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2021 Hyundai i30 sedan safety “unrated”, could get four-star rating

The Hyundai i30 sedan is currently “unrated” for crash safety by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and may only earn four stars if tested locally. While the 2021 Hyundai i30 sedan meets or exceeds Australian Design Rule safety requirements, ANCAP has become the default benchmark for crash safety because it has more stringent criteria...

Hyundai i30 on track to be Australia’s top-selling car thanks to name change

A simple change to the badge on the boot lid could see the Hyundai i30 become Australia’s top-selling passenger car next year. While the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger utes remain clear market leaders overall, the battle for passenger car honours has traditionally been between former Number Ones the Toyota Corolla and Mazda3...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan price and specs: Elantra replacement arrives

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan arrives to replace Elantra Four variants available with two engines, auto and manual options Plenty of safety and tech for the segment Priced between $24,790 plus on-road costs and $37,290 plus on-road costs The 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan has arrived, offering safety and performance options to small sedan buyers...

Video: 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N teased

The 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N (or i30 N Sedan as most are likely to call it) has been teased in a video released by the Korean car maker. The video, which shows-off Hyundai's i30 N Sedan TCR racing car – known as the Elantra N TCR overseas – gives a sneak peak at the road-going variant in the final few seconds...

Hyundai adds Elantra N to its TCR customer line-up

Hyundai Motorsport has taken the covers off its latest TCR race car, adding the Elantra N TCR to its stable of customer cars that also includes the i30 N TCR and Veloster N TCR. The addition of the Elantra N TCR is designed to ensure maximum relevance in global markets, the sedan set to race in markets where the Elantra is sold...

Hyundai Elantra recalled due to airbag fault

Hyundai Australia has issued a recall of 28 examples of its Elantra with Model Years from 2008 to 2009 (MY08-MY09), due to a potentially dangerous airbag issue. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says "if the airbag inflator ruptures during airbag deployment, metal fragments may propel towards the vehicle occupants at high speeds"...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N Line revealed, Australian debut due this year - UPDATE

UPDATE, July 20: Details on the new i30 Sedan N Line's drivetrain have surfaced on a public Australian government database. There are no surprises, but it at least confirms what we can expect. Details added to story below. July 8: If you found the new 2021 i30 Sedan (the renamed 2021 Hyundai Elantra) a polarising proposition, how about this: the i30 Sedan N Line...

Hyundai i30 and Elantra recalled for fire risk, nearly 90,000 cars included

Hyundai Australia has issued a recall of 87,499 of its 2007-2011 model-year i30 hatchback (shown above) and 2006-2011 Elantra small sedan (shown below) due to a defective circuit board that may increase risk of fire, with two known fires reported on Australian i30 cars...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan (Elantra) revealed

Hyundai has unveiled its new-generation Elantra sedan, due in Australia later this year as the 2020 Hyundai i30 Sedan. Market observers have long held the i30 badge could top Corolla sales in Australia if it had the same advantage enjoyed by the small Toyota and others: five-door hatch and four-door sedan wearing the same badge...

2021 Hyundai Elantra teased (now confirmed as i30 Sedan) - UPDATE: Watch the unveiling

UPDATE, March 18: Tune in to the unveiling at 1pm, with the video embedded below. Watch for our full story to appear at the same time. UPDATE 2: REVEALED! Read the full story here. March 11, 2020: Hyundai has given us a sneak peek at its new 2021 Elantra before the model’s debut next week...

2021 Hyundai Elantra spied

The next-generation Hyundai Elantra has been spied during cold weather in Sweden. While most of the car's design details are shrouded from view, the overall shape seems to be inspired by the upcoming Sonata. Like the larger sedan, the new Elantra has a fastback-style silhouette ending with a sharply creased boot lid...