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Hyundai will be read to rock the Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas later this month with the Rockstar Energy Moab Extreme Off-roader Santa Fe Sport Concept vehicle. Teaming up with Rockstar Energy drink, Hyundai has created a one-off monster for off-road driving with 35-inch Mickey Thompson Tires, oversized brakes and a King coil-over suspension system that’s able to absorb some wicked bumps. “The Rockstar Energy Moab Extreme Concept was specifically designed to withstand the extraordinary demands of Moab off-road terrain,” according to Rockstar’s marketing director, Nic Ashby. “Leveraging the outstanding Santa Fe Sport platform and powertrain, we definitely pushed its capabilities to new limits to conquer the pinnacle of challenges at Moab.” You can’t buy the Rockstar version of the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, but you can see and test drive the popular SUV when you visit Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.

Santa Fe Sport Makes Great Platform for Concept

The tough and roomy Santa Fe Sport makes a great platform on which to build a concept vehicle. The affordable SUV starts at just $22,200 and comes with a peppy 185 horsepower engine that delivers up to 27 mpg on the highway. Choose the Sport 2.0T or 2.0T Ultimate models and you get a 2.0L turbocharged engine that provides even more horsepower and greater fuel efficiency. Even the base model comes with standard 17-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights and a beautiful chrome grille. Move to the Sport 2.0T and you get leather seats, larger wheels and some key driver assistance safety features such as blind spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert and lane change assist. The 2.0T Ultimate has that name for a reason as it delivers a panoramic sunroof, 19-inch wheels and High Intensity Discharge headlamps.

Plenty of Technology for Modern Driver

Modern drivers demand technology, whether that’s in the form of communication or performance, and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport delivers in spades. Choose the affordable value package for the Sport and you’ll get heated dual power mirrors, push button start and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that works both with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to let you use a limited number of smartphone apps. A power driver’s seat, heated front seats and fog lights are also part of the package. The Tech Package for the 2.0T Ultimate delivers the most technology available, including dynamic bending light that turns your headlights around corners to illuminate your way, along with a number of driver assistance features that alert you to possible danger. See the entire lineup of Hyundai Santa Fe Sport models and take a test drive when you visit Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.

When it comes to technology, it can sometimes be overwhelming with new cars. Some vehicles seem to require a master’s degree in engineering just to set the clock radio, while others can make new technology very user friendly. Hyundai falls into the latter category judging by the results of a recent J.D. Power survey regarding the 2017 Hyundai Elantra. The Elantra rated highest in the overall owner experience with technology out of all vehicles in the compact category. The Hyundai was the top choice across the board in smartphone mirroring, connectivity and entertainment, also getting great results in the fields of driver assistance features and collision avoidance. “How we interact with vehicle technology continues to be a key consideration when buying a car across all vehicle categories,” according to Hyundai’s director of digital planning, Manish Mehrotra. “Our focus on creating a better owner and driver experience is evident in the Elantra, from safety features like Lane Departure Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking to advanced infotainment items like compatibility with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.” See all the new technology on the affordable Elantra in action when you visit Chapman Hyundai.

Advanced Safety Technology Helps Avoid Collision

Along with the fun stuff that makes your everyday drive more pleasant, the Hyundai Elantra offers a full suite of advanced safety technology that helps you arrive at your intended destination without incident. Blind spot detection and rear cross traffic alert give you a warning when vehicles or other obstacles are coming at you from the rear. Lane change assist alerts you to objects in your path when you’re about to move from one lane to another, while automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection senses when someone might be about to walk in front of your new Elantra. That feature not only warns you, but will apply the brakes if you fail to act. A driver’s knee airbag along with six other strategically-placed airbags help protect you and your passengers from injury should a collision occur.

Elantra Offers Six Different Models

There’s a different model for every price point and desire when it comes to the Hyundai Elantra. The base SE starts at just $16,950 and includes Bluetooth connectivity and cruise control. The SEL includes those features and adds a 7-inch color display infotainment system, blind spot detection and a rear-view camera. For the most features at the least money, consider the new Value Edition. Still priced at less than $20,000, this model adds a power sunroof to the amenities. The Eco model is the most efficient, delivering up to 40 mpg on the highway, while the Sport has the most power, offering a peppy 201-horse engine. It includes sporty front leather bucket seats and a multi-link independent rear suspension. See all the models and take a test drive today when you visit Chapman Hyundai on Bell Road.