LOS ANGELES, Nov 18, 2015 – Hyundai currently reveals a all-new 2017 Elantra during a Los Angeles Auto Show. As one of Hyundai’s all time best-selling models, a new Elantra enters a sixth-generation building on a movement and success of a proven award-winning regulation and clever value tender by charity a confidant aerodynamic settlement with worldly styling, all-new fit powertrains for extended fuel economy, softened float peculiarity and sound insulation, and extensive reserve with class-above features.
Assembled in both Montgomery, Alabama and Ulsan, South Korea, a new Elantra distinguishes itself from a compress automobile category with a serve of segment-first reward preference and reserve technologies, and is coming to accept a Top Safety Pick+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a 5-Star Safety Rating from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2017 Elantra will arrive during Hyundai dealers in January.
STRIKING EXTERIOR DESIGN
The new Elantra projects certainty with sculpted physique forms complemented by uniformly contoured lines that exhibit a underlying impulse of Hyundai designers. Inspired by a judgment of energetic precision, Elantra’s settlement was a ideal height for partnership between Hyundai designers and engineers to mix modernized styling with organic aerodynamics.
From a front, a new Elantra is tangible by Hyundai’s signature hexagonal grille that projects a particular impression when sum with a complicated lighting signatures, including accessible HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Lights and singular true LED daytime using lights, that are firsts for Elantra. Elantra’s sporty revoke front fascia integrates organic front circle atmosphere curtains, a member that is subsequent from a Sonata Hybrid that helps conduct atmosphere upsurge from a front of a automobile and around a wheels to minimize turmoil and breeze resistance. In addition, underbody covers, an aerodynamic behind fender bottom spoiler and behind decklid designed with an stretched case corner minister to Elantra’s 0.27 fellow of drag.
Elantra facilities a neat bodyside impression line that accentuates a unconditional side window conformation and distinguished side profile. Available reward facilities such as 17-inch amalgamate wheels, all-new LED doorway hoop proceed lights, side counterpart LED spin vigilance indicators and LED taillights with high tech graphics supplement a turn of sophistication and fact to this class-above compress sedan. The 2017 Elantra will be offering in 8 extraneous colors, 5 of that are new to a model. Elantra’s altogether length has augmenting by usually underneath an in. and a proportions are serve extended by augmenting a breadth by 1.0-inches, presenting a some-more jaunty position and quick appearance.
2017 Elantra Improved Proportions
MODERN INTERIOR DESIGN
On a inside, Elantra continues to etch a complicated driver-oriented settlement that is optimized for discerning control, softened interior roominess, high-quality materials and reward record features. The contemporary interior settlement integrates reward soft-touch materials in pivotal hold points and high-tech sum to emanate an mouth-watering and gentle interior sourroundings for all passengers.
The far-reaching settlement of a instrument row provides a feeling of expanse and is accessible with a 4.2-inch tone TFT LCD instrument arrangement for softened motorist prominence and functionality. The rest of a core smoke-stack is laid out in a plane settlement with buttons and controls placed in judicious groups by function, and a slight 7 category lean toward a motorist for optimal ergonomics. Available reward preference facilities such as a segment-first integrated memory complement for a appetite motorist chair and side mirrors, twin involuntary heat control with automobile defogging complement and auto-dimming rearview counterpart serve raise pushing comfort, along with modernized ergonomic front seats. The front seats underline high-tension lightweight chair frames for softened opening opposite collisions, and a multi-firmness chair pad to assistance revoke motorist tired over prolonged distances.
In fact, all of Elantra’s seats, lonesome in possibly cloth or accessible leather, are done of SoyFoam™, an environmentally accessible seating froth that substitutes petroleum formed polyol with hydroxyl-functionalized soybean oil and optimizes a formulation/process to maximize involuntary performance. For total comfort and convenience, passengers suffer accessible exhilarated front and behind seats with a versatile 60/40 split-folding behind seat. Elantra also offers class-above sum interior volume with softened front and behind headroom. At 110.2 cu. ft. of sum interior volume, a 2017 Elantra is personal as a Midsize automobile by a EPA, that is a category above Mazda3, Ford Focus and some reward models.
2017 Elantra Class-Above Interior Volume
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In serve to newcomer comfort, improving interior cabin sound government and shortening highway sound were tip growth priorities for Hyundai engineers. To revoke engine sound a hood insulator is versed on a infancy of Elantra models. Engineers also reduced a orifice stretch in a front lurch row by 25 percent, augmenting a density of a front doorway window glass, and total several sound fullness materials in all pillars, middle fenders and floorpan. In an bid to serve urge NVH characteristics, engineers also practical cosmetic and rubber bushings to a front sub-frame and augmenting a bushings stretch of a revoke control arm.
REFINED RESPONSIVE CHASSIS
The 2017 Elantra is not usually lighter than a effusive model, though a firm framework is now reinforced with 53 percent modernized high-strength steel compared to 21 percent from a prior model, providing softened acerbity during a revoke physique weight. This augmenting duty formula in a 29.5 percent stiffer torsional acerbity and 25.3 percent larger tortuous strength, that move improvements in automobile float and handling, quietness, continuance and pushing performance. Furthermore, a new Elantra augmenting constructional glue focus 40 times during aloft highlight points on a framework and to strengthen welding areas. A member mostly found in aerospace applications, these constructional adhesives also minister to softened NVH and automobile dynamics due to additional acerbity in a chassis. Hyundai engineers focused on these enhancements to rise a some-more firm physique structure in an bid to aim tip reserve ratings by a IIHS and NHTSA.
Improved float comfort, doing and fortitude are achieved by Elantra’s redesigned behind cessation geometry that modifies a angle of a behind startle absorbers and altered a position of a curl springs on a joined torsion lamp axle. Additionally, an boost in behind bushing hole helps to urge prolonged tenure durability. Elantra’s front cessation uses an optimally designed McPherson strut with curl springs and gas startle absorbers along with a front stabilizer bar to assistance revoke physique hurl when cornering. The customary Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS) complement now adjusts to changing pushing conditions for larger pointing and steering feel while improving fuel economy. Increased caster provides protected and arguable steering feedback during highway speeds.
NEW EFFICIENT POWERTRAINS
For 2017, a new Elantra receives twin all-new powertrains designed for softened fuel potency and bland drivability performance. The customary engine accessible on a bottom SE and Limited trim is a 2.0-liter Nu MPI Atkinson four-cylinder engine producing a rise 147 horsepower during 6,200 rpm and 132 lb. ft. of torque during 4,500 rpm (estimated). This Atkinson cycle-type engine reduces pumping detriment by loitering a tighten timing of a intake valve in a focus stroke, therefore maximizing a enlargement ratio – it is a usually Atkinson cycle engine to be sum with multi-port injection in a compress class. This larger enlargement ratio is done some-more fit by permitting additional appetite to be produced. Furthermore, this engine facilities a high focus ratio of 12.5.
Other enhancements embody middle valve cam phasing that increases a operational operation of a intake valves and helps to revoke pumping loss. High appetite ignition coils are also adopted to boost explosion potency by augmenting hint intensity. A new electronically tranquil thermostat decreases pumping appetite and allows a thermostat to open during a aloft temperature. Finally, piston cooling jets are total to cold down a piston by spraying oil during a revoke position of a piston ensuing in hit fortitude and fuel economy improvements. All of this formula in adult to a 2.2 percent boost in potency for optimized fuel economy, and an coming 29 city / 38 highway / 33 sum mpg (internal guess for 6-A/T).
This 2.0-liter Nu four-cylinder engine is interconnected with possibly a customary six-speed primer delivery (available usually on a SE trim) or Elantra’s subsequent era six-speed involuntary transmission. The new involuntary delivery helps broach energetic opening with an altogether 3.3 percent boost in potency for optimized fuel economy. A new valve physique improves rigging change responsiveness and control, while an optimization in oil siphon stretch aids in improving handling efficiency. A multi-clutch torque converter is also a new serve that allows some-more control over lock-up. Finally, rolling insurgency and attrition are minimized by adopting double bony round bearings.
The second powertrain is an all-new 1.4-liter Kappa turbocharged GDI four-cylinder engine versed on a Elantra Eco trim, accessible in Spring 2016. This engine produces 128 horsepower during 5,500 rpm and a strong 156 lb-ft. of torque during a low 1,400 ~ 3,700 rpm and will be corresponding to an EcoShift seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Eco trim is projected to grasp an unrivalled estimated 35 mpg sum rating formed on inner testing.
Other facilities of a 1.4L turbocharged GDI four-cylinder engine embody an integrated cylinder conduct and empty plural that improves fuel economy 5~7% during aloft engine speeds. An optimized true intake pier increases decrease upsurge for quick combustion, suppressing hit bent and improving fuel economy. The turbocharger is a singular corkscrew settlement with an electric wastegate actuator. The optimized turbine and compressor employs a worldly scavenging plan that improves low-end torque and response, while a electric wastegate actuator improves low-end torque and part-load fuel economy by shortening behind pressure. Finally, a high vigour fuel injectors have 6 away sized laser drilled holes to optimize a fuel mist pattern.
Both engines underline a crowd of friction-reducing and cooling components and high potency engineering facilities designed to raise fuel economy and maximize performance. In addition, all Elantra trims are versed with a new Drive Mode Select underline that adjusts both powertrain opening and steering effort, permitting a motorist to customize a pushing impression by selecting from 3 modes: Eco, Normal or Sport, simply by touching a symbol on a core console.
In serve to a strengthened chassis, a 2017 Elantra creates constructional improvements to a front side members that are now a hexagonal settlement and a dash-to-cowl tie has also been reinforced. The front apron to a A-pillar now facilities a true and continual bucket trail and has prohibited stamping practical on a front side behind revoke member. B-pillar assemblies underline prejudiced softening prohibited stamping that start with a bolster territory (150kgf grade) and afterwards transition into a softening territory (100kgf grade) to assistance catch side impact. The behind doors also underline twin impact beams. A 7 airbag complement is standard, including a new driver’s knee airbag, along with Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Traction Control, ABS and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The 2017 Elantra is coming to accept an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and NHTSA 5-star reserve rating.
New for 2017, a Elantra also offers a far-reaching array of modernized reserve technologies, mostly indifferent for oppulance cars, to yield another defensive reserve covering for a passengers over a customary reserve system. Available Automatic Emergency Braking with class-exclusive Pedestrian Detection is a record that utilizes both a front brazen confronting radar and camera by sensor alloy to detect a automobile or pedestrian, and advise a motorist of a intensity collision. If a motorist does not conflict to equivocate a impact, a complement will request puncture braking.
Additional Elantra-first reserve technologies embody accessible Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist, and a rearview camera, now with energetic guidance. Lane Keep Assist uses a forward-facing camera to detect line markings and will warning a motorist if a automobile drifts outward a line but signaling. The complement will request visual steering assistance if necessary, and is another active reserve apparatus to support Elantra drivers and assistance forestall accidents.
INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY FEATURES
The 2017 Elantra truly advances forward of a compress automobile category with innovative record that enhances motorist certainty and convenience, but a reward price. Elantra’s segment-exclusive hands-free Smart Trunk, allows Elantra drivers to conveniently open a case if their hands are full by simply coming a behind of a automobile with a pivotal fob in a purse or pocket. An heard beep will sound 3 times, and a case will automatically open, creation it easy to place equipment in a load area.
The new Elantra enhances a motorist knowledge with accessible all new Dynamic Bending Light and Smart Cruise Control technology. Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) works in tandem with a HID headlights, so they turn-in with a instruction of a steering circle for softened night prominence and safety, while a additional High Beam Assist underline automatically dims a high beams when coming vehicles are detected. Elantra’s Smart Cruise Control (SCC) creates highway and prolonged stretch pushing some-more comfortable. Using a radar sensor mounted on a revoke front grille, a SCC complement maintains a set stretch from a automobile forward in sundry trade conditions by automatically adjusting automobile speed as needed.
ADVANCED CONNECTIVITY AND MULTIMEDIA
All Elantras come customary with iPhone®/USB and auxiliary submit jacks and SiriusXM® satellite radio. New for 2017, a Elantra facilities twin modernized infotainment systems over a bottom audio complement that ideally support to a digitally connected – an accessible 7.0-inch Display Audio touchscreen complement with rearview camera, and Hyundai’s next-generation 8.0-inch navigation system. Both multimedia systems are versed with Android Auto for seamless and discerning operation of a many ordinarily used smartphone functions including app-based navigation, streaming audio, voice-controlled hunt capabilities, and any authorized smartphone apps. Since smartphone formation requires a connected tie to a vehicle, Elantra provides an accessible second USB pier for charging – a initial focus on a Hyundai vehicle.
The modernized 8.0-inch navigation complement facilities an extended arrangement with softened hold attraction for hold and drag control, augmenting shade liughtness for softened daytime visibility, and a split-screen arrangement display map and strain data. Both SiriusXM Satellite Radio and HD Radio® Technology are customary on this system. For additional preference and connectivity, navigation-equipped Elantras offer pre-loaded apps, voice control functions, and reward SiriusXM features.
- Pandora® capability
- Real-time SiriusXM® Travel Link® three-month hearing period, including traffic, weather,sports, stocks, fuel prices, even film times, multi-cultural channels and presets recording capability
- SiriusXM® Tune Start – plays stream strain from a commencement when tuning into a preset channel
- “Eyes Free” Siri formation –voice control duty to forestall motorist distraction
For a initial time, Elantra also will offer an eight-speaker Infinity reward audio system, including a core orator and subwoofer. Furthermore, strain lovers will conclude Hyundai’s initial focus of Harman’s law Clari-Fi™ strain replacement technology. Clari-Fi™ analyzes digital audio files during playback and automatically rebuilds most of what was mislaid in a focus process. This delivers a low-pitched knowledge closer to a artists’ strange intent, with augmenting energetic operation for extended realism, and softened altogether fidelity.
NEXT-GENERATION BLUE LINK®
The 2017 Elantra offers a next-generation Hyundai Blue Link complement with extended safety, use and infotainment telematics. Blue Link brings seamless connectivity directly into a automobile with record like Remote Start w/ Climate Control, Destination Search powered by Google®, Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Car Finder, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Blue Link can be simply accessed from a buttons on a rearview mirror, a web or around smartphone app. Some of these facilities can even be tranquil around a latest Android Wear™ and new Apple Watch™ smartwatch offerings.
Blue Link is offering in 3 use packages: Connected Care Remote is accessible on all models and Guidance is accessible on Navigation-equipped models. 2017 Elantras versed with Blue Link offer one year of nominal Blue Link Connected Care.
Connected Care package (complimentary for 1-year):
- Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Assistance
- SOS Emergency Assistance
- Enhanced Roadside Assistance
- Monthly Vehicle Health Report
- Maintenance Alerts
- Automated Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification (DTC)
- Service Link
- Blue Link App (smartphone, smartwatch)
- On-Demand Diagnostics
- Driving Information
- Remote Start with Climate Control
- Remote Door Lock/Unlock
- Remote Horn and Lights
- Car Finder around Mobile App
- Stolen Vehicle Recovery/Slowdown/Immobilization
- Vehicle Safeguard Alerts:
- Valet Alert
- Speed/Curfew Alert
Guidance package (Navigation-equipped models):
- Destination hunt powered by Google®
- Destination Send-to-Car by Google®
More sum on specific Blue Link-equipped vehicles accessible during www.hyundaibluelink.com.