Newest Hyundai Elantra has already designed sedan and hatchback body styles. Next month, at 2017 Geneva auto show, the Korean car producer will add a wagon to its lineup.
Hyundai inot confirmed yet if the car will be sold in the United States. If it ends up here expect it to be named Elantra Touring. The last Elantra Touring withdrew of the market after the model from 2012.
In other markets it will be recognizable as an i30 Tourer and go up against cheap compact wagons slike the Ford Focus Wagon, Opel Astra Sports Tourer and Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. The total length is 180.5 inches and with the rear seats flexed storage space is 58.2 cubic feet maximum.
It’s virtually same as i30 hatchback which is went to the U.S. as the Elantra GT with new design
Mechanically, it’s virtually same as i30 hatchback which is went to the U.S. as the Elantra GT with new design. Depending on the market, customers will be able to choose from a selection of gasoline and diesel engines, from a turbocharged 1.0-liter inline-3 with 118 horsepower to a turbocharged 1.4-liter inline-4 with 138 hp.
Premium parts are LED headlights, a touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, and numerous electronic driver aids with automatic emergency braking, driver alertness warning, lane keep assist and detection for pedestrian.
We are hoping for more details of Hyundai’s U.S. plans for the pretty wagon once the Geneva auto show starts on March 7. To get more information about some of the other vehicles that are coming soom,read our posts and stay tuned.