Best Cars Blog

Redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata Climbs Affordable Midsize Car Rankings

2015 Hyundai Sonata The redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata currently ranks second among affordable midsize cars, which is an improvement over the 2014 model that placed ninth in the class when it was new. Here’s how the redesign helped the Hyundai Sonata jump seven spots in our midsize car rankings.   [See full 2015 Hyundai Sonata Review] The 2014 Sonata’s interior materials and design were competitive for the segment when it was new, reviewers agreed, but they say the 2015 Hyundai Sonata’s ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Sonata, Model News

Test Car: 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited

2014 Sonata Limited Our test 2014 Hyundai Sonata features a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 190 horsepower. A six speed automatic transmission is standard, and the EPA reports that our 2014 Sonata Limited gets an estimated 24/35 mpg city/highway. The 2014 Hyundai Sonata starts at $21,450 and comes standard with features that include Bluetooth, a USB port and satellite radio. Our test Hyundai Sonata Limited has a sticker price of $30,850, including destination fees, and adds features like ... continue reading»

Tags: Hyundai Sonata, Model News

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

Hyundai and Mazda Issue Recalls for Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute

Hyundai and Mazda have issued separate recalls for the Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute for separate problems related to the airbag systems and gas pedal. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 199,118 Santa Fe SUVs from the 2007 through 2009 model years have a faulty front passenger airbag sensor system. Passengers who don’t weigh enough may not set the front passenger seat sensor off, which allows the front airbag to deploy in an accident. Reuters reports ... continue reading»

Tags: NHTSA, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda Tribute, Model News, Hyundai Recall, Mazda Recall

2013 Hyundai Sonata Gets More Standard Features, Higher Base Price

Hyundai has made some changes to the 2013 Sonata, which is on sale now with some new standard equipment and a higher base price. “All 2013 Sonatas now come standard with a six-speed automatic transmission; the manual-transmission GLS is no longer available,” writes Cars.com. “Without the manual transmission, all Sonatas now get 24/35 mpg city/highway.” The Sonata’s engines carry over unchanged, but since the affordable midsize car now has a standard automatic transmission, the base 2013 ... continue reading»

Tags: Prices, Model Updates, Hyundai Sonata, Model News

Next »