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Welcome to the Group 1 Hyundai blog

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.

If you have any requests or just need some info on our products, servicing or parts, you can always check out the blog, however, of course, contacting us is a click away.


5 Reasons To Buy The Hyundai Tucson

Posted by on 07 Sep 2020 under Hyundai Reviews, Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai’s 2020 Tucson

Anyone looking for a quality SUV should put the 2020 Hyundai Tucson at the top of their list. Hyundai has unequivocally evolved from its earlier, almost undistinguished, budget cars to manufacturing some of the most stylish and powerful vehicles loaded with features, top of the line specifications and driver comforts.


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Size Does Matter With The New Hyundai Palisade

Posted by on 25 Aug 2020 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, Palisade

Hyundai Palisade

Hyundai’s Palisade Might Hit SA’s Shores

Considering the competitive nature of the SUV market, introducing the Hyundai Palisade couldn’t have come at a better time. Looking back, Hyundai’s large SUV history in South Africa doesn’t make for good reading except for the Hyundai Terracan. At the time, seasoned off-roaders considered it a more cost-effective option to the Land Cruiser which is impressive in itself.


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Development of New Mobility Accelerated

Posted by on 06 Aug 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News

New Mobility Dot Map

Hyundai New Mobility Development Accelerated by COVID tensions

I have seen the future and it needs work. This work will entail trying to figure out exactly what and how mobility in the future will be. Note the use of mobility as opposed to cars – that distinction at least is clear.


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The Hyundai Santa Fe Gets A Facelift

Posted by on 20 Jul 2020 under General, Hyundai, News, Santa Fe

2020 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Hyundai Santa Fe Is Getting a Facelift

If you are a quiet introvert, someone who eases through life hoping not to be noticed, who settles for a little Marie biscuit rather than a steak sandwich, the Santa Fe is not for you. If you want the full buffet of life, like to laugh and go with friends, don’t mind spending a bit, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a good choice.


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Hyundai Venue Impresses With Style And Performance

Posted by on 06 Jul 2020 under Hyundai Reviews, Venue

2020 Hyundai Venue

The Impressive Hyundai Venue

The 2020 Hyundai Venue is the automaker’s latest small crossover boasting distinctive styling, impressive performance and fuel economy with a budget-friendly price tag. One of the many standouts on the new Hyundai Venue is the creative and expressive interior bolstered by exceptional cargo space for the segment. Rightly so, this subcompact SUV has been added to the Wards 10 Best Interiors list.


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Hyundai Creta 2020 Revolutionary Second Generation

Posted by on 10 Jun 2020 under Creta, General, Hyundai Reviews

2020 Hyundai Creta

We Reviewed The 2020 Hyundai Creta

It was launched in 2014, is named after an island in the Eastern Mediterranean and last passed 500 000 sales worldwide. The Creta is a top-selling compact SUV in the Hyundai stable and to celebrate this, the Korean giant has just launched the second generation.


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What The Impact Of COVID-19 Means For Hyundai Warranties

Posted by on 22 May 2020 under General, Hyundai News

Hyundai Warranty

Hyundai Extends New Vehicle Warranties Due To COVID-19

Hyundai is known for its exceptional warranties but what happens if they expire during the lockdown? As COVID-19 continues to impact the global economy, industries across the world are coming up with ways to help their loyal consumers. As part of the company’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, they have announced a Hyundai Warranty extension plan.


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How To Make A Hyundai Creta

Posted by on 01 May 2020 under Creta, General, Hyundai

2020 Hyundai Creta

How The 2020 Hyundai Creta Is Made

Start with a sheet of cookie dough. Roll it out. Take various cookie cutters and cut out circles, stars, triangles. Coat with sprinkles and bake. Now you have a tray of cookies. That is exactly how Hyundai makes Creta SUVs. Maybe with a few more steps and not with dough.

The brand new Hyundai plant in Chennai opened this year and they will be making the whole Creta there, except for two of the three engine options.


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Next-Gen Hyundai H1 Set To Launch In 2021

Posted by on 20 Apr 2020 under H1, Hyundai News, New Car Launches

2020 Hyundai H1

2020 Hyundai H1 Panel Van

The Hyundai H1 was first introduced in 2007 where a facelifted version entered the fray in 2018 with revised styling and a richer equipment list. All of the research and development over the last 13 years seems to have paid off with the third generation Hyundai H1 which will reportedly be market-ready by 2021.


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Better Shifting With Hyundai’s Predictive Transmission

Posted by on 08 Apr 2020 under Future Tech, Hyundai News

Hyundai Kia Predictive Shifting Concept

Hyundai & Kia Developed Predictive Transmission

In a joint effort, Hyundai and Kia have developed a new predictive transmission control system. This new automatic system takes into account traffic and topography to minimise wasteful shifts which will also help improve fuel efficiency.


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