The new generation Hyundai i30 goes on sale today in the UK with prices starting at £14,495 for the entry-level 1.4 (100ps) Classic model and rise to £20,795 for the 1.6 CRDi (110ps) Auto Style Nav.
At the launch there will be four engines to choose from - engines (two petrol and two diesels) with five power outputs ranging from 90 to 128ps and four trim levels - Classic, Active, Style and Style Nav.
Blue Drive technologies help the diesel i30 1.6 CRDi (110ps) achieve 97g/km of CO₂, which is 18g/km less than the outgoing model. Where the 128ps 1.6-litre turbo diesel returns combined economy and emission figures of 74.3 mpg and 100 g/km.
New Generation i30 is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor which in turn means more interior space and headroom. The boot space has been increased by 11% with the seats up (378 litres) and 5% with them down.
Hyundai i30 Classic – prices from £ 14,495 - £ 16,895
Comes with Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, front fog lights, LED daytime running lights, steering wheel audio and phone controls, manual air conditioning, electrically adjustable, heated, body coloured door mirrors, electric front windows, RDS radio/CD with MP3, iPod, Aux and USB connectivity, and height-adjustable driver's seat.
Hyundai i30 Active – prices from £ 15,595 - £ 18,795
Gains alloys wheels, cruise control with speed limiter, electric rear windows, leather steering wheel and rear parking sensors.
Hyundai i30 Style – prices from £ 16,595 - £ 19,795
Adds 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, static cornering lights, automatic lights and wipers, electrically folding door mirrors with integrated LED indicators, two additional audio speakers and front parking sensors.
Hyundai i30 Style Nav – prices from £ 17, 595 - £ 20,795
In addition to the above Style Nav models feature a touch screen satellite navigation system plus rear-view camera with parking guidance mode. Located atop the centre stack, the sat-nav system is displayed via a 7-inch screen.
Factory-fitted options will include metallic or pearlescent paint - plus three 'option packs' available exclusively for range-topping Style and Style Nav models.
For example the £750 - 'Convenience Pack' adds keyless entry with engine start/stop button, automatically folding door mirrors with LED indicators and puddle lights, plus chrome exterior door handles with illumination.
The £1,000 - ‘Individual Pack' includes leather upholstery (artificial leather centre armrest, artificial leather instrument binnacle cover and artificial leather door centre trims), and a supervision instrument cluster with LCD colour display.
The new generation i30 is protected by Hyundai’s Five Year Triple Care assurance – a combination of a five-year unlimited warranty, five years of roadside assistance and five years of vehicle health checks.Published 12 March 2012