Some buy cheap because that is all they can afford, others buy cheaper because that is all they need. The low end of the car market has become crowded, the carmakers adding extra features while keeping prices low. Up to now, the Datsun Go has been the best value for money on the market. Now the newly re-released Hyundai Atos is seriously challenging that position.
The popular Hyundai Tucson Sport is a heavy favourite in South Africa within the SUV segment and now, motorists have even more reason to smile. Hyundai SA has made some design tweaks, added a few horses under the bonnet and there’s even a new diesel engine. There are two variants of the Hyundai Tucson Sport; a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine.
Hyundai’s 2020 Sonata Hybrid gives you the best of both worlds, with a cherry on top. It shares the sensational styling of the conventional sedan recently launched in New York. It gives you the fuel economy of a hybrid. And six hours in the sun will fully charge the battery.
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.
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.