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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 i20 teased in official design sketches

Aug 1 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

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Man dies after car crashes into bee-infested house

Jul 31 2014 3:06pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Etc. Leaving buildings vacant can present all kinds of dangers, as officials in Michigan in particular have found in recent years. But this tragic incident has to be a new one. A 54-year-old man was driving his Hyundai down Spruce Road in the town of St. Charles, MI on Wednesday afternoon, but when he got to a curve in the road (just west of the M-52), he didn't turn, and his car went str ...
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2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport: Car Seat Check

Jul 31 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: Cars.com

The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport earned Cars.com's Family Car of the Year award for 2014, and it's easy to understand why after spending some time in it. With roomy backseat, sizable cargo area and family-friendly touches such as an optional panoramic sunroof and rear sunshades for the side windows, the Santa Fe Sport has a winning combination of features that appeal to families. We found this two-row crossover easy to wor ...
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Second-gen Hyundai i20 spied without camouflage

Jul 31 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

The 2015 Hyundai i20 has been caught on camera totally undisguised ahead of a rumored debut in Oc ...
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2014 Neste Oil Rally Finland - Press Conference

Jul 31 2014 7:58am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

2014 Neste Oil Rally Finland - Press Conference Transcript of the pre-event press conference organised by the FIA for the 2014 Neste Oil Rally Finland Thu 31.07.14, 2:02PM Present: Mads Østberg, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen Motorsport Thierry Neuville, Hyundai M ...
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NHTSA Studies Dodge Charger, Cadillac ATS-V, Ford F-150 Prices: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Jul 30 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Toyota Sequoia Review The 2015 Toyota Sequoia has room for the entire family and can tow a boat with ease, but its a challenge to maneuver for daily driving, and it's thirsty, too. NHTSA Investigates 2008 Chevrolet Impala, 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata The ...
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Recall Alert: 2011-14 Hyundai Sonata

Jul 30 2014 9:50am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Vehicles Affected: More than 880,000 model-year 2011-14 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between Dec. 11, 2009, and May 29, 2014 The Problem: The transmission shift cable may detach from the shift lever pin; if this happens, the transmission gear selection may not match the indicated gear, and the vehicle may move in an unintended or unexpected direction, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, when the driver parks the vehicle, despite selecti ...
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Hyundai recalls 883k Sonatas over detaching shift cable

Jul 30 2014 9:26am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Hyundai There are plenty of things that can go wrong in a car, some more vital than others. Automakers try their best to make sure they don't, but things slip through, like the shift cables on the Hyundai Sonata. Hyundai and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have found that, on 883,000 units of the MY2011-2014 Sonata manufactured between December 11, 20 ...
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Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonata sedans to repair transmission-shift cable

Jul 30 2014 7:17am CDT | Source: Automotive News

Hyundai is recalling about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could ...
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Autoblog Podcast #391

Jul 29 2014 4:22pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Podcasts, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Supercars, Dodge, Hyundai, Infiniti, Lincoln, McLaren Episode #391 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Mike Harley and Brandon Turkus talk about the appointment of Kumar Galhotra to run Lincoln, changes coming for Scion, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, and which cars won't live into 2015. We also take a quick detour to talk about the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge p ...
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