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Hyundai Sonata with 528kW 2.4-litre engine to debut at SEMA

At this year's SEMA show, Hyundai and Bisimoto Engineering will unveil a 528kW version of the new Hyundai Sonata sedan. To get the Sonata's standard 2...

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Hyundai i20 WRC experience: Hot laps with Chris Atkinson
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Hyundai i20 WRC experience: Hot laps with Chris Atkinson

With the dust still settling on last weekend's 2014 World Rally Championship (WRC) Rally Australia event in Coffs Harbour, CarAdvice got the chance to jump in the co-driver's seat with Australian Hyundai Shell World Rally Team driver Chris Atkinson for the experience of a lifetime...


Chris Atkinson talks Hyundai, WRC and his future
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Chris Atkinson talks Hyundai, WRC and his future

In December Chris Atkinson was announced as one of four drivers for the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team in 2014, giving him the opportunity to be back behind the wheel of a factory-backed World Rally Championship (WRC) car for the first time since 2008...


2015 Hyundai i20 : Wait continues for local confirmation of second-gen city car; Coupe on wish list
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2015 Hyundai i20 : Wait continues for local confirmation of second-gen city car; Coupe on wish list

Hyundai Australia is still awaiting confirmation that the soon-to-debut second-generation i20 will be available locally, while the five-door's sleek i20 Coupe sibling is firmly on the division's wish list. Hyundai Australia public relations general manager Bill Thomas told CarAdvice confirmation of the second-gen Hyundai i20 – recently detailed in full European specification – for Australia is still a way off...


Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review
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Hyundai ix35 Highlander Review

We've tested the tweaked Hyundai ix35 in top-spec Highlander guise.


2015 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specifications
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2015 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specifications

Subtle styling tweaks, new convenience features and additional driver assist safety systems headline the updates to the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe, which is now on sale in Australia. All 2015 Santa Fe variants get a darker chrome grille, LED daytime running lights, and cornering lights, creating a new look at the front...


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...


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...


The blurred lines between premium and mainstream
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The blurred lines between premium and mainstream

The notion of blurred lines does not only apply to a certain morally ambiguous pop hit that took over the airwaves last year. No, it applies to Australia's new vehicle market as well. Specifically in the area of luxury cars, the definition of which is an arbitrary concept to even those who aspire to it...


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...