It is now called Hyundai Elantra 2011: First Look


The all-new Hyundai Elantra is now available in Singapore, many months after it was launched in Korea. *at last* Looking at the crowd at Komoco’s HQ at Alexandra this afternoon, this car has already generated quite a bit of hype without any tv spots or radio ads.

I’m pleasantly surprised. Another game changer? Let the pictures say those thousand words. Too tired to type!

Key features of Hyundai Elantra (6sp A/T) (Elite)

  • 1.6 Dual-CVVT
  • Lighter kerb weight = 1,181 kg
  • Rated fuel consumption (combined) = 14.9253731
  • Electric steering
  • Min turning radius = 5.3 m
  • Auto headlight/rain sensors
  • Dual-climate control aircon
  • Cruise control (For KPE’s 70km/h)
  • Keyless entry, Push-button start
  • 6 airbags
  • ABS/EBD
  • ESP
  • Ventilated discs for front; Discs for back
  • McPherson strut for front; Torsion beam for back
  • 16″ tyres (promo now)
  • More details? Post your comments/questions here, and I will try to answer them.
Other articles
  1. First look (current article)
  2. Second look  (more tech specs)
  3. One bitten, twice shy, three times go test drive
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9 thoughts on “It is now called Hyundai Elantra 2011: First Look

  1. I went to test drive this also. Why doesn’t the SG model come with a configuration which includes bluetooth, GPS and rear camera? The US models do.

    The Chevy cruze, which is presumably in the same class as this comes with Navtrak and all its bells and whistles. How I wish the Elantra had it! I’m slightly disappointed.

    • Hi there.

      About those extra freebies, you actually could discuss with your SE to get them to provide for you.

      And yea, I always hear stories about how KMC loves to mark up the prices of their new models to test the market. Just hold out for a while before making up your mind.

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  4. Hi, Bro very nicely blog to visit, I too went to Komoco’s HQ at Alexandra some afternoon, and very fortunated, I am in one of yours photo taken, may i ask whether u have some more to post. thank a lot.

    • HAHA!, So interesting. Which photo are you in? Such a small world eh. Thanks for visiting. Hmm, I have uploaded all the photos I took that day. Too many people, didn’t have good angles. 🙂

    • Ya, Bro u actually can see me in the 3rd photo. from the left, while I am reading the brochure at the same time also having been explained by the SE about the spec. of this new Elantra 2011.
      btw, this coming Fri-Sun, kmc officially launches this new model in their HQ. U are most welcome, as they also serve with buffet lunch as well as drink. Please remember to take more photo this time. ok

      • Hey there, nice! Yeap, will be posting a new post about the official launch this week. I am not sure if I can make it down this week, but you have fun there. 🙂

        Will be doing one more post about my test drive too. stay tuned for that.

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