Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi, tested a great and inexpensive sedan

If you are looking for a saloon car at a good price, modern design, with a trunk capable and now with a diesel engine that meets this new Hyundai Elantra may be your car.

We test the new Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi

We test the new Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi

We test the new Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi

We test the new Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi

It may not be the Hyundai Elantra a car that boast with your brother or in the bar. It is not even a saloon of those aspirational, whose purchase craves. But do not fool yourself: it may be difficult to get crazy over him, but this Hyundai it can amply meet in order to convince every day, the more the more you live with it. It has arguments for it. And, of course, all that does not play so in their favor ...

Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi: Diesel and good!

This new Hyundai Elantra repairs the absence of a diesel version in the previous generation, which was ninguneada commercially within this segment in which the vast majority of sales are to these engines. Today has a propeller 1.6 CRDi 136 hp, convincing all lights. Cold vibrates or sounds more than it will then, though will not be, at any speed, a saloon particularly silent. We are here with a motor that moves the Elantra with solvency, without reaching stratospheric performance but enough to appreciate its agility, for example, it is very strong at low and medium engine speeds. So there is to be aware of your clutch when to move at low speed or maneuvering: not all small displacement diesel can say the same, so it's a detail to consider.

Hyundai Elantra 2016Further, the strength of its new engine 1.6 CRDi is maintained throughout the band use Hyundai Elantra, of 1750-4000 rpm, although it can take higher without difficulty, so it is a very nice car. And does all that with a more than reasonable consumption: you can not parse otherwise that by passing through the hands of our Technical Center, the average expenditure has been only 5.2 l / 100 km. In any case, specify that spends little road, with consumption only improve Volkswagen Group models under its hood with the austere 1.6 TDI.

If you lose ground in consumption, in turn, face similar opponents (ie, saloons with less than 150 hp and 25,000 euros lower than prices), but only because City spending is comparatively high: 6.2 l / 100 km. Perhaps, among the reasons it is not available at this Hyundai Elantra a Stop / Start system to turn off the engine at long stops. What it has become the ISG that Hyundai does offer other models in its range. Only have Hyundai Elantra automatic here.

Rate your car for freeHyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDi: simple equipment

And in open terrain, and the developments of change, help the engine to spend little This Hyundai Elantra a tuned aerodynamic (0.32 Cx is their low) and the lightweight: 1,362 kg. Here it intervenes, no doubt, the equipment is not extensísimo, but what many drivers may consider essential is almost everything: if anything, need a multimedia computer (As worn many cars, even smaller and cheaper), capable of providing a browser or greater connectivity, here it is confined to mobile phone use on a relatively small screen, though it is tactile and intuitive operation. Also miss driving aids such as warning inadvertent lane change, the camera recognizes signals ... they are already common among compact and reach the small cars. At least, the smart key or the detection of vehicles in the blind spot are available for Style levels, the highest and higher than 3225 euros Techno, also including leather ... but only associated with automatic DCT .

Hyundai Elantra: Behavior

More precisely in the direction, This Hyundai Elantra win on the road which, in itself, already has a fairly snug suspension. Only in very fast driving and small radius curve comes out certain buoyancy in the front axle, which alerts the stability control. Except that situation, he defends himself well with his greater structural rigidity or the revised suspension; even with good braking feeling.

Hyundai Elantra 1.6 CRDiHe Hyunai interior of the new Elantra is solved with simplicity, only plastic padding on top of the dashboard and controls already used in other models of the brand, as to the left of the steering wheel. In it brings together a number of controls that, after a few minutes of adaptation, are simple to use: among them are both handled by the computer, such as the volume of the sound equipment or control cruise.

He space inside the Hyundai Elantra is similar to car as Fiat type, Skoda, Seat Toledo, Citroen C-Elysée ... although good headroom in the rear region and a width, the front and rear, above the average saloons, even with other longer than this Hyundai. In addition, the transmission tunnel barely emerges from the ground.

The boot, with 535 liters measured, It offers a very reasonable capacity, even for those who travel with lots of luggage; although it is not the largest. Neither is the hollow communication with the passenger compartment once the seats fold: conditioned by the perimeter reinforcements of the structure, so that we will have a maximum height of 43 cm and, in the narrowest part of only 83. The gloom is only possible from the controls on the roof of the trunk.

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