hyundai sonata

Does the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Really Get 38 MPG?

By Joe Bruzek on June 25, 2015


Hyundai's Sonata Hybrid may be the star of the Sonata lineup as far as fuel economy, but the next best thing is the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco with higher gas mileage than the base Sonata. Though still a ways… Read More

Does the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Really Get 38 MPG?

By Joe Bruzek on June 25, 2015

Hyundai's Sonata Hybrid may be the star of the Sonata lineup as far as fuel economy, but the next best thing is the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco with higher gas mileage than the base Sonata. Though still a ways… Read More

What Is the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan for 2015?

By David Thomas on June 3, 2015

Many car shoppers focus on price, and there is nothing illogical about that. Perhaps no other factor is so concrete in a shopper's consideration set as the bottom line he or she must pay for a new ride. Just because… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and PHEV: First Drive

By Brian Wong on May 27, 2015

Hyundai's Sonata sedan was redesigned for the 2015 model year, getting new exterior styling, interior upgrades and powertrain refinements. These changes helped the 2015 Sonata win our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge last fall and for 2016, Hyundai is rolling out… Read More

Hyundai Launches Android Auto in 2015 Sonata

By David Thomas on May 26, 2015

Current owners and future shoppers of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata will now - as of today - be able to use Android Auto. This is the first application of the Google-powered multimedia system that integrates with an Android smartphone. Related:… Read More

When should you use the Active Eco button on the 2012 Hyundai Sonata?

By Rick Popely on March 2, 2015

Owners should use it whenever they want to save fuel, which theoretically should be all the time. Active Eco, engaged by a dashboard switch to the left of the steering wheel, modifies engine operation so you get more gradual acceleration,… Read More

Hyundai Expects Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Available by First Quarter's End

By Mike Hanley on February 17, 2015

  Hyundai plans to roll out Apple CarPlay by the end of the first quarter, said Hyundai spokesman Jim Trainor. The technology was originally slated to debut in 2014. The Sonata midsize sedan will be the first model in the… Read More

Heat Up Valentine's Day With These Cars

By Patrick Olsen on February 11, 2015

It's Valentine's Day, and you're looking for an automotive way to tell your significant other how you feel. We surveyed our fellow editors, all of whom are known to be world-class romantics — just ask them! — for some advice:… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid: First Look

By Joe Bruzek on January 11, 2015

Competes with: Ford Fusion Hybrid, Honda Accord Hybrid, Toyota Camry Hybrid Looks like: The new Sonata wearing a more Genesis-like grille Drivetrain: Hybrid: Combined 193-hp with 2.0-liter four-cylinder and 38-kW electric motor; 1.62-kwh lithium-polymer battery; front-wheel drive; six-speed automatic transmission.… Read More

What Midsize Sedan Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on November 17, 2014

Part of the scoring in our big 10-car $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge comes from observed mileage over a drive route that consisted of close to 180 miles of both city and highway driving in and around Baltimore. The winner, the… Read More

$27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen on November 17, 2014

To evaluate our midsize sedans, we put them through a battery of tests in and around Baltimore: We took all 10 cars on a mileage drive of about 180 miles to judge real-world fuel economy. The experts drove all 10… Read More