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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.




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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




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