The Hyundai i30 hatchback has a new look for 2021. Both the interior and the car’s technology have changed to help the model stay fresh and remain competitive in the small hatchback market.
The Hyundai i30 now has a new base, and although it is slightly more expensive, it now has a fuller set of safety features. In addition, the $3000 additional cost makes for a standard package where before it was only available as a part of an $1800 added option package.
The model is an Active to an Elite version and an N Line and N Line Premium version with a sportier look. All versions are available in both manual and automatic transmissions.
In general, the price of the Hyundai i30 remains similar to prior models, except there is an approximate additional $3000 cost due to standard safety features now included in the standard car features. Prices will of course fluctuate depending on the country and city you are located.
The 2021 Hyundai i30 has a slim modern front with slash-like headlights and daytime running lights. On the other hand, the N line and Premium have sporty styles with a convenient slim style that allows the car to drive in most areas, even on the narrowest streets.
The high-end models have a high-tech infotainment system that sits next to the new digital instruments and interestingly designed dashboards.
Hyundai i30 Engine
There are two engines available in the i30 model. It comes with a standard 2.0 litre four-cylinder engine and comes with an astounding 120kW of power. The only difference is that it either comes in a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission engine.
The N Line models come with a 1.6 litre four-cylinder engine. It has a 150kW motor and comes with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed automatic transmission option.
The Hyundai i30, 2.0 litre engine, uses about 7L per 100km in the manual transmission and about 7.4L per 100km in the automatic version.
The car consumes 7.5 L per 100km in the N versions and the automatic 7.1L per 100 km.
The i30 Dimensions
The Active, Elite, and Premium versions measure 4,340 mm long and 1455mm tall. In width, it measures 1795 mm.
The N lines measure 4345mm long and 1453mm tall by 1795mm wide. The rear seats fold down, creating 1301L of volume space.
The Hyundai i30 2021 model has increased safety with autonomous emergency braking and forward-collision warnings for emergencies like a cyclist or pedestrian crossings. It also has a lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control in automatic models.
The i30 also comes with blind-spot assistant, rear traffic alert, and safe exit alerts.
The new Hyundai i30 has some impressive standard features, which include the following:
- Touchscreen infotainment system
- Bright instrument cluster screen
- Adaptive high beam headlights
- reverse camera and sensors
- Automatic headlight power on
- Daytime headlights
- Surround sound speakers
- Rear seat air vents
- Electronic parking brake
- Custom Features include:
- Leather seats
- Chrome trim
- Power mirrors
- Automatic windows
- 17-inch wheels
- Climate control options
- Rain sensing wipers
- Push-button starter
- Built-in satellite for the infotainment system
- Wireless phone charging
The 2020 i30 has some impressive features, but it does require maintenance every 12 months. Hyundai does offer a lifetime service warranty for the five initial years. The average cost of maintenance is about $280 and is relatively the same across all models. All in all, this is a nice vehicle that saves money on fuel and is cost-efficient. It is a good city driver that can offer flexibility for parking and any city mishap that could occur.
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