Hyundai Elantra BS6 diesel specifications, features revealed

Back in October 2019, Hyundai Motor India had launched the new Elantra in the country. However, the premium sedan was equipped only with a BS6-compliant petrol engine at that time.

Now, details about the BS6-compliant diesel motor that will power Hyundai Elantra are out.

The new Elantra comes with a BS6 2.0-litre Nu petrol engine that is good for 152PS and 192Nm of torque. This petrol mill is offered with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options.

The diesel motor to feature in the premium sedan will be the same BS6 1.5-litre unit that does duty in the second-generation Hyundai Creta and the 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift. Available with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options, the diesel powertrain delivers 115PS and 250Nm of torque.

Hyundai Elantra was earlier available in three variants -- S, SX and SX(O). However, the S variant has now been discontinued and the premium sedan now gets only SX and SX(O) variants.

The new Hyundai Elantra boasts of features like hexagonal front grille, LED quad projector headlamps with LED DRLs, combination LED tail lamps, two-tone rear bumper and 16-inch alloy wheels.

Inside the cabin of the premium sedan, there are features like 8-inch HD touch AVN and telematics system, dual-zone FATC with cluster ionizer, front ventilated seats, auto cruise control, Infinity sound system, 10-way adjustable power driver seat with electric lumbar support and electric sunroof.