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Indian Autos Blog reader, Mr. Rathnavel, managed to video tape the 2015 Hyundai i20 while it was testing on the outskirts of Chennai, where Hyundai India has its manufacturing facility. [Head to YouTube if you're unable to view the video above.] Codenamed ‘IB’, the new i20 uses a brand new platform which is reported to offer better driving dynamics than the current model. A spyshot exposing...

This review covers the Hyundai Xcent petrol manual. You can check out the information pertaining to the looks, interiors and features along with our review of the Xcent diesel here. Exterior Differences: Save for this badge, there are no other exterior differences. Save for the VTVT badge below the driver side wing mirror, the Xcent petrol cannot be differentiated from the Xcent diesel on the outside. Engine: 1.2-liter...

Last year, while the rest of the Indian auto industry was in a downturn, the compact sedan segment witnessed a growth of 27 percent. Brought about thanks to finance minister P. Chidambaram, the compact sedan segment in a way perfectly sums up what the Indian car buyer wants: A car which looks big, which is actually small, preferably from a trusted brand which can deliver fuel efficient engines and...

Hyundai has launched the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe in its home market in South Korea. The 2014 model year update sees a few minor cosmetic changes to the SUV. The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe gets a lane departure warning system. On the outside, the updated Santa Fe gets a shark-fin type antenna, restyled wing mirrors featuring LED turn indicators, a new rear spoiler and a new body color called ‘Glacier’....

The Hyundai ix20 is a rebadged Kia Venga that competes in the five-seat MPV market of Europe. Launched at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and spotted testing in India last year, we understand that the four year old model is not under consideration for this market as a full fledged crossover has been approved to fight the Duster and EcoSport. In Belgium, in a bid to stimulate sales, Hyundai have launched...

Hyundai has applied for patenting the Grand i10 in China, indicating that there are plans to launch the hatchback in the world’s fastest growing car market. The Grand i10 could be launched in the Chinese market soon. For China, Hyundai is most likely to launch the Indian specification of the Grand i10 which gets an extended wheelbase and extra rear legroom as a result. The European version (which...

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata was revealed a few hours ago in South Korea. While frontal images of the sedan were earlier leaked online, these official press images show for the first time, what the rear of the new Sonata looks like. The new Sonata boasts of increased body rigidity, while being longer and wider than the older model. The design of the rear, much like the front, looks very modern and European...

The Brazilian edition of automotive magazine Car and Driver has in its cover page an illustration of the front of the Hyundai ix25. It also revealed that the much awaited compact SUV from Hyundai will debut in April at the Beijing Auto Show. The ix25 has been caught testing in continents across the world multiple times. The compact SUV sits on the next-generation i20′s underpinnings. The SUV...