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2019 Hyundai Elantra spied without disguise - UPDATE

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2019 Hyundai Elantra spied without disguise - UPDATE

UPDATE, 9/7/18: More images of the new 2019 Elantra have been published on a Korean website. We've added them to the article. UPDATE, 10/7/18: Joining the moody black shots, two clear new photos of a grey example have surfaced. See above and below...

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe review: Big new family hauler touches down
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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe review: Big new family hauler touches down

Paul Maric takes a first spin in the new Hyundai Santa Fe on Australian roads.


2018 Hyundai Elantra Active review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Hyundai Elantra Active review

The Hyundai Elantra is an attractive and affordable option in the small segment, with the usual Hyundai strong points and versatile day-to-day usability.

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$24,250

Hyundai Australia seeing big changes in brand perception
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Hyundai Australia seeing big changes in brand perception

Hyundai Australia is finally seeing a return on its marketing and brand perception in Australia, according to the company's local marketing director. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the new Santa Fe, Hyundai Australia marketing director, Oliver Mann, said the company is impressed with the direction its public perception is heading...


Hyundai Santa Cruz 'too small' for Australia
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Hyundai Santa Cruz 'too small' for Australia

Hyundai has confirmed the Santa Cruz ute will go into production for North America by 2020. Great news, right? Well, there's no guarantee it'll make its way Down Under. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the Santa Fe, Hyundai Australia marketing director, Oliver Mann, said the product isn't necessarily right for Australia, and the company really wants a bigger ute for our market...


Hyundai Santa Fe: Eight per cent market share the goal
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Hyundai Santa Fe: Eight per cent market share the goal

Hyundai has this week taken the wraps off its all-new Santa Fe, which it hopes will increase its market share in the hotly-contested large SUV segment. Currently commanding around six per cent market share, Hyundai expects the new technology in its seven-seat offering will increase drive a stronger position in its segment, despite stiff competition...


Hyundai i30N orders backlogged to November
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Hyundai i30N orders backlogged to November

Hyundai has hit the ground running with its first factory performance hatchback, the i30N. In fact, if you join the queue for a new one today, you won't see it until much later this year. Speaking with CarAdvice at last week's launch of the new Santa Fe, Hyundai Australia marketing director, Oliver Mann, said the company was thrilled with the interest in its new product...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe review

The design is a huge departure from the previous Santa Fe, but maybe a big refresh is what it needed all along. Paul Maric checks out the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe.


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has released pricing and specifications for the all-new seven-seat 2019 Santa Fe, which arrives in showrooms this week. As is standard for Hyundai, the car will be offered in Active, Elite and Highlander guises. The base model Active (below) will be offered with a 2...


Hyundai Kona adds diesel option in Europe, not for Oz
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Hyundai Kona adds diesel option in Europe, not for Oz

Hyundai Motor Europe has expanded its powertrain offerings for the Kona small SUV, bringing a new diesel option, along with a front-wheel drive variant for the existing 1.6-litre turbo petrol. The diesel comes from Hyundai's new Smart Stream engine family, claiming to offer "improved real-life fuel economy and reduced exhaust emissions"...


TCR: Australia to get its own global touring car series

TCR: Australia to get its own global touring car series

Good news for fans of hot hatches and fast-fours. And good news for fans of motorsport. The worldwide motorsport category, TCR Touring Car, is coming to Australia. The category was conceived in 2014 and has since become one of the fastest growing forms of motorsport in the world. In 2018, TCR regulations became the umbrella rules for the new FIA World Touring Car Cup...


2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review

A compact SUV or a sports SUV? It's hard to tell with the impressive Kona, but its finest features could also be the thorn in its side.

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Hyundai and Audi form fuel-cell EV alliance
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Hyundai and Audi form fuel-cell EV alliance

Audi AG and Hyundai Motor, both major proponents of fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology alongside the likes of Toyota and Mercedes-Benz, have formed an alliance to get affordable systems to market sooner. Reading between the lines, Audi will develop its own FCEV crossover using components from the Hyundai Nexo (driven here) as a tangible starting point for the alliance...


Comparison: 2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson
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Comparison: 2018 Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson

At this end of the SUV spectrum, it's all about sharp pricing and value for money. Everybody wants to get into an SUV, but which one should you go for? It can be pretty confusing. Here, Paul tests two top competitors in the medium SUV segment.


2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S v Hyundai Tucson Active X comparison
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2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S v Hyundai Tucson Active X comparison

SUV sales are going nuts in Australia. Everybody wants to get into an SUV, but which one should you go for? It can be pretty confusing. If you don't have stacks of money to spend, but equally you don't want to be stuck with a base model, we've lined up two cars you should consider if you're after a mid-sized SUV...


Hyundai N Line coming to core range – report
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Hyundai N Line coming to core range – report

Hyundai's N Division – responsible for its performance models and motorsport endeavours – has confirmed a line of sport-themed variants based on existing models, and N-branded options and accessories, according to a new report out of the US...


2019 Hyundai Tucson to offer 48V mild-hybrid option – UPDATE
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2019 Hyundai Tucson to offer 48V mild-hybrid option – UPDATE

UPDATE (8/6/18): Hyundai Australia has issued a statement regarding the Tucson 48V hybrid. See bottom of article for details. Hyundai Motor Europe has confirmed it will offer a new 48V mild-hybrid system in diesel versions of the facelifted 2019 Tucson from later this year. Following sister brand Kia and the facelifted Sportage, the related Tucson will benefit from a 0...


Hyundai HDC-2 Grandmaster concept unveiled
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Hyundai HDC-2 Grandmaster concept unveiled

The Hyundai HDC-2 Grandmaster concept has been unveiled at the 2018 Busan motor show, providing a look at how a bigger Korean crossover might manifest when it reaches production. According to its creators, the HDC-2 Grandmaster provides a "more detailed blueprint" for its new Sensuous Sportiness design language, which was first unveiled with the HDC-1 Le Fil Rouge sedan concept at this year's Geneva motor show...


Genesis: Oz launch pushed back to Q4
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Genesis: Oz launch pushed back to Q4

Genesis, luxury subsidiary of Hyundai, won't be arriving in Australia until at least the fourth quarter of 2018 – after previously being scheduled for the third quarter. Public relations manager for Hyundai Australia, Guido Schenken, confirmed the news this week, meaning we won't see the G70 (top) or G80 (formerly Hyundai Genesis) until very late this year...


2019 Hyundai Ioniq detailed for the US
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2019 Hyundai Ioniq detailed for the US

The Hyundai Ioniq has been upgraded in North America for the 2019 model year, gaining additional active safety options and enhanced infotainment services. For the first time, driver attention alert and high-beam assist are available on select models, while autonomous emergency braking is now standard fit on the popular SEL grade...