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Hyundai Leads Automotive Industry in Safety

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With the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announcement this week that the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe earned their TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating and the 2019 Accent earned TOP SAFETY PICK status, Hyundai now leads all automakers with 10 vehicles earning IIHS safety ratings. The other Hyundai vehicles to earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ are the 2018 Sonata and Elantra sedans, and the 2018 Kona, Santa Fe, and Santa Fe Sport crossover utility vehicles. The other Hyundais earning TOP SAFETY PICK are the 2018 Elantra GT, Ioniq Hybrid, and Tucson. “Hyundai Smart Sense technologies help keep Santa Fe...

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Hyundai Kona Electric Has 258 Mile Range

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The brand-new Hyundai Kona has been wowing folks in our showroom for a few months now, and it’s about to get even more impressive. An all-electric version of the Kona is coming soon and the EPA has just announced its official range as 258 miles on a single charge. It received a 120 mpg-e combined city/highway efficiency rating. The electric Kona’s motor produces 201 horsepower and 291 pounds-feet of torque, to provide the responsive, zippy ride that electric car enthusiasts love. And the available CCS Combo fast charge port in conjunction with a 100 kilowatt DC fast…

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High Performance Hyundai Veloster N Introduced

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The all-new 2019 Hyundai Veloster N, the first U.S. market vehicle of Hyundai’s high performance line, was first revealed earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show.  This week Hyundai officially introduced the Veloster N with full details and specifications at Germany’s famed Nurburgring. This sporty hatchback will offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine capable of 275 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and electronically-controlled suspension with multiple track-tuned driving modes.  “Veloster N takes Hyundai to a new level of purchase consideration for true driving

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Hyundai Tucson Tops Quality Study

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J.D. Power recently released the results of their Initial Quality Study and we are pleased to report that Hyundai is among the leaders in several categories. Hyundai was ranked second-highest non-premium brand and third overall with Hyundai owners reporting 14 fewer problems per 100 vehicles than in 2017. The Hyundai Tucson was the highest ranked vehicle in the Small SUV segment and came in fourth among all vehicles, and the Santa Fe came in second among Midsize SUVs. The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study is based on problems experienced by new car owners after 90

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Hyundai Sonata Among Edmunds’ Best Midsize Cars

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Every year, Edmunds.com identifies the vehicles in each segment that earn their highest recommendations, and we are pleased to report that the 2018 Hyundai Sonata has landed among their top choices in midsize sedans. The Sonata earned this recognition by offering “confident design, a spacious cabin, and an impressive collection of standard features for the price.” Their judges were impressed by upscale feel of the Sonata’s interior and user-friendly infotainment system. It also earned points thanks to a roomy trunk and available 42-mpg hybrid version. Phillips Auto Group in

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Production Begins for Redesigned Hyundai Santa Fe

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After getting our first look at the all-new 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe earlier this year, it is now only a matter of a few more weeks before it arrives in our showroom! The first of the new Santa Fes rolled off the assembly line earlier this week, bringing with it improved ride comfort, handling and stability through enhanced suspension geometry. Interior improvements include increased interior volume for both passengers and cargo, repositioning of the infotainment screen to reduce glare, relocated switches and handles on the doors to enhance comfort and elbow room.

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Hyundai Kona & Elantra GT Named Coolest Cars Under $20k

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Kelley Blue Book recently revealed their annual “10 Coolest Cars Under $20,000” list, and we are pleased to report that two Hyundais have made the grade! For this list, KBB chooses the ten cars that are the most fun, stylish, versatile, and tech savvy while remaining affordably priced, so it’s no wonder the Hyundai Elantra GT and Kona fit the bill perfectly. KBB was impressed by the Kona’s modern style and technology, and the versatility provided by the Elantra GT’s hatchback. “Customers expect cars in this price point to be mediocre and without the style or…

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Phillips of Bradley’s Car Show a Huge Success

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(pictured above from left to right: Jim Baron, car show organizer and Adam Wilson, Operations Manager for Phillips of Bradley)

We would like to thank everyone who came out to Phillips Auto Group of Bradley on Sunday, competitors and spectators alike, to make our Benefit Car Show a huge success. The rain stayed away and we had a great day taking in some automotive history and supporting a great cause, the Caleb’s Prayer Foundation, which helps local families impacted by cancer. More than 60 vehicles brought home trophies in a wide variety of classes and categories. If you missed…

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Phillips Teams with Chevy FFA to Award Scholarship

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(left to right: Phillips Auto Group Sales Manager Eric Sieloff, Scholarship Recipient Karah Anker, and Phillips Operations Manager Adam Wilson)

Phillips Auto Group is proud to have teamed with Chevrolet and the National Future Farmers of America to award a $1,000 scholarship to Karah Anker of Manteno, Illinois. Karah was one of 1,800 finalists to be awarded a scholarship, from over 8,800 applicants, based on her leadership, academic record, FFA and other school/community activities, and future goals. This fall, Karah will join Joliet Junior College’s acclaimed Agriculture program

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Phillips Auto Group Celebrates First Anniversary

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It’s hard to believe a whole year has already passed since Phillips Auto Group first opened in Bradley! Earlier today, our team celebrated this milestone with cake and an inspiring speech by General Manager Mike Maheras. We appreciate the warm welcome we’ve received from the Bradley-Bourbonnais community as we serve their Chevrolet, Hyundai, and RV needs. Later this year, our Lansing location will celebrate their 5th anniversary and our Frankfort store will celebrate 50 years in business. Phillips Auto Group in Frankfort, Lansing, and Bradley has Illinois’ Largest Chevy Inventory

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