A New Jersey Hyundai dealer and former New York Giants lineman who vowed celibacy last May until his store topped all other U.S. Hyundai outlets finally made his goal in October. In related news, the Giants scored repeatedly Sunday. »
You got all of the details about the 2009 Hyundai Sonata and its extra-large cupholders yesterday, but there is one more little detail that makes this tech-fiend particularly excited. The 2009 Sonata will feature XM's new and improved touchscreen graphic user interface. Forget about the car, that graphical interface is … »
We've already caught a Korean preview of the new Sonata as it rather slickly though liltingly transforms from the 2008 model to the 2009 version. But now we're gonna catch this revamped mid-size in the flesh, right here at the Chicago Auto Show. This isn't exactly the kind of ride you ooh and aah over, but given that… »
This Korean ad for the new-look 2009 Hyundai Sonata which we'll see revealed first-hand this week at the LA Auto Show may be the first time we've seen a new model transform from the old model to reveal a new facelift to the public. Think about how much more fun we could have if we automakers were forced to do this for … »
This weekend's burning question comes to you from our very own camp6ell. And here she goes: »Yes dear readers, how's about it? Personally, I'd rather drink a nice glass of nitromethane and have a cigarette than get within 20 yards of an '87 Festiva. But of course, I'm an iconoclast. And if camp6ell is talking about the …
This newspaper ad for a Queens auto dealership could be the world's most obvious attempt at linking sex with buying a car. Still, considering it's an ad for the Hyundai Elantra and the Sonata — that may not be the worst idea to move some product. Hell, maybe they should try that shit out with the Dodge Magnum or… »
Hyundai's continuing its tradition of spending beaucoup bucks shoring up its standing among the import tuner crowd here at SEMA. The company rolled out several tuner show cars based on its Azera (pictured), Tiburon, Entourage, Santa Fe, Elantra, and Sonata models. K Daddyz Kustomz turned the Azera into a drop-bodied… »
We once had a Hyundai Excel that couldn't hit 147 mph if it were reentering the atmosphere from space. But boy, how times have changed for the Koreans' finest. An Arizona man was recently clocked going 147 mph in a Hyundai Sonata that had been either leased or rented. Of course, according to police, he's in for serious … »
Why you should buy this car: Because it s so damn sensible it hurts.
Why you shouldn t buy this car: Because it s so damn sensible it hurts.
Exterior Design *****
The Sonata s schnoz is the fifth grill treatment across Hyundai s current model range. While it does nothing for the Korean manufacturer s branding, it s a segment winner: completely unobjectionable and instantly forgettable. From the side, the Sonata is an Audi doppelganger (especially where the… »