Most powerful Hyundai cars

Top 40 most powerful Hyundai cars ever made. Updated March 2022.

The key to performance is power. Even heaviest sedans and SUVs can beat lightweight sports cars, if they have enough engine power.

Advanced fuel injection systems and high precision manufacturing is allowing for ever increasing power output and higher performance.

Advancement in battery technology and power electronics also brings electric cars amongst the most powerful of all time. Some examples are claimed to produce over 2000 horsepower - well over a megawatt!

# make & model Power (hp)▼ Image
1. 2011 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec 429 Photo of 2011 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec
2. 2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 420 Photo of 2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0
3. 2011 Hyundai Equus 385 Photo of 2011 Hyundai Equus
4. 2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 375 Photo of 2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6
5. 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 V6 GDI 345 Photo of 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 V6 GDI
6. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 320 Photo of 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
7. 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 306 Photo of 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8
8. 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 301 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5
9. 2018 Hyundai Palisade 291 Photo of 2018 Hyundai Palisade
10. 2008 Hyundai Genesis V6 290 Photo of 2008 Hyundai Genesis V6
11. 2020 Hyundai Sonata N-Line 290 Photo of 2020 Hyundai Sonata N-Line
12. 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz 281 Photo of 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
13. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.5T 277 Photo of 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.5T
14. 2021 Hyundai Elantra N 276 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Elantra N
15. 2021 Hyundai i30 N Performance 276 Photo of 2021 Hyundai i30 N Performance
16. 2021 Hyundai Kona N 276 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Kona N
17. 2019 Hyundai Veloster N 275 Photo of 2019 Hyundai Veloster N
18. 2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited 274 Photo of 2009 Hyundai Sonata Limited
19. 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo 274 Photo of 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo
20. 2017 Hyundai I30N Performance 271 Photo of 2017 Hyundai I30N Performance
21. 2018 Hyundai i30 N Performance Fastback 271 Photo of 2018 Hyundai i30 N Performance Fastback
22. 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0 TCI 271 Photo of 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0 TCI
23. 2006 Hyundai Azera 265 Photo of 2006 Hyundai Azera
24. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 T-GDI Plug-in-Hybrid 261 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 T-GDI Plug-in-Hybrid
25. 2021 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDI Plug-In-Hybrid 261 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDI Plug-In-Hybrid
26. 2006 Hyundai Sonata V6 249 Photo of 2006 Hyundai Sonata V6
27. 2017 Hyundai i30 N 247 Photo of 2017 Hyundai i30 N
28. 2018 Hyundai Veloster N 247 Photo of 2018 Hyundai Veloster N
29. 2014 Hyundai Sonata (2.0T) 245 Photo of 2014 Hyundai Sonata (2.0T)
30. 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.3 V6 242 Photo of 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.3 V6
31. 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T 235 Photo of 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T
32. 2020 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDI Hybrid 227 Photo of 2020 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 T-GDI Hybrid
33. 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 T-GDI Hybrid 227 Photo of 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe 1.6 T-GDI Hybrid
34. 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 215 Photo of 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5
35. 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T 211 Photo of 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T
36. 2018 Hyundai i30 1.6 T-GDI 205 Photo of 2018 Hyundai i30 1.6 T-GDI
37. 2018 Hyundai Kona Electric 201 Photo of 2018 Hyundai Kona Electric
38. 2021 Hyundai i20 N 201 Photo of 2021 Hyundai i20 N
39. 2012 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 201 Photo of 2012 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
40. 2020 Hyundai Elantra N Line 201 Photo of 2020 Hyundai Elantra N Line

Sources

All data sourced from manufacturer's official figures.

List authored by Christian Zelcs. Last updated on 03/27/2022, last addition - Hyundai Ioniq 5.