Hyundai launched fluidic 2012 Elantra at starting price of Rs 12.51 lakh.

Hyundai Elantra 2012New Delhi: Hyundai on Monday launched the fluidic 2012 Elantra at a starting price of Rs 12.51 lakh. Elantra comes in 7 variants i.e. four diesel and three petrol.

The petrol variants will be priced between Rs 12.51-14.24 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The diesel variants will come in the price range of Rs 12.91-15.85 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

According to Hyundai, it has already received about 750-800 bookings for Elantra. After five years Hyundai has determined to re-enter the premium sedan segment with Elantra.

The Elantra is powered by a 1,797cc petrol and 1,582cc diesel engine, both of which are offered with an option of manual or automatic transmission.

The four cylinder petrol engine is capable of turned out 149.5PS @6,500 rpm and a 181Nm of torque @ 4700 rpm. The diesel unit is the same CRDi engine fitted into the latest Verna that pumps out 128PS @ 4000 rpm at 265Nm of torque between 1,900-2,750 rpm.

The company claims that the Elantra diesel will provide a mileage of over 22kmpl whereas the petrol version will deliver a mileage of 16kmpl.

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