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Turbo Engine Pairs With Manual or Automatic Transmission
With a turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivering a peppy 201 horsepower, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is an affordable sedan that delivers a dynamic driving experience. Buyers can choose either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The Sport comes with some significant features not offered on lower trim levels, including a torsion beam axle for improved handling and larger brake rotors to provide added stopping power. See how the new Elantra Sport handles and feel the power for yourself by taking a test drive at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Plenty of Features to Enjoy
Car and Driver magazine says the Elantra has plenty of power and a nice feature set, including a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment center that has both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to let you use a limited number of apps from your smartphone. Heated leather seats make a statement with contrasting red stitching. The cabin is smartly laid out with instruments in logical reach of the driver. The Sport also has LED taillights, a hands-free trunk lid, turn signal indicators in the side mirrors. A proximity key with push button start, HID headlights and LED Daytime Running lights are some other features not found on the competition.
Four Other Trim Levels
The 2017 Hyundai Elantra comes in four other trim levels covering a range of price points. The Base SE starts at just $17,150 and comes with air conditioning, power windows and locks, adjustable driver’s seat and a killer 6-speaker audio system. The Value Edition provides a lot for the $20,250 starting price, including smartphone connectivity, blind spot detection, power sunroof and auto dimming rearview mirror. The Eco model delivers 40 mpg on the highway with a 1.4L turbocharged engine. It also offers blind spot detection, LED daytime running lights, heated front seats and steering wheel audio controls. The top-of-the-line Elantra is the Limited trim package, which adds a little more luxury to your daily commute. Starting at just $23,815, the Limited has leather seating surfaces, lots of chrome exterior accents, dual charging USB ports and dual automatic climate control with an automatic defogger.
Tech Delivers Greater Safety
With a number of driver assistance safety features and technology that includes headlights that light the way around corners, the new Elantra is committed to getting you and your passengers safely home. Seven strategically placed front and side airbags help protect everyone in the event of a collision while available automatic emergency braking will help you avoid a wreck. Head to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road today to check out the Elantra inventory and pick the one that best suits your needs.
Study Measures Owner Experience
Hyundai was a big winner in a recent survey by JD Power measuring customer satisfaction with vehicle technology. The Hyundai Genesis was the highest rated midsize premium sedan, while the Hyundai Tucson took took the top spot in the small vehicle rankings. The JD Power study took into consideration the customer experience with using technology in six different categories – comfort and convenience, entertainment and connectivity, navigation, driving assistance, and vehicle protection. The pros at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road are well trained and ready to assist you with any questions on vehicle technology.
“Advanced safety and convenience technologies are top of mind for many drivers, and we are thrilled that our models are exceeding expectations in these crowded segments,” according to Hyundai director of quality and engineering, Mircea Gradu. “From being among the first to implement and standardize leading safety technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking and Lane Departure Warning to entertainment features including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, Hyundai is committed to providing better technological solutions for a better owner and driver experience.”
Tucson Loaded With Driver Assistance
The Hyundai Tucson comes with a number of different available features, including a full suite of sensor-driven driver assistance technology. Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Automatic Emergency Braking and Backup Warning Sensors all help avoid wrecks and reduce injury in the event of a collision. The Tucson comes standard with a 5-inch color touchscreen that includes a backup camera. Opt for the Tucson with navigation and you also get apps such as Pandora Internet Radio.
Sensor Surround Safety Protects Genesis Passengers
The Hyundai Genesis offers many of the same features as the Tucson, but includes a few more bits of safety technology. Smart Cruise Control helps you maintain a safe distance from the car directly in front of you. Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist help prevent you from drifting on those long, boring drives. Electronic Stability Control helps you maintain your position during inclement weather or dicy road conditions. Emergency Steering Support Driving Mode automatically helps change the direction of the vehicle to avoid a head-on collision. As a premium luxury car, the Genesis also provides a Lexicon Discrete Logic 7 Surround Audio System for unbelievable symphonic sound. Choose the optional navigation system and you get a 9.2 inch high definition screen. Enjoy all the Hyundai tech innovations when you look over the inventory at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
This SUV is Bad to the Bone
The annual Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA) show is coming up the first week in November, drawing auto industry executives and business leaders from around the world to Las Vegas. It’s a chance for parts and accessory manufacturers to show off their wares, and for automakers to let their hair down and show how a little creativity can turn a production vehicle into something from a Mad Max movie. This year Hyundai has teamed with Rockstar Performance Garage to transform a Santa Fe SUV into an off-road beast. “Rockstar conveys its endless brand energy in everything we do,” Nick Ashby, developer of the Rockstar SUV said. “Our Rockstar Santa Fe Concept is simultaneously all-show and all-go, a non-compromising concept with tremendous capabilities and a confident demeanor to match.” Although you can’t buy the concept vehicle, you can test drive and purchase the popular Santa Fe at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
List of Modifications Goes On and On
There are so many modifications to the Rockstar Santa Fe that its probably easier to list the items that didn’t change. You can’t miss the Santa Fe, with its lifted menacing presence enhanced by four giant 35-inch off road tires. Under the hood is a 3.3L V6 engine from Lambda that has a nitrous assist package along with a special cold air intake and cooling setup. LED lighting, a blacked out stealth grill, rock sliders, a winch, skid plates and cool paint job all contribute to make this one Santa Fe that’s a must see for off-road enthusiasts. Although the public can’t attend the SEMA show, there is an after party on November 4 where all the modified vehicles will be available to everyone for inspection.
Want Speed over Brawn? Check Out the Santa Fast
The fun thing about the SEMA show is seeing all the different interpretations of production vehicles. The Santa Fe that you can buy at your Phoenix Hyundai dealer, Chapman Hyundai, is a perfect blend of comfort, style and utility. For those who like a beefier off-road machine, the Rockstar Santa Fe is the ticket. But if you are a demon for speed, you need to see the Santa Fast. The standard Santa Fe motor has been replaced by a twin-turbo V6 that’s outfitted with heavy duty pistons, special injectors and a reworked valve assembly to deliver a whopping 1,040 horsepower. Special suspension and a racing interior have turned this everyday Santa Fe into a real racer that could compete on any road track in the world. To see both Santa Fes and all the other special vehicles at the SEMA show, go to the SEMA Ignited website and purchase tickets.
#ThisIsLoyalty Taps into College Fans
Loyal fans of the Arizona State University Sun Devil football team will have a little extra added attraction for the game on Saturday, October 29. Along with hosting the Oregon Ducks, ASU will also be the place where the Hyundai marketing team sets up an interactive display complete with new vehicles, tailgating games and a chance to win school gear. A modified Hyundai Santa Fe will be on display as the ultimate tailgating vehicle, complete with TV monitors to keep track of what’s going on around the country. Phoenix Hyundai fans who like what they see can head over to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road anytime for a test drive and more information.
Marketing Campaign Includes Media Blitz
Expect to see a lot of Hyundai this college football season, with a slew of television and radio ads along with social media posts. As the number one car brand for customer loyalty, Hyundai is also getting consumers involved by inviting fans to share pictures, tweets and posts about their loyalty, whether its to Hyundai or their college football team. Just use the hashtag #ThisIsLoyalty to have a chance to get your post displayed on Hyundai’s microsite. “Loyalty, passion and dedication are attributes we share closely with college football fans and we built that at Hyundai by striving to better their experience with our vehicles and brand,” said Hyundai CMO Dean Evans. “This program has been extremely successful at engaging fans within the college football ecosystem, and as fans ourselves, we love celebrating the passion that’s expressed every Saturday.”
Santa Fe Built for Tailgating
Although Hyundai will be showing off a Santa Fe that’s expressly built for the tailgating experience, you can buy any Santa Fe and have a good time partying with friends. With a new stylish exterior, available leather seating and a 60/40 rear seat that folds down all the way to make room for barbeques and coolers, the Santa Fe is the perfect SUV for a trip to a game, outdoor adventure or a daily commute. Seating up to 7 adults, the Santa Fe has a 290 horsepower V6 engine that still achieves 25 mpg on the highway. An impressive infotainment system that allows Bluetooth streaming and hands-free communication can keep you up to date on all the scores across the country before your kickoff. Don’t forget that Hyundai’s 5-year/60,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty is the best in the nation. See all the advantages and plan your next tailgating adventure by taking a trip to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Each Purchase Results in Donation to Hope on Wheels
Every time someone buys a new vehicle at dealerships like Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road, the cure for childhood cancer gets just a bit closer. As of this year, Hyundai and its dealer partners have donated $115 million for pediatric cancer research through its Hyundai Hope on Wheels (HHOW) foundation. Since its inception in 1998, the program has provided funding for more than 700 research efforts at facilities and children’s hospitals in the United States. HHOW picks national ambassadors who are unfortunately familiar with the fight against cancer to travel the country and spread the message. This year, a pair of 12-year olds will be attending events and spreading a message of hope to patients across the country.
Hannah Adams was first diagnosed with cancer at age 5. Now in remission, Hannah is pursuing her interest in dance and music to set an example of what is possible for other victims of cancer. “Children diagnosed with cancer, along with their families, need the hope that I was given when going through treatments. What I want to tell other kids is that ‘life is precious, you never know what it has in store, but hope is always worth fighting for,’” she said.
Ryan Darby found out he had cancer six years ago but with the help of doctors and programs like HHOW has managed to continue spreading a message of hope. He loves playing all types of sports as well as speaking with young cancer patients and their families. “I want other children to know that even though cancer is a crazy disease, you can beat it!” he said. “For six years, I have been spreading awareness and I don’t want to stop now. It is going to take more than one 12-year-old boy to beat cancer, but I have done it before, and I won’t stop until we do it again together.”
Hyundai Doles Out $7.5 Million
Hyundai recently announced awards totaling $7.5 million in its HHOW Scholar and Young Investigator programs. Committed to the program until the words “your child has cancer” are never again spoken, the company has a goal of adding another $100 million donation to its staggering total. Through the efforts of the company, volunteers, the employees of your Phoenix Hyundai dealer, Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road, and the public, Hyundai anxiously longs for the day when HHOW is no longer necessary.
Stirs Owners’ Emotions and Excitement
Based mostly on its sporty design and outstanding performance, the Hyundai Tucson has won the title of most appealing small SUV. The JD Power research organization made the announcement recently that the Tucson took first place in the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. Now more than two decades old, this study measures the emotional attachment an owner has to his or her vehicle, as well as the level of excitement the vehicle demands. The study examines 77 categories ranging from the thrill of stepping on the accelerator to the comfort and security the vehicle delivers. See what’s most appealing about the Tucson in your own eyes by taking a test drive at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Tucson Has Strong Showing in Economy and Comfort
By delivering up to 32 mpg on the highway and providing customers excellent handling and a comfortable ride, the Tucson left all other SUVs in the dust. “We are thrilled with the recognition of Tucson in this year’s J.D. Power APEAL Study,” said director of Hyundai product planning Scott Margason. “The new Tucson looks great, has two fuel efficient engines and a roomy interior that satisfies a wide range of SUV buyers. The team did a great job launching the all-new Tucson this year.” Along with economy and comfort, the Tucson scored high for the HVAC system, exterior design, interior quality and storage.
2017 Tucson Offers Four Trim Levels
Whether you choose the base SE, ECO, Sport or Limited models, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson has a little something for everyone. Starting at just $22,700, the SE comes with a 2.0L engine that produces 164 horsepower. When teamed with the 6-speed automatic transmission, it delivers 30 miles to the gallon. Other standard features include air conditioning, a 5-inch color screen infotainment system and 6-way adjustable seat for the driver. The rest of the trim levels pair a 1.6L engine with a 7-speed automatic transmission. This not only provides more power, but adds a couple of miles a gallon to the highway fuel estimate. Features like projector headlights, LED running lights, larger wheels, heated seats and a larger touchscreen to control audio, navigation and hands-free communication become available as you move to the higher-priced models.
Don’t Forget Industry’s Top Warranty
While other manufacturer’s give you a 36 month or 36,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty, Hyundai is known for its generous 60-month, 60,000 mile coverage. The powertrain warranty is even longer, covering 120 months and 100,000 miles. Now’s the time to head to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road and see why Hyundai is recording record sales almost every month.
Innovative Automaker Moving Forward With Concept
Hyundai unveiled the Santa Cruz pickup last year as a concept vehicle, drawing such rave reviews that it looks like the vehicle will become a reality for the 2019 model year. “We have made the decision,” Hyundai CEO Dave Zuchowski told Motor Trend magazine. “We have not made the announcement.” According to Motor Trend, the new Santa Cruz would share the same chassis as the Hyundai Tucson. Preliminary design reviews are over and Hyundai is close to signing off on the final design before the next steps can begin. Stay tuned to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road for more information on when the Santa Cruz will be available for sale.
Could Include Diesel Engine
The new Santa Cruz pickup could include a diesel engine option, as Hyundai is busy on design for a diesel to add to the luxury Genesis models in Europe. Studies estimate that the automaker could sell as many as 70,000 pickups a year, which Zuchowski said “makes sense for us.” The introduction comes after the redevelopment of the Honda Ridgeline. Although the Subaru Baja had some success as a car-based pickup truck, no other automaker offers such a radical departure from the conventional pickup truck. The concept vehicle had an expandable bed, offering an alternative to people who didn’t want a big truck but had occasional hauling needs. The Santa Cruz would help Hyundai take a bigger share of the huge U.S. truck and SUV market. That category accounts for 62 percent of all U.S. sales, but right now is just 25 percent of all Hyundai sales. No decision yet on where the Santa Cruz will be manufactured, but could be part of the restructuring of the Montgomery, AL plant, adding more U.S. jobs.
Hyundai SUVs More Popular Than Ever
If you can’t wait a couple of years for the Santa Cruz pickup, consider buying one of the popular Hyundai SUVs. The compact Tucson and mid-size Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport are more popular than ever, offering outstanding efficiency and power along with plenty of room for people and stuff. Whether you need to take your kids and equipment to soccer practice or want to light out on a camping trip to the mountains, the Hyundai SUV lineup offers an attractive price and plenty of comfort. Hyundai also has the best new vehicle warranty in the industry, with 5 years and 60,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage. The 7-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty gives you additional peace of mind for the engine and transmission. Check out the Hyundai inventory of SUVs today at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
First Installment is All-Electric
When the Hyundai Ioniq debuts this fall at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road, it will be in the form of an all-electric vehicle that reaches a healthy 110 miles on a full charge. The all-electric version of the Ioniq will be followed by a hybrid this winter, with the plug-in hybrid available next summer. Ever since the inception of electric-based vehicles, there has been a debate as to what type of power is the best. Hyundai has settled the debate by offering virtually the same car with all three electric power options. This is just the beginning for Hyundai, which promises to have a vehicle lineup by 2020 that includes two hydrogen models, two all-electric vehicles, six hybrid plug-ins and a whopping 12 different hybrid models. Compare the entire lineup at your Phoenix Hyundai dealer.
Quick Charge Gets You on the Road
Opt for the 28.0 kwH charging unit and you can bring the new electric Ioniq up to an 80 percent charge in about 20 minutes. A standard household charger is also available but charges more slowly. The electric Ioniq comes with a 43 horsepower alternating current motor that has plenty of low-end torque to get you going and keep you moving at highway speeds. The lithium ion polymer battery pack is located under the rear seats and delivers 1.6 kwH of power. You’ll notice little differences between the electric Ioniq and the two hybrid versions. For one, the electric version doesn’t have a gasoline motor that needs cooling, so there is no open area where the grille is normally located. The rear lights of the electric vehicle are also a little different, and there’s a hint of copper coloring on the outside and interior to “create the impression that electricity is flowing through the whole car’s interior,” according to a press release from Hyundai.
Hyundai Looks to Attract New Demographic
“Ioniq will attract an entirely new group of eco- and efficiency-oriented buyers in the U.S. market,” according to Mike O’Brien, Hyundai VP. “With outstanding powertrain flexibility, design, connectivity, and advanced technologies, Ioniq meets the needs of a large and growing group of buyers needing a highly efficient, low-emissions vehicle without compromise to their daily lifestyles.” The futuristic design of the Ioniq interior signals a transition from the old to the new, just as the powertrain options are marking a new era in fuel efficiency. The controls are all laid out with an eye for intuitive operation, enhancing the driving experience. Test drive the new Ioniq electric vehicle this fall when it hits the showroom at Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Efficient Eco Still Provides Plenty of Pop
As you might expect, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson Eco delivers the greatest fuel economy in the entire Tucson lineup, but what may be a surprise to you is that it is also the most inexpensive way to get your hands on the peppy 1.6L turbocharged engine. When paired with the dual clutch 7-speed automatic, the Eco is rated at 33 mpg on the highway for the front wheel drive model and slightly less if you choose all-wheel drive. Because the Eco has fewer standard features than its siblings, it is lighter which translates into quicker times at the track. At 7.4 seconds, the Eco beats the other Tucson models by two-tenths of a second in the race to 60 mph. Feel the power of the Eco for yourself by visiting Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
A Little Money Buys a Lot
For about $1,450, you can upgrade from the base Tucson SE to the Eco. That not only gets you the turbocharged engine that increases your performance by about 10 horsepower, a power driver’s seat with lumbar support, LED running lights, illuminated mirrors and outside mirror turn signals. “Car and Driver” magazine editors evaluated the Eco and found a lot to like, including a spacious rear seat and a well-designed cargo space. The Tucson Eco “is well suited to the daily grind in any form, so we’ll continue to sing its praises,” the editors wrote.
Four Models Offer Wide Selection
Whether you choose the Eco, the SE, Sport or Limited trim package, the Hyundai Tucson offers a lot of value in a vehicle that’s adept at maneuvering through tight urban traffic or providing comfort on a long road trip. The SE, with a listed starting price of $22,700, comes with an automatic transmission, 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, rearview camera, air conditioning and an adjustable steering wheel. The Sport model provides the turbocharged engine, 19-in sport wheels, hands free lift gate and proximity start. If luxury in an affordable package is more suited to your taste, chose the Limited. Along with a more upscale interior, it features heated front seats and a slew of sensor-supported driver assistance features.
Hyundai Warranty is Top-of-the-Line
All Tucson models come with the famous 5-year, 60,000 mile Hyundai Limited Warranty that includes roadside assistance. Hyundai’s also have a 7-year/100,000 mile Limited Powertrain Warranty, giving you the peace of mind of many years of driving before having to worry about major repair bills. See the entire Hyundai Tucson inventory when you take a short drive to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.
Performance and Efficiency Make Perfect Urban Commuter
If you’re looking for a vehicle that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg, gets great gas mileage and still provides the performance you need when battling freeway traffic, consider the 2016 Hyundai Accent. Now available in sedan, hatchback and sport hatchback configurations, the Accent beats its competitors in horsepower, fuel efficiency and interior space. All Accents come equipped with a 1.6L, 137-horsepower engine that provides plenty of pep for passing or a day out on a winding road. At 38 mpg on the highway, the Accent beats competitors such as the Honda Fit. Its 21.2 cubic feet of cargo space is greater than either the Fit or Toyota Yaris. Head to Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road to take a test drive of the new Accent today.
Fluid Design Provides Sophisticated Look
Although the Accent is on the lower end of the automotive cost spectrum, you couldn’t tel by looking. The 2016 Hyundai Accent has a refined design with sculpted sides, an aerodynamic slant and features like alloy wheels and projector LED headlights that contribute to an overall feel of sport and sophistication. The design of the hatchback models flows all the way to the back, where a rear spoiler adds a little flair while contributing to the excellent gas mileage. The Accent hatchback cuts through the wind efficiently, delivering a smooth ride and superior efficiency. Even though the Accent is in the subcompact category, it has a longer wheelbase than either Yaris or Fit, giving you more room inside to stretch out.
Sport Hatchback Loaded With Standard Features
The Accent Sport Hatchback starts at $16,495, but comes packed to the gills with features that aren’t even options on competitor vehicles. Heated side mirrors, rear spoiler, rear wiper, LED projector headlights and fog lights are all part of the package. Move to the interior of the Sport and you’ll find power windows, power locks, steering wheel mounted audio and cruise control, Bluetooth streaming, leather-wrapped steering wheel and a killer stereo system with six speakers that also has inputs for an MP3 player.
Accent Engineered to Outperform Competition
From the Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing in the engine that improves torque to the aerodynamics that take drag to a minimum, the Hyundai Accent is engineered to provide the power and efficiency that people need in the modern age. Choose the automatic transmission and you get an active ECO system that governs the way the engine and transmission work together to get the best efficiency. Low rolling resistance tires and an alternator system that manages power delivery add to the high tech way the Accent gets the most out of every drive. Stop by Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road to see how the Accent fits into your transportation needs.