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Hyundai Launches Global Sedan ‘All New Elantra’

No. 22523 08 201613 hit

- Over 11.5 Million Happy Customers Worldwide
- High on Safety with 53% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS)
- ‘Dynamic Precision’ - the new Fluidic 2.0 design language

New Delhi, August 23, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched the All New 6th Generation Elantra, which redefines prestige in its class.
All Round Excellence and Great Experience are some of the Expressions that are associated with the All New Elantra, which has establishes it as the most popular model globally. The development team associated with the creation of the All New Elantra has conquered the tough challenge of creating a model which could live-up to this reputation and deliver unmatched value. For this, after taking feedback from numerous customers globally, A Completely New Vehicle Platform was created with Safety & Performance as highest priority.

Speaking at the launch of The All New Elantra, Mr. Y K Koo, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited said, “The All New Elantra is the Global Bestseller and has set forth new standards in its every generation. In the pursuit to achieve world’s best technology, the All New Elantra is the culmination of 26 years of continuous and dedicated research by Hyundai Motor. Currently in its 6th Generation, the All New Elantra builds upon the momentum and success of its award-winning history with strong value proposition. The advanced safety, bold aerodynamic design and class above features make it a complete driving experience Redefining The Prestige in its class.”

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Photo Caption - MR. Y.K. Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. at the launch of The All New Elantra at New Delhi

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Mr. Y.K. Koo MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Mr. B.S. Jeong, Director – Sales & Marketing, HMIL & Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL at the launch of All New Elantra at New Delhi
 

Dynamic Design

‘Dynamic Precision’ is the new Fluidic 2.0 design language of the 6th Generation Elantra. The exterior projects Bold, Stylish and Dynamic expression while the interiors echo generous flair of Comfort and Luxury making it the Best Elantra Ever Made.
The exterior styling of All New Elantra is Bold, Modern and Futuristic. The design evolution encourages dynamic expression and projects sportiness with sense of stability. The front is defined by Hyundai’s signature chrome hexagonal grille that projects bold and distinctive character. While the sleek HID headlamps together with LED light guides gives a sharp and futuristic look. The side profile is designed with a sence of sporty & coupe like silhouette while the rear is extremely impactful with eye catching split type LED Tail lamps. Aerodynamic profile of the car along with innovative wheel air curtain and other advance design package technologies have resulted in Best-in-Class drag coefficient of 0.29.
The All New Elantra’s sculpted body forms are complimented smoothly by contoured lines that reveal the underlying inspiration of Hyundai’ designers. The wide & horizontal front is in harmony with slim headlamps, 3D hexagonal grille creating futuristic, elegant appearance with the split type LED tail lamps further adding to the Styling and Premiumness of All New Elantra.

Key Exterior Features:
• High Intensity Discharge (HID) headLamps (New)
• LED Daytime Running light with Positioning lamps (New)
• Projector Fog lamps (New)
• Split type LED Tail Lamp (New)
• Shark Fin Antenna (New)
• Welcome Function with Door Pocket Light (First-in-Segment)
• Gunmetal Finish 16” Alloy Wheel & Silica Tyres
• Chrome Belt Line
• Glass Antenna
• Chrome Outside Door Handles

The Simple, Modern and Driver oriented interior with premium silver detailing creates a perfect blend of luxury and convenience. The all new layout with attention to detail makes the interior feel more comfortable and spacious. All New Elantra offers driver centric cockpit design with ergonomically placed controls for Multimedia and Parking Convenience. The Intelligent design offers good balance of interior space along with 458 liters of Boot space for long weekend trips.

• The Driver-centric Horizontal crash pad layout with T shaped center fascia and a subtle tilt towards driver's seat ensures minimal driver movement for comfortable and safe driving.
• Supervision Cluster integrating 3.5˝ Mono TFT-LCD offers all the useful information with outstanding visibility (New)
• Auto Cruise Control
• Voice recognition (New)
• Tilt and Telescopic adjustable Steering Wheel
• Ergonomically designed steering wheel controls for Audio, Cruise and Voice control provides enhanced comfort during long drives.

Driving Performance

Built on a new platform with 53% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) structure, Elantra offers a whole new level of ride comfort with smooth & precise handling, improved interior quietness and enhanced safety.
Superior Ride and Handling characteristics of platform are complemented by MacPherson Strut Suspension in front and Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) in the rear along with Hydraulic Rebound Stopper (HRS) in rear shock absorber for improved damping, ensuring a comfortable ride and stabilized driving.

Exterior Dimensions

Length x Width x Height

4,570 x 1,800 x 1,465 mm

Wheelbase

2,700 mm

Max Tyre

205/ 60 R16 Alloy Wheels

Ground clearance

 165 mm

The trustworthy driving performance and stability make Elantra a driver's car by innovating on the fundamentals. The All New Elantra gives Choice of Efficient and Advanced Powertrains. The driver can feel the power of technology with option of two performance packed engines of All New Elantra:

The newest member of Hyundai gasoline family, powerful Nu 2.0L petrol engine is the biggest petrol engine in its class. It’s Lightweight All Aluminum Block & Plastic Intake Manifold aid in high fuel economy and superior performance.
Hyundai's renowned and proven 1.6L U2 Common Rail Technology diesel engine offers powerful performance with low NVH, high fuel efficiency and durability. Driving pleasure within the city and highway is ensured by the variable geometry turbocharger for low and high end torque.
 

Engine Specifications

Engine

Capacity (cc)

Maximum Power (ps/rpm)

Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)

      Petrol

NU 2.0 Mpi 

1,999

152 @ 6,200

19.6 @ 4,000

      Diesel

U2 1.6 CRDi

1,582

128 @ 4,000

26.5 @ 1,900-2,750

 

 The chassis structure is developed to give stability and actual mileage improvement during high-speed driving. In-house developed 6-Speed Manual and 6-Speed Automatic Transmission offer superb smoothness and better fuel efficiency. The 2nd Generation 6- Speed Petrol AT is more refined with reduced frictional losses. The First-in-Segment 'DRIVE MODE select’ feature gives an option to the driver to choose between 'ECO Mode'-for higher fuel efficiency or 'SPORT Mode' for enthralling performance at the press of a button.
Mileage

Mileage  

Engine

ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed MT)

ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed AT)

Petrol

Nu 2.0 MPi

14.59 Kmpl

14.62 Kmpl

Diesel

1.6 VGT CRDi

22.54 Kmpl

(Best -in-Segment)

18.23 Kmpl

 

Smart Comfort

Interior of Elantra continues to depict a modern driver oriented design that is optimized for intuitive control, improved interior roominess, high quality material and latest technology features. The contemporary interior design integrates premium soft touch material. The wide design of instrument panel offers a feeling of spaciousness.
The All New Elantra offers a host of premium and Segment Unique Comfort Features such as the Smart trunk (First-in-Segment) that automatically unlocks and pops-out when the owner stands with-in 3 feet behind the vehicle with smart key for more than 3 seconds. The front seat frames are light weight and with high-tensile strength for improved performance against collisions. Moreover, the multi-firmness seat pad helps reduce driver fatigue over long distance.
The All New Elantra features advanced infotainment system with 8.0 High Definition capacitive touch screen- Audio Video Navigation System (AVN) with rear view camera is for improved driver visibility and functionality. Multimedia system is equipped with Apple Carplay and Android Auto for seamless integration of app based navigation, streaming audio, voice controlled search capabilities and smartphone applications. For the first time, All New Elantra comes with 6 speakers along with SMART SURROUND SYSTEM by 'Arkamys’ delivering a music experience much closer to the artists original intent.
 

Some Key Interior features include

• Electric Sunroof (New)
• Dual Zone FATC with Cluster Ionizer
• Front Ventilated Seat
• Engine Start/Stop Button
• Available in Premium Leatherite Upholstery
• Rear AC Vents
• Electro Chromic Mirror
• Premium Door Scuff Plates
• Aluminium Pedals

Advanced Safety

All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built-in keeping with the Hyundai ‘Safe-Drive Philosophy’. Beyond active safety technologies, All New Elantra is built to comply with Hyundai’s strict safety standards, helping it to meet the safety requirements.
The All-new Elantra is developed with 53% of Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), an additional 32% increase over the previous generation model. AHSS components are used to increase stiffness of chassis and protect passengers effectively in case of collision.


Key Safety Features:

• 6 Airbags
• Dual Airbags and Anti-lock brake system (ABS) with EBD as Standard
• Reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines & Reverse Parking Sensors
• Electronic Stability control (ESC)
• Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) – Best-in- Class
• Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
• Front Projection Fog Lamps (New)
• High Intensity Discharge (HID) Head Lamps (New)
• Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
• Impact Sensing Door Unlock/Speed Sensing Lock
 

Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) and Special Loyalty Program

Hyundai vision is to be the Life time partner of its customers. We are always around and near to our customers. As a unique customer Assurance initiate, Hyundai has introduced Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) offering Best-in-Class warranty with 3 Years Unlimited Kilometers for all the customers of All New Elantra. The program also offers Free Maintenance for 3 Years/30,000 kilometres, 3 years Roadside Assistance, 3 times update on ‘Map Care’ and 3 times Customer 'Home Visit'.
As a goodwill gesture to Hyundai Loyal Customers additional 4th Year Extended Warranty will be offered.

Variants and Colour

The All New Elantra will be available in 9 variants with 5 exterior colour options.

Globally Awarded Elantra

The Elantra was first introduced more than 26 years ago and has sold more than 11.5 million units till date. It has won numerous awards and accolades including ‘2012 North American Car of the Year’, ‘2012 South African Car of the Year’ and ‘Highest ranked in compact car segment for initial quality’ in 2014 by J.D. Power and Associates. The 6th Generation All New Elantra has won prestigious awards globally including Top Safety Pick+ Rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in July 2016, 2016 International Design Excellence (IDEA®) Bronze, iF Design (Germany), Biggest Bang for the Buck, Vincentric Cost of Ownership Award (US), Autobest in Europe, and was named as National Car of the year in South Africa and Canada. Each of the previous five generations of the car have contributed to its rising popularity and today it remains one of Hyundai Motor’s best-selling models.
 

The All New ELANTRA Introductory (Ex-Showroom New Delhi prices Rs.):

Petrol

MT

AT

S

12,99,000

-

SX

14,79,000

15,89,000

SX(O)

16,59,000

17,99,000

 

Diesel

MT

AT

S

14,79,000

-

SX

16,39,000

-

SX(O)

17,69,000

19,19,000

 

 

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Hyundai celebrates CRETA’s 1st Anniversary with New Variants introduction

No. 22405 08 2016129 hit

- Introduced Anniversary Edition in Petrol and Diesel SX+ Variant
- The new ‘Executive Variant’ added in the petrol portfolio
- An all New Automatic S+ Diesel variant to offer comfortable driving
- Made-In-India CRETA has brought smiles to over 125,000 happy customers worldwide

New Delhi, August 5, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today announced the introduction of three new variants in the Creta portfolio. Creta, the winner of the Indian Car of the Year is most awarded & sold SUV, will now be available in 3 new variants - Anniversary edition, Executive variant (E+) and S+ Automatic variant. Creta has set an all-new benchmark for its segment. India’s most loved Made in India SUV has met aspirations and brought smiles to over 125,000 happy customers worldwide within a year of its launch.

Commenting on the introduction of new variants, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava – Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), said, “We would like to take this opportunity and express our gratitude to the customers who have shown trust in The Perfect SUV - Creta. As India’s most loved auto manufacturer, we are committed to bring best-in-class, modern and premium products for our aspirational customers. The introduction of three variants will add more value to the overall buying experience for customers.”

Anniversary Edition (SE)

Celebrating the grand success of Creta, the first anniversary edition was gifted to Ace Shuttler and Icon, Ms. Saina Nehwal recently in Bengaluru for her achievement in Australian Open. The 1st anniversary edition will come with dual tone exteriors with glossy black roof along with C-pillar and integrated spoiler, 17” diamond cut alloy wheels, black Shark Fin antenna, Jet wing inspired body graphics & bright silver skid plates. The interiors boasts of refreshed & sporty all-black theme dashboard with red accents, premium black seat fabric with red inserts, 7” touch screen AVN system and leather wrapped steering wheel with audio & bluetooth controls to enhance the modern premium feel of the car.

Executive Variant (E+)

To meet customer aspirations & offer a better value proposition a new Executive variant (E+) is introduced in 1.6L petrol. The new variant will include features like touch screen audio (5”) along with steering audio & bluetooth controls and tweeters. It will also have sporty roof rail, electrically adjustable ORVM with LED turn indicators & rear AC vents for added style and convenience.

S+ Diesel Automatic

Catering to customer needs Hyundai has also introduced an automatic variant to the diesel portfolio of Creta. The 1.6L CRDi VGT 6-Speed Automatic Transmission now offered in S+ variant is in-line with the growing consumer preference for automatic transmission.

Also, an all-new Earth Brown color has been introduced across all the Creta variants to give more options to choose from.

Launched in July 2015, Creta has received an overwhelming response from its customers winning 27 awards including the Indian Car of the Year 2016.

Current Prices for Creta are as follows:

 

CRETA

Price Rs (Ex S/R Delhi)

Petrol

(1.6 VTVT)

Diesel

(1.4 CRDi)

Diesel

(1.6 CRDi VGT)

E+

MT

9,99,900

-

-

S+

AT

-

-

13,58,697

SX+

SE

12,23,851

 

13,76,699

 

 

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Hyundai announces price increase across models effective Aug 16, 2016

No. 22305 08 2016144 hit

New Delhi, August 5, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s largest passenger car exporter and second largest car manufacturer announced the price increase across its models starting from Eon to Santa Fe.

Commenting on the price hike, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing said, “The rupee depreciation and increase in raw materials cost have impacted our overall costs. We have been absorbing most of the costs but now we are compelled to consider the price increase. We will be increasing the prices from August 16, 2016 by Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 20,000 across models.”

Hyundai Motor India Domestic Sales Grew by 12.9%

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New Delhi, August 1, 2016: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered the domestic sales of 41,201 units and exports of 14,606 with cumulative sales of 55,807 units for the month of July 2016.

Commenting on the July sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “Hyundai continues to sustain strong growth trajectory, volume of 41,201 units with growth of 12.9% on the strength of strong pull performance of Grand i10, Elite i20 & Creta in a market showing improved customer sentiments led by good monsoons, low inflation, reduced interest rates and dropping fuel prices.”
 

HMIL sales July 2015 July 2016 (%)
Domestic 36,503 41,201 12.9
Exports 13,908 14,606 5.0
Cumulative 50,411 55,807 10.7

 

 

“DECADE OF PARTNERSHIP” OVER 2 MILLION CARS EXPORTED THROUGH CHENNAI PORT BY HYUNDAI

No. 22128 07 2016153 hit

New Delhi, July 27, 2016: Chennai Port Trust and M/s. Hyundai Motors India Ltd., the country’s biggest exporter and second largest car manufacturer today commemorate a decade of partnership. On this occasion Shri. Cyril C. George, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust, handed over a cheque of Rs.19.69 crores towards refund of wharfage charges for the year 2015-16 to Shri. YK Koo, Managing Director, M/s. Hyundai Motors India Ltd. M/s. Hyundai has exported over 2 million cars since 2006 and has received a total of Rs.165 crores as refund of wharfage.

M/s. HMIL has been using Chennai Port ever since its inception in 1996 and started exporting through this Port from 2000 onwards. In 2006, Chennai Port and M/s. HMIL entered into an Agreement. Hyundai Motor Company, Korea had designated M/s.HMIL as a small car export hub and the Port has been instrumental in Hyundai shipping its cars all over the world and retaining its top exporter status for over a decade. Prior to the Agreement, M/s. HMIL exported 3 lakh cars through this Port.

Commenting on the occasion Shri. YK Koo, MD, M/s. HMIL said, “Exports have been integral to HMIL and we are happy to have had a great partnership with the Chennai Port which has only grown and strengthened over the years. This association has not only helped catapult Hyundai as the No.1 exporter for over a decade but also helped HMIL play a critical role in Hyundai’s global operations.”

Growing from strength to strength M/s. Hyundai exhibited its leadership characteristics by being a valuable partner to Chennai Port’s pioneering efforts in making coastal RoRo voyages a reality. M/s. Hyundai shipped 800 cars from Chennai Port to Pipavav on 05/02/2016, the country’s maiden Coastal RoRo voyage from the East to West Coast of India.

Shri. Cyril C George, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust said “This partnership has been a win win proposition for both organizations not only in the past decade but also wish that this partnership continues to grow in the decades to come. Chennai Port is a pioneer in car exports and we have one of the best facilities. I applaud the initiatives taken by M/s. Hyundai Motor India and am happy that we have been able to partner them in their success. Chennai Port is always open to new ideas and I hope this serves as an example for other exporters to use our services”

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Photo Caption: Mr. Cyril C George, Chairman-Chennai Port Trust handing over the cheque...

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