Korean four-door sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra 5th generation is a company of the Land of Morning Calm in the highly competitive European class C. Debut model was held at the Motor Show in Busan (South Korea) in the spring of 2010. Russian motorists car became available only after a year and a half – in the autumn of . As part of this review will find out how attractive design with the increased dimensions of the body of the new generation 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra model year with a stylish interior and a new technical stuffing (engine, gearbox, suspension) meets a fairly high cost of the car from 699 900 rubles. We will try to find out whether a new capable 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra to compete with such popular cars in Russia, as the Ford Focus 3 , of Opel the Astra type sedan and the Chevrolet the Cruze . Our traditional helpers will be photo and video materials, reviews and information from the owners of 2018-2019 Hyundai official dealers in Russia.
Sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra car nice and even impressive. Common style design cars in common with his brothers on the line 2018-2019 Hyundai, Jr. 2018-2019 Hyundai Solaris and senior 2018-2019 Hyundai Sonata. Elantra also skip around and evaluate the impartial eye.
The front of the sedan with a hexagonal lattice falshradiatornoy tastefully inscribed in a huge front bumper, sustaining its upper part large, elongated headlamps ceiling with beautiful soft lines and flowing bonnet with two pronounced ribs. Bumper fairing with the charismatic profile, aerodynamic elements and neat segments protivotumanok located in the depths of the strict rectangular depressions.
In reviewing the 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra sedan side looks really amazing. Compact hood, heavily littered with back-pillar forms a smooth transition into the dome-shaped roof, gently flowing down through the weightless rear rack of the car feed. The high window-sill line rising continuously tries to merge with the dome roof. Thereby forming a compact side windows, a powerful sidewall doors prescribed strict vyshtampovki edge and sculptural back. Add the original side of the sedan powerful wheel arches with a distinctive profile.
The rear of the car with a bumper majestic, huge luggage compartment lid, large shades marker lamps with soft flowing lines.
- The beauty, originality and harmony of lines sedan complement the bright colors of enamel: Hyper Silver (dark silver), Mushroom (beige), Tomato Red (tomato red), Sleek Silver (light silver), Creamy White (white), Clean Blue (blue), bronze (bronze), Santorini blue (blue), Hazel brown (brown).
- Sedan with a 1.6-liter engine in the initial configuration Base resting on the ground tires 195 / 65R15 on the steel 15-inch wheels, and Comfort version Optima equipped with tires 205 / 55R16 on alloy wheels 16 range.
- For 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra 1,8 discount tires 215 / 45R17 wheels and light-alloy R17. All cars are shod with tires of the South Korean-made Hankook or Kumho.
- Completing the description of the exterior point out the overall external dimensions of the sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra : 4530 mm long, 1775 mm wide, 1445 mm high, 2700 mm wheelbase, 150 mm ground clearance (clearance).
Interior 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra not only looks stylish, and high quality, so it really is. Neatly and accurately fit all the elements of interior finishing materials as a combination of soft textured plastic with inserts of hard silver-plated plastic, nice fabric upholstery seats (maybe even a combination upholstery – leather and fabric). Chairs of the driver and passenger are set high, comfortable seats with lateral support and unobtrusive heating. Is positioned correctly and comfortably behind the wheel helps a wide range of seat and steering column adjustment in two planes.
The steering wheel is small with the tides in the area of the right grip pleasure lies in your hands, instrument panel with dials in two deep wells and the trip computer screen between the radii (since version Comfort dashboard Supervision) beautiful and informative.
Front-panel dashboard with smooth lines and differences, the original center console with a narrowed body through the tide, which is located on the gear lever, enters the high tunnel that separates the front of the cabin into two zones. At the top of the console compact cassette recorder was placed with a small screen (Radio, CD MP3, with USB and AUX, can be connected iPod), with controls on the steering wheel. Below the air conditioning unit settings, in the more saturated versions of dual-zone climate control. The front part of the cabin looks light and airy, with ergonomics at height, operate all functions easy and convenient.
On the rear seats designed for three passengers will be really comfortable together. Cushions with two deep profiles, sitting in the center of the hill will get half locations. Landing behind a comfortable thanks to an optimum tilt the backrest, seat cushion length and a large supply of space for passengers’ feet. Present air ducts for the rear compartment. Several spoils low ceiling dome-shaped roof, people growth under 180 cm will prop up the headliner. Inside, a huge number of different places to store small items (coasters, niches, pockets and boxes).
The trunk of a sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra easily take 485 liters of cargo, a slight movement of the back row folded dimensions of luggage back can be substantially increased. It’s a shame only that falling back forms a high step, and the flat surface of the luggage compartment does not work. Tailgate on the inside with soft upholstery, but devoid of the handle for closing.
In general, the sedan interior leaves a very good impression, quality materials, accurate assembly, significant stock space and almost complete silence in the cabin on track (high quality sound insulation and noise).
The choice of complete sets for 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra has three versions – Base, Optima and Comfort (the engine 1.6 liters) and the Sport sedan with 1.8-liter engine.
Starting equipment Base will please the owner with two airbags, ABS with EBD, VSM, electric power steering, alarm with central locking, lift the driver’s seat, armrest, heated front seats, electric heated mirrors, front windows, trip computer, cruise control, air conditioning, radio, heated wiper rest area. The more saturated versions be added, and side curtain airbags, electro-controlled rear windows, ESP (Electronic Stability System), dual-zone climate control, fog lights, rain sensor, and a lot of different amenities.
Specifications 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra model year: The machine is built on a budget version of the front-wheel drive platform underpinning the 2018-2019 Hyundai i30 and Kia cee’d. The Budget is to use a multi-link rear suspension instead of a simpler circuit architecture in the form of a torsion beam front for the traditional class MacPherson strut.
In Russia, the Elantra sedan comes with two petrol four-cylinder engines of various sizes and power Gamma series.
- The 1.6-liter MPi (132 hp) is designed to work with a 6 speed manual (or automatic transmissions Automatic transmission 6). Tandem motor and gearbox allows you to overclock the car weighing 1236 (1338) kg to 100 mph in 10.6 (11.7) seconds and gain a top speed of 200 (195) mph.
The manufacturer claims the fuel consumption of 5.1 (5.5) liters in the country to 7.8 (9) liters in city mode, mixed mode, 6.1 (6.7) liters. In actual use the passport data of fuel efficiency, alas, is not achievable in the urban cycle is required on average 9.5-10 liters of gasoline, while driving on the highway at a constant speed of 100-120 mph can achieve flow at 7.6-7.8 liters per hundred.
- 1.8-liter MPi (150 hp) mated to a 6 Automatic Sedan shoots weight from 1339 kg to the first hundred in 10.2 seconds, the maximum attainable speed of 202 mph.
According to his passport fuel consumption of 5.7 liters in the country to 9.4 liters in city mode, the average consumption of 7.1 liters. The analysis reviews the owners allows us to speak about the real fuel consumption in mixed mode in 9-10.5 liters.
Test drive 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra : Elantra engines love high speed (in small sluggish response), Manual pleasing clarity inclusions, Automatic transmission – speed operation. The suspension is soft and comfortable, allows you to confidently and quickly move on roads with poor quality of road surface, but the shock was too soft. On the rear seats can even lull. Soft shock absorbers and springs under full load (the driver and four passengers) are not able to hold the large mass of the loaded vehicle, and the rear wheels are literally drowning in the rear arches and the ground clearance becomes a critical minimum. So with full interior in any case do not try to move down from asphalt. Steering with the correct settings, turning the wheel in the weight of poured pleasant, informative value beyond praise. The brakes are also highly informative, well slow down the car, even with a very high speed.
In general, a car with a powerful engine capable to spin without consequences to the red zone, stable and predictable behavior on the straight and when cornering. A few spoil the picture factory-installed dampers. Independently can be set tighter damper struts, which significantly improve the handling of a sedan. 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra 5th generation is able to compete successfully with the best-selling Russian market Ford Focus 3, unless of course change the shock absorbers and slightly lower price. Well, the Chevrolet Cruze is clearly not up to the level of Korean sedan.
How much is a sedan 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra in Russia?
Buy 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra in the base (1,6 l. 6 speed manual) in the showroom can be as low as 699,900 rubles. Selling versions 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra Optima (1,6 l. 6 automatic transmission) in the salons of official dealers is available at the price of 836 000 rubles. Richly equipped Elantra Sport (1,8 l. 6 automatic transmission) will cost at least 924 thousand rubles. As with most models of 2018-2019 Hyundai, Elantra on you can easily pick up accessories (pads, straps on the steering wheel, visor, covers), allowing to perform an independent small car tuning. Parts for 2018-2019 Hyundai Elantra is also easy to find. Simple repairs and maintenance can be entrusted with the familiar mechanics, but do not forget about the warranty.