#252 2020 Hyundai Venue Test Results; Buying a Car During the Coronavirus Pandemic

published 11 months ago by Consumer Reports

We finished testing on the 2020 Hyundai Venue and discuss our test results, and which car category this compact people mover slots into. We talk about how the car purchasing experience has changed during these strange times, and share some of the options that we've encountered buying a car while social distancing. We also answer audience questions about the accuracy of the EPA estimated fuel economy numbers, why some electric vehicles have an additional 12 volt car battery, and whether or not tires are government regulated.     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:56 - Car Buying Options During the Coronavirus Pandemic 16:16 - 2020 Hyundai Venue Test Results 23:03 - Question #1: Why are my fuel economy numbers different from the EPA’s estimated numbers? 27:19 - Question #2: Why some electric vehicles have an additional 12-volt car battery? 30:43 - Question #3: Are all tires regulated by the government? 35:20 - Question #4: Why is the inventory on the Kia Telluride low and the price higher than the MSRP?   ----------------------------------    First Drive: Small, Affordable 2020 Hyundai Venue SUV   Coronavirus Is Pushing Car Dealerships Into Online Sales and Home Delivery   How to Buy a Car From Home and Spend Less Time at the Dealership   Some Automakers Are Offering Car Lease Extensions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic   Coronavirus Resource Hub   2019 New York Auto Show: 2020 Hyundai Venue   2020 Kia Telluride Quick Drive   2019 New York Auto Show: 2020 Toyota Highlander   2018 LA Auto Show: 2020 Hyundai Palisade   -----------------------------------   Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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