The BS6 Elantra diesel gets a new 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that replaces the 1.6-liter unit of the outgoing model. The new mill generates 115hp of power and 250Nm of torque. It comes with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox options.
Inside the cabin, the 2020 Elantra (diesel) is the same as its petrol counterpart. It offers a multifunctional power steering, leatherette upholstery, ventilated front seats, cruise control, sunroof, and push-button start/stop with keyless entry.
There's also an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, enabled with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink.
For safety, the car includes six airbags, ABS with EBD, and rear parking sensors.
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra (diesel) starts at Rs. 18.70 lakh for the SX MT variant and goes up to Rs. 20.65 lakh for the top-spec SX (O) AT model. In India, the sedan takes on rivals such as Honda Civic and Skoda Octavia.