2023 Hyundai Nexo Review– The market has been flooded with SUVs over the years. But the Hyundai Nexo is no ordinary crossover. The Nexo is set apart from the vast sea of SUVs by its hydrogen-fuel cell electric powertrain and instead of needing to be plugged in like most electric vehicles, the Nexo powers its electric motors using hydrogen-like its closest rival, the Toyota Mirai. and it takes only 5 minutes to raise its tanks. The car offers up to 380 miles of emission-free driving between refills. Refueling stops are much faster than recharging an electric vehicle. But the Nexo SUV is held back by the almost non-existent infrastructure. It’s not impossible to find one outside California with hydrogen fueling stations and that means the Golden State is the only place in the US where Hyundai sells the Nexo.
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Hyundai Nexo Price
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the Nexo in Blue trim is $59,435 and the Limited model is $62,885. A destination fee of $1,245 is then added to the figure. The maximum federal tax credit for Nexo is $8,000. Another $4,500 is offered by the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Program. Hyundai offers free hydrogen worth $13,000 or so for three years. Its only other fuel cell vehicle is the Toyota Mirai sedan, which starts at around $50K and has a maximum range of 402 miles, and is also eligible for those federal and state incentives.
Hyundai Nexo range and charging
The base Nexo Blue has a claimed range of 380 miles and with its extra equipment and 19-inch wheels, the heavier Limited has a claimed range of 354 miles.
fuel economy; EPA’s MPG ratings differ slightly between the two Nexo trims and the Blue has a combined rating of 61 MPG, while the Nexo Limited is rated at 57 MPG. Refueling takes about 5 minutes if you do, once you find a hydrogen station and anyone who buys or leases Nexo will receive complimentary hydrogen fuel or $13,000 worth of fuel for the first three years. Is obtained.
Hyundai Nexo EV power and performance
The Hyundai Nexo’s 95 kW fuel-cell stack and 40 kWh battery pack power a 161 hp electric motor with 291 pound-feet of torque and the motor drives the front wheels via a single-speed gearbox. Drive not available. In testing, the Nexo achieved zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds, faster than the Mirai. This acceleration figure puts the hydrogen-fueled Hyundai in step with conventional, gasoline-powered compact crossovers.
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Hyundai Nexo Interior and cargo
The interior space in the 2023 Hyundai Nexo is on par with other smaller crossovers and adults will comfortably fit in the front or rear seats. There’s a useful 30 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat, and the rear seats fold flat net 57 cubic feet, which is close to what the Hyundai Tucson has to offer. The rest of the Hyundai lineup’s interiors have evolved closer to the Nexo’s design, with comprehensive digital instrument-and-infotainment screens and push-button transmission controls. The front seats offer only basic power adjustments and are upholstered in vinyl.
Hyundai Nexo Infotainment & Connectivity
A 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment interface is standard in the Nexo and includes both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Additional connected features are available with Hyundai’s Blue Link app, which offers remote engine starting (with seat preheating or pre-cooling) and a hydrogen-fueling station locator. Blue Link is complimentary for the first three years. There are two USB charge ports (though only one supports data transfer) and a wireless smartphone-charging pad.
Hyundai Nexo Warranty and Maintenance Coverage
Warranty coverage is slightly better than the Toyota Mirai as their fuel-cell components are guaranteed for eight years or 100,000 miles and Hyundai’s usual 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty applies to the Nexo. The company now also offers complimentary scheduled maintenance which bests mainstream rivals like Toyota. It has a limited warranty of five years. Powertrain warranty 10 years or 100,000 miles. and complimentary maintenance covers three years or 36,000 miles.
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Where is Hyundai Nexo available?
The Hyundai Nexo is the only hydrogen-powered SUV/crossover in the market and is offered entirely in California, as this is the state where almost all hydrogen refueling stations exist in the USA.
Who sells the most electric vehicles in the USA?
Electric vehicle leader Tesla remains the market leader with a 64% share, down from 66% in Q2 and 75% in Q1. A falling share was inevitable as the legacy automaker seeks to capitalize on Tesla’s success in meeting the growing demand for electric vehicles. Running to catch up.