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Hyundai Recalls 260,000 Vehicles

Hyundai is recalling nearly 260,000 vehicles in two separate recall actions. The first recall affects 239,000 Hyundai Sonata sedans from the 2006 to 2010 model years and Hyundai Azera sedans from the 2006 to 2011 model years in cold weather states. The affected vehicles were manufactured between Sept. 27, 2005 and Nov. 22, 2010. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “road salt and water can enter portions of the rear crossmember, leading to corrosion of ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Recalls, Hyundai Azera, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Azera, Malibu Eco and Prius c Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named three new Top Safety Picks Tuesday, which include the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, 2012 Hyundai Azera and 2012 Toyota Prius c. These great crash test scores provide an added level of assurance, but some members of the press point out that exceptional safety is becoming an expectation on newly redesigned family cars. “Winning that status has become almost the price of entry, particularly for family cars these days,” writes USA Today. “To get ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Crash Tests, Chevrolet Malibu, Hyundai Azera, Toyota Prius c, Model News, IIHS Top Safety Pick

Redesigned 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Debuts at New York Auto Show

Hyundai rolled out its redesigned 2013 Santa Fe Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show. The new Santa Fe is the latest model to receive Hyundai’s “fluidic sculpture” styling, which is now common on most of the automakers vehicles, including the 2012 Azera, Sonata and the smaller Tucson SUV. Two versions of the 2013 Santa Fe will be offered: a five-passenger version called the Santa Fe Sport will replace the outgoing 2012 model, as well as a new ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Azera, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Veracruz, Hyundai, Model News, 2013 Mazda CX 5

Hyundai Raises Prices on Upcoming Azera, Genesis Coupe

Hyundai rolled out pricing information for two redesigned models Tuesday. The automaker announced in a press release that the 2012 Hyundai Azera would go on sale in April with a starting price of $32,000, making it the second most expensive car in its class, following the $33,195 Toyota Avalon.     Compared with the 2011 model, the 2012 Azera sees a significant price increase of more than $6,000. Autoblog writes, “Hyundai is asking an awful lot more for its ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Hyundai Azera, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Model News, new car prices

Reviewers Favorite Debuts from the LA Auto Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show gave automotive journalists an up-close look at the latest new cars that are headed for the showroom floor. Here’s a look at their favorite debuts that will hit the streets in the months to come. Check out our full coverage of the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. continue reading»

Tags: Features, Auto Shows, Ford Escape, Honda Fit, Hyundai Azera, Cadillac XTS, LA Auto Show, Infiniti JX, Subaru BRZ

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