U.S. News has released its Best Cars for the Money list, and there’s one brand that stands out as having more titles than any other: Hyundai. Out of eleven categories, Hyundai vehicles claim five titles, including four SUVs. So what is it that Hyundai is doing so right?
Hyundai SUVs and vehicles tend to be roomy, comfortable and have up-to-date technology. Their interiors have an upscale feel that’s more refined than the price belies. These are the four best Hyundai SUVs – and 1 best Hyundai car – that made U.S. news shower Hyundai with awards.
The 2022 Hyundai Santa-Fe is U.S. News’ Best 2-Row SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe is U.S. News’ pick for the Best 2-Row SUV for the Money and it’s no surprise why. To determine which vehicle won each category, U.S. News used each SUV or car’s overall score to determine which was best in each category. The 2022 Santa Fe is the #8 Midsize SUV with an overall score of 8.2 out of 10,but the best when you consider its value. Its price starts at about $27,000 and it comes standard with adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and is compatible with Apple CarPlay.
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson is the Best Compact SUV for the Money
U.S. News calls the 2022 Hyundai Tucson the Best Compact SUV for the Money. It has a nice interior, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 187 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque, and it gets 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. However, if you opt for all-wheel drive you’ll only get 24 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
The Tucson also comes with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. U.S. News says that its “graphics are sharp, the menus are intuitive, and the touch screen responds promptly to inputs.” It’s compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Tucson also has Bluetooth, two USB ports, and a six-speaker sound system.
The 2022 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is the Best Hybrid and Electric Car for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid is the only non-SUV on the list of Hyundai’s best vehicles for the money. This demonstrates how serious Hyundai’s commitment is to making quality SUVs – and also how well they’re doing.
The 2022 Hyundai Elantra comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 139 hp, and 14.2 cubic feet of storage space.
The hybrid Tucson is the Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is the Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money. I’s pretty affordable for a hybrid SUV, starting at $29,200. While it’s pretty similar to the regular Hyundai Tucson, its hybrid powertrain separates it. The Tucson Hybrid also has a roomy and refined interior and has an easy-to-use infotainment system. It has wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also has four USB ports and you can get a navigation system.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona is the Best Subcompact SUV for the Money
The 2022 Hyundai Kona is the Best Subcompact SUV for the Money, according to U.S. News. Like the rest of the Hyundai SUVs, it has a nice interior and a good engine. It also gets up to 35 mpg on the highway. The Hyundai Kona has an overall score of 8.4 out of 10 and has a “charming” cabin.
The 2022 Hyundai Kona price starts at $21,150 and can sit up to five passengers. In addition to plenty of cargo space – it has 19.2 cubic feet – the Kona comes with a rearview camera, forward collision warning, and pedestrian detection.
Hyundai is killing it when it comes to the vehicles it’s putting out right now. This is especially true for Hyundai SUVs. If you’re looking for a new SUV – or car – you really can’t go wrong with a Hyundai.