• Posts Tagged ‘Hyundai’

    New car sales up 30 per cent

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Motoring News

    2013 Volkswagen Golf exterior right side static

    New car sales are expected to top 100,000 in 2015 – the highest figure since 2008. Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a 31 per cent year-on-year increase in new car sales in January. Some 29,948 151-plate cars were registered last month. The top three selling car brands...

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    Hyundai i10 trumpets its (city) street cred

    by  • April 9, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Hyundai i10 exterior right front dynamic

    The demands on a city car are generally straightforward – it needs to be affordable, peppy on urban roads, easy to handle and easy to park. The new Hyundai i10 is all of those, and more. While the new model is still not the prettiest of cars, it is much better looking than its...

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    Strike a pose in the Hyundai Santa Fe

    by  • December 19, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Hyundai Santa Fe exterior front right dynamic

    A white Christmas would be the perfect conditions for the new Hyundai Santa Fe to show off its 4WD capabilities (not that we’re hoping for one) but there’s much more to the third generation model than that. The new Hyundai Santa Fe has undergone somewhat of a facelift over the years, with smooth contours...

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    Facelifted Hyundai i20 looking good

    by  • November 14, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Hyundai i20 exterior front right static

    If you’re after a small car that’s stylish and generous on spec then you should take a look at the new Hyundai i20. The supermini has had a facelift and is now more fuel efficient and has a better specification offering. It’s a cute looking small but muscular car with nice LED lights at...

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    Hyundai i20 gets a facelift

    by  • August 14, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Hyundai i20 facelift exterior front left

    Increased standard specification, lower emissions and better fuel consumption is what Hyundai is offering in its new look i20 model, which has arrived in Ireland with a 6-speed manual 1.1-litre diesel engine and a 5-speed manual 1.2-litre petrol engine. As well as lower CO2 emissions and better fuel consumption in both engines, the new...

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    Distinctive charm in Hyundai Veloster

    by  • July 25, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Hyundai Veloster exterior right side

    The Hyundai Veloster is definitely no dinosaur and is perhaps one of the quirkiest looking cars on the road at the moment. A four-door coupe (yes, you read that correctly), the Veloster reminds me of someone who has to dress somberly for work, but catch a glimpse of the patterned inside collar of their...

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    Hyundai i40 is a design delight

    by  • June 20, 2012 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2012 Hyundai i40 exterior - front left

    If you like to know exactly how long you’ve been stopped at the lights, then the Hyundai i40 is the car for you as its Stop/Start system tells you just that. And if you’re into quirkiness, it sings a little welcome song when you turn the key in the ignition. The Hyundai i40 is...

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    21 cars vie to be best in Fleet Car Awards

    by  • June 18, 2012 • Motoring News

    2012 Audi A6 Avant exterior - right front

    Audi is leading the way in the inaugural Motorcheck.ie Fleet Car Awards, with five of its cars nominated in the 21-car shortlist. The finalists were whittled down from a longlist of 94 cars aimed at the business user. An expert judging panel is tasked with judging the shortlisted cars on styling, quality, engine and...

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