Which Hyundai should I buy?

Hyundai Philippines has a range of vehicles that cater to different types of buyers in the market. Locally, the South Korean Automaker currently has 10 passenger vehicles to choose from, Buyers can choose among a wide range of models from a sedan, sports hatch, crossover, to a proper family van. So if you’ve been planning to purchase a brand Hyundai, allow us to help you choose the perfect car that matches your taste and lifestyle.

2022 Hyundai Accent exterior quarter front Philippines

The Hyundai Accent is the only one in the subcompact sedan segment that gets a turbo-diesel mill that’s both peppy and efficient. Its 1.6-liter CRDi diesel motor churns out a healthy 126 hp and 260 Nm of torque which is quite an extensive amount of torque for a subcompact car. 

While the diesel remains to be the more superior engine, you can still opt for a 1.4-liter gasoline engine. Both power mills could either be paired with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Pricing starts at under P800,000 and tops up at P1,038,000. 

2022 Hyundai Grand Starex exterior quarter front Philippines

Large families will surely appreciate the spacious cabin of the Hyundai Grand Starex. Aside from its 10-seater configuration, this van can also be had with captain seats for that aircraft-like seating experience. Lower variants are powered by the 2.5-liter TCI diesel engine while higher trims come with the peppier 2.5-liter CRDI diesel motos. The entry-level motor is solely mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox while the CRDI engine could either be paired with a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic transmission.

2022 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid exterior quarter front Philippines

The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is one of the few compact sedans in the Philippine market to have a hybrid powerplant. Notably, it’s a qualified competitor of the Corolla Altis Hybrid, though it’s slightly peppier than the Toyota. Under the hood is a 1.6-liter CVVT gasoline motor with a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM). This combo produces 139 hp and 264 Nm of torque mated to a 6-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). So if you want a hybrid vehicle, then the Ioniq could be a good start for you. For those who are interested, the sole variant of the Hyundai Ioniq is priced at P1,548,000.

2022 Hyundai Kona exterior quarter front Philippines

In its range of crossovers, the Hyundai Kona serves as the medium option in its pack. Aside from its funky and youthful exterior, the Kona also has enough space for 5 passengers along with a cargo area that can carry your stuff and other valuables. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine that can put out 147 hp and 179 Nm of torque. This powertrain comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It’s definitely a suitable vehicle for younger buyers, they can even choose among a range of vibrant exterior colors.

2022 Hyundai Palisade exterior quarter front Philippines

If you still want a crossover but with 7 seats, then the Hyundai Palisade could be the right vehicle for you. Aside from its striking exterior and feature-packed cabin, this midsize SUV also comes with second-row captain’s chairs for that VIP experience. Its 2.2-liter turbo-diesel engine produces 197 hp and 441 Nm of torque, giving the Palisade enough power to cruise on city roads and out on the open highway. Yes, it’s expensive, though that P3,240,000 price tag does give you quite a lot for what you’re actually paying for.

2022 Hyundai Reina exterior quarter front Philippines

The Hyundai Reina sits below the subcompact Accent. Unlike its bigger brother, this small wonder is only available with a 1.4-liter naturally aspirated gasoline that's capable of churning out 94 hp and 132 Nm of torque.  The said mill could either be paired with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox. As expected, its exterior look is based on the company’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, keeping it in line with the larger models in the lineup. It’s more affordable than the Accent, with prices topping up at just under P800,000.

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe exterior quarter front Philippines

If you find the Palisade a bit too big and expensive, then you can step down to the Hyundai Santa Fe which is another 7 seater crossover in its lineup. Buyers can choose between the mid-variant or the high-variant, both trims feature FWD, with no AWD option available locally. Like the select models of the lineup, the Santa Fe is also run by the brand’s 2.2-liter turbo-diesel engine, providing the midsize crossover with a peppy and refined driving experience. Prices currently range from P2,158,000 to P2,538,000.

2022 Hyundai Tucson exterior quarter front Philippines

The Hyundai Tucson sits above the Kona. It’s still a 5-seater but it does have more passenger and cargo room than its subcompact sibling. It can either be had with a 2.0-liter gasoline or a 2.0-liter diesel engine. In-car entertainment is also good in the Tuscon, with the 7-inch touchscreen on the range-topping having Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and other multimedia functions. Interested buyers can own the Tucson for as low as P1,368,000.

2022 Hyundai Veloster exterior quarter front Philippines

If you want performance and fun in a rather small package, then you should consider the Hyundai Veloster. The in-your-face power delivery will indeed satisfy your thirst for speed. This is all thanks to the 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engine that produces 201 hp and 265 Nm of torque mated to a 7-speed DCT. Its speedy performance is then coupled with a good amount of features along with a quirky exterior styling.

2022 Hyundai Venue exterior quarter front Philippines

Last on the list is Hyundai Venue, and it happens to be the latest member of the local Hyundai lineup. It may be the smallest among crossovers, but it doesn’t fall short in terms of styling and features. Under the hood, this small wonder is motivated by a 1.6-liter gasoline engine that churns out 121 hp and 151 Nm of torque. The said mill is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The miniature dimensions of the Venue are indeed perfect in city roads, allowing you to easily maneuver and pass through tight spaces with ease.

So have you finally chosen the right Hyundai vehicle for you? If yes, then, don’t hesitate to click on the ‘Get Quote’ button—it’s absolutely free. You could even request to test drive the cars so you would know what you’ll like about them, first hand. 

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