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Genesis SUVs ‘critical’ for the brand’s success

All mainstream and luxury car brands seemingly need SUVs to survive, and new premium Korean offering Genesis is no different in that regard. The company has already announced it will have two SUVs globally in 2019, and locally in Australia by 2020...

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Hyundai ute confirmed... after 2020
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Hyundai ute confirmed... after 2020

The on-again/off-again talk of a pick-up or ute from Hyundai Australia is definitely on again, but buyers will have to wait until after 2020 to get their hands on one. Hyundai Motor Company Australia chief operating officer Scott Grant told media that it's a constant talking point in the company's offices. "We’ve been talking about it for a number of years," Grant said...


2018 Genesis G70: Australian details
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2018 Genesis G70: Australian details

The all-new 2018 Genesis G70 has only just been revealed, but CarAdvice can tell you what to expect when the all-new mid-sized luxury sedan arrives in the first quarter of next year. The Australian arm of Genesis has confirmed the new model will take on the German establishment with aggressive pricing for the all-new mid-sized G70 sedan, and the choice of two punchy powertrains...


2018 Genesis G70 revealed
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2018 Genesis G70 revealed

The first ever Genesis G70 has been revealed at an event in Korea, with the strikingly sporty compact sedan clearly offering an alternative to the mainstay models in this segment of the luxury car market. The freshest luxury car offering on the planet is a product of Genesis, the luxury arm of Hyundai...


2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2018 Hyundai Tucson Highlander review

There's no doubt the Hyundai Tucson is a popular choice in the mid-size SUV segment, and the top-spec Highlander is the pick if you want all the fruit – and then some. But is it the best bang for buck?

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$28,590 - $47,450

Hyundai pick-up truck confirmed for the US
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Hyundai pick-up truck confirmed for the US

Korean carmaker Hyundai has finally confirmed its intention to build and sell a pick-up truck in the United States. Michael J. Obrien, vice president of corporate and product planning at Hyundai Motor America made the announcement today, when he told Reuters that the company’s top-level management had green lit the development of a small pick-up similar to the Santa Cruz concept, which Hyundai revealed at the 2015 Detroit motor show...


2017 Hyundai Accent Sport hatchback review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Hyundai Accent Sport hatchback review

The standalone 2017 Hyundai Accent Sport takes bits of both of the existing variants, and combines them into a punchy and affordable offering in the light car class. Shame it's feeling its age.

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$17,490

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spied with less camouflage
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spied with less camouflage

The next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe has been spied going through its paces in southern Europe. Compared to the last prototype, spotted in June, the latest car wears significantly less camouflage up front, where we can clearly see the company's now standard cascading grille...


2018 Hyundai 'FE' fuel-cell SUV revealed, hits Australian Alps for testing
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2018 Hyundai 'FE' fuel-cell SUV revealed, hits Australian Alps for testing

The upcoming Hyundai 'FE' fuel-cell SUV has been revealed in near-production form in Seoul this week, ahead of its official launch "early next year". Serving as the replacement for the current ix35 Fuel Cell, the 'Next Generation FCEV' (official name to be announced in January) will be the company's second commercially-produced fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), and will be powered by Hyundai's fourth-generation hydrogen fuel-cell technology...


Genesis SUV pair arriving in Australia around 2020, G70 and G80 delayed until early 2018
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Genesis SUV pair arriving in Australia around 2020, G70 and G80 delayed until early 2018

Genesis, luxury subsidiary of Korean manufacturer Hyundai, plans to launch two SUVs locally by around 2020, while the G70 and G80 sedans will be the first cabs off the rank early next year. Following the launch of the standalone brand, along with the G70 and G80 (formerly Hyundai Genesis) at the beginning of 2018, Bill Thomas, general manager for external affairs at Hyundai Australia, told CarAdvice that Genesis is looking to bring two SUVs Down Under - though they're still "at least two years away"...


Hyundai i30 N revealed - UPDATE: Oz launch delayed
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Hyundai i30 N revealed - UPDATE: Oz launch delayed

UPDATE, August 15: Originally due sometime around November this year, the i30 N’s Australian launch is now delayed to 2018, currently expected for February or March. Hyundai has declined to offer details on the delay. July 13, 2017: The hotly anticipated 2018 Hyundai i30 N has officially been revealed this week ahead of its Australian launch, due this coming November...


2019 Hyundai Veloster N spied with less camouflage
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2019 Hyundai Veloster N spied with less camouflage

The new Hyundai Veloster N has been photographed undergoing evaluation on and around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Compared to the last prototype, spied back in June, this latest prototype has shed the heavy car bra-style coverings at the front and rear. As such, we can see the shape of the second-generation Veloster's grille and headlights for the first time...


Hyundai i30 N TCR racer debuts at the Nurburgring
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Hyundai i30 N TCR racer debuts at the Nurburgring

The upcoming 2018 Hyundai i30 N has spawned a racing version for the TCR international touring car championship, with the new track car displayed a the Nurburgring this week. Joining several other TCR versions of popular hatchbacks, such as the Honda Civic, Kia cee'd and Volkswagen Golf, the i30 N TCR is hoped to launch on the racing car market in time for the 2018 season...


2018 Hyundai i40 Tourer spied
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2018 Hyundai i40 Tourer spied

A new or updated Hyundai i40 Tourer has been spied undergoing testing in southern Europe. With the heavy amount of disguise layered on top of the new Hyundai i40 wagon, we can make out the car's overall profile, but not much else. Up front, the new i40 should feature a version of Hyundai's cascading grille, a thinner headlight setup, and LED driving and fog lights...


2012-16 Hyundai Santa Fe recalled for bonnet fix: 30,000 vehicles affected
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2012-16 Hyundai Santa Fe recalled for bonnet fix: 30,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai has issued a recall for 30,450 examples of its 2012 to 2016 Santa Fe SUV over concerns a faulty latch cable could cause the bonnet to open while driving. The Korean manufacturer reports that the secondary bonnet latch cable has a risk of being corroded, in turn failing to engage the secondary latch...


Small hatch comparison
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Small hatch comparison

For all the hoo-ha about booming sales of SUVs, the so-called 'small car' segment remains the market's most popular, still accounting for almost 20 per cent of all new vehicles sold in Australia. Of this, the majority are hatchbacks instead of three-box sedans, which draw people in based on their improved practicality and generally less conservative design approaches...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe detailed: Active safety now standard across the range
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe detailed: Active safety now standard across the range

The new model-year updates continue this week, with Hyundai announcing its upgraded 2018 Santa Fe range. Headlining the changes for 2018 include the Hyundai SmartSense active safety suite being equipped as standard across the range - including autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with forward collision warning, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring and radar-guided smart cruise control - previously limited to the flagship Highlander model...


The Shortlist: Mid-sized SUV to replace a Mazda 3, on a budget

The Shortlist: Mid-sized SUV to replace a Mazda 3, on a budget

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… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


2017 Honda Civic VTi-LX v Hyundai i30 SR Premium comparison
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2017 Honda Civic VTi-LX v Hyundai i30 SR Premium comparison

Two new-generation hatches, hugely important for each brand both in simple number terms and, more importantly, making a strong argument for the attentions of increasingly savvy buyers in the small-car market. One of these cars, the new 2017 Honda Civic, boasts a pedigree nearly 50 years old, with the same name and with a very well-regarded history of solid engineering...


2017 Honda Civic VTi-LX v 2017 Hyundai i30 SR Premium comparison
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2017 Honda Civic VTi-LX v 2017 Hyundai i30 SR Premium comparison

When it comes to excitement, Honda's Civic has, the brand admits, been in need of a kick in the pants. This latest generation certainly shows the brand is serious. Thing is... Hyundai's not messing about, either. A challenger brand it may still be, but as our tests show, the i30 is as deserving of your dollar as any Japanese car...