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Since the weather isn't oppressing during the fall, this is the time to take road trips. If you want to see some of the best fall foliage, you need to head out to the mountains. If you prefer more action, then you can head out to a place with tons of music venues and other places with something going on just about every day.

Cherohala Skyway

Before you head out, be sure to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Hyundai South. And, if you are considering a new vehicle, what better way to celebrate your new car by taking a road trip. Head over to our sales department to pick up your next vehicle now.

Plan a road trip over the Cherohala Skyway. The Skyway is 42 miles long and it reaches a mile above sea level. Starting in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, the Skyway crosses the Great Smoky Mountains into Robbinsville, North Carolina. The Skyway is comprised of two highways: Tennessee State Highway 165 and North Carolina 143. You'll follow a mile-high ridge in the Unicoi Mountains. Tellico Plains is at 930 feet and the highest point at Santeetlah Overlook is 5,390 feet - just over a mile.

The road starts at the Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center at 225 Cherohala Skyway. Pick up maps, information, a picnic lunch, drinks and top off the tank. There are no restaurants or gas stations on the Skyway. However, there are plenty of great views including a side trip to Bald River Falls; hiking, fishing and camping in Nantahala National Forest; Santeetlah Overlook; and the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest.

The Old Blues Highway

Starting in Memphis, you can take Highway 61 along a legendary route that follows the Mississippi River. Follow the route to Vicksburg to find plenty of music including soul, R&B and gospel.

In Memphis, be sure to visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, located at 926 E. McLemore Ave. The museum is named after the famous record label that recorded Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding and the Staple Singers.

Take a tour with Tad Pierson of American Dream Safari (americandreamsafari.com) of Memphis nightclubs to hear live Blues music. Before you leave Memphis, stop at Downtown's Rendezvous at 52 S. Second Street or Tops Bar-B-Q located at 1258 Union Ave. for some of the best barbecue. Head out to Tunica, Clarksdale, Rosedale and Vicksburg for more music and great food.

Before you head out on any of these road trips, make sure your vehicle is in shape for these trips, especially the trip over the mountains. Have everything including the brakes checked at Superior Hyundai South.


2014 Hyundai Elantra Clearance Event

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If you are considering buying a new vehicle, now is the time to head over to Superior Hyundai South. Take advantage of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra clearance event. We have over 100 units available for 0 percent APR for up to 60 months or $1,500 retail bonus cash. Plus, you can take 90 days to make your first payment.

The 2014 Hyundai Elantra has tons of convenience, safety, security and entertainment features. Standard features vary from the base model, sport or limited models, however you can choose a base mode and add additional options.

Convenience Features

Whether you will use the Elantra for commuting or take long road trips, the auto maker ensures that you will be comfortable. Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, a power moon roof, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, heated power door mirrors, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders, speed control, front and rear door bins, an overhead console, heated front seats, remote keyless entry and illuminated entry.

Entertainment Features

Entertainment features in the sport model include a 4.3-inch primary LCD screen, Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, AM/FM stereo, MP3 decoder, a CD player and six speakers.

Safety and Security Features

Safety and security features include electronic stability control, traction control, four-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, ABS brakes, speed-sensing steering, perimeter/approach lights, a security system and panic alarm, ignition disable, and in the sport model, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, an occupant sensing airbag and dual front impact airbags.

Additional features in the sport model features fully automatic headlights, front fog lights, delay off headlights, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster and a low tire pressure warning system.

Powertrain

The engine in the sport model is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder; and it is backed by a mode select, manual shift six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. This combination makes 166 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 148 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm. The sport model runs on regular unleaded fuel and gets 28 mpg* combined city and highway.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to learn more about our Elantra clearance event and to test drive one of the Elantra models on the lot.


Cincinnati Events


Fall events abound in Cincinnati, and since winter is close on the heels of fall, it's a great time to take advantage of the weather while it's not too hot - nor too cold. If you just bought a new Hyundai from Superior Hyundai South, these events are also a great time to show off your new car.

For those who like Latin music, attend the PNC Summer Music Series: Salsa on the Square, presented by the Fountain Square Management Group. The event will be held on the Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 11 and September 18, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. until 10: 00 p.m. The event features salsa bands and dancers, plus you'll get some tips from expert instructors.

Admission is free and you'll find covered parking in the nearby garages, including the garage under the Fifth Third building. For more information, contact (513) 763-8036.

If you prefer dancing, attend The Kaplan New Works Series, presented by the Cincinnati Ballet. This series showcases dancers and celebrates modern choreographers. The event will be held at the Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut Street in downtown Cincinnati. There are 10 dates and times: Thursday, September 11 through Saturday September 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.; Wednesday, September 18 through Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Admission starts at $50. You can park in the garages and lots in the area, or you can take advantage of valet parking at the northeast and southeast corner of 7th and Walnut Streets for $7. For more information, call (513) 621-2787.

If you're looking for something to do that involves eating, visit Findlay Market for Eat Local for the Globe. This event benefits the Findlay Market Fund and will be held at 1801 Race Street, Over-the-Rhine, Ohio, 45202. The event will be held on Thursday September 11, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $95 and reservations are required. For more information, contact (513) 665-4839.

Before you head out - unless you just bought a new car from Superior Hyundai South - it's a good idea to have your car serviced, especially if it's been a while since you've done so or if you have scheduled maintenance that is due.


September Specials at Superior Hyundai South

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If you have been putting off coming in for a new car, whether it's a purchase or lease, now is the time to get rid of the procrastination fever and stop by Superior Hyundai South so you can take advantage of our specials.

Take advantage of our Sonata Premier Event. During the month of September, you can pick up a new 2015 Hyundai Sonata for $199 or $159 per month with all additional rebates and may even qualify for $0 down. This is a 36-month lease that comes with 36,000 miles.

You can also lease the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport for $229 per month or $189 per month with all additional rebates. This deal also features $0 down. This is a 36-month lease that comes with 36,000 miles and is part of our Sonata Premier Event.

Pick up a 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited for $259 per month or $219 per month with all additional rebates. You may also qualify for $0 down on this deal. This is also a 36-month lease with 36,000 miles.

Take advantage of our need to clear the lot of the 2014 models so that we can make room for the 2015 models. Pick up a 2014 Sonata for 0 percent APR for 60 months plus $500 cash back or get $2,000 retail bonus cash. If you qualify, you may also take 90 days to make your first payment.

You can also take advantage of a similar deal on 2014 Elantra models. Choose 0 percent APR for 60 months or $1,500 retail bonus cash on any 2014 Elantra model. You may also qualify for no payments for 90 days on this deal.

We also have a parts deal running until December 31, 2014. You can pick up a spare tire kit for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Accent, Elantra, Veloster and Sonata models for only $267. This kit retails for $389.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to take advantage of our lease specials or to pick up a spare tire kit for your Elantra, Sonata, Accent or Veloster. If you prefer to purchase instead of lease, ask your salesperson about any purchase specials we may be running. Be sure to ask about any rebates you may qualify for.


Fun Road Trip Games


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After getting your vehicle serviced at Superior Hyundai South - or buying or leasing a new vehicle from us - you're ready for a road trip. One of the things you should think about "packing" is some road trip games to keep the kids busy. Otherwise, they're going to get bored, even with a DVD player in the vehicle and they'll start driving you up the proverbial wall. Keeping them busy will keep them from arguing with each other and will also give them an opportunity to learn. Who ever thought homework could be fun?

Spelling Bee

If you have younger kids, get their spelling list from the teacher. You can use those words or mix them with other words. If you want to make the game more exciting or you run out of school words, you can have the kids spell the names of things you see on the road. You might see a sign and have them spell "sign." You might see a motel and have them spell "motel." Just be sure to pick words that are age-appropriate. For example, you wouldn't have a 6-year-old spell "rambunctious" even though the kids might be acting that way.

I Spy

I Spy is an oldie but goodie. One person starts with saying, "I spy? and then give a clue such as a color, the first letter of the item, etc. That person gives clues until someone guesses. The person that guesses goes next. Make sure the things everyone picks are within everyone's vision for at least a few minutes. Pick things in the car or farther down the road.

Group Story is also an oldie, but goodie. One person starts with a line, then another person adds to it and so on, to make a story. You can make this more challenging by ruling that the last word of the sentence must rhyme with the last word of the previous sentence. You can also create poetry this way, instead of doing a regular story.

Keeping the kids busy during a road trip makes the trip entertaining, relaxing and fun for all. And when you don't have to worry about your vehicle that just tops it all off. Be sure to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Hyundai South if you haven't recently - or if you haven't bought or leased a new vehicle this summer.


Fuel Efficient Hyundai Vehicles

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If you are in the market for a vehicle that get excellent fuel economy, then stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive the Elantra, Accent, Veloster, Sonata or Sonata hybrid. All of these get at least 24 mpg* in the city and at least 34 mpg* on the highway and are perfect for commuting or taking long trips.

The 2014 Hyundai Elantra coupe features a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that makes 173 horsepower. It is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and features ABS brakes, several airbags, 17-inch aluminum wheels, ABS and driveline traction control, cruise control and electronic stability control. The coupe gets 24 mpg* in the city and 34 mpg* on the highway.

The 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT features the same engine, but is backed by a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. It also has four-wheel ABS brakes, several airbags, and ABS and driveline traction control. However, the GT features16-inch aluminum wheels instead of the coupe's 17-inch wheels.

The 2014 Hyundai Sonata hybrid features a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The gas engine puts out 159 horsepower and the electric motor puts out 47 horsepower. Total system horsepower is 199. The hybrid features 16-inch aluminum wheels, several airbags, electronic stability control and ABS and driveline traction control. It gets 36 mpg* in the city and 40 mpg* on the highway.

The 2014 Hyundai Accent hatchback features a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 138 horsepower and 123 pound-feet of torque. The engine features variable valve control and is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. It features several airbags, anti-whiplash front head restraints, electronic stability control and traction control. The Accent gets 27 mpg* in the city and 38 mpg* on the highway.

The 2014 Hyundai Veloster hatchback features a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine backed by a six-speed manual transmission. Standard features include four-wheel ABS brakes, several airbags, 17-inch aluminum wheels, electronic stability control and cruise control. The Veloster gets 26 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive any of these economical vehicles or any of the other vehicles on the lot. Ask your salesperson about any specials on these models - you can save on the initial price, too.


Top Events in Ohio


You just bought a new Hyundai at Superior Hyundai South and now you are looking for something to do - after all, you have a brand new vehicle and the newness hasn't worn off yet. It seems to be a shame just to drive it to work. August has plenty of Ohio events - you can take a day trip or make a weekend out of the event. Because the events are popular, you may want to make hotel reservations if you plan on staying overnight - you may find yourself without a hotel room if you try to check in without reservations.

The Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival will be held on August 14, 2014 through August 16, 2014 in Bucyrus, Ohio. Enjoy some of the best brats around plus some free concerts at the festival. At 9:30 p.m. on Friday night, Aaron Tippin will be providing entertainment. On Saturday night at 9:30 p.m., Red Wanting Blue will be providing entertainment.

On Thursday, you can join in or watch several events, including a bratwurst eating contest, pigtail contest, an ice cream eating contest, pretty baby contest, and more. Enjoy a parade at 7:00 p.m., then the Queen's pageant at 8:00 p.m.

Friday brings a pizza eating contest and crème puff eating contest. The parade for Friday begins at 7:00 p.m. Saturday brings mini moto and a hoop shoot. The parade starts at 4:00 p.m., then at 7:00 p.m., take part in the Stein Auction. The Famous Men's Legs Contest starts at 8:00 p.m.

Head out on State Route 204 from Columbus for the Sweet Corn Festival. The festival takes place about 25 miles outside of Columbus and is held on the south shore of Buckeye Lake. In addition to the freshest sweet corn, you'll enjoy many other foods, a huge midway, square dancing, a tractor pull, historical exhibits, contests - to watch or take part in - and you can listen to top-name country music stars in this four-day event. Profits from the event go to 75 non-profit charitable organizations. All of them will be operating the food and game concessions. The Sweet Corn Festival will take place from August 27, 2014 through August 30, 2014. Hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to pick up a new Hyundai if you are in the market for a new vehicle or make a service appointment to have your vehicle serviced before you head out on the road.

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2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited Hybrid

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The 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited hybrid, available at Superior Hyundai South, is the perfect vehicle for someone who needs great fuel economy for commuting or to save money on long trips. This hybrid features a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine and an electric motor backed by a SHIFTRONIC six-speed automatic transmission.

This combination gets 36 mpg* in the city and 40 mpg* on the highway. The gas engine makes 159 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 154 pound-feet of torque at 4,500 rpm. Combined horsepower is 199 at 5,500 rpm. The gas engine features variable valve control and sequential multi-point fuel injection.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, heated power door mirrors with turn signal indicators, and auto-dimming rearview mirror, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, front and rear beverage holders, front dual zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control and an overhead console.

Additional features include a leather steering wheel, a front center armrest with storage, leather upholstery, speed control, front and rear door bins, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry, an emergency communication system and a navigation system.

Entertainment features include nine Infinity speakers, a diversity antenna, a 7-inch primary LCD screen, a radio data system, Bluetooth, MP3 decoder, CD player and two first row LCD monitors.

Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, anti-whiplash front head restraints, an overhead airbag, occupant-sensing airbag and dual front impact airbags.

Additional features include ignition disable, fully automatic headlights, front fog lights, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster, speed sensitive wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

The Sonata hybrid will comfortably seat a family of up to five people. The front features 57.9 inches of shoulder room, 45.5 inches of legroom and 55.2 inches of hip room. The rear features 34.6 inches of legroom, 54.9 inches of hip room and 56.7 inches of shoulder room.

For more information about the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited hybrid, stop by Superior Hyundai South for a test drive. Be sure to ask your salesperson for a list of standard features and additional options.


Hyundai Vehicles under $20k


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If you're looking for a new or used vehicle for under $20,000, stop by Superior Hyundai South - we have several 2014 models plus several used models (not necessarily Hyundai models) on our lot. You can choose from a 2012 Cruze, a 2011 Impala, 2008 Impala LT, 2010 Dodge Avenger R/T, or the 2014 Elantra, Accent or Sonata in several trim levels.

The 2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited is just under $19,000 and you get a ton of features including Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, heated front and rear seats, turn signal indicators in the heated power door mirrors, a mode select transmission, front fog lights, delay off headlights and a rear window defroster.

The Elantra Limited features a 1.8-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. It gets 28 mpg* in the city and 38 mpg* on the highway. This combination makes 145 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 130 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm.

The 2014 Hyundai Sonata GLS is just under $18,000 and is also loaded with features including one-touch up and down windows, an emergency communication system, SiriusXM radio, heated door mirrors, a SHITRONIC transmission, security system, anti-whiplash front head restraints, variably intermittent wipers and speed sensitive wipers.

The Sonata GLS features a 2.4-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination gets 24 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway. The engine/trans combination in the GLS makes 190 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 179 pound-feet of torque at 4,250 rpm.

The 2014 Hyundai Accent GLS is just over $18,000 and includes tilt steering, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry, heated power door mirrors, anti-whiplash front head restraints, a panic alarm, an overhead airbag, speed sensing steering, a rear window defroster, ABS brakes, dual front side impact airbags, and SiriusXM radio.

The Accent GLS features a 1.6-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. It gets 27 mpg* in the city and 37 mpg* on the highway. This combination makes 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 123 pound-feet of torque at 4,850 rpm.

For more information including a full list of standard features and option on these three vehicles, stop by Superior Hyundai South. Also ask about the used vehicles on the lot and what features and options they are equipped with.


Buying a New vs. Used Car


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When you head out to Superior Hyundai South, you can buy a new or used car - and this is a personal choice. Often people who want something with more bells and whistles will buy a used car as they can get more vehicle for their money. Often, you can find vehicles just a couple of years old with decent mileage on them.

Instead of having to settle for a Sonata, you just might be able to find a Genesis with all of the bells and whistles, just the right financing, and low mileage to boot.

You'll find that buying used has other benefits, too - depreciation is a big one. A used vehicle that is just a couple of years old doesn't depreciate as fast as a brand new car. And, when you buy a used car from us, we make sure the vehicle is in excellent working condition and is up to date on service.

When you go to trade in your new-to-you car in a few years, you won't lose as much money as you would if you were to buy a brand new vehicle. And, if you keep it in great condition and keep the mileage low enough, you could make out pretty good.

Right now, Superior Hyundai South has a 2011 Hyundai Genesis for just over $24,000 - and it has just over 15,500 miles on it. This model has tons of bells and whistle including illuminated entry, distance pacing cruise control, a power moon roof, steering wheel memory, automatic temperature control, a memory seat, remote keyless entry, a navigation system, a 17-speaker audio system, heated and ventilated front seats, a leather steering wheel, auto-dimming door mirrors, heated door mirrors, a 4.6-liter engine that makes 385 horsepower, parking sensors, high intensity discharge headlights, rain-sensing wipers and more.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive this or any other used vehicle on the lot. Be sure to ask your salesperson about all of the features with each vehicle, and whether the vehicle you are test driving has any added options included.


2015 Hyundai Elantra SE


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If you are in the market for a sedan that has plenty of power yet doesn't break your pocket or make you cry at the gas pump, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2015 Hyundai Elantra SE. The Elantra SE features a 1.8-liter engine backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission.

The engine features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. It makes 145 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 130 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm - and runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Convenience features include one-touch down windows, a driver and passenger vanity mirror, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, front and rear door bins and beverage holders, speed control, remote keyless entry, an overhead console and illuminated entry.

Additional features include a split bench rear seat, front bucket seats, a rear seat center armrest and heated power door mirrors.

Entertainment features include a CD player, MP3 decoder, AM/FM radio, SiriusXM radio and six speakers.

Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, ABS brakes, brake assist, four-wheel disc brakes, a panic alarm and security system, perimeter/approach lights, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag, dual front impact airbags and an occupant sensing airbag.

Additional features include delay off headlights, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster and a low tire pressure warning system.

Though the Elantra looks like a small sedan, you'll find plenty of room for the family. The front features 40 inches of head room, 55.9 inches of shoulder room, 43.6 inches of leg room and 53.5 inches of hip room. The rear features 33.1 inches of leg room, 52.7 inches of hip room, 37.1 inches of head room and 54.8 inches of shoulder room.

For a full list of features and options available for the Elantra SE, stop by Superior Hyundai South for a test drive. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any discounts or specials - for a lease or purchase - and about any service specials.


2014 Hyundai Azera Limited


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If you are in the market for a new vehicle and can't decide which one you want, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2014 Hyundai Azera Limited. You'll get a comfortable sedan with many bells and whistles - and it's just the right size for a family of four or five.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, vanity mirrors for the driver and passenger, front and rear door bins and beverage holders, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, dual zone air conditioning for the front, automatic climate control, an overhead console, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, speed control, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry and an emergency communication system.

Additional features include heated front bucket seats, a center armrest for the front and rear seats, heated power door mirrors with turn signal indicators and leather upholstery.

Entertainment features include a 6-inch LCD screen, radio data system, Bluetooth, MP3 decoder, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM stereo, eight speakers and a CD player.

The engine is a 3.3-liter V-6 that makes 293 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 255 pound-feet of torque at 5,200 rpm. The engine is backed by a mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination gets 19 mpg* in the city and 29 mpg* on the highway.

Safety and Security features include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, ignition disable, fully automatic headlights, delay off headlights, front fog lights, variably intermittent wipers, a rear window defroster and speed sensitive wipers.

Additional safety features include an occupant sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, a knee airbag, dual front side impact airbags, an overhead airbag and a rear side impact airbag.

The Azera Limited has plenty of room for up to five people. The front features 40.3 inches of headroom, 58.3 inches of shoulder room, 45.5 inches of leg room and 54.6 inches of hip room. The rear features 36.8 inches of legroom, 54.2 inches of hip room, 37.6 inches of headroom and 56.4 inches of shoulder room.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive this model or any other model on the lot. Ask your salesperson about any deals on leasing or purchasing the Azera or any other model on the lot.


Why Choose Superior Hyundai South

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When you are ready to purchase or lease a vehicle, you must consider several things, including what kind of vehicle you want, the price of the vehicle, what make you want - and finally, where you're going to get the vehicle. Not all dealerships are the same when it comes to easy financing and customer service.

Customer Service

Superior Hyundai South has salespeople who care about what you need - you are not "just another sale" to them. Our sales team is experienced and courteous, allowing it to guide you to the proper vehicle that fits your needs and your financial situation. The sales team is also knowledgeable about every vehicle on the lot and will willingly answer your questions.

Financing

When you decide to finance a vehicle - as opposed to leasing it - we will find the best rate possible for you. Granted, rates depend on your credit score, but we will keep looking for the best rate whether it is from Hyundai or an outside bank.

Leasing

If you are the type of person who likes to upgrade every couple years, leasing might be the way to go for you. You can also get more vehicle for your money when you lease as the monthly payments are typically lower than when you finance. If you don't plan to drive the vehicle for more than a few years before you upgrade, then ask our sales team about leasing options.

Specials

One of the best reasons to buy or lease your next vehicle from Superior Hyundai South is because of the specials we offer. We offer special rates on some leases, special financing on some purchases, and we offer service specials. Service specials often include deals on required maintenance, service and even repairs.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive your next new vehicle, whether you choose to buy it outright or lease it. Whether you prefer a sedan, SUV or coupe - or even a luxury sedan, we have the vehicle that will fit your lifestyle.


Summertime Events in Cincinnati

If you are in the market for a new car for commuting and getting to summer events in Cincinnati, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive a sedan, coupe or SUV. With many models to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect vehicle for your family. While many summer events might be close to your home, an unreliable vehicle could put a damper on your plans. A new vehicle is sure to get you there - and on time.

Newport, Kentucky is just across the river and features many events and attractions, including BB Riverboats, located at 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, Ken., 41071. Make reservations for a great riverboat ride, a winery sunset cruise, a beer and barbecue cruise - or even hold your wedding reception on the boat. Departure times and ticket rates vary depending on the type of cruise, so call ahead and make reservations. For more information, call (859) 261-8500 or (800) 261-8586.

If you want to cool off on a steaming hot day, visit Soak City Waterpark at King's Island. The waterpark is located at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Island, Ohio 45034. Enjoy family rides, thrill rides, Planet Snoopy, dining, live entertainment and more. For more information about rates and attractions at the waterpark, call (800) 288-0808.

If you're a baseball fan, plan to attend some or all of the Cincinnati Reds games. If you book a hotel, you can even get tickets to the Reds at a reduced rate. Even if you live in the area, this is perfect for a weekend of partying and baseball. Upcoming games include the Brewers, the Cubs, the Pirates and the Nationals. For more information on a hotel package, visit Cincinnatiusa.com/reds.

For some all-day fun, plan a day or a weekend at Coney Island and Sunlite Pool. The park is located at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45230. The Sunlite Pool is open from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Rides are open from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Parking is $8. For a combination Pool and Ride combo ticket, tickets are $9.95 for kids aged 2 to 4 years and $21.95 for kids aged 5 years and older. For more information call (513) 232-8230.

If you do not plan to buy a new vehicle in the next few months, be sure to bring your current vehicle to Superior Hyundai South for service and any scheduled maintenance.

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2015 Hyundai Tucson

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The 2015 Hyundai Tucson is expected to be available at Superior Hyundai South in the beginning of 2015. It is expected to be unveiled at the November 2014 auto show in Los Angeles. Hyundai has redesigned the 2015 model, though it will still be considered an affordable compact crossover. Rumors state that the new Tucson will take some features from the Santa Fe. Additional changes could include lighter panels, a larger grille, new LED lights and more defined features.

Various outlets have reported having seen the new Tucson being tested at Nurburgring, Germany, though it was camouflaged so that photographers could not see many of the design changes.

The 2014 Hyundai Tucson

If you are in the market for a new vehicle now and don't want to wait for the 2015 Tucson to reach us, stop by to test drive the 2014 Hyundai Tucson SE, which features a 2.4-liter engine backed by a Shiftronic mode select six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 182 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 177 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm.

The Tucson gets 21 mpg* in the city, 28 mpg* on the highway and runs on regular unleaded fuel. The engine features a variable intake manifold and variable valve control.

Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a security system and panic alarm, adjustable anti-whiplash front head restraints, several airbags, fully automatic headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, delay-off head lights, variably intermittent wipers and a low tire pressure warning system.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, tilt and telescopic steering, vanity mirrors, beverage holders and door bins, speed control, illuminated entry, an overhead console and remote keyless entry.

You can expect to see these features on the 2015 model. For a full list of convenience, entertainment, security and safety features on the 2014 model, stop by Superior Hyundai South for a test drive. Keep your eye on this space for more information on the 2015 model year as soon as it becomes available.


Hyundai Buys Solo Sponsorship of Hulu's Mario Batali Show

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One of the best ways to market a product is to use unconventional marketing. This makes people pay attention to the ad campaign. Hyundai has done just that for the Genesis, which is available at Superior Hyundai South.

In its newest ad campaign, Hyundai bought sole sponsorship rights for "The High Road" series on Hulu. The series is shot in New York and is filmed in black and white. Mario Batali interview celebrities on the show. This season's shows will include Jimmy Fallon, George Stephanopoulos, Rachel Ray and Isabella Rossellini. Part of Rossellini's interview will be shot in a Hyundai Genesis.

According to David Matathia, the director of marketing for Hyundai, people want content on their own terms, they want "what they want when they want it." Maatathia says that branded content such as the ad campaign with Hulu and "The High Road" gives the auto maker a huge advantage.

Because Hyundai puts a lot of effort into its launches so that it can build awareness for consumers. He also needs to sustain the launch activity when it's time for the next new model to come out. Creating a sole sponsorship allows just that, it allows the auto manufacturer to cater to a specific audience and to make sure that audience sees every new model that comes out, including vehicles with changes, whether significant or insignificant.

Using branded content is a benefit to Hyundai and its partner. In this case, Hyundai benefits because it will be the sole commercial on the show; and "The High Road" benefits as it needed a single, large sponsor for the show.

This is not the first time Hyundai spent this kind of money on an ad campaign. It bought advertising in the Super Bowl and is one of seven official World Cup sponsors. Matathia is hoping to reach a different crowd.

"The High Road," according to Batali, is to "capture conversation with interesting people outside of their personal and professional domains. He also stated that the series is his love letter to New York City.

To learn more about the Genesis and to get a list of convenience, safety, entertainment and security features, stop by Superior Hyundai South today and test drive one of the models on the lot.


Buying vs. Leasing a Car

When you visit Superior Hyundai South to test drive a vehicle, one of the choices you'll have to make is whether to lease or buy. Each method has its own positives and negatives. Figuring out which method suits you best is how you will determine the answer to whether to lease or buy a vehicle.

The benefits of buying a vehicle include the ability to keep the vehicle as long as you want, the ability to change something on the vehicle, and equity in the vehicle. Alterations might include upgrading the wheels, adding some "go fast parts" to the engine, changing the paint color, or even adding bumper stickers.

Additionally, when you buy a vehicle, you don't have mileage restrictions. If your commute is a long one or you like to go on road trips fairly often, you might be better off buying. Or, if you are the type that has to change something, such as adding pin striping, changing out the stock air filter, adding an MSD or any other modification, buying might be better than leasing for you.

Some of the drawbacks of buying a vehicle include having to take a loss because the resale value of the vehicle you like is not as high as some other vehicles, having a chance that you will be upside down on the loan when you decide you want a different vehicle, and not getting to get a new vehicle every few years without possibly having it cost you thousands of dollars.

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The benefits of leasing a vehicle including getting to upgrade every few years, getting more vehicle for the money since lease payments are lower than purchase payments, getting something with a smaller down payment and getting a new vehicle before the warranty runs out.

Some of the drawbacks of leasing include mileage restrictions, if you go over the amount allowed in the lease, you pay a per mile fee at the end of the lease. You won't be able to personalize the vehicle unless you add something that can be removed. The biggest drawback is that you're paying payments on something that you don't get to keep. If you would rather have a new car every few years or if you want the new technology as it becomes available, that might outweigh the drawbacks for you.

Furthermore, while you should make it a practice to do the maintenance on a vehicle whether you buy or lease, if you do not do the maintenance on a leased vehicle, you may be charged a fee. Another downside to leasing is that your credit usually has to be great.

Before you head down to Superior Hyundai South, look at the benefits of buying and leasing and make up your mind which way is better for you so that you are ready to strike a deal when you find the vehicle you just have to have.


Road Trip Activities

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Getting ready for a road trip encompasses several things, including having your vehicle checked or serviced at Superior Hyundai South. If you have kids, you'll also need to plan for some road trip activities or your head might explode about halfway through the trip because the kids are bored and are starting to argue and nit-pick at each other.

A phone or tablet might keep the kids occupied for some of the time, but eventually they will get bored with that. If your vehicle has a DVD player and LCD screens in the back seat, be sure to bring a favorite movie or two, this will help with keeping them occupied during the trip.

If you don't have a DVD player, the kids can download movies and videos on a tablet. Otherwise, you should have some activities planned, such as the Alphabet Game, Yellow Car, I Spy or License Plates.

To play the Alphabet Game, players shout out something they see that begins with a letter of the alphabet. You can start at A or Z. Yellow Car, or choose any color, is played by tallying points whenever someone sees a yellow car. The person to get the points has to be the first to call it out, and it can't be a taxi or a school bus. There are several variations of License Plates, with each type earning a certain number of points. To make it harder, have the kids find rare plates, specialty plates or even plates from Alaska or Hawaii.

Bring a deck of cards with you, you can play some games that don't require a lot of space. Two kids can play Go Fish or War. If the children are older, they can play a form of Rummy where you hold all the matches in your hand.

Additional activities might include hand-held games, such as the PlayStation portable. Be sure you have more than one or two games so the kids can switch out when they get tired of one game.

Before you leave, be sure to stop at Superior Hyundai South to get your vehicle serviced. If it was just serviced, stop by to have us check everything including the fluids.


The Hyundai Sonata Is Your Answer for Style on a Budget

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If you were thinking the price of the Sonata was going up, guess again! Hyundai is shaving the price of the new Sonata sedan, available at Superior Hyundai South. Starting price for the new 2015 model year is about $300 less than the 2014 model, thus helping the midsize sedan compete with other midsize vehicles including the Camry, Accord and Fusion.

This doesn't mean that the Sonata's quality is going to suffer. On the contrary, it is significantly improved, including a new sculpted design, has a better ride, a stiffer body and more technology feature including a driver's knee airbag.

The engines available will include the 2.4-liter and the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. Eventually, Hyundai will release a 2015 Sonata hybrid. According to Bo Pradzinski, the vice president of national sales for Hyundai Motor America, a cornerstone for the auto maker is a strong value proposition. He also stated that the midsize sedan segment is "incredibly competitive" and that Hyundai makes a "conscious effort" to bring a "world-class midsize sedan at an outstanding value" to its customers.

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is already in production at the auto manufacturer's Alabama plant and should already be in most dealerships. If you want to see the new Sonata for yourself, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2015 model year.

Features include a heated power driver's seat, power mirrors, one-touch power windows, a low fuel level warning, cruise control, plenty of storage, speed-proportional power steering, a universal remote transmitter for the garage door or security system, and a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted cruise, transmission and audio controls.

Additional features include interior air filtration, dual zone climate controls for the driver and front passenger, a leather steering wheel, turn signals in the mirrors, and illuminated vanity mirrors for the driver and front passenger.

Safety features include four-wheel ABS brakes, a remote anti-theft system, emergency braking assist, ventilated disc brakes, daytime running lights, front fog lights, dusk-sensing head lights, an engine immobilizer, electronic brakeforce distribution and a low tire pressure monitoring system.

To learn more about all of the 2015 Sonata's entertainment, convenience, safety and security features, stop by Superior Hyundai South for a test drive.


Keep Your Hyundai Looking and Running Cool This Summer

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Whether you have a brand new Hyundai from Superior Hyundai South or you have an older Hyundai, you still need to keep it maintained throughout the summer, including special maintenance for the summer. During the winter, you don't think much about the air conditioning as you don't need it, however, when the heat arrives, you're definitely thinking about that!

Air Conditioning

If you haven't had your air conditioning checked recently, and you feel it's not working up to par, you need to have it checked. Once the super-hot heat arrives, a system that is working sub-par is going to quit on you.

The air conditioning system has several components including the compressor, dryer/accumulator, orifice tube or expansion block, condenser and high- and low-pressure hoses. Of course, you have switches and other electronics and fans that go along with that. In many cases, your vehicle may simply be low on Freon. Topping it off takes care of the problem.

However, you may have a slow leak, or if the system is not cooling at all, but it comes on, you could have a large leak or a blockage. The experienced technicians at Superior Hyundai South have the equipment to diagnose the air conditioning system and to repair it.

Exterior

Spring and summer bring about tons of pollen and dust that build up on your vehicle's paint job. Keeping it washed and waxed makes the paint job stay brighter longer and helps to keep the clear coat from peeling and dulling the paint.

If you have polished aluminum or chrome wheels, be sure to keep the wheels clean. Chrome tends to "pit" if it's not kept clean, and the only way to repair that is to buy new rims or to have the rims rechromed.

Interior

The sun's rays love to destroy vehicle interiors. Keep a sunshade in the windshield if you park your Hyundai outside. The rays will crack the dash pad, fade the carpet and even the headliner, and, depending on the seat material, could fade it or even cause it to crack and tear.

Maintenance Beyond Hyundai's Recommendation

Maintenance beyond Hyundai's recommendation, such as keeping the vehicle washed and waxed, protecting the interior, cleaning the wheels and additional air conditioning service checks is an important part of keeping your vehicle up. Stop by Superior Hyundai South for maintenance and service.


Stay Cool This Summer in an Equus

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When deciding which vehicle you want to buy before you visit Superior Hyundai South, you must consider certain things, including what you will be using the vehicle for. You also want a vehicle that looks and feels "cool." The Equus features dual-zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control for the front passengers, thus keeping everyone cool inside. The exterior even looks cool so you should get lots of comments.

Convenience features include a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with auto tilt away, memory, heat and mounted audio controls; a HomeLink garage door transmitter, front and rear beverage holders, distance pacing cruise control, front and rear door bins, one-touch up and down widows and an overhead console.

Additional features include speed control, illuminated entry, a power moon roof, auto-dimming rearview mirror, memory seat, remote keyless entry, rear air conditioning, head restraints with memory, an emergency communication system and navigation system.

Furthermore, the front and rear seats are heated, power, heated door mirrors, the front seats are also ventilated, the shift knob and steering wheel are leather, the door panel inserts are genuine wood and the seats are leather.

Entertainment features include 17 Lexicon speakers, a 9.2-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, DVD-Audio, an MP3 decoder, CD player, AM/FM radio and SiriusXM radio.

The powertrain consists of a 5.0-liter V-8 engine backed by an eight-speed automatic SHIFTRONIC transmission. This combination gets 15 mpg* in the city and 23 mpg* on the highway. The engine puts out 429 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 376 pound-feet of torque at 5,000 rpm. The engine also features variable valve control and runs on premium unleaded fuel.

Safety features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, adjustable anti-whiplash head restraints, a security system and panic alarm, perimeter/approach lights, ignition disable and several airbags.

Additional features include fully automatic headlights, lane departure warning, delay-off headlights, variably intermittent speed sensitive wipers, front and rear parking sensors, a low tire pressure warning system, front fog lights, and a blind spot sensor.

Stop at Superior Hyundai South to test drive the Equus Signature today and to learn more about its features, options and upgrades.


Summer Fun in Your Hyundai


When you're at Superior Hyundai South, you're getting a new vehicle, getting your current vehicle serviced or buying accessories to spruce up your vehicle. Once you're done, it's time to take a ride for some summer fun in your Hyundai. Cincinnati has tons of options for fun including amusement parks, art galleries, festivals, sports and more.

The Arnoff Center for the Arts, located at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202, is a state-of-the-art facility that houses performances, meetings, receptions and rehearsals. Upcoming events include Bill Cosby: Far From Finished Tour, Saturday, (Proctor & Gamble Hall) June 14, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.; Fortune Feimster, (Jarson-Kaplan Theater) Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.; Under the Streetlamp, (Proctor & Gamble Hall) Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. For more information, call (513) 721-3344.

The Carew Tower, located at 441 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202, features an observation deck that is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.; Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The tower houses 25 shops, restaurants, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and more. The city's tallest building is perfect for shopping and excellent views.

The Cincinnati Railway, located at 198 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio, 45036, features nostalgic rides, themed rides and other entertainment. The train uses a restored 1950s era GP-7 diesel/electric locomotive to pull commuter coaches that were built in 1930. The open-air gondola at the rear of the train allows perfect views of the countryside. For more information on rides and ticket, contact the railway at (513) 933-8022.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, located at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202, features Louis Langree as music director for the 2013-14 season. Make reservations to hear some of the finest musicians in the world in this fifth-oldest symphony orchestra. For information, contact the orchestra at (513) 621-1919.

Before you head out to any events in Cincinnati or nearby areas, be sure to have your vehicle serviced at Superior Hyundai South. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by our Cincinnati dealership to test drive any of the models available on our lot. If you don't see something you like ask your salesperson about ordering a vehicle in a specific color or with additional options.


Could This Be the New Tucson?


Soon enough, you will see a new generation of the Tucson when you visit Superior Hyundai South. While the new generation crossover hasn't been seen in the U.S. yet, it has been seen being tested in Germany where it's known as the ix35.

The new prototype features include five-spoke alloy wheels and a sportier design. Peter Schreyer and his design team have been working diligently on making eye candy out of the Tucson. This means that the new generation should have a significant build quality improvement. You may see a new grille, thinner panel lines and new outer shape.

Additional expected changes include LED headlights with a circular design and two triangular pipes with 3D-effect tips for the exhaust. If Hyundai keeps these things, the Tucson will definitely be set apart from its competition, who likes to hide its vehicles' plain-Jane exhausts behind the bumpers.

As far as engine, Hyundai hasn't released any information, but it is expected that the auto manufacturer will use some existing power plants including the 1.6-liter GDI and some of the 2.4-liter models. You may even see a turbocharged version.

If Hyundai decides to use the 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, the same one in the Veloster, you can expect around 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. As configured for the Veloster, this engine is backed by a six-speed manual transmission. The engine features variable valve control and an intercooled turbo. This combination gets 24 mpg* in the city and 33 mpg* on the highway. It runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Keep your eye on this space for more information about the second generation Tucson as it becomes available. Because the release date isn't expected until late 2015, you should stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive one of the current models.

If you lease something now, you can trade it in for a Tucson lease or just outright buy the new second gen model once it's been released.


Road Trip Must-Haves

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You just bought or leased a new vehicle from Superior Hyundai South, or you just had your current vehicle serviced. Either way, it's time for a road trip. Whether it's a couple hours or a couple days to your destination, you should be prepared to spend some time in the vehicle. The less you have to stop for breaks, including food and drink breaks, the sooner you'll get to your destination, and this is a good thing when your time is limited to a day or a weekend. Packing for a short or long road trip is the same; you just change the amount of supplies you bring with you.

Keep a cooler full of ice, soda, water or tea within reach. This will keep you from stopping every couple hours for a drink break. If you plan on traveling through a meal, pack some sandwiches and snacks. If your trip is just a couple of hours, you might want some snacks, especially if you have kids.

Pack sandwiches into airtight snap-lid containers so they can ride in the cooler with the drinks. If you choose snacks that melt easily, put them in containers and in the cooler, too.

Make sure you have plenty for the kids to do. Whether they use their phones, a hand-held game console or you play games such as Yellow Car or the Alphabet Game, make sure they have something to stay entertained or you'll keep hearing the old "Are we there yet?" question over and over and over?

Pillows and blankets are great items for a road trip, especially if you have kids. If they start getting tired, they can fall asleep easier with their own pillows and blankets. If it's cool outside, a pillow and blanket for an adult passenger will keep you warm when you fall asleep.

Make sure your first aid kit is updated before you head out on the road. Even in a brand new vehicle, you never know if you're going to be stranded. Mother Nature could show her mean streak at the drop of a dime, so it's best to be prepared. In addition to bandages, antiseptics and other typical first aid kit items, you should have extra batteries, a charger for your cell phone and a whistle.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South before you leave to have everything checked, especially if it's been some time since your last service appointment.


2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0 Turbo


The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0 turbo, available at Superior Hyundai South, is a perfect vehicle for any family. With the 2.0-liter engine and six-speed automatic transmission, the Santa Fe Sport gets 19 mpg* in the city and 27 mpg* combined. The engine puts out 264 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque, so there's plenty of power. The engine, which features a variable intake manifold, runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, a driver and passenger vanity mirror, auto-dimming rearview mirror, overhead console, front and rear door bins, front and rear beverage holders, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front dual-zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control, a HomeLink garage door transmitter, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry, speed control and an emergency communication system.

Additional creature comforts include heated front seats, a front and rear center armrest, leather upholstery, and turn signal indicators in the heated power door mirrors.

Entertainment features include Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, an LCD monitor, turn-by-turn navigation, MP3 decoder, CD player and AM/FM radio.

Safety and security features include traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, a panic alarm and security system, fully automatic headlights, delay-off headlights, a rear window wiper and defroster, variably intermittent wipers, a low tire pressure warning system, front fog lights and a blind spot sensor.

Additional options include interior air filtration, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, a rear lip spoiler, a multi-function remote for the tailgate, cruise control, remote power door locks and a transmission hill holder. Furthermore, the rear seats recline, allowing for a very comfortable ride - or for the kids to take a nap on a long trip. Also, the Santa Fe Sport has a 7.3-inch ground clearance for off-road driving.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive the new Santa Fe Sport 2.0 turbo and to get a full list of standard features, options and upgrades.


Don't Miss the Hyundai Genesis and Sonata at the World Cup


The Genesis and the Sonata have a special job, as they will be the vehicles that will represent the auto manufacturer at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The World Cup will be held in June and July; and it's the perfect venue for Hyundai to amp up the entire brand. Previously, Hyundai used the Genesis and the Equus nameplates to advance premium market ambitions, but now the company wants to advance its entire line of vehicles, including the Sonata and other redesigned models you can find at Superior Hyundai South.

One of the ways to do this is to showcase the Sonata with the Genesis; and that is exactly what the Korean auto maker is doing. Both vehicles have been redesigned and both model years are launching about the same time, according to Steven Shannon, the vice president of marketing of Hyundai Motor America. Shannon also stated that Hyundai's sponsorship includes exclusive auto advertising on ESPN and Univision during the tournament coverage.

Additionally, Hyundai is putting together a program to help dealerships create golf programs of their own. The company will help dealerships find local tournaments.

The Sonata has new engineering, is more refined and quieter, has a better body structure and chassis, more technology and better fuel economy than previous versions. Shannon said that advertising the two cars together reminds people that the premier Genesis and the Sonata come from the same auto manufacturer.

The 2014 Hyundai Sonata GLS features a 2.4-liter engine backed by a six-speed automatic mode select transmission. This combination puts out 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. It gets 24 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway.

Convenience and entertainment features include speed control, an emergency communication system, remote keyless entry, an overhead console, an MP3 decoder, SiriusXM, six speakers and steering wheel-mounted audio controls, and an AM/FM stereo.

Safety and security features include brake assist, electronic stability control, ABS brakes, traction control, and more.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive the Genesis or Sonata. If you go to the World Cup, be sure to take some pictures near the new Sonata and Genesis so you can share them with us!


Get to Know the 2015 Sonata, Inside and Out

 

Hyundai just unveiled the 2015 Sonata in a Korean event. It is not available in the United States yet, but you can expect to see it at Superior Hyundai South later this year. The new version of the Sonata features Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design; and will have some changes to the front fascia and the rear. It will have daytime running lights, polygonal lights and grille, and an arching fastback roof line. The rear also has new tail lamps that are set higher in the deck.

The 2015 model is 1.2 inches wider and 1.4 inches longer than the 2014 model. Its wheelbase is also 0.4 inch longer. The new body features torsional stiffness at 41 percent and bending stiffness at 35 percent. According to Hyundai, 51 percent of the steel used in the 2015 model is advanced high-strength steel to make the vehicle lighter and safer.

Also new to the upcoming model year is a driver knee airbag, blind spot detection, radar cruise control, lane departure warning and automatic high beam headlights.

The interior features a new dashboard arrangement. Hyundai got rid of the symmetrical arrangement and created a dashboard that is more driver focused. It also changed the steering wheel rim thickness, updated the central driver information system to make it clearer, and sculpted the backs of the front seats so rear passengers would have more knee room.

Although the Korean auto manufacturer hasn't released the list of features for the U.S. version yet, you can expect an 8-inch touch screen infotainment system, heated front and rear seats, cooled front seats, a Smart Trunk function and rear window blinds.

The Sonata is being manufactured in Hyundai's Alabama plant and is expected to be available at Superior Hyundai South later this year. Keep your eye on this space or visit our Cincinnati dealership for more information as it becomes available.


Hyundai Genesis Wins Top Family Choice Award

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The 2015 Hyundai Genesis already won the Top Family Choice award by the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association. The 2015 model was evaluated at the Lake Lanier Island Resort in Georgia; and the Top Family Choice Award is the event's most prestigious award. The new Genesis, which scored higher than any other competitor, will soon be available at Superior Hyundai South.

The 2015 Genesis appeals to people with a family, but don't want to give up the performance and style. And it's great for those who need a vehicle for business, yet would like something that's fun to drive when they're not driving clients around.

While the 2014 Genesis was quite impressive, the newest model is even better, thus giving its competitors a good run for their money. Not only does the Genesis fit the bill for business and fun, but it is inexpensive luxury when compared to other luxury brands, and it has more options in its base model than other luxury vehicles have in their base models.

The vice president of Corporate and Product Planning at Hyundai Motor America, Mike O'Brien, stated that it was an honor to receive the Top Family Choice Award and that it had a lot of competition at the GAAMA event, showing that the 2015 Hyundai Genesis has what it takes to succeed even in a highly competitive market.

New features for 2015 include safety features, driving assist features, high strength steel and compelling driving experience without compromising motoring experience. Safety features include rear cross traffic alert, blind spot detection, lane change assist and smart cruise control.

Keep your eye on this space or visit Superior Hyundai South for the appearance of the new 2015 Hyundai Genesis. Ask your salesperson about standard features including convenience, entertainment, safety and security features; and about any special financing that might be available when the 2015Genesis hits our Cincinnati dealership's lot.


Summer Fun in your Hyundai

Once you purchase or lease a new vehicle from Superior Hyundai South or have your current vehicle serviced, you are ready for some summer fun! Pack up for the weekend or even a week and head out to some fun things to do in Ohio.

Visit a different park every weekend. Ohio and neighboring Kentucky have tons of parks to visit. You can make a day trip of it or decide to pack the tent or haul your travel trailer and camp out for the week.

Visit amusement parks during the summer; check each park's site for specials and deals. You may consider a season pass for at least one park so you don't have to hassle with getting tickets every time you want to head out for some fun.

Make time to visit the area's museums and historical sites. Start in Cincinnati and work your way through the museums and historical sites throughout the state. You'll be surprised at how much Ohio history you never learned in school!

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Check our website for new vehicle purchase and lease specials; and specials on service.

Make a game of visiting different restaurants in the state. Write the different types of restaurants on slips of paper and put them into a hat. Write the names of nearby cities in another hat. Each time you want to go out, pick a type of restaurant out of the hat, then pick a city out of the other hat. Find a restaurant of that type in that city to visit. This will encourage you to look for new favorite places to eat. For example, if you pick "steak" and "Cleveland," look for a steak house with good ratings in Cleveland. Plan a day trip to see the sights in that city to make it even more fun.

Remember, before you head out, be sure your vehicle's maintenance is up to date and that anything that needs to be repaired has been repaired. If it's been some time since your last service appointment, contact Superior Hyundai South to schedule an appointment.


2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited

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If you are in the market for a new sedan, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited. The new model year features a 2.4-liter engine backed by a mode select SHIFTRONIC manual-shift automatic transmission. The engine features variable valve control and a variable intake manifold. It gets 24 mpg* in the city and 35 mpg* on the highway. This combination makes 190 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 179 pound-feet of torque at 4,250 rpm.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, a power moon roof, vanity mirrors, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, front and rear beverage holders and door bins, front dual-zone air conditioning with automatic temperature control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, speed control, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, an overhead console, a HomeLink garage door transmitter and an emergency communication system.

Additional convenience features include heated front and rear seats, a front center armrest with storage, leather steering wheel and upholstery, a rear seat center armrest and ventilated front seats. The exterior mirrors are also heated.

Entertainment features include an 8-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, SiriusXM radio, an AM/FM stereo, CD player and an MP3 decoder.

Safety and security features include brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control, ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, several airbags including an occupant sensing airbag, ignition disable, a panic alarm, security system, perimeter/approach lights and anti-whiplash front head restraints.

Additional safety and security features include a rear window defroster, variably intermittent wipers, speed sensitive wipers, front fog lights, delay-off head lights, a low tire pressure warning system and a blind spot sensor.

To learn more about the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited, including safety, security, entertainment and convenience features, stop by Superior Hyundai South and test drive the Sonata Limited.


Get on the road!

Whether you just bought or leased a new car from Superior Hyundai South or you just had your current vehicle serviced, you're ready to get on the road. If you love to shop, you can make a day of visiting different shops in different neighborhoods in and around Cincinnati.

  • Visit the Cincinnati Zoo in Avondale.
  • Shop at Morrison & Me, Knickers of Hyde Park and eat at the Cock & Bull Pub in Hyde Park.
  • Head over to Mt. Adams to grab some pictures of Cincinnati's skyline or to spend the night out on the town.
  • Find great American fare in Clifton on Ludlow between Clifton Ave. and Whitfield including Skyline Chili or check out some of the ethnic restaurants including Amol India and Thai Café.
  • Take a history tour of some of the city's churches in Mt. Washington, including the Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church and the Guardian Angel Churck. You can also find thrift shops so you can buy things to repurpose into great lawn or home décor.
  • Find a new record at Shake it Records or visit vintage clothing stores such as NVision or Casablanca Vintage in Northside.
  • If you're in the mood for pizza, stop by Dewey's Pizza in Oakley. Head over to Aglamesis Ice Cream for a cool dessert after pizza; and then brows some of the shops in the area.
  • Take a history tour of the Music Hall, Findlay Market and more in Over-the-Rhine.
  • Cruise through one of the city's oldest neighborhoods when you visit Price Hill. The area was first settled in 1789. While you're there, visit the Price Hill Historical Society on Warsaw Avenue.
  • Visit the Dayton Street Historic District in the West End.
  • Finally, head out for some shopping at the Riverfront/The Banks in downtown Cincinnati. The area encompasses 18 acres and is full of restaurants, residences and entertainment venues. Just adjacent to The Banks, you'll find Smale Riverfront Park - a great place to take a break or you can visit the Moerlein Lager House.

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In your travels, don't forget to stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive a new vehicle if you are in the market for a new car. Even if you are just thinking about buying a new car, stop by and let us show you want you are missing!


The Equus Takes Home A Best Interior Award!

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When you stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2014 Hyundai Equus, keep in mind that the editors at WardsAuto.com just named this model to this year's "Ward's 10 Best Interiors" list, and with good reason. The Equus Ultimate's interior is not what you would expect from a vehicle that is priced much less than a "typical" ultra-luxury vehicle.

The Equus features fine craftsmanship, lots of leather and rear seating fit for a limousine. The rear armrest features a button that moves the front passenger seat forward and reclines the rear seat, all the way back. The button is appropriately named "Relax."

Eight editors for Wardsauto review 41 different vehicles with redesigned or all-new interiors. The editors took two months to check out each vehicle's driver information center, ergonomics, materials, fit-and-finish, safety, design and value. The editors did not place a price cap on entries so any luxury car could compete for the title.

The chief designer at Hyundai Design North America, Christopher Chapman, stated that the flagship sedan's cabin is attractive, roomy and caters to the driver and passenger. In addition, the quality of materials used makes the Equus look "sleek and modern." The Equus was redesigned for 2014.

When you first get in for a test drive, you'll notice premium materials, even on the instrument panel. The newly redesigned center stack and the entire instrument panel have a new layout, which is more ergonomically correct. And, it has new icons on the buttons so drivers can better recognize what features those buttons control.

The steering wheel controls are also new, it now features low-sheen buttons with better icons. Depending on the trim level, rear passengers can enjoy entertainment on dual 9.2-inch adjustable seat back video screens, in high resolution, no less. The rear passengers can also control media, audio and air conditioning right from the rear seat.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive the Equus and learn more about its convenience, entertainment, security and safety features. Ask your salesperson about additional options, various trim levels and whether the dealership is running any specials on the Equus.


Hyundai Sponsors Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

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The Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational was held from April 3 through April 6, 2014. The event features A-listers from the entertainment and sports sectors and raises money for worthy causes. This year, the event raised over $500,000 for those causes. And, during this 13th year, Hyundai was the official vehicle. The event was held at the Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hyundai displayed the 2015 Genesis premium sedan, soon to be available at Superior Hyundai South, and its flagship sedan, the Equus. Players got a chance to win the Genesis at a hole-in-one contest.

The new Genesis was the perfect vehicle for Hyundai to display at the Invitational: it is the start of something new at Hyundai and begged to be shown off at such an important event. The new Genesis has a new grille and rooflines, making the vehicle look stunning. As if that wasn't enough, the winged Genesis badge told everyone just how luxurious the vehicle could be. The sides of the vehicle were also changed.

Inside, the dash now has a horizontal orientation and a sensible layout. The infotainment and navigation screen is in the middle and high up on the dash to make it easier to see. The extensive wood trim and curved dash top speak of elegance.

While the engines are the same as previous model years' engines, they were tweaked for better economy and performance. The base model features a 3.8-liter engine that makes 311 horsepower and 293 pound-feet of torque. The 5.0-liter engine puts out 420 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. Both engines are backed by an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and four modes to choose from: Eco, Normal, Sport and Snow. Also new in 2015 is an all-wheel drive mode.

While the safety ratings for the 2015 Genesis have not yet been released, you can bet that it will score well. The Genesis features nine standard airbags including a driver's knee bag, a rearview camera system, high beam assist, and front and rear parking assistance. Plus it features many active safety systems like the blind spot system and lane keep assist.

For more information on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, keep your eye on this space or stop by Superior Hyundai South as more information is released.


2014 Hyundai Accent SE

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If you're in the market for something that gets excellent fuel economy but is not a hybrid and has a great warranty, stop by Superior Hyundai South to test drive the 2014 Hyundai Accent SE. You can also get special pricing through our Internet page. The Accent SE features a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that gets 27 mpg* in the city and 37 mpg* on the highway. It makes 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 123 pound-feet of torque at 4,850 rpm. The engine is backed by a mode select, six-speed automatic transmission and runs on regular unleaded fuel.

Convenience features include one-touch up and down windows, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel with mounted audio controls, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry and speed control. To make driving more comfortable, the Accent also features an overhead console, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, driver and passenger door bins and front beverage holders. The Accent also features heated power door mirrors with turn signal indicators.

Entertainment features include Bluetooth, an MP3 decoder, CD player, six speaker, an AM/FM stereo and SiriusXM radio.

Safety and security features include four-wheel disc brakes, ABS brakes, brake assist, traction control, electronic stability control, anti-whiplash front head restraints, a panic alarm, several airbags, a rear window wiper and defroster, and a low tire pressure warning system. The Accent SE also features delay off headlights and front fog lights.

The Basic warranty is 60 months or 60,000 miles. Roadside assistance gives you unlimited distance in 60 months. Corrosion perforation warranty gives you unlimited distance in 84 months; and the powertrain warranty is 120 months or 100,000 miles.

Space is plentiful in the 2014 Hyundai Accent SE. It features 39.9 inches of front headroom and 37.8 inches of rear headroom. The Accent also features 41.8 inches of front legroom, 33.3 inches of rear legroom, 53.7 inches of front shoulder room, 53.4 inches of rear shoulder room , 51.3 inches of front hip room and 47.2 inches of rear hip room.

Stop by Superior Hyundai South today to test drive the 2014 Hyundai Accent SE and for a complete list of entertainment, security, safety and convenience features.


Hyundai Intrado Concept


The Hyundai Intrado was unveiled at the 2014 Salon International de l'Auto show in Geneva, Switzerland. The Intrado is a concept vehicle that shows consumers how a vehicle could enrich their lives. While it may be a while until you see something like the Intrado at dealerships in the U.S., including Superior Hyundai South, this concept car shows where Hyundai is thinking of going with new models.

It shows that Hyundai believes that intelligent design and advanced vehicle technologies can be combined to have more effective engagement with the driver and passengers. The Intrado is built from lightweight materials, features an advanced powertrain and uses radical construction methods. The focus on design is shown inside and outside, and shows how Hyundai is interested in meeting the needs of the consumer.

The Intrado is based on aircraft and takes its name from the underside of an airplane's wing. This is the part that creates lift so the plane can fly. Other ideas that come from aircraft include the removal of unnecessary weight and complex challenge solutions.

When you see the Intrado, you'll notice that it has a distinct exterior shape; this is so that the vehicle is aerodynamically efficient. The car doesn't have badges and other unnecessary adornments and has very little detailing. Hyundai used super lightweight steel for the body panels. The interior is created from advanced materials. You can see the carbon fiber body when you open the trunk, hood or doors since the seals of the openings are directly against the body of the vehicle. The Intrado also features see-through air vents and the seats bolt directly to the exposed frame.

Hyundai is on a mission to create a vehicle that is lighter, stronger, is easy to repair and fun to drive. The company used new joining and manufacturing techniques to change the strength and rigidity of the Intrado; and this allows the body panels to be made from just about any material. This means that designers can be flexible in making the vehicle lighter than any other vehicle currently on the market.

The Intrado's powertrain features a next-generation hydrogen fuel cell and a Lithium-ion 36 kW battery. It takes only a few minutes to refuel it; and the Intrado has a 600-kilometer range. It's emissions? Only water.

Keep your eye on this space for more information about the Intrado or any other hydrogen vehicles that Hyundai may be putting on the market, or stop by Superior Hyundai South for more information on Hyundai's new technology.


Spring in Cincinnati

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While Spring was officially here some time ago, it may not have felt like it. However, it's soon to be warm and the festivals are getting started. Make your plans now to attend one or more of the many Spring festivals in Cincinnati. Part of your plans should be making sure that your Hyundai is in perfect running order. Make an appointment at Superior Hyundai South today for scheduled maintenance or other service that your vehicle may need.

The May Festival, celebrating 35 years with James Conlon as the music director, has released its Spring 2014 dates: May 7, 9, 11, 16, 17 and 18. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 is opening night and the Festival will present John Adams, Harmonium and R. Nathaniel Dett, The Ordering of Moses at the music hall at 8:00 p.m. James Conlon will conduct. The controversial The Ordering of Moses premiered at the 1937 May Festival. See why this performance created a stir in the musical world, including raving critics and standing ovations from audience members.

The Cincy-Cinco will be held May 3 and 4, 2014 at Fiesta on Fountain Square. Hours are Saturday from noon until 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 7:00 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy Latino music, art, dancing, food and children's activities. Keep an eye on the web site cincycinco.com for more information including a list of performers and children's activities.

The Taste of Cincinnati is back again this year! On Memorial Day weekend, May 24 and 25 from noon until midnight and May 26 from noon until 9:00 p.m.; the six blocks of Fifth Street from Race Street to Broadway in downtown will be dedicated to the Taste of Cincinnati. Admission is free and you can park in the Fountain Square Garage. Keep your eye on their web site at tasteofcincinnati.com for the entertainment lineup, which will be available in the coming weeks. And of course, don't forget to plan your day around your favorite food, but leave room to try new dishes, too!

As always, before you head out to enjoy the fun, be sure to have your Hyundai serviced at Superior Hyundai South, it wouldn't do to be stranded when you're supposed to be having fun! Our techs perform all scheduled maintenance and will look everything over to make sure your Hyundai is safe.


Why Buy a Hyundai?

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You are in the market for a new vehicle and it's a tossup between a Hyundai and another brand. So, why should you go with a Hyundai? There are many reasons including an excellent warranty and superb specials at Superior Hyundai South.

  • Superior Hyundai South offers many specials and discounts on purchases and leases.
  • The Cincinnati dealership also has specials on maintenance and service.
  • Hyundai has one of the best warranties in the business. For example, the 2014 Equus features a 60-month/60,000-mile basic warranty, 60-month/unlimited distance on roadside assistance coverage, 84-month/unlimited distance corrosion perforation warranty and a 120-month/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
  • Many Hyundai models have more standard options than other makes' vehicles in a particular class.
  • The Hyundai luxury vehicles are less expensive than other luxury brands, and have the same, if not more, standard options. For example, the Equus features distance pacing cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, a blind spot sensor and lane departure warning as standard equipment.
  • The Superior Hyundai South staff is friendly and not pushy. The staff is willing to work with you to obtain the best deal on the vehicle best fitted for your family's situation, whether it is an SUV, sedan or coupe.
  • You don't have to wait months for a special, Superior Hyundai South almost always has something going on such as zero percent APR for 72 months (offer ends April 30, 2014, see web site for details).
  • The Hyundai brand has something for everyone, whether it's a small SUV/crossover, large SUV, sedan or coupe. Choose from many trim levels so that you are sure to get what you want in your price range.
  • Standard options on most trim levels include ABS brakes, four-wheel disc brakes, audio and cruise controls mounted on the steering wheel, and more.

Stop by this Cincinnati Hyundai dealership today to learn more about Superior's practices, the models available in this year's lineup, and about the standard safety, security, entertainment/infotainment and convenience features in the vehicles you are interested in.



Contact

Superior Hyundai South

238 W. Mitchell Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45232

  • Sales: (513) 598-8700
  • Service: (513) 598-8700
  • Parts: (513) 354-3154

Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm