As we told you about the possible launch of Hyundai Elantra 1.6, now it is confirmed that the company has officially launched it. There is a 2.0L variant already in the market. There isn’t much difference in the features and specs apart from the 1.6L engine vs 2.0L engine.
Let us see a short 1.6L Elantra review here.
Hyundai Elantra Variants
Here are the two variants of Elantra Pakistan.
- Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL (1,591cc)
- Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GL (1,999cc)
Let us see the price and other differences of these variants.
Hyundai Elantra Price in Pakistan
Here is a comparison of Hyundai Elantra 1.6L price in Pakistan vs the price of 2.0 L variant.
|Hyundai Elantra 1.6 Price in Pakistan||Hyundai Elantra 2.0 Price in Pakistan|
Elantra Engine and Performance
Here is a list of the engine and performance specifications of both Elantra variants.
|Specs||Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL||Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GL|
|Engine||1.6 Mpi Gasoline Engine||2.0 Mpi Gasoline Engine|
|Max Power||94 kW or 126 hp @6300 rpm||115 kW or 154 hp @6200 rpm|
|Max Torque N-m / rpm||155 N.m @4850 rpm||195 N.m @4500 rpm|
|Engine Type||DOHC 16-Valve||DOHC 16-Valve w/ Dual CVVT|
|Cylinders||In-Line 4-Cylinder||In-Line 4-Cylinder|
|Emission Standard||Euro 2||Euro 2|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50L||50L|
|Transmission||6-Speed A/T||6-Speed A/T|
|Driving modes||X||Sports/ Smart/ Eco/ Normal|
By looking at the table, we can see there is some notable difference between the performance of Elantra 1.6 vs Elantra 2.0. Driving modes are missing in the 1.6L variant.
Hyundai Elantra Features
Let us see if there is any notable difference between the Elantra 1.6 features and Elantra 2.0 features. We have made a short list of safety and comfort (interior and exterior) features to help you understand if there is any difference at all.
Hyundai Elantra Interior
|Interior specs||Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL||Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GL|
|Steering Wheel Material||3-Spoke Polyurethane||3-Spoke Leather|
|Power Steering (Adjustment)||Tilt & Telescopic||Tilt & Telescopic|
|TGS Knob||Soft PVC||Leather|
|Instrument Panel Cluster Type||Supervision w/ 4.2″ TFT LCD||Supervision w/ 4.2″ TFT LCD|
|Instrument cluster||Speedometer (Optitron Meter + Digital Speedometer), In-dash Cluster Illumination Control, Tachometer||Speedometer (Optitron Meter + Digital Speedometer), In-dash Cluster Illumination Control, Tachometer|
|Central Door Locking||✓||✓|
|Speed Sensing Door Lock||✓||✓|
|Remote TailGate Opener||✓||✓|
|Screen||8″ Display||8″ Display|
|Seat Height Adjuster||Driver only (Manual)||D+P|
|Keyless Entry||Jack Knife||Smart Key with Welcome Lamp|
|Rear AC Ventilation||✓||✓|
There is not much difference in the two variants. However, the Elantra 2.0L variant has a significant edge over the 1.6L variant.
Hyundai Elantra Exterior
|Exterior specs||Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL||Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GL|
|Front Radiator Grille||Chrome Coating||Chrome Coating|
|Front Light||Tetra LED headlamps||Tetra LED headlamps|
|Side Mirror||Body Color, Electrically Retractable, with LED Turn Signal||Body Color, Electrically Adjustable, Electrically Retractable, with LED Turn Signal|
|Door Trim||Hi- Fabric + PVC||Hi- Fabric + PVC|
|Rear View Camera||✓||✓|
|Wheel & Tyre||16 inch Alloy Wheel 215/55R16||16 inch Alloy Wheel 215/55R16|
|Vanity Mirror||Available (without lamp)||Available (with Illumination)|
|Rain Sensing wipers||X||✓|
As per this table, Elantra 1.6L variant lacks rain sensing wipers, electrically adjustable side mirrors, and the vanity mirror is without illumination.
1.6L Hyundai Elantra Colors
Here are the colors of Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL.
- Polar white
- Black Diamond Metallic
- Silver Metallic
- Graphite Gray Metallic
- Teal Blue
- Fiery Red
Hyundai Elantra Safety Features
|Safety Features||Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL||Hyundai Elantra 2.0 GL|
|Air Bags||Driver + Passenger||Driver + Passenger|
|Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)||✓||✓|
|Electronic Stability Control (ESC)||X||✓|
|Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)||X||✓|
|Traction Control System (TCS)||X||✓|
|Auto Cruise Control||X||✓|
|Auto Light Control||✓||✓|
This table shows that there is a notable difference in the safety features.
Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL Booking Information
You can book Elantra 1.6L by paying Rs.1,200,000 with a delivery time of June. However, if you pay full price, you have a chance to get delivery in May.
Hyundai Elantra Competition
Hyundai Elantra 1.6L will directly compete with the Toyota Corolla Altis 1.6 Special Edition and Corolla and some other top of the line Corolla variants. It might also indirectly compete with the SUVs in this price category like KIA Stonic, MG ZS, and Chery Tiggo 4 Pro.
There’s a difference of Rs.500,000 between Elantra 1.6L and 2.0L; however, the difference isn’t limited to their engine size only. The 1.6L variant lacks many features in terms of comfort (interior, exterior) and safety. Let us see how it performs in the local market. The consumers nowadays pay attention not only to the price difference but specs and features as well, especially safety features, etc.
Would you buy the Hyundai Elantra 1.6 or go for the Elantra 2.0 by paying more? Tell us in the comment section.