The Extra Mile: 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Turbo

Entry Price: $24,950 Price As tested: $33,385 This week, we’re driving the front-drive 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, with a “2.0T” designation on its window sicker. The “2.0T” stands for 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged, meaning this Sport packs a solid punch from its diminutive engine dimensions. A non-turbo entry model starts at $24,950 and comes with a…

Hyundai Sonata Recall: What You Should Know.

Our service manager, Kevin Schechterle explains the recent Hyundai Sonata Recall.You may contact Gary Rome Hyundai at any time with questions about how the recall affects you. 888-637-4279.

Be aware of hidden costs when researching a vehicle purchase

Before you begin car buying research, a good rule of thumb is to spend no more than 20 percent of your monthly income on a car loan payment. People buying a car often forget to consider many of the hidden costs involved in purchasing a vehicle. Some of these hidden costs include depreciation rate, insurance…

Hyundai Dealer Delivers its First Fuel Cell In Northern California

Capitol Hyundai of San Jose, Calif., a member of the Del Grande Dealer Group, has delivered the first zero-emissions Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen electric vehicle in the Northern California region today. According to Capitol Hyundai, it is the fifth qualified dealer for Hyundai’s Tucson Fuel Cell and the first Hyundai fuel cell dealer in Northern California. “Capitol…

2016 Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto earn 5-star safety rating

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra has received a five-star ANCAP rating from Australia’s car safety watchdog. Newcomer to the Australian micro-car market, the Kia Picanto, was also given the top rating. With an overall score of 35.01 out of a possible 37 points, the Elantra scored full marks in a number of areas including side-impact crash testing (16 out of…

Hyundai Appoints Vice Media for Ioniq Launch in Europe

Hyundai Motors Europe has appointed Vice Media to handle the September launch of the Ioniq, its new hybrid and electric car, with a campaign that will shun print advertising. The South Korean automaker’s global in-house agency, Innocean Worldwide – which created three Super Bowl spots for the brand this year – will play a supporting role in…

Report – Hyundai patent hints at touch-sensitive controls

The latest connected features in show floor concepts include the ability to command inputs from the steering wheel via the smartphone-ubiquitous touch-sensitive controls. The usual roster includes such new amenities to be introduced first via premium brands but we already know Volkswagen’s namesake brand is working on them. So, it also appears now that Hyundai is taking…

Hyundai unveils the 2017 Avante Sport (Elantra Sport) in South Korea

Hyundai has just unveiled the 2017 Avante Sport in South Korea, globally known as the Elantra Sport. The company is set to launch the new Elantra in India too, however, there’s no confirmation about the sporty model accompanying the sedan. The specifications of the Hyundai Avante Sport state the car gets the Veloster’s 1.6-litre, turbocharged, four-cylinder, T-GDI motor…

Hyundai Prices 2017 Elantra Eco

The most fuel-efficient Elantra package starts at $21,485 (including $835 freight), representing a $3,500 premium over the base model. The Eco is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged Kappa four-cylinder engine, producing a modest 128 horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque. Power is delivered to the front wheels via a seven-speed EcoShift dual-clutch transmission. Perhaps most importantly, the…

Hyundai, Lexus earn top CPO program honors from Autotrader

Hyundai and Lexus took top honors in the non-luxury and luxury categories, respectively, during Autotrader’s recent analysis of the best certified pre-owned vehicle programs. While manufacturers tend to offer a range of perks with CPOs, Autotrader opted to focus on warranty coverage. “The No. 1 benefit of any CPO program is the warranty, so we…

Hyundai, Kia Expect Tough Business Conditions in 2016

SEOUL— Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are bracing for another challenging year after missing their sales target in 2015 largely due to weak performance in China—the biggest market for the South Korean auto makers. Hyundai and Kia, which together form the world’s fifth-largest auto maker by sales, on Monday predicted a combined…

2017 Hyundai Elantra packs more tech than the compact competition

The Hyundai Elantra compact has been known for doing more with less on the dollar. The outgoing model won North American Car of the Year in 2012, arguably the industry’s most independent and esteemed new-car honor, for being more luxurious, more fuel efficient and more versatile and roomier than a compact should at under $20,000….

Hyundai: Elantra Sport Is on the Way

CARS.COM — By year’s end, compact-car shoppers could see the quickest Hyundai Elantra yet as the automaker chases the sport-compact turf prowled by Honda, Volkswagen and others. Autoblog reports the redesigned Elantra will get an Elantra Sport variant that shares its turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder with the Veloster hatchback, where it makes 201 horsepower and 195 pounds-feet of…

Test Drive: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid

I got over 87 miles per gallon during a week of driving my last test car. And it wasn’t a tiny two-seater with a spartan interior and an underpowered engine. It was a stylish midsize sedan with luxury features and plenty of power. The car was a 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid. As the name says,…