Tag Archives: Hyundai

Revamped Yeti — monster or mouse?

— Skoda has been making big strides in the UK market in recent years. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the revamped Yeti is abominable or heartwarming. ANYONE ever spotted the abominable snowman? Plenty have seen the Yeti. Skoda have sold almost 30,000 compact SUV’s of that name in the UK and more than  250,000 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Leon adds touch of Spanish flair to estate market

SEAT claims its new Leon is cheaper and meaner than its rivals. But is it built down to a price? Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out. SEAT have sold a total 600,000 vehicles in the UK after a hesitant start nearly 30 years ago, in a build-up peaking here last year at more than 45,000, all […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Octavia estate

Octavia estate gives you more for less

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Skoda has long made the estate car one of its major features. Motoring writer Keith Ward takes a look at the Octavia Estate. ESTATES loom large in the sizeable Skoda Octavia range, accounting for more than half the 46 versions and around one third of this model’s sales. Like the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Nicola Adams becomes ambassador for Hyundai

THE gloves are off for Hyundai and Nicola Adams MBE. But don’t get excited, they’re not coming to fisticuffs. British boxer Nicola, an Olympic gold medallist, has become a brand ambassador for the Korean company. Nicola picked up the first Olympic women’s boxing gold medal at the London 2012 games and will support Hyundai’s CSR […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Turismo car

Turismo has stacks and stacks of space

IT’S big, spacious and it’s over here! The new SsangYong Turismo that is. The company says it has virtually no competition as being more than five metres in length and with a three-metre wheelbase the car is bigger than normal-sized MPVs  in the mould of Ford’s Galaxy, Renault’s Grand Scenic or Seat’s Alhambra. And neither […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door

Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door road test proves frugality

Our road test report and review of the Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi Active 5-door, with its three-cylinder engine, proves that it’s as frugal as they come. DAVID HOOPER puts the latest model to the test. THE Hyundai i20 is a cleanly-styled little car with and looks very much like the big sister of Hyundai’s smallest model, the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Powered by your smartphone’s connectivity

FORGET a mobile phone being for calls, texts etc — Hyundai has something else in mind for today’s smartphones. Not content with Bluetooth connectivity and keeping in touch, the Korean manufacturer is utilising the power of modern smartphone operating systems. The company has previewed the prototype of its Connectivity Concept in Frankfurt, Germany. The technology displays […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Hyundai ix20 road test shows boost in quality

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai ix20 Following a distinct hike in quality in the last few years, KEITH WARD roadtests the Hyundai ix20 NO longer can Hyundai be regarded as small fry.  Latest figures show that last year the Korean maker sold more than four-million vehicles globally and ranks as the world’s fifth largest […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →