All-New 2017 Hyundai Elantra Open For Bookings; Delivery By Raya

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All-New 2017 Hyundai Elantra Open For Bookings; Delivery By Raya

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has opened its order books for the all-new Elantra, with deliveries set to commence before Hari Raya this year (25-26 June 2017). Three variants have been announced, with estimated prices ranging from RM125,000 to RM135,000.

A 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol powerplant from the Gamma engine family headlines the range, with rated outputs of 204PS @ 6,000rpm and 265Nm @ 1,500 – 4,500rpm. This engine powers the 1.6 Turbo Sport variant priced at an estimated RM135,000.

Remaining two variants – 2.0 MPI Executive and 2.0 MPI Dynamic – are powered by a 2.0-litre Nu four-cylinder petrol engine delivering 152PS @ 6,200rpm and 192Nm @ 4,000rpm. Prices for these two variants are estimated at RM120,000 for the Executive and RM125,000 for the Dynamic variant.

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Details are kept scarce at the moment; HSDM’s announcement mentions only an emergency fastening device, hands-free smart trunk, and ‘more exciting features’ to be unveiled at the model’s upcoming launch.

Featuring advanced high-strength steel body construction, the Elantra was recently awarded five stars by the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme with an overall score of 35.01 out of 37 points.



Prefering his cars to come with four disc brakes, independent rear suspension, and manual transmission, Kon prioritizes mechanical sophistication over outward appeal. Admires cars built to exceed the sum of their parts and appreciates vehicles engineered with integrity.



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