Hyundai i45 2.0 GLS (A)

With the i45, Hyundai makes a fresh new start to compete with the likes of the ubiquitous Camry.

1 May 2010
raymondlai


Quote:
"Formerly posted by WindTurbine:
Oh, I remembered reading an article of the Stellar about 20 years ago that the author mentioned it mimic the silhouette of a Maserati Quattroporte of ...
4 May 2010
Marag What does the stellar look like?
4 May 2010
WindTurbine
You will find the Stellar image online.. just google it, but most of the pictures online are run-down examples.

on the italdesign website, you will be able to find a pic which was taken when the car...
5 May 2010
wilswong Stellar...looked like 80s Accord...:)
6 May 2010
cayman_s What 'Stella Performance"? Don't see any content say anything having any relevance to the title. A weak link to the original Stella? Why not title it "The Stella Lineage"?

Personally, I think th...
8 May 2010
raymondlai


Quote:
"Formerly posted by cayman_s: What 'Stella Performance"? Don't see any content say anything having any relevance to the title. A weak link to the original Stella? Why not title it "The ...
8 May 2010
vinceyeo either I am blind or I also cannot see what is wrong with the pictures taken. Quite good in fact mah...
9 May 2010
cayman_s In your own words, you said "The styling is questionable - you either like it or loathe it but in many other aspects, there's many to like about the i45 as a large family saloon". I too said that i...
10 May 2010
Malcolm The price of the i45 is hard to justify against the camry, so is the idea of buying a Korean against a Japanese made car. Hyundai (and Kia) have made big strides in design in my opinion.
11 May 2010
JRC
Shell invites students to join the inaugural Shell Eco-marathon

Shell is inviting students in Singapore as well as others in the region to build the most fuel-efficient cars to compete at the ina...

24 Jun 2009
genes Crap...
26 Jun 2009
JRC
Peugeot’s engines receive award accolade

Engines that power the Peugeot 207, 308 & 3008 take category win in the prestigious International Engine of the Year Awards.

The International Engine of ...

18 Jun 2009
genes Ya, love my engine... incredibly smooth...
18 Jun 2009
Evan heh... love your car eh?
18 Jun 2009
LMLP640 I thought Volkswagen could win this award but anyway i take my hats off and congrats them for winning the award
18 Jun 2009
(Reporting from Italy) Road Test - Volkswagen Polo 1.4 (A)

The outgoing Volkswagen Polo is finally replaced, and we're the lucky few to get our hands on it exclusively in Italy. We're not sure wh...

5 Jun 2009
genes Don't think it looks nice.
7 Jun 2009
peaceracer Why oh why dont they bring in the 1.2 turbo??
It would be a hit if its priced to compete with Honda's Jazz.
8 Jun 2009
neutral If they don't bring in the Polo GTi, the PI will bring in....they will loose out.
10 Jun 2009
jasontang Should be in the range of 70k i guess for the basic model...the 1.2 turbo will be easily 10k apart
19 Nov 2009
Messi_Boi NIce when it arrives you gotta tell us how it rides!
24 Mar 2011
JRC
Nissan Fuel Frugal Challenge

Eight hours to drive 500 kilometers,  on as little petrol as possible. Yes, it can be done...

3 Jun 2009
genes This is so cool! Nissan Latio is a really frugal car. But 28km/L? Speechless...
5 Jun 2009
carbuyer Not amused. I done 28.83 km/l in Singapore before they go to West Malaysia (read oneshift.com on Hyundai Accent fuel consumption)
5 Jun 2009
Road Test - Peugeot 107 1.0 (A)

One of the most lovable thing on wheels gets a facelift to keep it fresh. Being a small car with premium pricing, how can the 107 attract its targeted market? Well...

28 May 2009
Jarvis toyota argo!
28 May 2009
genes I can lay testament to the fun drive of this car. It's just going back to basics - lightweight and 3 cylinder engine makes the drive an unadulterated affair.
28 May 2009
azfar Jarvis, Toyota Aygo you mean?
=D
29 May 2009
JRC
Looking for a sedan?

If you're in the market for a brand new sedan, how about taking a look at our quick guide first? We give you our top two choices in each class...

25 May 2009
genes Good choice on the Superb!
28 May 2009
kkchai If there is Lancer RalliArt, I think overall better than WRX since it feel more like sport executive as compared to it racy big bro Evo. Just a personal view.
5 Jun 2009
neutral


Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai: If there is Lancer RalliArt, I think overall better than WRX since it feel more like sport executive as compared to it racy big bro Evo. Just a personal view...
5 Jun 2009
mizzy honestly the new evo is really desirable car more than wrx in terms of comfort and features but prices is too overpriced in sg
14 Oct 2009
JRC
New Prius harvests the rewards of plant-based plastics

Pioneering use of Toyota's Ecological Plastic.

When it comes to environmental performance, new Prius's achievements are not just about the ...

28 May 2009
genes Trying to be environmentally friendly? Good work Toyota!
28 May 2009
JRC
Comparo - Alfa Romeo 159 JTS 2.2 (A) and Volkswagen Passat CC TSI 2.0 (A)

Two of the sexiest sedan you can buy - one from Germany, the other from Italy. Question is, which one is more desirable?

20 May 2009
mojoe The price of the Alfa 2.2JTS is NOT 133k... seek and you shall pleasantly find
20 May 2009
azfar thanks for pointing it out!
21 May 2009
genes In my opinion, the Passat CC looks expensive alright, but doesn't stir the soul. Maybe because it's not styled excitingly enough. Should have some Scirocco design language to spice it up. The Alfa ...
27 May 2009
Road Test - Kia Magentis 2.0 (A)

Kia reintroduces its large sedan to hopefully interest buyers who wants something bigger than the Cerato Forte. Under that handsome skin, what else can the Magent...

26 May 2009
genes Wow, a critical review. I'm glad the reviewer is honest about the car. It just shows that a more upmarket car in the family line-up is not necessary as talented as the younger brother.
Other than ...
27 May 2009
BabyN I went to testdrive the Magentis 2 weeks ago and i was very impressed with the ride and handling that I booked it immediately. It is comparable to most of the more expensive rivals that I tsetdrove...
27 May 2009
magzk Yes!! feels good to see a review that is critical about a car, first time on Oneshift I guess. I used to go bonkers reading all nicely written reviews here on China made cars!
27 May 2009
domino88 I must agree it is a reasonably good critical review. Though I feel is a little too local with a rather large portion of it focus on the interior and exterior design, etc.

I would like to know more...
27 May 2009
wind79 I disagree with this review as I testdrive the Magentis recently and I was surprised with the quality of korean cars these days. No wonder the Avante is hitting the market hard...

Anyway, the r...
28 May 2009
jj_princess I have started paying more attention to Kia ever since the Forte launch. And with this new Magentis, I thought Kia has really improved!
Went down to the showroom last weekend w my husband and he t...
28 May 2009
azfar Hi everyone,

Thank you for all the comments, and am glad to see that everyone can accept this review by Raymond Lai in a neutral manner. Well some of the comments are contrary to what Raymond me...
28 May 2009
wilswong Honestly, 'test drive' for a reviewer and a normal customer will not be the same as well. As a reviewer may have extended period of time to really test out the car in different settings, road cond...
1 Jul 2009
Road Test - Citroen C4 Turbo 1.6 (A)

Citroen hopes to move some of its C4 hatchback by adding a turbocharged variant into the model line-up here. Already a looker by hatchback standard, will this...

23 May 2009
genes Why is it slower than the 308T from 0-100km/h when this car is lighter?
23 May 2009
JRC
2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo

The BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo combines the features of a prestige saloon, a modern, versatile Sports Activity Vehicle, and a classic Gran Turismo in a brand-new st...

23 May 2009
neutral Nice!!
23 May 2009
genes What is this? Another mixed breed? Sure gonna be heavy like an SUV and with BMW trying to make it athletic. I think it looks nice though, and i think most ppl will want it. Lovely engines i have to...
23 May 2009
LMLP640 I want a merc more over this anytime
23 May 2009
Jarvis the front looks damn weird...like a warthog or sth...
24 May 2009
This is an open discussion for the news Honda announces new model - Honda Freed

"Honda Motor Co Ltd announced sales of their new compact minivan, the Honda Freed. Akan datang to Kah Motor too!

De...

31 May 2008
LMLP640 "The 5-speed automatic will provide greater dynamic performance and better overall fuel economy especially when the vehicle is cruising above 70km/h"
Better overall fuel economy only at above 70km...
1 Jun 2008
eugn86 So does that mean the CVT is not as efficient as the 5-speed automatic? In Singapore, u're driving less than 70km/h most of the time!
1 Jun 2008
Evan Doesn't look half bad, futuristic lines like the ones found on the new mazda furai concepts.
2 Jun 2008
sumo Nice. Can't wait for this to arrive.
9 Jun 2008
genes Hmm, now u see the new Jazz owners can't get better fuel consumption than those driving the new Fits. Transmission difference does play a part.
22 Dec 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Honda Insight: Production car image released

"Honda has released the first photograph of the production version of the all-new Insight hybrid, which makes i...

5 Dec 2008
genes Ok, now it's ugly.
5 Dec 2008
neutral Why hybrid must look so ugly? Toyota Pruis like...
5 Dec 2008
LMLP640 Is there no better design for a hybrid then this???
5 Dec 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news World debut for All-New Mazda3 5-door Hatchback at the 2008 Bologna Motor Show

"Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of the all-new Maz...

26 Nov 2008
genes Love it!
26 Nov 2008
jasontang Quote:
"Formerly posted by genes:
Love it!"i think it is not going to be cheap , probably 60-65k
26 Nov 2008
jasontang any ideas about the price ? Any way the car looks heavy and solid
26 Nov 2008
shah69 does it cme in mannual trans.
26 Nov 2008
darrenxes show room will be packed!!
27 Nov 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Nissan GT-R to be updated in 2009

"While there's no shortage of praises for the GT-R, Nissan still isn't taking it easy.

For 2009, the GT-R will receive a ...

17 Nov 2008
LMLP640 Such a small difference only.... but how much will it cost?
17 Nov 2008
genes so fast an update? OMG!
17 Nov 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Mini Crossover set for production

"Mini, riding a high currently as the fastest growing premium brand, especially in the USA, will put the Crossover concept...

25 Oct 2008
LMLP640 The front view looks like the Citroen C-Catus to me
26 Oct 2008
genes Another expensive car that appeals to the majority but within reach of the minority.
27 Oct 2008
kkchai I doubt the driver will able to view its behind... So small window.
27 Oct 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Honda Reveals Insight Concept for Paris

"Honda will reveal a concept version of its new global hybrid vehicle along with the official name, Insight, at the ...

6 Sep 2008
genes I can't wait for this car to be in Singapore!
22 Oct 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Crossing 29 mountain passes in 22 hours

"The SEAT Altea freetrack becomes king of the mountain.

953 kilometres and 29 mountain passes in Italy, Austria a...

22 Oct 2008
Evan Who brings in (or going to bring in) the SEAT?
22 Oct 2008
genes No one... =\ No market. Unless some cab company decides to buy Seat cars as taxis. Else, i don't think we'll ever see Seat again for a long long while. Seat Altea is replacement for the previous To...
22 Oct 2008
LMLP640 Where does the people here get the SEAT from??? I use to heard people say there was a dealer call Barcelona Motors which brings the SEAT car into Singapore but don't know is it true a not?
22 Oct 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news New Toyota Prius

"It's official! These are the shots of Toyota's next Prius.

When these photos first appeared, Toyota kept silent, but now they've confirm...

18 Oct 2008
genes It looks front-heavy, but need more pictures to confirm if this car actually looks good.
18 Oct 2008
LMLP640 Still looks as ugly as usual
19 Oct 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Honda Civic Hybrid awarded T3 readers' seal of approval

"Honda's Civic Hybrid scooped Green Gadget of the Year at T3 magazine's annual awards ceremony

The ...

13 Oct 2008
genes Wow. How come the Honda salesman told me only 30% of the new features that are listed here? =\
13 Oct 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Toyota's iQ specs finally revealed

"The manual-equipped iQ offers 65.7mpg economy, and its CO2 emissions are just 99g/km.

Toyota claims the iQ is the world...

13 Oct 2008
Stefano Cute...!!! haha....the children of Toyota Rush....
13 Oct 2008
genes Is it coming to Singapore? BM should bring this car in. Because the age profile of Toyota owners here is O L D ! ! !
13 Oct 2008
kkchai Look more like Smart for 2.
13 Oct 2008
Stefano i bet it's gonna be so pricey that u'll rather buy a decent 1 litre car that is slightly bigger n cost around the same if not cheaper....
14 Oct 2008
kkchai Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
i bet it's gonna be so pricey that u'll rather buy a decent 1 litre car that is slightly bigger n cost around the same if not cheaper.... "

Perodua Viva!
14 Oct 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Kah Motor announces Honda's line-up at the Singapore Motorshow 2008

"Kah Motor occupies booth 4007 and will display an impressive model line-up including th...

23 Sep 2008
genes They're not showing the Type R hatchback there?
23 Sep 2008
neutral The new Accord has a tint of BMW 5 series(from behind)... saw a few on the road...

New face-lifted Civic 2009?
23 Sep 2008
LMLP640 Too bad no NSX there
23 Sep 2008
ic3boi FL civic is actually e american honda civic loh..
23 Sep 2008
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by ic3boi:
FL civic is actually e american honda civic loh.."

Nope, it's not that, rather this, its the Hybrid on the picture but its the same "changes" just that the reg...
23 Sep 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Fiat 500 by DIESEL

"Fiat "500 by DIESEL" expression of the best Made in Italy.

The Fiat 500 continues to make itself heard confirming genuine icon Made in ...

23 Sep 2008
genes Oh, will it be coming to Singapore? =D~
23 Sep 2008
LMLP640 Hope it wont be over priced if it really reach our shores
23 Sep 2008
Lexus LS killer from Hyundai

"The Koreans are coming up with a new luxury sedan that will compete against the likes of the Lexus LS series, the Mercedes S-class and the BMW 7 Series.

Hyundai ha...

28 Aug 2008
LMLP640 It will see a real tough battle but could take time to overtake the dominance of the S-CLASS and the 7 Series
28 Aug 2008
ic3boi the koreans are doing better day by day..
28 Aug 2008
genes They are still way behind for luxury cars man. Probably need another 5 years before Mercedes/BMW/Audi/Jaguar really gets upset.
29 Aug 2008
lootster Korea cars are rumoured to be petrol drinkers, can anyone verify on that?
29 Aug 2008
Stefano i know Hyundai Matrix n the old Chevy Aveo (not Aveo 5... A5 I'm not too sure) hatchback are 2 examples of drinkers....
29 Aug 2008
drizzle62 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
i know Hyundai Matrix n the old Chevy Aveo (not Aveo 5... A5 I'm not too sure) hatchback are 2 examples of drinkers...."

Yes they are bcause of their heavy we...
30 Aug 2008
This is an open discussion for the news The Reliable Toyotas

"Toyota and Lexus models have earned 11 segment awards out of a possible 19 in the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability...

26 Aug 2008
genes Where's Skoda? =\
26 Aug 2008
LMLP640 Who got the rest?
26 Aug 2008
Kia Forte Revealed!

"Kia has come a long way with the launch of the new Kia Forte.

The Kia Forte is set to replace the Cerato and the Korean company is confident to move 220,000 units per year, ...

26 Aug 2008
genes Is this car based on the Hyundai i30? Coz i think the dashboard looks similar. If it is, then it will have a PREMIUM price tag too. THen it will be a flop.
26 Aug 2008
HCRV-97 Exterior resembling Lexus IS 250, flattery or copy cat? ...*sigh*
26 Aug 2008
LMLP640 Too Hyundai liao
26 Aug 2008

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