Medium-Sized Family Saloon under R250,000

2017 Hyundai Elantra 1.6 Executive (A) 2017 Suzuki Ciaz 1.4GLX 2017 Toyota Corolla Prestige 1.6 (CVT) 2017 Toyota Corolla Quest 1.6 (A) 2017 VW Polo GP 1.6 Comfortline

2017 Hyundai Elantra 1.6 Executive (A)

1.6-Litre 4-cylinder 16-valve|6.9-litres/100km|R 232 000.00

Year: 2017

Recommended Retail Price:
R 348 900.00

Price as Tested: R 232 000.00

Maintenance Plan: 5-Year/90 000Km

Service Intervals: 15 000Km

Original Value Retained Since Registration: 83.14%

Overview

  • Model: 2017 Hyundai Elantra 1.6 Executive (A)
  • New Vehicle Price: R 348 900.00
  • Pre-Owned Retail Price: R 232 000.00
  • Percentage of value retained after 2 years: 83.14%
  • Warranty: 5-Year/150 000Km and 7-Year/200 000km for drivetrain
  • Maintenance Plan: 5-Year/90 000Km
  • Service Intervals: 15 000Km

Dynamically, the sixth generation of the Hyundai Elantra boasts big improvements, while its styling is quite attractive as well. Interior quality is good, while it also comes equipped with a comprehensive list of luxury features. Certainly a stylish alternative to the more mainstream models of Toyota and Volkswagen. Regarding residual values it even trumps the Volkswagen Polo GP featured in our finalist line up.

Car Specifications

  • Engine: 1.6-Litre 4-cylinder 16-valve
  • Power and Torque: 94kW/154Nm
  • 0-100km/h: 11.6-seconds
  • Drivetrain: FWD/Auto 6-Speed
  • Fuel Consumption (combined): 6.9-litres/100km
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 50-litres
  • Tare Mass: 1 215kg
  • Boot Capacity (seats up): 458-litres
  • Boot Capacity (seats folded down): Not listed
  • Spare Wheel: Full size spare wheel (Alloy)

Standard Features

  • Leather Upholstery
  • Climate Control AC
  • Power steering
  • Electric windows (All round)
  • Central locking
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • On-Board trip computer
  • Multi-media infotainment system with screen
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Park Distance Control (Rear Only)
  • Cruise control
  • CD-Player
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • Front and rear fog lights
  • Aux and USB port
  • Isofix rear seats
  • Electric folding mirrors
  • Full size spare wheel (Alloy)
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  • Front and side (6)

Safety Features

  • ABS Braking: Yes

Pro's & Con's

Pro's

  • Attractive modern styling
  • Comprehensive list of luxury features
  • Quality compares well with Japanese rivals
  • 6-Speed Automatic
  • Very good 5 and 7-year warranties

Con's

  • Some plastics still a little bit harder to the touch compared to main rivals
  • Little bit sluggish off the line compared to the manual version
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