Hyundai Recalls 58,600 Elantra Touring Wagons

Hyundai Recalls 58,600 Elantra Touring Wagons
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A support bracket that could come loose during airbag deployment is causing Hyundai to recall 58,000 of its Elantra Touring hatchbacks from the 2010 to 2012 model years in North America. Continue Reading...

2014 Hyundai Elantra Revealed With Larger, More Powerful Engine

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2014 Hyundai Elantra Revealed With Larger, More Powerful Engine
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Hyundai has officially unveiled the 2014 Elantra lineup at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show adding power and improving the car’s driving feel. Continue Reading...

Most Researched New and Used Cars of 2012: Consumer Reports

Most Researched New and Used Cars of 2012: Consumer Reports
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As 2012 comes to an end, it’s always interesting to see what vehicles were most popular on everyone’s research list for the year. Continue Reading...

Hyundai Elantra GT Tuned to Make More than 600 HP

Hyundai Elantra GT Tuned to Make More than 600 HP
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No stranger to modifying cars, Bisimoto Engineering will head to the 2012 SEMA Show with a customized Hyundai Elantra GT. Continue Reading...

EPA vs CAFE: The Two Sides of Fuel Economy Numbers

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EPA vs CAFE: The Two Sides of Fuel Economy Numbers
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  Fuel economy numbers are more important now than ever before, as gas prices continue to rise in North America. Recently Dodge came under criticism for announcing its upcoming Dart compact will get 40 mpg combined. An impressively high number, even a class-leading car like the Hyundai Elantra, which gets 40 mpg highway, only achieves… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Elantra Crushed by Shipping Container

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Hyundai Elantra Crushed by Shipping Container
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Now here’s something you don’t see everyday. Strong winds out in South Korea managed to push a container on top of a Hyundai Elantra, making it appear to be a low rider cruising with a hydraulic suspension.  Thankfully no one was injured in this freak accident, and surprisingly the Elantra held up pretty well which… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Elantra Blue on the Horizon?

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Hyundai Elantra Blue on the Horizon?
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Hyundai offered a 2010 model year Elantra Blue briefly, featuring a manual transmission and special gear ratios helping it to achieve better fuel economy than a standard Elantra. Now it appears that the Korean automaker might revive the Blue package for its compact Elantra. On the EPA’s fuel economy website, Hyundai has a listing for… Continue Reading...

Consumer Watchdog Urges Hyundai to Pull 40-MPG Claim from Elantra Ads

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Consumer Watchdog Urges Hyundai to Pull 40-MPG Claim from Elantra Ads
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Consumer Watchdog is not backing down from its bid of calling out Hyundai‘s MPG claims for their popular Elantra, and has now issued out a letter to Hyundai’s CEO asking the company to pull its prominent 40-mpg claims from car’s advertisements until the EPA re-tests the model. Elantra owners from around the country are reporting… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Builds 1 Millionth Sonata At Alabama Plant

Hyundai Builds 1 Millionth Sonata At Alabama Plant
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The 1 millionth Hyundai Sonata rolled off the line on July 29 2011 at the Alabama manufacturing facility, marking a historic milestone for the Korean automaker. A small celebration last Friday was held at the plant, as a 2012 Limited Edition 2.0 Turbo with a radiant silver paint finish, marked the event . Employees of… Continue Reading...

Chevy Cruze Tops Americas Best Selling Cars in June

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Chevy Cruze Tops Americas Best Selling Cars in June
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The Japanese earthquake disaster and the resulting supply disruption mixed up the Top 10 best-selling vehicles in June, allowing the Chevrolet Cruze compact to top the chart in the US, a spot usually reserved for the Toyota Camry. The Camry did make the Top 10 and was the only Japanese vehicle to do so but… Continue Reading...

Americans Choose Fuel Efficient Compacts Over Hybrids

Americans Choose Fuel Efficient Compacts Over Hybrids
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Even with high gas prices, Americans are choosing fuel effiecient compacts with conventional gas engines over pricier gas-electric hybrids. Sales have steadily increased with the Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze while hybrids are showing little activity. Hybrid sales in the U.S peaked in July,2009 peaking at 3.6% and last month sales were down… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Elantra Coupe To Debut At 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Hyundai Elantra Coupe To Debut At 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
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The all-new Hyundai Elantra Coupe will debut this fall at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, with Hyundai is hoping this new coupe will eat into Honda Civic Coupe sales. The basic powertrain will likely come from the sedan which is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder producing 148-hp and 131 lb-ft of torque. Hyundai is also likely to… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Announces 5 Million Units Sold in Europe

Hyundai Announces 5 Million Units Sold in Europe
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Hyundai officially announced that its has sold 5 million vehicles in Europe since it first began retail operations in 1977. The first Hyundai Pony was imported to Europe in 1977 and the five millionth vehicle was in i30, which was launched in 2007 and has sold just over 320,000 units throughout Europe. Hyundai has managed… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Elantra Recall Affects 190,000 Models for Airbag Problems

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Hyundai Elantra Recall Affects 190,000 Models for Airbag Problems
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Hyundai has recalled over 190,000 Elantra models over concerns that the passenger side airbags might not work properly. The Elantras were from the last generation, built from July 2006 to November 2008, and cover model years 2007 to 2009. The recall deals with a defect in the airbag seat sensor that detects a person’s weight… Continue Reading...
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