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Next-gen Hyundai i45 a chance for Australia

The next-generation Hyundai i45 may be a chance for Australia if the company can get its formula right for a two-pronged attack on the medium-car segment. Speaking at the launch of the Hyundai ix35 Series II in Queensland last week, Hyundai chief operating officer John Elsworth told CarAdvice that Hyundai Australia could potentially make the i40 and next-generation i45 work alongside each other, acknowledging that the original i45 was a difficult proposition...

Hyundai i45 axed from Australian line-up

The Hyundai i45 has been discontinued from Hyundai's Australian line-up in favour of its newer, European-designed and almost identically sized Hyundai i40 sibling. Hyundai Australia today confirmed its decision to suspend importing the i45 was based on increasing global demand for the mid-sized sedan – known as the Sonata in most overseas markets – and limitations in global supply...

Hyundai i45 to crash Sydney motor show

A crashed Hyundai i45 will join a roomful of pristine showroom vehicles at the 2012 Australian international motor show in Sydney as the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) makes its debut at the nation’s biggest annual automotive event. The Hyundai i45 earned the maximum five-star safety rating from ANCAP after the local organisation conducted a crash test on the mid-sized sedan at the end of 2010...

2011 Hyundai i45 Active new 2.0-litre engine cuts price

Hyundai Australia has revised the entry-level end of the Hyundai i45 range with the introduction of a 2.0-litre petrol engine and a $2600 price reduction. The 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine will be available only in the base model Active trim, with prices starting at $26,990 for the six-speed manual and $28,590 for the six-speed automatic (excluding on-road costs)...

ANCAP: Hyundai i45 scores 5 stars, Holden Barina Spark 4 stars

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has awarded the Hyundai i45 a five-star safety rating and the recently released Holden Barina Spark a four-star rating after the latest round of crash testing. The i45 features front, side and curtain airbags as standard, as well as ABS, EBD and stability control. Advanced seatbelt reminders are fitted to both front seats...

Hyundai i45/40 Wagon Spy Photos

With Hyundai having updated its i45 with new suspension settings for Australia, the brand's flagship model is set to conquer even more market share in its category. Nonetheless, what the i45 lacks is body variants, particularly a wagon. Perhaps that's all about to change...

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigating Hyundai Sonata i45

The NHTSA in the US is investigating a steering-related problem with the Hyundai Sonata - our Hyundai i45. Although the investigation does only affect American models, the concern could become more widespread. Only after being on sale for a few months in America, the Sonata has received various awards and praises from journalists and automotive experts since...

2011 Hyundai i45 convertible speculation

Hyundai is showing more signs of how serious it is about offering a cheaper and competitive package. Speculation says Hyundai now wants a slice of the Sunset Boulevard-cruising market in America and has plans to release an i45 (known as a Sonata in the US) convertible by 2011. Although the speculations are just..

Hyundai i45 wins Design Award

The prestigious Australian International Design Awards was held last Friday night at Sydney’s Wharf 8, and Hyundai, Audi, and Nissan, were the big winners in the automotive category You may have seen Hyundai’s ‘Driven by Obsession’ TV campaign for the i45 sedan, it’s the one where you see thousands of water droplets forming 3D shapes like medieval swords, an axe, hammer, and even a circular saw falling onto a silver i45...

Hyundai i45 Commercial Made in Australia

With the launch of the Hyundai i45 the Korean brand has taken on the challenge of reinventing it self. The last few years have seen Hyundai go from strength to strength worldwide and gain considerable market share in Australia. The following commercial for the i45 was made right here in Australia, it makes use of no computer generation animation...

2010 Hyundai i45 spy photos, testing in Sydney this morning

Following our spy photos this morning of the upcoming 2011 Hyundai Accent, an eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader in Sydney has sent through these images on the new 2010 Hyundai i45 testing on local roads. The Hyundai i45, which will replace the Hyundai Sonata, is set to arrive here in Australia in the second quarter of this year. Powered by an all-new 2...

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