The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan is a popular choice among South African car buyers, offering an ideal blend of style, performance, and value. In today’s article we will delve into its features to find out what makes this vehicle such a popular choice. Are you ready to get behind the wheel of this versatile sedan? Find one for sale on Auto Mart right now.

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The exterior of the Elantra Sedan is sleek, modern, and designed to turn heads on South African roads. It features Hyundai's signature hexagonal grille, which adds an air of sophistication to the vehicle. The headlights are sleek and sharp, giving the front a dynamic appearance. The side profile is accentuated by fluidic lines that run from the front to the rear, giving the car a sense of motion even when it's stationary. The rear features distinctive LED tail lights, adding to the overall polished look of the car.


Step inside and you'll be greeted by a spacious and well-designed cabin. The dashboard is clean and uncluttered, with all controls easily accessible to the driver. The materials used throughout the cabin are of high quality, providing a refined and comfortable driving experience.

The seats are comfortable and supportive, with ample space for passengers in both the front and rear. There is plenty of legroom and headroom, ensuring a comfortable ride for all occupants. The boot space is generous, easily accommodating shopping or luggage for a family road trip.


The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan offers South African buyers a choice of two engines:

  • a 1.6-litre petrol engine producing 94 kW and 154 Nm of torque
  • a 2.0-litre petrol engine delivering 115 kW and 195 Nm of torque. Both engines are paired with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission

The 1.6-litre engine provides a smooth and responsive driving experience, while the 2.0-litre engine offers more power and quicker acceleration. Regardless of which engine you choose, the Elantra offers impressive fuel efficiency, making it an excellent choice for budget-conscious drivers.


The design of this vehicle is a testament to Hyundai's commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. The fluidic sculpture design philosophy is evident in the car's exterior, with its flowing lines and aerodynamic shape. The interior also benefits from this design approach, with a driver-oriented cockpit that offers seamless integration of form and function.


This sedan comes equipped with a range of features to enhance your driving experience. The infotainment system is intuitive and user-friendly, offering Bluetooth connectivity, USB and auxiliary input, and steering wheel-mounted controls. The available touchscreen display features satellite navigation, ensuring you'll never lose your way.

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Safety features

Safety is a priority for the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan, and it comes standard with a host of safety features. These include six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, and a rearview camera. Higher trim levels also include blind spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane change assist, providing additional peace of mind for drivers.


The Elantra is available in multiple trim levels, with varying specifications to suit different preferences and budgets.

Key specifications for the base model include:

Specification Details
Engine 1.6-litre petrol engine (94 kW, 154 Nm)
Transmission Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic
Fuel Consumption 6.5 L/100km (manual) / 6.9 L/100km (automatic)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 4,570 x 1,800 x 1,450 mm
Wheelbase 2,700 mm
Boot Space 458 litres


The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan offers a range of optional extras for those who wish to personalise their vehicle.

Extras include:

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Push-button start
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Upgraded infotainment system with touchscreen display
  • Satellite navigation
  • Rear-parking sensors
  • Blindspot detection
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-change assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Keyless entry
  • Alloy wheels
  • Power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Premium audio system
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • With these additional features, you can tailor your Hyundai Elantra to your specific needs and preferences.

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The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan is a fantastic choice for South African car buyers looking for a stylish, reliable, and fuel-efficient vehicle. With its sleek exterior, comfortable interior, impressive performance, and a host of features and safety measures, it's no wonder this model is a popular choice among drivers. If you're ready to experience the Hyundai Elantra Sedan for yourself, be sure to find one for sale on Auto Mart.

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