Hyundai

Hyundai Motor company was founded in 1967 and has gone on to become one of the largest manufacturers of vehicles in the world. In 1998 the Korean company acquired Kia which is now its sister company. In Australia Hyundai currently sells 12 different models including the very successful Elantra as well as the i30, i45, ix35 and Santa Fe. Hyundai prides it self in providing affordable motoring of the highest quality. Hyundai currently takes the title as the fourth best selling manufacturer in Australia.
Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Veloster axing rumours rejected

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Veloster axing rumours rejected

The head of public relations for Hyundai Australia has rejected recent rumours that both the upcoming second-generation Genesis Coupe and the brand's uniquely styled Veloster are at risk of being axed...

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Mazda, Hyundai talk down tightening battle to be Australia's favourite full-line vehicle importer
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Mazda, Hyundai talk down tightening battle to be Australia's favourite full-line vehicle importer

Mazda and Hyundai are locked in a race to take the crown as Australia’s most popular full-line vehicle importer in 2014, though it seems neither Mazda Australia managing director Martin Benders nor Hyundai Australia COO John Elsworth are as interested in the battle as those of us who follow the industry figures - or at least they won't admit to as much...


2015 Hyundai i20 : Full details of European-spec hatch revealed
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2015 Hyundai i20 : Full details of European-spec hatch revealed

Full details of the second-generation Hyundai i20 have been released, revealing the city car’s interior and technical specifications ahead of its debut at next month’s Paris motor show. Hyundai confirmed the new i20 would be 40mm longer from nose to tail than its predecessor (4035mm) and ride on a 45mm-longer wheelbase (2570mm) when it released the first two exterior images last month...


Hyundai H350 van teased : Australia keen, but no RHD at this stage
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Hyundai H350 van teased : Australia keen, but no RHD at this stage

Official design sketches of the Hyundai H350 have been released ahead of the new model’s world premiere at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 in Germany. Hyundai says the H350 has been “designed and developed especially for the European market”, with three body styles – cargo van, passenger bus and flatbed truck – intended to strengthen the company’s presence in the light-commercial vehicle sector...


Hyundai i20 Coupe sketch previews next-gen three-door variant
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Hyundai i20 Coupe sketch previews next-gen three-door variant

The Korean giant has given the world a first look at the three-door version of its next-generation light car, the Hyundai i20 Coupe. Whereas the three-door version of the original i20 was almost indistinguishable from the five-door, if one ignored the door count, the next-generation car promises to have a more distinct personality...


Hyundai i30 hot-hatch spied undisguised
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Hyundai i30 hot-hatch spied undisguised

It appears a new Hyundai i30 hot-hatch is in the works, with our spy photographers spotting a prototype sporty hatch at the company's home base in Europe. The car spotted in Germany is fitted with the Kia Pro_cee'd GT's 18-inch alloy wheels, but its what's underneath the car that is most intriguing...


Hyundai Australia announces lifetime capped-pricing servicing program for old and new cars
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Hyundai Australia announces lifetime capped-pricing servicing program for old and new cars

Hyundai Australia has announced a new lifetime capped-price servicing program covering every vehicle sold in Australia since the brand’s launch in 1986. The South Korean company has also extended its roadside assist service from seven to 10 years. Effective from September 1, the lifetime capped-price servicing program applies to all Hyundai passenger cars, SUVs and light-commercial vehicles sold over the past 28 years...


Hyundai planning dedicated Prius, Prius V competitors - report
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Hyundai planning dedicated Prius, Prius V competitors - report

Hyundai could preempt Ford's challenge to the Toyota Prius hybrid with its own dedicated petrol-electric model. Yesterday we reported on Ford's alleged plans to bring a dedicated Prius rival to market by 2018, but it's possible that the Korean giant may beat the blue oval with its own Prius fighter...


Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage
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Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...


Hyundai considering small, sporty RWD sedan; Genesis Coupe future uncertain - report
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Hyundai considering small, sporty RWD sedan; Genesis Coupe future uncertain - report

Hyundai is in the midst of refreshing much of its range and a sedan designed to compete with the BMW 3 Series is under consideration. According to sources that have spoken to Automotive News, Hyundai is mulling over a small rear-wheel-drive sedan to slot in underneath the recently launched second-generation Genesis four-door...


2015 Hyundai i20 revealed
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2015 Hyundai i20 revealed

The all-new 2015 Hyundai i20 hatchback has been officially revealed ahead of its Paris motor show debut in October. It's not the first we've seen of the new i20 - spies spotted the car in India a week ago, and Hyundai had shown sketches of the car earlier this month - but it's the first time the company has shown official images of the all-new light car...


Hyundai Veloster-Raptor Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Hyundai Veloster-Raptor Review

Hyundai adds more than a few go-fast bits to its Veloster SR Turbo and the results are surprising. Now its the car that it should have been from the outset.


Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo: Raptor and Race Track Test
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Hyundai Veloster SR Turbo: Raptor and Race Track Test

http://www.caradvice.com.au/300159/?yt_desc - Read the full review here. What if Hyundai made the Veloster SR Turbo more hardcore, gave it extra power, better handling and produced a more rewarding driver’s car? Hyundai Australia has decided to find out with a couple of modified race concepts, and invited CarAdvice.com.au along to see what they've been up to...


2015 Hyundai i20 revealed
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2015 Hyundai i20 revealed

Images of the 2015 Hyundai i20 have appeared online, revealing the final production design of the new-generation city car. The images, published by Motor Trend India, uncover the front, rear and interior styling of the all-new i20 almost two months ahead of the car’s anticipated public debut at October’s Paris motor show...


2015 Hyundai i20 sketches reveal all-new city car's styling
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2015 Hyundai i20 sketches reveal all-new city car's styling

The all-new 2015 Hyundai i20 hatchback has been partly revealed through two detailed design sketches. The new i20 - which has been spied before by CarAdvice's snappers in Europe - is expected to grow significantly over the current version, giving the South Korean brand some space between the i10 micro car and the i30 range...


Hyundai planning "edgy, dynamic" Juke rival for 2017 - report
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Hyundai planning "edgy, dynamic" Juke rival for 2017 - report

Hyundai will launch an “edgy, dynamic” sub-compact crossover to rival the Nissan Juke as early as 2017, according to the brand’s American boss. Speaking with US publication Edmunds, Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski revealed the South Korean manufacturer’s baby SUV would be “designed for Gen Y, for new first-time younger buyers”...


Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter
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Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter

Matt Campbell assesses seven load-lugging light commercial vans to see whether buyers are making the right business decision.


2015 Hyundai i40: facelifted Tourer spied
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2015 Hyundai i40: facelifted Tourer spied

The facelifted Hyundai i40 has been spied testing on public roads, suggesting the South Korean brand is hard at work on the updated model. The silver i40 Tourer prototype – snapped by CarAdvice’s spy photographers in Germany – wears camouflage across its restyled front bumper...


2015 Hyundai i30: Genesis-inspired facelift spied
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2015 Hyundai i30: Genesis-inspired facelift spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the facelifted Hyundai i30 undergoing testing in Germany. The images offer up a first look at the mid-life update for the second-generation i30 – the first significant upgrade for the South Korean brand’s small car since its unveiling in September 2011...


The car that slows down for speed cameras
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The car that slows down for speed cameras

Would you buy a car that automatically slows down for fixed speed cameras? That’s what you can get in South Korea with the new Hyundai Genesis's 'Speed Trap Auto Deceleration', which we sampled last week. Numerous other satellite navigation systems already warn drivers of fixed speed camera locations but Hyundai has taken this to a new level, with its system capable of bringing the vehicle’s speed below the speed camera limit...


2015 Hyundai Genesis Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Hyundai Genesis Review

Can a Hyundai ever be a luxury car?

Priced At
$50,000 to $60,000

Hyundai Genesis Review: First Drive in South Korea
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Hyundai Genesis Review: First Drive in South Korea

Alborz Fallah drives the Hyundai Genesis in South Korea, an all-new luxury sedan that will redefine perceptions of the brand.


Hyundai ix35 Highlander: Week With Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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Hyundai ix35 Highlander: Week With Review

The Hyundai ix35 top spec Highlander with a 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine looks sleek and is easy to drive around town.

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$26,990 to $40,990

Showroom shakedown: Hyundai i20
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Showroom shakedown: Hyundai i20

Tegan hands the keys to a colleague who's looking to buy a little city runabout to see what they think of the popular Hyundai.


2015 Hyundai Sonata Review : First Impressions
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Hyundai Sonata Review : First Impressions

Will the i45's successor make a dint in the medium car segment? Alborz Fallah finds out.


Hyundai Australia to improve servicing experience
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Hyundai Australia to improve servicing experience

Hyundai is seeking to focus more on the servicing side of its business as it aims to grow its sales volume past 100,000 units this year. The South Korean brand currently has 165 dealers in Australia, but while there may be room for one or two more, it sees potential for growth and an area where there is room for improvement in the servicing side of the business...


Hyundai Australia set to sell 100,000+ vehicles this year
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Hyundai Australia set to sell 100,000+ vehicles this year

Hyundai Australia is set to break the 100,000 sales mark for the first time in 2014. Having shown consistent month-on-month growth for the last 24 months in a row, Hyundai Australia is keen to continue that trend at least until the end of the year. The company’s chief operating officer, John Elsworth, told CarAdvice in Seoul, South Korea, this week that Hyundai’s growth is sustainable and consistent...


2015 Hyundai Genesis : $50-60,000 price point likely
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2015 Hyundai Genesis : $50-60,000 price point likely

The Australian launch of the upcoming Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan will be a redefining moment for the South Korean manufacturer locally as it seeks to lift its brand perception to the next level. The rear-wheel-drive Hyundai Genesis sedan is set to arrive around November this year and go head-to-head with luxury models ranging from the three German brands as well as locals such as the Holden Caprice...


Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review
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Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review

Tegan Lawson checks out the updated version of Hyundai's compact SUV.


Hyundai Genesis Coupe may drop 2.0-litre turbo for next-generation model - report
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe may drop 2.0-litre turbo for next-generation model - report

The second-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe could lose its 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, with the South Korean brand aiming to push the mid-size two-door sports car upmarket. The new-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe - as was previewed in concept form with the stylish HND-9 showcar in 2013 (pictured) - was expected to largely carry over the same drivetrain options as the current model, which is to say that a 2...