2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Tested: A Low-Key EV

In his 1962 book Diffusion of Innovations, Everett M. Rodgers defined five groups of individuals responsible for the adoption and market penetration of a new idea or technology: the innovators, the early adopters, the early majority, the late majority, and the laggards. And like any market-based technology, the electric vehicle’s success depends on each of […]

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe in Depth: An Oasis in a Style-Starved Desert

Those looking for a stylish alternative to less flavorful three-row crossovers may take solace in the Santa Fe. Its elegant styling is handsome, certainly, but it comes with compromises to both cargo-hauling abilities and third-row passenger space. A refined V-6 engine provides towing muscle, but acceleration and fuel economy lag behind most rivals. Rich with […]

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport Manual Tested: Details Matter

The saying “good from far but far from good” used to apply to most Hyundai products. Their low prices and plentiful features grabbed your attention, but they were found wanting in terms of driving dynamics and overall execution. Now that Hyundai has well and truly moved beyond that reputation, the automaker is turning its attention […]

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport First Drive: Hyundai’s GTI Fighter Driven

Known as the i30 across the pond, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport has the Volkswagen Golf GTI in its sights. Drawn under the watchful eye of Hyundai’s chief design officer Peter Schreyer, the compact hatchback’s sporty bodywork, clean lines, and attractive proportions make it far more fashionable than both its funky-looking predecessor and its dowdier sedan […]

2018 Hyundai Sonata: New Cover Art, Same Tune

Hall and Oates’s “She’s Gone” was a minor hit when it was first released as a radio single in 1974. However, it wasn’t until the song was rereleased in 1976 that it finally made its way toward the top of the Billboard charts and sealed its place in popular music history. Similarly, one might consider […]