2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid; EV Pickup Trucks; Volkswagen ID.4 | Talking Cars #274

We recently purchased a 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid for our test program, and our experts discuss how it compares to the regular Sonata, as well as competitors like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord hybrids. Ford has announced an EV F-150 pickup, and we talk about whether truck buyers are ready to embrace electric trucks like the Rivian R1T and Tesla Cybertruck, and if they can meet towing needs. Volkswagen and Electrify America announced an agreement providing unlimited charging for owners of the all-new 2021 ID.4 electric SUV. We touch on a new line of electric vehicles from Hyundai called i-oniq: the i-oniq 5 crossover, i-oniq 6 sedan, and the i-oniq 7 SUV. We also answer questions about prepping a Miata (or any car) for track days, and why it might be difficult to pre-order a new Kia K5 GT to your exact specifications.


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00:00 – Introduction
00:32 – 2021 Ford F-150 Electric
05:51 – Electrify America and Volkswagen Free Charging Agreement for ID.4
07:52 – Hyundai’s New I-oniq Line of Electric Vehicles
08:45 – 2020 Hyundai Santa Hybrid First Impressions
15:49 – Question #1: How to prepare a Mazda Miata (or any other car) for track day?
20:45 – Question #2: What could the strange noise and tire rubbing sensation when turning be in a AWD vehicle?
22:46 – Question #3: Why it might be difficult to pre-order a new Kia K5 GT to your exact specs?
25:04 – Question #4: What is a suitable replacement for a 2004 Toyota Prius with 260 miles?


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