Hyundai Sonata

2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 26, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may display a check engine light, slight hesitation or reduced power during acceleration, erratic shifting from the transmission during acceleration or a clicking noise from the engine when engine speed is increased. On 2015 Sonatas… Read More

2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 26, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: Affected vehicles may display a check engine light, slight hesitation or reduced power during acceleration, erratic shifting from the transmission during acceleration or a clicking noise from the engine when engine speed is increased. On 2015 Sonatas… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011 Hyundai Sonata

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 8, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 173,000 model-year 2011 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between Dec. 11, 2009, and Oct. 31, 2010 The Problem: The electronic power steering circuit board may be damaged, resulting in a loss of power steering assist; extra steering… Read More

Hyundai Promises to Retrofit Some Sonatas with Free Apple CarPlay After Latest Delay

By Kelsey Mays on April 6, 2016

CARS.COM — With some Hyundai Sonata owners reportedly steaming over the  delayed introduction of Apple CarPlay, Hyundai now says it plans a free retrofit of CarPlay into certain 2015 Sonatas, as well as into early 2016 Sonatas that missed it,… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on March 30, 2016

CARS.COM — Just a few years ago the idea of a plug-in electric car still was science fiction. But not only are plug-in EVs now familiar to just about everyone, many hybrid vehicles also offer a plug-in variant, such as… Read More

2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on March 23, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service campaign: 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2012 Hyundai Sonata The problem: Over time, the brake pedal stopper pad may deteriorate. If this happens, the rear brake lights may illuminate continuously, the traction control warning lamp might… Read More

IIHS Adds Four Vehicles to Top Safety Pick Plus List

By Jennifer Geiger on January 14, 2016

CARS.COM — For 2016 the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made it tougher get the Top Safety Pick Plus designation, its highest award. Automakers are stepping up to the challenge. The safety agency announced today that model-year 2016 Honda Civic,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata

By Tom Torbjornsen on November 20, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 305,000 model-year 2011-12 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between Dec. 11, 2009, and June 30, 2011 The Problem: The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate, allowing the stop lamp switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal… Read More

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show What You Missed: Day One

By Matt Schmitz on November 18, 2015

Like rush hour on the 405, the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show's first day was jam-packed with vehicles. Among the bumper-to-bumper debuts today, we covered more than a dozen. More 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage In addition to well-known… Read More

2015 Hyundai Sonata Augmented Owner's Manual Video

By Kelsey Mays on November 18, 2015

Vehicle owner's manuals for smartphones and other mobile electronic devices are nothing new, but on the 2015 Sonata, Hyundai enables you to use your device's camera to depict in real time the features throughout the car that you're showing it,… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Good for 27 Miles of Electric Range

By Jennifer Geiger on November 13, 2015

Hyundai's first plug-in hybrid starts at $35,435, including a destination fee but excluding federal tax incentives that could lower the price to $30,516. The automaker says the 2016 Sonata Plug-in is good for an all-electric range of 27 miles and… Read More