The 2021 Subaru Impreza driving
Sedans & Coupes

Skip the Subaru Impreza for These Alternatives Instead

The Subaru Impreza is the kind of car that aims to appease a variety of automotive tastes. It’s available as both a four-door sedan and a hatchback. It also comes standard with all-wheel drive. And when it comes to price? The Impreza is pretty affordable. But if this year’s model just isn’t for you? You …

A red 2016 Hyundai Elantra on display in front of a colorful sky
Sedans & Coupes

Buying a Used 2016 Hyundai Elantra is a $10,000 Mistake

Now’s an incredible time to score a fantastic deal on a lightly used compact car with cutting-edge technologies. However, you should avoid the 2016 Hyundai Elantra. Hyundai earned itself quite a stellar reputation and is becoming an industry giant. But even this South Korean automaker misses on occasion. Why should you skip over this particular …

The Toyota Corolla has a lot going for it but there are alternatives worth considering

Skip the Toyota Corolla and Consider These Alternatives Instead

There’s no denying that the Toyota Corolla is pretty popular. But that doesn’t mean it’s the only option worth considering if you’re in the market for a compact sedan. So why not consider these alternatives to the Toyota Corolla instead? The Hyundai Elantra is a cheaper alternative to the Toyota Corolla The Toyota Corolla isn’t …

A red 2021 Hyundai Elantra sedan parked in a lit hangar
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Joins the Corvette and Civic as a Rare 2-Time Winner of This Prestigious Award

Decades ago, Americans didn’t consider Hyundai an automotive contender. Though it’s still no luxury carmaker, it’s inching toward distinguished territory. That’s thanks in part to a lineup of competitive vehicles, including the Elantra. This little sedan has improved greatly over the years, and now it’s the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY). That’s no …

A silver 2021 Hyundai Elantra

You Don’t Have to Get a Fully-Loaded Hyundai Elantra to Obtain Luxury

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is the version we’ve been anticipating. Hyundai completely redesigned its stylish compact car with a striking new look and performance upgrades. We think the Elantra’s significant updates make it more competitive against fan favorites, including the Honda Civic. And what’s even better is that the Elantra offers even more value and luxury too.  Driving the …

2021 Hyundai Tucson driving in the city

2021 Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Elantra: Compact Car or Compact SUV?

Many Hyundai vehicles are honorable. But two of the brand’s most popular models are the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Elantra. These Hyundais are ideal for everyday drives and offer desirable in-car tech. But how would you decide between a compact car like the 2021 Elantra and a compact SUV like the 2021 Tucson? Driving the 2021 Hyundai …

2020 Hyundai Elantra is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Is More Than Just a Smaller Sonata

Car buyers get excited when automakers announce redesigns and upgrades for existing favorite models. It usually means stylish new looks, better tech, and improved performance. And new for 2021, the Hyundai Elantra is getting a major overhaul. Hyundai is taking some risks with this change-up of an old entry in its portfolio. But it’s already …

2012 Hyundai Azera parked on a stage with a woman getting out of the driver's seat
Sedans & Coupes

The Safest Used Hyundai Models You Can Buy Under $10,000

There’s nothing wrong with going for a used vehicle when you want something that’s affordable and won’t break your budget. Getting something reliable and safe doesn’t mean you have to compromise a ton. Big-name automakers, like Hyundai, have a handful of choices that will match just what you need.  In fact, you can find a pretty solid selection that lands …

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is on display at the 109th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Sedans & Coupes

Hyundai Settles Lawsuit for Dangerous Elantra Engine Problems

Hyundai generally has a good reputation for making cars that are reliable and safe. But of course, nothing’s perfect, and Hyundai is no different according to a recent lawsuit that was settled in court. Here’s a look at the lawsuit over the Hyundai Elantra’s alleged engine issues and what Hyundai is doing in response to …

Grey sporty 2017 Honda Civic parked outside of a brick building.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Best Used Small Cars For Around $15,000

For the right blend of comfort, practicality, and efficiency, a compact car makes the most sense. Compact cars are among the most affordable options to purchase new. But to save even more, buying used is the way to go. To help you with your search, we’ve gathered five of the best small cars you can buy used for around $15,000 – …

2021 Hyundai Kona N Line teaser
Crossover & Midsize

The New Hyundai Kona Flexes N Line Muscle

Forget what you knew about the Hyundai Kona because the 2021 model is getting the sporty N line treatment to become faster and bolder. The 2021 Hyundai Kona will take a more aggressive stance against other subcompact SUV rivals.  2021 Hyundai Kona N Line  The Hyundai Kona has only been around since 2018, but it’s …

A white Hyundai Elantra on the track.

There Are More Pros Than Cons On a Used 2017 Hyundai Elantra

The Hyundai Elantra proves that compact cars can be roomy and pleasant to drive. Plus, the Elantra’s safety and dependability ratings make it a solid option to buy used. The 2017 model year stands out as one of the better versions to buy used because of its above-average reliability scores. But there are few critical pros and cons to …

2020 Subaru Outback

Best Wagons of 2020

The American Wagon is a classic and it’s still going strong. There will always be a die-hard wagon fans loading up their family and tossing gear into the hatchback rear cargo. But not all wagons are created equal. According to Consumer Reports, wagons continue to be a raring segment. There are offerings from Honda to …

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Here’s How the Hyundai Elantra Bests the Beloved Honda Civic

The Hyundai Elantra and the Honda Civic are both in the same class. If you’ve shopped for a compact sedan there is a good chance both of these choices are on your radar. They each come at affordable prices, have good reliability ratings and satisfying safety scores. These two sedans are similar in size and …

a blue Toyota Yaris driving though a rainy city

What to Consider When Buying a Small Car

Small cars are lightweight rides that are fun to drive, perfect for dashing through the city, and even ideal for adventurous road trips. Today’s most impressive small cars are a deliberate mixture of cleverness and practically, while still incorporating advanced technology and handling agility.  Small Car Factors to Consider We can’t overstate the importance of …

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The Most Satisfying Small Cars Under $35,000

Owner satisfaction is best determined by how likely drivers would buy the car in question again. This doesn’t mean that the car doesn’t have flaws, but that its overall value supersedes everything else. Check out the most satisfying small cars under $35,000 that Consumer Reports’ members would buy again based on offered reliability, safety, and …

Hyundai BTR Elantra Sport Concept is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Hybrids & Electrics

Even The Hyundai Elantra Is Getting a Hybrid Powertrain

Although described as a compact sedan, the newly redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra is not only bigger than its predecessor but also jazzed up in tech features and its all-new hybrid powertrain. Additionally, its “styling charts some new territory” with Hyundai’s “Sensuous Sportiness Design” and is touted as having a “futuristic new design.”  What else do …

Hyundai shows off their 2020 Sonata Hybrid at the Chicago Auto Show

These Hyundai Models Achieve 40 MPG or More

Hyundai has been a company on the move lately. They recently launched the Palisade and demand is booming for it. But, sales are not the only place where Hyundai is moving the needle. The company has been working diligently to increase the fuel efficiency ratings of its vehicles. Slowly but surely, Hyundai has been able to provide more and more …