The model should arrive this summer.
In the Network appeared pictures of the restyled “chetyrehdverki” Hyundai, designed for the Chinese market.
Global refreshed Hyundai Elantra debuted in August 2018. Model is significantly changed in appearance, the main feature of the design is triangular headlights and foglights. This car is already available in America, Korea (the home of the brand sedan known as Avante) and Australia. This year’s updated “chetyrehdverki” will begin to diversify into other markets, including Russian. But to China, apparently, “triangular” Elantra gets: China is prepared for a separate restyling, photos, the local version of the published edition of Bitauto.
In the Chinese market, the current model is the sixth generation Elantra is called Lingdong, it produces a joint venture, Beijing Hyundai. Caught by paparazzi updated “cityradio” disguised, but still noticeable that the triangle of lights in her, not in this shape and “filling” head optics still change. The rear lights are also others, although they are not similar to those that are global, the redesigned Elantra. Yet the “celestial” version will certainly be different bumpers and grille.
It is unknown how to change the cabin Hyundai Elantra Lingdong. With “world” Elantra’s inside has a new steering wheel and air vents, upgraded “tidy”, a different control unit climate control unit.
Local media reported that Lingdong Elantra will be offered with a new 1.5 petrol engine and a CVT. By the way, the sedan will be the first Hyundai model with a CVT in China. Recall that the variator came and refreshed Avante in Korea, they are equipped with machines with 123-horsepower engine 1.6 family of Smart Stream. Return a-liter engine of the Chinese Elantra is not called. According to preliminary data, this engine should replace the current “aspirated” 1.6 (128 or 130 HP), which is combined with a six-speed “mechanics” or “automatic”. For pre-reform Elantra in China is still a “turboservice” 1.4 (130 HP), working in pair with a robotic gearbox. Apparently, the turbo engine will remain in service.
The Chinese market the updated sedan should be out this summer. Previous Elantra Lingdong is a good demand: in January-November 2018 (more recent data unavailable) were sold 195 158 such machines – twice more than for eleven months of 2017. The price of the current sedan starts with a mark of 99 800 yuan.