Hyundai Sonata News

Frugal Shopper: The Most Deeply Discounted New Vehicles
Frugal Shopper: The Most Deeply Discounted New Vehicles

If you're looking for a sweet deal and not too picky about getting the latest and greatest, you have plenty of options. Over the past month the 2010 Ford Ranger has sold at 17 percent below MSRP, on average, and is the most deeply discounted new model, while the 2010 Hyundai Sonata and 2010 Jeep...Read More»

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Video Exclusive: Hyundai Sonata Saves Teens From Their Wild Side

No parent needs reminding (or details) about their teen or young adult childrens' wild side. If anything, it's something many would like to avoid thinking about. But when it comes to safety, it's something worth addressing--particularly behind the wheel. That's the message behind Hyundai's latest...Read More»

Brett Favre in 2011 Hyundai Sonata ad from Super Bowl 2010
2011 Hyundai Sonata Wins Big In Superbowl Ads; Audi, Dodge Less So

The New Orleans Saints weren't the only winners to emerge from Sunday night's Super Bowl (which, by the way, was the most-watched TV show in U.S. history). Automakers like Hyundai also walked away victorious, with varying jumps in web traffic thanks to Super Bowl ads. The 2011 Hyundai Sonata ended...Read More»

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Priced From $19,195

  The 2011 Hyundai Sonata sedan is about to go on sale and in the lead up to its showroom arrival the South Korean automaker has revealed prices for the new car. The latest addition to Hyundai’s lineup is the sixth-generation of the popular nameplate and has been completely redesigned from...Read More»

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Hyundai Enters The Superbowl Fray With Six Ads

Yesterday we mentioned that Kia was making its first-ever foray into Superbowl advertising with a spot for the 2011 Kia Sorento. Now we've learned that Kia's big sister, Hyundai, will also be capitalizing on its 2009 success with some game day ads of its own -- six, in fact. Of that total, two will...Read More»

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Released, Trips on Very Own Nose

The eagerly anticipated 2011 Hyundai Sonata was released today and the only thing that crossed my mind was, "My, what a big nose you have." I may have even cocked my head a bit to the side to see if there were any unfortunate hairs leftover from what must have been a perfunctory trip to use the...Read More»

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2011 Hyundai Sonata: First Look

• What is it?: The next generation of Hyundai's mid-size family sedan • The basics: Exceptional styling, and a hybrid version in the works • On sale: Summer 2010, with a public showing at the Detroit Auto Show • Price: $20,000 (est.) The 2011 Hyundai Sonata is making its world debut today...Read More»

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'Black Friday:' Car Buyers Get Best Deals of the Year

As the old saying goes, hope springs eternal... in the minds of some car marketers. It happens every year about this time. About two weeks before Thanksgiving this year almost exactly two weeks stores begin giving hints of the great deals they'll be giving on Black Friday, the day after Turkey Day...Read More»

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Hyundai Unveils Direct Injection Engine Destined For 2011 Sonata

Direct injection, once the domain of luxury and high-performance models only, will soon be available on a humble Hyundai. The South Korean automaker has unveiled its new 2.4-liter Theta II GDI (gasoline direct injection) that will debut in the 2011 Sonata early next year. With a compression ratio...Read More»

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Report: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Won’t Get V-6 Option

The all-new 2011 Hyundai Sonata isn’t due to make its U.S. debut until the 2010 Detroit Auto Show in January but already we have the first tentative details about its American specifications. The big shocker is that the car will likely miss out on a V-6 engine option, instead being offered...Read More»

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The 2011 Hyundai Sonata: Familiar Styling, Korean Value

Pictures and specs of the newest Sonata from Korea have finally surfaced and it looks very familiar. In fact, everything besides its headlamps and front grill resemble the new Volkswagen CC and Subaru Legacy models (which is not a surprising move from Hyundai). All styling thefts aside, the new...Read More»

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Is the Hyundai Sonata the Best Looking 4-Cylinder Family Sedan?

Price: starting at $18,700 Mileage: 22 city/32 highway Someone really needs to explain this to me: why is the bulbous jellybean styling of both the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry somehow acceptable to so many new car buyers? And how on earth did it come to pass that the most coherent exterior (and...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata spy shots
Spy Shots: 2011 Hyundai Sonata

A few shots of what could be the 2011 Hyundai Sonata have surfaced on the Web. Hyundai-Blog says its photos show the new Sonata during a photo shoot. The pics--one of which is shown here--indicate an ever-more sophisticated look for Hyundai's mainstream four-door sedan. The current car shown below...Read More»

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Midsize Sedans Earn Low Ratings In Fender-Bender Tests

A couple of months ago, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted fender-bender tests on a handful of minicars and subcompacts. The results weren't encouraging, with most scoring poorly, and only a few landing in the "acceptable" range. Now, the IIHS has conducted a second battery of...Read More»

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Hyundai Models Set To Get Stronger, More Fuel-Efficient Fours

Hyundai will install new direct-injection four-cylinder engines in its facelifted 2010 Santa Fe and redesigned 2011 Sonata models, according to information gleaned from an official at the automaker’s Montgomery, Alabama plant by a local paper, the Montgomery Advertiser. The new 2.2-liter...Read More»

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Driven: 2009 Hyundai Sonata

It's been just three years since the latest version went live, but the 2009 Hyundai Sonata smartly updates itself with a new interior and a new four-cylinder engine that makes it the performance equal of many other mid-size classics. And where Camry, Altima and Malibu may win on styling or...Read More»

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Coming This Fall: 2010 Hyundai Tucson, 2011 Sonata Hybrid, and Maybe Equus?

It's shaping up to be a banner fall, if you work at one of the automakers that will still be in business in its current shape come September. That's the case at Hyundai, where the ambitious product strategy has two and maybe three new vehicles in the bullpen for 2009 and early 2010. The first? A...Read More»

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Spied!

  A 2011 Hyundai Sonata sedan is in the works, and this morning's Detroit News has a spy shot of the upcoming four-door. The News reports the sedan's internal project codename is YF. Designed in Hyundai's Orange County, Calif., studios, the new four-door is getting a hybrid companion when it...Read More»

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Hyundai, Kia Post Surprising January Sales Increase

Hyundai posted the highest U.S. auto sales increase for January of 2009. Selling 24,512 vehicles last month brought them a 14.3 percent increase in sales over their results for January of 2008. Corporate sibling Kia also did well, with an increase of 3.5 percent for January. The automaker credits...Read More»

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