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2007-2008 Hyundai Entourage Recalled For Corrosion Problem
2007-2008 Hyundai Entourage Recalled For Corrosion Problem

As fall slips into winter, cities, counties, and states across the northern U.S. begin readying their stockpiles of salts for icy roads. During cold weather, salts and other treatments help keep drivers safe, but they can also wreak havoc on our cars. Just last week, for example, the 2006-2012 Kia...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Genesis
2009-2012 Hyundai Genesis Recalled For Braking Problem, 43,500 Vehicles Affected

Brake problems seem to be going around. Last week, Nissan recalled the Armada and Titan because of a dodgy brake master cylinder, and just yesterday, Honda recalled over 344,000 Odyssey minivans for "unexpected braking". Now, Hyundai has jumped on the braking bandwagon with a recall for 2009-2012...Read More»

2014 Hyundai Sonata
2014 Hyundai Sonata Gets Facelift, Steering Modes, Updated Navigation

With its more daring design and turbocharged engines, the current generation of the Hyundai Sonata broke through from anonymity the instant it was introduced for the 2010 model year. Not only did it become one of our top picks among mid-size sedans; it also helped give Hyundai a more distinctive...Read More»

Money and car keys
Nissan & Hyundai Use Government Shutdown As Selling Tool

Remember the Super Bowl blackout? Of course you do. But you probably don't recall its effect on gameplay so much as the comments it inspired in the media. And of those, none was more talked about than a simple tweet from Oreos, which reminded followers that "You can still dunk in the dark". Such...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Recalled For Front Axle Failure

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year Santa Fe Sport crossover SUVs to correct an issue that may cause front axle fracture and failure. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Azera
2006-2011 Hyundai Azera, Sonata Sedans Recalled For Corrosion Issue

Hyundai is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and Sonata sedans in 20 cold-weather or “salt belt” states and the District of Columbia to address a potential corrosion issue. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
NHTSA Launches Investigation Of 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. According to a summary report posted to the agency's website, NHTSA has been contacted by two Santa Fe owners who say that the right-front axle shafts on their vehicles have failed. Why...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Azera
2012-2013 Hyundai Azera Recalled For Airbag Sensor Glitch

Hyundai is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 model-year Azera sedans to fix a problem with the front passenger airbag sensor. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall in the United States at 5,200...Read More»

2008 Hyundai Tiburon
Hyundai Ordered To Pay $14 Million For Airbag Flaw: Are You At Risk?

For the second time in a year, South Korean automaker Hyundai has been accused of using flawed airbag systems. Last fall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into the 2011-2013 Elantra after a driver suffered severe lacerations when a dodgy side airbag...Read More»

Screencap from the 'Pipe Job' ad for the Hyundai iX35 FCEV
Worst Ad Of The Week: Hyundai Finds Hilarity In Suicide

(NOTE: If the video embedded above has been taken down, just zip on over to your video-sharing site of choice and search for "Hyundai Pipe Job". A certain automaker would be wise to remember that the internet is forever.) The world is full of bad advertising. Sometimes, ads fail through no fault of...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan
Hyundai Elantra Recalled For Airbag Problem

In an action from the major electrical-problem recall announced this week by the automaker, Hyundai is also recalling certain 2011 through 2013 Elantra compact cars for a problem with airbags. An official safety recall notice posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai, Kia Recall Affects 1.7 Million Vehicles With Electrical Problems

In the largest-ever recall affecting Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia, Hyundai is recalling more than one million vehicles for electrical problems, while its sister company, Kia, will recall some 623,000 vehicles to address the same problem. A Hyundai recall notice posted on the National Highway...Read More»

Kia Mojave concept
Will Your Next Pickup Be A Hyundai?

Pickup sales are booming. In fact, trucks are on track to be the biggest sellers of 2013, thanks to the recovery of the U.S. housing and construction markets. So it should come as no surprise that Hyundai is considering the addition of a pickup to its lineup. If that sounds familiar, it's because...Read More»

2006 Hyundai Sonata
NHTSA Opens Investigation Into Rust On 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata

Safety regulators have begun a preliminary evaluation of rust affecting some 393,000 Hyundai Sonata mid-size cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years. This action by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) comes after the agency’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI)...Read More»

Car lot
Analysts Say More Cars Sold In March Than Any Month Since August 2007

Official stats on March auto sales won't be available until next week, but analysts are already predicting a bang-up month. In fact, the folks at Kelly Blue Book think March could be the best month for new car sales since before the Great Recession. In all, KBB expects to see 1,450,000 vehicle...Read More»

From the Ford Fiesta Movement campaign
Young Buyers Turn Their Backs On Japan, Look To Detroit & South Korea

The data is clear: folks under 35 aren't as interested in owning a car as their parents and grandparents were. But that doesn't mean they've given up on cars entirely -- and when they do need a set of wheels, they're spending less time loitering on the lots of Toyota, Honda, and other Japanese...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo  -  Driven
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: Driven

Ever since our first drive of the standard Hyundai Veloster, we'd been pining for the Veloster Turbo. In fact, after hatching plans to make the Veloster one of our inaugural long-term test cars (there are plenty of Six Month Road Test Veloster exploits to catch up on), we kept second-guessing...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test
Hyundai Veloster Recall For Shattering Sunroofs Expands

In an expansion of an earlier recall of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster for the potential of panoramic sunroofs to shatter without warning during vehicle use, the Korean automaker is now recalling an additional 6100 2012 model year Velosters over the same issue. A notice on the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid  -  First Drive, 10/2012
Poll: Toyota Recovers U.S. Reputation, As Chrysler And GM Lag

Toyota hasn't just bounced back, with one of the strongest reputations among automakers in the U.S. It is the most highly regarded auto-sector company in the U.S. So says one of the preeminent measures of company reputation, the 2013 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient (RQ), from Harris Interactive...Read More»

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