Sport Utility Vehicles, or SUVs, have become one of the most
popular categories of vehicles in the United States. While the definition of a
Sport Utility Vehicle is somewhat fluid and continuously evolving, the class
combines many of the features found in off-road vehicles with the ride and
handling capabilities that consumers expect from a more traditional passenger
When it comes to loading up the SUV with cargo, whether it’s a trip to the grocery store or a weekend getaway with the family, your SUV liftgate can make or break your experience. A bulky liftgate that is difficult to open can leave you in a bind when your hands are full, while an easy to open liftgate can save the day. Choosing the SUV with the best liftgate can be a significant factor when it comes to overall satisfaction with your vehicle.
We’ve got exciting news: The upcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz,
Hyundai’s first truck, is hitting our Birmingham dealership floor sometime in
2021. Well, for the sake of semantics, the Santa Cruz isn’t a truck—it’s a
compact crossover pickup. But you say,” Tomato,” and we say, “Truck.”
Hyundai hasn’t released a lot of details, but we’ve done the research, tracked down the rumors, and have a good idea of what Hyundai’s new compact truck will be like. So, if you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional pickup truck that’s built in the US, you’ll want to continue reading about what Hyundai has in store with its all-new Santa Cruz model.
Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite gearhead? We have one every car-lover is sure to love – a brand new Hyundai Elantra! If that’s a bit outside of your gift-budget comfort zone, how about one of these great Black Friday and Cyber Monday car accessory deals instead? We’ve rounded up 2019’s six best holiday deals that any gearhead will appreciate.
Thanksgiving: The holiday in which gratefulness gets dished out by the spirited bowlful. However, tens of thousands of people across the country aren’t able to truly enjoy the Thanksgiving festivities. In some cases, the kindness of volunteers is the only holiday joy they get to experience. So, embrace the time you have with family, then pay it forward by volunteering on Thanksgiving Day.
There you are, swiping past seemingly hundreds of subcompact SUVs as you search for a new crossover to call your own. Two of the more popular SUV models, Hyundai Kona and Honda HR-V, strike your fancy. But which one should be your family’s next home away from home? When it comes time to buy or lease a new compact SUV, make the right choice. Read on to find out why the 2020 Hyundai Kona is HR-V’s more capable arch-nemesis.
Kona is priced competitively in the subcompact crossover segment, and its
price is lower than the HR-V’s. Compare pricing of comparable HR-V and Kona trims
vs. HR-V LX: $19,990 vs. $20,620
vs. HR-V EX: $21,800 vs. $23,820
Limited vs. HR-V EX-L: $25,550 vs. $25,420
Ultimate vs. HR-V Touring: $27,500 vs. $28,640
Something exciting has been brewing at Hyundai HQ. It looks like an Elantra. It acts like an Elantra. It sounds like an Elantra. Could it be a new 2020 Hyundai Elantra? You bet.
The Elantra has always been impressive (read about the 2013 model that traveled over 1 million miles on its original powertrain). Now, following an inspired facelift last year, the upscale 2020 Elantra is even more impressive, proving once and for all that cars – that is, affordable, well-equipped, good cars – still have a place in our crossover-crowded world.
Are Hyundai vehicles reliable? Farrah Haines of Kansas has
your answer; in just 5 years, Haines, a delivery driver stationed in Kansas, stunningly
put 1 million miles on the odometer of her original ’13 Hyundai
Elantra. To put that dumbfounding number in perspective: driving an average of
14,000 miles annually, your typical American driver would rack up 1,000,000
miles in…71 years and change. Farrah, you’re a certified legend in our book.
That sentiment also extends to the Elantra she’s driving.
Putting a million miles on any car is an astounding feat, but doing it on an
original powertrain — well, that sends Hyundai to the ranks of “next-level
legendary.” So, being one of the most reliable auto brands in America, Hyundai
is well-deserving of all the internet salutes and reimagined The
Proclaimers song lyrics you can muster.
I would drive 500,000 miles
And I would drive 500,000 more
Just to be the car who drives a million miles
To deliver boxes, door-to-door
But how did the Hyundai
Elantra do it? The answer may surprise you (probably not – it’s TLC
From Hoover to Tuscaloosa, local concertgoers are in for a real summertime treat this year, as musicians from all over America are planning tour pit stops in Alabama. Whether you’re into country, classic rock, or kid music, Birmingham’s the place to be! Fill up your 2019 summer calendar with these brilliant Birmingham events and concerts.
Shoot 2 Thrill: All-Girl AC/DC Tribute Band
Date: July 5, 2019 Location: Iron City Grill (Birmingham, AL) Price: $10+ (buy tix here) Ages: E for Everyone/21+ Details: Based out of Raleigh, Shoot 2 Thrill is setting their amp volume to 11 for a special Birmingham concert at Iron City Grill this July. The 5-piece, all-female, AC/DC tribute band invites everyone to come rip some air-guitar chords, belt out the hits, and have a great time reliving hard rock classics. –(www.ironcitybham.com)
June 16. Father’s Day. The day after frantic sons and
daughters are reminded to buy Dad a gift. Will you settle for a homemade
macaroni necklace and whatever cheesy Father’s Day card is left at the store?
Or will this be the year you show Dad that he’s more than just your piggy bank
and occasional chauffeur?
This Father’s Day, give your Hyundai-loving pops something
he can really enjoy. Here are a few Hyundai accessories
that may be right in his wheelhouse.
Even as more and more Americans flock to the land of
crossovers, the midsize sedan segment is holding strong thanks to a few quality
cars—the Hyundai Sonata being one of
them. Surprisingly spacious, highly affordable, and heavy on the in-car tech,
Hyundai Sonata doesn’t rest on its laurels as one of the most recognizably
named sedans. Instead, it’s setting new
standards in its class. Here are the 5 main reasons why any shopper should
consider buying or leasing the new Sonata.