2014 Hyundai Elantra/Avante makes its debut in Korea

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 13, 2013

Hyundai introduced the facelifted Elantra in the Korean market aiming to strengthen its presence in one of the most competitive segments in the world. As you can see from the photos, the 2014 Elantra, badged Avanta in the Korean market, comes with a refreshed design a consisting of a newly-designed front bumper, radiator grille, fog lamps but also LED light guide and projection headlamps.

Moreover, we find a new black, two-tone rear bumper and LED rear combination lamps as well as redesigned 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels and chrome belt line moulding. At the interior, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra/Avante was also redesigned and now the centre air vent position was moved upward on the dash, while the front centre armrest position was also raised.

Hyundai also added rear seat air vent, 3.5 inch OLED display and ventilation seats. The facelifted Elantra now comes with high-tech features such as advanced SPAS (Smart Parking Assist System) and flex steer. Under the hood, there is a 1.6-liter diesel engine delivering 94 kw or 126 hp and 279 Nm of torque.

According to Hyundai, the engine needs only 5.4 l/100kms (MT) and 6.2l/100kms (AT). The advanced ISG (Idle Stop & Go) system is adopted on the automatic diesel variant. In Korea, the facelifted Elantra will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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