2021 Hyundai Sonata sedan snares new shoes in top trims

Just a year after went on sale wearing new duds, the 2021 Hyundai Sonata will be available with new shoes to match.

Hyundai announced Thursday that the mid-size sedan will be available with 19-inch wheels wearing Pirelli tires in top trims when it goes on sale next month. The automaker didn’t say how much the sedan would cost, but it’s likely to stay close to the $24,555 base price of the 2020 Sonata.

Like the current model, the 2021 Sonata mid-size sedan will be sold in SE, SEL, SEL Plus, and Limited trim levels. The new 19-inch wheel and Pirelli

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2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line hints at sporty sedan with more to come

The new 2021 Hyundai Elantra sedan isn’t here yet but the automaker is already tempting us with more to come.

Last week, Hyundai released images of its Elantra N Line sedan that amps up the small car’s newfound angular shape.

The Elantra N Line isn’t meant to be confused with the full-fat, high-performance N versions that Hyundai offers—although one of those may be on the way.

Instead, the 2021 Elantra N Line looks the part with a lower nose, bigger intakes, and brash 18-inch wheels. Hyundai said the Elantra N Line will have bigger brakes than the Elantra, but didn’t

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2021 Kia K5 sedan starts at $24,455, up $100 from outgoing Optima

The name may be new, but the price is relatively familiar.

The 2021 Kia K5 sedan that’s arriving in dealers now costs at least $24,455, including mandatory destination charges, the automaker announced Tuesday. That’s $100 more than the base version of the 2020 Kia Optima and $120 less than the related 2020 Hyundai Sonata sedan.

The 2021 K5 will be offered in LX, LXS, GT-Line, EX, and GT trim levels. The base K5 LX is equipped with 16-inch wheels, LED reflector headlights, two USB ports, cloth upholstery, an 8.0-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity,

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New look for luxury sedan, but a lot hasn’t changed

The 2021 Lexus IS luxury compact sedan will begin a new decade sporting much of the same hardware as it had in the last decade.

The small four-door car that was unveiled Monday sports a new body and new look, but under the hood is most of the same hardware found in 2020 versions. When it goes on sale later this year, it will be available in three powertrain configurations: IS300, IS300 AWD, and IS350. Lexus didn’t say how much the car would cost when it goes on sale but it’s not likely to stray far from the $39,585 ask

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