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
76kw at 5 800 r/min
143 Nm at 3000 r/min.
2-litre common rail diesel
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.
Front loader CD with MP3
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