2019 Hyundai NEXO: The Next-Generation Fuel Cell SUV

Posted on 07. Nov, 2018 by in Hyundai Canada

10/12/2018, Hollywood, CA

  • NEXO is a Hyundai modernized technological showcase with usually purify H2O emissions
  • New Advanced Driver Assistance Systems embody Remote Smart Parking Assist and Lane Following Assist
  • NEXO is a usually mass-produced fuel dungeon SUV for a U.S. marketplace and boasts an estimated operation of 380 miles
  • NEXO battery is lonesome by Hyundai’s attention heading Lifetime Battery Warranty


HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 12, 2018 
– Hyundai currently introduced a technologically-advanced 2019 NEXO fuel dungeon SUV to U.S. media during a Sunset Marquis hotel in Hollywood, California. NEXO is a new technological flagship of Hyundai’s flourishing eco-vehicle portfolio and outlines Hyundai’s continued movement with a industry’s many opposite SUV powertrain lineup. NEXO will be accessible in California before a finish of 2018. Southern California NEXO dealers embody Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys and Tustin Hyundai, while Capitol Hyundai is designed to be sum in Northern California in early 2019.

NEXO leads Hyundai Motor’s skeleton in growth of zero-emission vehicles. Hyundai Motor Group skeleton to broach 38 eco-friendly models by 2025 and Hyundai Motor Company skeleton to broach 18 models by 2025. This new growth devise also represents a subsequent step for Hyundai Motor toward realizing a cleaner sourroundings around modernized eco-friendly vehicles.

Hyundai’s NEXO vision

“Hydrogen appetite is a pivotal to building a some-more tolerable society. Hyundai Motor Company has already taken a lead in hydrogen record with a introduction of a Tucson fuel cell,” pronounced Dr. Woong-chul Yang, Vice Chairman, Hyundai Motor Company. “Yet as another outcome of this earth-saving effort, we am so unapproachable to broach to we a second-generation NEXO Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle as a perfection of a cutting-edge technologies.”

Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)

NEXO offers a series of modernized motorist support systems, including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), High Beam Assist (HBA) and Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA).

Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)

RSPA enables NEXO to possibly autonomously park or collect itself from possibly a together or perpendicular parking space with or but a motorist in a vehicle. The RSPA complement can even autonomously behind NEXO into a parking mark with a hold of a pivotal fob symbol by a driver. When faced with any severe parking scenario, NEXO drivers will be means to park with finish certainty and reduced stress.

Lane Following Assist

Lane Following Assist (LFA) is a new record for Hyundai, showcased initial in a NEXO fuel cell. LFA automatically helps support steering to assistance keep NEXO some-more precisely centered in a stream line of travel. LFA can assistance keep NEXO centered in a line during speeds between 0 and 90 miles per hour on both highways and city streets. This modernized pushing assistance underline is an additional support assisting drivers to span prolonged distances with larger ease.

Blind-spot View Monitor (BVM) and Surround-view Monitors (SVM)

Hyundai’s Blind-spot View Monitor is an industry-first technology. It projects a side views of NEXO in a core cluster to a motorist regulating cameras while changing lanes with a spin vigilance on. The complement uses wide-angle Surround View Monitors (SVM) on any side of a car to guard areas that can't be seen by a normal rearview counterpart and emanate several extraneous car viewpoint views. Hyundai is a initial automaker to yield drivers video footage from both sides of a car with this feature.

Blind-spot Collision-Avoidance Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist

BCA and RCCA both implement sensor technologies to assistance warning a NEXO motorist of coming vehicles in a dictated path, either changing lanes or when subsidy out of a parking spot. Blind-spot Collision-Avoidance also helps yield steering improvement when a spin vigilance is on and a complement detects a car in a blind mark area of a NEXO. This is a initial focus of blind mark steering support in a Hyundai car in a U.S. market. 

Outstanding Range, Power and Efficiency

Improving on a Tucson FCEV, a NEXO Blue indication has an estimated pushing operation of 380 miles, 115 some-more than a predecessor. The NEXO Limited trim has an estimated operation of 354 miles. NEXO Blue models have estimated MPGe of 65 city, 58 highway and 61 combined, while NEXO Limited models have an estimated MPGe of 59 city, 54 highway, and 57 combined.

In addition, NEXO refueling time can be achieved in as small as 5 minutes, permitting a consumer lifestyle really identical to a allied gasoline-powered SUV in terms of operation and refueling speed. NEXO hydrogen storage uses 3 apart hydrogen tanks in a back of a vehicle. These are configured to maximize altogether interior volume, generally in a back bucket area, augmenting it by 5.8 cubic feet over a Tucson Fuel Cell and permitting for a agree bucket floor.

With 161 rise horsepower (120 kW) and 291 lb.-ft. of torque, acceleration and energy have also increasing to urge NEXO altogether opening compared with Tucson fuel cell.

Eco Materials

NEXO uses a series of ecological materials in a construction, including soybean-oil formed enamel paint, bamboo-thread-based bio fabric, bio-plastic extracted from sugarine shaft and bio-carpet extracted from sugarine cane. Bio-based materials were practical to 47 opposite tools and reduced CO2 emissions by 26 lbs. during a production process.

Advanced Aerodynamics

NEXO comforts a series of aerodynamic pattern features, including a D-pillar atmosphere tunnel, front circle atmosphere curtains, aerodynamic circle design, auto-flush doorway handles and dark front wipers. These minister to an altogether Cd of 0.32, glorious for an SUV of this size.

Structure, Suspension and Handling

To grasp an ultra-rigid structure while progressing a light weight, NEXO uses Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS). AHSS also reduces cabin NVH and gives a cessation a firm structure from that to precisely clear physique movements.

NEXO utilizes a fully-independent McPherson strut front and multi-link back cessation for both sporty cornering feel and higher float comfort. Steering uses a motor-driven complement tuned for fibre and responsiveness. Michelin® tires are propitious on both a 17-inch and 19-inch amalgamate wheels for glorious doing and good float comfort.

Extreme Temperatures

Designed to hoop impassioned temperatures and environments, NEXO contrast has proven that a car is able of starting after being theme to overnight temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit. NEXO boasts cold-start capability within 30 seconds, an industry-leading benchmark, and a fuel dungeon complement warms adult fast for limit performance. The NEXO also has glorious cooling opening on high grades with temperatures surpassing 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Improvements in a atmosphere supply system, opening during high altitudes and refueling times, along with altogether potency and fuel economy, put a NEXO in a category all a own. In addition, a NEXO has softened energy firmness and continuance allied with gasoline-powered vehicles of a identical class.

Convenience and Audio

NEXO comforts a series of modernized comfort and preference features, including a sunroof, electric parking brake, intelligent energy tailgate, Qi wireless smartphone charging pad, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®, Text-to-Speech around Bluetooth®, exhilarated and ventilated front seats and split-folding back seats. Audio and navigation arrangement is around a large, high-resolution 12.3 in. touchscreen, while a core cluster organisation arrangement is a full 7 inches. Transmission control is around a push-button shift-by-wire pattern on a floating core console bridge, pardon adult profitable core console storage space directly next a control console.

NEXO comforts dual accessible audio systems. The reward complement is branded Krell®, and comforts a 440-watt, eight-channel reward amplifier, reward Krell speakers and a custom-developed live energetic algorithm for higher audio performance.

Blue Link®

The NEXO Blue Link remote-start duty includes a Hyundai-first: remote exhilarated and cooled seats. It also includes a hydrogen fuel hire locator, real-time range, fuel turn and a monthly car health news with on-demand diagnostics of a hydrogen system. Blue Link services are nominal for 3 years.

Trims and Color

NEXO will be offering in dual trim levels: Blue and Limited. The Limited indication adds 19-inch amalgamate wheels, sunroof, energy liftgate, and remote intelligent parking assist. NEXO colors embody white pearl, cocoon silver, copper lead and eve blue. Interior environments embody mill gray and meteor blue and use a vegan-based leatherette seating surface.

Dedicated Architecture

Hyundai’s NEXO fuel dungeon car is built with disdainful dedicated car architecture. This pattern has many advantages including:

  • Lighter weight
  • Improved power-to-weight ratio
  • Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph than a Tucson FCEV
  • Increased back bucket volume of 29.6 cubic feet; 5.8 cubic feet some-more than Tucson FCEV
  • Allows battery to be relocated to a trunk
  • Improved fuel dungeon complement blueprint with softened space efficiency


NEXO vs. Tucson Fuel Cell System Architecture

  • NEXO’s fuel dungeon smoke-stack and battery have some-more net energy to supply a some-more absolute motor
  • NEXO’s powertrain is lighter and has softened packaging
  • NEXO uses 3 tanks for softened height wrapping vs. Tucson Fuel Cell


Powertrain Improvements

  • NEXO’s powertrain is lighter and takes adult reduction sum space compared with Tucson FCEV
  • More fit fuel dungeon stack
  • Better procedure integration
  • Smaller
  • Lighter


Drivability

  • Peak acceleration is increasing by 25 percent compared with Tucson FCEV
  • NEXO accelerates from 0 to 60 mph a full 20 percent faster than Tucson FCEV
  • NEXO has some-more torque than a Tucson FCEV


Range

  • NEXO has 40 percent some-more operation than a Tucson FCEV
  • NEXO Blue has an estimated operation of 380 miles compared with Tucson FCEV during 265 miles


Quiet Driving Characteristics

  • All NEXO relocating tools are inside a engine brook that isolates a sound to one area of a physique architecture


Durability

  • NEXO has a same turn of continuance as inner explosion engine vehicles


Hydrogen Storage

  • NEXO’s storage complement is lighter than a Tucson FCEV
  • NEXO’s storage complement has world-class storage density
  • NEXO can be refueled within 5 mins or less


Overall Summary


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