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Malibu A Midsize Bargan

2013 Chevy Malibu

DETROIT-Detroit and Ontario autowriters stole a gold medal away from rivals at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) by awarding a top honor to decibels, making the 2013 Malibu a top contender and GM’s ‘quietest car ever.’ Recognizing the importance of sound as a category in new-car construction, the jury gave the aero-styled Malibu […]

Learning to live with MPG averages

DEARBORN, MI-The MPG mixup involving Hyundai and Kia in November sparked a better-than-expected turnout here at a Center for Automotive Research briefing December 6, but researchers from a variety of sources shed sorely-needed light on the methods and problems of determining the MPG averages which every vehicle purchaser has to see on the ‘Monroney stickers’ […]

MPG Rating Snafu Trips Hyundai/Kia

Hyundai/Kia group has been dealt a disclosure blow by the EPA, egged on by competitors sick of the Korean automakers claims of econocar advantages and ads playing up the exposure of the Hyundai and Kia brands to refunds because of the glitches. Hyundai and Kia owners stand to share a windfall of gasoline credits averaging […]

Hyundai-Kia Caught Puffing MPG Scores

Hyundai Kia Motors

South Korea’s standout twin automakers, Hyundai and Kia, pleaded guilty November 3 to a commonly committed offense-overstating gas mileage of vehicles on EPA stickers. The crime of over-hyping was uncovered by the federal agency on several of the most popular Hyundai and Kia models, such as the Elantra and Rio. An estimated 900,000 vehicles sold […]