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Hyundai Nexo Awarded Five Stars in the Green NCAP

By March 5, 2021 3   min read  (520 words)

March 5, 2021 |

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  • Hyundai NEXO receives the highest number of points in the Green NCAP
  • NEXO, the third Hyundai model awarded five-star rating
  • IONIQ Elektro and KONA Elektro in 2019 and 2020

The Hyundai NEXO (consumption of hydrogen in kg H2 / 100 km: urban 0.77, extra-urban 0.89 , combined: 0.84; CO2 emissions in g / km combined: 0) achieved the maximum rating of five stars in the Green NCAP. Green NCAP is an independent organization that classifies vehicles in terms of their energy efficiency and emissions.
The assessment is based on three categories, which include various individual measurement data: clean air, energy efficiency and greenhouse gases. As a fuel cell vehicle that is powered exclusively by hydrogen and whose only emission is water, the NEXO received the highest score of 10.0 in the categories “clean air” and “greenhouse gases”. The Hyundai NEXO also impressed the experts with regard to its energy efficiency.

“We are proud, very proud that, after the IONIQ Elektro and KONA Elektro, we have now also been able to achieve a five-star rating in the Green NCAP with the NEXO,” says Jürgen Keller, Managing Director at Hyundai Motor Germany. “The NEXO is already there The second generation of a mass-produced fuel cell vehicle from Hyundai and is one of the most innovative products in our range. The Green NCAP award proves that with the NEXO we are not only offering an environmentally friendly model, but also a vehicle with very high energy efficiency. ”

The Hyundai NEXO is not only one of the technological flagships of the South Korean manufacturer, but is an important component in the constantly growing, environmentally friendly model fleet from Hyundai. It combines the practical properties of an SUV with advanced drive technology, comprehensive driving assistance functions and innovative design.

With the NEXO, Hyundai’s third model has already received the maximum rating of five stars in the Green NCAP. In 2019, the battery-electric version of the Hyundai IONIQ (power consumption in kWh / 100 km combined: 13.8; CO2 emissions in g / km combined: 0) also received the highest number of points and last year the organization awarded the Hyundai KONA Elektro a five -Star rating.

The full assessment of the Hyundai NEXO at Green NCAP can be found at the following link: https://www.greenncap.com/assessments/hyundai-nexo-2021-0069/

About Green NCAP
Green NCAP is an independent initiative that promotes cleaner development to promote more energy efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles. The organization carries out extensive tests that go beyond the purely legal requirements and awards manufacturers whose vehicles exceed the minimum requirements.

Consumption and emission data

Consumption of hydrogen in kg H2 / 100 km for the Hyundai NEXO: urban 0.77, extra-urban 0.89, combined: 0.84; CO2 emissions in g / km combined: 0; CO2 efficiency class: A +.

The specified consumption and CO2 emission values ​​were determined according to the prescribed WLTP measuring method and converted into NEDC values.

Power consumption in kWh / 100 km combined for the Hyundai IONIQ Elektro: 13.8; CO2 emissions in g / km combined: 0; CO2 efficiency class: A +.

Power consumption in kWh / 100 km for the Hyundai KONA Elektro: combined 14.7–14.3; CO2 emissions in g / km combined: 0; CO2 efficiency class: A +.

The specified consumption and CO2 emission values ​​were determined according to the prescribed WLTP measuring method.

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