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2011-2015 Hyundai Sonata, Sonata Hybrid recalled to repair seatbelts: 978,000 cars affected
2011-2015 Hyundai Sonata, Sonata Hybrid recalled to repair seatbelts: 978,000 cars affected

Hyundai has issued a massive recall of Sonata and Sonata Hybrid vehicles from the 2011-2015 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the seatbelts in those vehicles might detach during collisions. ALSO SEE: 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid to top range, start from...Read More»

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2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid recalled for faulty sunroof: nearly 63,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Hyundai is recalling nearly 63,000 Sonata Hybrid vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cars' sunroofs may detach from the vehicles while the cars are in motion. In similar situations, the problem often lies with the bonding...Read More»

2014 Kia Soul
Hyundai & Kia Cough Up $395 Million To Address Misstated MPGs

In the fall of 2012, Hyundai and Kia were staring down the barrel of some massively bad press. Consumers had complained so long and so loudly about real-world gas mileage compared to the two brands' fuel economy claims, the EPA decided to investigate. The findings landed Hyundai and Kia squarely on...Read More»

2013 Kia Soul
Hyundai, Kia Owners Seek $775 Million Over Fuel Economy Fibs

Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that not one, not two, but 13 Hyundai and Kia models failed to meet their advertised fuel-economy ratings, a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the two Korean automakers. According to Reuters, the suit -- which hasn't...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
EPA Red-Flags Hyundai Elantra, Kia Sorento, 11 Others For Gas Mileage Ratings

The Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that Hyundai and Kia misstated fuel economy stats on 13 models from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years, including on best-sellers such as the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Sorento. As a result the Korean automakers have been ordered to amend window...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»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Priced From $25,850

Pricing for the mid-size 2012 Sonata Hybrid, just announced by Hyundai, begins at $25,850, excluding $760 destination charge. This is good news for consumers in the market for a stylish five-passenger sedan that's rated at 40 mpg highway fuel economy. And the starting price is just $55 higher than...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»

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at 2010 New York Auto Show
Will You Be Able To Buy A 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid For $20K?

Hyundai is projecting a base price of around $25,000 for its upcoming Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, which launches this fall, but thanks to tax credits, a buyer might be able to pick one up for even less. A federal tax credit on purchases of hybrids that has been in place since 2006 can help buyers save...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Report: Hyundai Planning Dedicated Hybrid

Hyundai already has a Sonata Hybrid on the way, and now reports are surfacing that the company is planning a dedicated hybrid model that will have its own platform. The target date for this dedicated hybrid is 2012, with a plug-in model to follow for 2013. Powertrain details are sketchy, but it...Read More»

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