2021 Hyundai Elantra: Specs, features, performance and price

  • It is a very sporty looking car. 
  • Available with 2 engine options. 
  • Available in 4 vibrant colors. 

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has an aerodynamic design that increases the stability of the car. It is launched with a very updated design which includes a smart sunroof, smart trunk system, and many others. The updated version is also offered with 2 engine options. 

2021 Hyundai Elantra
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2021 Hyundai Elantra

Engine, transmission, & Performance

2021 Hyundai Elantra offers 2 engine options to its customers. The first option offers a Nu 2.0 liter, BS6 compliant petrol engine. This engine generates a maximum power of 152 ps at 6200 rpm and maximum torque of 19.6kgm at 4000rpm.

The second option offers a 1.5 liter, U2, BS6 compliant diesel engine under its hood. It is capable of producing a maximum of 115 ps of power at 4000 rpm and a maximum of 25.5kgm of torque at 1500 rpm to 2750 rpm. Both the engine options are highly fueling efficient. 

2021 Hyundai Elantra side profile

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra offers 3 driving modes to maximize the thrill and excitement of the drive. The driving modes include- Eco mode, Normal mode, and Smart mode. You will feel a bit jerky while driving in sports mode. If you drive in Eco mode then, you could possibly get a higher fuel efficiency. While the rest other modes will increase the excitement of riding Elantra. 

The Hyundai Elantra engines are mated by a six-speed manual transmission. An all-new reverse gear button is offered. It helps in the quick and smooth gear shift. It gives a very swift cornering and handling. According to reports, if you drive consciously, then Elantra could manage to give 11.17 kilometer per liter in cities. 

Hyundai Elantra design and appearance


The front section of the Hyundai Elantra looks very dominating with the updated front grille, headlamps and taillamps. The Hyundai Elantra looks very good in the Indian roads. It has a very striking exterior design which has the capabilities to attract a lot of people on the road. It has LED quad projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights. These headlamps provides a wider view on the roads and ensures a safe ride for all the passengers. It also has an upgraded hexagonal grille with a very unique design. 

The side view of this Sedan looks very modern and premium. The door beltline has chrome molding. To offer better luxury to the passengers it has an optional smart electrical sunroof. The 10 spoke R16 alloy wheels give a very sporty look to the car. The LED rear combination tail lamps. The shark fin antenna enhances the looks of the car. 

Interiors – comfort and luxury

2021 Hyundai Elantra - Dashboard and cockpit

Hyundai Elantra offers a lot of premium features and equipment in its interior. It has a dual-tone black and beige interior. It looks very premium and luxurious. Elantra offers a 20.32 cm HD smart touch screen infotainment system for the entertainment purpose of the passengers. It has features like navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and video playing mode. It has rear air vents. The rear passengers could easily control these air vents according to their convenience.

The steering wheel has remote controls for the convenience of the driver. For rear passengers to relax, Elantra provides a rear center armrest with cup holders. To make the interior look more elegant, door scuff plates are added. The aluminum pedals give a very sporty look to the car from the interior. 

2021 Hyundai Elantra Safety features

Hyundai Elantra includes many safety features in its safety net. Six airbags as a standard, antilock-braking system (ABS) with EBD, front and rear parking sensors, hill-start control, and auto cruise control are a few of them. It also includes electronic stability control, vehicle stability control, and ISOFIX child seat mounts for the safety of passengers.

Hyundai Elantra is one of the perfect cars in cities. The sedan gives powerful engine options to its customers. It also offers many standard features and equipment but the interiors could have been designed better. It is starting at an ex-showroom price of Rs 17.86 lakh and the top variant goes up to an ex-showroom price of Rs 21.12 lakh. Hyundai Elantra goes up against Honda Civic and Skoda Octavia.  

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