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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...

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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...


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 i30 wagon gets retuned Australian suspension for first time
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Hyundai i30 wagon gets retuned Australian suspension for first time

The Hyundai i30 wagon has for the first time scored an Australian suspension tune, coinciding with a similar retune of the i30 hatchback, both of which are on-sale now. It is the first time Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) has been permitted to re-tune the i30 wagon, which differs from its hatchback sibling by utilising a more sophisticated independent rear suspension rather than a simpler, and harder-to-tune torsion beam...


Hyundai i20 WRC Spanish gravel test: video
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Hyundai i20 WRC Spanish gravel test: video

We chat with Hyundai factory test driver Chris Atkinson of Australia, as he prepares to climb behind the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC car during a recent test day in Southern Spain.  ...


2013 Hyundai i30 SR Video Review
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2013 Hyundai i30 SR Video Review

SR badge comes to Hyundai's popular hatchback, bringing more performance and tweaked handling.


Hyundai i30 Review: three-door Special Edition
Rating: 810 /10
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Hyundai i30 Review: three-door Special Edition

Less than a year since the concept debuted at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the Hyundai i30 three-door Special Edition takes over as the Korean manufacturer’s latest entry model in its small car line-up. Priced from $19,990 driveaway, it is also the third and last body style we’re likely to see in Hyundai’s second-generation i30 range...

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$19,990 to $22,190

Hyundai i30 SR Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Hyundai i30 SR Review

Ask anyone at Hyundai what the ‘SR’ badge actually stands for on the new Hyundai i30 SR and they’ll struggle to give you a straight answer. While we were able to ascertain it doesn’t stand for ‘Street Racing’, the fact that the Hyundai now boasts a level of performance over and above the standard i30 range should warm the hearts of boy racers everywhere...

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$27,990 to $30,190

Hyundai i30 SR Turbo in development
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Hyundai i30 SR Turbo in development

A high-performance Hyundai i30 SR Turbo is under development in Germany and a company insider has revealed Hyundai Australia will be the first to put its hand up for the hot-hatch if it is given the green light for production. CarAdvice understands the proposed i30 SR Turbo will employ the same turbocharged 1...


Hyundai i30 SR launches in Australia
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Hyundai i30 SR launches in Australia

Hyundai Australia has bolstered its performance car range with the launch of the Hyundai i30 SR hatchback. First previewed in concept form at the 2012 Sydney motor show, the new Hyundai i30 SR is priced from $27,990 plus on-road costs and comes equipped with a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated direct-injection petrol engine...


Hyundai i30 three-door released: $19,990 driveaway
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Hyundai i30 three-door released: $19,990 driveaway

A three-door version of the Hyundai i30 hatchback is now available in Australia, priced from $19,990 driveaway. Indicated in a report by CarAdvice back in April this year, Hyundai has reversed its original decision to not import the three-door variant of the Hyundai i30.  dropping the range’s entry point by $1000...


Hyundai i30 Tourer Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Hyundai i30 Tourer Review

The Hyundai i30 Tourer is smarter, more stylish and finer-driving than every sub-compact SUV currently available. This small wagon also builds on the above-average basics of the Hyundai i30 hatchback, adding an obvious extra layer of practicality and an extra ply of finesse to become the most convincing Hyundai sold in this country...

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$22,690 to $31,190

Hyundai i30 three-door set for Australia U-turn
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Hyundai i30 three-door set for Australia U-turn

A three-door version of the Hyundai i30 hatchback is set to become a potential price leader in the small-car segment for the South Korean brand in Australia. CarAdvice believes Hyundai Australia is about to make a U-turn on a previous decision to not import the sportier-looking variant of the i30...


Hyundai i30 Tourer launches from $22,990
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Hyundai i30 Tourer launches from $22,990

The new-generation Hyundai i30 Tourer has launched from $22,990 A wagon version of the popular i30 hatch, the Hyundai i30 Tourer wasn't originally intended for the Australian market as it is only built in Europe, where all i30 hatchbacks hail from Korea. Favourable exchange rates, however, means that the replacement for the strong-selling previous-generation i30 CW has been secured for this market...


Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

With an all-new Toyota Corolla launched with a $19,990 price tag, we find out which is the best entry-level small car for the money, putting the world's best selling small car up against the Ford Focus, Hyundai i30 and Mazda3. Words: Daniel DeGasperi. Photos: Easton Chang. Comparison tests don’t come more relevant than this...

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$21,990

Hyundai i30 Video Review
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Hyundai i30 Video Review

south Korean brand's small car impresses even further in second-generation form.


2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer pricing revealed
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2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer pricing revealed

Hyundai Australia has revealed the pricing of the all-new Hyundai i30 Tourer, confirming a $2000 premium for the spacious wagon variant over the popular five-door hatch. Unveiled at last month's Sydney motor show, the i30 Tourer will land in Hyundai Australia showrooms early in 2013, taking the number of variants in the line-up from 10 to 15...


Hyundai may expand SR performance line to new models
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Hyundai may expand SR performance line to new models

Hyundai Australia says its homegrown SR performance-themed sub-brand could expand to include more model lines if its initial sporty hatchback variants are a hit with local customers. Hyundai took the wraps off the two newest additions to its SR line-up – the Hyundai Accent SR and the Hyundai i30 SR – at the Sydney motor show today ahead of the anticipated showroom debuts of both vehicles during the first half of 2013...


Hyundai i30 Tourer opens the door for sporty three-door variant
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Hyundai i30 Tourer opens the door for sporty three-door variant

The impending launch of the Hyundai i30 Tourer may open the door for Hyundai Australia to expand its small car range further with the recently revealed sporty three-door variant. The sleek-looking i30 three-door hatch, unveiled at last month's Paris motor show, is produced at Hyundai's Nosovice plant in the Czech Republic – the same plant that will export the i30 Tourer to Australia from the first quarter of next year...


2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer confirmed for Australia
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2013 Hyundai i30 Tourer confirmed for Australia

The Hyundai i30 Tourer has been revealed at the 2012 Sydney motor show, with the Korean manufacturer confirming the compact wagon will join its popular hatchback sibling in local showrooms in the second quarter of 2013...


Hyundai i30 three-door: sleek looks for new small hatch
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Hyundai i30 three-door: sleek looks for new small hatch

The sporty new Hyundai i30 three-door hatch has been unveiled in Europe ahead of its international debut at the 2012 Paris motor show later this month. The three-door variant becomes the third body style in the second-generation Hyundai i30 range, joining the five-door hatch and the larger i30 Tourer wagon - although like the wagon, the three door isn't headed our way, at least in the foreseeable future...


Hyundai i30 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Hyundai i30 Review

If the original Hyundai i30 was a game-changer for the South Korean brand, it’s inevitable its successor is faced with great expectations. It was a small car that transcended Hyundai’s then limited reputation as a builder of good-value vehicles, with a well presented interior, good build quality and competent, if uninspiring, driving manners that took the challenge to Europe’s pace-setters...

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$20,990 to $32,590

Subaru BRZ, Holden Colorado, Hyundai i30 score five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Subaru BRZ, Holden Colorado, Hyundai i30 score five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The latest round of ANCAP crash testing has delivered a strong set of scores, with the Holden Colorado, Hyundai i30 and Subaru BRZ all achieving the maximum five-star result. The Holden Colorado crew-cab joins the growing list of light commercial vehicles to earn five stars for safety, ranking alongside the Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50, Volkswagen Amarok, and the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore utes...


Hyundai i30 and i40: three years free sat-nav mapped out
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Hyundai i30 and i40: three years free sat-nav mapped out

Hyundai Australia is offering owners of the new-generation Hyundai i30 and Hyundai i40 sedan three years of free satellite navigation map updates. The company is claiming this is a first for the Australian car industry, though in March Hyundai's sister-brand Kia introduced a similar sat-nav package for the first time on its cars, providing owners with free map updates for the first two years after purchase...


Hotter Hyundai i30 a chance for Oz
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Hotter Hyundai i30 a chance for Oz

A sports version of the all-new Hyundai i30 hatch is on the wish list of the decision makers at Hyundai Australia. Senior manager of product planning Scott Williams said while an i30 ‘warm-hatch’ was yet to be signed off by Hyundai head office in South Korea, the brand was very conscious of the benefits a flagship sports model could bring...


2012 Hyundai i30 prices and specifications revealed
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2012 Hyundai i30 prices and specifications revealed

The second-generation Hyundai i30 has been launched in Australia, introducing new levels of style, technology and standard equipment to the popular small car range. With more than 100,000 first-generation i30s sold across Australia since the model’s launch in 2007, the Korean brand is hoping to build on its success with the new model by combining its traditional value-for-money philosophy with an increased emphasis on desirable design and driving enjoyment...


Mazda CX-5, Hyundai i30 among latest five-star Euro NCAP cars
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Mazda CX-5, Hyundai i30 among latest five-star Euro NCAP cars

The latest round of Euro NCAP crash testing has delivered four five-star results, with the BMW 3-Series, Hyundai i30, Mazda CX-5 and Peugeot 208 all achieving the maximum safety score. The Mazda CX-5 compact SUV scored maximum points in both side impact tests – the side barrier and the pole test – making it the only car among this test group to do so...


Hyundai i30 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Hyundai i30 Review

The second-generation Hyundai i30 has a lot to live up to. Since the launch of the first i30 back in 2007, the market’s perception of Hyundai has changed significantly. Five years ago the original Hyundai i30 was a game-changer. It was, arguably, the best car out of Korea at the time and equal in many respects to its Japanese competitors...

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$20,000 to $30,000

Hyundai i30 targets Volkswagen Golf
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Hyundai i30 targets Volkswagen Golf

The second-generation Hyundai i30 is set to bring the Korean manufacturer into an entirely new war zone, going head to head with the Europeans, particularly the Volkswagen Golf. The world’s fifth largest manufacturer (as part of the Hyundai-Kia group) is no longer just benchmarking itself against the Japanese; it has embarked on much grander ambitions to go head to head with the Europeans on looks, feel, drivability and even brand desirability...


Hyundai i30 Review 2012
Rating: 810 /10
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Hyundai i30 Review 2012

It’s five years since the Hyundai i30 arrived as a game-changing model for the South Korean brand, showing the world it could build cars that were recommendable for virtues other than just good value. The Hyundai i30 wasn’t as good as the best in class, such as the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus or Mazda 3, but it held its own and has deservedly become a huge seller for Hyundai...

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$14,600