Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
What is the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?
When shopping for a vehicle, the terms all-wheel drive (or AWD) and four-wheel drive (or 4WD) continuously pop up. Is there even a difference? Yes. If you want the clear distinction, take a seat and let us explain.
Vehicles with AWD and 4WD are common in places with more demanding road conditions, like sand, rain, gravel, snow and ice. AWD is typically seen on cars, sedans and smaller SUVs, while 4WD is more common on off-roading SUVs and trucks. (more…)
Over the past few years, Hyundai has made a very obvious and conscious effort to enhance the safety technology available in their vehicles. The industry as a whole, in conjunction with entities such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Consumer Reports and even Congress, has strived toward not only improving these technologies and making their availability widespread, but actually requiring certain technologies to be standard. The most recent instance of this is rear seat reminder systems, such as the Rear Occupant Alert, which is already a standard feature in two Hyundai models. (more…)
Blue Link is an all-encompassing connected car service packed with all sorts of great features, including Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Door Lock & Unlock, On-Demand Diagnostics and Alerts, Destination Send-to-Car by Google and Remote Car Finder just to name a few. Today, we thought we’d share a how-to video playlist packed with helpful tips on how Blue Link works and how to utilize it. Watch the playlist straight through to learn everything you can about Blue Link or skip through to find what you really need. (more…)
Over the past several years, technology concerning key fobs has grown tremendously. With the introduction of things like push-button start and proximity entry, the key fob is more powerful than ever. But it’s still an extra item we have to keep in our pockets or purse. Hyundai is looking to change that by introducing a new, completely digital key. Not only will you no longer have to carry a physical key, you won’t even need the physical key fob. Instead, the Digital Key technology will act the same way, telling the vehicle when you get in proximity and allowing you to push-button start. (more…)
Can the 2019 Hyundai Kona get any better? Apparently, the answer is yes! The 2019 Kona Electric Vehicle offers impressive fuel efficiency and technology features to make your drive even better than before! Check out the Hyundai Kona EV below. (more…)
Features of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate
The Hyundai Tucson is an attractive crossover that’s getting a lot of attention. In all, this Hyundai model has six trim levels to choose from. The lineup starts with the SE and goes up from there with the Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, and the aptly-named top Ultimate trim. What are the features of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate? We can answer that question for you. (more…)
2019 Hyundai Veloster Engine Specs and Performance Features
With a starting MSRP of $18,500, the 2019 Hyundai Veloster is yet deceptively focused on performance. Its baseline trim is a stylish yet standard hatchback model that makes for a pleasing and enjoyable ride. However, beyond that, luxury, power, and exhilaration await. Join us as we explore the performance-focused qualities of the 2019 Hyundai Veloster!
Hyundai Blue Link Connected Car System Capabilities
If you’ve been researching, looking at, or driving a Hyundai, you’ve probably heard the phrase “Hyundai Blue Link.” Well, what is this, exactly? Hyundai’s description is: “a dynamic and innovative telematics solution that combines safety, car care, remote functionality and infotainment into a complete package.”
Basically, it has a lot of different features with the general goal of making your life easier. Every purchase of a new Hyundai vehicle comes with a three-year free subscription to Hyundai Blue Link. Let’s look at the key features and how to use them so that you know how to get the most from this technology. (more…)
2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid fuel mileage and range
Do you want to learn about the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid fuel mileage and range? Of course you do. First, we will have to look at the trim levels though. In all, there are three trim levels available for the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid. The lineup starts with the Blue trim level (don’t worry, it’s available in colors other than blue) and goes up from there with the SEL trim and the top Limited trim. (more…)
Hyundai SmartSense safety features
Safety is important to most drivers, and its important to Hyundai too. That’s why they have developed a whole suite of safety features that the car manufacturer collectively calls Hyundai SmartSense. Let’s go over all the current Hyundai SmartSense safety features so that you can familiarize yourself with them. (more…)