Sonata

Chevy Malibu sheds weight, gains room with sculpted 2016 makeover

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2015

The next-generation Chevrolet Malibu will be larger, lighter, packed with new safety gear and wrapped in sheet metal that signals Chevy's ambition to turn the heads of midsize sedan buyers. The 2016 Malibu, to be unveiled at the New York auto show today, looks to be an all-out bid by GM to lift the car from its also-ran status....
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Hyundai gets into EV game with Sonata plug-in

2:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

The next Chevrolet Volt will have Korean competition. Today at the Detroit auto show, Hyundai revealed its first battery-powered vehicle: a plug-in hybrid version of the Sonata midsize sedan that will go on sale this year....
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HYUNDAI

A thin crossover lineup; restless dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

A thin crossover lineup has kept Hyundai from capitalizing on the segment's boom....
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Has the Hyundai Sonata lost its mojo after redesign?

7:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014

The revamped Sonata sedan was supposed to help Hyundai Motor Co. reverse sluggish sales, but the car described by some critics as a bland substitute for its popular predecessor is off to a slow start in the key U.S. market....
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Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonata sedans to repair transmission-shift cable

8:06 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2014

Hyundai is recalling about 883,000 Sonata sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash. It is also recalling 5,650 Sonatas from the 2015 model year in the United States and Puerto Rico because one or both front-brake calipers may crack, making the brakes less effective and raising the risk of a crash, NHTSA documents show....
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Hyundai fields a more athletic Sonata for '15

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

After shaking up the industry with the previous Sonata's swoopy sheet metal, Hyundai engineers focused most on improving driving dynamics for the mid-sized sedan's seventh generation....
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Hyundai tests smaller engine in Sonata

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

The addition of the Sonata Eco model, with its 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, marks an effort by Hyundai to broaden its appeal in the crowded mid-sized sedan segment....
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Hyundai Sonata to have Apple, Google phone tech by year-end

10:54 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2014

Hyundai will offer in-car smartphone operating systems from Apple and Google on the 2015 Sonata mid-sized sedan by year end -- making it the first nonluxury vehicle in the United States to offer the systems....
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Hyundai adds small, turbocharged engine to '15 Sonata lineup

6:34 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2014

Hyundai will offer a small-displacement, turbocharged engine on the re-engineered 2015 Sonata to bolster the sedan’s fuel economy credentials in the crowded mid-sized segment....
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Soccer pitch: Hyundai, VW target Hispanics

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014

Whether they call it soccer, football or futbol, millions of fans of the world's most popular sport will reach their quadrennial frenzy when the FIFA World Cup kicks off next month....
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SEDAN SHOOTOUT

As Sonata turns cautious, Camry flees good-but-frumpy image

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014

Sales of mid-sized sedans may be off 8 percent so far this year, but redesigns from Toyota and Hyundai unveiled at the New York auto show indicate the segment has plenty of fight left in it....
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2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Hyundai goes mild with 2015 Sonata makeover

10:15 am U.S. ET | April 16, 2014

Hyundai is tweaking the recipe that made the Sonata one of the industry's hottest mid-sized sedans in recent years with a makeover for 2015 that is more mild than spicy. The redesigned 2015 Sonata, introduced at the New York auto show today, will offer more technology and safety equipment than the outgoing model....
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