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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.
2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Sport revealed : new turbocharged sedan on the radar for Australia

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2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Sport revealed : new turbocharged sedan on the radar for Australia

The all-new 2014 Hyundai Sonata has been revealed at the New York auto show in sporty 2.0T Sport guise. The new Sonata features a 2.0-litre direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 183kW and 352Nm, considerably more than the 2...

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Hyundai ix25 :: baby SUV leaked ahead of Beijing reveal
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Hyundai ix25 : baby SUV leaked ahead of Beijing reveal

An official image of the Hyundai ix25 has allegedly been leaked ahead of the sub-compact SUV's debut at next week's 2014 Beijing motor show. Published by Italian site jokeforblog, the Hyundai ix25 – its name is still to be officially confirmed – takes styling cues from its larger SUV siblings, the full-size Sante Fe and compact ix35, appearing more conservative than the aggressively styled hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hyundai Intrado concept revealed in Geneva last month...


2015 Hyundai i20 spied, rear-end and interior styling exposed
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2015 Hyundai i20 spied, rear-end and interior styling exposed

The 2015 Hyundai i20 will boast an eye-catching new rear-end design, spy photos from CarAdvice's snappers in Europe reveal. While the new photos of the 2015 Hyundai i20 feature more extensive camouflage at the front of the car than the images we've previously shown, the new shots offer an undisguised glimpse of the back of the new city car, showing a European-inspired tail-light design with lamps that cut sharply into the tailgate of the hatch...


2014 Hyundai Sonata revealed
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2014 Hyundai Sonata revealed

The all-new 2014 Hyundai Sonata has been revealed ahead of going on sale in Australia in the second half of the year. Hyundai's all-new mid-size model boasts a more conservative appearance than the polarising i45, with a bold new hexagonal grille and smoother, less fussy surface finishing than before...


Small Car Comparison : Toyota Corolla v Mazda 3 v Holden Cruze v Hyundai Elantra
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Small Car Comparison : Toyota Corolla v Mazda 3 v Holden Cruze v Hyundai Elantra

Small sedans are generally not quite as popular as small hatchbacks in Australia. The newly released Toyota Corolla sedan is expected to snare only a 20 per cent share of the nameplate’s sales this year, while the Hyundai Elantra is outsold by its i30 sibling five-to-one...


2015 Hyundai Sonata revealed on factory floor
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2015 Hyundai Sonata revealed on factory floor

The first undisguised images the new-generation 2015 Hyundai Sonata have leaked online. The images, published by South Korean website Bobaedream, claim to show an early production version of the all-new seventh-generation 2015 Sonata on the factory floor at a Hyundai plant...


Hyundai Sonata interior revealed in new sketch
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Hyundai Sonata interior revealed in new sketch

Another piece of the new Hyundai Sonata puzzle has been released, with the South Korean car maker teasing the next-generation medium sedan’s interior in a new sketch. The latest teaser comes just days after Hyundai released a sketch of the new Sonata’s exterior, giving a clear look at its front end, which is significantly more conservative than that of its predecessor...


Hyundai ix25 : sub-compact SUV interior spied
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Hyundai ix25 : sub-compact SUV interior spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the interior of the Hyundai ix25, giving us our first look inside the brand’s upcoming sub-compact SUV. The single interior shot provides a clear look at the centre stack, which features basic audio controls up high and climate functions at its base...


Hyundai ix25 sub-compact SUV “absolutely” vital, says senior executive
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Hyundai ix25 sub-compact SUV “absolutely” vital, says senior executive

Hyundai can’t afford to ignore the growth in the sub-compact SUV class, according to the brand’s European president and chief operating officer, Allan Rushforth. Hyundai is one of a number of brands that hasn’t yet revealed its intent for a sub-compact SUV to compete with the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008, Holden Trax and Renault Captur...


Hyundai Genesis SUV possible, says senior European executive
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Hyundai Genesis SUV possible, says senior European executive

The premium Hyundai Genesis lineup could soon see the addition of an SUV variant, according to one of the senior-most executives of the brand's European arm. Allan Rushforth, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Hyundai Motor Europe, suggested to CarAdvice at the Geneva motor show that a luxury-focused SUV would be a logical offshoot for the Genesis line...


2014 Hyundai Sonata : first look at new-gen medium sedan
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2014 Hyundai Sonata : first look at new-gen medium sedan

The Hyundai Sonata set to return to the Australian market later this year has been previewed before its global debut in Korea late this month. The second model to adopt ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ its second iteration of Hyundai’s recent design philosophy, the design ‘keyword’ for the new Sonata is said to be ‘Inner Force’...


Best Cars For Dogs : We take a look at three

Best Cars For Dogs : We take a look at three

There are many influencing factors when it comes to deciding which car is right for you. If you’re a pet owner, it’s not only the safety of you and your family that needs careful consideration, but also that of your pet. On top of that there are lifestyle factors, as well as your budget and style preferences. It’s a lot to think about and CarAdvice is here to help...

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2015 Hyundai ix35: Intrado-influenced next-gen spied
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2015 Hyundai ix35: Intrado-influenced next-gen spied

  The next-generation Hyundai ix35 due late next year has been caught testing in the Arctic Circle. Badged Tucson in some markets, the Hyundai ix35 is expected to retain softer styling cues, as the lines surrounding the bonnet and windows of this mule show...


Best Cars For Dogs : We take a look at three.
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Best Cars For Dogs : We take a look at three.

Tegan Lawson takes a sub-compact SUV, small wagon and a hatchback down to Clovelly dog park to see which works best for carrying your family dog.


Hyundai PassoCorto : Students design mid-engined sports car concept
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Hyundai PassoCorto : Students design mid-engined sports car concept

Sixteen students and Hyundai’s European design centre have collaborated to give life to the mid-engined Hyundai PassoCorto sports car concept. Briefed by Hyundai to design a vehicle for young and connected Generation Y buyers, the Masters in Transportation Design students from Turin’s Instituto Europeo di Design created the twin-turbocharged 199kW 1...


Hyundai ix25 : Sub-compact SUV spied
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Hyundai ix25 : Sub-compact SUV spied

A prototype of the forthcoming Hyundai ix25 has been spied undergoing winter testing in Europe, giving us our first clear look at the South Korean car maker’s first sub-compact SUV. Snapped by CarAdvice’s spy photographers, the ix25 test car wears heavy black camouflage across most of its body, though beneath the plastic cladding lies production body panels, suggesting development of the all-new model is well advanced...


Hyundai Intrado : Hydrogen-fuelled crossover concept leaked
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Hyundai Intrado : Hydrogen-fuelled crossover concept leaked

The first images of the hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hyundai Intrado concept have been leaked ahead of its debut at next week's Geneva motor show. First seen in sketch form late last year, the four-seat front-wheel-drive Hyundai Intrado concept previews the South Korean car maker’s ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0’ design language and a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell system...


Medium car comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Nissan Altima v Skoda Octavia v Holden Malibu v Hyundai i40
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Medium car comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Nissan Altima v Skoda Octavia v Holden Malibu v Hyundai i40

Medium is the new large. By 2017 when the large car segment will have been thrown into further disarray with the loss of the Ford Falcon and question marks surrounding imported replacements for the Holden Commodore and Toyota Aurion, it really has to be. The mass exodus from large six-cylinder family sedans that has happened in recent years, however, hasn’t been the expected boon for medium cars...

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Hyundai Genesis : Luxury sedan spied in Australia
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Hyundai Genesis : Luxury sedan spied in Australia

The Hyundai Genesis sedan has been spied in Australia roughly six months out from its local introduction. CarAdvice snapped the Genesis near Hyundai's Sydney headquarters where engineers are currently tuning it for Australian road conditions and customer preferences...


Hyundai Veloster : mysterious new variant coming
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Hyundai Veloster : mysterious new variant coming

The Hyundai Veloster range is set to see the addition of a new variant at the upcoming Chicago auto show, according to a cryptic release from the brand's US arm. While little in the way of detail has been revealed, the company says the "newest addition to the Veloster lineup" will be presented by Brandon Ramirez, senior group manager of product planning for Hyundai Motor America, at the 2014 Chicago motor show, which kicks off on February 8...


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Hyundai's Chris Atkinson confirmed for Rally Mexico

Australian World Rally Championship driver Chris Atkinson has been confirmed as the second Hyundai Motorsport factory driver for the Rally of Mexico in March. The former Subaru WRC driver has been part of the Hyundai Motorsport team since July last year and the Mexico round will mark his first entry into a WRC event with the i20 rally car...


Hyundai i10 Review
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Hyundai i10 Review

The latest Hyundai i10 launched in Europe late last year as the company’s smallest offering, but Australia is currently a 50:50 chance of getting it.

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Hyundai WRC program : to bring more sports cars, better driving dynamics to the masses
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Hyundai WRC program : to bring more sports cars, better driving dynamics to the masses

Hyundai's World Rally Champion (WRC) program will accelerate the Korean brand's roll-out of high-performance variants of its cars and improve dynamic ability across the range, according to Australian WRC driver Chris Atkinson. Atkinson, who drove for the Subaru WRC team from 2004-2008, joined the Australian media at last week's Monte Carlo rally in Monaco, where he is part of Hyundai's rally program and a Hyundai Australia ambassador...


Hyundai ix35 : 6500 SUVs recalled for seatbelt fault
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Hyundai ix35 : 6500 SUVs recalled for seatbelt fault

More than 6500 Hyundai ix35 SUVs have been recalled locally due to a fault with seatbelt pretensioners that could result in occupants not being correctly restrained in a collision. Affecting 6552 Hyundai ix35 Series I SUVs built between August 2011 and February 2012, the recall stems from the tensioning cable in the pretensioner assembly not being securely crimped...


Hyundai to keep Genesis brand in-house
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Hyundai to keep Genesis brand in-house

Hyundai says it’s happy with its decision to keep the Genesis range of cars as part of the parent company instead of launching a separate premium brand. The Hyundai Genesis sedan and coupe, which have both been confirmed for an Australian release (starting with the recently unveiled second-generation sedan in the third quarter of this year), will be sold in regular Hyundai dealerships without an separate section or special sub-brand dealership creations...


Hyundai Genesis to raise brand profile and bring new customers
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Hyundai Genesis to raise brand profile and bring new customers

Hyundai says the Genesis range of cars has substantially helped raise the brand’s profile and attract a new audience previously unknown to Hyundai. At the world premier of the new Hyundai Genesis sedan, which is heading to Australia later this year, the CEO of Hyundai Motors America, Dave Zuchowski, confirmed to CarAdvice that the Genesis has been far more important as a brand building exercise than for volume in North America...


Hyundai Genesis V8 a chance for Australia
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Hyundai Genesis V8 a chance for Australia

The second-generation Hyundai Genesis sedan is coming to Australia with a V6 engine, though a V8 available for other markets is still a chance for our market in the car's lifecycle. The 3.8-litre V6 Genesis sedan is the only variant that has been engineered for right-hand drive based on the business case that RHD countries including Australia and the UK put forward, but depending on its sales success the opportunity to engineer the 5...


Hyundai Genesis sedan coming to Australia
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Hyundai Genesis sedan coming to Australia

The second-generation Hyundai Genesis sedan – the company's most ambitious car yet – is confirmed to launch in Australia in the third quarter of 2014. Unveiled at today's Detroit motor show, the Hyundai Genesis will be powered by a 3.8-litre V6 producing 248kW of power and 394Nm of torque, which is more power per litre than the 3...


Hyundai Sonata coming back to Australia
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Hyundai Sonata coming back to Australia

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the return of the Hyundai Sonata from the third quarter of 2014. As previously reported, the seventh-generation Hyundai Sonata has been under consideration for our market for some time, with the decision to reintroduce the mid-sized sedan and bring back the Sonata badge made internally last week...


Hyundai Accent SR Video Review 2014
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Hyundai Accent SR Video Review 2014

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