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  1. 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid launched in Korea this March. With battery and electric could this SUV? crossover? hatchback? be the most practical SUV we can find today? Let’s check what has changed inside & out and test drive it. 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid 4,355x1,805x1,545x2,700mm 171.5x71.1x60.8x106.3 in. 1.6gdi Hybrid Total: 141hp 1.6 Gdi - 105hp @ 5,700 | 32kw electric motor - 43.5hp 6 speed DCT Competition: Hyundai Ioniq, Toyota Prius https://youtu.be/EqR5UNprPAo
  2. 2020 Kia Sorento just released in Korea this Jan. Kia made few minor updates for 2020 year model update. Could 2020 Kia Sorento be best 7-seater SUV or 7-seater car? Is it any better than Hyundai Santa Fe? Let’s find out. 2020 Kia Sorento 4,800x1,890x1,685x2,780mm 189.0x74.4x66.3x109.4in. 2.2L Diesel 202hp@3,800rpm | 45.0kg.m = 325lb.ft@1,750~2,750rpm AWD+8 Speed Automatic Competition: Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander https://youtu.be/5kDT2fY5If0
  3. This is the edited version of 2020 Hyundai Sonata Turbo and 2020 Sonata Hybrid first look from 2019 Seoul Motor Show. Let’s see what changes made to 8th gen. Let’s also see Nexo and N performance car. 2020 Hyundai Sonata Competition: Kia Optima, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry https://youtu.be/DeB6TJraAXY
  4. [We are sending you edited version for higher resolution!] Today, we are attending the world premiere of brand new 8th gen. Sonata from Hyundai. Let's take a first look at the new Sonata. 2020 Hyundai Sonata is build from the ground up using new platform and new exterior and interior design. 2020 Hyundai Sonata -2.0L Gasoline: 160hp | 14.4lb.ft -6 Speed Automatic -Front wheel driven Competition: Kia Optima, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry https://youtu.be/tXJUKpp_csc
  5. You have asked for Hyundai Palisade Review, so we are delivering. Sorry, it took so long, it was hard to get one! It’s the twin brother of Kia Telluride. Is it replacement of Santa Fe XL or Hyundai Veracruz? Let’s find out! And please do support us by subscribing to our channel. Thank you! https://youtu.be/jJAMkBhV9_I 2020 Hyundai Paliase Review -3.8L Gasoline: 295hp@6,000 | 261lb.ft@5,200 -8 Speed Automatic -196.1x77.8x68.9x114.2(inch) -245/50R20 | 245/50R20 Competition: Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer
  6. This week, we test drove ‘Hot Hatch’ from Hyundai. We had so much fun with 2019 Hyundai Veloster N. Is N good enough against Honda Civic Type-R and Golf GTi? If you haven’t you have to learn how to drive manual, because it is so much fun! With 2.0L turbo and 6 speed short throw shifter, it was a blast, let's meet the Veloster N. https://youtu.be/UU0W2FO2ISw 2019 Hyundai Veloster N -2.0T: 275hp (6,000rpm) / 260lb.ft. (1,450~4,700rpm) (Redline: 6,750rpm) -6 short throw shifter BGM Ever Felt pt2. - Otis McDonald Ex-Boxer - Riod Competition: Honda Civic Type-R, Golf GTi
  7. This week, we have tested an all electric car from Kia motors. We test drove & tested charging the 2019 Kia Niro EV for 3 days. How is Kia Niro EV to drive and charge? Let’s find out if it is a good electric car and also a compelling as a car. 2019 Kia Niro EV -64kW battery & 150kW electric motor (201hp & 291lb-ft) -172.2x71.1x16.8x106.3 inch -215/55R17 Competition: Tesla Model3, Hyundai Ioniq EV, Kia Soul EV, Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Jaguar I-PACE https://youtu.be/wLG6vusdvbQ
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    2019 Hyundai Elantra Review - Let's test drive it

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  9. Yesterday, we were invited to the media test-drive of the 3rd generation 2020 Kia Soul booster to find out how well it drives. The new Soul just has been released in Korea, so we had a chance to test drive the 2020 Kia Soul before anyone! Let’s meet the new guy! 2020 Kia Soul GT-Line -1.6T - 204hp (6,000rpm) / 195.2 lb-ft of torque (27.0kg.m) (1,500~4,500rpm) -165.2x70.9x63.0x102.4 
 Competition: Nissan Kicks, Fort EcoSport, Chevrolet Trax, Jeep Renegade https://youtu.be/Awtni5fQ1Vw
  10. Last week, we finally had a chance to test-drive 2020 Genesis G90 3.3T with HTRAC. It is the brand new flagship sedan from Genesis. Is it a still a Hyundai? Let’s find out what makes this flagship so special. 2019 Genesis G90 -3.3T - 370hp (6,000rpm) / 376.11 lb.ft of torque (52.0kg.m) (1,300~4,500rpm) -204.9x75.4x58.9x124.4 -0-60 accel: 5.5 sec. -06-0 braking: 124 ft. Competition: Mercedes Benz S-class, BMW7Series, Audi A8 https://youtu.be/IMYH_hnzr5U
  11. Sport? This week we test drove 2020 Kia Forte5 GT. It has 1.6 turbo mated to 7 DCT and it has 5 doors. Would this be faster than Hyundai Elantra Sports? It made me smile. So let’s meet 2020 Kia Forte5 GT. -1.6 Turbo Gasoline 204hp | 27kg.m (1,500~4,500) - 7 Speed Dual Clutch Transmission Competition: Hyundai Elantra GT, Honda Civic Type-R, Volkswagen GTi https://youtu.be/gHkC4YL_Mm4
  12. AsianPetrolhead

    2019 Genesis G70 Review - 3D Cluster?

    We finally had a chance to test drive 2019 Genesis G70. It’s got LSD, 19 inch rims and world 1st 12.3 3D cluster. Does this 2019 Genesis G70 drive any better? Is it worth car of the car from motortrend? Let’s find out! 2019 Genesis G70 -12.3 3D cluster (world 1st) -370hp (6,000rpm) / 376.11 lb.ft of torque (52.0kg.m) (1,300~4,500rpm) -225/40R19 | 255/35R19 Competition: Kia Stinger, Lexus IS, BMW3Series, MercedesBenz C-class https://youtu.be/uAd5AEGrh3A
  13. Yesterday, we attended world premiere of the new genesis g90 in Korea. It’s facelift version of 1st generation G90. Let’s meet the new flagship sedan from Genesis. The new genesis g90 has quad headlamp and shield like crest grill. https://youtu.be/fYloeQcp0Os
  14. Review of Kia Forte 2019. Today i wanted to test drive 2019 Kia Forte, so i could compared to Hyundai Elantra 2019. Let us know which you like better Kia Forte 2019 or Hyundai Elantra 2019. Thank you. 4,640x1,800x1,440x2,700 (LengthxWidthxHeightxWheelbase) 1.6 Smart Stream 123hp 6,300rpm / 15.7kg.m (4,500) 0-100km/h (10 seconds) tested 100km/h-0 (39.8 meter) 3.2 seconds Competition Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, Honda Civic https://youtu.be/2iEa8mtUXAE