The upgraded 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine continues to produce 85kW of power, but has been tweaked to now produce 260Nm of torque (up from 255Nm).
The four-speed automatic transmission carries over, while the standard manual variant has now been upgraded from a five-speed unit to a six-speed.
The Hyundai i30 CRDi manual now boasts a combined cycle fuel consumption of 4.5 litres/100km (down from 4.7 litres/100km), making it one of the most fuel efficient cars in the country.
The i30 diesel auto shaves 0.3 litres/100km off its previous mark, and is now rated at 5.7 litres/100km combined. CO2
emissions range from 119-154g/km, down from 125-159g/km.
Pricing and other specifications of the Hyundai i30 range remain unchanged.
Hyundai i30 diesel manufacturer’s list prices (excluding government and dealer charges):
- SX CRDi six-speed manual – $23,090
- SX CRDi four-speed auto – $25,090
- SX CRDi wagon six-speed manual – $24,590
- SX CRDi wagon four-speed auto – $26,590
- SLX CRDi six-speed manual – $26,590
- SLX CRDi four-speed auto – $28,590
- SLX CRDi wagon four-speed auto – $30,090