Hyundai Wins 5 “Best Cars for the Money” Awards

2022 Hyundai Tucson | Toronto, ON

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual “Best Cars for the Money” list and a remarkable five Hyundai vehicles were named winners, which was the most wins for any brand. To create this list, U.S. News gathers credible reviews from the automotive press and ranks each vehicle on its driving, interior comfort, and technology features.

Best 2-Row SUV for the Money: Hyundai Santa Fe

To start, the 2022 Santa Fe is packed with the extensive suite of Hyundai SmartSense™ safety features. The interior is stylish and spacious, offering more than 2,000 litres of space to utilize behind the front-row seats. All models are equipped with HTRAC™ All-Wheel Drive with multi-terrain control modes for ultimate stability behind the wheel.

Best Compact SUV for the Money: Hyundai Tucson

A smaller SUV option arrives in the form of the 2022 Tucson. This compact vehicle can be filled with a variety of available advanced technologies, like a high-definition 10.25-inch touch screen with navigation, a Bose® premium sound system, and Remote Smart Parking Assist. Notable standard features include heated front seats as well as Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

Best Hybrid and Electric Car for the Money: Hyundai Elantra Hybrid

Hyundai is one of the few remaining brands that offers a sedan lineup, and one of the standout options is the 2022 Elantra Hybrid. Once you’re done staring at its stylish exterior, you’ll find top-level interior features as standard. This includes wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, a hands-free smart trunk, and a long list of innovative driver-assist safety systems.

Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money: Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

For an efficient SUV option, consider the 2022 Tucson Hybrid. Open up the back to use 1,097 litres of cargo space or put the remote-folding rear seats down to see what you can fit into the 2,108 litres of total available space. As spacious as it is, the Tucson Hybrid is also advanced. The button-type shift-by-wire replaces the traditional gear shifter and the system features paddle shifters behind the steering wheel for a sporty feel.

Best Subcompact SUV for the Money: Hyundai Kona

But if you’re looking for an even sportier drive, turn to the 2022 Kona. With a redesigned exterior that is bolder than ever, the Kona is sure to turn heads no matter where you’re going. Enjoy standard features like heated front seats and a dual-level cargo floor or upgrade to get even more with an available Head-Up Display and a wireless charging pad.

Contact our team or visit us at Downtown Hyundai in Toronto, Ontario, for more information on any of these award-winning vehicles.

Redesigned 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Unveiled

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe | Toronto, ON

The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe is raising the bar in the compact SUV segment. Redesigned for the 2021 model year, this all-new vehicle is ready to take on anything your family throws its way, featuring updates both inside and out.

The recently unveiled 2021 Santa Fe comes with a new grille, which fully spans the front of the vehicle. The grille’s geometric patterning gives it a modern feel, while the daytime running lights and taillights are connected by a long, uninterrupted line to give the Santa Fe a sophisticated look.

Inside, new soft-touch materials and a raised centre console give the vehicle a welcoming atmosphere. Along with a new shift-by-wire system, the Santa Fe comes with a Terrain Mode selector knob, making it easy to take on Toronto weather with seven available modes: Mud, Snow, Sand, Eco, Sport, Comfort, and Smart.

The centre console features a brand-new 10.25-inch touch-screen display, which gives you access to voice-guided navigation, preloaded maps, and a range of infotainment features that will allow you to keep you connected on the go.

Hyundai hasn’t announced a release date for the 2021 Santa Fe yet. In the meantime, visit us here at Downtown Hyundai in Toronto to test-drive the current Santa Fe or any of our other great SUV models.

Hyundai Santa Fe Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Hyundai Santa Fe Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary | Toronto, ON

It’s time to celebrate the Hyundai Santa Fe. The popular SUV model is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, marking a Hyundai milestone in Canada.  

Introduced in October 2000, the Santa Fe is the longest-running Hyundai SUV in Canada, entering its fourth generation later this year. Over the years, this vehicle has undergone a significant evolution, leading the way as a flagship for new features.

Hyundai has sold more than 5,260,000 units of the Santa Fe around the world, with over 356,226 sold in Canada as of April 2020.

“The Santa Fe was Hyundai’s first SUV, and it is one of our longest-running model lines, making it a key model not only globally but especially in Canada,” says Don Romano, president and CEO of Hyundai Auto Canada. “For Hyundai, it is an icon which continues to evolve in terms of design, safety, technology, roominess, and comfort. With this latest evolution, Santa Fe maintains its status as the safest SUV in its segment while also moving the needle forward with new electrification.”

If you’re interested in learning more about the Santa Fe, Downtown Hyundai currently has the 2020 model in stock at our Toronto dealership. And this fall, you’ll be able to stop in and test-drive the all-new 2021 Santa Fe.   

3 Hyundai Models Win 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe | Toronto, ON

When you’re shopping for a new vehicle, it’s likely you want the best of the best. That’s where the 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards come in. These prestigious accolades strive to discover the best vehicles in 17 categories, putting a range of eligible models through the wringer to discover which options top the industry. This year, three Hyundai models — the 2020 Kona, 2020 Kona Electric, and 2020 Santa Fe — won their segments.

“It is an honour to receive the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards for the Kona, Kona Electric, and Santa Fe, demonstrating Hyundai’s commitment to developing a range of product offerings that deliver great customer value,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate, and digital planning for Hyundai Motor America.

These three models came out on top after extensive evaluation and testing by KBB.com experts. Each vehicle is also analyzed for its pricing, consumer reviews and ratings, and vehicle sales/retail sales information. Kelley Blue Book’s 5-Year Cost-to-Own information is also considered in determining the winner of each category.

The 2020 Kona earned this award in the Subcompact SUV category, while the 2020 Kona Electric topped the Electric Car segment. The Santa Fe earned recognition in the Midsize SUV – 2-Row category.

To learn more about these models or to test-drive your preferred Hyundai vehicle, stop in for a visit here at Downtown Hyundai.