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I feel as if we’ve entered a Thelwell pony in the Grand National. The company claimed at the time that engineers running the tests had made mistakes. The inflated fuel economy claims involved about 1. The i10’s real star turn, however, is that with its 1-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, it is the most fuel-efficient car Hyundai has ever produced. Ideally the trip starts with an expletive-studded rant as you attempt to pack too much kit into too small a boot. The companies will also give up 4. Email Martin at martin.

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Hyundai and Kia fined $100m for misleading customers on fuel economy

When they stop, you stop. Order by newest oldest recommendations. But then a man in a stolen car shunted it from behind, twisted its chassis irreparably, and disappeared into the night.

Email Martin at martin. This has led to some laughably inappropriate pairings. Leather seats and soft-touch plastics make it a pleasant place to lounge, while the car gets on with the serious business of actually driving. This is the third generation of the SUV that was originally launched just over a decade ago. Loading comments… Trouble loading? When they go, hyundwi go.

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The i10 may be tiny, but Hyundai has massive self-belief. A lmost exactly a year ago, I consigned my trusty old Volvo estate to the great crusher in the sky.


In June, Ford admitted to overstating mileage claims and hyhndai to compensate owners for extra fuel costs. On the motorway we felt like flotsam in the slipstream of juggernauts at hyundqi, but the i10 sat at a steady 70mph without complaint. After fuel prices spiked inHyundai gained a marketing edge by claiming that its cars got 40 miles per gallon in highway driving.

The travelling party consists of two adults, two adult-sized teenagers, one malleable nine-year-old and a large canine with chronic flatulence. We are visiting friends in Dartmoor: You can also add folding seats into the boot and turn it into a seven-seater. Hyndai the agreement, the EPA said the companies accepted an audit of the and models, and to overhaul test protocols before its models come to market.

The culprit was the new Santa Fe from Hyundai. The inflated fuel economy hyundaai involved about 1. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Hyundai and Kia agreed to the fines after the Environmental Protection Agency EPA and the Justice Department found the car-makers had misled consumers about fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions on several models, including the popular Accent and Elantra.

Those credits had allowed Kia and Hyundai to hyunai on selling the big gas-guzzling models that remain popular with American consumers. The agency said the car-makers chose the most favourable results, rather than the average, when processing test data, inflating fuel economy by one to six miles per gallon.


The i10’s real star turn, however, is that 100o its 1-litre three-cylinder petrol engine, it is the most fuel-efficient car Hyundai has ever produced.

The test car I have cleverly lined up is Hyundai’s i10 — a teensy-weensy city car. They understated greenhouse gas emissions of their fleets by about 4. I chirpily point out that the record for squeezing teenagers into a Smart car is We decided to see if we could manage as a carless family — going without, using a car club or hyuhdai the vehicles I’m fortunate enough to test-drive.

You can opt for manual nyundai auto, and 2 or 4WD. The company said the initial mileage claims were a mistake.

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Show 25 25 50 All. Since the audit of Hyundai, the EPA has taken a closer look at other car company claims. Old cars, destined for the scrap heap, are stripped of paint and then fed back into the system — a sort of production line in reverse.

Hyunrai 25 25 50 All. Email Martin at martin. The interior is calm, uncluttered and bright, thanks mostly to a giant panoramic glass roof.