If you’re looking for your next vehicle, and you want an SUV or crossover, then you should definitely check out the lineup at a Hyundai dealer near you. Hyundai has one of the most impressive selections of crossover and SUV models on the market, with something for pretty much everyone. What really makes them stand out, however, is how many different powertrain options they have – not just in terms of more power, but when it comes to functionality. You’ll find a ton of different standard gas and hybrid options to choose from, including powerful N Series models that offer incredible performance.
There are so many impressive Hyundai SUV models available, in fact, that taking a deep dive into each one would have us here all day. I’m going to keep things pretty simple and give you a brief overview of all of your options – if something catches your eye, then you’ll want to do a bit more research on it to find out more. By the end of this, however, you should have a good sense of what’s offered by Hyundai and narrow down your search to a few good options. Let’s dig in!
The 2022 Hyundai Venue
First up, the Venue is a great starting point in Hyundai’s lineup of SUVs since it starts at the lowest price while still having a lot to offer. This is a stylish two-row option that’s perfect if you want something small to enjoy when driving around town, but it also gives you excellent fuel efficiency for a daily commute or a long road trip. With its sporty engine, the Venue gets an estimated 7.9 L/100 km in the city, 6.9 L/100 km on the highway, and 7.5 L/100 km combined fuel economy, with available wireless support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other available options include heated seats, a heated steering wheel, and a power sunroof.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona
Next up is the popular Hyundai Kona, which has been redesigned for 2022 with a bold new look that’s striking and really accentuates the smooth flow of its compact design. This is a great option if you do a lot of highway driving, thanks to an estimated 8.0 L/100 km in the city, 6.6 L/100 km on the highway, and 7.4 L/100 km combined fuel efficiency. Heated front seats are standard in the Kona, with ventilated seating available, and you can get available 26 cm full digital instrument cluster and infotainment displays. The standard 2022 Kona will definitely get the job done, but if you’re looking for something different, there are also two other Kona models offered.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona Electric
First up, the Kona Electric is one of two different Battery-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) available in the 2022 Hyundai lineup. This model enjoys the impressive updates and redesigns of the standard Kona, with an all-electric design that lets you leave the
gas pump completely behind. The Kona Electric has an estimated range of up to 415 km from a full charge, with support for EV fast charging that lets it charge up to 80% of its capacity in less than an hour at a Level 3 charging station. You get a 26 cm full digital instrument cluster in the Kona Electric, with an available 26 cm infotainment display and 8-speaker Harman/Kardon premium audio system.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona N
If you’re interested in an SUV that delivers incredible performance, then you should check out the 2022 Kona N, the first-ever Kona N from Hyundai. N models like this are designed with race-track levels of power and precision, giving you a driving experience that you won’t find anywhere else. The Kona N features dual large-bore exhaust outlets, 48.26 cm alloy wheels with Pirelli high-performance summer tires, and a bold front fascia. It’s powered by a 2.0L Turbocharged Gasoline Direct Injection “Flat Power” engine that delivers 276 hp and 289 lb-ft of torque to go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds.
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson
The Kona isn’t the only model that’s been redesigned for this year; the 2022 Hyundai Tucson is an all-new generation that looks stunning with an innovative redesign that gives you three different powertrains to choose from. There’s a standard engine, a first-ever Tucson Hybrid model, and even a Plug-in Hybrid available for you to enjoy. The new design is powerful and visually stunning, with cutting-edge illumination that makes an impression from the first moment you see it. An available panoramic sunroof, heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, and Bose premium sound system elevate this amazing SUV even more.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe
For a two-row SUV that offers remarkable comfort, luxury, and versatility, the 2022 Santa Fe is a fantastic choice. Heated front seats are standard, with ventilated front seats and heated rear seats available, along with available quilted Nappa leather seating to take your comfort to the next level. Not only luxurious, the interior is also very practical with up to 2,041 L of cargo capacity on offer, plus remote-folding rear seats that make loading especially easy. The available Hyundai SmartSense safety package also makes this one of the safest SUVs on the road, and it includes Forward Collision Avoidance, Parking Collision-Avoidance, and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
If you’re looking for something quite different, check out the all-new Santa Cruz, which combines the functionality and gorgeous style of Hyundai SUVs with the functionality of an open bed. It looks like a stunning blend of SUV and pickup truck aesthetic, giving you the best of both worlds in one amazing vehicle. With up to 2,268 kg of towing capacity, plus interior comforts like heated front seats and available dual-zone automatic temperature control, the Santa Cruz is a bold new option from Hyundai.
The 2022 Hyundai Palisade
Two-row SUVs are great for many people, but if you need something bigger, then you should check out the Hyundai Palisade. A three-row SUV, the Palisade has seating for up to seven passengers with second-row captain’s chairs that are incredibly comfortable. Heated seating is standard up front, with available second-row heated seats, plus available three-zone climate control to ensure everyone inside stays comfortable. With up to 2,447 L of total interior cargo capacity, the Palisade is an incredibly spacious option.
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
If you’re interested in an all-electric model, but the Kona isn’t quite right for you, then the Ioniq 5 could be the perfect option. This is an impressive electric SUV with available all-wheel drive, superfast charging, and even an Augmented Reality head-up display – the first time it’s been offered on a Hyundai model. The interior of the Ioniq 5 features a minimalist design that’s streamlined and sophisticated, with luxurious seating and plenty of space inside for cargo and passengers alike. With a range of up to 488 km from a full charge, and the ability to go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds, the Ioniq 5 is a stunning option.
The 2022 Hyundai Nexo
For something truly special, consider the Hyundai Nexo: the first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle available to drivers here in Canada. It can refuel in about 5 minutes, rather than the lengthy recharge time on some electric models, and goes an estimated 570 km on a full tank, emitting nothing but water vapour. It runs quietly, filters and purifies the air as it drives, and has zero carbon dioxide emissions. As a next-generation fuel cell SUV, there’s nothing else quite like the Nexo.
A Lineup Made for You
You can see that the Hyundai lineup has a lot more going on than the SUV selection offered by most brands out there. The 2022 model year is particularly impressive, with so many updated and new options available, showcasing what the future of this brand is really about. All you have to do now is head to your favourite dealership to see these impressive vehicles for yourself.