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Hyundai May Add a Smaller Crossover SUV in the US

Hyundai May Add a Smaller Crossover SUV in the US

Jul 18 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

A third crossover SUV is in the works

Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik recently stated that the automaker is considering a third crossover SUV for its US lineup. The CEO believes that the automaker is "very under-represented" in...

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Hyundai May Add a Smaller Crossover SUV in the US

Jul 18 2013, 2:00pm CDT | by

A third crossover SUV is in the works

Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik recently stated that the automaker is considering a third crossover SUV for its US lineup. The CEO believes that the automaker is "very under-represented" in the critical crossover segment of the market. Krafcik did say that there are no immediate plans to add a third crossover.

"We are very under-represented," Krafcik said. "We lead the industry in sedans, we have a bunch of them, but if you look at our crossover line, we (only) have two nameplates, the Tucson and the Santa Fe." Hyundai currently has approximately 7% of the US sedan market but only 2% of the truck segment.

All SUVs are considered trucks whether or not they're based on a car platform. While Hyundai offered no specifics, the new crossover is expected to be smaller than the Tucson. "I think it is something that we have to look at," Krafcik said. "We don't have any plans. (But) it does seem like there is a lot of action in stuff below RAV4- and Tucson-sized vehicles. A new segment is emerging."

 
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2015 Hyundai Tuscon Priced at $21,500

Jul 24 2014 8:53pm CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

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Hyundai has officially announced the pricing for the 2015 Tuscon, which will start at a price of $21,500. A far cry from the Hyundais of old, the new Tuscon comes loaded with a plethora of equipment and technology. In what is a much more reasonable craze towards crossovers - as opposed to the love for gas-guzzling SUVs a decade ago - the Tuscon will mark one of the most affordable entries into the crossover market. Though Hyundai has kept their v ...
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2015 Hyundai Genesis V-6 RWD Tested: Lotus Tweaks and Newly Chic

Jul 24 2014 4:44pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

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In the early 1980s, the band Genesis pulled off one of the most difficult feats in show business: turning a critically revered nerd-rock outfit with lukewarm U.S. sales into a multi-platinum-selling household name. By the end of the decade, the band’s place in pop culture was secured. In the automotive realm, Hyundai built its domestic following on the back of economical transportation devices—minus the critical acclaim—and ...
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40+ cars that barely avoid the gas guzzler tax

Jul 24 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

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Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Performance, Wagon, Government/Legal, Audi, Bentley, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Luxury The Gas Guzzler schedule, with mpg ratings and charges that haven't changed since 1991, lays out which fuel-swillers owe what to Uncle Sam. I started thinking about the "Gas Guzzler Tax" - considerably less well known as T ...
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Hyundai and Porsche top J.D. Power’s owner appeal study

Jul 24 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

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Technology upgrades and new features don’t seem to have much effect on how satisfied owners are with their new cars, according to this year’s J.D. Power APEAL study. The annual study, which has been running for 19 years, measures Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) of new cars and satisfaction among owners. Owners evaluate their new cars across 77 areas, which are used to measure cars on a 1,000-point scale. “The study finds tha ...
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1 day ago

Hyundai Q2 profit dips 7% on strengthening currency

Jul 24 2014 5:36am CDT | Source: Automotive News

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Hyundai's net profit fell the most in five quarters, hit by the local currency's strength, and said it may make more vehicles overseas as it braces for a tough second half with ...
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Jul 23 2014 10:29pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

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The Hyundai Genesis Coupe is based off a 2+2 formula. It’s Hyundai’s only true sports car that’s economical, yet still able to deliver great driving dynamics. The rising success of the Genesis Coupe is a testament to Hyundai’s effort to gain some credibility for cars with ...
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Kentucky Mayor Attacks High Gas Prices by Opening City-Run Fueling Station, Gets Accused of “Socialism”

Jul 23 2014 3:52pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Right as we’ve lost all faith in our leaders, the folks running Somerset, Kentucky, have proved that government can actually do something good for the people it represents. In two words, here’s what they have accomplished: Cheap gas! Somerset, located about 130 miles southeast of Louisville, refurbished a shuttered municipal gas station and opened it to the public last Saturday. After complaints from some of the city’s 11,000 residents ...
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Used-Car Prices Fall for Third Straight Month in July

Jul 23 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

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Late-model used-car prices dipped below $23,000 in July for the first time this year, settling at $22,919. That's a 0.78 percent drop from June, and it's the third month in a row that prices have dropped. Related: What’s the Most Affordable Car in 2014? The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid's price fell the most in July, dropping 3.2 percent ($653) to $19,511. The only other alternative-fuel car in the top 10 list is the Che ...
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Hyundai nabs a win in J.D. Power APEAL Study a month after leading IQS

Jul 23 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Automotive News

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For the first time, Hyundai is the top-ranked nonpremium brand in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study -- a month after leading nonpremium brands in the company's ...
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2015 Hyundai i30 spied carrying extensive camouflage

Jul 23 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

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The 2015 Hyundai i30 facelift has returned in a new batch of spy shots, this time featuring a more ...
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