Hyundai team principal Michel Nandan expects the i20 WRC to be further off the pace on Rally Mexico.
Mads Ostberg established an early lead over Sebastien Ogier on the first morning of Rally Mexico.
World rally champion Sebastien Ogier took the lead in the overall standings on Sunday after winning the Rally of Mexico.
Sebastien Ogier dominated Rally Mexico to move back into the lead of the World Rally Championship.
Sebastien Ogier controlled Rally Mexico's afternoon loop on Saturday as Volkswagen closes in on a one-two finish.
Sebastien Ogier extended his Rally Mexico lead and Thierry Neuville moved Hyundai into the top three.
Sebastien Ogier holds the early Rally Mexico lead after topping Thursday night's Guanajuato street stage.
MG has issued a guarded response to news that the firm could be on the verge of a return to the World Rally Championship.
M-Sport has decided against running its latest-specification Ford Fiesta RS WRCs in Mexico next week.
Hyundai will field three i20s for the first time on round four of the 2014 World Rally Championship in Portugal in April.
Jari-Matti Latvala made the perfect start to this week's Rally Mexico with the fastest time on Thursday's pre-event shakedown.
Ott Tanak has admitted he feared he might have lost his edge before his World Rally Championship comeback on Rally Sweden.
Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has praised his new team for the pace the Korean firm has achieved with just six months of development of the i20 WRC.
Robert Kubica says his first outing on snow provided plenty of experience, despite crashing three times on last week's Rally Sweden.
Jacques Villeneuve will have his eye on another motorsport title when he races in this year's World Rallycross Championship.
Citroen team principal Yves Matton has praised Kris Meeke's Rally Sweden debut, pointing out that he fared better than Sebastien Loeb on his first snow events.