Although they both use an "H" as their company logo, Honda and Hyundai are different companies based out of different countries. Honda is based out of Japan, whereas Hyundai is based out of South Korea.Continue Reading
Honda was established in 1948 by motorcycle builder Soichiro Honda. Honda was already famous in the motorcycle world, and by the 1970s, he had achieved worldwide fame for the affordable and fuel-efficient cars the company produced. In the 1960s, Honda made a few small cars and sport racers, although the company did not take off until the production of the 1973 Civic, which was a hit with Americans who needed something that used less gas. In 1976, the Accord came out and was even more popular than the Civic and became the most popular car in the United States in 1989.
Hyundai Engineering and Construction Company was founded in 1947 by Chung Ju-Yung, and the company was established as Hyundai Motor Company in 1967. The company exports vehicles to 190 countries throughout the world. As of 2014, Hyundai operates a manufacturing facility off of the coast of Korea, the Namyang Technology Research Center, eight research centers throughout Korea and the Hyundai California Design Center. Hyundai's popular vehicles include the Genesis sedan and the Santa Fe SUV.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
Honda came to Canada in 1969 and started out as a small company that made motorcycles and power equipment. The Honda Civic was introduced in Canada in 1973, followed by the Honda Accord in 1976. In 1986, Honda built its first automobile manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. The Acura Legend and the Acura Integra also entered the Canadian market in the same year.Full Answer >
The specifications of the Hyundai ix35 vary depending on the model; however, the 2.0 liter GDi petrol engine produces 122 kilowatts of power and nearly 205 newton-meters of torque at 4,000 revolutions per minute. The diesel engine model produces 135 kilowatts of power and 393 newton-meters of torque at 2,500 revolutions per minute.Full Answer >
Hyundai currently manufacturers several models including the Santa Fe, Elantra, Accent and Velostar. There are several other models no longer produced and a few that are planned for production.Full Answer >
Hyundai is a multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Hyundai Motor America's headquarters is located in Fountain Valley, California. As of 2014, Hyundai vehicles are sold in 193 countries through over 6,000 dealerships and showrooms.Full Answer >