Hyundai’s reputation as a leading car manufacturer remains unchallenged in 2020. Few competitors can match Hyundai in terms of affordability and reliability. This has made the manufacturer a fan favorite among car enthusiasts.
Hyundai’s 2020 line up includes crossover SUVs, sedans, and a coupe. These vehicles are as reliable as the South Korean manufacturer’s previous offerings; however, they also include some updated styles and features.
If you’re interested in purchasing a new or used vehicle from Huntsville, AL car dealership, be sure to check out the many 2020 Hyundai models available at Bentley Hyundai.
So let’s take a quick look at some of the offerings in the 2020 Hyundai lineup.
The 2020 Elantra is Hyundai’s contender in the compact sedan market. The design of this vehicle remains largely unchanged from its predecessor that was unveiled in 2015.
This sleek and stylish vehicle is equipped with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that cranks out 147 horsepower. The Elantra GT offers even greater performance with its 2.0L naturally aspirated engine that produces 161 horsepower. The GT is also offered with a 1.6L turbo engine that puts out 201 of horsepower.
Most of the models in the 2020 Elantra line up come with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). This innovation provides the vehicle with better fuel efficiency compared to its predecessor which had a 6-speed transmission.
The Elantra’s base trim is priced at $18,950, while it’s high end Sport trim starts at $23,800. The Elantra GT starts at $20,650 and is available in sedan and hatchback body styles.
2020 Santa Fe
Hyundai’s Santa Fe is a compact crossover SUV that is decked out with reliable safety features and a great warranty. The vehicle provides a smooth and comfortable drive, and is also more fuel efficient than many other compact SUVs currently on the market.
The look of the 2020 Santa Fe is based off the design of the previous Santa Fe Sport. This new model is smaller than its previous iteration, but features a refined interior that feels roomier for passengers.
The vehicle comes with a 2.4L naturally aspirated engine that generates 185 horsepower for most of its trims. However, the high-end SEL and Limited trims come with a more powerful 2.0L four-cylinder engine that cranks out 235 horsepower.
The baseline SE trim starts at $25,900, while the SEL trim starts at $27,650. The Limited trim is a bit pricier than either of the two, and starts at $35,650.
The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover SUV that was first introduced in 2004. The crossover SUV market is a competitive one, with many manufacturers offering vehicles with powerful performance and innovative features.
This vehicle offers slightly less space than its competitors, but it makes up for it with fuel efficiency and a generous warranty that remains valid for 5 years or 60,000 miles.
The Tucson comes in SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and Ultimate trims. The SE models comprise the base trim, and comes with a 2.0L inline-four engine that generates 161 horsepower. This trim starts at $23,350.
The SEL trims come with a 2.4L inline-four engine and can crank out 181 horsepower. It features 18-inch alloy wheels (compared to the SE’s 17-inch wheels) and premium side sills. This trim starts at $25,750.
The Sport trim comes with even larger wheels, at 19-inches. It features a steering wheel and shift knob wrapped in premium leather for added comfort. It also features wireless device charging stations and an eight-speaker audio system. The Sport trim starts at $27,900.
The 2020 Palisade is Hyundai’s replacement for their Santa Fe XL, the midsize SUV that was first introduced in 2001.
The Palisade holds up to 8 passengers and can go toe-to-toe with rivals such as the Ford Explorer and the Toyota Highlander. The vehicle comes with three row seating, which is an improvement over the Santa Fe XL that came with only two rows of seats.
The Palisade is larger than its predecessor in length, width, height, and wheel base size. This allows it to be roomier, and hold more cargo than the Santa Fe XL.
This new offering comes equipped with more technological features such as an 8-inch touchscreen display and smart device integration. The engine is a 3.8L naturally aspirated V6 that puts out 291 horsepower.
This vehicle also features an 8-speed automatic gearbox that can be adjusted using a rotary dial for driving on different surfaces.
The Palisade comes in SE, SEL, and Limited trims. Each trim comes with Front-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive options.
The baseline SE trim comes with 8 seats and starts at $31,975 for the Front-wheel drive model. The SEL trim comes with 7 or 8 seats, and starts at $33,925. The Limited trim comes with 7 seats and starts at $45,125
The Sonata is one of Hyundai’s oldest offerings. The eight generation Sonata was unveiled in 2019 and features a fast-back design, which is a welcome upgrade compared to older generations. The Sonata outclasses all of the other 2020 Hyundai cars in style and sportiness.
It comes with a standard 2.5L four-cylinder engine that puts out 191 horsepower. It is also available with an optional 1.6L four-cylinder engine that produces 180 horsepower.
The car also boasts a 12.3 inch digital instrument display and a Remote Smart Parking Assist. The 2020 Sonata comes with an interesting new feature: Hyundai’s Digital Key. This special feature allows the vehicle’s key to communicate with mobile Android devices using NFC, so that owners can unlock their vehicle using their phones.
Despite these luxury features, the vehicle remains reasonably priced. The baseline SE trim starts at $23,400, while the higher-end limited trim starts at $33,300.
These vehicles all come with Hyundai’s warranty that is renowned among the car owner community. Check out your local Huntsville car dealership to see these vehicles up close and take them for a test drive.
Brett Bentley Maxey is an Executive Manager for the Bentley Automotive Group. She is currently managing Bentley Hyundai, new and used car dealers in Huntsville. She is the 5th generation of Bentley’s to manage the Auto Group and leads the company’s marketing and sales initiatives. When Brett’s not at work, she’s spending time with her husband, Nate, and 4 kids.