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Hyundai i30

(2017 - present)

The Hyundai i30 is a mid-sized family car range that consists of hatchback, liftback (i30 Fastback) and estate (i30 Tourer) body styles. The current model is the third generation i30, launched in late 2016 before going on sale in the UK in early 2017.

There is a high-performance version of the i30, called the i30 N. We are building a separate page for this model so check back soon.

The Hyundai i30 has received average to good reviews from the UK motoring media, and ranks right in the middle of the midfield for this sector. It has been praised for its practicality and low running costs, although has been criticised for a lack of driver appeal compared to some of its rivals.

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Body style: Five-door hatch, liftback and estate
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £17,130 on-road

Launched: Winter 2016/17
Last updated: Spring 2019
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: July 2017

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88%

ADULT OCCUPANT

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84%

CHILD OCCUPANT

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64%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

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68%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

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Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Hyundai i30 has received

2018

  • Tow Car Awards – Fuel Economy award (i30 Tourer)

2017

  • Tow Car Awards – Best Ultralight Tow Car

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