2012 Hyundai neo Fluidic Elantra – A Review
Hyundai Motors has recently launched its largest passenger car, the 2012 Hyundai neo Fluidic Elantra. It has also been awarded as the “2012 North American Car of the Year” at the Detroit Auto Show. The exterior is elegant and is sure to catch your eyes. The interior is luxurious and comfortable. The safety features are at its best and the robust engine is capable of giving powerful performance.
Mr. B S Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said at the launch of the vehicle in India, “The Elantra has received an overwhelming response worldwide. We are confident that it will raise the bar and set a new benchmark in the executive car segment in India. With contemporary styling, design and all the advanced features the neo Fluidic Elantra will give an immense driving pleasure and comfort to the customers in India.”
He added further “The launch of the neo Fluidic Elantra in the executive segment makes Hyundai a full line-up manufacturer.”
It comes in the following assorted trims with petrol and diesel variants.
- S M/T
- SX M/T
- SX A/T
It boasts a “Fluidic Sculpture” which gives Elantra a more aerodynamic chassis. The 16” Alloy wheels are integrated beautifully into the sides of the body. The 7 variants of this vehicle will be available in a range of 6 exciting colors. Auto Cruise control, Automatic Headlight control, Silica tyre and Solar glass are some of its best features.
The interior is comfortable and lavish. The front ventilated seats, 10-way adjustable power driver seat with lumbar support and dual zone FATC makes this vehicle more demanding. The comfort and convenience features include electrically adjustable, foldable and heated outside mirrors with turn indicators, cooled glove box, Eco driving indicators and Rear AC vents.
Two engine options are available on neo Fluidic Elantra. The 1.8 L Petrol Dual VTVT generates 149.5PS of maximum power while the 1.6 L Diesel VGT CRDi delivers 128PSof output power. The 6-speed Manual Transmission and 6-speed Automatic Transmission gives fastest acceleration and enhanced fuel efficiency.
It offers advanced safety features. They include
- Rear parking camera with Electro Chromic Mirror
- Vehicle Stability Management
- Electronic Stability Program
- Anti-lock Braking System
- 6 Airbags
- Hill-Start Assist Control
- Speed sensing auto door lock and impact sensing auto door unlock
It is equipped with innovative technology features. They include
- 2 DIN MP3 audio with USB
- Aux-in and iPod cable for unlimited music access Audio and Bluetooth control on Steering
- Smart Key with push button start
The warranty with a Period of 4 years/100,000Kms with Road Side Assistance will be available
So, get ready to drive your new 2012 Hyundai neo Fluidic Elantra and enjoy the amazing cruising experience.