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The redesign on the Elantra boasts a sharp looking front end with a distinctive new inverted front grille.

There are also newly designed headlights and integrated fog lamps in a sculpted and aggressive looking front bumper.

In terms of driving dynamics the new Elantra comes with a with McPherson struts in the front and dual link suspension in the rear, both fitted with gas pressurized shock absorbers


1.6-litre Petrol

  • 5-speed manual
  • 76kw at 5 800 r/min
  • 143 Nm at 3000 r/min.

    2-litre common rail diesel

  • 5-speed manual
  • 83 kw at 4 000 r/min
  • 250 Nm at 1 800 r/min


    For greater control and stability, the Elantra offers anti-lock brakes (ABS) and electronic brake force distribution (EBD).

    Inside, the Elantra features de-powered driver and front passenger airbags for softer and more controlled deployment and a passenger presence detector (PPD) to avoid unnecessary deployment of the passenger airbag.

    The Elantra features seatbelt pre-tensioners and load limiters that maintain optimum restraint and gradually release the seatbelt to lessen the impact to the chest.

    Standard features

  • Leather interior
  • Front loader CD with MP3
  • Electric windows

    The Elantra range comes standard with a 3 year/60 000km maintenance plan.


  • 1.6-litre (petrol) - R139 900
  • 2.0-litre (diesel) - R169 900

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