New Hyundai Elantra teased

Hyundai has given a glimpse of its new Elantra small sedan.

The South Korean brand is bringing the styling of its sedan into line with some of its newer offerings, most noticeably with the large hexagonal grille and slimmer, sportier headlights as seen on the new Tucson SUV.

The new Elantra’s body looks to benefit from sleeker more refined lines.

Hyundai's new Elantra shows off its sleek lines.

Peter Schreyer, president and chief design officer at Hyundai Motor Company said, “The All-new Elantra captures the car’s unique design characteristics that really place this model in a class of its own.

“The subtle and innovative appearance enhancements reflect Hyundai’s vision for design. Furthermore, this car indicates a move from traditional to modern styling by communicating the new model’s comfort, fashion and sporty feel.”

The new Hyundai Elantra is expected to launch in 2016 and will go head-to-head with small sedan darlings like the Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla.