2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes include the loss of the Elantra N manual transmission, standard blind spot, and rear cross-traffic sensors on Kona and Santa Cruz and a refresh on the popular Palisade.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Accent
The Accent is discontinued.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Elantra
The sporty N-Line loses its manual transmission, leaving only the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.
The SEL Convenience Package now includes navigation and dynamic voice recognition. N Line also now has standard navigation and voice recognition.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Ioniq Hybrid/EV
The older Ioniq models are discontinued as the numbered models proliferate.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Ioniq 5
A battery conditioning function has been added to prepare the battery for a fast DC charge. The battery heating system is now standard on all models.
Towing capacity on Extended range and AWD models is increased to 2300 pounds.
AWD model range increases to 266 miles.
A digital key is now standard on SEL.
Seatbelt reminders for all 5 seats have been added as standard equipment.
A new color, Gravity Gold Matte, is offered.
Base price rises by $1800.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Ioniq 6
The next iteration of Hyundai’s all-electric Ioniq line is the Ioniq 6, a swoopy sedan with an amazing 0.21 drag coefficient. It is projected to have about a 380-mile range.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Kona
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Safe Exit Assist, a rear USB outlet, and heated mirrors are now standard on all models.
A power driver’s seat is now also standard on SEL. Navigation is now optional on SEL. Automatic up-down front windows are now standard on SEL.
The N Line no longer offers the Technology Package; Smart Cruise Control and Highway Driving Assist are no longer offered on N Line.
Kona with navigation now receives over-the-air updates to its maps.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Kona Electric
SEL is now called SE; SEL with Convenience is now SEL.
Automatic up-down front windows, a power driver’s seat, and heated front seats are now standard.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Nexo
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Palisade
Hyundai’s full-size SUV gets a thorough refresh for its fourth model year. There are new bumpers, grille headlights, running lamps, headlamps, wheels, and mirrors on the outside. On the inside, a new instrument panel, steering wheel, and seat designs highlight a more modern, cutting-edge design. A new 12-inch screen is on the available navigation/infotainment system. Overall length is up by just over half an inch.
As for equipment, automatically dimming outside mirrors are now offered, standard on all models. Inside automatic dimming rearview mirror is now standard, as is Proximity Key, remote engine start, satellite radio, Blue Link Connected Car telematics, and GPS navigation. A power front passenger seat (8-way), wireless phone charger, and a Hands-Free Smart liftgate are now standard on SEL.
Ventilated front seats, Blind-Spot View Monitor, and Surround View Monitor are now available on SEL in the Premium Package.
Calligraphy models now include Remote Smart Park Assist, Ergo Motion driver’s seat, and automatic up/down on the rear power windows.
Heated seats in the 3rd row are also offered, a first for Hyundai and a feature only also available in BMW X7, Tesla Model X, Land Rover Discovery, Mercedes GLS, and Land Rover Defender.
Remote Smart Parking Assist, previously offered on the Santa Fe, Nexo, and several Genesis models, is now offered on Palisade.
Side impact seat airbags are new for the second-row outboard seats.
Improvements to voice recognition add control of the climate control, heated steering wheel, and heated and ventilated seats.
A new trim, XRT, features strong off-road cues: black 20-inch alloy wheels, louvered side sills, roof rack, front air dam, dark gray grille, power sunroof, and black leatherette (vinyl) seating. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive with a locking center differential, Downhill Brake Control with snow and tow modes is optional.
Base price on the SE is up almost $2000 over 2022. Other models are up by $1200 to almost $3000.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Santa Cruz
Hyundai’s new compact pickup gets a new Night trim level. Based on the SEL AWD it adds the 2.5 turbo engine, paddle shifters, exclusive black 20-inch wheels, a blacked-out grille and tailgate handle, black skid plates, and black side mirrors.
HomeLink is not offered on SEL Premium any longer.
Safe Exit Warning, Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist, and Rear Cross-Traffic Avoidance-Assist are now standard.
Navigation, Dynamic Voice Control, and Smart Cruise Control are added to SEL Premium.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Santa Fe
The SEL Convenience Package is discontinued. Hands-free power liftgate, Hyundai Digital Key, dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation, and Highway Driving Assist I are now standard on the SEL.
A new Premium Package on SEL includes a Surround View Monitor, a Blind-Spot View Monitor, rear side window sunshades, automatic dimming rear-view monitor, power-folding rear seat, power passenger seat, sunroof, a premium stereo, and various chrome trim.
SEL Premium now includes Smart Cruise Control.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Sonata
The spare tire is no longer offered on the N Line or any Hybrid model.
Heated side mirrors, Safe Exit Waring, Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance-Assist, and Rear Cross-Traffic Avoidance-Assist are now standard.
Navigation is now standard on SEL, SEL Plus, and N Line.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Tucson
All models are rated Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles for 2023.
The panoramic sunroof is now standard on N Line.
Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Safe Exit Assist are all standard. A wireless phone charger, a hands-free power liftgate, and Hyundai digital (smartphone) key are now standard on SEL.
A spare tire is no longer offered.
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Veloster N
2023 Hyundai Model Year Changes: Venue
Rear Occupant Alert is now offered as standard equipment.
Wireless phone charging is now available, standard on Limited.
Center console storage and map lights are now standard on all trims.
The instrument cluster display is now larger (4.2 inches) and in color.