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2016-2017 Hyundai Tucson, 2017 Santa Fe recalled for brake light problem
2016-2017 Hyundai Tucson, 2017 Santa Fe recalled for brake light problem

Hyundai is recalling more than 5,600 Tucson and Santa Fe crossovers from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical glitch that could increase the risk of them being rear-ended...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2017 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue: Compare Cars

If you're considering one of the so-called compact crossover models like the Hyundai Tucson or Nissan Rogue, which make great sedan alternatives and good picks for smaller families, chances are you'll find the array of market choices overwhelming. Both of these models compete against the Ford...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for software problem: 41,000 U.S. vehicles affected

Hyundai has announced a recall of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson to fix a software problem that could disable acceleration. The recall affects 41,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that the issue is rooted in the Tucson's transmission...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai updates '17 Tucson with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, upgraded interior

Hyundai's popular Tucson was just redesigned last year, but already the Korean automaker is enhancing the crossover's interior for 2017. Headlining the changes is the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. To get an infotainment system that more or less mirrors a mobile...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
Honda HR-V, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Rogue, and other small SUVs have poor headlights, says IIHS

When most people go shopping for a new car, they go with a list of criteria--features that they absolutely must have in their new ride. These are typically things like good fuel economy, high-tech safety features, intuitive infotainment systems, and, according to some people, cup holders. One item...Read More»

2015 Toyota RAV4, IIHS small front overlap crash test
Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 protect passengers very differently in new IIHS tests: video [UPDATED]

Updated with a statement from Toyota. See below. Back in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety added a new challenge for automakers: the small front overlap test. As you might guess from the name, it was designed to evaluate how well cars protected occupants when vehicles collided with...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2006-2014 Kia Sedona, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2013 Kia Forte recalled: 306,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, have issued three recalls affecting roughly 306,000 vehicles in the U.S.: RECALL #1: 2006-2014 Kia Sedona UNITS AFFECTED: 219,900 RECALL #2: 2016 Hyundai Tucson UNITS AFFECTED: 81,000 These two recalls stem from a problem with the secondary latch that helps keep the...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for lighting glitch

Hyundai is recalling more than 2,200 Tucson crossovers from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with the vehicles' brake lights. The problem is linked to a trailer hitch harness supplied by Mobis Parts America. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "In the affected...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Tucson
2011 Hyundai Tucson, 2011 Kia Forte Recalled For Transmission Fluid Leak

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 21,000 crossovers from the 2011 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may be equipped with poorly made transmission fluid cooler hoses, which could cause transmission fluid to leak and potentially...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Earn 5-Star NCAP, IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson has now joined the 2016 Hyundai Sonata in being able to claim top five-star federal safety ratings from the federal government. For the Tucson, they complement some especially top-notch results released earlier this fall, when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
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»

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»

2011 Hyundai Tucson
2011-2013 Hyundai Tucson Recalled For Incorrectly Installed Driver's Airbag

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that 137,500 Hyundai Tucson crossovers will be recalled in the U.S. because of the improper installation of the driver’s airbag. Affected are Hyundai Tucson models for the 2011 through 2014 model years that were built from...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»

2013 Honda CR-Z (European spec)
Paris Auto Show, Jaguar F-Type, Porsche Panamera: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Volkswagen revealed a concept version of the next-generation GTI at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, and Jaguar revealed the 2014 F-Type. Fisker talked about fuel economy and Audi previewed the upcoming Q2 crossover. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG
2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG, Lucky Nissan GT-R, Chevy Colorado: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, OnStar reports on the most helpful drivers in America and Green Car Reports is nominated for an award. Porsche is working on a plug-in hybrid Panamera and we spied the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. All of this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4-door Auto GLS PZEV Open Doors
2011 Hyundai Tucson GLS: Quick Drive

All images by Anne Proffit Hyundai's smaller crossover, the handsome Tucson was redesigned in 2010 and needed few if any upgrades for the 2011 sales season. Based on a unibody design, the Tucson is very car-like in its responses and very easy to drive and enjoy. After spending a week with a 2011...Read More»

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