2013 Hyundai Sonata drops manual

I figure about six Hyundai Sonata buyers per year opted for the manual. Maybe seven, but I’m pretty sure no more than that. Hyundai decided that it can probably survive with six fewer buyers per year, so they axed the handshaker for the 2013 Sonata. In directly related news, a 2013 Sonata is priced from […]

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Hyundai Veloster Design Award Winner?

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I found this one on Motor Trend: The funky-looking Hyundai Veloster has an unusual name to help sear it into consumers’ memories. It’s also left quite an impression on the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, winning a Good Design Award. Just to be clear, this is the Hyundai Veloster we’re talking about. Different? […]

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Gets 61 MPG

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is rated at a not-too-shabby 40 MPG on the highway. That’s not good enough for a fellow by the name of Wayne Gerdes, though. See, Wayne is the ultimate hypermiler. He takes regular cars and extracts every mile from a tank of gas. Take a look at what he did […]

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Priced from $26545, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is the Korean automaker’s first entry into the hybrid market. The Sonata Hybrid bucks the normal hybrid trend by performing better on the highway than in the city, with EPA ratings of 35 MPG city and 40 MPG on the highway. Though it can’t touch the Ford […]

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2010 Hyundai Tucson

What does Hyundai have for us at the LA Auto show for 2009? Nothing less than a shiny, brand new 2010 Tucson, of course. Bigger than last year’s model ( as is the trend in the auto industry ), the 2010 Tucson actually weighs about sixty pounds less than before. That’s not something we see […]

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Hyundai’s New Rep

Hyundai’s New Rep Ever since the launch of the anticipated Genesis, Hyundai has been stepping up to the plate. The Genesis sedan took it’s first North America Car of the year award for 2009. After judged by 50 full time automotive experts who have critically analyze each and every car from the market, with months […]

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2012 Hyundai Accent Spy Shot

Just a single, heavily camouflaged spy shot of the 2012 Hyundai Accent here. The basic shape is visible, and looks pretty nice from what you can see. All the design details are hidden though, and they can make or break a car. Specs are unknown, except for an unconfirmed rumor of a 140 HP direct […]

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Spy Shot

Hyundai has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success here in the US over the last few years.  They have avoided the hybrid market segment so far – leaving it to Toyota.  Well, it seems they’ve re-thought that strategy, and plan to introduce a Sonata Hybrid in 2011, as a 2012 model. Word is that Hyundai […]

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