The new Hyundai i30 will celebrate its premiere on March 3 at the Geneva International Motor Show. The series facelift now has gasoline and diesel engines with a 48-volt mild hybrid system. At slow speeds and in navigation phases, you can move the zero-emission five-door car.
Hyundai i30 (2020) with many improvements
In addition, the extended safety and comfort features of SmartSense, for example Traffic Jam Assist including Adaptive Cruise Control, Cross Traffic Warning or Emergency Braking and Blind Spot Assist, as well as an improved exterior and interior design are available. available to customers. According to the manufacturer, the goal is to build an equally elegant, slim and sporty compact class car. The front apron has been redesigned and the radiator grille has been modified with a 3D honeycomb structure.
Also new are the LED headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights in a striking V-shape. The LED taillights are also V-shaped. The car rolls down the streets on 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside, you can choose from eight individual design options.
With the new edition of the i30, the 7-inch instrument panel in the interior reaches the customer completely digitally. The center of the cabin is formed by a 10.25-inch touch screen element, where the navigation system is also integrated.
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are on board so you can optimally connect your smartphone to the new Hyundai compact car. A charging tray in the center console allows the smartphone to be charged wirelessly using the QI standard.
Have multiple engines
Entry to the i30 class is now possible via a 1.5-liter four-cylinder with double injection and an output of 81 kW (110 hp). This is followed by the three-cylinder 1.0 T-GDi with 88 kW (120 PS), which Hyundai also offers with mild hybrid technology. The standard is a mild hybrid for the four-cylinder 1.5 T-GDi with 118 kW (160 PS) and for two diesel models (1.6 CRDi). They produce 85 kW (115 hp) or 100 kW (136 hp) with the mild hybrid system. With the exception of the base model, all new i30s are not only available with a six-speed manual transmission, but also optionally with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Hyundai customers can choose from nine different colors for the exterior design. At what price the new i30 will be available to customers and when it will be available, Hyundai doesn’t want to reveal anything until the next car show in Switzerland.
Hyundai i30 as N Line
By the way, if you like it more sporty, you can also buy the 2020 Hyundai i30 as an N Line model. The N Line is inspired by motorsports and is available for the first time as a pickup for the Hyundai i30, optionally with 17-inch or 18-inch tires. When it comes to the engine, you can choose between 1.5 T-GDi (118 kW / 160 hp) and 1.6 CRDi diesel (100 kW / 136 hp).
Among other things, the wider grill is striking. The enlarged bottom dominates the front apron and gives the i30 N Line a powerful expression with rather massive air intakes at the side ends. According to the manufacturer, the wings that appear to float in these openings improve aerodynamics.