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Hyundai and Kia Delays Hyundai and Kia have warned severe delays due to engine parts shortage. Yoosung enterprise supply piston rings for the diesel engines fitted in Hyundai and Kia models. Yoosung staff went on strike last week after a clash with management over pay.
Hyundai has scooped the top honours in Auto Express' Driver Power 2010 customer satisfaction and reliability survey. The new Hyundai i30 scooped the prize as the UK's most reliable car pushing the 2009 winner, the Jaguar XF, into second place followed by the Skoda Octavia.
New 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Model The 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe receives a major freshening, with revised styling and new engines. It offers impressive room, build quality, and standard safety features, Every aspect of the Santa Fe is designed with safety in mind - and every safety feature is fitted as standard across the range. It seats five and is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
For some carmakers, creating an estate involves little more than grafting a boxy back end onto a hatchback and hoping for the best. But not for Hyundai. The all-new Hyundai i30 Estate is based on a stretched platform extended by 50mm, and as a result is a more flexible, family-friendly package.
Hyundai is set to introduce a new level trim to its Santa Fe range this August – called the Limited. The Limited trim is based on Santa Fe’s current CDX trim but comes with additional equipment including wheelarch trims, integrated running boards, privacy glass, a sports mesh grille plus reversing sensors.
Hyundai recently unveiled its new Concept Coupe at the Seoul Motor Show. Named the Veloster - apparently a mixture of ‘velocity’ and ‘roadster’ - this new model has a 2.0 litre/4-cylinder engine and 5-speed gearbox. With a curvaceous body and 20" alloy wheels this new model is shorter and wider than Hyundai’s current Coupe.
Hyundai has added a new luxury special edition to its successful Tucson SUV range, the Xenith, which includes a range of special features. Available in either silver or black, the Tuscon Xenith is a 6-speed, 2.0 CRTD 4WD manual and has the full specification of the Tuscon CDX model plus over £3000 of added spec upgrades.
Hyundai has recently unveiled its new hatchback, the i30, at the Geneva Motor Show. Designed to rival the likes of the popular Ford Focus, VW Golf and Vauxhall Astra, the new i30 is based on the same platform as the new Kia Cee’d. The new i30 will be available from Summer 2007 and will come in a choice of 3 petrol and 3 diesel engine - with either manual or automatic transmissions.