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Hyundai Elantra gets new features; prices hiked by upto Rs 85,000

CARDEKHO
Published Oct 1, 2018, 6:22 pm IST
Updated Oct 1, 2018, 6:22 pm IST
The Elantra now comes with front parking sensors and wireless mobile charger.
These new features have been added only on the top-sec SX(O) variant.
 These new features have been added only on the top-sec SX(O) variant.

Hyundai has updated the feature list of its midsize sedan, the Elantra. Features such as front parking sensors, wireless mobile charging, emergency stop signal and Hyundai autolink connectivity now make it to the equipment list of the Elantra. These new features have been added only on the top-sec SX(O) variant, and that too only for the automatic transmission-equipped variant. The corresponding increase in price of the said variant with the petrol engine is Rs 68,000 and with the diesel engine is Rs 72,000.

Hyundai Elantra

 

Besides this, Hyundai has also updated the equipment list of the Elantra SX, which sits below the top variant. It is now equipped with safety features such as electronic stability program, vehicle stability management and hill hold control. Other additional features include electric sunroof, smart trunk, auto cruise control and auto-dimming day/night IRVM.  All of these features were earlier limited to the top-spec SX(O) variant only. Over the Elantra SX, the SX(O) still gets HID headlamps, LED DRLs, leather upholstery and electrically adjustable driver seat.

 

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Hyundai Elantra

With the update, the petrol-manual Elantra SX now costs Rs 78,000 more, while the petrol-automatic and diesel-manual variants command a premium of Rs 85,000 and Rs 73,000 respectively.

Here is a price comparison of the new and old prices of the Elantra

Variant

New Prices

Old Prices

Difference

S (petrol)

Rs 13.69 lakh

Rs 13.69 lakh

Nil

SX (petrol)

 

Rs 15.68 lakh

Rs 14.90 lakh

+Rs 78,000

SX AT (petrol)

Rs 16.85 lakh

Rs 16 lakh

+Rs 85,000

SX(O) (petrol)

Rs 17 lakh

Rs 17 lakh

Nil

SX(O) AT (petrol)

Rs 18.78 lakh

Rs 18.1 lakh

+Rs 68,000

S (diesel)

Rs 15 lakh

Rs 15 lakh

Nil

SX (diesel)

 

Rs 17.12 lakh

Rs 16.39 lakh

+Rs 73,000

SX(O) (diesel)

Rs 18.04 lakh

Rs 18.04  lakh

Nil

SX(O) AT (diesel)

Rs 19.91 lakh

Rs 19.R9 lakh

+Rs 72,000

Verdict: The premium of around Rs 70,000 that Hyundai is asking for the additional features in the SX(O) AT variant is too steep in our opinion. However, the premium on the SX variant seems justified, considering the extra features this variant receives.

 

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Disclaimer: This article has not been edited by Deccan Chronicle and is taken from a syndicated feed. Photos: CarDekho.

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