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New or Significantly Altered Models

2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring
Hyundai adds a new five-door hatchback Elantra Touring model. Although the Elantra name is used, it the model is actually based on a European product. The Elantra Touring is equipped with the 141-bhp 2.0L I-4 coupled to a choice of a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic.
2009 Hyundai Genesis
The Genesis is an all-new RWD flagship sedan from Hyundai. Engine choices include a 290-hp 3.8L V6, and a 375-hp 4.6L V8. A six-speed automatic is standard.

Updated Models

2009 Hyundai Sonata
The 2009 Sonata wears a new instrument panel and center stack. A new 2.4L four-cylinder produces more horsepower and better fuel economy. A five-speed automatic is now offered with the four-cylinder. Horsepower on V6 models has also increased.

Mostly Unchanged

2009 Hyundai Accent
Minor powertrain tweaks result in improved EPA mileage estimates. Cruise control is now offered.
2009 Hyundai Accent 3d
Minor powertrain tweaks result in improved EPA mileage estimates. Cruise control is now offered.
2009 Hyundai Azera
2009 Hyundai Elantra
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe
Minor equipment changes include a standard USB/iPod interface.
2009 Hyundai Tucson
Minor powertrain tweaks result in improved EPA mileage estimates.
2009 Hyundai Veracruz
Minor equipment changes include a standard USB/iPod interface and a black leather interior for the Veracruz Limited.

Discontinued

2008 Hyundai Entourage
2008 Hyundai Tiburon