What if Hyundai Launches a Elantra Wagon?

by Apr 24, 2020All News, Hyundai0 comments

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We don’t expect more bodystyles for the all-new Elantra (they even removed the Elantra GT hatchback from their US website since the launch of the All-New Elantra and its unkown if will return with the facelift of its european counterpart, the i30) but we noticed thanks to our colleagues at Motor1.com that SRK Designs made a sleek rendering of a Wagon Elantra.

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While Hyundai is probably not planning an Elantra wagon, there is hope for a new model in this body style from the company’s luxury sub-brand as we have advanced. We’re talking about Genesis and a recent statement made by its global boss, William Lee. He recently said a G70 wagon is being actively considered, but it hasn’t been given the proverbial green light.

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As much as we like the idea of an Elantra wagon, it’s unlikely to happen for two major reasons. Firstly, wagon sales are not exactly great in today’s SUV-obsessed world, and that’s especially true outside of Europe, therefore such a product would not have a solid business case. Secondly, it would clash with the i30 wagon that was recently updated with a mid-cycle facelift and a sporty-looking N Line model.

What do you think?

Written by Jose Antonio López

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

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