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Kia Cerato GT hot hatch and sedan coming

Kia Australia will add two go-fast ‘GT’ versions of its new Cerato small car by early 2019 to complement the Stinger brand-builder. The Cerato GT (expected name) will come in both hatch and sedan body styles, giving Kia dealers two affordable image leaders in the same mould as the related Hyundai i30 SR and Elantra SR twins...

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2018 Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report three: interior comfort and practicality
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2018 Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report three: interior comfort and practicality

Our long-term 2018 Hyundai i30 SR is one very well-loved hatch amongst the CarAdvice team. For a lot of us, we have a long commute to work, so a car that is comfortable on the daily grind is important. That it's reasonably quick certainly doesn't hurt, either... The Hyundai's interior is a decent step up from its predecessor...


2019 Kia Ceed GT spied
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2019 Kia Ceed GT spied

Images of a Korean vehicle believed to be the Kia Ceed GT have surfaced on social media this week, ahead of a likely reveal later this year. The prototype in question is a camouflaged Kia hatchback wearing red exterior highlights, bigger brakes with red-painted calipers, and alloy wheels borrowed from the now-defunct Cerato Koup Turbo...


Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report two: infotainment
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Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report two: infotainment

As you'll soon learn, the Hyundai i30 SR has a well laid out, logical interior. That same user-friendliness extends to the infotainment system, which is shared with the wider i30 range. Central to the system is a freestanding 8.0-inch touchscreen mounted high on the dashboard...


2018 Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report one: introduction
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2018 Hyundai i30 SR long-term review, report one: introduction

Just before the Christmas break we added a new long-termer to the CarAdvice Melbourne garage: the Hyundai i30 SR. It's been a well-regarded offering since its launch early in 2017, so we decided we'd get a feel for what it's like living with the current sporting flagship of the Hyundai range – at least for now, until the all-out i30 N arrives in a couple months time...


2017 Hyundai i30 SR review
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2017 Hyundai i30 SR review

There's little doubt the small car segment is one of the most hotly contested. But what if you need something sporty, yet not outrageously expensive? The 2017 Hyundai i30 SR might be your solution.


2017 Hyundai i30 range review
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2017 Hyundai i30 range review

The Hyundai i30 small hatchback is one of Australia's highest-selling vehicles, making the brand-new third-generation version launched in April a highly significant car. Put mildly, this rival to the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3 – chief among a plethora of small car offerings in the market – is a prime candidate for a full range review...


The $52k question: Which car would each CarAdvice journo pick?
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The $52k question: Which car would each CarAdvice journo pick?

Celebrating 52 episodes of the CarAdvice podcast, this question was put to each writer on the team: if you had $52,000, what new car would you buy? You can catch their responses on this week's show, but if you can't get away with some listening time, we've listed each below. Rob Margeit Skoda Octavia RS230 wagon: $43,190 It is a practical sleeper...


2017 Hyundai i30 SR and SR Premium review
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2017 Hyundai i30 SR and SR Premium review

The 2017 Hyundai i30 SR range brings a 150kW turbo engine, IRS and impressive local suspension tuning to the table at an entry point of $26k plus on-roads. The Mazda 3 SP25 has some stiff competition here...


Hyundai SR future models under a cloud of uncertainty
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Hyundai SR future models under a cloud of uncertainty

The warmed-up Hyundai SR variants on sale today may not be around forever, CarAdvice can reveal. The brand is seemingly weighing up whether the SR sub-brand will have a future in Australia when the more hardcore Hyundai N division’s wares become available, despite having just launched the new Elantra SR...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Hyundai i30 spied in new detail, inside and out
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2017 Hyundai i30 spied in new detail, inside and out

The all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 has been spied in a new state of undress this week, offering a clearer look at its outside and the best look yet at its cabin. These new shots reveal the upcoming 2017 i30 with a dramatically reduced covering, swapping most of its heavy camouflage panels for a light vinyl wrap...


Hyundai i30 SR v Kia Cerato Si Comparison
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Hyundai i30 SR v Kia Cerato Si Comparison

The Hyundai i30 has been around for a while now and is starting to feel like it's time for an update - especially when up against the refreshed Kia Cerato...


2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review
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2016 Hyundai i30 SR Review

The Hyundai i30 has been Australia's best selling passenger car for three months in a row. The new generation is just around the corner so what is it that makes it so popular?


2014 Hyundai i30 SR Review
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2014 Hyundai i30 SR Review

In a segment where competition is rife, car companies like Hyundai are continuously forced to innovate and excel. Does the i30 still have what it takes to compete?


Hyundai i30 SR launches in Australia
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Hyundai i30 SR launches in Australia

Hyundai Australia has bolstered its performance car range with the launch of the Hyundai i30 SR hatchback. First previewed in concept form at the 2012 Sydney motor show, the new Hyundai i30 SR is priced from $27,990 plus on-road costs and comes equipped with a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated direct-injection petrol engine...


Hyundai may expand SR performance line to new models
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Hyundai may expand SR performance line to new models

Hyundai Australia says its homegrown SR performance-themed sub-brand could expand to include more model lines if its initial sporty hatchback variants are a hit with local customers. Hyundai took the wraps off the two newest additions to its SR line-up – the Hyundai Accent SR and the Hyundai i30 SR – at the Sydney motor show today ahead of the anticipated showroom debuts of both vehicles during the first half of 2013...


Hyundai i30 SR concept previews new sports hatch
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Hyundai i30 SR concept previews new sports hatch

Hyundai Australia will bolster its performance car range in 2013 with the addition of the sporty Hyundai i30 SR hatchback to the local line-up. As revealed by CarAdvice in May, the uprated i30 hatch will benefit from a larger, more powerful direct injection engine as well as a number of sports styling enhancements over the standard i30...