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What is SHIFTRONIC?

SHIFTRONIC

SHIFTRONIC is a unique transmission system which is available on the Hyundai Elantra. This transmission system allows the driver to override the automatic transmission and manually shift gears to gain more control over the car's performance. Once a driver is in the SHIFTRONIC mode, he can up shift and down shift as he would with a standard transmission, but the onboard computer will prevent the engine from over-revving or stalling out. SHIFTRONIC offers the benefits of a manual transmission when it is advantageous without the headache of constantly having to shift gears in stop-and-go traffic.

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The New Look of the Hyundai Accent

The redesigned Hyundai Accent

Though many assume that a stylish car must be expensive, Hyundai intends to shatter that perception. Unveiled at the Canadian International Auto Show, the 2018 Hyundai Accent has all the beauty of a luxury vehicle at an easily affordable price, allowing drivers of all backgrounds and incomes to hit the road in style.

Exterior Enhancements

The 2018 Accent is designed to mirror the Hyundai Elantra GT, adapting many of the latter car’s most celebrated features onto a more compact model. The most immediately recognizable feature is the chrome grille, which sports the same signature cascading design as Hyundai’s…

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What is Hyundai Bumper to Bumper Warranty

Hyudnai Assurance

When a consumer comes in to buy a new car from any dealership, there’s going to be the second element which is the car warranty. This is a protection plan that ensures the quality of the car bought performs as it was marketed and sold. In the case where there is something wrong, the dealership and brand then commit to fix the problem, within limitations, to make sure the new car operates as it was marketed within reasonable use. This protection lasts for a set period or number of miles driven and then it expires. There are optional plans…

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Hyundai Tucson and Genesis Winners of JD Power Tech Study

Welcome to Genesis Technology

J.D. Power recently announced the results of a customer satisfaction survey. The survey polled recent car buyers 90 days after purchasing their vehicles regarding their satisfaction with the tech features. Tech features that were considered ran the full gamut, from safety features like lane departure warnings to entertainment to navigation to connectivity. Two makes stood head and shoulders above the crowd: BMW and Hyundai. There were two Hyundai models that fared especially well in the study” The Hyundai Tucson came away with the best results for small vehicles and the Hyundai Genesis came away with the best result in…

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Genesis’ First: 2017 G80

2017 G80

The evolution of the Genesis brand is impressive – what was once merely a mid-level model in an entry-level brand has grown into something special. While the Hyundai Genesis provided an excellent luxury vehicle, Hyundai noted that there was also a consumer push for an up-market brand that would not only provide sedans, but luxury SUVs and sports cars. Splitting off the Genesis name and redeveloping it into its own brand, Hyundai taps into the growth potential seen before by companies such as Honda and Nissan, who developed their own luxury brands.

Making a Move

Despite being one of the leading…

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New Hyundai Luxury Brand Genesis

All new Genesis Family

If you're already a fan of the Hyundai Genesis - and who isn't? - it probably came as little surprise to you that Hyundai decided to build on the success of their firsts foray into the luxury car market by spinning Genesis off as a standalone brand. After all, the Hyundai Genesis had taken the auto world by storm, quickly rising to be one of the fiercest competitors in a highly competitive segment of the marketplace.

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Best Hyundai Vehicles for Lake Norman Outdoor Activities

Lake Norman State Park

If you’re like us, you know that one of the best reasons to live in the Lake Norman area is to spend time outdoors, either out on the lake itself or having fun in the areas surrounding it. Having the right vehicle for you, or you and your family, can be the key to avoiding logistics headaches and can help you to have a great time outdoors. The good news is, Hyundai offers plenty…

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How to Add Android Auto and CarPlay to Your Hyundai

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Starting in 2015, Hyundai integrating Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in its vehicles. Since then, the ability to install both systems has been enabled in a number of models. Currently, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are available in select versions of the 2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport, the 2016 Tucson, the 2016 Genesis, and the 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, among other models.

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The Luxury Features of Hyundai Vehicles

2017 Hyundai Equus

Hyundai has a reputation for being reliable and doing so at a reasonable price. While you may not necessarily automatically think “luxury” when you think about a Hyundai, the fact is that the Korean automaker has quite a bit to offer when it comes to high-end amenities.

Let’s take a look at some of the luxury features of Hyundai vehicles that you can choose from today:

  • The usual power features. Like any luxury vehicle…
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The 5 Best Music Streaming Apps for Your Commute

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Everyone knows about Pandora's music streaming app. During your Lake Norman commute, you might want something a little different from Pandora's algorithms and stations. That's where the rest of these iOS and Android music streaming apps come into play. Get the music you want in both free and paid versions, and your commute will melt away, as you listen to new music and your old favorites.

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