The new Hyundai i30 is even more elegant
Hyundai has unveiled new information about the new i30, which will premiere at the International Motor Show in Geneva. The new Hyundai i30 will get a new design and advanced communication systems. It will also offer an electrified 48-volt hybrid system that will provide better performance.
Hyundai is also updating N Line versions for the i30 model. In the summer of 2020, a sports version will be available for the i30 Wagon for the first time. Features inspired by the sporty i30 N will also be available on the i30 Hatchback and i30 Fastback.
“After listening to our customers, we realized that there is a need for a safe and reliable C-segment vehicle that also offers modern connectivity and an efficient drivetrain, as well as an attractive appearance. The new i30 meets the needs of our customers and at the same time is available at an attractive price.” Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, vice president of marketing and products, Hyundai Motor Europe, said.
Modern Hyundai i30 exterior
The appearance of the new i30 is bold and elegant at the same time, which makes it more emotional. A redesigned front bumper and redesigned cascading grille make the car appear wider and give the new i30 a sportier look.
New, slimmer LED headlights and new distinctive V-shaped LED daytime running lights complete the modern front end. Also new is the rear end of the new i30 with an improved aerodynamic bumper. The rear LED combination lamps are also V-shaped to create a symmetrical effect between front and rear.
The new i30 features all-new two-tone 16-inch or 17-inch alloy wheels that make the side view of the new i30 even more attractive.
N Line available for all body types
The dynamic, motorsport-inspired version of the N Line has received a comprehensive redesign on the i30 Hatchback and Fastback models. In addition, the N Line version is available for the first time for the new i30 Wagon. This means that the N Line version will be available for all three Hyundai i30 body styles.
The new i30 N Line features a fresh, bold design and even sportier styling. At the front, the new i30 N Line features a wider cascading grille, new headlights and a custom N Line front bumper. Inspired by aviation, the lower central air intake, which now dominates the bumper area, has been enlarged to accentuate the sporty silhouette. The side air intakes are accentuated by covers that improve aerodynamics.
The completely redesigned rear bumper emphasizes the dynamic character of the N Line. The wide diffuser lends a sporty expression and impresses, while the low-set fog lamps lower the car visually.
The new i30 N Line will be available with new 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels that give a dynamic look even when stationary.
In addition, the new i30 N Line in Hatchback and Fastback versions has new suspension and steering settings, which in combination with 1.5 T-GDi 160 hp engines. and 1.6 CRDi 136 hp provide better performance.
Three new body colors
The new i30 is available in three new body colors: Dark Night, Silky Bronze and Sunset Red. In addition, six existing colors will be available: Polar White, Phantom Black, Engine Red, Stellar Blue, Platinum Silver and Olivine Grey.
Available varnish colors:
- Dark night
- Silky bronze
- Red sunset
- polar white
- ghost black
- red movement
- starry blue
- Platinum Silver
- Olivine Gray
The interior of the new i30 features more refined and modern air vents.
Three new interior colors have been added: Pewter Grey, Ebony Brown and Charcoal Grey. Black trim will also continue to be available. The seats can be upholstered in fabric, leather or semi-leather, with a total of eight combinations available.
Available interior colors:
- Pewter Gray
- Ebony Brown
- charcoal gray
- Black special
The new i30 offers state-of-the-art connectivity. A new 7-inch digital instrument cluster and a new 10.25-inch touchscreen navigation system provide a safer driving experience and provide the driver with more customization options. The new i30 also offers full compatibility with Android Auto and Apple Car Play, and wireless phone connectivity will be introduced in Summer 2020. The new i30 also offers wireless phone charging.
With Bluelink, Hyundai customers can access real-time data such as traffic information, parking information, local gas station information and fuel prices. Part of the Bluelink system is an app for phones.
Bluelink Connectivity Services
The new Hyundai i30 is equipped with Hyundai Bluelink technology, which provides a wide range of communication services such as Hyundai LIVE, as well as remote functions controlled through the Bluelink smartphone app.
Along with the navigation system, customers receive a 5-year free subscription to Bluelink and Hyundai Live.
- Hyundai LIVE Services:
- real-time traffic information from TomTom, available gas stations/parking spaces (with prices) and weather forecasts
- Online Voice Recognition: Online voice recognition (powered by cloud data technology) with spoken language understanding
- Hyundai Bluelink Services:
- Vehicle location: The driver can easily locate his vehicle in an unfamiliar environment.
- Remote services: the driver can lock/unlock the car remotely
- Send data to car: send destination data to car
- Protection: notification when the alarm is triggered in the car
- Inspections: receive vehicle reports (eg tire pressure), driving information.
Security systems you can trust
The new i30 comes with the Hyundai SmartSense safety package that makes it safer and more comfortable than ever before. Lane Keeping Assist (LFA) automatically adjusts the steering to keep the vehicle in the center of the lane. Cross Traffic Alert Assist (RCA) can apply the brakes when reversing to avoid a collision. Also new to the i30 is Vehicle Departure Warning (LVDA). This system alerts the driver when a vehicle in front of them, for example at a traffic light, starts moving and the i30 driver does not react quickly enough.
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSD) has also been improved. Now, in addition to alerting vehicles in blind spots, the i30 also offers Active Blind Spot Monitor (BCA) that can react to avoid a collision. Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA) has been improved to recognize cyclists as well. As with the previous model, the new Hyundai i30, in addition to the aforementioned safety innovations, is also equipped with: Driver Attention Assist (DAW), High Beam Assist (HBA), Intelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW) and Restraint Assist. in the lane. Assistant (LKA).
Features of the Hyundai SmartSense safety and driving assistance systems:
- New Lane Keeping Assist (LFA)
- New Cross Traffic Alert Assistant (RCCA)
- New Vehicle Departure Warning (LDVA)
- New Active Blind Spot Monitor (BCA)
- Forward Collision Avoidance (FCA), now also with pedestrian and cyclist detection
- Driver Awareness Monitoring System (DAW)
- High Beam Assistant (HBA)
- Intelligent Speed Limit Warning (ISLW)
- Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
In addition, the new Hyundai i30 will also feature an eCall feature that allows car occupants to contact emergency services at the touch of a button. In addition, the system is activated automatically when the airbags are deployed.
Each of these safety systems has been designed to make Hyundai vehicles safer and to enhance the sense of security for the driver and passengers. For even more peace of mind, the new Hyundai i30 comes with a 5-year, unlimited mileage warranty.
Increased efficiency and better performance with new engine range
The new i30 features an expanded range of powertrains, giving buyers even more choice. The base unit is a brand new 1.5 MPi petrol engine with 110 hp, paired with a six-speed manual transmission (6MT).
1.0 T-GDi petrol engine with 120 hp will be available with a six-speed manual transmission (6MT) as well as a new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT). The 1.0 T-GDi is also available with a fuel-saving 48-volt hybrid powertrain and a six-speed intelligent manual transmission (6iMT).
iMT decouples the engine from the transmission when the driver releases the accelerator pedal, allowing the vehicle to coast and reduce fuel consumption. For those who prefer automatic transmissions, there are versions with a 48-volt hybrid powertrain paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT).
1.6 CRDi diesel engine with 115 hp will be available with a six-speed manual transmission (6MT) and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT).
1.6 CRDi diesel engine with 136 hp paired as standard with a 48-volt hybrid powertrain paired with a six-speed intelligent manual transmission (6iMT) or a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT).
The top engine in the i30 range, the 160hp 1.5 T-GDi, comes standard with a 48V hybrid powertrain and is available with a six-speed Intelligent Manual Transmission (6iMT) or a seven-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (7DCT) .