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2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Road Test
2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Road Test

Crossover SUVs are some of the most popular new cars on the road today--and the competition is brutal. From the Honda CR-V to the Ford Escape to the Nissan Rogue, there are plenty of excellent choices at the smaller end of the sport-ute spectrum. This year, you can add the Hyundai Tucson to the...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Seat Belt Flaw: 140,000 Owners In U.S., Canada Affected

Hyundai Motor Company is issuing a recall for select Hyundai Sonata sedans from the 2015 model year. According to Auto News, some of those vehicles may be equipped with flawed seat belt buckles, which could dramatically increase the risk of injury to occupants. ALSO SEE: Senators Intro Bill To...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Accent
2015 Hyundai Accent Recalled For Airbag Problem That Puts Kids At Risk

Hyundai has announced a recall of select Accent vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from software flaw that could increase the risk of injury to children during a collision. The problem...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos
2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Preview

Here in America, we’re hitting peak crossover. It’s not enough to have one or two family-friendly SUVs—better to have three or four, and one of them better be small. That’s been the job of the Hyundai Tucson since it was new in 2010. It’s the entry into Hyundai’s...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2015 Hyundai Genesis Recalled To Fix Leaky Lights

Hyundai Motor America has announced a recall of the 2015 Genesis. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the model has a leak that could allow water into the taillight. ALSO SEE: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Video Road Test That in itself may not seem like a big deal. After all...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
2008-2010 Hyundai Elantra, 2009-2010 Elantra Touring Recalled For Power Steering Failure

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 205,000 Elantra and Elantra Touring models registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may lose power steering while they're in motion, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: The Car...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Video

The Elantra GT may share its name with Hyundai's best-selling compact sedan--but in reality, it's a different vehicle, one that comes originally from Europe. And that's why it attracts competition from cars like the VW Golf and Ford Focus. ALSO READ: 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Preview This year, the...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis IIHS Top Safety Pick+
The Safest Cars, 2016 Honda Pilot, Bentley SUV: The Week In Reverse

Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns. Some vehicles simply don’t make the cut in occupant safety. This week, The Car Connection examined the field of new 2015 models to recommend the safest...Read More»

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Hyundai & Kia Fined $360 Million For Faulty MPG Claims (None Of Which Will Fund Electric Cars)

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to a massive $360 million fine, following a two-year-long investigation of the Korean automakers by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Added to the $395 million that Hyundai and Kia have paid to vehicle owners, the companies will have forked over $755 million for...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis, 2011 Hyundai Equus Recalled For Lighting Glitch

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 43,000 Genesis and Equus vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these vehicles suffer from a glitch in their lighting systems that could increase the potential for an...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video Road Test

Bold styling paid off with the last Sonata--but now Hyundai’s changing course with a new sedan that’s more practical, more refined, and less daring. Is that enough to keep up its strong challenge to the Camry, Accord, Fusion, and Altima? We've taken an in-depth look at the new Sonata in...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Hyundai And Kia Fined $300M For Overstating MPG

The federal government has announced that Hyundai Motor and subsidiary Kia Motors will pay $300 million altogether in penalties over fuel economy numbers that were overstated on about 1.2 million vehicles. Of that amount, $100 million will be paid in civil fines, while the companies will forfeit...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
2015 Hyundai Sonata: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The fully redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata is a very different sedan than the radically remade 2011 model that nudged in alongside mid-size mainstays like the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and Honda Accord. In fact, with the calmer design, more laid-back demeanor, and almost obsequoius look and feel...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis might still not be a luxury car by your definition, but it’s a great luxury car as we see it—in that it looks and feels special, performs well, tops the safety charts, and perhaps most importantly, offers a lot of features (and a lot of car) for a sticker price...Read More»

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Judge Cuts Hyundai's Fine To $73 Million In Montana Wrongful Death Suit

In May of this year, a jury in Montana ruled against Hyundai, siding with the families of two teenage boys who died in a 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. The jury set a massive, $240 million penalty, which Hyundai subsequently appealed. According to Auto News, the judge in the case has now cut that fine by...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
One Of The Safest: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Earns Five-Star Rating

The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata has now secured a place in the top tier of affordable mid-size sedans for safety-conscious shoppers. It's been tested by the federal government, and in ratings recently released has earned an excellent five stars both overall and in frontal and side-impact...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Issues $55 Million Apology For Overstating Fuel Economy On The South Korean Santa Fe

In the fall of 2012, Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, were making headlines (not the good kind). Numerous Hyundai and Kia owners in the U.S. had written to the Environmental Protection Agency, complaining that their vehicles' fuel economy wasn't as good as Hyundai and Kia had promised. The EPA...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis
Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009-2012 Genesis

Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Genesis recall...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»

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