Hyundai sedan model in the country to new sales heights.
The Elantra Offers Detailing with a Difference
From the Infotainment and Navigation System with steering mounted controls that come as standard, to the trim level dependant rain sensors and alloy wheels, the Hyundai Elantra creates the perfect in-car atmosphere for families and business executives alike. It has an interior that promises a mobile habitat with the comfort, design, space and award winning ergonomic sophistication that not only pampers but also impresses its occupants. In our opinion, the Hyundai Elantra surpasses all expectations and helps to bring affordable luxury to the South African automotive market. From the very first moment you take hold of the wheel you will realise that there is something completely new to the look and feel of the 6th Generation Elantra. All communication with the car is almost effortless and the well-appointed cabin will give you many reasons why this should be your car of choice for years to come.
Safety Makes the Elantra a Great Family Car
Reinforced bulkheads, pillars and side impact structures along with Driver, Passenger, Side and Curtain Airbags shows that the safety of passengers, and more specifically your family, was at the forefront of the design brief and thus incorporated throughout the planning and design process of the New Elantra. The Latest Generation Elantra even comes standard with some of the most highly advanced safety features around. These include an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and an Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) as standard in all trim levels and Electronic Stability Control (ESP) in the Elantra 2.0 Elite Automatic Transmission and Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport trim levels.
Hyundai Elantra Fuel Consumption*
The Hyundai Elantra Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Figures are some of the best in its class and have helped to set the standard that so many of our competitors aspire to. And with a choice of 3 different engine types and an Automatic Elantra, Manual Transmission Elantra and Dual-Clutch Transmission Elantra available here in South Africa, you’ll be spoilt for choice. These are the latest fuel consumption and CO2 figures for the New Elantra below:
|Model||Fuel Consumption**||CO2 Emissions**|
|Elantra 1.6 Executive MT||6.5 Litres / 100 km||155 g/km|
|Elantra 1.6 Executive AT||6.9 Litres / 100 km||161 g/km|
|Elantra 2.0 Elite AT||8.3 Litres / 100 km||174 g/km|
|Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport||7.9 Litres / 100 km||164 g/km|
*Subject to our Fuel Consumption Disclaimer **Combined Cycle
Hyundai Elantra Safety Features
The Next Generation Elantra has a host of safety features that come as standard:
- ABS with EBD
- Driver, Passenger, Side & Curtain Airbags
- LED DRL
- Remote Keyless Entry
Only available on the Elite models:
- Smart Key Push Button Start
Hyundai Elantra Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra is a spacious and comfortable car plenty of interior space thanks to the following generous dimensions:
- Overall Elantra Length: 4,570mm
- Overall Elantra Width: 1,800mm
- Overall Elantra Height: 1,450mm
Hyundai Elantra colours
The 2021 Hyundai Elantra comes in the following eye catching colours:
- Fiery Red
- Ice White
- Marina Blue
- Platinum Silver
- Polar White
- Sparkling Metal
Frequently Asked Hyundai Elantra Questions and Answers
Which Hyundai Elantra should I buy?Show The Answer +
The Elantra is a popular luxury sedan that it loved for its reliability, style and affordable running costs. From its excellent fuel consumption figures to its undeniably cool exterior and comfortably appointed interior, this is a sedan that screams that you’ve arrived in style. That said, we feel that there is one of the 4 model variants that we think makes an excellent purchase and this is the 2.0 Elite with Automatic Transmission. Not only does it come standard with all of the highest trim level features, but it also is one of the most affordable luxury sedans in South Africa. For a full breakdown of all of the luxury, safety and convenience features of the 2.0 Hyundai Elantra Elite, please go to the model variant breakdown at the top of this page or download our latest brochure.
What are the variants of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
There are four variants of the Hyundai Elantra for sale in South Africa, namely the 1.6 Executive Manual Transmission, the 1.6 Executive Automatic Transmission, the 2.0 Elite Automatic Transmission and the 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport.
Which Hyundai Elantra model is the best?Show The Answer +
This is a tough question to answer due to the fact that all of the Elantra variants are great cars, but we think that the best value for money in the Elantra range can be found in the luxury 2.0 Elite with Automatic Transmission. Not only does it come standard with all of the top end safety, comfort and convenience features and accessories one would expect in a vehicle of this class, but it also includes a Windscreen Wiper Rain Sensor, ESP, a Smart Key with Push Button Start and 17″ Alloy Wheels.
What is the top of the range Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The top of the range Elantra is the Elite trim level which is available as in a 2.0 Elite Automatic Transmission and a 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport option. These two model variants are some of the best sedans in the world and come standard with class leading features that have helped to make the Elantra one of the best selling Hyundai cars in the world.
Which is better Hyundai Elantra petrol or Hyundai Elantra diesel?Show The Answer +
There in not a diesel powered Elantra option currently available. You can however choose between the 1.6, 2.0 and Turbocharged Gasoline Direct Injection Engine options that are part of the Elantra range.
Is the Hyundai Elantra available in diesel?Show The Answer +
No, the current range does not include a diesel powered engine option in South Africa. There are however 3 petrol engine options available, namely the 1.6 litre engine, the 2.0 litre engine and Turbocharged Gasoline Direct Injection Engine.
What type of automatic transmission is available in the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
You’re going to be spoilt for choice if you’re looking for an automatic transmission in the Hyundai Elantra Sedan as there are two options to choose from, namely the 6-speed automatic transmission and the 7-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT). Both of these transmission types are reliable and provide a fun Elantra driving experience, with the DCT offering a sporty alternative to the average transmission that puts most other 4-door sedans in South Africa to shame.
Is there an automatic transmission version available in the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Yes there is a 6-speed automatic transmission and a 7-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) avialble in South Africa. For more information about the automatic transmission types please take a look at our answer to the question above. Alternatively you can chat to any one of our helpful Group 1 Hyundai staff to find out more about these two Elantra Automatic Transmission options.
What are the safety features in the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The Hyundai Elantra is packed with some of the most advanced safety and security features in the Compact Car Class! These include ABS with EBD, Driver, Passenger, Side and Curtain Airbags, LED Daytime Running Lights, ISOFIX Child Safety Fittings. Additionally, the Elantra 1.6 TGDI Elite DCT Sport comes standard with ESP.
Is the Hyundai Elantra reliable?Show The Answer +
The Elantra is one of the most reliable 4-door sedans that Hyundai have ever built, which is quite an accomplishment for a company that has established a solid reputation for vehicle reliability and safety. Take one for a test drive today and experience for yourself why the New Hyundai Elantra has been such a success both here in South Africa and across the globe.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have safety airbags?Show The Answer +
The Hyundai Elantra has multiple Safety Airbags! These include Passenger, Side and Curtain Airbags across the entire vehicle range and in all trim levels.
What size engine does the Hyundai Elantra have?Show The Answer +
There are three engine options available in the Elantra Range, namely the 1.6 litre petrol engine, the 1.6 litre petrol driven turbo engine and the 2.0 litre petrol driven engine. For your convenience we have included an engine comparison towards the top of this page. Alternatively you can download our latest Elantra brochure for a more detailed look at the power and torque ratings of this amazing 4-door sedan.
What are the engine specifications of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
There are two engine options available for the Hyundai Elantra in South Africa, which are the 1.6-litre petrol engine and the 2.0-litre petrol engine. The specifications of each engine are as follows: The 1.6-litre petrol is a 1591cc engine which provides 94kW of power and 154NM of torque. The 2.0-litre petrol is a 1999cc engine which provides 115kW of power and 195NM of torque.
What is the power of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
In the latest Hyundai Elantra models the 1.6-litre engine offers 94kW of power and the 2.0-litre engine offers an impressive 115kW of power.
What is the Hyundai Elantra luggage capacity?Show The Answer +
The luggage capacity of the latest Elantra is 419 litres, which roughly translates to about 4 larger suitcases with a little room left over. If more space is needed (and there are no rear passengers) then the rear seats can be folded forward to almost double the luggage capacity of the Hyundai Elantra.
What is the boot space of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The boot space available in the trunk area of the Elantra is 419 litres! This large carrying capacity, along with the ability of the Elantra to easily and comfortably transport up to 5 adults, has ensured its popularity with South African families of all sizes.
What is the mileage of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The mileage of all new Hyundai Elantra Sedans will be very low due to the fact that they are delivered directly to us from Hyundai South Africa. The only mileage recorded would be while rolling off of the manufacturing line and vehicle movement which takes place occasionally while positioning the vehicle (or repositioning the vehicle) on our showroom floor. The only exception to this is the Hyundai Elantra Demo Models for Sale, as they have been used to demonstrate to potential buyers just how good of a vehicle the Elantra truly is.
What is the fuel tank capacity of Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The fuel tank capacity of the Elantra is 56 litres.
How many colours are available in Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The Elantra can be purchased in the following eye-catching colours: Fiery Red, Ice White, Marina Blue, Platinum Silver, Polar White and Sparkling Metal.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have power steering?Show The Answer +
Yes, the Elantra comes standard with electric power steering (EPS).
Is ABS available in the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Yes, ABS (with EBD) comes standard across all Elantra Model Variants and Trim Levels!
What is the weight of the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Depending on the engine type and model variant of the New Elantra you purchase from Group 1 Hyundai the, weight of the vehicle can vary between 1,215kgs and 1,420kgs. Please chat to one of our helpful sales team members to find out more about the exact Kerb Weight of the Elantra Model you are interested in.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have automatic headlights?Show The Answer +
No, but it does have LED Daytime Running Lights which come as standard across the range. This not only ads to the daytime safety of the vehicle, but also helps to add an edgy charm to the vehicle which, along with its updated body stylings, help it stand out on any South African road.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have a backup camera?Show The Answer +
No, but it does have Rear Park Assist which is standard in all model variants and trim levels.
Which Hyundai Elantra has a sunroof?Show The Answer +
No Hyundai Elantra which is sold in South Africa comes standard with a Sunroof.
What is eco on Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
This prioritises fuel consumption over performance.
What is the oil capacity for the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
The oil capacity of the 1.6 Hyundai Elantra is roughly 3.3 litres* when fully drained during its regular service cycle. The 2.0 Hyundai Elantra takes roughly 3.9 litres* when fully drained during its regular service cycle. For an exact measurement please chat to one of our trained Hyundai automotive technicians at our Group 1 Hyundai Service centre.
What tyres does the Hyundai Elantra have?Show The Answer +
The tyres are model and trim level dependant with the rim size being either 16” Alloy or 17” Alloy.
What is the tyre pressure for the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Please refer to the vehicle manual, but we suggest that you inflate the tyres to 2.3 Bar.
What engine oil is best for the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Hyundai suggests using a 5W-30 oil in your Elantra engine be it the 1.6-litre engine or the larger 2.0-litre engine.
How many seats does the Hyundai Elantra have?Show The Answer +
The Elantra has two front seats (driver and passenger) as well as a rear bench-style seat. It can comfortably transport 5 adults. The rear seats also include ISOFIX child seat safety points to ensure that your young children are kept as safe as possible while travelling any distance.
What battery does the Hyundai Elantra have?Show The Answer +
Please refer to your owners manual or chat to one of our Hyundai Service Technicians for more information on the right battery for your Elantra.
How to connect a bluetooth device the Hyundai Elantra?Show The Answer +
Please refer to your owners manual or ask one of our Sales Team to assist with pairing your phone with your new Elantra Sedan.
What is the Hyundai Elantra interior like?Show The Answer +
Stylish, comfortable, ergonomically designed and exceptionally safe. In fact, the Hyundai Elantra has an interior which would not seem out of place in a luxury vehicle. But don’t simply take our word for it, come and experience it for yourself when you book your test drive at one of our Group 1 Hyundai Showrooms.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have cruise control?Show The Answer +
Yes indeed, Cruise Control is standard in all model variants!
Does the Hyundai Elantra have an alarm?Show The Answer +
No, but it does come with model-dependent Smart Key Push Button Start or Remote Keyless Entry.
Does the Hyundai Elantra have a spare tyre?Show The Answer +
The Elantra does not include a full-size spare tyre but does include an inflation and sealant system to help repair normal punctures. Alternatively, you can also contact the Roadside Assistance team who will always be on hand 24/7 to assist.