Hyundai has delivered its first 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV into a former scientist needing to add some benefits of this zero-emissions vehicle to his environmentally-friendly lifestyle.
Customer Tom Hochrad of Ventura, California purchased his new SUV at Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys in becoming the 1st U.S. customer to operate a vehicle off inside the new NEXO, the only mass-produced fuel cell SUV for your U.S. market, boasting a selection as much as 380 miles.
NEXO could be the new technological flagship of Hyundai’s growing eco-vehicle portfolio and marks Hyundai’s continued commitment and momentum when using the industry’s most diverse SUV lineup.
Mr. Hochrad isn’t the normal automotive buyer, yet he’s the customer looking to drive a zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered vehicle. Over 10 years ago, he purchased his first hybrid car and more than the time has driven dedicated electric vehicles at the same time. His new NEXO will deliver about 5 times the driving range of his first all-electric car.
NEXO may be leased for $399 (Blue model) or $449 (Limited model) for Several years and could be purchased for $58,300. The earliest year of maintenance cost nothing and customers are qualified to receive a tax credit (be more responsive to individual tax circumstances) with the state of California for $5,000. Purchasers of new Hyundai NEXO SUVs will receive?hydrogen fueling cards using a combined maximum valuation of $13,000 to be utilized throughout the first 36 months of auto ownership.
NEXO isn’t only perfectly clean, emitting only water, but a technological dynamo. It offers quite a few advanced driver assist systems, including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Following Assist, Driver Attention Warning, High Beam Assist and Remote Smart Parking Assist that allows NEXO to either autonomously park or retrieve itself from whether parallel or perpendicular automobile parking space with or without a person inside the vehicle. Additionally, Hyundai’s Blind-spot View Monitor is undoubtedly an industry-first technology that projects the views of NEXO while in the center cluster to the driver using cameras while changing lanes while using turn signal on that monitor areas that can’t be seen by a traditional rearview mirror.
The NEXO Blue model has an estimated choice of 380 miles, 115 in excess of the Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle. The NEXO Limited Trim has an estimated number of 354 miles. NEXO Blue designs have estimated MPGe of 65 city, 58 highway and 61 combined, while NEXO Limited designs include a predicted collection of MPGe of 59 city, 54 highway and 57 combined. NEXO refueling time can be achieved in as little as five minutes, allowing a consumer lifestyle very like a comparable gasoline-powered SUV in relation to range and refueling speed.
NEXO utilizes a quantity of ecological materials in their construction, including soybean-oil based polyurethane paint, bamboo-thread-based bio fabric, together with bio-plastic and bio-carpet purchased from sugar cane. Bio-based materials were put on 47 different parts and reduced CO2 emissions by 26 lbs. over the manufacturing process.
Not only is Hyundai’s NEXO fuel cell vehicle offering an exclusive dedicated vehicle architecture plus a design that sets it as well as any vehicle on the road, it can be vastly improved on the Tucson Fuel Cell it’s got replaced. It really is quicker, roomier, more effective greater packaged, all and will be offering 40 percent more range.
Since it launched the Tucson Fuel Cell four-and-a-half years ago, customers have accumulated almost 6.9 million high-mileage C and safe C miles on America’s roads, all, certainly, with refueling times that mirror the particular of gasoline vehicles. And merely recently, the Hyundai NEXO was named a success on the prestigious Wards’ 10 Best Engine award, further highlighting its position as a high-tech and user-friendly vehicle.