"A blend of luxury features with all-road capability" - Ross Kiddie reviews the new Hyundai Pallisade

Even though my wife entertains me with a piano recital nearly every evening, I’m not really into classical music, nor am I a big fan of television advertisements. With a combination of those two factors it’s a wonder then that I spotted th; Read More

The new Hyundai Santa Fe Ltd is a class act

My son recently purchased a new television, a giant 65in model. The key question I asked the salesperson at the time of purchase was: “Would I be able to transport it home in a sport utility vehicle?’’ He answered yes, if it was a big wagon. ; Read More

Big SUV gets even better

Significant changes have been made to the current Hyundai Santa Fe. David Thomson drives the flagship model to see what’s new. What’s new?Just a couple of years after the launch of the fourth-generat; Read More

Paddon dominant in claiming eighth title

Two punctures were not enough to prevent former WRC driver Hayden Paddon from upping his Otago Rally trophy tally to eight yesterday. Looking at the final winning margin in the New Zealand Rally Championship, it is hard to imagine that Pad; Read More

The Hyundai Veloster 'one feisty little unit'

I know life often means disappointments but it will take me a bit of time to get over missing out on a drive of Hyundai’s new i30 N fastback – a high-performance car based around its hot-hatch stablemate. See, the turbocharged 2-litre manu; Read More

Veloster fun and engaging

It’s taken close to a decade for DavidThomson to get behind the wheel of a Hyundai Veloster. Has it been worth the wait? What’s new?Daring to be different was something Hyundai certainly achieved whe; Read More

Tucson keeping up with the play

The Tucson, Hyundai’s mid-sized SUV, has benefited from a mid-life refresh, writes David Thomson. What’s new?The current-generation Tucson — Hyundai’s mid-sized SUV — has benefited from a mid-life re; Read More

Hyundai's wild child

What’s new?The wild child of the Hyundai i30 range, the i30N has scooped a swag of international hot hatch of the year awards. A 202kW/353Nm turbocharged 2-litre petrol engine is a clear point of difference from more; Read More

New Santa Fe on target

The cleverly reimagined Santa Fe is Hyundai’s best large SUV to date, writes David Thomson. Launched here a couple of months back, the latest Santa Fe is new from the ground up, with an increase in size and fresh looks. There’s als; Read More

New Sante Fe has something for everyone

Richard Bosselman gets behind the wheel of the the new fourth-generation Santa Fe and finds size really doesn’t matter. When the sports utility sector is broken down, it is clear every size can be a winner. Downsizing has been identified as a ; Read More