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.
2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review : local launch

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2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review : local launch

Read the review. Australians buy more Hyundai i30s than any other nation on Earth – so the updated 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II is kind of a big deal. The i30 is the company’s biggest selling model – Hyundai sold 31,505 examples in 2014, and has already sold 6316 to the end of March 2015...

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Hyundai i10 and i20 decision due within months
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Hyundai i10 and i20 decision due within months

Whether Australian buyers will be offered the opportunity to buy the latest versions of Hyundai's entry-level models remains unclear, with the brand still unable to confirm if it will sell the new-generation Hyundai i10 and Hyundai i20...


2016 Hyundai Santa Fe spied in Australia
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2016 Hyundai Santa Fe spied in Australia

What could be the most revealing spy photos yet of the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe have been snapped on the Gold Coast in Queensland. The images - sent in by a CarAdvice reader - give away quite a bit about what to expect from the facelifted Santa Fe seven-seat SUV, including its revised front-end...


Hyundai baby SUV still “a number of years” away
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Hyundai baby SUV still “a number of years” away

The baby SUV market is booming, but it’ll be a “number of years” before Hyundai enters the fastest growing segment in Australia. Sales of small SUVs are up 30.6 per cent so far in 2015, with the likes of the recently introduced Honda HR-V and new Mazda CX-3 both shining strongly in the sub-$40K small SUV segment...


2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review

The 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II improves the South Korean brand's small hatchback by building on an already impressive package.

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$20,990 - $34,490

Hyundai i30 Turbo ruled out for Australia   
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Hyundai i30 Turbo ruled out for Australia  

There will be no Hyundai i30 Turbo sold in Australia. The newly developed Hyundai i30 Turbo debuted at the 2015 Geneva motor show with a punchy 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine producing 137kW/265Nm and six-speed manual transmission. Such a model would have given Hyundai Australia a more sporting option than the current SR variant, which is powered by a 2...


2015 Hyundai i30 Series II pricing and specifications
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2015 Hyundai i30 Series II pricing and specifications

The new-look 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II brings a major range restructure that will likely make the South Korean brand’s small hatchback more enticing to new car buyers. The Hyundai i30 line-up now kicks off with the Active base model, while a new Active X variant builds upon that specification with some extra niceties, and is tipped to take the majority of sales - 50 per cent, by Hyundai's estimates...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute is 'not a pick-up'
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute is 'not a pick-up'

With the Hyundai Santa Cruz ute all but assured for production, the South Korean manufacturer is keen to emphasise the vehicle will not be a traditional pick-up. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, the CEO of Hyundai America, Dave Zuchowski, said the aim of the Santa Cruz is to enter a new and untapped segment...


Hyundai Santa Cruz ute set for production
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Hyundai Santa Cruz ute set for production

The Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept is all but assured to go into production as Hyundai America pushes its parent company to speed up the vehicle’s development. Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2015 New York auto show, Hyundai America CEO Dave Zuchowski admitted that not having a player in the pickup segment hurts Hyundai’s growth potential...


Hyundai RM15 concept blasts in — UPDATED
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Hyundai RM15 concept blasts in — UPDATED

Hyundai revealed a lightweight, mid-engined and rear-drive two-seater at the Seoul motor show today — a statement about its serious performance intent. Called the Hyundai RM15 (Racing Midship 2015) concept, the Veloster-on-steroids is a followup to last year’s ‘Veloster RM’, a conceptually similar project that served largely as a promotional tool...


Industry minister calls hydrogen "the fuel of the future" while brushing off EVs
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Industry minister calls hydrogen "the fuel of the future" while brushing off EVs

Australia’s industry and science minister has labelled hydrogen “the fuel of the future” and rather remarkably brushed off hybrid and electric vehicles as mere “transitioning technology”...


Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell unveiled and first hydrogen refuelling station officially opened
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Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell unveiled and first hydrogen refuelling station officially opened

Australia’s federal industry and science minister has officially unveiled the country’s first hydrogen-powered car, the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell, and opened Australia’s first hydrogen vehicle refuelling station at the South Korean car maker’s Sydney headquarters...


Hyundai Tucson 48V Hybrid, diesel plug-in hybrid concepts shown in Geneva
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Hyundai Tucson 48V Hybrid, diesel plug-in hybrid concepts shown in Geneva

Two electrified concepts, the Hyundai Tucson 48V Hybrid and Hyundai Tucson diesel plug-in hybrid, were displayed at the Korean company's 2015 Geneva motor show stand. The Hyundai Tuscon 48V Hybrid concept (above and below) features a mild-hybrid drivetrain consisting of a 100kW 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission...


Hyundai i20 Active baby SUV teased ahead of March reveal
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Hyundai i20 Active baby SUV teased ahead of March reveal

A crossover-style version of the Hyundai i20 will be unveiled on March 17 in India, dubbed the Hyundai i20 Active. The more rugged looking model - described by Hyundai as an "SUV looking car" - is based on the Indian-market Hyundai i20 Elite hatchback, and we've seen spy shots of the new SUV version of that car in the past week...


Medium Sedan Comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Hyundai Sonata v Subaru Liberty
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Medium Sedan Comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Hyundai Sonata v Subaru Liberty

Medium cars are struggling in the face of an SUV uprising. Quite literally, the raising-up of body height and seating position has allowed the sport utility vehicle to act both like a magician entrancing customers, and a grim reaper destroying traditional sedan and wagons. There are massive upsides for those buyers who are determined to fly in the face of fashion, however...


Hyundai i20 Active small crossover spied in India
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Hyundai i20 Active small crossover spied in India

Indian publication Rushlane has snagged photos of Hyundai's latest car, a small SUV-esque crossover called the Hyundai i20 Active, which is due to be revealed and launched internationally in March 2015...


Hyundai Genesis Coupe replacement spotted undergoing testing
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe replacement spotted undergoing testing

Hidden under the body shell of the current-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe in these spy images reportedly sits a new, longer, lighter platform that could bring V8 petrol power and all-wheel-drive propulsion to the South Korean brand's performance coupe. The Genesis Coupe was spotted during winter testing in Sweden, and according to our spies, the vehicle may be fitted with Hyundai's HTRAC all-wheel-drive system for the first time...


Hyundai Tucson First Look
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Hyundai Tucson First Look

The all-new 2015 Hyundai Tucson has been revealed at an exclusive event in Berlin, Germany, and CarAdvice was among the first journalists globally to get a glimpse of the all-new medium SUV...


2015 Hyundai Tucson range could expand to include N performance model, seven-seater
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2015 Hyundai Tucson range could expand to include N performance model, seven-seater

The all-new 2015 Hyundai Tucson may have only just been revealed, but the brand is hard at work on expanding the range to encompass more model derivatives, including an N Performance model. The new-generation Hyundai Tucson - which will replace the successful Hyundai ix35 in the third quarter of this year in Australia - retains the existing five-seat setup of the current car, with a new range of petrol and diesel engines on offer...


2015 Hyundai Tucson to move from small to medium SUV segment
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2015 Hyundai Tucson to move from small to medium SUV segment

The 2015 Hyundai Tucson will shift up from the small SUV segment to the medium segment when it goes on sale later this year. The car it replaces, the Hyundai ix35, has been a significantly important vehicle for the South Korean brand - globally as well as locally - and it has been a high-seller in the small SUV segment where it has sat as part of the VFACTS official sales numbers...


2015 Hyundai Tucson: Global reveal of all-new SUV
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2015 Hyundai Tucson: Global reveal of all-new SUV

The all-new 2015 Hyundai Tucson has been revealed at an exclusive event in Berlin, Germany, and CarAdvice was among the first journalists globally to get a glimpse of the all-new medium SUV. The all-new Hyundai Tucson - which will replace the successful Hyundai ix35 in the third quarter of this year -will be revealed to the public reveal at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March...


2015 Hyundai Sonata Review
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2015 Hyundai Sonata Review

The new Hyundai Sonata benefits from the company's Fluidic Design 2.0 and is a genuinely attractive sedan. With three time grades and two petrol engines to choose from - the pick a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder - it's also a tremendous value proposition as well.


2015 Hyundai Sonata Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Hyundai Sonata Review

The new Hyundai Sonata benefits from a local seeing and suspension tune, which completely transforms the medium sedan.

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$29,990 - $41,990

Hyundai confident Sonata and i40 can co-exist
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Hyundai confident Sonata and i40 can co-exist

The new Hyundai Sonata sedan launching this week will be sold concurrently with the existing i40, but the company is confident the pair can succeed side-by-side despite continued contraction in the mid-sized vehicle market. Hyundai offers two models in other segments in the form of the Accent/i20 and Elantra/i30, but this strategy better mirrors Honda's approach with the Accord and now-axed Accord Euro...


Hyundai ix35 nameplate to be replaced by Tucson in Australia
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Hyundai ix35 nameplate to be replaced by Tucson in Australia

Hyundai Australia today confirmed, as expected, that the next-generation ix35 due to be unveiled at the Geneva motor show next month will be called the Tucson on local shores, bringing it into line with the US and Asia. Killing off the ix35 nameplate is a move the Korean company says reflects the importance of the vehicle and the segment it exists in - especially here in Australia...


Next Hyundai Tucson sketched out, ix35 name ditched
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Next Hyundai Tucson sketched out, ix35 name ditched

The Korean company has sketched out the look of its new small SUV, which, it seems, will again be badged as the Hyundai Tucson across the world. According to Hyundai, the next-generation car will be unveiled at the Geneva motor show, which takes place at the beginning of March...


2014 Hyundai ix35 Active: Week with Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Hyundai ix35 Active: Week with Review

Another wedding takes Dave back over to WA where, this time, he racks up the miles in the Hyundai ix35...


2015 Hyundai Sonata pricing and specifications
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2015 Hyundai Sonata pricing and specifications

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata mid-sized sedan has returned to Australian shores with a starting price of $29,990 plus on-road costs and rivals such as the Mazda 6 and new Subaru Liberty firmly in its proverbial crosshairs...


2015 Hyundai Veloster : Sporting upgrades and styling tweaks for updated model
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2015 Hyundai Veloster : Sporting upgrades and styling tweaks for updated model

The 2015 Hyundai Veloster has launched in its home market with subtly revised styling inside and out and a number of mechanical and sporting enhancements. Information published on the Hyundai’s South Korean website indicates it’s the Veloster SR Turbo that benefits most from the mid-cycle update, which is due to reach Australia during the second quarter of this year...


Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Hyundai Santa Cruz Ute Concept First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

The man responsible for the design of the Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept says the vehicle could be put into production quickly if the reaction from the public and dealers is positive...