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Check Out Hyundai’s New IONIQ 5 Highlight Video

Hyundai has released a detailed highlight video of the highly anticipated 2022 IONIQ 5. The IONIQ 5 disrupts the EV market with its ultra-fast charging, incredible vehicle-to-load power capability and a targeted driving range of 300 miles. The IONIQ 5 utilizes Hyundai’s Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) that allows for more interior space and optimized vehicle performance. IONIQ 5 is one of 23 Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) Hyundai plans to introduce worldwide by 2025. IONIQ 5 goes on sale this fall with a pre-reservation program for early purchasers that offers special benefits.

“IONIQ 5 introduces the Hyundai brand to a whole new set of buyers,” 

said José Muñoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. 

“Once behind the steering wheel, they are going to be shocked by the range, power, comfort, interior space and advanced technology. Owning one is going to be a new experience and lifestyle that only the IONIQ brand can provide.”

The highlight video is presented by the following executives that share insights on the IONIQ 5:

  • José Muñoz, Global Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor Company | President and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America | President and CEO, Hyundai Motor America
  • Simon Loasby, Hyundai Vice President, Head of Hyundai Styling
  • Olabisi Boyle, Vice President, Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America

Check out the video below for more information on the market disrupting 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 EV.

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2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Electronic CUV Virtual Premiere on May 24th

Spokane Hyundai is proud to announce the upcoming reveal of the all-new 2022 IONIQ 5 to the North American market on Mon., May 24 at 12:00 p.m. PT. IONIQ 5 introduces advanced technology, innovative use of interior space and a new global electric platform. During the virtual presentation the following executives will share insights about the IONIQ 5.

  • José Muñoz, Global Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor Company | President and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America | President and CEO, Hyundai Motor America
  • Simon Loasby, Hyundai Vice President, Head of Hyundai Styling
  • Olabisi Boyle, Vice President, Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America

IONIQ 5’s progressive design explores a new freedom offered by a dedicated battery electric vehicle platform. IONIQ 5 is also a power source on wheels. The innovative Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) function allows customers to freely use or charge electric devices, such as electric bicycles, scooters or camping equipment out of the vehicle. During the debut, Hyundai’s leadership will discuss commitment to electrification, IONIQ 5 design, North American product attributes and other major announcements.

IONIQ 5 goes on sale this fall. The IONIQ 5 North American virtual premiere will take place May 24th at 12:00 p.m. PT at: https://www.hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/2022-ioniq-5. Click to add to your calendar.  Stay posted to the Spokane Hyundai Blog for more information on the IONIQ 5 as we approach the launch date this fall.

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Hyundai Will Reveal All-New Kona N at “N day” Digital Event

The all-new KONA N, a performance SUV, makes its world premiere at the Hyundai N Day digital event on April 27, 2021

Hyundai Motor will share the brand’s philosophy, new brand claim, and future e-performance direction

SEOUL, April 15, 2021 — Hyundai Motor Company will unveil the all-new KONA N at its first-ever Hyundai N Day, a digital showcase for its high-performance N Brand, on April 27, 2021.

KONA N is not only the latest addition to Hyundai’s growing high-performance N lineup but is also the first N model with an SUV body type. With a powerful combination of versatility, spirited acceleration, agility, and racetrack capability, KONA N stands to change what people expect from an SUV. The all-new KONA N will be presented by Albert Biermann, President and Head of R&D Division at Hyundai Motor Group.

The company will use N Day as a platform for sharing the N brand high-performance philosophy, introduce the new brand claim, make news about upcoming N models, and talk about its future e-performance direction. This part will be presented by Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President and Head of Customer Experience Division.

“We are very excited to unveil the KONA N, a true Hot SUV with all the driving fun N offers,”

Till Wartenberg, Vice President and Head of N Brand Management & Motorsport Sub-Division at Hyundai Motor Company said. 

“With our first-ever N Day, we aim to continue the story of N and share our vision with this digital format to further engage with our enthusiasts.”

Stay posted to the Spokane Hyundai Blog for more information about the Kona N and other vehicle announcements.

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Adds N-Line and Plug-in Hybrid Models

Hyundai is proud to announce the expansion of the 2022 Hyundai Tucson model lineup. The 2022 Tucson will include a plug-in hybrid model and the sporty N-Line edition. The plug-in hybrid version will arrive this summer while the N-Line will arrive this spring. 

N-Line

The N-Line version of the Tucson is designed for the driving enthusiast and features a more aggressive exterior styling and a refined interior finish. Here are some exclusive N-Line features:

Exterior:

  • N Line front and rear bumper fascia
  • N Line grille
  • Black headlamp bezels
  • Fender N line badging
  • Unique 19-inch black alloy wheel design
  • Black side mirrors and window surrounds
  • Dual-tipped exhaust
  • N Line rear spoiler

Interior

  • N Line logos: steering wheel, shifter, and seats
  • Leather and fabric seating surfaces
  • Red accents on seats and door trim
  • Black headliner
  • Metal pedals and door sill plates
  • Bose® premium audio system

N-Line Color Options

  • Ash Black
  • White Pearl
  • Titan Grey
  • Red Crimson

Plug-in Hybrid

The Plug-in Hybrid Tucson offers a combination of fun to drive and efficiency that the competition can’t match. The 2022 Tucson Plug-in Hybrid boasts a 32-mile fully electric range resulting in a fuel economy of 70 MPGe which can be fully recharged in 2 hours, while still offering an impressive 261 horsepower turbocharged engine to give you all the power you need.

HTRAC® AWD in a Plug-in Hybrid SUV

Along with the new 2022 Santa Fe Hybrids, Tucson Hybrid, and Plug-in Hybrid models will also offer our standard mechanical HTRAC® AWD capability to meet the needs of eco-focused buyers with specialized modes for greater adaptability to terrain and weather conditions, including Snow mode. Hyundai’s latest HTRAC® all-wheel-drive systems for the hybrid and plug-in hybrid have been tuned at off-road proving grounds around the world to maximize forward traction capability over a wide variety of surfaces.

e-Handling Driving Dynamics

The driving performance goal for the Tucson was to create a more pure sense of connection between the vehicle and the driver. Driving dynamics match the sporty exterior design, and the handling package is improved, so the new Tucson is even more agile than the previous generation. The suspension has been refined in conjunction with e-handling systems to minimize traditional compromises between sporty handling and superb ride comfort.

Tucson plug-in hybrid and hybrid models feature Hyundai’s e-handling technology, which precisely applies electric motor torque control according to dynamic inputs and road conditions to improve cornering performance for a new level of fun-to-drive dynamics. As a Tucson hybrid model turns-in to a corner, the electric motor system applies precise incremental braking force to the front wheels, increasing their tire contact patch on the road surface for enhanced traction and steering response while initiating turn-in. Then, as the vehicle moves to exit the corner, the electric motor applies precise torque to the rear axle, increasing the rear tire contact patches for enhanced traction and control accelerating out of the corner.

America’s Best Warranty

Regardless of the Hyundai vehicle you choose, Hyundai’s warranty has you covered. For no extra charge you receive:

  • 10 year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty
  • 5 year/60,000-mile comprehensive warranty
  • 7-year/ unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty
  • 3 years/36,000-mile complimentary maintenance (Oil Change and Tire Rotation)

For more information on the upcoming release of the highly anticipated check our launch information article.

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Hyundai Teases the Highly-Anticipated Hyundai Santa Cruz

Hyundai has just released a first look at the segment-shattering Hyundai Santa Cruz sport adventure vehicle. The 2022 Santa Cruz offers a new category of vehicle that is unlike any other vehicle available in the U.S. market as a combination of an SUV, Truck, and Crossover vehicle.

The Santa Cruz offers a bold yet sophisticated exterior design combined with a refined and comfortable interior with powerful and efficient powertrain options. The highly flexible and maneuverable all-wheel-drive platform can easily get you where you need to go whether you’re in the city or out on an off-roading adventure. A flexible open truck bed for storage and gear is juxtaposed with cutting-edge technology and connectivity through the bevy of standard safety and convenience options.

“Santa Cruz, with its bold styling, breaks open all-new segment territory, both for Hyundai and the industry as a whole. Open-bed flexibility coupled with closed-cabin security meets the changing everyday needs of its adventure-oriented buyers, while powerful and efficient engines and superb maneuverability ensure it is a pleasure to drive in urban or off-road environments. Our customers will wonder just how they managed before owning one,” 

said Jose Munoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America.

The Santa Cruz will be produced right here in the U.S. at a manufacturing facility in Montgomery, Alabama later this summer. Stay posted to the Spokane Hyundai blog for more information as we get close to the launch of the much-awaited 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz.

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Release Info

What’s New in 2022?

The highly anticipated 2022 Hyundai Tucson will be arriving at dealerships later this spring across the country. The larger and more stylish 2022 Tucson receives a full redesign from the ground up and is equipped with a bevy of new safety and convenience technology features including:

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Pedestrian Detection added to Forward-Collision Avoidance (FCA)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • LED headlights and daytime running lights
  • High Beam Assist
  • Downhill Brake Control and Trailer Sway Control
  • 8.8-inch touchscreen

All of the previously listed features are standard on every trim level of the 2022 Tucson, meaning you don’t have to pay more for features that are essential to your safety. The 2022 Tucson comes standard with a 2.5L 8-speed transmission engine and a 1.6L turbo engine that will power all plug-in and hybrid versions. The plug-in version is reported to have a 28-mile electric-only range. Beyond loads of standard technology, the interior of the 2022 Tucson has been redesigned with a modern dashboard featuring a digital dash cluster, push-button shifter, and full touch-sensitive environmental controls.

2022 Hyundai Tucson Pricing

ModelEngineTransmissionDriveMSRP*
SE2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$24,950
SEL2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$26,500
SEL Conv2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$29,100
SEL Premium2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$30,800
N Line2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$30,600
Limited2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®FWD$34,700
SE2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$26,350
SEL2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$27,900
SEL Conv2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$30,500
SEL Premium2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$32,200
N Line2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$32,000
Limited2.5L GDI + MPI 4-Cyl.8-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$36,100
Blue HEV1.6L GDI Turbo 4-cyl.6-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$29,050
SEL Convenience HEV1.6L GDI Turbo 4-cyl.6-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$31,650
Limited HEV1.6L GDI Turbo 4-cyl.6-Speed Automatic w/ SHIFTRONIC®AWD$37,350
*Freight Charges of $1,185*

America’s Best Warranty

Just like every other Hyundai model the 2022 Tucson is equipped with America’s Best Warranty that includes the following for no extra cost:

  • 5 year/60,000-mile comprehensive warranty
  • 10 year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty
  • 3 years/36,000-mile Complimentary Maintenance
  • 7 year/Unlimited miles Anti-perforation warranty 
  • 5 year/Unlimited miles 24-hour Roadside Assistance

2022 Tucson Availability

Due to unprecedented demand, Hyundai has created an enhanced reservation program for the 2022 Hyundai Tucson. By putting down a refundable $100 deposit, customers can reserve their spot to be one of the first to own the Tucson when it arrives later this spring or early summer. Here is everything you need to know about the reservation program:

  1. Visit this page to build your Tucson and select your preferred Hyundai Dealer.
  2. Make a reservation by placing a $100 deposit that is completely refundable.
  3. A friendly Hyundai representative will contact you to confirm the details of your vehicle reservation.
  4. Your preferred Hyundai dealer will reach out to you once the 2022 Tucson arrives to schedule a viewing, test drive, and delivery of your Tucson. If you choose to go forward with the purchase the $100 deposit will apply to your vehicle purchase.

“The all-new Tucson is a game-changer in its segment with progressive design, eco-focused powertrains, and segment-leading technologies,” 

said Angela Zepeda, CMO, Hyundai Motor America. 

“The reservation program allows our most excited customers to reserve their Tucson today.”
Keep up to date with the Spokane Hyundai Blog for updates on the 2022 Tucson and anything else Hyundai.

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Hyundai Reveals Bold New Redesign for 2022 Kona

Hyundai has released full details on the much anticipated 2022 Hyundai Kona, which is receiving a significant redesign. The reimagining is headlined by a brand new N-Line trim level, which offers a sporty new appearance and a turbocharged engine to match its look.

What’s New on the 2022 Hyundai Kona?

Exterior Design

The 2022 Kona has preserved the signature look of the Kona, while reimaging the design of the front end. The Kona’s signature “eyelid” LED front headlights make a return and are accented by an all new fascia design and a metallic coloured front bumper give the Kona an armor cladded aesthetic. The rear end of the vehicle receives a similar overhaul with a new tail lights and back end design.

Interior Design

The interior of the redesigned Kona aims to match the rugged yet refined look of the exterior. New features include an optional electronic parking brake for convenience, ambient lighting in the cup holders and foot wells give the Kona a prestigious look and has an aluminum-like finish. For improvements, the Kona’s rear cargo area has more space, the second row has more legroom and USB ports for all second row passengers.

New Technology

The 2022 Kona features a 10.25 inch centre display which offers split screen capabilities, multiple bluetooth connections and voice recognition features. It of course offers industry standard technology like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay but impressively also includes Digital Key, which lets you use your smartphone control parts of your vehicle. This includes locking and unlocking the vehicle remotely, activating the panic button or even starting the engine. Never worry about being stranded after losing your keys with this handy feature. Beyond basic convenience features, the 2022 Kona offers the following active and passive safety features:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA)
  • Rear Occupant Alert (ROA)
  • Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with stop and go
  • Highway Drive Assist (HDA)
  • Lane Following Assist (LFA)
  • Safe Exit Warning (SEW)

Kona N-Line

The announcement of the 2022 Kona comes with a brand new sporty trim level, for the driving enthusiast. The N-Line offers a sportier design with a unique front look featuring body colour front cladding, dual tipped rear exhaust, and larger air intakes which are finished with 18 inch alloy wheels. The N-Line even comes with an optional “N-Line color package” which features black seats with red stitching, metal pedals and “N” logos for the seats. 

New Powertrain

The non electric 2022 Kona comes in two engine options, the stock option is an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) with 147 horsepower and 132 ft-lb of torque. The aforementioned N-Line cranks up the fun factor with a turbo charged engine offering 195 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Despite the increased horsepower, a dual clutch transmission offers great fuel economy while not sacrificing performance.

Kona Electric

Hyundai has impressively given the standard Kona, N-Line, and Electric versions extremely distinct yet stylish looks. The Kona Electric features a sleeker front fascia design and more aerodynamic and smoothed front end. New daytime running lights and headlamps and front vents aimed at efficient airflow finish off the sophisticated and futuristic look of the Electric Kona. Inside, the electric Kona receives a similar improvement like the other trims, featuring new 10.25 inch display screens. Beyond the styling, the Kona Electric employs a high-efficiency 150 kW (201 horsepower) permanent-magnet synchronous electric motor supplied by a high-voltage 64 kWh lithium-ion battery. This impressive set up pumps out an incredible 291 lb-ft of instant torque while still offering an estimated fuel economy of 132 city/108 highway/ 120 combined based on internal testing. As for the range and charge of the Kona Electric, users can expect a range of 258 miles and can charge from 10 to 80 percent in 47 minutes using the “Level-III fast charge rate”. In the event of an extended cold snap (like the one we are currently experiencing) the Kona offers a battery warming system and is standard on SEL or higher trim levels. The system helps prevent excessively long battery-charging intervals in cold temperatures. In addition, in Winter Mode, the battery warmer can minimize battery-power losses due to low winter temperatures.

Hyundai Complimentary Maintenance and America’s Best Warranty

No matter which trim level of Hyundai you choose to drive, you are miles ahead of the competition due to huge savings on maintenance. Hyundai Complimentary Maintenance offers no charge oil changes and tire rotations for the first 3 years or 36,000 miles of vehicle ownership. On top of this, Hyundai’s America’s Best Warranty gives you an unbelievable 10 year/ 100,000 mile powertrain warranty to give you peace of mind over the full life of your Hyundai. 

For more in-depth information on the upcoming 2022 Hyundai Kona, check out this press release from Hyundai. As always, stay posted to our blog for updates on the 2022 Kona, including any upcoming release date information.

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Hyundai Teases All New IONIQ 5 Crossover SUV

Hyundai Motors has teased the highly anticipated IONIQ 5 crossover SUV, which is the first model in the IONIQ dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) lineup. The IONIQ 5 distinguishes itself by being the first vehicle paired with Hyundai’s Electrical-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which is an innovative system made exclusively for next-generation BEV’s that aims to launch a new era of clean mobility for Hyundai.

The IONIQ 5 features an innovative and distinctive experience designed specifically for battery electric vehicles. One of these design elements is showcased on the front fender of the vehicle which is the array of pixel-inspired lights and clamshell hood which spans the entire width of the vehicle and eliminates panel gaps while achieving a high-tech look. The futuristic exterior design is finished with super-sized 20 inch Aero-optimized wheels.

“IONIQ 5 presents an all-new customer experience through innovative EV design that is evocative of the icon that established Hyundai’s design DNA,” 

said SangYup Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Hyundai Global Design Center. 

“Beginning with IONIQ 5, our dedicated BEV lineup brand will redefine the relationship between people and their cars, establishing a new standard against which all BEV design experiences will be measured.”
Hyundai has also released short teaser videos showing the IONIQ 5 in action across everyday situations like how it can drastically change what it means to go on a camping trip. See how cooking, listening to music, and running in the woods takes on a new meaning with the Hyundai IONIQ 5.

Keep posted to our blog for any future updates on everything Hyundai, including the futuristic and eco-friendly IONIQ 5.

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The Redesigned 2021 Santa Fe

Hyundai showed off the 2021 Santa Fe’s new face earlier this year, but it turns out that the updates go deeper under the surface. The mid-size SUV also gets two new gasoline engines, new features, and adds a hybrid variant. The gas versions will arrive first, by the end of this year, while the hybrid is coming early in 2021 and will eventually be followed by a plug-in-hybrid Santa Fe as well.

New Engines

The new base engine is a 2.5-liter inline-four with 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque, improvements of 6 hp and 3 lb-ft over the old 2.4-liter engine. It uses an eight-speed automatic and comes standard with front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive optional. Hyundai says the new engine will provide up to 26 mpg combined, a 1 mpg bump.

The optional turbo engine is an even more significant upgrade, with the new turbo 2.5-liter inline-four providing significantly more power than the old 2.0T—277 horsepower and 311 lb-ft of torque, to be specific, increases of 42 hp and 51 lb-ft. Despite the extra grunt, this engine is also said to offer a fuel-economy increase, with up to 25 mpg combined. The transmission is an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic, and the 2.5T also comes with standard front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive.

The new Santa Fe hybrid pairs a 178-hp turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-four with a six-speed automatic and a 59-hp electric motor. Total output stands at 225 hp, bisecting the gas engine options. Hyundai isn’t talking efficiency numbers yet, but we expect its combined EPA estimate to fall somewhere in the mid-30-mpg range. A plug-in hybrid is a bit further down the road and should have a larger battery pack to enable some amount of all-electric driving range.

Trim Levels and Design

Sitting at the top of the lineup is a new Calligraphy trim level, a name that’s shared with the three-row Palisade’s top model. It comes standard with the turbo engine and all-wheel drive, and features special leather upholstery, 20-inch wheels, a different grille, and a few other trim differences.

All 2021 Santa Fe models get the updated look, with the reshaped grille and different headlights and taillights. The wheel designs are also new across the board, and Hyundai says it has improved interior materials. The updated center console features a floating design, a pushbutton shifter, and the standard an optional touchscreens grow larger, from 7.0 to 8.0 inches and from 8.0 inches to 10.3 inches. There’s also an extra 0.5 cubic foot of cargo space.

Newly optional features include wireless charging, a remote parking system, upgraded driver-assistance systems, and a digital key system that allows you to use your smartphone as the key.

Hyundai won’t release pricing until closer to the 2021 Santa Fe’s on-sale date later this year, but we don’t think it will stray too far from the current model’s base price of $27,450. The loaded Santa Fe Calligraphy will likely start well above $40,000.

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Hyundai Wins Four 2020 Good Design Awards

Hyundai Motor Company started off the new year in style, winning 4 Good Design Awards. The award winning concept designs were all EV concepts, and included the 45, Prophecy, all new 2021 Hyundai Elantra and the Hyundai Hi-Charger which is an ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure. 

“Hyundai’s design vision to provide lifestyle mobility that coexists with people’s lives has been recognized by winning these awards,” said SangYup Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Hyundai Global Design Center. “Especially through our EV design, we would like to forge a strong emotional connection between humans and automobiles, giving more value to our customer’s everyday life.”

The 45 EV concept was first introduced at the International Motor Show 2019 in Frankfurt. The 45 is a futuristic homage to Hyundai’s iconic Pony Coupe Concept. The styling of 45 is defined by its monocoque-style form, aerodynamics, light-weight design inspired by aircrafts, and diamond-shaped silhouette. This isn’t the first time the 45 was awarded for its innovative design, the 45 received praise and accolades from other world-renowned design competitions, including the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards, 2020 Red Dot Awards, and the iF Design Award 2020. Such accolades raise expectations of the upcoming release of IONIQ 5, Hyundai’s first dedicated EV in the new IONIQ lineup brand launching next year.

Hyundai Prophecy EV Concept

The 45 isn’t the only highly awaited EV concept as the newly revealed Prophecy is Hyundai’s visionary concept that signifies a direction of future EV styling based on the Sensuous Sportiness design identity. It expands on the era-defining example set by the 45 EV concept that stripped away complexity in favor of clean lines and minimalistic structures. Prophecy won ‘Best of the Best’ in 2020 Red Dot Awards’ Design Concept group, and the concept was also named a finalist for 2020 International Design Excellence Awards.

2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai’s success isn’t just tied to far future concept designs, as the currently on the road 2021 Elantra received top marks as well. The seventh generation Elantra which had its debut earlier this year offers a futuristic and innovative look and feel, thanks to its Parametric Dynamics design elements. The vehicle’s exterior design is adorned with unique style features including a parametric-jewel-pattern grille and a H-tail Lamp that creates a Hyundai “flying H” logo-like shape. The interior further complements the Elantra’s overall appeal with a 10-inch information-display cluster and infotainment system.

Hyundai Hi-Charger

Hyundai knows that one of the biggest barriers to entry for new EV drivers is how long your vehicle range is and how long it takes to charge. The Hyundai Hi-Charger demonstrates the brand’s commitment to offer a completely new charging experience to EV owners. The 350kW ultra-fast charger enables users to easily power their EVs without feeling the weight of connectors and cables. The user simply chooses the position of a vehicle’s charging port on a digital screen, and a connector automatically rotates and descends to the selected point for an effortless connection. Earlier this year, the Hyundai Hi-Charger won a prize in the User Experience Design category of the 2020 Red Dot Design Awards.

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the GOOD DESIGN Awards program is one of the oldest design competitions in the world. Every year, the program selects a list of products and industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have chartered new directions for innovation and pushed the envelope for competitive products in the world marketplace.