Elantra 2012-2015 CRDi SX Review
This all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX has been designed and developed with utmost elegance and has been bestowed with some best in class gadgets and gizmos, which are going to undoubtedly going to create an impact on the users. This performance packed sedan is fitted with a 1.6 litre common rail direct injection fuel supply system based fuel efficient diesel power train, which has apt power and torque output for the Indian roads and traffic conditions. The integrated audio system with speakers is sophisticated and has a few input options along with Bluetooth connectivity. The efficient air conditioner is very powerful and takes very little time to cool the interior cabin. The braking as well as the suspension system is well built and at the same time is very powerful and gives the passengers an exertion free driving experience. The insides are really trendy and refined and this sedan is really roomy and can easily fit in five passengers without any difficulty. The luggage compartment is quite large and can accumulate several things inside it, while the diesel tank has the capacity to accommodate around about 52 litres of fuel. The seating arrangement is very luxuriant with refined seats and this sedan also has an arm rest between the front seats as well as the rear, which adds to the comfort quotient of the occupants. The company has put in a lot of hard work in making this sedan scintillating from the outside. But at the same time they have also taken utmost care of integrating this all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX with specially selected and exclusive safety and comfort gadgets along with other remarkable and thrilling features. The power adjustable driver seat can be adapted in 10 different ways and also has lumbar support making it tremendously comfortable and lavish for the driver. Along with this there are numerous safety features, which help keep the car as well as the passengers safe and protected. Then there are these exciting and new convenience features, which will certainly amaze the users along with all the other occupants in this premium sedan.
The outside profile of this all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX are splendid and very attractive with a smooth and shiny bodyline, which will instantly make an impact on the buyers. The front part of this luxury sedan has a gallant look with a precisely designed front chrome radiator grille. This chic front grille has quite a bit of chrome on it and it also has the celebrated emblem of the company, which is set in on this radiator grille. This precise front radiator grille is said to have been taken up from the fluidic design philosophy, which is very trendy and hip. The remarkable hexagonal front grille has quite a lot of chrome inserts, which give this all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX a well turned out and imperial look that also adds to its overall appeal. The headlamp cluster of this car has been done up with brilliance and has been integrated with a big set of lamps, which give this premium sedan a bold yet refined look. This brilliant headlamp cluster is fitted with high power halogen bulbs, which give a very lucid view to the driver in any kind of weather. The headlight cluster has an advanced automatic headlight control, which adds to the comfort level of the driver of this sedan. This advanced system assists the driver by automatically switching on the head lights as per the exterior visibility conditions. Apart from this, Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX also has the advanced safety escort system. This sophisticated system takes convenience to a completely new level by keeping the head lamps, which are fitted in this luxuriant sedan On even after switching off the engine, so as to guide and light up the pathway for its passengers. Apart from that, the body colored front bumper of this Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX has a couple of big fog lamps, which are styled contemporarily and also assist in enhancing the visibility during bad weather conditions. The front wind shield has solar glass that also has a couple of 5 speed intermittent wipers. The solar glass keeps the inside cabin well insulated, which helps in quicker cooling inside the cabin. The sides have a few remarkable features such as the side turn indicator embedded outside rear view mirrors, pronounced wheel arches, which have been fitted with a modish set of 16 inch alloy wheel with highly praised silica tyres of size 205/16 R16 . The rear end has a sharp boot lid with a brilliant tail lamp cluster, which have radiant lamps that increase the sedan’s visibility and also assist’s in promoting safer driving.
The overall dimensions of this Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX are very spacious and have a lot of room inside. The total length of this latest luxury sedan is 4530mm along with an overall width of 1775mm. The total height of this sedan is 1470mm along with a large and roomy wheel base of 2700mm, which makes it very comfortable and large from inside.
This all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX trim is one of the top end trim in this model lineup and has been incorporated with some of the most exciting and advanced features to make it outstandingly remarkable in its own segment. The extremely plush and comfortable seating arrangement has soft and well cushioned seats make the driving very enjoyable. The interiors are luxurious and give this sedan a very posh and imperial look. The door handles inside are made of chrome, which makes this all new This all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SX look exclusive, while the premium leather upholstery adds to the elegance of the inside cabin. The dashboard has a dual tone color scheme, which adds to the high quality feel inside this sedan. The central console has a digital clock, external temperature display, the advanced integrated music system, air conditioner controls and also the gear shift lever, all of which are placed in such a way that makes it look like a waterfall. The driver’s seat can be electrically adjusted in ten different ways and all the other seats can also be adjusted individually as well to get enhanced thigh as well as lumbar support. The multi information display (MID)has two large dials that show a variety of settings, the upper section that has a blue back light has a few settings, while the lower section has quite a few gauges and other notification lamps. The front two seats are ventilated and the cool air from the air conditioner keeps circulating throughout these seats. While the rear seats are very comfortable and lavish and also has rear AC vents to add to the comfort level of the rear seat passengers. This Hyundai Elantra Fluidic has both a front as well as rear center arm rest between the seats. The front center arm rest is sliding and has storage space under it. While the rear center arm rest has been incorporated with audio controls and it also has a 12V charging point. The front seats have pockets at the back for placing a magazine or a few papers, while the rear doors have small bottle holders as well. The boot space is quite good and this 2012 Hyundai Elantra can stock up quite some baggage very easily in it.
Engine and Performance
This New Hyundai Elantra CRDI SX has been fitted with a power packed diesel engine, which has 4 cylinders with 16 valves along with a dual overhead cam shaft and a common rail direct injection fuel supply system. This 1.6 litre performance packed engine has the capacity to displace close to 1582cc along with a peak power output of this premium sedan is 125.4 Bhp at 4000 Rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of 259.85 Nm at 1900 to 2750 Rpm. This fuel efficient power train has been skillfully mated with a six speed manual transmission gear box. This influential drive train has the capability to take this latest 2012 Hyundai Elantra CRDi SX MT from 0 – 100 kmph in just under 15 seconds. While this luxuriant sedan can attain a top speed of close to 190 kmph and this fuel efficient CRDi engine can generate a healthy mileage of 22.7 kmpl (ARAI figure), under standard driving conditions, which is very impressive for this graceful sedan.
Braking and Handling
The company has bestowed this latest Hyundai Elantra Fluidic sedan with a robust braking and strong suspension system, which can handle any terrain. This sedan is fitted with a McPherson Strut type suspension along with a coil spring for the front axle. While, the rear axle have been coupled with torsion beam with gas type shock absorbers for superior comfort to tackle the rough and bumpy roads with ease. This new Hyundai Elantra also has a sophisticated vehicle stability management program along with an ESP (electronic stability program), which further improvises the steadiness of this latest sedan. The competent braking system is very proficient with both front and rear tyres having disc brakes. Apart from these sturdy brakes, this new Hyundai Elantra Fluidic also has an anti lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution to further enhance the braking system on any road.
This all new Hyundai Neo Fluidic Elantra CRDI SXhas been incorporated with several crucial and important safety features. The inventory of these protective features that take care of the occupants and this sedan are six air bags placed tactically to augment the safety of the passengers, which include dual front, side and curtain air bags. Then the powerful headlamps have automatic head light control. The rear end of this sedan has a rear parking sensor with a rear view camera for making the parking simpler for the user. Then there is ABS with EBD along with an advanced ESP for better braking and handling of the vehicle. This sedan also has speed sensing power door locks along with impact sensing door unlock system as well. The company has added the latest vehicle stability management system, a clutch lock, an electro chromic mirror (ECM) and also a rear defogger with timer to add to the list.
This New Hyundai Elantra has been gifted with some of the most thrilling and best in class comfort features. The list includes a solar glass for both the wind screens and all the windows, a power adaptable driver seat, powerful air conditioning unit with a completely automatic dual zone temperature control along with rear AC vents and also a cluster ionizer. The multifunctional steering wheel has mounted buttons for the music system, taking calls and cruise control. The 2-Din music system has FM Radio along with 4 speakers and 2 tweeters and also input options such as a USB interface, iPod Cable and Bluetooth connectivity. The OVRM are electrically adjustable, retractable and has a heating function, a smart key along with a push button start to add to the convenience. The instrument cluster has an ECO driving with manual transmission gear shift indicator. This sedan has all four power windows along with driver side up, down and safety function. All these and many more such exciting and impressive comfort features have been integrated in this new Hyundai Elantra, which makes it a sensation.
Captivating overall bodyline, plush interiors, exciting features.
A few more features can be added, price can be competitive.
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