Hyundai Equus News

2012 Hyundai Genesis, 2011-2013 Hyundai Equus recalled to fix wiper problem
2012 Hyundai Genesis, 2011-2013 Hyundai Equus recalled to fix wiper problem

Back in October, General Motors recalled nearly 30,000 SUVs to replace a faulty windshield wiper motor cover that could cause motors to overheat and catch fire. Now, the manufacturer of that cover, Valeo, is causing headaches for Hyundai, which is recalling more than 18,000 Genesis and Equus...Read More»

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2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis, 2011 Hyundai Equus Recalled For Lighting Glitch

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 43,000 Genesis and Equus vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these vehicles suffer from a glitch in their lighting systems that could increase the potential for an...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Equus  -  Driven, August 2012
2012 Hyundai Equus Signature: Driven

For luxury vehicles, brand and brand image really matter. And it's definitely a limiting agent for the Hyundai Equus—a big, comfortable sedan that's appealing, if not a little confounding on its own. Get a luxury-car-owning friend or relative to wear a blindfold for a moment, then get them...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Ups The Ante, Announces Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission

For the 2012 model year, Hyundai is launching an eight-speed automatic transmission in its Genesis and Equus luxury sedans. The transmission, developed by Hyundai in-house, promises to improve acceleration, boost fuel economy and deliver a smoother ride than more traditional six-speed...Read More»

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2012 Hyundai Equus Trades iPad For Paper Manual

By almost anyone’s standards, the 2011 Hyundai Equus is an exceptional automobile at a near bargain-bin price. Depending upon the model you choose, you can even get a reclining and massaging rear passenger seat, as well as a rear beverage chiller and dedicated audio and climate controls. The...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
J.D. Power APEAL Study: Porsche's On Top, But Hyundai Wins Big

J.D. Power’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study looks at how gratifying a new vehicle is to own and drive, based upon owners surveyed three months after purchase or lease of a new vehicle. The study looks at over 80 specific attributes of each new vehicle, and the data...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2011 Hyundai Equus: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

With each redesign and new vehicle, Hyundai has been making steady, significant improvements in safety—to the point that in most segments, its vehicles are now among the best-rated. And now, there's no better vehicle to showcase that progress than its flagship luxury sedan, the Equus, which...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2011 Hyundai Equus Gets Its Owners Manual All Up In Your iPad

Hyundai announced back in February that each Equus would come with an iPad as the owners manual. Well actually, they said a tablet, at the time they didn't confirm or deny it was an iPad. Later, they disclosed it was indeed going to be an iPad that came with the Equus. Hyundai today released the...Read More»

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2011 Hyundai Equus: First Drive

If you're a car company that Hyundai has in its sights, it's a safe bet you're rather alarmed. Hyundai's on a roll. The Korean automaker has marched into new segments, and stolen share from the likes of Chrysler, Nissan and GM with vehicles like the Santa Fe crossover, the Tucson compact ute, and...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Secret Shoppers Give Mercedes-Benz Top Marks For Customer Experience

UPDATED: Pied Piper's Fran O'Hagan sent in some additional comments about this study. See below. If you've ever had the pleasure of working in retail or the service industry, you already know how much fun secret shoppers can be. (For the rest of you: not very.) Over the past four years, the folks...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Equus and Genesis To Get 5.0-liter Tau V-8

Hyundai has already announced that the Equus sedan will be coming to our shores, and now the company is saying that it will be available with a bigger version of the corporate Tau V-8, which will displace 5.0 liters and make 429 horsepower. Oh yeah, and the Genesis sedan will get the larger V-8 as...Read More»

MINI Press Conference, 2010 New York Auto Show
Amazingly for New York, Less IS More at the 2010 Auto Show

Article by Bruce Richter; photographs by Robert Didal. The 2010 New York Auto Show had several themes this year. One was the prevalance and prominence of the greenest solutions, with literally dozens of hybrid and electric vehicles, which I covered on AllCarsElectric.com. The show's second...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2011 Hyundai Equus Preview

• What is it: The new luxury four-door from Hyundai, bigger than the Genesis sedan • Key facts: As long as an S-Class; shares its V-8 with the Hyundai Genesis • On sale: July 2010 • Price: $50,000 - $60,000 With the 2009 Hyundai Genesis successfully launched, the Korean...Read More»

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Buy A 2011 Hyundai Equus, Get An iPad For Your Owner's Manual

Hyundai isn't a name most buyers instantly associate with luxury or higher-end hardware, though those in the know put the Genesis and its new big brother on par with Lexus' best offerings--at a bargain price. And to sweeten the deal, the 2011 Hyundai Equus--the new flagship sedan--gets a "tablet...Read More»

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Hyundai Gets Busy in 2010: Tucson, Equus, Sonata and More

The next 18 months will be busy ones at Hyundai, where four brand-new products are headed to dealers as part of a plan to have the newest, freshest cars and crossovers on the American market. Here's what's in the product plan, according to TCC's sources: Tucson: First up comes a new 2010 Hyundai...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus (Korean-market vehicle)
Not A First Drive: 2011 Hyundai Equus

Editor's Note: For those of you who know it's not really legal to drive Korean-spec cars in the U.S., well, we wouldn't call this news report a "first drive." There may have been some use of the gas pedal, steering, and some suspension motion. A turn signal or two. Definitely some gears changing. A...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Equus
Start Spreadin' The News: Hyundai Equus Slouches Toward The States

When you're in the news biz, your ears tend to perk up when you hear phrases like "off the record" or "just between us". That's why we got a little giddy when we came across this nifty quote about the Hyundai Equus from an "inside source": "You didn't hear it from me... But you wouldn't be far off...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Equus Launches In Korea (With Ball Gown)

"It" brand of the moment Hyundai is having a great news day. First, the CEO of Hyundai USA says that sales of the new, $27,500 Hyundai Genesis Coupe are "simply smoking", and then the company launches its eagerly anticipated Hyundai Equus in its home country of South Korea. And that's on top of...Read More»

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