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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has launched its second EV, the Kona Electric, which sits above the Ioniq and gives the company ammunition to become the local leader in semi-affordable, pluggable vehicles. The Kona Electric wears a starting sticker price of $59,990 before on-road costs in Elite spec level: $10,000 pricier than the Nissan Leaf and $15,000 more than a base Ioniq...

Hyundai Tucson N Line revealed - UPDATE

Hyundai Europe has revealed the Tucson N Line, complete with sport-themed cosmetic and trim enhancements. The first SUV to get an N Line variant, the Tucson gets redesigned bumpers, a new dark mesh pattern front grille with dark chrome surrounds, 19-inch alloy wheels, gloss black mirrors and rear spoiler, black-bezel headlights, model-specific LED daytime-running lights and darkened window frames for a more 'dynamic look'...

Big fleets a key to driving Australian EV take-up, says Hyundai

Australian government and major business buyers must lead the charge by partially transitioning their vehicle fleets to electric cars, according to local Hyundai future mobility manager Scott Nargar, thereby speeding up the technology’s maturation here...

2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N pricing and specs

Hyundai Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for the new i30 Fastback N, which kicks off $1500 dearer than its hatchbacked sibling. Priced from $41,990 before on-road costs, the i30 Fastback N differs from the hatchback in obvious ways like the sedan-like liftback body, along with a new chassis and suspension tune that is a little softer – this setup will be carried over to the hatchback at some point in the future, too...

2020 Hyundai Sonata revealed, Australian launch this year

Get a load of the new Hyundai Sonata! The new one is no bland yet practical three-box sedan, but rather a sleek 'four-door coupe' in the mould of Volkswagen's Arteon. This is the eighth-generation model to wear the name, and returns the moniker to the sort of overtly design-led direction embodied by the long-gone i45...

Hyundai, Kia recall 534,000 vehicles in the US for fire risk, Australia unaffected

Korean manufacturers Hyundai and Kia have expanded a safety recall in the United States over concerns of engine fires, across several older-generation model lines...

Hyundai Kona Iron Man Edition on sale from $39,990

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specification for the limited-run Kona Iron Man Edition "arriving in showrooms soon" priced from $39,990 before on-road costs. Based on the flagship all-wheel drive Highlander, the Kona Iron Man Edition picks up a swag of bespoke features inspired by the Marvel superhero, loosely based on the concept vehicle shown at the Kona's debut a couple of years ago...

Hyundai Palisade would ‘do well’ in Australia

The Hyundai Palisade, which is currently only made in left-hand drive, sits a good size above the Santa Fe, offering not only eight seats, but significantly more room inside and out. Andrew Tuitahi, Hyundai Australia's senior manager of product planning, told CarAdvice that a larger-than-Santa Fe offering would likely do well in our market...

Let's talk electric vehicles: a CarAdvice podcast special

Barely a week goes by without us talking about electric vehicles on the CarAdvice podcast. In this special, Mandy Turner hosts our panel with Paul Maric, Curt Dupriez and Jez Spinks while on location for our latest electric vehicle mega test. Topics include the future of EVs, battery longevity, different types of charging, build quality, pricing, servicing, infrastructure, range anxiety, and so much more...

Hyundai Tucson N-Line teased

Hyundai is preparing to expand its N-Line trim in Europe, giving the warmed-over i30 a Tucson-based brother. The new Tucson N-Line looks likely to launch at the Geneva motor show next month, with a range "of motorsport-influenced details inside and out". Based on what we've seen, the car will get a more aggressive front-end treatment and unique alloy wheels, along with N-Line badging on its flanks...

CarAdvice podcast 141: We drive the Ford Falcon Holy Grail!

This week Mandy Turner is in Sydney for the EV mega test – listen out for the EV podcast special! – and is joined on the panel by Trent Nikolic and Tony Crawford. Geza emailed us at podcast@caradvice.com to ask if he should chip tune his 2014 Kia Rondo, used to haul the family and a camper trailer...