• Comfortable ride; refined diesel engines; more interesting exterior design; improved interior quality; well equipped; long warranty
  • Could still be more fun to drive; diesel engines lack trademark mid-range thrust

OUR RATING
8 / 10



Hyundai i30 Review 2012
Hyundai i30 Review 2012
Hyundai i30 Review 2012
by Luke Madden

It’s five years since the Hyundai i30 arrived as a game-changing model for the South Korean brand, showing the world it could build cars that were recommendable for virtues other than just good value.

The Hyundai i30 wasn’t as good as the best in class, such as the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus or Mazda 3, but it held its own and has deservedly become a huge seller for Hyundai.

And the second-generation i30 – designed and engineered in Europe – now comes with promises of matching its heralded peers.

It should certainly catch more eyes than its predecessor, which has still accounted for more than 85,000 sales in Australia. Where the original i30 was tidily designed, the new model has more chance of turning heads with its bold crease lines, intricately detailed headlights and daytime running lights.

There’s more pizazz inside, too. The old i30’s cabin was well presented, but now there are more soft-touch materials for the dash and door trims, and a gloss-black centre console, to add a real touch of class and close the gap to the benchmark Golf.

Refinement has improved, too, particularly with the 94kW 1.6-litre turbo diesel turbo diesel we tested in the UK, which is remarkably hushed and rattle-free at low revs.

Hyundai i30 Review 2012

Like the 81kW version of the same engine, however, the mid range lacks the kind of kick we’ve come to expect from diesels, with the optional six-speed automatic exasperating things despite a 0-100km/h claim of 10.9 seconds (11.5sec for the 81kW variant).

Still, at least the auto provides smooth enough progress, though the six-speed manual further improves fuel economy and emissions.

So is it as good to drive as a Golf, Focus or Mazda3? Well, the answer’s still no. The Hyundai i30 is still no thriller on more interesting roads, not helped by steering that remains numb.

Our 94kW diesel test car included Hyundai’s new Flex Steer system, though even if you choose Dynamic – instead of Comfort or Normal modes – only artificial weight is added rather than extra steering feedback.

But the suspension again impresses with its ability to provide comfort for the i30’s occupants, while the interior provides enough space for tall adults, and the boot is a decent size.

Cabin space is helped by an increase in length to 4300m and width to 1780mm, though height comes down to 1470mm to give the i30 a slightly sportier stance.

If the regular Hyundai i30 isn’t practical enough, a ‘i30cw’ wagon version will again be offered.

And even in the Active 81kW model we tested, there’s still plenty of value to be found with standard features including Bluetooth connectivity, daytime running lights, hill-start assist, rear parking sensors, cruise control, and 15-inch alloys.

Specifications for Australian versions of the i30 won’t be available until at least closer to its local launch, though Hyundai’s generous five-year warranty is assured for when it lands in the middle of this year.

The new Hyundai i30 is a strong all-rounder that will undoubtedly keep its rivals on their toes.


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  • F1MotoGP

    Inside looks nice, outside is OK but engine is not as good as Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus or Mazda3.

    • Nick2012

      The 1.6 litre diesel, which is 94 kw and 260 Nm, is already in Hyundai’s Accent model, RRP $19,490 manual. No other manufacturer comes close to the output for the price for the product, and probably that will also be true for the new i30 when it arrives. The RRP for current i30 diesel is $23,090 manual, $25,090 auto. Focus diesel is $30,500 auto only. Mazda 3 diesel $27,360 manual only. Golf diesel $28,990 manual (bluemotion), $34,490 for auto (Comfortline). This is the cheapest Golf (hatch) auto diesel available, which is surprising to me.

      • Phil

        Fords offerings are more to do with Ford Aus bizarre offerings in the Focus. In Europe they offer a selection of diesels from 80Kw upwards with manual gearboxs and priced about the same as the equivalent 90KW petrol Focus we get here (currently on special for $19990 driveaway).
        Likewise, the cheapest 2.0 petrol Mazda offered in the UK (closet to our base Mazda 3 we get for $21,600) is 2000 Pounds MORE than their base 1.6 Diesel. The 2.2 Diesel that we get is only 1000 pounds more than their base 2.0 petrol which is a tiny difference compared to the gigantic $7000 price difference we get for our cheapest Mazda 3 2.0 petrol and cheapest 2.2 Diesel version.
        It’s a similar story with the Golf – European offerings include a selection of cheap diesels (though no autos/DSGs offered on them).

        It’s all very strange, but hats off to Hyundai for doing something VW/Ford/Mazda could easily do but can’t be bothered – offer a real selection of cheap diesels.

  • Daniel

    I read in a report on Autocar that the head of Volkswagen Gold development had commented on the fact that Hyundai was becoming real competition to them. I think when the person in charge of the Golf is starting to take notice you know you’ve got a good product on your hands. I’m not a big Hyundai fan but they seem to have made a good car here, so well done to them. 

    • Matthew Werner

      did you see the video of the volkswagen guy checking out the hyundai at a motor show and calling over his guys to check out how hyundai had executed certain things?

  • FG

    Exterior is a much needed refresh from the current model. Not too fond of the interior, but will have to see it in person first.

    • Phuong

      I’ve road tested a few of the modern Hyundai and Kia and are really impressed with their interiors and general quality, wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy better than Mitsu, Mazda, Toyota and Nissan… they plastics are solid and soft to touch.

  • Alexo

    This should of been released last year.. I think with the upcoming Corolla, 3 etc this won’t have much chance..

    Heck i would have a hard time choosing this over the new Civic (which is pretty nice car)

    • Sumpguard

        I’ll take bets on that. The corolla will outsell it for sure but not the civic. The current i30 despite being bland has been an absolute bulletproof ownership experience and there will be plenty of owners trading up.

          If it is priced reasonably it will do very well . Let’s agree to check back in a year from now?

    • http://viddesign.com.au/ Vid_Ghost

      upcoming 3 ??   there is no upcoming 3… the next mazda 3 model will be in 2013/14

      Any refresh will be a mixup of standard features like bluetooth and usb input as STANDARD across the current “look” Mazda 3 range…

    • Phuong

      The new Civic have been a disaster in the US where it was released a year ago. Compare the 2008 gen with the 2012 spec photo and u see why. They cut cost during the development around the GFC and now the quality is worst than the prev model. Even Honda CEO appologise publically to customers who complained. Wait for the rushed facelift next year to address this issue.

      • Jonno

        It’s been like that for Honda and the Civic range since MY2001 – 7th Gen (EP models) was a disaster after the 6th Gen (EK models) – eg. significant cost-cutting exercise – switch from front double wishbone to MacPherson Struts complimented with a very dowdy styling after the refreshing yet timeless classic styling of the EG and EK models. The 7th Gen sold poorly partly due to price issues but mainly, because it was a design disaster after the popular EK series. 
        The 9th Gen Civic styling is another total design disaster when compared with the 8th Gen. The previous Gen styling was refreshing and aggressive for the sedan while it was quirky and futuristic for the hatchback/Type-R.
        So for Honda – one step forward, two steps back.

    • Jonno

      If the next Toyota Corolla comes with 4-speed auto, it’s game over! Already, all the Korean-made equivalent cars comes standard with 6-speed auto.

  • Joe Bloggs – Taxpayer

    My son’s own an I30 and Kia Cerato and they are pretty solid vehicles doing most things well. However, when compared to other cars the steering is still bland and numb, generally good cars but still a way to go to have the refinement of the long standing brands. You will be able to tell when the established brands start to feel the pain – when they introduce 5 year unlimited distance warranties. I know that next time I am looking at a new car Korean brands will be considered!

  • klowik

    I can see that at the current state of offering, Hyundai and Kia have surpassed Toyota Corolla or in some ways Honda civic in terms of engine, fuel saving and transmission technology, base equipment level, etc. If Toyota and Honda still stay at where they are, they will be surpassed by the Korean very soon.

    • Nick2012

      I agreed that Hyundai is a very progressive company (they even make their own six-speed dual clutch tranny) and that Toyota is lacking in a few areas. For instance, Toyota does not have a single diesel in their passenger car range (sedans, hatches, & light SUV’s) in Australia, which is astounding for such a large car manufacturer. That said, Toyota is not standing still. From my understanding they have made an agreement with BMW to share Diesel technology whilst in exchange Toyota with share their Hybrid technology (from a CarAdvice article the Corolla may come with a BMW diesel in the future). Also, in 2010 Toyota bought a share-holding of the Tesla electric car company. Toyota will be an all encompassing company; petrol, hybrids, diesels, and all electric.

      • Phil

        All Toyota’s passenger car range has had a diesel(s) offering for years in Europe. They just haven’t botherered offering them in Australia.

  • klowik

    Even Hyundai or Kia can make a car which is as good as VW Golf in terms of quality, engine tech, dynamics, equipment level, etc. They cannot sell the car at the same price as VW golf since people will choose the German brand when all things are equal.  People’s perception tend to think German cars are better and has better status.

    • Andy

      Where’s your evidence for this Klowik? Have you read the same review I’ve just read? 
      “So is it as good to drive as a Golf, Focus or Mazda3? Well, the answer’s still no. The Hyundai i30 is still no thriller on more interesting roads, not helped by steering that remains numb.”

    • JooberJCW

      Disagree, My parents have a elantra and I can see the lack of quality / detail as against a golf. The interior door handles I can see the glue they used slightly sticking out, and the lack of soft plastics, even my previous 9N Polo gti had more solid and soft plastics.

      Though I do agree for the price, you get alot of equipment.

      • bd

        The Elantra doesn’t compete against the Golf; the Elantra’s competition would be the USDM Jetta which has a cheaper interior than the Elantra.

        • JooberJCW

          Agree the Jetta lost quite a bit of its soft touch interior over the golfs, but my response is towards the brand as an overall, and VW do use overall better quality materials over the Hyundai.

          • Phuong

            The Jetta(Golf with a boot) was designed for the USA market demographic in response to their preference for a sedan. That might be why the quality is not as good. Compare to its competitions over there (where Golf is a Euro centric design) they didn’t try hard on interior quality presentation.

      • FanBoi

        “9N Polo gti”…. Good luck getting your hands on one, especially in Oz.

        • JooberJCW

          Huh, what are you smoking?
          Go to carsales and there heaps for sale.

  • Ter

    C’mon Hyundai throw in the 2.2 Diesel R. If it fits…

  • Blair Waldorf

    Alfa called, they want Giulietta’s rear end back…

    • phuong

      and Subaru Imprezza calling Alfa Giulietta to ask for its silhouette back… 

  • Milkyjoe1996

    Mazda 3 called, they want their front wheel arches back.

    • Nasal Explorer

      Hyundai called. So sue us.

      • Sumpguard

        So mazda invented the wheelarch?

      • Robin_Graves

        VW Called, they want to know how to make a car that doesn’t break down.

        • Mad Max

          Its easy. Stop building them in Mexico and South Africa. That said, I´ve had two in the past 5 years and both have been 100% reliable but both were German built. My mates Mk5 Golf (South Africa built) was not…

  • Smart Us

    great car for a great price… 

  • slate

    Looks more interesting than the ultra-bland Golf, Corolla or Civic.

    • http://viddesign.com.au/ Vid_Ghost

       i like it too… :) if its priced right it will sell

  • MisterZed

    I think the new Elantra looks much better than this.  I’m not sure why anyone would buy this over the Elantra. 

    • JooberJCW

      Umm probably because there’s no diesel option on the elantra?

      • MisterZed

        Ok fact number 1 – nobody buying an i30 cares about performance.  Therefore a diesel is completely unnecessary in this country.  It costs thousands more, but takes years and years before you even break even.

        • Golfschwein

          I had a number of people ask me about buying a diesel Golf when I had mine, and I see the break-even discussion arise here quite frequently as well. It can also be seen on the hybrids story doing the rounds on CA at the moment. I offer the following philosophy and advice, which can be rejected or accepted freely: put your calculators away. You have to want one for other reasons than ‘breaking even’, as there’s a fair chance you’ll never. I enjoyed mine for its gutsy, comical performance down low and its great economy that saw me going for a refill only once every three weeks. It was my way of drawing less irreplaceable stuff out of the ground, if you like. And the price for that was two thousand bucks. Que. Think of it as an option, no different than choosing a larger engine or a sunroof or automatic transmission, where the cost for all is, again, two thousand bucks, give or take. 

          • MisterZed

            If you look at i30 sales they are about 2/3 to fleets, who don’t buy diesel.  Most i30s sold are the base model SX, which shows that people are only buying it because of the low price.  The diesel i30 costs $3500 more than the base 1.6L petrol, and $2500 more than the 2.0L petrol.  There simply is no point to it. The type of customer who buys an i30 has little to no interest in performance or how a car drives, they are buying it for basic A to B transport, plain and simple.

          • Sumpguard

              The arguement that diesel costs more is fairly mute as a fair chunk  of the addditional outlay is offset at resale time. A point lost on people such as yourself. The grunt from my diesel is the reason EVERY tester said it was the pick of the range over its petrol siblings .

               Here in Queensland the ability to do 1000k’s out of a small diesel is why people buy them and buy them they do. Where cities are 300,400,500k’s or more apart which is the case up here once you leave the Sunshine Coast they make very good sense.

                Many people that commute up and down off the Atherton tablelands to Cairns prefer diesels for the effortless drive and even greater fuel savings. I know an elderly couple that regularly do the drive from Cairns to Mackay (around 800k’s one way) to visit their daughter and guess what they bought? An i30 diesel!! They don’t have to stop to refuel on the way.

                Australians have been a tad slow to catch on to the diesel trend that has been in Europe for decades but as prices haed northward of $2.00 a ltr in the not too distant future that will change. Only a few years back there were barely any small diesel options. Now there are many.

        • Robin_Graves

          It also goes about a 1000k between refills, doesnt need to rev like a windmill in a hurricane to overtake and doesnt baulk at extra passengers and / or luggage weight.  Its not all about the $$$ – its the effortless torque.  I do agree with you philosophy when it comes to the constant criticism about the steering feel.  How many people care that it doenst handle like a lotus?  As long as its comfortable on bumpy roads, what percentage of time do these cars spend on twisty mountain roads?

        • JooberJCW

          Performance? its more about perceived efficiency, hatch + diesel = winner in average joes mind. People just see that ltr/100 sticker and their mind is almost made up. They are not going to take out a mileage calculator and start doing the economics of return on investment etc.

      • Mad Max

        And some people prefer a hatch over a sedan.

        • JooberJCW

           Haha yep, big overlook from me and is probably the main reason – its a different type of car.

    • Phil

      ummm, because they want a hatch?

    • bd

      The i30 has a nicer interior and a more refined, European ride than the Elantra.

  • Altezza

    Japanese car manufacturers should seriously consider making their cars more appealing. They should learn lessons from Koreans.

  • Jerrycan

    Yet another car from this Korean group quoting class leading power for the engine size and yet once again the performance is found wanting by the reviewer.
    Will someone please put one on a rolling road and find out what the truth is?

     I have seen instances of stock Ford XR6 turbo and a Skoda Roomster (1.9 diesel 77kw/240/nm) where the actual outputs were well over the quotes (We’ll ignore the Nissan GT-R which is massivley under-quoted as well).
    Maybe Hyundai and Kia are correct and everyone else is wrong?

    • JooberJCW

      Dont forget the new FPV GT Coyote’s, the actual 335kw sticker is close to the rwkw its producing.

    • Robin_Graves

      Go look on youtube, plenty of dyno runs where the output is failry close to claimed taking into consideration driveline losses.  Chassis dyno’s are notoriously unreliable unless they are certified and calibrated, even then they use correction factors based on atmospheric conditions, altitude etc.  They may be OK at comparing two vehicles back to back but the actual numbers are easily +/- 10% or worse.

  • save it for the track

    “So is it as good to drive as a Golf, Focus or Mazda3? Well, the answer’s still no. The Hyundai i30 is still no thriller on more interesting roads, not helped by steering that remains numb.” Translation – A Toyota Corolla competitor. Given though the average octagenarian Corolla buyer wouldn’t be reading car reviews it doesn’t really matter, and Corolla will continue to be the best seller depsite inferior warranty, inferior dynamics and inferior features. Interesting how Kia’s seem to get the more powerful verisons of the Hyundai/Kia family first (or exclusivley rio v accent/i20), given that Hyundai si supposed to be the parent. Also interesting how comparable Kia’s tend to handle better as well.

    • bd

      Kia is supposed to be the more “sporty” brand of the two, but they generally get the newest platforms a little later than Hyundai.

  • Jul

    The accent already has the 1.6 diesel, so the i30 should have had at least Hyundai’s 1.7 diesel. 

  • Fts

    Take the Korean claimed figures for performance and consumption with a grain of salt..

  • Forex

    Driving cars with small displacement turbo diesel is annoying..

    My company car is ford mondri wagon diesel and driving that car is tricky and annoying..

    With diesel it all revolved around 2000rpm.. Once you pass 2000 the engine will scream like no tomorrow and will sound as if it’s falling apart.. Acceleration is slow, you have to rev it hard to get boost from turbo and then you have to hold at 2000rpm and slowly gain speed..

    The maximum you feel safe driving it is 100Km/H.. Above that the engine is screaming and not gaining any speed..

    Worst is when in a busy parking lot, car is literally gutless without the boost to get it moving..

    That is in great contrasts to the Aurion, where I literally glide driving that with beautiful smooth power delivery and effortless I cannot explain its just so effortless the Aurion.. The engine never seems to be stressed and not to mention its velvety smooth and extremely quiet..

    • Jerrycan

      Based on my experiences with small capacity diesels it sounds like you got a lemon.
      A couple of questions:
      Did you get a chance to drive another example to see if they had the problem as well?
      Was this the most recent version 125kw 6 speed double clutch version or the earlier 96kw 6 speed auto?

    • Golfschwein

      Whoa. Not making sense. Tricky? It’s automatic. Rev it hard to get boost from turbo and then hold at 2000rpm to slowly gain speed? I’m trying to picture that. Engine screaming above 100 km/h? Surely not when it’s loping along at 2000 rpm or a little less. And finally, your piece de resistance…it’s gutless in a parking lot. If your post is genuine, something tells me you deserve your Aurion.

      • Forex

        Uhmm Golfschwein; If you know simple physics you would know that diesel engines are slow speed but offer high torque, ideal for trucks and other heavy duty applications..

        That clearly sums up what i was talking about, why do you think trucks have over 10 gear ratios? It’s to keep the engine revving at that very limited power band, from 1500-2000rpm..

        Hence my point still holds that you really cannot drive fast with diesel powered cars, if you rev them above 2000rpm, the engine will only be making extravagant amount of noise & vibrations and even slowing you down..

        It’;s simple, diesel is not designed for fast acceleration & speed..

        And what’s wrong with Aurion? A powerful 3.5L V6.. is the way to go.. 

        • Golfschwein

          You’re absolutely making this stuff up. I’ve owned a diesel passenger car until very recently and life doesn’t begin and end at 2000 rpm. Okay, it ends in a bit of a hurry beyond 4500 rpm, but your supposed automatic Mondeo would surely change up at that point. Slipping along at 100 kmh in sixth gear at 1900 rpm and just dialling up more accelerator for instant overtaking grunt – without a downchange – is something you’ve obviously not experienced. How do I know? Your profile (yep, simply click on the little head and shoulders picture next to your user name)   is more accustomed to checking on the weather in Madison county and commenting on your Yew Ess of Aye gun laws and politics than stalling a Mondeo in Australian car parks.

          • Sumpguard

              Shot himself in the foot I’d say!

          • Mad Max

            Your wasting your time arguing with facts with people like that. My guess is he/she had had a few too many Forex´s to drink before posting that rubbish. I own a current gen Passat diesel and it is simply brilliant to drive. Acceleration away from standing starts is quick, the ability to quickly overtake on open roads is equal to anything accept maybe XR6 turbo´s or V8´s. Also the fact that I can give it a hiding around Melbourne and still get brilliant mileage from a tank of fuel. All I can think is that his/her Mondeo needs a visit to the service department for a check up!

        • Alexmo

          Come on man, you are comparing  a diesel with a modern 3.5L V6

          Obviously the Aurion is gonna be much faster, smoother you name it.. 

        • Sumpguard

            Forex go take a Sportage diesel for a drive and you will quickly realise how stupid your post is. Even overtaking at *uhum* 140km/h it is still climbing and the only noise I hear is around the mirrors! 

              You need to get out more. I am unaware of the top speed of my vehicle but I suspect it would be north of 170km/h which shatters your 100 km/h comment!

             Most fo the time you will be unaware there is a diesel there at all.

  • David

    Hello from France where diesel exceeds 70% of the car market & where the facades of our houses need regular washing to remove the black soot known as pollution, where our environment minister thinks that CO2 emissions are the best way to measure whether or not a car pollutes & where government incentives encourage people to buy small diesels without particle filters. Particles? They’re those microscopic nasties that diesel engines alone emit & that being so small, get deep down into your lungs. But then of course the diesel engine was a French invention & French car makers do a brillant diesel and a decidedly average petrol engine. Maybe that’s why diesel is so popular here (lobby, lobby, lobby…), where it’s cheaper than petrol (although less so than before). Think about it – a diesel costs more to buy, more to maintain & takes on average 25,000 kms a year to amortise, depending on the extra purchase cost. Is this really a case of “they do it in Europe – so it must be better than what we do in Australia?” In France people buy on the old myth that diesels are unstoppable – but that was before common rails, turbos and those new flywheel thingies that dampen vibration. Now they’re generally know to be more fragile than petrol engines, at least here. What’s so bad about LPG? The Italians love it – and all those taxis can’t be wrong!
    Please don’t turn my beloved Melbourne into sooty France! It really isn’t si chic..

    • Sumpguard

        If you (not you as a specific) live in Melbourne and in particular in the eastern suburbs then you have a lot more at stake from air pollution than any diesel engine will do to you! The prevailing sth westers ensure the industrial smog from Laverton/ Altona sits on the hills to the city’s east and those particles are from numerous plastic manufacturers, oil refineries and various other petrochemical plants!! 

          Lobby,lobby,lobby!

    • Phil

      Hmmm, look at Australian houses right next to major railway lines here and their facades are no dirtier than anywhere else.
      Yet they have 5000HP diesel locos constantly traveling past. They definately don’t have particle filters, in fact many railway locos are still TWO STROKE!

      • Karl Sass

        Doesn’t mean they’re not breathing in cancerous particle matter.

      • matt

        now i know you know nothing, nothing close to 5000Hp loco’s here unless your out the western aussie bush and living near iron ore trains for some odd reason.

  • James

    Do you mean “exacerbating things” instead of  “exasperating things”?

  • tdg

    Gee like many people buying Hyundai or a Corolla care about handling going around the suburbs at 60kmh. They want a good looking car that gets them from A to B and doesn’t  need road side assistance every five minutes. And people going on about soft interior plastics what kind of tool makes that a priority when buying a new car. If you want soft interior plastics spend 100k and buy a Merc, Bmw, Jag etc or better still buy a classic 49 Mercury and go lead sledding!! 

  • Jerrycan

    Most of the heavy smoke from vehicles in Adelaide are from very old petrol cars (no annual test in SA) and very large diesel trucks. The latter are the worst and seem to be able to continue on the roads with impunity.
    Exceptions are the local diesel buses converted to run on natural compressed gas.
    Most diesel cars are fairly new and produce very little if any visible smoke.

    Any discussion on diesel particulates from transport palls into insignificance compared to large marine diesels and the sludge they burn (it has to be pre-heated to make it viscous enough to inject). That is why it is always so difficult (even impossible) to pump from wrecked ships.

    One large container ship produces more pollution than 250,000 cars and there are more than 60,000 of them worldwide.

  • John

    Toyota are laying people off.  They can’t compete.

  • grumpy

    i think th enew hyundai designs are horrid,I would rather buy the kia cerato or something else.the styling kia is doing now is rather good,especially the optima,but it needs to be sold with a manual gearbox

    • al

      I agree. Pre 2000 Hyundai designs looked better. Now they’re horrible.

  • Wolfmanmick

    I purshased the I30 SR 3 years ago and have enjoyed the experience ever since. The car looks good, drives well and is economical. Everyone compares them against the Golf and “Ford” (No more said), well who cares, my car has proven itself and will purchase another, one can only hope the next generation has not been been over designed to keep up with the rest of models in their class. Keep a car simple, add things to assist us the consumer but don’t make them ugly because this is where they are heading.
    Anyway still “Love my car”

    Buzz

  • Maryvaecharleston

    I will be buying an i30 next yeat as my 2001 accent is on the homeward stretch. After 236000 kms of trouble free motoring(regular servicing) it is time to start planning for a new car. I am definitely pleased with the quality and reliability of hyundai and I hope my new I30 will be just aas good as the accent.

Hyundai i30 Specs

ACTIVE 1.6 CRDi : 1.6L DIESEL TURBO F/INJ - 6 SP AUTOMATIC - 5D HATCHBACK
Car Details
Make
HYUNDAI
Model
i30
Variant
ACTIVE 1.6 CRDi
Series
GD
Year
2012
Body Type
5D HATCHBACK
Seats
5
Engine Specifications
Engine Type
DIESEL TURBO F/INJ
Engine Size
1.6L
Cylinders
DIESEL TURBO 4
Max. Torque
260Nm @  1900rpm
Max. Power
94kW @  4000rpm
Pwr:Wgt Ratio
71.8W/kg
Bore & Stroke
77.2x84.5mm
Compression Ratio
17.3
Valve Gear
VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
Drivetrain Specifications
Transmission
6 SP AUTOMATIC
Drive Type
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Final Drive Ratio
3.064
Fuel Specifications
Fuel Type
DIESEL
Fuel Tank Capacity
53
Fuel Consumption (Combined)
5.6L / 100km
Weight & Measurement
Kerb Weight
1310
Gross Vehicle Weight
Not Provided
Height
1470mm
Length
4300mm
Width
1780mm
Ground Clearance
140mm
Towing Capacity
Brake:1300  Unbrake:500
Steering & Suspension
Steering Type
RACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED
Turning Circle
10.5
Front Rim Size
6.5x16
Rear Rim Size
6.5x16
Front Tyres
205/55 R16
Rear Tyres
205/55 R16
Wheel Base
2650
Front Track
1549
Rear Track
1562
Front Brakes
DISC - VENTILATED
Rear Brakes
DISC
Standard Features
Comfort
Air Conditioning
Control & Handling
Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Electronic Stability Program
Driver
Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic, Cruise Control, Multi Function Steering Wheel, Mobile Phone Connectivity, Parking Distance Control, Power Steering
Entertainment
Radio CD with 6 Speakers
Exterior
Fog Lights - Front, Power Mirrors, Rear Spoiler
Interior
Cloth Trim, Power Windows
Safety
Dual Airbag Package, Anti-lock Braking, Head Airbags, Side Airbags, Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
Security
Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft, Central Locking Remote Control, Engine Immobiliser
Optional Features
Exterior
Metallic Paint
Other
Service Interval
12 months /  15,000 kms
Warranty
60 months /  999,000 kms
VIN Plate Location
28-H-12
Country of Origin
KOREA