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Small cars are affordable – but which top seller is truly the cheapest?

Small hatchbacks and sedans are still popular. As a category, they sit in fifth place overall – underneath the ever-growing small, medium and large SUV classes, and the dual-cab ute segment. Being fifth means over 10,000 Australian private buyers and businesses take delivery of a small car each month...

2021 Hyundai i30 N: UK pricing revealed, providing best clue yet of Australian price and specs

UK pricing and specifications for the 2021 Hyundai i30 N have been announced, as our best hint yet at how the facelifted hot hatch could be priced in Australia come its local launch in June. Available to order now, just one i30 N variant will be offered in the UK, priced from £33,745 (approximately AU$60,500) drive-away with a six-speed manual, or £35,695 (AU$64,000) with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox – both offering the full 206kW/392Nm 'Performance' engine tune...

2021 Hyundai i30 N due in Australia in June, followed by i20 N, Kona N and i30 Sedan N – UPDATE

UPDATE, 28 April 2021: Hyundai Australia has provided updated launch timing information for its upcoming N performance range. The facelifted i30 N hatch will arrive first, in June 2021, followed by the smaller i20 N and recently-revealed Kona N in the third quarter of the year (July to September inclusive)...

The safest cars for young drivers under $30,000 in Australia

Buying a new car is an exciting yet arduous process – more so when it's your first time jumping through the hoops. While key factors such as style, performance and price are usually top of mind, given that novice drivers are over-represented in fatal crashes – due to a combination of inexperience and older, cheaper and less safe cars – safety should also make the list of priorities...

VFACTS 2020: Toyota Corolla Australia’s top-selling passenger car for eighth year in a row

The Toyota Corolla has retained its title as Australia’s favourite passenger car for the eighth year in a row, although it has found itself under attack from other models – and continues to battle the buyer shift to SUVs...

Hyundai developing 2.3-litre turbo engine for future N models – report

The next-generation Hyundai i30 N may see the introduction of a new turbocharged 2.3-litre engine. According to Korean newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun, Hyundai is developing the new 2.3-litre turbo powertrain with a 7000rpm redline for its future performance 'N' models. This isn't the first time rumours of the engine have surfaced...

2021 Hyundai i30 N: Australian specifications revealed early – UPDATE: New details

UPDATE, December 16, 2020, 11:20am: CarAdvice has obtained a more comprehensive list of standard equipment offered with each i30 N grade. We've updated the story with the new information. December 16, 2020: The 2021 Hyundai i30 N appears set to arrive in Australian showrooms in March or April 2021 with more power, increased standard equipment levels and a choice of manual and dual-clutch automatic (DCT) gearboxes...

Cheap speed: The cars with the most power per dollar

In our era of turbocharging and electrification, it can seem almost weekly that a new, immensely powerful, absurdly expensive hypercar or super-sedan makes its debut. The Bugatti Bolide, SSC Tuatara, Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series and heavyweight GMC Hummer EV encompass some of the more recent additions to the high-horsepower club...

2021 Hyundai i30 Fastback N revealed

Our man Joshua Dowling drove it in early October as a camouflaged pre-production prototype to experience the N division's new dual-clutch auto, but here it is properly revealed: the 2021 Hyundai i30 Fastback N. It's been a flood of Hyundai news today, with this latest bit following the reveal of the facelifted Kona Electric and fresh teasers for the i30 Sedan N – but of course Hyundai had to go for a hat-trick...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N previewed in video teaser – UPDATE: New photos

UPDATE, November 11, 2020: Following the earlier release of an official preview video (and this less official one), a set of revealing new 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N photos have been handed down. We've added the photos here, but this story is otherwise unchanged. You can still find the official teaser clip at the bottom of this story...

Video: 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N caught track testing

The 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N has been caught track testing on the Nurburgring circuit. It comes after Hyundai announced the i30 Sedan for the Australian market, with the performance flagship N version teased for the first time in September. Now spies have filmed a camouflaged i30 Sedan N driving on the famous 20...