2016 Hyundai Veloster: New Car Review

When the funky Hyundai Veloster hatchback first debuted, it had practically everything going for it except speed. But these are power-hungry times, so scribes like us were quick to jump on Hyundai for not offering more horses under the hood. That’s no longer an issue, however, because the 2016 Hyundai Veloster offers two turbocharged variants:…

Should You Reconsider Hyundai?

If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped for a new car, you may think of Hyundai as a manufacturer primarily focused on making value-packed, budget-priced vehicles rather than offering the best cars you can buy. That’s changed in recent years, as the automaker has grown its lineup, improved its quality, enhanced its technology and…

Hyundai Sonata Premium v Kia Optima GT Comparison Review

There’s something to be said for sibling rivalry. Brothers and sisters often grow up trying to outdo one another, and to an extent the same can be said of car companies. Okay, so there probably aren’t awkward family photos of a Hyundai peering out of the corner of its headlight at a Kia. But that’s…

2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition Review

Hyundai has a found a very simple way of keeping the Veloster relevant for the 2016 model year. Initially launched in 2012, this sporty little coupe gets a limited-production, high-performance Rally Edition that should please driving and tuning enthusiasts alike. This new model is based on the 2016 Hyundai Veloster Turbo (which got a few…

2016 Hyundai Tucson Written and Video Review

When Hyundai arrived in the United States some 30 years ago, Americans had to learn the pronunciation (rhymes with Sunday). Its first car stateside, the Excel, rode on borrowed Mitsubishi mechanicals. Car and Driver’s assessment? “The Excel won’t make your heart soar.” The Korean conglomerate is now a force to be reckoned with, designing its…

2016 Hyundai Tucson Review

Station wagons, or estates and touring’s for those on the eastern side of the Atlantic, were once a staple for the American car buyer. It was the ultimate family vehicle that was comfortable with tons of space. Americans ditched the station wagon for the minivan and later the sport utility vehicle (SUV). The last decade…

Strong truck volume drives U.S. sales up 1.2%

  U.S. light-vehicle sales, behind a 9.4 percent rise in light-truck demand and fatter discounts, edged up 1.2 percent last month over November 2014, putting the industry 1,575,852 vehicles short of the annual record set in 2000, with a month remaining. Hyundai–Kia set the pace in November as most automakers rode U.S. light truck demand to…

2016 Hyundai Accent Active Review

Buying your first car is an exciting experience, even more so if your first car is a new car. You are the first person to sit there, it’s your choice of colour, your choice of trim… It’s your car. You don’t need to spend a fortune these days either, as the revamped 2016 Hyundai Accent Active proves. Ticking a lot of…

Hyundai Veloster Proves Popular

The root of its name means “speed,” so perhaps it should be no surprise that the Veloster is off to a fast start, selling nearly a thousand units in its first days on sale, reported Hyundai Motor America president John Krafcik. The sporty little car with the unconventional two-doors-on-one-side-and-one-door-on-the-other configuration is capturing consumers’ attention as demonstrated by…

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: 5 Reasons to Buy – Video

It took years for Hyundai to be taken seriously by driving enthusiasts, but this is the car that clinched it. The 2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is a rear-wheel-drive sport coupe with plenty of power and style, and it’s a great value, too. If you’re a driving enthusiast, we think you’ll agree that this Hyundai speaks…

Review: 2016 Hyundai Tucson Is Worth The Wait

Hyundai Motor bosses in Seoul “are extremely, extremely anal when it comes to QRD issues,” says Hyundai Canada product and strategy director Mike Ricciuto. He’s not kidding about quality, reliability, durability. This is critical news for shoppers of the reinvented 2016 Hyundai Tucson. After six years puttering along essentially unchanged, watching Nissan’s Rogue, Honda’s CR-V…