Hyundai Sonata

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 14, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: The check engine light may be illuminated and an abnormal rattling noise may be heard while driving. Engine cylinders may be misfiring due to faulty ignition coils. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid See… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Engine Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 14, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The check engine light may be illuminated and an abnormal rattling noise may be heard while driving. Engine cylinders may be misfiring due to faulty ignition coils. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid See… Read More

2016 Hyundai Sonata Review

By Aaron Bragman on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The car that won our 2015 Midsize Sedan Challenge has been surpassed by newer, nicer, quicker offerings. In the highly competitive midsize segment, the Hyundai Sonata now falls midpack. Find out more in my review.… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Mileage Drive

By Brian Wong on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The Kia Optima was the big mpg winner in our 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge, averaging 36.1 mpg. The Volkswagen Passat took second with 33.7 mpg, more than 2 mpg behind the Kia. Rounding out the top five were… Read More

2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge Video: Device Charging

By Aaron Bragman on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — In our increasingly connected world, it becomes more important to be able to charge personal electronics when we're on the go. Every one of the nine family cars tested in the 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge has at least… Read More

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM Midsize sedans are the automotive equivalent of the refrigerator: They are appliances, and you need yours to work well, and work reliably. If you want one in avocado green, you can get that, but being successful at its mission… Read More

New-Car Deals: May 2016

By Kelsey Mays on May 11, 2016

CARS.COM — During past few years, May has been a popular time for automakers to ramp up incentives heading into the summer. Average incentives per vehicle this month have outpaced April numbers in each of the past four years, according… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata, 2016 Kia Optima; 2016-2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2016 Sonata Hybrid

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 9, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 30 model-year 2015-16 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between May 29, 2014, and Feb. 11, 2016; model-year 2017 Elantra sedans manufactured between Jan. 12 and Feb. 22, 2016; and model-year 2016 Sonata Hybrid sedans manufactured Oct. 15,… 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