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It's building a new engine plant for the Sonata, Elantra and Santa Fe

It's building a new engine plant to support the Sonata, Elantra and Santa Fe.

Comparo

Comparing specs of the all-new 2019 Nissan Altima to other midsize sedans

Midsize family sedans may be losing sales to small SUVs, but hundreds of thousands of the things still left dealerships last year. The 2019 Nissan Altima introduced here at the New York Auto Show replaces one of the segment's best sellers, joining a pair of other best-sellers, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, which were both redesigned last year.

Comparo

A battle of the high-horsepower family haulers

For the first time since this generation of Mazda6 was introduced, Mazda is offering the 6 with a more powerful optional engine. It's a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder available on the three highest trims: Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve and Signature. This new engine offering means Mazda can more directly compete with the rest of the midsize family sedan market, the vast majority of which have at least two engine options, if not more. So we decided it was a good time to see just how w

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Airbags failed in four crashes; also, seat belts might not tighten

Hyundai knows of four crashes in which Sonata owners say airbags didn't deploy.

Hyundai’s new Plug-in has a range of 590 miles Hyundai revealed the 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The Plug-in Hybrid includes a 50 kW electric motor battery pack and has a combined range of 590 miles. The two Sonatas will be built in Asan, Korea. Transcript: Hyundai’s new Plug-in has a range of 590 miles Hyundai revealed its redesigned sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. Blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert,

Followup

Will the Accord, Camry and other new sedans further increase Detroit's reliance on SUVs and pickups?

Will this further increase Detroit's reliance on SUVs and pickups?

Bang For The Buck

If shopping for a $30,000 midsize sedan, the Regal and Sonata merit your attention.

Official

That's a savings of $750 off subscription costs.

Hyundai offers three free years of Blue Link services on the 2017 Ioniq and all 2018 models.

New York

Hyundai introduces the 2018 Sonata at the 2017 New York Auto Show with a revised design and lots of new technology.

Recalls

An error at the factory can cause long-term damage.

The issue affects a wide variety of models.

Recalls

You may want to leave a bit of extra space between you and Sonatas for a while.

Recalls

Hyundai is recalling the 2011 Sonata for potential power steering failure, but there aren't any reported accidents or injuries.

Official

Four imports – 2016 Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX, and Nissan Altima – scored Top Safety Pick+ honors in the latest round of IIHS crash tests.

Report

Hyundai and Kia will license hybrid technology from Paice to end a patent dispute that could have cost the automakers $29 million or more.

Official

AeroVironment will supply the chargers at Hyundai dealers for the new Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.

Recalls

Hyundai will recall 304,900 examples of the 2011-2012 Sonata because their brake lights might not shut off.

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