2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata recalled for power steering problem: 173,000 vehicles affected
2011 Hyundai Sonata recalled for power steering problem: 173,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling the 2011 Hyundai Sonata due to a problem with the car's power steering system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that roughly 173,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The recall stems from an issue with the circuit board of the...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Another Major Recall For The 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata: 304,000 Vehicles Affected

Back in September, Hyundai recalled 470,000 Sonatas from 2011 and 2012 to fix a major problem that could cause the engine to fail. Today, the South Korean automaker issued another recall for the 2011-2012 Hyundai sonata -- this time, to repair a curious issue with the model's brakes. CHECK OUT...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata
2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata, 2009-2011 Hyundai Accent Recalled: 570,000 U.S. Vehicles Affected

Hyundai has issued back-to-back recalls this morning, affecting nearly 570,000 U.S. vehicles. According to bulletins from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata may suffer from a major engine problem, while the 2009-2011 Hyundai Accent has issues with its...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2011-15 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Faulty Shift Cable, Brakes

Hyundai has issued two separate recalls for late-model Sonatas to repair faulty shift cables and crack-prone brake calipers. According to Detroit News, nearly 889,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. ALSO SEE: Death List 2015: The Cars That Won't Be Back Next Year Recall #1: 2011-2014 Hyundai...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Recalled For Seat Belt Flaw; Hyundai Balks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of 2011 and 2012 models of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. But this recall is a little different from the ones we typically post, because Hyundai is petitioning the NHTSA to cancel it -- or rather, to amend the recall so that...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen GTI 4-door HB DSG PZEV Side Exterior View
Best Family Cars for First-Time Dads

So you're going to be a first-time dad. Mazel tov! To say your life will change is a monumental understatement, and it extends beyond kid-friendly furniture and converting your home office into a nursery. There's the matter of what's parked in your driveway. You don't get to put a sidecar on your...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Is The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Design Too Bold? #YouTellUs

The midsize sedan market isn't the most exciting class of vehicles. But Hyundai decided excitement is exactly what the midsize sedan market needed when designing the 2011 Sonata. Hyundai has put a very dramatically-styled midsize sedan into the marketplace, and so far consumers seem to love it. The...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive
Is The 2011 Hyundai Sonata A Timeless Design? #YouTellUs

Hyundai has created a stand out entry in the midsize sedan market with the 2011 Sonata, but is it overdone? While the new Sonata looks terrific today, many wonder how its design will age over time. Hyundai calls the design "fluidic sculpture," which it says leads to a cohesive design language. We...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T
Will The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Age Gracefully? #YouTellUs

The new 2011 Sonata is selling faster than Hyundai can build it. With strong lines creating a bold design, there's no question it is a striking midsize sedan, but how will the Sonata age? Toyota has gone with the evolutionary model when it comes to styling the Camry. Over the years, the cars blend...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T
2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo: Driven

Just a few years ago, the conventional wisdom with mid-size sedans was that, unless you counted yourself among frugally minded tightwads, you'd be much happier with the optional V-6 than with a standard four-cylinder engine. Then four-cylinder engines found a new benchmark for power last year, when...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Accent
Hyundai VP Says Its Upcoming Products Will Target Families

Lots of news nuggets get tossed about at the big U.S. auto shows, and the word from Hyundai product planning VP this week at the 2011 New York Auto Show is that the Korean automaker will target families for its upcoming products. Hyundai has already scored big with its redesigned Hyundai Sonata...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai's Assurance Program Now Guarantees Trade-In Value

Just a few weeks back, Hyundai announced that their “Hyundai Assurance” buyer protection program would no longer cover job loss. Today, Hyundai has announced a new element of their Hyundai Assurance program, one meant to target any doubt consumers may have about the resale value of...Read More»

2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Best-Selling Family Cars for 2011, So Far

What's the best-selling family car in America? With automakers reporting March sales and an unexpected first place for the mid-size Nissan Altima as the best-selling sedan in America for the first time, the mid-size Toyota Camry still takes the top spot in first-quarter 2011 sales in the U.S...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Ten Gas-Saving Tips For Road Warriors (And Family Trips)

If concerns about rising fuel prices are getting you down, you’re not alone. Driving in America is all about personal freedom, and we’re not likely to give that up anytime soon. But higher prices at the pump are causing many to re-think how, when, and where they drive. On the other...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid
Why Now May be a Good Time To Lease The Family Car

To lease or not to lease, that’s a good question. For many months, the answer has likely been a resounding 'No' for many American families. That’s because good lease deals were few and far between, and with the economic uncertainty, many people simply put off the prospect of looking at...Read More»

2011 Lexus ES 350
Lexus, MINI Snag Top Spots In J.D. Power And Associates 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index Study

Luxury brand Lexus and mass-market brand MINI are the top winners in the J.D. Power and Associates' (JDPA) 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study. The study looks at owner satisfaction for visits to dealers’ service departments for maintenance and repair work during the first three...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive
Mid-Size Car Match-Up: 2011 Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, Ford Fusion

Consumers in the market for a great-looking mid-size sedan that’s highly fuel-efficient have a lot of good choices. Here at FamilyCarGuide, we’ve selected two redesigned 2011 sedans and one all-new last year for our mid-size car match-up: 2011 Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima and Ford Fusion...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Top 10 Things Never to Say to Your Dad When He is Driving

Driving requires a lot of concentration, especially with all the other distracted drivers on the road, increased traffic, and the tendency for some of us to wait until the last minute to get going where we need to be. Considering that some teens still ride with one or both parents for a lot of the...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Five 2011 Affordable Mid-Size Family Sedans for Six-Footers

Tall drivers with families need a car that’s both roomy and comfortable. For many Americans, that also means looking for an affordable sedan, probably a mid-size. Keeping in mind the tall driver’s requirements for adequate headroom and legroom, here are five 2011 affordable mid-size...Read More»

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