Tag: Hyundai

Hyundai Teases Retro-future Concept for Frankfurt Auto Show

<img data-attachment-id="1685928" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow.jpg" data-orig-size="4867,3234" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Hyundai 45 concept teaser" data-image-description=" Hyundai ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685928″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Large-38293-HyundaiMotortoShowcaseNewEVConcept45atFrankfurtMotorShow-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Hyundai is bringing a retro-future concept vehicle to the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Called the 45, the car […]

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Updated Bargain Basement EV Lands in Europe With Extra Range

While Hyundai’s compact Ioniq hatchback is most commonly seen in hybrid and plug-in hybrid guise, there’s also an all-electric model that took its sweet time breaking out of California. It’s notable not for its range (which, at 124 miles, puts it on par with also-ran EVs like the Volkswagen e-Golf), but for its price, which […]

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Hyundai Investigating Kona EV “Explosion” in Canada

Over the weekend, CBC reported a Hyundai Kona Electric had exploded in Montreal — blowing the roof and door off its owner’s garage. Piero Cosentino claimed he saw black smoke coming from the building on Friday afternoon and quickly turned off the breaker to avoid further damage. Unfortunately that was enough, the car became engulfed in flames and […]

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2020 Hyundai Palisade First Drive – Style Meets Value

Hyundai and sibling brand Kia were once known for being cheap, but not necessarily the best value. That’s because cheap and value aren’t always synonymous — especially when it comes to consumer products. That’s changed over time. Both brands have mostly shed their reputation for crap quality and have been steadily offering up products that can […]

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2019 Hyundai Tucson – This Old Brown Shoe

<img data-attachment-id="1680756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter.jpg" data-orig-size="6000,4000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1558845678","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"95","iso":"250","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Hyundai Tucson front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680756 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Hyundai Tucson front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-quarter-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> 2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate […]

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Genesis Working on ‘Tesla-Fighting’ Electric Sedan, SUV for 2021

Hyundai’s luxury Genesis brand is set to launch a new global electric vehicle architecture in 2021. Both a sedan and SUV are said to be in the works, positioning the Korean models to go head-to-head with Tesla Motors. These would be the first electric vehicles created under the Genesis moniker and are just a part […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1679150" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,1200" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1996 Lexus LX 450" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679150 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus-lx-450-1319336-1021515.jpg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In today’s QOTD we conclude the discussion started a couple of weeks ago when we asked […]

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New Vehicle Quality Improvements Stall, Koreans Still on Top With J.D. Power

<img data-attachment-id="1678516" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054176829.jpg" data-orig-size="4221,2965" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5","credit":"Jay K. McNally\rMcNally Multi Med","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1560862069","copyright":"(c)2018\rAll Rights Reserved\/Jay McNally\/McNally Multi Media","focal_length":"38","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia." data-image-description=" genesis motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-450×316.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-610×429.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678516″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/1621-GenesisMotorAmericaCOOErwinRaphaelaccepts1OverallBrandandG70PremiumCompactCarsegmentwinnerawardsfromJ.D.PowerAssociatesVicePresidentSalesintheGlobalAutomotiveDivisionMichaelBattaglia.-e1561054136860-610×429.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”429″> J.D. Power’s 2019 Initial Quality Study (IQS) shows industry-wide problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) failing to improve for the first time since […]

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What’s the 2020 Hyundai Palisade’s Price? Look to the Japanese for Your Answer

Hyundai blanketed the rollout of its new three-row Palisade with descriptive terms that positively oozed luxury and refinement. Hell, just the name of the thing should conjure up a swanky seaside image or two. It’s clear the Korean automaker feels its eight-passenger crossover (successor to the Santa Fe XL, formerly just “Santa Fe”) stands on […]

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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Review – Fading Into the Background, Gracefully

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid SEL 1.6-liter four-cylinder/ 32 Kw electric motor (139 net horsepower) Six-speed automatic, front-wheel drive 55 city / 54 highway / 55 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 4.3 city, 4.4 highway, 4.3 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $24,000 (U.S) / $26,499 (Canada) As Tested: $26,010 (U.S.) / $26,499 (Canada) Prices include $885 […]

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Perhaps Thankfully, Kia’s Upcoming Optima Won’t Go the Sonata Route

You have to give Hyundai Motor Group credit — it’s certainly not shy when it comes to design. It hasn’t been for a while, and the 2011 Sonata can attest to that. After Hyundai toned things down for the follow-up generation, the brand realized its mistake: to get noticed alongside Camry and Accord, you needed to […]

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