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Hyundai adds Apple CarPlay to Accent, iMax and iLoad

Hyundai Australia has expanded its growing rollout of Apple CarPlay connectivity, this time upgrading variants in the Accent, iMax and iLoad ranges...

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2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo: new special on sale in Australia
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2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo: new special on sale in Australia

The limited-edition 2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo is now on sale in Australia, packing $3000 worth of additional equipment over the Veloster Turbo+ on which it's based. The new special edition revives the ‘Street’ name that was worn by a special-edition model in 2013, however that version was based on the standard Veloster - not the Veloster Turbo...


2017 Hyundai i30 spied
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2017 Hyundai i30 spied

The next-generation Hyundai i30 five-door hatchback has been spied undergoing testing in the European Alps. First spotted in August 2015, prototypes of the new i30 were last spied in February in Australia during hot weather testing. From what we can deduce through the car's protective cladding and camouflage, the new hatch seems to have a flatter, more formal side profile...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2016 Hyundai Tucson Active X Review: Long-term report three and farewell
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2016 Hyundai Tucson Active X Review: Long-term report three and farewell

After six months with the 2016 Hyundai Tucson Active X, the CarAdvice Melbourne team says farewell...


Hyundai i30 Tourer discontinued
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Hyundai i30 Tourer discontinued

The Hyundai i30 Tourer has been quietly discontinued from Australian sale, due primarily to the cost impediment of importing the wagon from Europe. The load-lugging Hyundai i30 derivative was launched here in February 2013 after initially being ruled out due to exchange rates. The i30 Tourer was, and is, built only in the Czech Republic, not Korea as with the i30 hatch...


Hyundai i30 sales overtake Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3
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Hyundai i30 sales overtake Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3

The Hyundai i30 has thrown a spanner into Australia’s small car segment by leaping ahead of traditional top-sellers, the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3, five months into 2016. The Hyundai i30 hatch has been Australia’s top-selling vehicle for three months in succession, on the back of sharp campaign pricing kicking off at $19,990 drive-away with a free automatic transmission...


Micro Car Comparison: Holden Spark v Kia Picanto v Mitsubishi Mirage v Suzuki Celerio v Hyundai Accent
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Micro Car Comparison: Holden Spark v Kia Picanto v Mitsubishi Mirage v Suzuki Celerio v Hyundai Accent

Australia’s Micro Car market has been a hive of activity lately. Two brand new models have arrived, the Holden Spark and Kia Picanto, while the Mitsubishi Mirage has been updated. Add to this list the 15-month old Suzuki Celerio, and you have a mean little quartet of bargain-basement offerings. Each of these baby cars bring something unique to the table...


2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review
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2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review

The Hyundai i30 has been Australia's best selling passenger car for three months in a row. The new generation is just around the corner so what is it that makes it so popular?


2017 Genesis G80 unveiled, due here next year: 3.3 turbo Sport model revealed
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2017 Genesis G80 unveiled, due here next year: 3.3 turbo Sport model revealed

Hyundai has unveiled its 'new' 2017 Genesis G80 sedan in South Korea this week, ahead of an Australian debut set for sometime next year. Debuting as an update and renamed version of the model known here as the Hyundai Genesis, the G80 will be the first model to be marketed specifically under the Genesis brand in Australia...


Which should I buy, FWD, RWD or AWD?: Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested
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Which should I buy, FWD, RWD or AWD? Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested

If you’re buying a new car, you’ll face a choice of drivetrain layouts. And while engine position may vary from a front, rear or mid placement, the powered wheels will inevitably be those up front, those out back, or all four. CarAdvice reader Julie contacted us to ask which way should she lean for her next new-car purchase...


Hyundai i30 N prototype puts on 2300km test for 24 hours of Nurburgring
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Hyundai i30 N prototype puts on 2300km test for 24 hours of Nurburgring

The Hyundai i30 N development car has completed the Nurburgring 24 hours endurance race in Germany this week, completing 91 laps and 2309.39 kilometres. Finishing 90th in the overall rankings out of 159 competitors, the i30 N hot hatch's endurance effort marks another stage in its development ahead of a 2017 debut in the next-generation i30's skin...


Six features of new cars that make parenting easier
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Six features of new cars that make parenting easier

Children and cars can be a stressful combination - and it doesn't seem to matter whether you're heading off on a long-distance trip or ducking out for what should be a quick trip to the shops. Some days, being a parent is challenging and anything that makes your day a little easier is much appreciated...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 27
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 27

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson will deliver a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Hyundai i30 N prototype will run in Nurburgring 24-Hour race
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Hyundai i30 N prototype will run in Nurburgring 24-Hour race

A race-ready preview version of the upcoming 2017 Hyundai i30 N hot hatch will run at this year's Nurburgring 24-Hour race, the South Korean car maker has confirmed. Known as the i30 2.0L Turbo N, the heavily modified vehicle shown here has been developed by the company’s new ‘N’ performance arm...


2016 Hyundai iMax Review
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2016 Hyundai iMax Review

The 2016 Hyundai iMax Series II people-mover remains a no-frills and dependable van-based people-mover.


Hyundai taps star Bentley designer for Genesis styling
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Hyundai taps star Bentley designer for Genesis styling

Korean car maker Hyundai has recruited one of Bentley’s senior designers as its new vice president of styling. SangYup Lee had worked as the head of exterior and advanced design for the exclusive British marque since 2013. Before his stint with Bentley, Mr Lee worked at Volkswagen America’s Advanced Design Centre in California, as a senior designer for Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk with Tegan Lawson. Each week we’ll bring you a video roundup of the stories that have been making headlines in both the automotive industry and Australia’s new-car market. What’s happened in the week ending May 20, 2016? Check out our video above, and see our links to the full stories below...


Hyundai Elantra recalled for airbag software issue
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Hyundai Elantra recalled for airbag software issue

The fourth-generation Hyundai Elantra has been recalled for an airbag control unit software update. Sold in Australia between 2006 and 2010, the recall affects 5296 HD model Hyundai Elantra models built between January 2, 2008 and August 22, 2009. Hyundai notes the airbags (both driver and passenger) could deploy when not required, which could cause injury - not to mention a hell of a fright - for occupants...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 13

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Each week we'll bring you a video wrap of the latest goings-on in the automotive industry and in Australia’s new-car market. Every Friday, Tegan Lawson will deliver your hit of headlines from the CarAdvice Garage, giving you a snapshot of what you need to know about the week in news...