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Hyundai patents engine with differing cylinder displacements

Hyundai has made a filing with the European Patent Office for engines featuring cylinders with differing displacements. AutoGuide recently discovered a patent filing from the Korean car maker for a "system and method for motor-assisted non-uniform displacement engine control"...

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X: V6-powered seven-seater rejoins local range
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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X: V6-powered seven-seater rejoins local range

The Hyundai Santa Fe Active X has returned to the range this week, bringing back the company's naturally-aspirated 3.3-litre V6 as a permanent resident in its large SUV range. Starting from $40,990 before on-road costs, the front-wheel driven Santa Fe Active X sits between the all-wheel drive 2...


Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 17, 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 i30 N teased in new video
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2018 Hyundai i30 N teased in new video

The Hyundai i30 N, the brand's first Golf GTI rival, has been teased in a new video released online. With commentary by Thierry Neuville, one of Hyundai Motorsports' WRC drivers, we can see a prototype of the i30 N sliding around an icy test track during extreme cold weather testing in Arjeplog, Sweden...


2017 Geneva motor show gallery
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2017 Geneva motor show gallery

The 2017 Geneva motor show is done and dusted, leaving us with only fond memories and heightened anticipation for the arrival of newly revealed cars to Australian shores. On the ground in Geneva, our own David Zalstein ran about with the camera to help tell the story of the show for us back home...


Racing Basics - Episode Three: Shifting
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Racing Basics - Episode Three: Shifting

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice has already shown you how to steer and brake correctly. In this episode, though, we’re looking at shifting. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...


2017 Hyundai Sonata facelift revealed in Korea
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2017 Hyundai Sonata facelift revealed in Korea

The facelifted 2017 Hyundai Sonata has been officially revealed in its home market of South Korea this week, ahead of an Australian release due before mid-2017. Despite being a mid-life facelift, the mid-sized sedan has seen a pretty significant design overhaul, drawing upon the company's latest design language that was first seen on the new i30 hatch...


Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept revealed in Geneva
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Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept revealed in Geneva

The Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept has made its debut at the 2017 Geneva motor show, and it points the way to an all-new production SUV with a hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain. The FE Fuel Cell Concept is said to build upon the lessons that Hyundai has learned from the ix35/Tucson Fuel Cell car, which was launched in 2013, and is currently available for lease in 17 markets across the world, including South Korea and California...


Hyundai i30 'Fastback' spied - UPDATE
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Hyundai i30 'Fastback' spied - UPDATE

The Hyundai i30 Fastback four-door derivation is deep into development, with European spy photographers capturing the car, in disguise, for the first time. Looking conceptually something like a cut-price Audi A5 Sportback, or smaller Kia Stinger/Skoda Superb, the ‘four-door coupe’ version of the i30 is clearly an attempt to woo younger buyers to the brand’s volume staple, in lieu of the axed three-door option...


2014-15 Hyundai Sonata recalled for sunroof fix
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2014-15 Hyundai Sonata recalled for sunroof fix

Hyundai has issued a recall for 755 of its 2014 and 2015 Sonata sedans over concerns models fitted with the panoramic sunroof could have a faulty wind deflector. The Korean company reports affected vehicles may have a wind deflector that was not correctly secured during the manufacturing process and as a result could detach while the vehicle is in motion...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 3, 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...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq review
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq review

Read the full article here. There's nothing that screams hybrid more than a Toyota Prius. In fact, it's so popular across that world that over 10 million Prius liftbacks have been sold since the car was first revealed in 1997. Hyundai wants a slice of that lucrative green vehicle pie, which is why the company has invested millions into this car, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq...


2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift leaked
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2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift leaked

A photo of what appears to be the facelifted Hyundai Sonata sedan has been leaked and published online. The solitary low-resolution image, above, was originally posted on Hyundai-Blog.com overnight. It's not clear how or where the site sourced the image. Despite that, the blog has a good recent history with leaks...


Racing Basics: Episode Three
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Racing Basics: Episode Three

Episode Three of CarAdvice’s new Racing Basics series is now live. And it's all about a subject made famous by the Fast and Furious franchise: shifting. In this episode, Australian rally icon and Global Rallycross driver Chris Atkinson hops into the new 150kW/265Nm turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo to show you how to change gears correctly...


The Shortlist: Small cars with a full-size spare and five-star ANCAP rating

The Shortlist: Small cars with a full-size spare and five-star ANCAP rating

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are regularly asked by friends and family members as well as through online enquiries – what car is best for me? Most people can usually identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. In this new series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2017 Hyundai i30 review
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2017 Hyundai i30 review

Read the full review here. In the small car segment, it's a serious battle between three main players — the Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30 — with just one percentage point separating each of them on the sales charts. No surprise, then, the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 would always be an incredibly important car for Hyundai in Australia...


2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift sketches go official - UPDATE
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2018 Hyundai Sonata facelift sketches go official - UPDATE

UPDATE: Hyundai Australia has released the same sketches and confirmed the reveal of the next Sonata for next month. See bottom of article for details. The facelifted 2018 Hyundai Sonata has been teased in sketches that have been leaked online, giving a closer look at what the updated sedan will look like when it gets revealed later this year...


Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking
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Racing Basics - Episode Two: Braking

With help from Australian rally icon and Global Rally Cross driver Chris ‘Atko’ Atkinson - and the new 150kW Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo - CarAdvice shows you how to brake correctly… And, how not to. Racing Basics is presented by Hyundai: see the Elantra SR on hyundai.com.au...