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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.


The Hyundai Tucson Sport Gets A Design And Power Boost

Posted by on 19 Aug 2019 under General, Hyundai News, Hyundai Reviews, New Car Launches, Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson Sport needs no introduction as it has certainly made a mark. However, they only sold 516 of the previous model which means the new Hyundai Tucson Sport has to be even better (and it is). Not only does the new Hyundai Tucson range in South Africa feature new sporting design changes but it also has improved performance and added diesel power.


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Hyundai & MDGo – Using AI To Help After An Accident

Posted by on 14 Aug 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai MDGo Partnership

Hyundai Partners With MDGo

Car accidents happen and they are nasty to the victims and often confusing to the responders. The lag between the accident and help arriving, the responders assessing the victims and then getting them to an emergency room can be critical.

Now imagine your car not only telling emergency services that you had an accident and where it happened but also telling them of your likely injuries and suggesting the best facility nearby to treat you.


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Hyundai Sonata 2020 Is The Sedan Redefined

Posted by on 05 Aug 2019 under Hyundai News, Hyundai Reviews, New Car Launches, Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

The launch of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata at the New York Auto Show earlier this year underlined just what South African motorists are missing with this mid-sized sedan. Sadly the Sonata is no longer available here. This is why it’s sad.


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Hyundai Elantra Is A Lot Of Car At A Great Price

Posted by on 30 Jul 2019 under Elantra, General, Hyundai, Hyundai Reviews

Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra

The compact sedan sometimes seems a threatened species, but there are still drivers who want them and brands that make them. A case in point is the current Hyundai Elantra with its huge boot, well-balanced facelift and competitive price.


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Hyundai’s New Valve Tech Making A Big Difference

Posted by on 22 Jul 2019 under Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News, Sonata

Hyundai's CVVD Engine

Hyundai Introduces Continuous Variable Valve Duration

Now at the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, Hyundai has declared: “A small step for a valve, a giant leap for valve kind.”

Okay, that is a bit of a stretch, but some kind of valve timing control has been around for fifty years, and Hyundai has just added the crucial next step.


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Hyundai And The Art Of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by on 12 Jul 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, Kona, News, Sonata

Hyundai X Christie's

Hyundai’s Art Of Artificial Intelligence

Technology can be both good and bad. Flight has allowed us to break the bonds of gravity and travel easily to far lands, to space. It has also led to aerial warfare, the horrors stretching from Guernica to Hiroshima, Indochina to 9/11. Flight is not good or bad, it’s how you use it…


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Hyundai’s Clever Cockpit Takes The Chaos Out Of School Runs

Posted by on 03 Jul 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News

Hyundai Logo

Hyundai Invents A Clever Cockpit

“I have spent the entire afternoon in the car, but no trip was more than four kilometres long.” This was an actual quote from a work-from-home mom in Cape Town’s southern suburbs.

If you have two kids or more at more than one school, chances are that this is your life. Every afternoon is an extra-mural merry go round.
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Hyundai Keeping Hydrogen In The Fuel Mix

Posted by on 24 Jun 2019 under Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai Hydrogen Fuel

Hyundai Hydrogen Fuel

Around a decade ago hydrogen fuel cell vehicles were considered the solution to our dirty road networks, with only water coming out the exhaust and refueling that takes the same time as filling with petrol or diesel.


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Hyundai Celebrates Women’s Soccer With The World

Posted by on 18 Jun 2019 under Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra

Globally Hyundai cars are very popular with women as well as with traditional male buyers. Hyundai celebrates this phenomenon through its sponsorship of the FIFA Women’s World Cup currently playing off in France.


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Elantra – Making Your Trip So Much Safer

Posted by on 06 Jun 2019 under Elantra, Hyundai, Hyundai News, New Car Launches

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra

Everyone multitasks when driving, even if we’re only thinking about work. So you have an entire road network full of vehicles driven by people not quite paying 100% attention. You know you are a great driver, but others may not be so good. The result? 94% of serious accidents involve human error.


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