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Hyundai Elantra 1.6L Launched in Pakistan

Hyundai Elantra 1.6L Launched in Pakistan

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 PakistanHyundai Elantra 2.0 Price in Pakistan

Elantra Engine and Performance

Here is a list of the engine and performance specifications of both Elantra variants.

SpecsHyundai Elantra 1.6 GLHyundai Elantra 2.0 GL
Engine1.6 Mpi Gasoline Engine2.0 Mpi Gasoline Engine
Displacement 1,591cc1,999cc
Max Power94 kW or 126 hp @6300 rpm115 kW or 154 hp @6200 rpm
Max Torque N-m / rpm155 N.m @4850 rpm195 N.m @4500 rpm
Engine TypeDOHC 16-ValveDOHC 16-Valve w/ Dual CVVT
CylindersIn-Line 4-CylinderIn-Line 4-Cylinder
Compression Ratio10.510.3
Emission StandardEuro 2Euro 2
Fuel SystemMPiMPi
Fuel Tank Capacity50L50L
Drive System2WD2WD
Transmission6-Speed A/T6-Speed A/T
Driving modesXSports/ 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 specsHyundai Elantra 1.6 GLHyundai Elantra 2.0 GL
Steering Wheel Material3-Spoke Polyurethane3-Spoke Leather
Power Steering (Adjustment)Tilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
TGS KnobSoft PVCLeather
Instrument Panel Cluster TypeSupervision w/ 4.2″ TFT LCDSupervision w/ 4.2″ TFT LCD
Instrument clusterSpeedometer (Optitron Meter + Digital Speedometer), In-dash Cluster Illumination Control, TachometerSpeedometer (Optitron Meter + Digital Speedometer), In-dash Cluster Illumination Control, Tachometer
Central Door Locking
Speed Sensing Door Lock
Remote TailGate Opener
Screen8″ Display8″ Display
Seat Height AdjusterDriver only (Manual)D+P
Keyless EntryJack KnifeSmart Key with Welcome Lamp
Burglar Alarm
Rear AC Ventilation
Push startX
Climate controlAnalogueDigital

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 specsHyundai Elantra 1.6 GLHyundai Elantra 2.0 GL
Front Radiator GrilleChrome CoatingChrome Coating
Front Light Tetra LED headlampsTetra LED headlamps
Side MirrorBody Color, Electrically Retractable, with LED Turn SignalBody Color, Electrically Adjustable, Electrically Retractable, with LED Turn Signal
Door TrimHi- Fabric + PVCHi- Fabric + PVC
Rear View Camera
Wheel & Tyre16 inch Alloy Wheel 215/55R1616 inch Alloy Wheel 215/55R16
Vanity MirrorAvailable (without lamp)Available (with Illumination)
Rain Sensing wipersX

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.

  1. Polar white
  2. Black Diamond Metallic
  3. Silver Metallic
  4. Graphite Gray Metallic
  5. Teal Blue
  6. Fiery Red

Hyundai Elantra Safety Features

Safety FeaturesHyundai Elantra 1.6 GLHyundai Elantra 2.0 GL
Air BagsDriver + PassengerDriver + Passenger
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)X
Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)X
Traction Control System (TCS)X
Auto Cruise ControlX
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.

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