korean car brands

korean car brands

Korean Car Brands

Though having rather small geographical territory, South Korea is a big-name country on the international scene. It made progress in various spheres and in automotive industry in particular. The origins of the Korean automotive industry date back to 1955 when a businessman Choi Mu-seong manufactured the first Korean car with a prophetical name Sibal, which stands for ‘the beginning’. Making no delay the Korean government took measures to support and promote the infant industry employing encouraging policy. The 1960-s became the decade when all the major South Korean car brands appeared – Kia Industry, SsangYong Motor, Hyundai and Asia Motors Company. But at that time these companies were only assembling cars from imported parts. The car manufacturers became more unassisted in the mid 1970-s and many Korean own-produced models came out.
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Korean Car Brands

Page 1 of 12 The Korean auto industry has come a long way since the turn of the 21st century, and the 10 Best Korean Cars to Buy today are some of the most popular and satisfying choices in America. Of course, these vehicles aren’t all made in South Korea—as even Hyundai and Kia have joined the flock of imports with a U.S. manufacturing presence—but they do showcase Korean roots and a certain amount of Seoul power that’s missing from the competition. Even better, these cutting-edge Korean cars can be found across the marketplace, from entry-level economy cars to ultra-lux flagship sedans, with even a minivan and crossovers thrown into the mix. That being said, just remember that the actual Korean competition here in the United States is a bit of a civil war, as Hyundai and Kia are both controlled by the same ownership group, and the only other qualifiers for today’s honor roll come from GM Korea.
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Korean Car Brands

The Korean auto industry has come a long way since the turn of the 21st century, and the 10 Best Korean Cars to Buy today are some of the most popular and satisfying choices in America. Of course, these vehicles aren’t all made in South Korea—as even Hyundai and Kia have joined the flock of imports with a U.S. manufacturing presence—but they do showcase Korean roots and a certain amount of Seoul power that’s missing from the competition. Even better, these cutting-edge Korean cars can be found across the marketplace, from entry-level economy cars to ultra-lux flagship sedans, with even a minivan and crossovers thrown into the mix. That being said, just remember that the actual Korean competition here in the United States is a bit of a civil war, as Hyundai and Kia are both controlled by the same ownership group, and the only other qualifiers for today’s honor roll come from GM Korea.
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Korean Car Brands

The past several decades has seen a rise in Korean automobile manufacturers breaking into the international automobile market. Starting in the Asian market, an area heavily dominated by Japanese automakers, several Korean car brands have managed to carve out their own niche in the industry. Here is a look at the most popular and successful Korean car brands.
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When it comes to the Korean cars, there’s a big difference between the North and the South automotive industry. While North Korean motor vehicles focus on serving military, industrial and construction objectives, presenting little car ownership. The Korean car brands list in South Korea produces a considerable number of vehicles both for export and personal usage, which makes it the fifth largest car manufacturer in the world.
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Hopefully you found the information you were looking for the Korean car manufacturers list. We tried to provide companies names and logos of all Korean cars cars but if we missed any important ones, let us know in the comments section. Meanwhile, you can check out the compilation of all car brands according to countries.
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The Korean auto industry has come a long way since the turn of the 21st century, and the 10 Best Korean Cars to Buy today are some of the most popular and satisfying choices in America. Of course, these vehicles aren’t all made in South Korea—as even Hyundai and Kia have joined the flock of imports with a U.S. manufacturing presence—but they do showcase Korean roots and a certain amount of Seoul power that’s missing from the competition.
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Towards the end of the 20th century, however, the industry began to face tremendous pressures at home, with the domestic market growing at under five percent, and greater competition, both locally and abroad. With energy waste, air pollution, and traffic congestion becoming more chronic, the Korean government has imposed the heaviest vehicle excise duty on automobiles and gasoline among the major automobile-producing countries. In 1985, the number of vehicles registered in Korea was one million, but by 1995 the total had increased to eight million. In response to these pressures, Korean automakers have become more aggressive in terms of pricing and quality, and begun developing larger cars, and broadening their product ranges to meet diverse customer preferences.
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Welcome to Car Brands Wiki! This site is your hotspots and will give you information about cars. We provide fascinating information about history of cars and different manufacturers, such as BMW, Honda, and Toyota. We also provide information of numerous cars from different countries like German cars, French cars, Korean cars, European cars and a lot more. Included in the many information this site provides are the lists of most expensive and extravagant cars, sports cars, cars with the most speed, exotic and glamorous autos, muscle cars, and cars that ladies’ will absolutely love.
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The Hyundai Motor Company was founded in 1967. When it comes to production, this Korean car company boasts on an annual capacity of one million and a half cars. In 2013, the company won the distinction of 4th largest car manufacturing company in the world, dethroning giants Nissan, Honda and even Ford.
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Here’s an interesting factoid: The Hyundai Elantra is offered in three separate body styles—coupe, sedan and five-door hatchback—providing the only three-car lineup in the mainstream compact segment. And while that contributes to its position as literally the best-selling Korean car in the country (when this story went to press), the Elantra doesn’t put quantity over quality.
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2016 Hyundai Elantra Page 1 of 12 2016 Hyundai Elantra Here’s an interesting factoid: The Hyundai Elantra is offered in three separate body styles—coupe, sedan and five-door hatchback—providing the only three-car lineup in the mainstream compact segment. And while that contributes to its position as literally the best-selling Korean car in the country (when this story went to press), the Elantra doesn’t put quantity over quality. Instead, it already offers standout EPA and safety ratings, complemented by high levels of technology, and will soon introduce further advances for the 2016 model year—starting with the 2016 Elantra GT hatch. That model launched this spring with an array of Elantra enhancements that includes Hyundai’s next-gen navigation and telematics technologies, freshened grille and wheel designs, and, for the first time in the segment, ventilated driver and front-passenger seating. Needless to say, customers will be able to look for those features on the rest of the 2016 roster, too.
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2016 Hyundai Elantra Here’s an interesting factoid: The Hyundai Elantra is offered in three separate body styles—coupe, sedan and five-door hatchback—providing the only three-car lineup in the mainstream compact segment. And while that contributes to its position as literally the best-selling Korean car in the country (when this story went to press), the Elantra doesn’t put quantity over quality. Instead, it already offers standout EPA and safety ratings, complemented by high levels of technology, and will soon introduce further advances for the 2016 model year—starting with the 2016 Elantra GT hatch. That model launched this spring with an array of Elantra enhancements that includes Hyundai’s next-gen navigation and telematics technologies, freshened grille and wheel designs, and, for the first time in the segment, ventilated driver and front-passenger seating. Needless to say, customers will be able to look for those features on the rest of the 2016 roster, too.
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Here’s an interesting factoid: The Hyundai Elantra is offered in three separate body styles—coupe, sedan and five-door hatchback—providing the only three-car lineup in the mainstream compact segment. And while that contributes to its position as literally the best-selling Korean car in the country (when this story went to press), the Elantra doesn’t put quantity over quality. Instead, it already offers standout EPA and safety ratings, complemented by high levels of technology, and will soon introduce further advances for the 2016 model year—starting with the 2016 Elantra GT hatch. That model launched this spring with an array of Elantra enhancements that includes Hyundai’s next-gen navigation and telematics technologies, freshened grille and wheel designs, and, for the first time in the segment, ventilated driver and front-passenger seating. Needless to say, customers will be able to look for those features on the rest of the 2016 roster, too.
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Hyundai and Kia sell a number of sporty Korean cars for U.S. drivers, but the 2015 Kia Forte Koup stands out for its under-the-radar performance package. While most mainstream brands look to serve up affordable athleticism with a hot hatch, only Kia and Honda do so with coupes. However, when comparing the Forte Koup SX with the Civic Coupe Si, the Kia offers a 20 lb.-ft. advantage in torque and a $2,300 discount in MSRP; the Civic does have an extra 3 hp, but it’s not available until 1,000 rpm higher in the power band.

Published on Jul 25, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
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