New i30 line-up pricing and specification revealed
The New i30 was officially unveiled in December, and Hyundai Motor UK have now revealed the pricing and specification of the range, including, for the first time, the i30 Turbo.
Priced from £15,195, the range starts with the i30 S, replacing the outgoing ‘Classic’ model, with standard equipment including; keyless entry, USB and AUX connections, Bluetooth connectivity with steering wheel remote control, and air conditioning. Based on the i30 S, the SE is available with additional features such as 16″ alloy wheels (subject to variant), auto cruise control with speed limiter, drivers electric lumbar support, rear parking sensors, leather steering wheel and gear knob. Prices for the i30 SE start at £16,495. Additionally, the SE Nav derivative will offer satellite navigation with rear view camera.
The i30 Premium will benefit from; HID headlights with auto leveling and AFLS, 17″ alloy wheels, leather seat facings, dual zone climate control, heated seats, heated steering wheel and smart key with engine start/stop button.
For the first time, Hyundai is launching the dynamic i30 Turbo featuring a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, which delivers 186PS and a 0-60 time of eight seconds. Standard equipment includes; 18″ alloy wheels, Turbo sports bodykit, Turbo badge, perforated leather steering wheel with red stitching, sports suspension, satellite navigation, black and red clot/artificial leather sports seats and LED rear tail lights. New i30 Turbo buyers can choose from either three-door or five-door bodystyles, which the rest of the i30 range will be available in five-door or Tourer form.
Tony Whitehorn, Hyundai Motor UK’s President and CEO, commented: “Current i30 has been huge hit for us in the UK, and New i30 is set to build on that success thanks to its updated design and unbeatable levels of standard equipment.
“Thanks to its 7DCT, New i30 delivers an extremely competitive economical performance, meaning that i30 offers a compromise-free package. The revised range will further boost the car’s appeal to customers in the UK, ultimately strengthening its presence in the C-segment,” concludes Whitehorn.
New i30 customers will have a choice of five engines, with power outputs ranging from 100PS to 186PS. Customers can choose between two diesel units, a 1.6-litre engine with two power outputs – 110PS or 136PS. Those who prefer petrol power can select from a 1.4-litre 100PS or 1.6-litre 120PS naturally-aspirated engine, or the new 1.6-litre 186PS Turbo-GDI engine. The 1.6-litre diesel can now be mated to Hyundai’s new seven-speed dual clutch transmission.
Order books for the New i30 range are now open and will be arriving in our showrooms from March 2015.