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Spec shootout: 2021 Hyundai i30 Elite sedan v Toyota Corolla SX sedan

The world of the humble small sedan has become a little more broad-ranging of late. Traditional three-box small cars have grown, and buyers have moved away from medium sedans, thus somehow creating a new, melded category. Hatch versus sedan arguments have raged for decades, but there’s no denying the neat and almost elegant lines of the saloon option, particularly as manufacturers have turned to designs that inject a level of style and intrigue into the segment...

Small SUV test: 2020 Hyundai Venue v MG ZST comparison

Chinese-owned British brand MG was on a sabbatical from the Australian market in 2015 and 2016, yet it’s now threatening to break into the top 10 sales chart. After just 600 sales in 2017, it’s currently on track to shift about 14,000 units in 2020. With 2018 registering a 401 per cent year-on-year increase, this isn’t a COVID-inspired trend...

2020 Ford Focus ST v Hyundai i30 N comparison review

The 2020 Ford Focus ST carries a burden that wasn’t anticipated for its place in the hot-hatch world. Ford’s decision earlier this year to axe development of a next-generation RS model means the ST must now serve as the fastest Focus to challenge a gamut of rivals. It’s not bringing a knife to a gunfight, though. Ford has installed the last RS’s 2...

Small SUV comparison: 2020 Mazda CX-30 v Hyundai Kona

Hyundai’s popular Kona small SUV faces a fresh Mazda rival in the form of the CX-30. We find which crossover is the best at a $30,000 pricepoint.

2020 Hyundai Veloster Turbo v i30 N-Line comparison

So, the Hyundai Veloster Turbo is an i30 N-Line in pricey fancy dress? We presumed so... And we were wrong.

2020 Hyundai Ioniq v Toyota Prius comparison

It’s taken two decades for the world’s most famous hybrid to face a direct rival. Can the Prius hold its ground against Hyundai’s first petrol-electric play, the Ioniq?

2020 Hyundai Venue Elite auto v Hyundai Kona Go FWD comparison

Everyone seems to want an SUV at the moment. Australia's mainstream car market declined 12.5 per cent in January, but the SUV market held strong to only fall 1.5 per cent. Given those conditions, manufacturers are tripping over themselves to introduce new high-riding models to the ultra-competitive Australian car market. And Hyundai is no different...

2020 Renault Kadjar v Hyundai Kona comparison

Kona or Kadjar? Established player or French upstart?

2020 Hyundai i30 N Line Premium v Peugeot 308 GT

For keen drivers who want a full-sized small car but can’t stretch to a full-tilt hot hatch, Hyundai and Peugeot offer ‘warm’ hatches for less than $40,000. We find out whether the i30 N Line Premium or 308 GT is the pick.

2020 Hyundai Venue Active v Kia Rio GT-Line comparison

The traditional city car is potentially under threat of extinction from pint-sized SUVs. We pitch Hyundai’s new, Accent-replacing Venue against Kia’s established Rio to see whether the sports utility vehicle or hatchback is best equipped for a life of urban motoring.

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Premium v Nissan Leaf comparison

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in Australia have been glacial compared to what we’ve seen in similarly developed markets across Europe, Asia and North America. Australians who are keen to make the switch face impediments that do not exist for people in Oslo, Tokyo, or San Francisco...