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Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra
ManufacturerHyundai Motors Company
AssemblyHyundai Motors Ulsan Plant
Body and chassis
Body style4-door sedan
RelatedHyundai Coupe Europe Market
Hyundai Tiburon Asia Korea DM & North America Market

Hyundai Elantra is a compact car sold by Korean automaker Hyundai.[1] It has been sold since 1990.[2] The Elantra is also sold as the Avante in other parts of the world.[2] The car is now in its sixth generation.[3] Beginning in 2012 it was also offered as a coupé model.

Overview[change | change source]

The Hyundai Elantra sedan (Lantra in some markets), created as an alternative to available Japanese cars, was launched in 1990. Then Elantra had three restyling. The biggest one was held in 1993, the front and rear bumpers, front and rear lighting have been changed and the cabin was upgraded.

The second Lantra appeared in 1995. The body was now with a smooth design and had a two-side zincing.

In 1998, during the modernization, form of optics, bumpers and hood were changed.

In 2000, the production of the Lantra model was closed, and the Elantra model appeared. It was made at factories in Ulsan and Beijing until 2006.

Hyundai offers Hyundai i30 called Elantra Touring Universal in the United States and Canada. In other countries, the car is sold as Hyundai i30 CW.

In 2012, a sedan base coupe called Hyundai Elantra Coupe, which is sold exclusively in the United States, was introduced.

In September 2015, the sixth generation of Hyundai Elantra called Avante appeared in South Korea.

Sedan Hyundai Elantra (Avante in South Korea) debuted in Hollywood on March 18, 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hyundai Reviews - Hyundai Cars". Edmunds.com, Inc. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Philippe Crowe (3 November 2014). "10 Million Hyundai Elantras Sold". HybridCars.com. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  3. Hans Greimel (9 September 2015). "6th-gen Hyundai Elantra gets new design, more safety tech, better mpg". Automotive News. Retrieved 9 January 2016.

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