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    HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo (front, center) shares a cup of good coffee with (clockwise) ASEAN Centre …

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  • TIPS FOR A STRESS-FREE ROAD TRIP THIS HOLY WEEK

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    1. Research your routes. Traffic conditions change during the Holy Week season, so it’s important to …

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  • HYUNDAI UNLEASHES “THE NEXT LEVEL OF LUXURY”

    A true person of substance has a sharp eye for the best things in life. He has the wisdom to know when to work hard and play hard, when to flaunt and when to go low key.  In a world full of clutter, he can make an underrated beauty stand out and become a force to reckon with.

     

     

    Get ready for a game-changer in the Philippines’ luxury vehicle segment – a car born with raw talent, bred to be graceful and poised under any circumstance, and trained to perform with smoothness and silence that …

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  • HYUNDAI’S NEXT STOP: THE 2017 MIAS!

     

    Gusto mo ba ng bago? Hyundai’s all revved up to give you a show like no other!

     

    Experience a whole new Hyundai at the 2017 Manila International Auto Show from March 31 to April 2, 2017 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.

     

    Sama ka na and witness how the Hyundai experience transforms life’s journey into one big joyride. With the unveiling of the best in customer-driven innovation, the release of the latest game-changers in the auto industry, and the downpour of the most exciting …

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  • HYUNDAI MAKES MARCH SIZZLE WITH “CaRAZY” PROMO

    Tired of the usual car deals? Get ready for the CaRAZIEST ride of your life then! Hyundai’s got your back with offers that makes buying a brand new Hyundai car easy peasy. The “CaRAZY for Hyundai” promo allows you to save big bucks for as much as P100,000 – that is usable as cash discount, downpayment or low monthly subsidies.

     

    Your stressful daily drive can be more exciting for as low as P27k down if you get the tiny yet agile EON.

     

    Your adventure of a lifetime with the Tucson starts …

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“Hyundai 5” Score Big at DOE Euro 4 Fuel Efficiency Eco Run

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The Hyundai Accent Sedan, Accent Hatch, Tucson (Gas and Diesel), Elantra, and Santa Fe lived up to their Modern Premium cred by figuring among the most fuel-efficient vehicles at the recently concluded DOE Euro 4 Fuel Efficiency Eco Run.

 

A total of 70 vehicles representing 22 global automotive brands participated in the run. Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), official distributor of Hyundai passenger and commercial vehicles in the Philippines, fielded six models.

 

In the passenger car category, the Accent Sedan 1.6 CRDi 6M/T (Dsl) topped the list, beating smaller and lighter vehicles in the A-Segment with a rating of 29.41km/L, and bested major competitors in the B-Segment despite having the highest engine displacement (1.6L vs 1.3L-1.5L engines). The Accent Hatch also performed well, notching 8th place in the B-Segment and entering the overall top 20 list with fuel consumption of 25.64 km/L.

 

The Elantra 1.6 GL 6M/T ranked third in the C-Segment with a rating of 27.83km/L. Being a gasoline-fed vehicle, the Elantra surprisingly shared similar fuel efficiency results with its top two diesel rivals.

 

In the SUV category, the Tucson (Gas and Diesel) and the Santa Fe CRDi were among the Top 10 performers in the entire segment. The Tucson CRDi, which ranked second in the Compact SUV segment, turned out to be more fuel efficient than smaller and lighter SUVs, with a rating of 24.80km/L.

 

While in the mid-size SUV category, the Santa Fe CRDi ranked second with a fuel consumption rating of 22.76km/L, outperforming its peers with exceptional fuel efficiency despite having one of the most powerful engines among the SUV participants.

 

Said HARI President and CEO Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo, “The results of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Euro 4 Fuel Economy Run only validate our commitment to responsible innovation-innovation that responds to our customer’s desire for fuel economy and is responsible to the community and to the environment in our concerted bid to reduce toxic emissions in the atmosphere. That is what being Euro 4-compliant is all about. As our ongoing “Gusto” campaign goes, we are proactively responding to what customers today need and want. I am proud to say that Hyundai engineering innovation in the Accent, Accent Hatch, All-New Elantra, All-New Tucson, and Santa Fe continues to give the market just that.”