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 |  Jul 07 2014, 7:31 AM


If you’re waiting for the next-generation Hyundai Sonata hybrid model to arrive at dealerships, you have a while to wait.

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 |  Jul 07 2014, 6:00 AM

Rallying for a Cause


Rally North America (RNA) is quickly becoming one of the premiere charity road rally organizations in the country. Now in the organization’s fifth year of existence, the 2014 Rally US 50 is set to begin today as 80 cars line up at the starting line in Martinsburg, W.Va. For the next five days, 160 people will be driving roughly 2,000 miles crisscrossing the back roads of America, arriving in Pueblo, Colo. on July 11.
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 |  Jul 02 2014, 9:02 AM


Hyundai’s heavily styled Veloster hatchback might not get a second crack at the market.

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 |  Jul 02 2014, 8:09 AM


The next Hyundai Genesis Coupe might be getting a dose of eight-cylinder muscle.

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 |  Jul 01 2014, 10:53 AM


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.

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 |  Jun 27 2014, 12:09 PM

You Get What You Pay For

Top 11 Cars With Best Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when obtaining a new vehicle, especially if you plan on leasing. How much it’s worth at the end of the contract has a huge impact on how much you’ll be paying each month. Which cars on the market today hold their value best? The folks at ALG have it all figured out. In no particular order, here they are.

 |  Jun 19 2014, 6:45 PM


Hyundai has expanded its 2015 Sonata lineup with a new Eco model.

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 |  Jun 11 2014, 9:32 AM


Hyundai customers in California are getting the first crack at owning a hydrogen-powered crossover from the South Korean company.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 2:00 PM

Car Wars Main Art

The analysts and number crunchers at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch released the findings of their latest Car Wars study, a report that tracks industry product trends. The results are surprising; market-share fluctuations are expected to remain small. But Ford and Honda are both projected to gain in the coming years with Nissan on track to lose share.

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 |  Jun 03 2014, 12:32 PM

Hyundai Accent Five-Point Inspection


Starting at $15,455, the Hyundai Accent has long been a value proposition in the sub-compact segment and for 2014, the car gets a few more standard features.

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 |  Jun 03 2014, 8:32 AM


The 2014 Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX is now available at dealerships nationwide.

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 |  May 29 2014, 7:05 AM


Hyundai‘s lineup continues to evolve with the debut of an all-new premium sedan as well as an updated version of its full-size Azera model.

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Should I Buy a Used Hyundai Santa Fe?

2007 - 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe Used Car Review

 |  May 28 2014, 1:05 PM


For 2007, Hyundai introduced its second-generation Santa Fe crossover with an all-new platform and smoother styling. Starting with the 2007 model year, the Santa Fe grew in size, bringing an optional third row of seats.

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 |  May 27 2014, 3:18 PM


For the first time since the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) started releasing its ‘greenest automaker award,’ Honda did not take the crown.

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 |  May 22 2014, 11:03 AM

2015 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai has released pricing for the refreshed 2015 Sonata, starting $300 cheaper than its predecessor as $21,960 including delivery charges. 

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 |  May 20 2014, 9:02 PM


Get ready California, Hyundai’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are here.

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 |  May 18 2014, 6:15 PM


Over 140,000 Hyundai Tucsons are being recalled in order to secure their air bag assemblies.

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 |  May 12 2014, 1:45 PM


Though it may be hard to see under all the camouflage, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo is getting a facelift.

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 |  May 09 2014, 9:45 AM


Massive auto dealerships with large glass walls complete with hanging cars are usually reserved for luxury car dealerships, but not for long.  

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 |  Apr 20 2014, 10:09 AM


Hyundai might be saying that its ix25 is exclusive to the Chinese market, but it could be a preview of a compact crossover that will be launching in the U.S. in 2016.

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 |  Apr 16 2014, 10:15 AM


Call it a slam dunk, a home run or a knockout, but one way or another Hyundai has a winner on its hands at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

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 |  Apr 14 2014, 7:15 PM


Hyundai is working on its own line of commercial vehicles and it’s a secret. 

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 |  Apr 11 2014, 12:32 PM

Ask AutoGuide No. 43

Ask AutoGuide No. 43

The large, rear-wheel-drive sedan is a uniquely American phenomenon. Like bison, they used to roam free across the continent in an enormous herd that couldn’t be numbered, not even with an industrial-size abacus. But just like their furry, hoofed counterparts these cars have all but disappeared, victims of that relentless and unstoppable force called progress.

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 |  Apr 04 2014, 7:41 PM


Editors Note: Hyundai spokesman Jim Trainor has contacted AutoGuide to clarify the original report below. Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski did in fact confirm that a new Tucson would arrive next year, however, that model is separate from a proposed sub-compact crossover that has not yet been given the green light for production.

Hyundai is planning to go smaller in the crossover segment with an all-new model debuting in 2016.

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