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Hyundai Sonata Family Sedan Wins TheCarConnection Best Car to Buy 2011
Hyundai Sonata Family Sedan Wins TheCarConnection Best Car to Buy 2011

The votes are in and, while it was close, the editors of TheCarConnection choose the Hyundai Sonata family sedan as the 2011Best Car to Buy 2011. Here at FamilyCarGuide, we know the competition was tough – all the finalists are incredible in their own right. But the Hyundai Sonata just merits...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T
2011 Hyundai Sonata: The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2011

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2011 is the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The 2011 Sonata tops The Car Connection's numeric ratings among all vehicles with a base price of less than $50,000, including destination. That it does so at a base price of $19,995 is a testament to the thorough transformation...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
High Fuel Efficiency Gains From Gas Engines And More On The Horizon

Unless consumers have been hiding under a rock, the news is out there over the federal government’s proposed plans to develop new standards for light-duty vehicles for model years 2017 to 2025. These will be tougher standards that pick up on the previously-announced rulemaking governing...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»

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 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»

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»

2011 Sonata SE: Mid-size sedan, full-size hit

Sonata SE:  Ramp Up Output Hyundai has a problem! It cannot mint enough Sonatas.  Due to soaring demand for its swept-side sedan, Hyundai shifted production of its Santa Fe crossover to Kia’s Georgia plant.  This change and more workers should increase Sonata output at Hyundai’s Alabama...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive
Feds Investigate Potential Steering Issue In 2011 Hyundai Sonata

U.S. officials are investigating a potential steering issue, on the new 2011 Hyundai Sonata. The defect investigation, opened by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), looks into a steering-hardware failure that could lead to loss of vehicle...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
Midsize Cars Cheaper Than Their Small Cousins

Not too long ago, if you wanted a small car for the fuel economy, but wanted to be surrounded by creature comforts and enjoy the drive, you were out of luck. All that has changed now. The new small cars reaching dealerships this summer can be equipped as borderline luxury cars, with leather...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View
Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the top of TheCarConnection's lists for best family sedans and small crossovers. It's showing in their sales numbers--the...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Top Five Affordable Family Cars

The economy is still sputtering its way out of the recession, and families on a budget will be looking to save money as they shop for new cars this fall. With that in mind, we take a look at five family vehicles that will appeal to the budget minded. Before we start, a few rules. We are looking at...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Today at High Gear Media: Sonata Hybrid, Tesla and A Melted Italia

Just when you think you've seen enough green, High Gear Media is rounding out the week with more coverage of hybrids and electric cars today. Batting lead: the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, which turns in Fusion-like fuel economy and has big tax credits in its arsenal--and sports a comely new front...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai Borrows A Page From Ford's Fiesta Movement

By now, you've probably seen the commercials for Hyundai's new "Uncensored" campaign. They're pretty hard to miss, but on the off-chance that you're not much of a TV person, (a) congratulations, and (b) here you go: In addition to those clips, however, the "Uncensored" campaign also includes an...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T
2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo: First Drive

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is a hit, no doubt. Sales of the swoopy new four-door have more than doubled those of its more conservative ancestors, and the risk to omit all V-6 engines from the Sonata lineup doesn't look like anything but savvy marketing in an era of $3 gas and rising fuel-economy...Read More»

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