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Hyundai's new airbag system aims to protect in secondary collisions
Hyundai's new airbag system aims to protect in secondary collisions

Hyundai on Monday revealed its new multi-collision airbag system, which aims to keep drivers and passengers safe in the event of a secondary impact. Secondary crashes are collisions that occur after the initial impact. For instance, if a driver sideswipes another vehicle and the impact is not great...Read More»

2014 Kia Optima
Hyundai, Kia recall 168,000 vehicles over fire risk

About 168,000 Kia and Hyundai sedans and crossover SUVs are subject to a recall over a fire risk, the automakers said Wednesday. At fault is a fuel pump and fuel pump outlet that could leak flammable gasoline. The recall covers 2011 through 2014 Kia Optima, Sorento, and Sportage models, and 2013...Read More»

Genesis G80 concept with holographic augmented reality navigation system
Hyundai shows off holographic head-up navigation system

Hyundai and its partner WayRay unveiled on Tuesday a prototype for a holographic head-up display system at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show. The new system projects functions usually reserved for infotainment screens or gauge clusters–navigation, for one–on the windshield. Unlike a...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe fingerprint scanner technology in China
Hyundai introduces fingerprint scanner to unlock cars in China

Chinese drivers will be able to lock and unlock the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe just as they do their smartphones and laptop computers. Hyundai revealed the Chinese-market 2019 Santa Fe at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition last weekend and it also unveiled fingerprint-scanning technology...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Palisade first drive
2020 Hyundai Palisade first drive review: Enter Sandman

Sleep is underrated. Underrated like Vermont as a state, pepper as a spice, or veggie as a pizza. Many of us sleep on, well, sleep. Any parent, new or old, will tell you that bed time is a sacrosanct ritual, Holy Communion with Oreos and milk. If I’m saying the 2020 Hyundai Palisade makes me...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra goes 1 million miles
Meet the woman who drove a 2013 Hyundai Elantra 1 million miles

Most owners celebrate when their car's odometer turns over 100,000 miles, but for Farrah Haines that was a mere early footnote in the life of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra. Haines' Elantra recently clocked 1 million miles—in just five years. She's a delivery who puts on about 200,000 annually...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive
What's New for 2019: Hyundai

For 2019, Hyundai begins what's expected to be a two-year shuffle of its popular crossover SUVs. If you're in the market now, you may want to take some notes. Last year's Santa Fe Sport was dropped and replaced by a redesigned Santa Fe. What was called Santa Fe last year is renamed Santa Fe XL for...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Palisade, 2018 LA Auto Show
2020 Hyundai Palisade crossover first look: Big SUV doesn't fall far from family tree

The 2020 Hyundai Palisade crossover SUV that appeared Wednesday is a new name from the automaker, even if it's not a new idea. The three-row crossover that made its debut at the 2018 LA Auto Show takes over as the full-size family rig from Hyundai for the outgoing Santa Fe XL, which also had three...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Hyundai Ioniq recalled over electrical fault

An electrical component that many not have been installed properly and could lead to the risk of a fire prompted Hyundai on Tuesday to recall about 10,600 hybrid and plug-in vehicles. The recall covers 2017 and 2018 Hyundai Ioniq hybrids and 2018 Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. MORE: Read our 2019...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Tucson
Active safety tech bumps 2019 Hyundai Tucson crossover SUV price to $24,245

The updated 2019 Hyundai Tucson that's arriving in dealers now costs about $700 more than last year's crossover SUV, the automaker said last week. That price hike isn't without merit, however: Active safety features and smartphone integration are newly standard on the refreshed 2019 Tucson. The...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive
Hyundai Santa Fe: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

With its sharp styling, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe stands out among crossover SUVs lined up at carpool or in the Target parking lot. MORE: Follow all our Best Car To Buy 2019 news as we name a winner Its squinting headlights are just one of the reasons it earned a nomination to our Best Car To Buy...Read More»

2015 Kia Soul
Group calls on Hyundai, Kia to recall 2.9 million vehicles for fire risk

The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety called on Hyundai and Kia on Friday to recall 2.9 million cars and SUVs in the U.S. for fire risk due to reported consumer concerns. The group noted there have been more than 220 complains to the NHTSA about fires since 2010 and another 200 about melted wires...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Kona
2019 Hyundai Kona adds active safety tech, sees modest price hike

The 2019 Hyundai Kona will cost $20,970, about $500 more than last year's model, thanks to a suite of newly standard active safety tech. Automatic emergency braking, active lane control, and a driver attention monitoring system were previously grouped in costly option packages only available on...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe earns top marks in latest crash tests

The insurance industry-funded IIHS said Friday that the redesigned 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe crossover SUV earned its Top Safety Pick+ award when equipped with optional LED headlights. The headlights are standard on the Santa Fe Limited and Ultimate trim levels. Other Santa Fe trims—SE and...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive: Name a better deal

That the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe name now applies to a spacious, five-seat family crossover SUV is no surprise. For Hyundai, “Santa Fe” is kept for the people-pleasing tall wagon that’s less offensive than Thomas Kinkade. The automaker’s blitz of new SUVs to complement its...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Kona first drive
2018 Hyundai Kona aces IIHS crash testing, earns Top Safety Pick+ nod in top trim

Versions of the 2018 Hyundai Kona built after May earned the top award from independent testers, the IIHS announced Friday. The small crossover earned top "Good" scores on all crash tests, including the new passenger-side small overlap test, and its headlights on Limited and Ultimate trims were...Read More»

2018 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T
Not so sporty: 2019 Hyundai Sonata Sport drops turbo

What’s in a name? Everything but a turbocharged engine, according to Hyundai. The 2019 Hyundai Sonata Sport+ will unfortunately no longer be offered with a turbo, according to a report by CarsDirect. The 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine fitted to the 2018 Sonata Sport, rated at 245 horsepower, will...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
What's in a name? Hyundai's crossover SUV lineup shuffles names, seats

Getting the sizes right for Hyundai's range of crossover SUVs is hard enough, and its turntable of names isn't any easier. This month and next month, Hyundai will begin selling the 2019 Santa Fe and 2019 Santa Fe XL at dealers across the country. Those names should sound vaguely familiar, even the...Read More»

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Hyundai Elantra debuts: Compact car adds safety tech, gets edgier look

The 2019 Hyundai Elantra bowed at a media event in Park City, Utah, on Tuesday night. With updated styling, larger standard wheels, and more safety gear, the 2019 Elantra is a more conservative approach to a sedan that broke the mold for others in its segment only a few years ago. All trims above...Read More»

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