2016 Elantra to Debut at Frankfurt Motor Show

by Sep 1, 2015All News, Frankfurt 2015, Hyundai3 comments

new hyundai elantra to debut at frankfurt motor show

According to industry sources on August 28, Hyundai Motor is preparing to the final debut of its sixth generation 2016 Elantra at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in two weeks.

Hyundai Motor originally planned to release the 2016 Elantra (called as Avante in South Korea) first at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November (as a 2017MY) but Hyundai decided to change the reveal to a sooner European Motor Show.

At its local market, Hyundai Motor plans to launch the sales of new Avante, codenamed as “AD”, within next month after celebrating a Media Showcase in Seoul later on September. Looking at the rear view from the spy picture above, the car looks like a small Genesis from the back. In the front includes Hyundai’s signature hexagonal grille and a headlights that also remains to the Genesis.

The new 2016 Elantra will offer a choose between petrol and diesel engines, with the new 1.6 Turbo GDi delivering 175 hp and the possibility to mount besides to 7-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) as the highlights.

New infotainment systems including the compatibility with Android Auto and Apple Car Play and Around View Monitor will follow the addition of the latest safety systems suchs as Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning System, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Rear Cross Traffic Alert between others.

Written by Jose Antonio López

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

3 Comments

    • Jose Antonio López

      Yeah, I explained it on the article, this is 2016MY for Europe, but 2017MY for North America

      “…to release the 2016 Elantra (called as Avante in South Korea) first at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November (as a 2017MY)…”

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  1. John Fiore

    Hyundai’s small segment i20 sports and elantra looks like small but there is only difference in size.I don’t know the why they making bigger size of small cars with same curves.

    They should present different style of cars with different curves and technology.

    regards,
    Used cargo vans

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