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Hyundai Malaysia drops first Hyundai Kona teaser, coming in October

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Malaysia has just dropped a teaser of the upcoming Hyundai Kona on its Facebook page, hinting that the launch is just around the corner.The caption simply said, “A glance of the "upcoming" interior. You Drive it. You Define it.”, posted together with the interior of the Kona.Now, the Hyundai Kona has been a long time coming – the car was earmarked for Malaysia since 2017 and HSDM preview

Eric

Eric

Aug 26, 2020

Spyshot: Hyundai Kona Electric facelift di Indonesia, Malaysia bernasib malang?

Kini, sudah hampir 3 bulan sejak Hyundai Indonesia melancarkan Hyundai Kona Electric sekali dengan Ioniq Electric. Walau apapun, penemuan baru-baru ini menjelaskan beberapa intipan Hyundai Kona Electric facelift di negara tersebut.Perbandingan bersebelahan untuk model sebelum facelift (kiri) dan facelift (kanan)Menurut Instagram Indra Fathan, intipan ini diambil di markas Hyundai di Indonesia. Berdasarkan maklumat yang sahih, model facelift akan hadir dengan ciri yang lebih lengkap.Selain peruba

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 26, 2021

Spied: Hyundai Kona Electric facelift spotted in Indonesia, is it skipping Malaysia?

It has been a little over 3 months since Hyundai Indonesia launched the pre-facelift Hyundai Kona Electric alongside the Ioniq Electric in the archipelago. However, we have found some spyshots that suggest the facelift might be heading there soon.Side by side comparison of the pre-facelift (left) and facelift (right)Indra Fathan shared these photos via his Instagram, and the photos were allegedly taken at a Hyundai facility in Indonesia. Based on the info provided by the Indonesian sleuth, the K

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 26, 2021

Think Hyundai cars have poor resale value? HSDM wants to fix that!

Hyundai currently makes some of the prettiest-looking cars, but it is hampered by the perception of poor resale value. Globally, you would see Hyundais plying the roads and they also score very high in reliability ratings.But here, Malaysians prefer the appeal of the mighty lambang H and its Japanese derivatives to a Korean brand. So, how true is the notion of Hyundais having poor resale value? Lets find out.For this article, we compare the fifth-gen Hyundai Elantra, the Honda Civic FB, and the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 2, 2021

Spied: 2020 Hyundai Kona in Malaysia! Proton X50 rival to launch soon?

It looks like the 2020 Hyundai Kona will be making it to Malaysia after all as our friends over at PanduLaju have reported a sighting of the B-segment SUV with trade plates!This is the first time since the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) that the Hyundai Kona has been seen in Malaysia. Yes, plans for the SUV’s arrival has long been in talks.The SUVs were spotted near Oasis Ara Damansara, which is where Hyundai Sime Darby Motor’s (HSDM) headquarters is now loca

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 18, 2020

Hyundai Kona bookings opened for Malaysia! Same 177 PS as Proton X50?

After suddenly showing up undisguised on Ara Damansara streets last week, the 2020 Hyundai Kona is now officially open for booking per Hyundai Malaysia's website. This confirms we'll be getting green and grey as options.It's welcome news for Malaysians who have been eagerly waiting for this Korean B-segment SUV, since the last time any of us got a glimpse of it was at the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS).What is the Hyundai Kona?Long story short,

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 27, 2020

Hyundai Tucson discontinued in Malaysia, Proton X70 has one less rival

We previously reported that the Hyundai Elantra is no longer on sale in Malaysia, now we have received confirmation that the Hyundai Tucson has also been discontinued in our country.The Hyundai Tucson is Hyundai Sime Darby Motors’ (HSDM) representative in the C-segment SUV market. It was most recently updated in 2018 featuring a revised fascia, more upmarket interior, and techy upgrades like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.According to our sources, as of yet, HSDM has no plans to launch the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 27, 2020

Hyundai Kona Electric to be assembled in Indonesia by 2023?

Our friends at Otodriver Indonesia have reported that the Hyundai Kona Electric might be assembled in Indonesia come 2023. The electric car might be produced at the new Hyundai Plant in Cikarang.Their source prefers remain unidentified. The Hyundai Kona Electric had made a public appearance at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 2018).Pre-facelift Hyundai Kona electric at KLIMS 2018Pre-facelift Hyundai Kona electric at KLIMS 2018After that, the car has been spotted several time

Arif

Arif

Nov 17, 2020

Hyundai Ioniq digugurkan dari laman web Hyundai Malaysia?

Semakan di laman web Hyundai Malaysia mendapati bahawa Hyundai Ioniq telah digugurkan daripada barisan produk Hyundai di Malaysia. Model sedan hibrid tersebut adalah antara model yang menjadi pilihan bagi peminat kenderaan hijau di Malaysia.Pautan terus masih ada tetapi tidak disenaraikan dalam barisan produkWalaubagaimanapun, tiada sebarang maklumat mengenai pengganti model ini atau sekurang-kurangnya ia masih dalam fasa perancangan.Tidak disenaraikan pada laman utamaUntuk pasaran panduan sebel

Haris

Haris

Feb 3, 2021

All-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata launched in Malaysia – Priced from RM 189,888

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has officially launched the all-new fully imported from Korea (CBU) 2020 Hyundai Sonata in Malaysia after a few years of being absent from the market. This is launched alongside the Hyundai Kona.The all-new Sonata is only available with a single variant with a special introductory price of RM 189,888 inclusive of tax savings for the first 50 units. The D-segment sedan competes with the likes of the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.What are the features of the all-ne

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 30, 2020

Watch out Civic, Hyundai Malaysia teases 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Malaysia has teased us with an image of the new Hyundai Elantra. Following the launch of the Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata, it seems that Hyundai Malaysia is bringing in another addition to its current line-up.Known as the Hyundai Avante in South Korea and Singapore, the new Hyundai Elantra might be coming to our shores soon.Worldwide, the Elantra/Avante is available with several drivetrain options (gasoline, hybrid, LPG) but the Malaysian version will most likely be a 1.6-litre SmartS

Arif

Arif

Nov 23, 2020

Jaga-jaga Civic, Hyundai Malaysia dah acah Hyundai Elantra 2021 baru!

Hyundai Malaysia telah memuat naik imej acah gambar Hyundai Elantra yang baru! Dengan pelancaran Hyundai Kona dan Hyundai Sonata, nampaknya Hyundai Malaysia betul-betul nak ‘fight’ kali ini.Dikenali sebagai Hyundai Avante di Korea Selatan dan Singapura, Hyundai Elantra baru ini mungkin akan hadir di Malaysia.Hyundai Elantra/Avante mempunyai opsyen trenkuasa seperti petrol, hibrid, dan LPG di pasaran antarabangsa, tetapi pasaran Malaysia mungkin akan mendapat enjin 1.6 liter SmartStre

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Nov 23, 2020

Hyundai Accent mengungguli Honda City/Toyota Vios di Vietnam?

Hyundai Accent telah lama mengundurkan diri daripada pasaran Malaysia sejak generasi ketiga yang lalu. Namun begitu, negara-negara jiran telah lama memiliki sedan segmen B dari Korea ini dimana ia bersaing dengan Toyota Vios dan Honda City.Di Vietnam, Hyundai Accent facelift 2021 untuk generasi kelima telah dilancarkan. Menurut gambar, nampaknya kita terlepas sesuatu yang menarik buat saingan sedan segmen B di Malaysia.Menurut AutoPro, Hyundai Accent facelift hadir dengan pembaharuan pada gril,

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 2, 2020

Pros and cons, 2018 Perodua Myvi: Why is it the best-selling car in Malaysia?

Perodua MyviFerrari F8 Spider, McLaren GT, 2018 Perodua Myvi, Lamborghini Huracan, etc. These are some of the finest supercars out there and thats why the Perodua Myvi is so successful. Jokes aside, the Perodua Myvi has been the best-selling car in Malaysia for a while now and Malaysians love it. But every now and again, we do get asked if the Perodua Myvi is a good choice. Well, why don’t we run through the things that make the Myvi such a compelling choice for so many, and talk about som

Shaun

Shaun

May 16, 2020

Spied: Check out those stylish lights on the Hyundai Santa Fe facelift

The Hyundai Santa Fe is due for a facelift in 2021 and photos of Hyundai testing the car on the roads of Korea have surfaced. The new SUV is seen to have a set of new, sporty looking LED headlights and tail lights. According to Korean Car Blog, the Santa Fe has been completely redesigned from the ground up despite it being just a facelift cycle.The SUV still rides on the same platform as the current car, but Hyundai has done some remeasuring so the Santa Fe might have a longer wheelbas

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 7, 2020

Hyundai Creta coming to Malaysia in 2022?

Second generation Hyundai CretaWhen Hyundai Motor Group first announced plans to build their first factory in Indonesia, many saw it as just the company expanding their business in the ASEAN region. But when Hyundai followed up with an announcement that the plant focuses on sedans, compact SUVs and compact MPVs, this has sparked speculation that the South Korean brand has plans to introduce of new models in the region as well.First generation Hyundai Creta in IndiaThat h

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 10, 2020

5 things you didn’t know about the all-new DN8 generation 2020 Hyundai Sonata

The all-new DN8 generation 2020 Hyundai Sonata has made its return to our shores with a very eye-catching look! We’ve combed through the spec sheet and pit the car against fellow D-segment rivals, but do you know everything about the car? Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Hyundai Sonata.First-generation 1985 Hyundai Sonata Y1Sonata nameplate is 35 years oldThe Sonata nameplate can be traced all the way back to 1985. Back then Hyundai was looking to break into the executive

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 14, 2020

Hyundai i30N: Launched in Malaysia in Nov 2019, have you seen any on the road?

Yesterday we posted that the Hyundai i30N has overtaken the BMW M135i to become Europe’s third most popular performance hatchback, trailing behind the Mercedes-AMG A35 and Volkswagen Golf GTI.That’s an amazing feat considering that this is only Hyundai’s first attempt at this end of the market.Clearly Hyundai hired the right person to head its N Division – the former head of BMW M, Albert Biermann. In just his first attempt, Biermann has already created a better product t

Hans

Hans

Aug 18, 2020

The X50's gatecrasher is here: Hyundai Kona launches tomorrow

It's been a long time coming - since KL International Motor Show (KLIMS) 2018 - but the Korean contender to the Proton X50, the Hyundai Kona, launches tomorrow. What do we know about the Kona?The Kona as driven in Malaysia.We've been charting it around its trips, from a first drive in New Zealand and closer to home, a preview and quick review in Malaysia. To recap, the B-segment SUV will have three variants at launch, with the range-topper having a different engine from the res

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 29, 2020

Rebiu: Adakah anda patut memilih Hyundai Kona berbanding Honda HR-V dan Mazda CX-3?

Honda HR-V tidak dinafikan sebuah kenderaan yang telah memulakan kehangatan SUV segmen B di Malaysia. Takhta Honda HR-V di dalam segmennya mungkin akan kekal sehingga Toyota Corolla Cross tiba di Malaysia pada tahun hadapan.Pada masa yang sama, kami berpendapat bahawa Hyundai Kona memiliki ramuan yang bertepatan untuk bersaing sengit dengan Honda HR-V.Kami telah diterbangkan ke New Zealand untuk merasai Hyundai Kona sendiri. Walaupun spesifikasinya mungkin tidak mirip seperti yang baka

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 12, 2020

Review: Hyundai Kona - Should you get this over the HR-V or CX-3?

Whether you like it or not, theres no denying that the de facto B-segment SUV in Malaysia is the Honda HRV. Until the first-ever Toyota Corolla Cross arrives next year, the Honda HR-V will likely be sitting rather comfortably on its throne. But will Hyundai fare better?We reckon that the upcoming Hyundai Kona has all the right ingredients to challenge the Honda HR-V at its own game.A quick disclaimer: for the purpose of this review, we were flown to New Zealand to sample the Hyundai Kona. As suc

Eric

Eric

Sep 8, 2020

Pelancaran Hyundai Kona dan Hyundai Sonata di Malaysia, 30 Okt 2020. Nak 'bakar' X50?

Peminat Kona dan Sonata boleh siap-siap tunggu hari Jumaat ini kerana Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) baru saja mengesahkan yang Hyundai Kona 2020 dan Hyundai Sonata 2020 serba baharu akan dilancarkan pada 30 Oktober 2020!Pelancaran tersebut akan dijalankan di laman Facebook rasmi Hyundai Malaysia pada pukul 3 petang. HDSM membuat pengumuman ini menerusi satu video acah yang menarik untuk menarik perhatian peminat bagi pelancaran rasmi Kona dan Sonata sekaligus.Anda boleh lihat video acahnya di siniHyu

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 27, 2020

Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata to launch online in Malaysia on 30 October 2020

Mark your calendars as Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just confirmed that the all-new 2020 Hyundai Kona and all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata will both be launched on 30 October 2020!The launch will be held on Hyundai Malaysia’s official Facebook page at 3 pm. HDSM made the announcement via a sleek video teaser, inviting fans to witness the official launch of the Kona and Sonata at the same time.Watch the video teaser hereThe Hyundai Kona is not the only B-segment SUV that will be launchin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 24, 2020

HSDM confirms Hyundai Kona to be CBU (Korea), launch in Q4 2020, 177 PS, ADAS

Hyundai Sime-Darby Motors (HSDM) has announced that they will launch the Hyundai Kona within the fourth quarter of the year. The model will arrive in Malaysia as a fully imported (CBU) model from Hyundai’s Ulsan plant in Korea.Earlier, HSDM has opened bookings for the Kona, whereby potential buyers can put down a RM 288 fee to book one.The Hyundai Kona will be HSDM’s first-ever B-segment SUV and will compete against the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, as well as the upcoming Proton X50.The K

Eric

Eric

Aug 27, 2020

Hyundai ingin membangunkan saingan Toyota Avanza, bakal ke Malaysia?

Hyundai sangat komited dengan potensi pasaran Indonesia dimana mereka telah membina tempat pemasangan kereta di Cikarang. Walau apapun, mereka harus bersaing dengan "raja" sekiranya mereka ingin menguasai pasaran di sana.Pasaran MPV di Indonesia sangatlah besar dan Toyota Avanza sering menjadi pilihan sehinggakan ia menjadi kereta yang paling laku di sana. Maka itu, segmen ini dipenuhi dengan barisan pesaing yang sengit untuk mengungguli takhta tersebut.Berdasarkan maklumat daripada Ot

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 19, 2020

Hyundai i30N: Dah dilancar pada Nov 2019, tapi tiada sambutan. Kenapa?

Baru-baru ini kami ada ceritakan tentang Hyundai i30N telah berjaya menyaingi BMW M135i sebagai hatchback berprestasi yang ketiga paling popular di Eropah. Di tempat pertama dan kedua pula ialah Volkswagen Golf GTI dan Mercedes-AMG A35.Ini menunjukkan kehebatan i30N walaupun ia hanyalah cubaan pertama Hyundai dalam segmen pasaran ini.Nampaknya Hyundai membuat keputusan yang betul dalam perlantikan ketua N Division mereka iaitu bekas ketua BMW M, Albert Biermann. Dalam cubaan pertama beliau, Bier

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 21, 2020

Hyundai Palisade akan tiba di Indonesia. Malaysia bila lagi?

Selain daripada Toyota, Hyundai juga sibuk mengeluarkan model crossover baharu. Malaysia cuma ada 3 crossover Hyundai iaitu Santa Fe, Tucson, dan Kona yang akan datang tak lama lagi. Di luar negara pula, beberapa model crossover seperti Creta dan Venue yang bertubuh kecil sedikit, Nexo yang ‘fuel-cell-powered’, dan juga Palisade yang sasa dan besar.Memandangkan Hyundai di Malaysia semakin menempa nama, jiran kita di selatan juga semakin rapat dengan jenama ini sejak pengumuman dibuat

Mersita

Mersita

Sep 4, 2020

Hyundai-Kia’s 80% market share worries Korea, Malaysia indifferent with Proton/Perodua

In the first two months of 2021, the Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s domestic cars market share in Korea, including that of Kia, reached 78.5 percent. After including imported cars, the combined market share of Hyundai and Kia in Korea stands at 65.4 percent.In 2015, when there was more competition from other domestic manufacturers like Renault-Samsung, GM Korea, and Ssangyong, HMG’s domestic car market share stood 12 percent lower, at 66.5 percent.The Korean government, along with sever

Hans

Hans

Mar 16, 2021

FAQ: Your biggest questions about the 2020 Hyundai Kona answered

The launch of the all-new 2020 Hyundai Kona has been a long time coming. Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) first previewed the pending arrival of the car at 2018, but since then news about the car has gone quiet until back in August 2020 when 2 units were spotted on the roads with trade plates on. We’ve already let slip a few details, but what else do you need to know?Q: Is it imported or locally assembled?A: The 2020 Hyundai Kona will be fully imported (CBU) from Hyundai’s Ulsan plan

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 1, 2020

Hyundai Elantra discontinued in Malaysia – New one coming soon?

The Hyundai Elantra is a pretty left-field choice if you’re looking for a C-segment sedan. However, if you’re interested to get one brand-new, tough luck as it appears the model has been dropped from the Malaysian market.A quick check on the Hyundai website confirms this notion. An unnamed source further confirmed our suspicion. Could this mean that the all-new seventh-generation Elantra is coming into Malaysia very soon?The outgoing sixth-generation Elantra was launched in Kore

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 26, 2020