2017 Hyundai Elantra Interior Teased with Cleaner Design

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Interior Teased with Cleaner Design

After numerous teaser photos of the upcoming 2017 Hyundai Elantra, here is the first look at the new model’s interior.

Last week, the Korean automaker released a teaser sketch of the all-new Elantra’s styling, revealing a model that appears to be heavily inspired by the new Genesis sedan. It appears that the upscale treatment will carry over to the cabin as the 2017 Hyundai Elantra will have a streamlined, design with a simpler center console. There’s a glaring lack of buttons as well, meaning less controls to fuss with for the infotainment and climate control system. Overall, the interior is similar to what’s found in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis and that’s a good thing.

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Hyundai has also changed the steering wheel, moving the controls slightly so that they’re more convenient for the driver. As for powertrains, expect the new Elantra to keep the existing 1.8- and 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines while a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine will join the lineup mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Expect the new Elantra to make its official public debut in November at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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  • Looks in spirit, not materials, like they tried to take a page from the new Jaguar XE,

  • Isend2C

    I am so annoyed with Hyundai’s current design scheme. It is so bland and dull compared to the stunning (when introduced) Sonata and Elantra. I’ve been in the new Sonata and Genesis, and the Genesis is nice but the Sonata is lame and feel cheap and empty even when it’s a $27k model. I hope they make this one less bland and better feeling.