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


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,

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,

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

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:

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.

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

$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

What's the Best Midsize Sedan for $27,000?

By Patrick Olsen  on November 17, 2014

Midsize sedans remain the best-selling category of cars in the U.S. With this class remaining hot, the competitors have more to offer than ever before, with advances in technology, features and mileage making them more desirable and livable. $27,000 Midsize

2015 Hyundai Sonata Photo Gallery

By David Thomas  on November 16, 2014

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata finished first in our $27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge. "Rather than fixate on the redesigned 2015's looks, inside and outside, shoppers should explore a car that does many things well, has loads of space, more refinement than

$27,000 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Features Video

By Matt Schmitz  on November 14, 2014

"When you spend $35,000 or more on a midsize family sedan, you expect it's going to come packed with all kinds of technology and safety goodies, but when you're a little bit more budget-friendly, around $27,000 … can you get

2015 Hyundai Sonata: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman  on September 9, 2014

The Hyundai Sonata has a new look — both inside and out — for 2015. This midsize family sedan leaves its curves behind in favor of sharper angles. For families with young kids, this redesigned Sonata made easy work of car-seat