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First look: 2020 Hyundai Venue

The Venue is Hyundai’s latest SUV to join the company’s growing crossover portfolio. As the smallest crossover in the line-up, the city-size Venue will be the most affordable Hyundai SUV, and joins its larger siblings including the Kona, Tucson and Santa Fe. The new Hyundai Venue will be built in …

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Hyundai showcases 3D digital instrument and touchscreen steering concept

Carmakers are increasingly coming up with high-tech interiors that showcase the latest technology and Hyundai is the latest to embrace this trend. While based on the i30’s interior, the Korean giant has significantly overhauled the hatchback’s cockpit that brings an all-new steering wheel with two touchscreens, as well as a …

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2020 Hyundai Venue leaks online ahead of New York debut

Some partial images of Hyundai’s upcoming crossover – the all-new, sub-compact-sized Venue – have leaked online ahead of the car’s scheduled debut at the New York International Auto Show.  The images, which were initially published and circulated by a number of Indian publications, don’t show the car fully exposed but …

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2020 Hyundai Sonata initial specifications confirmed

Hyundai has divulged some of the initial specifications for its new-generation 2020 Sonata, which is currently slated to hit the market by the end of the year.  Two powertrains have been confirmed for the Australian market upon launch, both of which serve up a four-cylinder petrol engine paired to an …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric pricing and specifications

Hyundai Australia has announced local pricing and specifications for its new flagship EV – the Kona Electric – which will sit above the Ioniq and helps cement the company’s position as the local leader in offering affordable pure-electric vehicles.  Starting from $59,990 before on-road costs, the Kona Electric’s greatest selling-point …

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N pricing and specifications

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the new liftback version of its i30 N hot hatch – dubbed the Fastback – which sports nearly identical specifications but commands a $1,500 premium. Starting from $41,990, the i30 Fastback N’s most notable difference from the hatch is its swooping coupe-esque …

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2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport, Sport Premium lob in from $28,990

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its Sport and Sport Premium variants of the 2019 Elantra, with the performance-focused range starting from $28,990.  Joining the previously priced Go and Active variants, the most notable difference seen in the Sport variants is its 1.6-litre turbocharged engine under the bonnet, …

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7-seat SUV Comparison: 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs Hyundai Santa Fe

If you’re looking to purchase a large 7-seat family SUV, chances are your short list would have already included these two rivals: the Mazda CX-9 and Hyundai Santa Fe. Along with the Toyota Kluger, the CX-9 and Santa Fe represent the top three selling models in the full-size SUV segment. …

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2019 Hyundai Ioniq EV Elite Review – Australia’s cheapest EV

Up till now, electric cars seemed to be something reserved for the more well-heeled motorists out there. With Tesla largely holding a monopoly over the niche EV market with its high-end, high-performance models, there’s been little for those unable to fork out six figures on a car. Plus, with battery …

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Hyundai Veloster N TCR all set for IMSA Challenge

Hyundai is stepping up its motorsport charge with the unveiling of the Veloster N TCR race car at the North American International Auto Show today.  The Veloster N TCR joins the fierce competition in the 2019 International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) MICHELIN Pilot Challenge. At North America’s premier racetracks, it will …

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Hyundai develops industry-first fingerprint recognition system

Hyundai has announced an industry-first fingerprint recognition system that will allow drivers to unlock and start their cars without the need for a conventional key.  The system utilises fingerprint scanners on the car’s door handle and starter button to grant access to drivers who are registered in the car’s system. …

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New Go and Sport models headline restyled 2019 Hyundai Elantra range

The 2019 Hyundai Elantra brings fresh styling, new model variants topped by Elantra Sport Premium, as well as equipment additions across the range. A crisp look for 2019 Elantra starts with a new frontal treatment incorporating redesigned headlights and cascading grille. Rear styling is refreshed with redesigned taillights, and an …

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2019 Hyundai i30 pricing and specs: N Line joins local range

Hyundai Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its updated 2019 i30 range, which sees the introduction of a new N Line variant to replace the outgoing SR models.  Drawing inspiration from the range-topping i30 N and hinted at by the Euro-spec N Line variant released earlier in the year, …

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Hyundai Palisade unveiled as new flagship SUV

Hyundai today introduced its new flagship premium three-row Palisade SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Palisade rides on an all-new SUV chassis which is claimed to offer exceptional second- and third-row roominess coupled with generous cargo area and reconfiguration flexibility. Produced in Ulsan, South Korea in left-hand-drive …

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