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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X review

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Active X review

With the return of a V6 petrol unit to the range, the Hyundai Santa Fe Active X presents buyers in the large SUV segment with a compelling proposition.

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Hyundai to ramp up electric program - report
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Hyundai to ramp up electric program - report

Hyundai is preparing an electric vehicle (EV) onslaught for the next decade, with a senior executive admitting the company was late to the party. Speaking to European media, Lee Ki-sang, senior vice-president for Hyundai, said the brand is "late by around three years" to electric vehicles. "Hyundai should have been a first mover of EVs, but it is still staying as a fast follower...


Driving a WRC race car through Sydney
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Driving a WRC race car through Sydney

As far as road-testing and reviewing cars for a living, there are often some very interesting days behind the wheel of supercars on famed racetracks around the world, but then there are some truly unique days. Such as a particular day in November this year, when CarAdvice had the opportunity to get (with a great deal of effort) behind the wheel of a World Rally Championship (WRC) race car for a whole day...


2018 Hyundai i30 N review: Australian track test - first look
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2018 Hyundai i30 N review: Australian track test - first look

Alborz Fallah joins Hyundai at Rally Australia for a first local track drive in the hot new i30 N. Will it be worth the spend? Signs are good... but just tell us the price, already!


MG ZS gets four-star ANCAP rating
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MG ZS gets four-star ANCAP rating

The new MG ZS has scored a disappointing four stars in ANCAP safety testing, while the Holden Equinox and Hyundai Kona managed five-star ratings. Hindering the MG's success was a below-average 10.46 out of 16 for the frontal-offset test, which saw insufficient inflation of the passenger's airbag, causing the dummy to 'bottom out'...


FCA in partnership talks with Hyundai
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FCA in partnership talks with Hyundai

Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Hyundai regarding hydrogen fuel-cell technologies and vehicle transmissions. Fiat Chrysler CEO, Sergio Marchionne, spilt the beans to Bloomberg while speaking to media at the launch of Alfa Romeo's return to Formula One. Marchionne highlighted the "potential of a technical partnership with Hyundai" to develop transmissions and hydrogen technology...


2018 Hyundai i30 Go: $19,990 entry model arrives
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2018 Hyundai i30 Go: $19,990 entry model arrives

The Hyundai i30 Go has been added to the Australian line-up, with prices for the entry-level hatch kicking off at $19,990 plus on-road costs. Available with both petrol and diesel engines, along with the choice of manual or automatic transmission, the i30 Go serves as the new price-leader...


2018 Hyundai i30 N track review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2018 Hyundai i30 N track review

The best car Hyundai has ever made is in serious contention to be the king of hot hatches. Meet the Hyundai i30 N.


Hyundai still undecided on i30 N line-up
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Hyundai still undecided on i30 N line-up

Hyundai Australia is still considering whether it should bring one or two models of its i30 N hot hatch as it gears up for the launch of its very first serious performance car in the first quarter of next year. The South Korean brand has the option of bringing in a ‘base model' i30 N in addition to the high-performance variant...


Hyundai Australia interested in more electric vehicles, potential for Kona EV
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Hyundai Australia interested in more electric vehicles, potential for Kona EV

Hyundai Australia says it would be interested in taking on additional electric vehicles if and when they become available, with the Ioniq EV showing strong demand from the market. With pictures of the brand’s small SUV being tested in electric form, likely to be known as Kona EV, it’s apparent the South Korean brand is actively working on additional electric vehicles...


Hyundai looking for ‘true car enthusiasts’ that appreciate its N cars on merit
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Hyundai looking for ‘true car enthusiasts’ that appreciate its N cars on merit

Hyundai Australia says that no matter how good its upcoming i30 N hot hatch may be, there will be certain elements of the market that will never accept such a vehicle from a Korean brand. Speaking to CarAdvice this week, the brand’s public relations manager, Bill Thomas, admitted the brand is not relying on its limited heritage in the performance space, but rather seeking those that will judge its performance cars on merit...


2018 Hyundai Sonata Review
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2018 Hyundai Sonata Review

See the full article here. More often than not, when a car company does a facelift of an existing model, it does its very best to get away with calling the revision an ‘all-new’ car, but that’s not the case with the updated Hyundai Sonata, even if the 2018 model sees major design and mechanical changes...


2018 Hyundai Sonata review
Rating: 7.810 /10
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2018 Hyundai Sonata review

A massive makeover brings about a revitalised Sonata that is now better than ever, particularly in the base spec.

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2018 Hyundai Kona 1.6 Highlander AWD v Toyota C-HR Koba AWD comparison
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2018 Hyundai Kona 1.6 Highlander AWD v Toyota C-HR Koba AWD comparison

See the full article here. Despite making a fashionably late arrival to the small crossover market, the 2018 Hyundai Kona has certainly made a grand entrance on appearances alone. Funky? You bet. Even against the hot sellers and mover’n’shakers – CX-3, ASX, XV, HR-V – largely responsible for skyrocketing the popularity of form and fashion over pure family-friendly functionality, the Kona appears, literally, to lob into trendy leading edge of style...


2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander AWD v Toyota C-HR Koba AWD comparison
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2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander AWD v Toyota C-HR Koba AWD comparison

Despite making a fashionably late arrival to the small crossover market, the 2018 Hyundai Kona has certainly made a grand entrance on appearances alone. Funky? You bet. Even against the hot sellers and mover’n’shakers – CX-3, ASX, XV, HR-V – largely responsible for skyrocketing the popularity of form and fashion over pure family-friendly functionality, the Kona appears, literally, to lob into trendy leading edge of style...


Genesis appoints ex-BMW development boss as head of architecture development
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Genesis appoints ex-BMW development boss as head of architecture development

Hyundai has appointed Fayez Abdul Rahman as the new Vice President of Genesis Architecture Development.  Rahman will be waving goodbye to his role as concept and platform architecture leader on a number of model lines at BMW, including the 7 Series, X-badged crossovers and M division cars...


2018 Hyundai Sonata pricing and specs
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2018 Hyundai Sonata pricing and specs

Hyundai has unveiled the facelifted 2018 Sonata, bringing new looks, a revised interior and more technology to the mid-size sedan. Gone is the Elite trim level from the outgoing Sonata, meaning the new car will be available in just Active and Premium spec. The range kicks off with the Active (below), which is powered by a naturally-aspirated 2...


Hyundai details more efficient new Smart Stream powertrains
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Hyundai details more efficient new Smart Stream powertrains

The Hyundai Motor Group, parent of Hyundai, Genesis and Kia, has announced its strategy for engine development at the International Powertrain Conference in South Korea this week. At the event, Hyundai is displaying four new engines and two new transmissions, all part of the upcoming 'Smart Stream' powertrain family, primarily aimed at reducing emissions and improving fuel economy...


2019 Hyundai Kona EV spied
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2019 Hyundai Kona EV spied

The upcoming Hyundai Kona EV, due to be revealed sometime next year, has been spied this week during testing in Europe. The EV retains the overall look and shape of the combustion-powered Kona that recently hit the market, though there appears to be a different front grille and new alloy wheels to distinguish it as a 'green' model...


Hyundai Vaccar Tucson Sport concept revealed for SEMA
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Hyundai Vaccar Tucson Sport concept revealed for SEMA

Hyundai has revealed the Vaccar Tucson Sport concept ahead of its debut at the 2017 SEMA show later this month. Based on the popular Tucson SUV, the Vaccar Sport version features an array of design, powertrain, infotainment and suspension enhancements to make it more than capable of carving B-roads after finishing the daily school run...