2019 Hyundai Nexo Specs, Release Dates, Prices

The 2019 Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell offers an ambitious new take on economic fuel-efficient vehicles. This vehicle is going to replace the Tucson FCEV, and the improvements to this vehicle are better than ever. The 2019 model year is shaping up to be an incredible year that will bring new, more environmentally-friendly enhancements to the Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell. It uses hydrogen fuel cells for power, which makes it one of the most long-lasting electric vehicles on the road. Even more impressively, it only takes five minutes to charge.

The exterior of the 2019 Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell is designed to be extremely aerodynamic. The vehicle sports a four-door design that is capable of making it easier to access the cabin. Additionally, the Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell is designed to provide you with an exceptional level of fluid motion and performance. This is the first dedicated hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle that is an SUV.

It offers an outstanding level of volume, and you'll love the incredible active security features and the exciting futuristic lines that make this vehicle more incredible than ever before. Come down and explore all of the incredible technology that went into the design of this vehicle, and when you give us a call, we can provide you with additional information on how you can take this vehicle home when it's available.

The Nexo colors include white pearl, cocoon silver, copper metallic and dusk blue. Interior environments include stone gray and meteor blue and use a vegan-based leatherette seating surface.


The 2019 Hyundai Nexo is a five-passenger hydrogen fuel cell offered in two trim levels: Blue and Limited. It is currently only on sale in select regions in California only. The Blue trim come with standard features that include 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, automatic high beams, heated mirrors, adaptive cruise control, keyless entry and ignition, a virtual instrument panel, automatic climate control, power-adjustable and heated front seats, 60/40-split folding rear seats, a household-style power outlet, a 12.3-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a navigation system.

Safety features include an automated remote self-parking system, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, and a drowsy driver warning system.

The Limited trim has a range estimate of 354 miles and adds 19-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors, a sunroof, a hands-free liftgate, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a surround-view parking camera system, an eight-speaker Krell audio system, and a blind-spot camera system.


The 2019 Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell features a new electric motor that uses a permanent-magnet type motor. This gives output ranging from the equivalent of 134 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque to 161 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque. That's incredible horsepower for any vehicle, and it's exceptionally notable for an electric SUV. It is also going to have better acceleration, and the vehicle will be able to go from 0-60 in 8.4 seconds. The Tucson was rated at 12 seconds for comparison. Improving upon the Tucson FCEV, the NEXO Blue model has an estimated driving range of 380 miles, 115 more than its predecessor. The NEXO Limited trim has an estimated range 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.


Fuel System

Hydrogen Fuel Cell

FCEV System Power

135 kW (95 kW stack + 40 kW battery)

Stack Power

95 kW


Permanent Magnet

Hydrogen Tank

156.6 (liters)

Battery Type

Lithium-ion Polymer

Battery Voltage

240 V

Battery Capacity

1.56 kWh

Battery Power Output

40 kW

Motor Type

Permanent Magnet

Motor Power Output

120 kW (161 HP)


291 lb.-ft.

Transmission Type

Single-speed Reduction Gear

Gear Ratio


Drive Mode Select

Comfort --> Eco --> Eco+



Zero to 60 mph

8.4 sec



MacPherson strut with shock absorbers – gas types


Multi-link with shock absorbers – gas types



Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) with rack and pinion steering, column-mounted

Overall Ratio

14.19 : 1

Turns, Lock to Lock


Turning Diameter (curb to curb, ft.)


Brakes/ Tires/ Wheels


12.6 x 1.1 Ventilated Disc


11.9 x 0.4 Solid Disc

ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)


Blue: 17x7.0J Alloys

Limited: 19x7.5J Alloys


Blue: 225/60R17

Limited: 245/45R19

Exterior Dimensions



Overall Length


Overall Width


Overall Height (w/roof rails)

64.2 (64.6)

Interior Dimensions

Head Room - Front (with sunroof) / Rear

39.4 (38.0) / 38.0

Leg Room - (Front/Rear)

41.5 / 38.6

Shoulder Room (Front/Rear)

57.2 / 55.5

Hip Room (Front/Rear)

54.0 / 53.5


Hydrogen Tank


Fuel Economy


Blue: 65 / 58 / 61

Limited: 59 / 54 / 57


Blue: 380 mile

Limited: 354 mile

Volume (cubic ft.)

Total Interior




Weights (lbs.)

Curb Weight (lbs.)

Blue: 3,990

Limited: 4,116

GVWR (lbs.)




The 2019 Hyundai Nexo can be leased for $399 (Blue model) or $449 (Limited model) for 36 months and can be purchased for $58,300. The first year of maintenance is free of charge and customers are eligible for a tax credit (subject to individual tax circumstances) from the state of California for up to $5,000.

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