Get ready for the next generation Elantra that is going to be launched in the year 2014 which is currently undergoing some road tests in different parts of the world. The first edition of Hyundai Elantra has been released in the 1990’s after which they have regularly launched new editions with the latest model on the roads being their fifth generation model.
The Elantra has been known for its attractive styling both exteriors and interiors making it one of the best cars in the mid size sedan cars. Industry experts believe that this model may come up with the direct fuel injected four cylinder engine 2.0L. This can be the alternative to the Hyundai 1.8L standard engine.
Though the car model is not yet revealed to the world some spy photographs show changes in the front fascia with lightly updated hexagonal grille and the regular headlights being switched to the daytime running LED lights. The tailpipe, alloy wheels, bumper also seems to be redesigned giving a more aggressive look to the car. The stylish concave lines and fluidic design further add to the stylish display of the car.
The interiors can be expected according to the standards set by Hyundai which were top class in the industry maintaining reputation of the brand. The pricing may be set around 12 lakhs to 17 lakhs based on the variants and it is really worth the price considering the performance and features of next generation Elantra.
Japanese Automaker Nissan is bringing out their latest edition of Nissan Sunny to pitch against the competitors in the sedan segment. This shall be the 10th generation car from Nissan who are preparing to launch their car by the end of 2013. As already Sunny was a major hit in the sedan markets they are yet giving it some more facelifts to make it look more attractive with enhanced performance.
Some features like chrome strip, redesigning in the lamps, bumper and also adding stylish alloy wheels can be observed from the spied photographs available as of now. The car might also have the same 1.5K9K diesel engine that gives an output power of 85bhp and the petrol version coming with a 1.5L HR15DE engine with dual injectors producing 98bhp power. The car also comes with 5 speed manual transmission and also a CVT automatic gearbox giving two transmission options for the buyers to choose.
The exterior dimensions though look small outside offer plenty of space inside with redefined quality interiors bring that classic stylish looks to the vehicle. Some innovative features like Bluetooth, rear parking sensor, LED turn signal lights incorporated in the side mirror are all very interesting according to the industry experts and is available in a price range of 7 to 12 lakhs.
With both the next generation Elantra and Nissan Sunny, going to hit the markets to capture the sedan market, it is really quite interesting to observe which brand would have their upper hand in the market. They are also facing stiff competition from other company’s who are already in the market in the same segment.