2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited: Beyond the Scope

An Arizona test drive for East Coast visitors like myself is always a welcoming reception during the winter Holiday season. Add in drive time behind the wheel of one of Hyundai’s new and innovative automobiles to navigate through town in, and the ante is upped trifold. Yes, the FWD 2020 Hyundai Sonata is smarter, assertive, and far more stunning than the model it replaces.

Lining up alongside the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Nissan Altima in competition, the Sonata is better suited to draw attention with its modern looks in addition to the value it has offered for so long. Hyundai lowered and widened the vehicle, increased its wheelbase, enlarged the wheel wells, enhanced the aerodynamics, and shortened the overhangs for an aggressive 3-dimensional look. But the main design focus was centered on the front fascia, which leaves the strongest impression on viewers. And one of the cooler features is the “Vortex Generators” atop the LED boomerang taillights, which reduces air turbulence along with the integrated trunk lip. These divots act as a spoiler to stabilize the Sonata at higher speeds. [Read more…]

2018 Hyundai Accent Sedan: Welcome to the Valley of Fire

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Using the electrifying atmosphere of the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada as a backdrop, Hyundai showcased a cadre of accessorized rides to entice showgoers with their diverse vehicle platforms. The fire and fury from the collection of impressive customs included a 271-horsepower i30 N performance car and the indomitable Santa Fe Sport Moab Edition with 100 additional horses under the hood. After the noise died down round two of the SEMA excursion kicked off to incorporate a daylong test drive in the Valley of Fire with the 2018 Hyundai Accent which is now in its 5th generation. [Read more…]