Hyundai, the South-Korean automaker, has announced the pricing of all-new 2017 Elantra in the United States. The sedan has been priced in a bracket of $17,150 – $22,350 with a total of three variants – SE, Eco, and Limited – on offer. The Elantra SE and Limited can be ordered now with deliveries commencing shortly, while Eco would go on sale from March 2016. Just so you know, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra has been priced around $100 less than the outgoing model.
Being assembled in both Montgomery, Alabama and Ulsan, South Korea, the new Elantra would also be launched in its most dynamic avatar till date, albeit later in the year. The Sport model – being touted as the most dynamic Elantra ever – would see the daylight by the end of 2016. As for standard features, the 2017 Elantra gets LED daytime running lights, 7-inch Display Audio system with rearview camera and smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and a segment-exclusive hands-free smart trunk.
Under the hood, 2017 Hyundai Elantra (SE & Limited) has an all-new 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, Nu MPI engine. It develops a maximum power of 147bhp and 132 lb.-ft. of peak torque. It is coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission, while Hyundai’s next generation 6-speed automatic gearbox is also available. The 2017 Elantra delivers an EPA fuel economy rating of 33 mpg combined for improved efficiency over the previous model. Talking about the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco variant, it would be powered by an all-new 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder Kappa turbocharged GDI engine with an EcoShift 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. For those asking, the 2017 Elantra boasts of 7-airbags as standard safety feature.