A different sort of truck; should Hyundai build it?

For some time Hyundai has been trying to decide whether to product a pickup truck. Pickups are a large percentage of the North American market, and are highly profitable for the companies with large shares of the full-size segment. But large pickups from Toyota and Nissan have barely dented the market share of the dominant Detroit companies. Could Hyundai hope… More →

2013 Midsize Sedan Price Analysis

For 2013 Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, and Nissan have all redesigned their midsize sedans. Toyota and Volkswagen did the same last year. Is any of them clearly a better value than the others? Maybe the new Accord? Honda claims to have added “thousands of dollars in new standard features” to the 2013. Or, as is often the case in highly competitive… More →

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Price Analysis

I’ve uploaded pricing and features for the new 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT. This hatchback variant of Hyundai’s compact was developed primarily for the European market, so it’s more of a driver’s car than the Elantra sedan. With the Style Package (you want it) the GT lists for $21,920. This is about $1,100 more than the car it replaces, the Elantra… More →