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Ten Gas-Saving Tips For Road Warriors (And Family Trips)
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»

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Tip: How To Choose A Safe Rental Car

Whether you're renting a vehicle for a family vacation, or you just need a set of wheels to get you from between the airport and a business meeting, shopping purely on price probably isn't the best idea. The assumption at the rental counter might be that these are all new cars--and new cars are all...Read More»

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J.D. Power: Lexus, MINI Dealerships Lead In Customer Satisfaction

Lexus and MINI are among the brands with the best dealership service. That's according to the J.D. Power and Associates' 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study—the big annual study that gauges multiple aspects of dealership service after the sale. Overall, Lexus ranked at the top among...Read More»

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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 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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Best 2011 Affordable Small Cars for Six Footers

Six-foot drivers looking for an affordable small car that is also comfortable enough to accommodate their needs for head room and leg room have several good choices in these 2011 – and one 2012 -- models. And, should your passengers also be on the tallish side, some of these picks are equally...Read More»

2011 Land Rover LR4
Land Rover, Hyundai Poised To Make The Most Of Leasing Resurgence

For those who simply like driving something new every few years, leasing can make sense—and it can allow image-conscious shoppers to drive a more expensive vehicle than they'd be able to buy. But tighter control over credit had made those bargain captive-credit leases that many luxury-vehicle...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Family Cars Rule: Kiplinger’s 2011 Best New Car Values - New Models

If you’re looking for a great value on a new family vehicle – and want a new model – Kiplinger has 11 suggestions that might make a good choice. The publication’s 2011 Best New Car Values: New Models includes eight foreign and three domestic picks in 11 different categories...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Takes A Strong Lead In Sales-Weighted Fuel Economy

The 2011 Toyota Prius remains the highest-mileage gasoline non-plug-in vehicle on the U.S. market, at an EPA-rated 51 mpg city, 48 highway, but when you look at sales-weighted averages, the fleet of new cars that Hyundai is selling, as a whole, beats that of Toyota. The sales and pricing data...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Accent
Once Again, Hyundai Takes Top Honors In Loyalty Index

There's a lot of talk these days about the death of brand loyalty -- particularly about Generations X and Y and how they're on the lookout for good deals, not a brand they can wed for life. And while that may be true, that hasn't stopped Hyundai from walking off with top honors in the esteemed...Read More»

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Five Affordable and Sexy Family Cars for 2011

Not every family can afford a high-priced luxury car to meet their transportation needs. Not every family wants to either. After considerable consumer input over Family Car Guide's Five Sexy Family Cars for 2011, we've put together five more 2011 cars that are not only much more affordable than...Read More»

Hyundai's "Prepare to be Deprogrammed" ad campaign for Super Bowl XLV
Some Automakers Bet Big On Super Bowl, Others Sit On Sideline

The Super Bowl is a big deal in the advertising industry. With every football fan watching the big game, the commercials have almost become as important as the game itself. This year some automakers are betting big on advertising, while others are merely watching instead of spending the money. Some...Read More»

Hyundai's "Prepare to be Deprogrammed" ad campaign for Super Bowl XLV
Hyundai Puts On Tinfoil Hat, Exposes Compact Car Brainwashing

Have you ever heard of backmasking? Neither had we, but that's because we're not conspiracy theorists living in our mother's basement, and we never bought into the Beatles' White Album "Paul is dead" hoax. Hyundai's higher-ups, however, are a different story. The first, and most interesting, of two...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra’s New Trend: Heated Rear Seats

As another massive snowstorm hits the Northeast, I’m reading the specifications sheet for the newly redesigned 2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited model. Imagine my surprise when I see that this stylish, economical compact boasts front and rear heated seats. Will this be the making of a new trend?...Read More»

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Hyundai Records Increase In Sales And Profits

Readers of this website know that I’m a big fan of the Hyundai Motor Company. When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, it was well-known in the industry that Hyundai was the up-and-coming auto maker in the U.S. They were no longer making cheap cars that didn’t last. Instead...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
More Cheap, Safe New Cars for Teens

What’s the best vehicle to buy for your responsible teen to get around it? You want a reasonably priced one that gets good gas mileage and is equipped with lots of standard safety features. Your teen wants something that looks cool and drives like a hoot. Therein lies the challenge: how to...Read More»

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Noxious Emissions Greatly Reduced: The Hyundai Way

In all the hot air and noxious emissions that were spewed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show this week, many a claim was made about zero emissions, reduced carbon footprints and just plain eco-friendliness--with a side order or Mother Earth hugs. Sure, there was performance galore from all the vendors...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Curb Concept
2011 Hyundai Curb Concept: 2011 Detroit Auto Show

In just a few years, Hyundai has developed a real design presence, going from derivative to different (as evidenced by the 2012 Hyundai Veloster also making its debut at Detroit). Now, the automaker is taking its 'Fluidic Sculpture' design language to new places with its Curb Concept, shown for the...Read More»

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2011 Detroit Auto Show: Our Roundup Of Live Video Feeds

For the next several days, automakers from around the globe will share new rides, technology, and other goodies with hordes of eager journalists and the general public. There's nothing like seeing those reveals in person, but if you can't make it to Detroit this year, or if you have a strong...Read More»

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