Hyundai Elantra News

The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars Include Lincolns and Lexuses?
The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars Include Lincolns and Lexuses?

There are green car lists, high fuel economy lists, and then there’s TrueCar’s annual Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars” list, which rates all new vehicles on sale in the new model year by gas mileage. The list is valuable in comparing fuel costs for highly fuel-efficient cars at...Read More»

2011 Lexus ES 350
Lexus, MINI Snag Top Spots In J.D. Power And Associates 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index Study

Luxury brand Lexus and mass-market brand MINI are the top winners in the J.D. Power and Associates' (JDPA) 2011 U.S. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study. The study looks at owner satisfaction for visits to dealers’ service departments for maintenance and repair work during the first three...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
Best 2011 Affordable Small Cars for Six Footers

Six-foot drivers looking for an affordable small car that is also comfortable enough to accommodate their needs for head room and leg room have several good choices in these 2011 – and one 2012 -- models. And, should your passengers also be on the tallish side, some of these picks are equally...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Family Cars Rule: Kiplinger’s 2011 Best New Car Values - New Models

If you’re looking for a great value on a new family vehicle – and want a new model – Kiplinger has 11 suggestions that might make a good choice. The publication’s 2011 Best New Car Values: New Models includes eight foreign and three domestic picks in 11 different categories...Read More»

2011 Nissan Altima sedan
Consumer Reports’ 2011 Top Picks: Good Value In Affordable Style

It’s always fun to see top 10 lists, including the annual one from Consumer Reports ranking the best vehicles in 10 categories. This year, Consumer Reports’ 2011 Top Picks demonstrate one point very clearly: there’s plenty of good value, affordable vehicles available with plenty...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Takes A Strong Lead In Sales-Weighted Fuel Economy

The 2011 Toyota Prius remains the highest-mileage gasoline non-plug-in vehicle on the U.S. market, at an EPA-rated 51 mpg city, 48 highway, but when you look at sales-weighted averages, the fleet of new cars that Hyundai is selling, as a whole, beats that of Toyota. The sales and pricing data...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
Sorento, Mustang, G37, Elantra Among CR's Top Picks For 2011

Kia has muscled past GM and Toyota to earn itself a spot on Consumer Reports' Top Picks list for 2011. The 2011 Kia Sorento is this year's top pick in the Family SUV category and takes that spot from the Chevrolet Traverse; in previous years that spot had also been held by the Toyota Highlander and...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback
2012 Ford Focus: Looking Fab At 40 (MPG)

Photos and information on the redesigned 2012 Ford Focus aren’t news, but certification by the EPA of 40 mpg highway is. Specifically, Ford confirms EPA certification of the 2012 Ford Focus SE with SFE (Super Fuel Economy) package and six-speed automatic transmission at an estimated 28 mpg...Read More»

2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle
2011 Greenest Vehicles List: A Baker’s Dozen of Diverse Cars

Think you know the greenest cars motoring down the road for 2011? You may be right in some of your picks, but a few others may surprise you. In its 14th annual environmental ratings, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) list of 2011 Greenest Vehicles is a mixed bag of...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4-door Auto S Angular Front Exterior View
2011 Jetta 2.0: Slowest Gas VW In A Decade

The new, redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Jetta caused a stir when a new budget model was introduced with a $16k base price. That price undercuts smaller cars that compete in a class under the Jetta, so it is certainly noteworthy. However, once you find out what you get for that price, it suddenly seems...Read More»

Hyundai's "Prepare to be Deprogrammed" ad campaign for Super Bowl XLV
Hyundai Puts On Tinfoil Hat, Exposes Compact Car Brainwashing

Have you ever heard of backmasking? Neither had we, but that's because we're not conspiracy theorists living in our mother's basement, and we never bought into the Beatles' White Album "Paul is dead" hoax. Hyundai's higher-ups, however, are a different story. The first, and most interesting, of two...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra’s New Trend: Heated Rear Seats

As another massive snowstorm hits the Northeast, I’m reading the specifications sheet for the newly redesigned 2011 Hyundai Elantra Limited model. Imagine my surprise when I see that this stylish, economical compact boasts front and rear heated seats. Will this be the making of a new trend?...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai Records Increase In Sales And Profits

Readers of this website know that I’m a big fan of the Hyundai Motor Company. When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, it was well-known in the industry that Hyundai was the up-and-coming auto maker in the U.S. They were no longer making cheap cars that didn’t last. Instead...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Kelley Blue Book’s Top Sedan Searches

One of the best websites to research pre-owned vehicle prices is Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com). Last month KBB recorded over 30 million pricing reports on both new and used cars, trucks, and SUVs. It seems Kelley Blue Book has become an industry standard for determining the value of pre-owned...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
More Cheap, Safe New Cars for Teens

What’s the best vehicle to buy for your responsible teen to get around it? You want a reasonably priced one that gets good gas mileage and is equipped with lots of standard safety features. Your teen wants something that looks cool and drives like a hoot. Therein lies the challenge: how to...Read More»

2011 Hundai Sonata Hybrid, La Jolla, California, October 2010
Noxious Emissions Greatly Reduced: The Hyundai Way

In all the hot air and noxious emissions that were spewed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show this week, many a claim was made about zero emissions, reduced carbon footprints and just plain eco-friendliness--with a side order or Mother Earth hugs. Sure, there was performance galore from all the vendors...Read More»

Invisible monkey in Dodge's Year-End Tent Event Sale advertisement
TCC's Top Stories for 2010: PETA Monkeys, The Volt Conflamma, and Flying Cars

We've shown you the most popular reviews on TheCarConnection in 2010--but what about monkeys and PETA, the once and not-future Ranger, Volt lies and flying cars? That's just a cross-section of the most popular news and features that crossed the High Gear Media wires this year. Whether you came in...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Hyundai Elantra First Drive Review

The new 2011 Hyundai Elantra has potential for greatness. Of course Hyundai’s design renaissance is no longer a secret. If awards were given for the most improved styling of a product line, Hyundai—and indeed its sister brand Kia—would easily be at the top of the list. And now we...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Today at High Gear Media: Elantra First Drive, Chrysler 300

The doubters can argue, but with the 2011 Hyundai Elantra coming out soon, it's hard to argue Civic and Corolla as default best buys. [TheCarConnection] The 2011 Chrysler 300 isn't quite ready for the first-drive circuit, but the details are gushing out--and so are the photos. [MotorAuthority]...Read More»

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