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Hyundai i30 Turbo Review: first drive

It's the first turbocharged i30 that Hyundai has ever mass produced - just don't expect a proper hot hatch. That's going to have to wait for the N Performance version late 2016.

2015 Hyundai i30 Active CRDi Review: Speed Date

Spent the weekend taking care of the usual domestic duties. Headed to a busy shopping centre, visited some family and did a lot of running around.

2015 Hyundai i30 Active X Review

How does the 2015 update to Hyundai's i30 small car stack up - Tim finds out.

2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review

The 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II improves the South Korean brand's small hatchback by building on an already impressive package.

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2015 Hyundai i30 Turbo Review : Nurburgring

Read the review. After a hectic couple of days at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, we were given the opportunity to track test the Europe’s Hyundai i30 Turbo at the famed Nurburgring, in Germany. Before we all too excited, let’s be clear on the car’s positioning. The i30 Turbo is no hot hatch – it’s lukewarm at best...

Small Car Comparison Review : Corolla, 3, i30

In the first half of 2015, the Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30 and Mazda 3 made up more than 10 per cent of the entire new vehicle market, which is an astonishing feat. In the sales race, it’s the Corolla that’s got its nose in front of the Mazda 3, with the i30 consistently holding down third just behind...

2015 Hyundai i30 Active X Review

Read the article here. This is the new Hyundai i30 Series 2. And this one in particular is the Active X, which Hyundai predicts is going to account for half of all sales of the updated line-up. What’s all the fuss is about? Let’s take a closer look and find out… The Active X is the second-tier model in the new i30 range, which has five variants in total...

2015 Hyundai i30 Series II Review : local launch

Read the review. Australians buy more Hyundai i30s than any other nation on Earth – so the updated 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II is kind of a big deal. The i30 is the company’s biggest selling model – Hyundai sold 31,505 examples in 2014, and has already sold 6316 to the end of March 2015. Indeed, it’s the country’s third-best selling small car behind the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3...

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Hyundai i30 Comparisons

Mazda 3 v Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 : Small hatch comparison

The Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 cumulatively claim a bigger chunk of Australia’s new vehicle market than any other trio of rivals. Remarkably, they represent more than one in every 10 sales of not just passenger cars but all vehicles sold across the country, including SUVs, utes, vans and trucks...

Sporty small hatch comparison : Mazda 3 v Ford Focus v Holden Cruze v Hyundai i30 v Nissan Pulsar

Almost anyone can throw on a pair of gym shorts and runners and look reasonably sporting in the checkout line at Coles, and the same is true with cars – the addition of alloy wheels, a spoiler and foglights can suddenly make your small hatchback look at least a bit athletic. As ever, though, it's the muscles beneath the clothes that counts...

Small car comparison: Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda3 v Ford Focus

With an all-new Toyota Corolla launched with a $19,990 price tag, we find out which is the best entry-level small car for the money, putting the world's best selling small car up against the Ford Focus, Hyundai i30 and Mazda3. Words: Daniel DeGasperi. Photos: Easton Chang. Comparison tests don’t come more relevant than this...

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Hyundai i30 News

2016 Hyundai i30, Tucson, Santa Fe pick up Apple CarPlay in Australia - UPDATE

Hyundai Australia has now rolled out an infotainment upgrade for a handful of models, adding Apple CarPlay connectivity to variants in the i30, Tucson and Santa Fe lines. Developed to essentially replace a vehicle’s in-car infotainment system with the familiar look-and-feel of the iPhone platform, Apple CarPlay has now launched internationally in more than 100 model lines since it was revealed in March 2014...

Hyundai N Performance: i30 AWD hot hatch likely to open range in two years

The first Hyundai N Performance model is expected to be a hotted-up, all-wheel drive version of the next-generation Hyundai i30 hatch. How do we know? CarAdvice spoke with Albert Biermann, Hyundai’s recently-appointed head of vehicle test and high performance development, who made it fairly clear that Europe is the target for the first-ever N Performance car...

Hyundai i30 could be offered with 1.0-litre turbo three-cylinder

The Hyundai i30 could be set for a new high-tech, downsized petrol powerplant. Hyundai Motor Europe head of powertrain development, Dr Michael Winkler, told Australian media at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show that the Hyundai i30 small hatch could follow the lead of the European-market Kia Cee’d by being offered a three-cylinder engine...

2017 Hyundai i30 potentially spied

Our spy photographers have snapped pictures of what could be the next-generation Hyundai i30 hatchback. The new hatchback seems to share a lot in common with the Prius competitor that Hyundai is developing, and which our spies photographed at the beginning of June this year. From what we can see, the two vehicles feature closely related front ends with similar headlights...

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Hyundai i30 Owner Reviews

2008 Hyundai i30 Slx Review

This car wasn't meant for a farmer's wife, and its special features are driving me around the bend.1) It beeps incessantly if you haven't put the seatbelt on, which I don't need to do on our internal tracks. 2) It flattens the battery if you don't remove the ignition key to double lock the car, which I don't need to do and so sometimes forget...

2012 Hyundai i30 Premium Review

Hyundai i30 is a solid car that handles very well. It has just one issue but it is major and costly. Hyundai claims via the fuel sticker city consumption of 9.7L / 100K. The reality is fuel consumption of 12.78L/100K measured over 9 months and approximately 12 refills. I have kept all records and receipts.That is 35% more than what buyers have been told...

2013 Hyundai i30 Sr Review

Coming up to 2 years of ownership, I thought I would share a small review on of my I30 SR Auto. Being my first brand new car, I have been very pleased with my purchase. It has travelled 36,000km and has not had a single hiccup while driving. Since day 1 I have only ever put BP Ultimate (I know its not recommended, but it is all I've ever used in my past vehicles) and have had it serviced every 7,500km (Just a preference I have)...

2015 Hyundai i30 Active X Review

My stock-standard Hyundai i30 ActiveX/Series II GD3, 1.8l petrol unit cost me less than $23K on-road and has proven to be a very enjoyable car to drive, both in city and country traffic. The i30 is very 'nimble' and the 1.8l motor has proven to be a very free-revving unit (I use 98 Octane/Shell V-Power) with more than adequate power in traffic and for over-taking on the freeway...

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Hyundai i30 Galleries

Hyundai i30 Turbo Review: first drive

Hyundai i30 Turbo Review: first drive

2017 Hyundai i30 potentially spied

2017 Hyundai i30 potentially spied

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