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Best 2011 Affordable Small Sedans: Part One
Best 2011 Affordable Small Sedans: Part One

In our never-ending search for family vehicles that strive to meet many of consumers’ wants and needs, we’re always excited to see what’s new--particularly in the new model year offerings from automakers. In this two-part series we take a look at the best 2011 affordable small...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
Honda, Toyota, and Hyundai: Top 3 Greenest Automakers

It should come as no surprise that the annual Greenest Automaker award from the Union of Concerned Scientists is gaining more traction all the time. After all, concern over the environment as well as overcoming a dependence on foreign oil are mentioned in news reports daily. Tougher federal...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
Six Family Cars You Can Still Get with a Stick

It's the best way to drive. We're at little biased here. But then again, we do this for a living; and driving dozens of cars every year, we can assure you, there is nothing quite like rowing your own as you put a car through its paces. We prefer the manual transmission. It puts you more in touch...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue Redefines "Entry Level"

The term “entry level” is normally one to avoid in the automotive marketplace. The usual connotations are a vehicle with less than satisfactory driving capabilities and a miniscule list of standard amenities, albeit at a rational price. The 2010 Hyundai Elantra Blue is an entry-level...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima
Can Kia Catch Up With Hyundai In Quality, Reliability?

Kia is on track to set an all-time sales record in the U.S. this year, beating its previous 305,000 sales, and it's no surprise how: lots and lots of product. Over the past year, the company has launched the new Soul, Forte, and Forte Koup small cars, all-new Sorento and Sportage crossovers, and...Read More»

2009 Hyundai Sonata
What Oil For A 2009 Hyundai Sonata In The Iraqi Desert?

The reach of The Car Connection was evident in the All Car Advice mail bag recently when TCC forwarded an email from Mohammed in Iraq. The reader has a white 2009 Hyundai Sonata with a four-cylinder engine that he wants to protect for the long haul. His question is what kind of oil is the best to...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Hyundai Sonata: Steering Recall Affects 139,500 Cars

A problem with the steering system in the 2011 Hyundai Sonata has led to an official recall issued this morning by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Earlier this summer, the NHTSA announced it would investigate the Alabama-built four-door for steering failures. In a series...Read More»

2011 Hyunda Elantra (Avante) unveiled in Korea
2011 Hyundai Elantra Production Moving to Alabama

The 2011 Hyundai Elantra has been developed in South Korea, and is being adapted for the American market by the automaker's California-based marketing arm. Now, the Elantra is headed for production in Montgomery, Alabama, alongside the company's brisk-selling Sonata large sedan. Sources in South...Read More»

Interbrand's top 100 brand rankings for 2010 (biggest risers and fallers)
Interbrand Names The Top 100 Brands Of 2010: How Does Your Favorite Automaker Rank?

Every year, the marketing powerhouse known as Interbrand publishes a list of the top 100 global brands. These are the companies at the head of the international pack that shape the way the world does business. The best performers have solid balance sheets, strong future prospects, and the respect...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus ST
Today at High Gear Media: Focus ST, 911 GTS and SuperSnake

Topping the headlines today at High Gear Media: the hot 'n spicy version of the 2012 Ford Focus, the Paris Auto Show's own Focus ST. We can't wait until September 30. [MotorAuthority] We're also keen on seeing the new Porsche 911 GTS up close and personally, though we'll have to fend off the...Read More»

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Hyundai Building New Headquarters in California

Hyundai says it's firmly a California citizen this morning with the announcement of a new headquarters building in Orange County, Calif. Hyundai has been in Orange County since 1985, when it launched the brand in America with the Excel compact. The Korean automaker says it will spend $150 million...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Driven: 2011 Hyundai Sonata

Not too long ago, the Sonata was strictly a follower. Toyota and Honda would introduce a change, or a new feature, and Hyundai would follow. But with the latest 2011 Sonata, Hyundai follows no more—it's actually sprinted out to the front in many respects. In straight-line acceleration and...Read More»

Money, money, money
Cash Or Credit: Five Things Vehicle Shoppers Should Consider

If you're just getting in the market for a new car, one of the first things you should consider—along with what kind of car you want, and what you can afford—is whether you should finance or pay cash. While more than 90 percent of car buyers finance their new vehicle in some form...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Should I Pay Cash For My Next Car?

At a time when credit isn't taken for granted the way that it was just a few years ago, some are rediscovering the idea that new cars don't have to be financed. If you've been good at saving money, you know that it hasn't been earning much interest anyway. But does taking out that bank check or fat...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus (Korean-market vehicle)
2011 Hyundai Equus: New Player in Luxury Sedan Field

Coming soon – in November, to be specific – the 2011 Hyundai Equus rear-wheel drive luxury sedan is the Korean automaker’s latest example of never-quit pursuit of excellence and gutsy determination. After all, Hyundai is hoping to take on the likes of stalwart and longtime luxury...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Today in Car News: Sonata Vs. Accord, Sebring and Corvette

It's been rising on the sales charts quickly--and now, it looks like the 2011 Hyundai Sonata just might overtake the Honda Accord in family-sedan sales. [Inside Line] There's a revamped 2011 Chrysler Sebring on the way. In fact, it's lapping Detroit already. A bounty on the first uncloaked shot to...Read More»

2010 Scion xD
Leftover 2010 Models You Can Buy Cheap

by Sean Tucker Late summer is an excellent time to buy a car, if you're willing to do your research, and this summer is better than most. By this time of year, virtually all car factories are pushing out 2011 models, but many of the outgoing 2010s are sitting unsold. Dealerships were battered by a...Read More»

2010 Nissan Rogue
Five New Car Leases for Under $200 a Month

by Sean Tucker $200 a month: It's less than $7 a day. Sacrifice your daily latte habit, and voila! You have the budget for a new car. In today's market, you have options. There are a number of appealing cars you'd genuinely enjoy owning available for less than $200 a month. They're lease deals...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Today at High Gear Media: Sonata Steering, Paris Previews

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is being checked out for a steering defect--not an official recall, but the stirrings of one? [TheCarConnection] Fiat is signing up 165 Chrysler dealers to sell the teensy 500 and possibly some Alfa Romeos. [TheCarConnection] A trio of High Gear Media editors have driven the...Read More»

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