Tag: Hyundai

Hyundai offers longest warranty for hybrids

Hyundai offers longest warranty for hybrids

In the late 1990s, when Hyundai Motor made a return to the American market after a disastrous earlier entry in 1985 (the company was forced to pull out after a year when sales fell by 50% due to poor build quality) it had to win back customers who were not […]

Hyundai Veloster coming in 2012

Hyundai Veloster coming in 2012

Following its preview at the COTY2U Autoshow next week, the Hyundai Veloster Coupe will be launched in Malaysia during the first quarter of 2012 by Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM). The Veloster is the sixth vehicle in Hyundai’s ‘24/7 version 2.0 product initiative’ (seven new models in 24 months), following in […]

Hyundai Santa Fe Standard version

Hyundai Santa Fe Standard version

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has added a cheaper version to its Santa Fe SUV range. The new version has standard specifications, a 2.4-litre petrol engine, and is priced at RM150,888 (with roadtax and insurance). The main differences from the premium version are in the interior trim and the omission of features […]

Additional Premium version for Inokom Santa Fe

Additional Premium version for Inokom Santa Fe

The Inokom Santa Fe (a model licensed by Hyundai Motor Company) is now available with a Premium version, available with both 2.2-litre diesel and 2.4-litre petrol engines and 4WD. The additional version comes with a subtly enhanced exterior and interior such as a redesigned front grille, black glossy fog lamp […]

Second Generation Hyundai i30

Second Generation Hyundai i30

Hyundai Motor has issued the first images of the all-new i30, ahead of the car’s world premiere at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The company expects its new C-segment hatchback to continue the successful run of the first generation which introduced the ‘i’ prefix in model lines. Current […]

Hyundai Grand Starex Royale updated

Hyundai Grand Starex Royale updated

The latest Hyundai Grand Starex Royale offers more luxurious and practical features with cosmetic changes externally. Among the upgrades are the swivel seats and optional Nappa leather seats. It has the same 2.5-litre CRDi turbodiesel engine coupled with a Variable Geometry Turbocharger and intercooler.     In Peninsular Malaysia, its […]

Upgraded Inokom i10

Upgraded Inokom i10

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors now offers an updated version of the Inokom i10 with an upgraded 1.25-litre Kappa CVVT Hyundai engine that produces a bit more power and torque. Other new features include upgraded steering technology with a Motor-Driven Power Steering system claimed to improve steering quality and enhance fuel efficiency. […]

QuickView: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

QuickView: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

By Hafriz Shah Deputy Editor Price: RM165,362.10 Technical highlights: 4 cyls, 2199cc, turbodiesel, 195bhp, 442Nm, 0-100km/h 10.2sec, 190km/h What’s new? The facelifted Sante Fe gets revised bumpers and light clusters front and rear, plus a new grille, fog lights and twin exhaust pipes. Much more important, however, is the new all-aluminium […]

Airbag system faults in Hyundai Elantra

Airbag system faults in Hyundai Elantra

UPDATE on March 25, 2011: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors has provided its assurance that the Hyundai Avante it distributes is not affected by the two recent recalls initiated in North America in March 2011. “The two recent recalls of the Hyundai Elantras in North America were strictly only for vehicles sold domestically. […]

Hyundai unloads iLoad

Hyundai unloads iLoad

FAR east car maker Hyundai has announced a new product in its line-up, the iLoad van. The new van goes on sale in January and is said to offer an incredible specification, as well as one of the best payloads in its class. Hyundai is claiming the iLoad is also […]