Hyundai Sonata News

Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima: Compare Cars
Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima: Compare Cars

In today’s fiercely competitive market for mid-size sedans, shoppers are just as likely to consider the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima as longer-established nameplates like Accord, Camry, or Malibu. That’s no surprise; these two models both earned their place in the top tier fair and...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Sonata
2013 Hyundai Sonata investigated for seatbelt failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2013 Hyundai Sonata following two reports that the car's seatbelts failed to restrain passengers during collisions. You might think that NHTSA would require more than two complaints before initiating a probe...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2016 Hyundai Sonata investigated for suddenly locking brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata. According to agency documents, at least four owners have reported driving the Sonata when its rear brakes locked. More alarmingly, these incidents allegedly occurred without the drivers...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
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
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 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»

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 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»

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»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata to Equal Record Sales Level, Says U.S. CEO

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has been redesigned, and the company is brimming with confidence about the new mid-size sedan. The automaker's U.S. chief, Dave Zuchowski, says the company expects the 2015 Sonata to reach the record sales levels of the 2011 and 2012 models. The mid-size Sonata is currently...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Gets 38 MPG Highway

The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata made a big splash when it debuted at the New York Auto Show, but Hyundai didn’t reveal all of its cards for its newest entry to the highly competitive mid-size sedan segment. We know a new Sonata Hybrid will be showing up at some point, but even before that...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata
2015 Hyundai Sonata Gets New Look, Lower Price

Hyundai revealed the extensively updated 2015 Sonata at the New York Auto Show, and now it has released pricing and option packaging for the mid-size sedan (non-Hybrid trim levels) before it hits dealers this summer. Complementing the restyled looks of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai gave the...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Hyundai Sonata Video: New York Auto Show

The Hyundai Sonata has been a bold move—a bold move that has paid off. Still, it’s time for change after four years. That brings us to this car—the 2015 Hyundai Sonata coming later this year after a world debut at the 2014 New York auto show. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry Video: New...Read More»

2014 Hyundai Sonata
2014 Hyundai Sonata Gets Facelift, Steering Modes, Updated Navigation

With its more daring design and turbocharged engines, the current generation of the Hyundai Sonata broke through from anonymity the instant it was introduced for the 2010 model year. Not only did it become one of our top picks among mid-size sedans; it also helped give Hyundai a more distinctive...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Azera
2006-2011 Hyundai Azera, Sonata Sedans Recalled For Corrosion Issue

Hyundai is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and Sonata sedans in 20 cold-weather or “salt belt” states and the District of Columbia to address a potential corrosion issue. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles...Read More»

2006 Hyundai Sonata
NHTSA Opens Investigation Into Rust On 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata

Safety regulators have begun a preliminary evaluation of rust affecting some 393,000 Hyundai Sonata mid-size cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years. This action by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) comes after the agency’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI)...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Sonata
2012-2013 Hyundai Sonata Recalled For Airbag Issue

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars due to a problem with side curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles potentially affected in the U.S. at 22,512. An additional...Read More»

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