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September 7, 2016

2017 Genesis G90 priced at $69,050

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Genesis, Hyundai's new standalone luxury brand has announced the pricing for its flagship sedan, the 2017 G90. Pricing for the G90 will start at $69,050 for the base twin-turbocharged 3.3L V6 Genesis G90 and will max out at $73,150 for the 5.0L V8 G90 with all-wheel drive.

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September 6, 2016

2017 Kia Rio revealed ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show

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Kia has unveiled the all-new fourth-generation 2017 Kia Rio ahead of its debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show.

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August 25, 2016

Kia teases the all-new Rio ahead of its debut in Paris

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Kia has released a few teaser sketches of the all-new Rio, which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. From these teasers we can see that the subcompact Rio will adopt Ki'a latest design language, which will give it a more upscale look compared to the current model.

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August 4, 2016

Hyundai says goodbye to the Genesis Coupe

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The 2016 model year will be the last year for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. With Hyundai's move to create the new Genesis luxury brand, models, like the Hyundai Genesis sedan, coupe and Equus are all gone from under the Hyundai brand. Hyundai simply rebadged the Genesis sedan as the G80, but the coupe won't have the same fate.

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August 3, 2016

2017 Genesis G80 is priced at $42,350

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Hyundai has announced the pricing for its first model from its new Genesis luxury division - the 2017 G80. The G80, which is formally known as the Hyundai Genesis will be priced higher than the Hyundai badged model.

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July 13, 2016

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is the most powerful Elantra, ever

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Hyundai clearly has its eyes on the sportier side of the compact segment, since it has unveiled the all-new 2017 Elantra Sport, which is powered by a 1.6L turbocharged engine.

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May 24, 2016

Hyundai confirms plans for 200-mile and 250-mile range EVs

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This fall the electric car segment is about to get the boost that it needs with the arrival of the 2017 Chevy Bolt with its 200-mile driving range. The Bolt will be followed by other 200 mile range EVs from other automakers, like Tesla and Nissan. Hyundai is now confirming plans to throw its hat in the segment with its own 200-mile range electric car.

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March 24, 2016

Kia unveils the all-new 2017 Cadenza in the Big Apple

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Kia has unveiled the all-new 2017 Cadenza at the New York Auto Show. The all-new Cadenza looks even more luxurious than the outgoing model, which should help it stand out more in the large sedan segment.

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February 25, 2016

Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric models to debut in Geneva

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Hyundai is going to unveil the full Euro-spec Ioniq line-up next week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, which includes the Ioniq hybrid, Ionig plug-in hybrid and Ioniq electric. The Ioniq is the first model to offer three electrified powertrains, which is part of Hyundai's plan to "make low-to zero-emission mobility accessible to everyone."

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February 18, 2016

Kia Optima Sportswagon revealed, if only Kia would bring it to the U.S.

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Last year Kia previewed the all-new Optima with the Sportspace wagon concept and thanks to the positive feedback the concept received, Kia has revealed a production version - the Optima Sportswagon.

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February 12, 2016

2017 Kia Optima plug-in hybrid debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

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In addition to the new Niro hybrid, Kia has unveiled the 2017 Optima plug-in hybrid, at the Chicago Auto Show. Both models are part of Kia's plan to increase fuel efficiency by 25 percent across the entire Kia model line-up by 2020.

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February 11, 2016

2017 Kia Niro Hybrid debuts in Chicago

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Kia has unveiled its first dedicated hybrid, the 2017 Niro hybrid utility vehicle. The Niro hybrid combines the efficiency of a hybrid powertrain with a SUV body, which should help it appeal to the SUV-loving buyers.

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February 5, 2016

Kia to launch a new rear-wheel drive sedan in 2017

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Kia is about to get in the sports sedan segment with a new rear-wheel drive sedan that is expected to launch some time next year. Sources have revealed to Reuters that Kia hopes to start producing the new sedan, codenamed CK, in May 2017.

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February 2, 2016

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport set to rival the Civic Si

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The all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra has just been released, but later this year a new Sport version is what we're eager to hear about. Hyundai has confirmed a new Sport version, but has stopped short of revealing exactly how much "sport" the Elantra Sport will get. Now it's being reported that it will rival the Honda Civic Si, with 200 horsepower.

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January 25, 2016

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid [REVIEW]

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Hybrids have been on the market over 15 years now and today they are often overshadowed by plug-in hybrids and full electric cars. At the other end of the spectrum, regular combustion-powered vehicles have caught up with hybrids in the MPG race, with models like the Honda Civic getting a very hybrid-like 42 mpg highway rating. So is there any point to looking at a standard hybrid anymore? Yes, if you still want something that gets great gas mileage and the idea plugging in your car isn't your cup of tea.

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January 18, 2016

2017 Hyundai Elantra pricing announced

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The all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra is here and Hyundai has announced that it will start at $17,150 - $100 less than the outgoing model. After you add in the $835 destination fee, that price jumps to $17,985, which is still cheaper than the 2016 model.

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January 14, 2016

Hyundai Santa Cruz pickup gets the green light

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Hyundai is about to introduce a new pickup, which will be a production version of the Santa Cruz concept that debuted at last year's Detroit Auto Show. Although Hyundai hasn't made the formal announcement, the pickup has already reportedly received the green light.

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January 8, 2016

Kia confirms Telluride name for its new SUV concept

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Kia has released the second teaser photo of it its new SUV concept that is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Dubbed the Telluride, the concept previews the a possible new larger SUV for the brand.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid details released

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Hyundai is about to take on the Toyota Prius with the 2017 Ioniq, which will be offered in electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid versions. The first version to go on sale will be the standard hybrid, which will be powered by a 1.6L four-cylinder and an electric motor.

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January 7, 2016

2017 Hyundai Ioniq previewed with new exterior and interior sketches

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Hyundai has released a new batch of sketches of the upcoming Ioniq electrified vehicle that is going to debut later this month. The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to models like the Toyota Prius, but will be the first car to be offered with three electrified powertrains: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full-electric.

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January 5, 2016

Kia teases its new SUV concept ahead of its debut next week in Detroit

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Kia has released the first teaser photo of its new SUV concept that is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Kia hasn't released any big details, but does say that the concept previews a possible large SUV for the brand.

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December 29, 2015

2016 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition [REVIEW]

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The current generation of the Hyundai Elantra is on its way out, since it will soon be replaced by an all-new model that debuted last month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Even though it's about to be replaced, the current Elantra has done well for Hyundai and proven that a compact sedan doesn't have to look boring. Buyers continue to flock to it, since the Elantra is one of the automaker's best selling models. To make the 2016 Elantra even more appealing, Hyundai has released a new Value Edition that makes the Elantra an even better value than it already is.

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December 9, 2015

2017 Genesis G90 revealed as the first model in Hyundai's new luxury brand

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The Genesis G90, the first model from Hyundai's new luxury brand, Genesis has been revealed. Known as the EQ900 in South Korea, the G90 will be the replacement for the Equus and will serve as the flagship model for the Genesis brand.

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December 7, 2015

2017 Hyundai IONIQ will be offered in electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid versions

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Hyundai has released the first teaser of its new IONIQ electric model that will be offered with three electrified powertrains when it arrives next year. With a choice of a fully-electric, plug-in hybrid or hybrid powertrains, the IONIQ will be first vehicle yet to be offered with three electric powertrains.

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November 25, 2015

2016 Kia K900 gets a few updates

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Kia is giving its flagship K900 sedan a few updates for the 2016 model year, including styling tweaks, a new standard 311-hp 3.8L V6, navigation system, leather seats and a panoramic sunroof.

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November 24, 2015

2017 Kia Cadenza revealed

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Earlier this month Kia released a few teaser sketches of the next-generation Cadenza and now we have our first official look at the new sedan. Even though it's called the K7 in South Korea, the K7 that you see here is basically identical to the 2017 Cadenza that will arrive in the U.S. sometime next year.

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November 19, 2015

2017 Kia Sportage makes its U.S. debut in LA

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Kia has revealed the all-new fourth-generation 2017 Sportage at the LA Auto Show. The 2017 Sportage features an evolutionary design with the Kia "tiger-nose" grille and its new headlights being the most significant change.

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November 18, 2015

2017 Hyundai Elantra revealed with efficient 1.4L turbo

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The all-new 2017 Hyundai has been unveiled at the LA Auto Show. It may not look all that surprising if you've been paying close attention, since the Elantra is basically the U.S. spec version of the Avante that was unveiled just a few months ago.

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November 16, 2015

Kia Niro hybrid crossover teased

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Kia has released two teaser photos of its new Niro Hybrid Crossover concept ahead of its debut next year. The Niro will be Kia's first dedicated hybrid model.

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November 12, 2015

Next-Generation 2017 Kia Cadenza teased

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Kia is going to release an all-new Cadenza in 2016 and although Kia hasn't announced when it will unveil the 2017 Cadenza, Kia has released a batch of teaser sketches.

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November 10, 2015

Hyundai teases its new G90 flagship sedan

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Last week Hyundai announced the introduction of its new Genesis global luxury brand, which will comprise of six new stand-alone luxury models by 2020. Hyundai is now giving the world a sneak peak at the new range topping Genesis G90 sedan.

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November 5, 2015

Hyundai launches 'Genesis' luxury brand, six new models confirmed

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Hyundai has announced that it is going to officially launch a new stand-alone global luxury brand - Genesis. The Genesis brand will compete directly with other luxury brands, like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz with six new Genesis models that will arrive by 2020.

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October 28, 2015

Kia Forte Koup Mud Bogger concept heads to SEMA

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Kia has announced plans to reveal six new concepts next week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, one of which will be the Forte Koup Mud Bogger that you see here. Kia says that the concept is meant to represent the adventurous side of the American South and the joy of getting dirty on four wheels.

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October 20, 2015

Hyundai previews the Tucson 'Adventuremobile'

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Hyundai has previewed another version of the 2016 Tucson that it is going to reveal next month at the SEMA Show. Dubbed the "Adverturemobile," the unique Tucson comes to life thanks to John Pangilinan, a tuner known for creating vehicles that blur the lines between lifestyle and automotive.

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October 14, 2015

2016 Kia Optima priced at $21,840

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Kia has announced the pricing for the all-new 2016 Optima, which will start at $21,840 for the base LX with the 2.4L engine. The 2016 Optima will be offered in five trim levels - LX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX and SXL.

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October 12, 2015

Hyundai previews the 500-hp Veloster Turbo R-Spec ahead of SEMA

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Hyundai has teamed up with Blood Type Racing Inc. to create a one-off Veloster, called the Veloster Turbo R-Spec, which is going to debut next month at SEMA.

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September 22, 2015

Hyundai teases 700+ horsepower 2016 Tucson ahead of its SEMA debut

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Hyundai has a tradition of creating insanely powerful versions of its vehicles for the SEMA show in Las Vegas and this year won't disappoint, since Hyundai is going to debut a 700-hp version of the all-new 2016 Tucson. Built by Bisimoto Engineering, the special Tucson is the most powerful Tucson ever.

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September 16, 2015

2016 Hyundai Sonata gets styling tweaks, suspension upgrades and improved fuel economy

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Just a year after the introduction of the all-new Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai has announced a bunch of upgrades to the 2016 Sonata. The seventh-generation Sonata heads into the new year with some minor styling updates, suspension upgrades and improved fuel economy on models equipped with the 2.4L engine.

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September 14, 2015

2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport [REVIEW]

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Are you in the market for a midsize crossover? It's easily one of the most competitive segments, which explains why almost every automaker plays in it. Hyundai has been a player in the segment for years with the Santa Fe and with every new generation it continues to get better. The current generation Santa Fe was introduced back in 2012 and now three years later, it remains a top choice in the segment.

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September 10, 2015

Hyundai reveals the all-new Avante aka Elantra in South Korea

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Hyundai has unveiled the all-new Avante in South Korea, which will wear the familiar Elantra badge when it goes on sale in the U.S. The all-new Elantra features an evolution of the Fluidic Sculpture design language, which is now more refined and simpler than before.

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