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If you’re reading this blog, we can only guess that you’re an existing Hyundai fan or are hoping to become one very soon, in which case, you’re in very good company. Group 1 Hyundai is part of the Group 1 family and we are happy to invite you to become part of our family.

With a great team we are one of the leading Hyundai dealerships in Gauteng and the Knysna region. Through the blog, we’re hoping to keep you updated on all the news, deals and happenings at the dealerships.

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Hyundai Leads Development of Multi-Collision Airbags

Posted by on 15 Apr 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai Testing New Airbag System

Hyundai Testing New Multi-Collision Airbag System

Hyundai Motor Group is leading the research and development of what they are calling – the world’s first multi-collision airbags. Hyundai safety engineers have invented this innovative technology designed to protect people from multiple collisions. Three out of every 10 accidents involve multiple collisions and this new system will significantly improve all-around safety.


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Introducing The Stylishly ‘Boxy’ Hyundai Styx Crossover

Posted by on 09 Apr 2019 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, News, Styx

Hyundai Styx

The Hyundai Styx

If you think the SUV segment couldn’t get any better, just wait for the New York Auto Show as you’re in for a pleasant surprise. The all-new stylishly ‘boxy’ Hyundai Styx will make its debut this year joining the Kona, Creta, Tucson, Santa Fe and the Palisade in the already impressive global line-up.


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Next-Generation Hyundai Grand i10 Spotted In Chennai

Posted by on 01 Apr 2019 under Grand i10, Hyundai News, New Car Launches, News

Hyundai Grand i10

The Hyundai Grand i10

It comes as no surprise as the next generation of Hyundai’s top-selling hatchback has been spotted. That’s right, the new Hyundai Grand i10 was seen during a test run near the company’s manufacturing facility in Chennai.


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Hyundai Tucson Is Made For The Great Outdoors

Posted by on 25 Mar 2019 under General, Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson In The Great Outdoors

Most gearheads can appreciate a good marketing campaign especially when it showcases something as sleek as the new Hyundai Tucson. With a range of nifty features, stunning exterior design and quality interior to match, what is the Hyundai Tucson truly capable of?

Let’s face it, most people who buy SUVs barely use them off-road other than the occasional dirt road or grassy hill. The new ‘Made For It. Even If You’re Not’ campaign from Innocean Australia puts the SUV through its paces in an attempt to promote the stylish, tough and very capable Hyundai Tucson.


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A New Hyundai ‘N’ Model Could Be On The Cards

Posted by on 19 Mar 2019 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, New Car Launches, News, WRC

new Hyundai N model

New Hyundai N Model Coming In 2022?

Adding to Hyundai’s already impressive range of vehicles across all segments, we could see a WRX-style ‘N’ model by 2022. The Korean automaker has already dazzled us with sporty excitement on the Hyundai i30 N Fastback version but they are planning something incredibly special. Some believe it will be the pinnacle of the Hyundai ‘N’ brand and dubbed it a “halo car”. Early signs suggest it will have all-wheel drive and a petrol-electric powertrain.


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The 2019 Hyundai Accent is BIG on Features

Posted by on 13 Mar 2019 under Accent, Hyundai, Hyundai News, New Car Launches

2019 Hyundai Accent

2019 Hyundai Accent

Since it was first launched globally in the early 1990s, the humble Hyundai Accent has gone from strength to strength and proven to be one of the most versatile vehicle models in the Hyundai stable. Currently, in its Fourth Generation here in South Africa, and Fifth Generation in North America, Europe, and the Far East, the Hyundai Accent has become the mainstay of the Hyundai brand in so many countries thanks to its model variety, stylish looks, reliable nature and fun to drive features.


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The Hyundai Palisade: A Car For The Next Generation

Posted by on 04 Mar 2019 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, Palisade

2020 Hyundai Palisade

BTS With The 2020 Hyundai Palisade

Hyundai has announced BTS as the new brand ambassador for the all-new Hyundai Palisade SUV. The seven-member South Korean boy band, also known as the Bangton Boys, was formed by Big Hit Entertainment in 2013. Since then, they have become a real sensation winning numerous awards and has bragging rights as the most retweeted celebrities in 2017 and 2018.


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What You Should Know About The New Hyundai Kona SUV

Posted by on 26 Feb 2019 under Hyundai News, Kona, New Car Launches

Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona

The 2019 Hyundai Kona adds to the Korean automaker’s long list of well-equipped, stylish and functional vehicles. Judging from their overwhelming global success in recent years with the Hyundai Grand i10, Hyundai Tucson and Creda, it’s no surprise that Hyundai is the third best-selling passenger car brand in South Africa.


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Hyundai AI Tech Makes Driving Safer For The Hearing-Impaired

Posted by on 18 Feb 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai Tech For Hearing-impaired Drivers

Hyundai Tech For Hearing-impaired Drivers

For many people, the ability to hear is something we often take for granted. Imagine driving without hearing anything like sirens, horns or other vehicles. You soon realise that hearing-impaired drivers have so much more to worry about but Hyundai believes that their new cutting edge technology can make a noticeable difference.


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Hyundai Elevate Combines Robotics And Electric Car Technology

Posted by on 13 Feb 2019 under Concept Cars, Future Tech, Hyundai News

hyundai-walking-car

Hyundai Elevate

The CES 2019 event showed impressive developments but none more so than the Hyundai Elevate, a robotic multi-purpose concept car. It has wheels to travel normally on roads while the robotic legs enable the Hyundai Elevate to walk, climb or crawl over all types of terrain.


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