Articles about Korean Cars

“It simply drives like an i30N with the seat ratcheted right up”
A hot hatch this most definitely isn’t
This is the Hyundai i30, now in its third generation since 2007 and updated earlier this year. It's described as the Korean company's 'DNA car' and the backbone of its range. But while its badge hails from the far east,
This powertrain is best suited for highway cruising
You're not the only one to have said that, which we found particularly curious. Curious because as thine eyes will attest, this is not a big, V12-engined shouty supercar, nor is it a particularly rambunctious hot hatch with fiery exhausts.
Looking for a new ride this holiday season?
Kia Philippines is feeling very generous this holiday season. The carmaker is offering three of its cars with cash discounts as a way of giving back to the local market, and there's a vehicle included in the promo for those looking
Giving yourself the gift of four wheels this Christmas?
Looking to make your family's Christmas a little merrier with the gift of a brand-new ride? Then you might want to drop by a Hyundai showroom if you have time this December.Hyundai Philippines has special holiday offers for the
“This fourth-gen SUV proves how broad-shouldered Hyundai is getting”
Hyundai describes the new Tucson as "a design revolution" for the brand. It's not kidding. In an incredibly saturated corner of the market, it'll stand out. Which is exactly the point.Whether you like the look its Parametric Hidden Lights
Arriving in Europe in early 2021
These are exciting times we're living in, aren't they? Perhaps the most exciting news from today is that Hyundai is building yet another crossover, and that it'll arrive in early 2021. Joy of joys!Said crossover, which for now
The second-gen version has been revealed
We're not too sure what to make of what Hyundai's done with the second-generation Mistra on the drawing board. Is it sporty? Is it classy? Is it just a compact sedan with the face of one of the Korean
In case you’re looking for a little more refinement
If you once considered the SsangYong Tivoli but scratched it off your list due to the lack of a gasoline variant, you might want to reconsider. The Korean car manufacturer has just announced that the crossover is once again available with a
Want
Minivans are about three things: space, comfort, and practicality. Now, we've yet to see the next-generation Kia Carnival in the metal, but it's a vehicle that seems to tick all the right boxes. Kia, though, still saw it fit
In case you’re planning on buying a new ride
If you're on the hunt for a brand-new vehicle on a budget, Kia may be a carmaker worth checking out. The company has made it a point to make its lineup more affordable over the past couple of years, and
This powertrain is just as economical as a turbodiesel
The Kia Sorento is a midsize crossover for people who make full use of one. It's got loads of room for seven, four-wheel drive, and strong towing ability. On every variant.News, though: This one is a car people might
Available in two variants
The local subcompact crossover battle is really heating up.Hyundai Philippines has just launched the Venue in the local market, unveiling the vehicle just a little over the week after Kia Philippines introduced its own competitor in the form of the Stonic.
A new budget-friendly option is in town
For the longest time, the local subcompact crossover scene revolved mainly around a handful of names. Most of the time, you would hear people mention the Ford EcoSport, Suzuki Vitara, and maybe one or two other Japanese-made offerings. Times have changed,
From its 1.6-liter turbo engine
Welcome to one of 2020's easiest-to-understand new cars. This isn't a niche-busting crossover-urban-SUV hodgepodge with a hybrid propulsion system that even Tony Stark couldn't explain. Nope, this is old-school. The new Hyundai i20N
The styling is the major talking point here
Damn, Hyundais look quite punchy now, huh? This is the new i20 N Line, and while it gives us a good idea of what to expect from the raucous, Fiesta ST-baiting i20N hot hatch, it operates a rung below in terms
Looking for a little extra ride height?
Earlier this year, Kia gifted the car world the all-new Sorento. The Korean-made SUV intrigued with its new turbo hybrid powertrain-a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine working with a 44.2kW electric motor to make 227hp and 350Nm.
Are you digging this design?
To call the local midsize SUV scene competitive would be a massive understatement. With hot-selling offerings like the Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Nissan Terra, and Ford Everest, the segment is arguably the most cutthroat in the business here. In terms of sales,
*With a special introductory discount
If you've been waiting on the local launch of the Kia Stonic, you won't have to wait much longer. The subcompact crossover is being introduced to the market in October 2020, but Kia Philippines has decided to reveal the vehicle'
Simply stunning
Not familiar with Genesis? If you like good-looking cars, you should be. Hyundai's luxury division has been on a major roll lately, releasing one stunning vehicle after the next. In March, the brand revealed the all-new G80, and now
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