Hyundai Electric Cars

We have a range of electric cars from Hyundai available on our all inclusive monthly subscription model. Read on for more info on our range and Hyundai history in the EV space.

Why electric Hyundais stand out from the crowd 

Style, comfort, great performance and great value are four components many look for when interested in making the switch to electric. Unfortunately, many drivers struggle to find an EV manufacturer that can tick all these boxes.

However, with Hyundai electric cars, you get each of these and more – which is why they make for such a fantastic introduction to the world of electric vehicles.

 

Our range of Hyundai electric cars

How long has Hyundai been producing EVs?

Hyundai has actually been developing electric cars since the 1990s. Its first all-electric car was the Sonata Electric Vehicle, a prototype of which was produced in 1991. However, it wasn’t until 2010, with the BlueOn, that the technology had developed to a point where it was ready for the consumer market.

A few years later in 2013, Hyundai developed the first ever mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell car. This meant charging was fast and range was vastly improved, allowing Hyundai to use the technology in its EV development. Now, Hyundai has pledged to sell only all-electric vehicles in Europe by the year 2035.

 

Why driving an EV is great

There are plenty of reasons why driving an electric car is great, and benefits not only you as the driver, but also the environment.

While Hyundai produces great petrol and diesel cars, the benefits of an EV mean they’re the perfect choice for drivers looking to make the switch to electric:

  • There are far fewer moving parts in an EV, which means maintaining them is cheaper and there’s less that can potentially go wrong
  • Charging an EV is quick and simple – by using a rapid charge point, you can charge your EV’s battery to 80% in as little as 20 minutes
  • EVs are far kinder to the environment, and by using green energy to charge the battery they can be completely carbon neutral after manufacture
  • Compared to petrol and diesel, the cost of charging an EV is considerably cheaper than a tank of fuel
Hyundai IONIQ driving on motorway

What are their top features?

As well as being reliable and affordable, Hyundai EVs come packed with enough technology to improve your comfort, safety and overall driving experience.

One notable feature is the Hyundai SmartSense, the Advanced Driver Assist system that introduces a number of safety features including autonomous braking and lane keep assist. There’s also Bluelink® connectivity, which gives drivers remote access to everything from heating to door locking.

    How do Hyundai EVs compare to its other cars?

    Hyundai EVs are every bit as stylish, practical and reliable as its fuel-based cars. That means, as well as offering all the features of its standard models you may have come to expect, they also come with huge cost-saving benefits.

    Hyundai has pledged to spend billions developing its range of electric cars, which currently includes the Kona and the IONIQ. At elmo, if the EV you’re interested in isn’t currently available, just sign up for the waiting list to be notified as soon as it becomes available.

      FAQs

      Are Kia and Hyundai the same?

      Hyundai owns around one-third of Kia Motors, however, both manufacturers have their own philosophies and produce their own vehicles independently.

      What country are Hyundais made in?

      Hyundai was founded in 1967 in South Korea by Chung Ju-Yung, which is where it continues to make its vehicles today.

      Who owns Hyundai?

      Hyundai is owned by Hyundai Motor Group, which also owns Kia and Genesis.

      Are Hyundais good cars?

      Hyundai is known for producing great, stylish cars that are reliable and affordable. They make for a great introduction to electric cars.

      How to pronounce Hyundai

      Hyundai is pronounced high – un – dye.

      Are Hyundai cars reliable?

      Hyundai produces exceptionally reliable cars. One study found that Hyundai is the most reliable car manufacturer in the world.

      Are Hyundais safe cars?

      In part thanks to their fantastic reliability, Hyundai’s vehicles are perfectly safe – this makes them an ideal choice for a family car.

      How much does the Hyundai Kona cost?

      Hyundai electric cars are among the most affordable on the market, with costs starting from £20,766. However, the need for a large deposit still makes buying an EV tricky for many. With a subscription through elmo, you can drive your own Hyundai EV for as little as £609 per month and includes insurance, MOT, servicing, breakdown cover and more.

      Ready to drive your own Hyundai EV?

      Ready to save money with an electric car subscription through elmo? Browse our range of EVs today and see how you can start driving electric.

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