Hyundai-Nishat has finally launched the Elantra sedan in an exclusive online event stream over its official Facebook page. This is the third locally assembled Hyundai (Porter being the first) and the second local assembled passenger car (after Tucson crossover) introduced by the company ever since it made its comeback in Pakistan.
Available in lone GLS variant, the 6th gen Hyundai Elantra has been priced at PKR 40.49 lac and will compete against the likes of Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic in our market.
The Elantra in Pakistan comes powered by a 2.0-liter engine that’s paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission and is capable to deliver 154hp of power and 175Nm of torque.
Salient features include LED headlights with DRLs & LED tail lamps, power steering/ windows/ mirrors, 4-drive models (Normal, Eco, Sport, Smart), dual airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, hill-start assist, multi-function steering, 7-inch multimedia unit, 6-speakers, reversing camera, wireless charging, cruise control, 8-way power driver seat adjustments, power sunroof, smart trunk release & 16” alloy wheels to name a few.
Commenting at the launch event, the Head of Hyundai Motor Company for Middle East & African region Mr Bang Sun Jeon said:
“It is with immense pleasure that I am announcing the launch of our first sedan and the third completely knocked-down model in Pakistan– the Elantra. We are thankful to Hyundai-Nishat for paving way to this accomplishment. It is the first 2,000cc (local assembled) sedan in its class in Pakistan. We have brought great power in terms of our product as well as our commitment. We aim to provide best in class vehicles which steer innovation. In the years to come, we hope Hyundai as a brand continues to grow its legacy in Pakistan that will serve customers with new innovative and exciting models.”
Booking of the Hyundai Elantra will commence from the 22nd of March 2021. Available in 6 exterior color options– Polar White, Black Diamond Metallic, Silver Metallic, Graphite Grey Metallic, Teal Blue, and Fiery Red the Elantra is backed by Hyundai’s 4-years/ 100,000km warranty (whichever occurs first).
A 3d animation professional with over 20 years of industry experience having served in leading organizations & production facilities of Pakistan, an avid car enthusiast and petrolhead with an affection to deliver writings to help shape opinions. Formerly written for PakWheels as well as major publications including Dawn. Founder of CarSpiritPK.com