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The Shortlist: Manual diesel AWD SUV with a full-size spare and sat-nav, under $45,000

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But..

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Hyundai i30 N to offer eight-speed dual-clutch for 2019
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Hyundai i30 N to offer eight-speed dual-clutch for 2019

When Hyundai’s all-new i30 N hot-hatch arrives here in December, it will be a six-speed manual transmission, exclusively. Hyundai is banking on a reasonable take up of the stick shift by enthusiast drivers before an auto option is available in around two years, according to Hyundai Australia Senior Manager Product Planning, Andrew Tuitahi...


Hyundai i30 N more track-focused than benchmark Golf GTI - UPDATE: sound bite added
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Hyundai i30 N more track-focused than benchmark Golf GTI - UPDATE: sound bite added

When Korean car giant, Hyundai, officially launches the production version of its first-ever hot-hatch (i30 N) in December, even the entry-level version will get more power than the yet-to-be-launched Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 7.5. Hyundai will likely offer two versions of its i30 N performance hatch, both using the same 2...


2018 Hyundai i30 N Prototype First Drive
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2018 Hyundai i30 N Prototype First Drive

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2018 Hyundai i30 N review: The prototype drive

2018 Hyundai i30 N review: The prototype drive

Development of the 2018 Hyundai i30 N isn't just a tremendous effort, it's bloody brilliant.


2018 Hyundai i30 N spied nearing production
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2018 Hyundai i30 N spied nearing production

The new Hyundai i30 N hot hatch been spied alongside a BMW 8 Series prototype at a petrol station in Germany. This time around, as the car nears production, the prototype has headed out into the open without the front and rear coverings that adorned earlier evaluation vehicles...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 12, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot
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2018 Hyundai Kona: Tourist snaps undisguised car during video shoot

A completely undisguised example of the Hyundai Kona has been spied this week, caught during a promotional video shoot. The photos you see here were snapped by Patrick Kramer to AutoWeek.nl. Kramer took these pictures during a recent trip to Lisbon, Portugal, where serendipitously the Kona was out and about doing a promotional video shoot...


Hyundai, Kia reject findings of Korean recall hearing - UPDATE
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Hyundai, Kia reject findings of Korean recall hearing - UPDATE

The Hyundai Motor Group, representing the Hyundai and Kia brands, is understood to have rejected the findings of a hearing into the need for a recall of some 200,000 vehicles. In most cases, a recall will be carried out voluntarily, and often proactively, to avoid damaging customer relations and poor publicity for the brand...


2017 Hyundai i30 review
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2017 Hyundai i30 review

Read the review of the SR and SR Premium models here. Read the review of the Active, Elite and Premium models here.      ...


Hyundai Australia nearing new model onslaught
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Hyundai Australia nearing new model onslaught

Hyundai Australia’s management has no excuse to be caught slacking off this year, with a full calendar of new and updated model launches on the horizon. After a relatively quiet period of consolidation, the Korean company — a comfortable number three in sales here after Toyota and Mazda — will launch an all-out market attack in 2017...


Australian Genesis G80 to benchmark E39 BMW 5 Series' handling
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Australian Genesis G80 to benchmark E39 BMW 5 Series' handling

The reworked Genesis G80 large sedan - an update of what is currently sold in Australia as the standalone Hyundai Genesis - will get a substantial local suspension re-work ahead of its September launch to make it more dynamically adept. And Hyundai's local team based in Sydney (read our deep-dive of their operations) has benchmarked the car against what's generally regarded as one of the best-handling large sedans ever made: the E39 BMW 5 Series...


Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, PHEV and EV expected by early 2018
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Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, PHEV and EV expected by early 2018

Hyundai Australia (HMCA) wants the new Ioniq range to storm our fledgling electrified vehicle market, eventually comprising a portfolio of regular petrol hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and fully electric (EV) derivatives by early 2018...


Hyundai i30 N fastback coming to Australia with 205kW punch
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Hyundai i30 N fastback coming to Australia with 205kW punch

The 205kW Hyundai i30 hot hatch - to arrive in Australia from about November - will eventually be joined by a sleeker five-door fastback version in Australia. The sportier body style, which vaguely echoes the Audi A5 Sportback, will give Hyundai a point of difference in the affordable hot hatch stakes when it arrives, probably some time in 2018...


Hyundai's HiLux rival coming... eventually
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Hyundai's HiLux rival coming... eventually

Hyundai Australia is keeping its eye on development of the prized Toyota HiLux- and Ford Ranger-rivalling ute range that its Korean parent is finally committed to developing. Hyundai is the third most popular brand by sales in Australia, but has little chance of catching Mazda or Toyota without a proper ute to complement its hugely popular iLoad van — considering around one-in-six new vehicles sold here are pickups...


2017 Hyundai i30 SR and SR Premium review
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2017 Hyundai i30 SR and SR Premium review

The 2017 Hyundai i30 SR range brings a 150kW turbo engine, IRS and impressive local suspension tuning to the table at an entry point of $26k plus on-roads. The Mazda 3 SP25 has some stiff competition here...

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2017 Hyundai i30 Active, Elite and Premium review
Rating: 810 /10
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2017 Hyundai i30 Active, Elite and Premium review

The 2017 Hyundai i30 is a more appealing entry level small car than the Mazda 3 or Toyota Corolla, but can the higher grades step up to the plate as well? Here are our first impressions on Australian roads.

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Mazda declared Australia's most reputable car company, Toyota and Hyundai follow
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Mazda declared Australia's most reputable car company, Toyota and Hyundai follow

An annual survey of company reputation and consumer appeal has found Mazda to be Australia's "most reputable" automotive company, followed by Toyota and Hyundai. This year's Australian Corporate Reputation Index, published by market research firm AMR, saw Mazda land in second - up from fifth in 2016 - to trail Air New Zealand, which climbed even further from sixth...


Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Ford Escape Titanium petrol SUV comparison
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Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Ford Escape Titanium petrol SUV comparison

Read the full article here. The Hyundai Tucson is Australia's second most popular SUV behind the Mazda CX-5, ergo one of the market's top-selling vehicles full stop. By contrast, the newly renamed Ford Escape (nee Kuga) is a perennial underachiever, highly regarded critically but comparatively ignored by buyers...


Genesis GV80 concept revealed in New York
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Genesis GV80 concept revealed in New York

Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, has finally unveiled a first look at its SUV strategy, which will see two high-riding models in production before the end of 2020.