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Hyundai i30 1.6 Crdi Se 5Dr Diesel Hatchback

Hyundai i30 1.6 Crdi Se 5Dr Diesel Hatchback

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Ten Second Review

If, in choosing a Focus-sized Family Hatchback, you merely want to buy a very good one and pay as little as possible for it, then Hyundai has a proposition for you - its much improved third generation i30. With more efficient engines, a smarter look and the option of an impressive dual-clutch 7-speed auto gearbox, it's certainly a more competitive proposition than before. Spacious, sensibly-specced and value-laden, this is one car that all the other big volume manufacturers are keeping their eye on.

Background

Cast your mind back to 2007. That was the year the very first Hyundai i30 family hatchback appeared, a Focus-sized model that completely changed the way we thought about Korean cars. Since then, this Asian maker has transformed itself from budget brand to the point where it's now a mainstream quality choice. Can this significantly improved MK3 model i30 help Hyundai progress further in its relentless march to full automotive credibility? It's very firmly a product of evolution rather than revolution. But there's an upgraded engine line-up including a more efficient 1.4-litre T-GDI petrol powerplant. Buyers also get a high-tech dual-clutch 7-speed automatic transmission option. And cutting-edge standards of electronic safety and media connectivity. It all sounds quite promising doesn't it? But then, if this i30 is going to be able to keep pace in this closely-fought segment, it's going to need to be.

Driving Experience

The prospects look good. Let's look at the engines on offer - there are three petrol units and one diesel. If you're a mainstream buyer fuelling from the green pump, you'll be choosing between a couple of advanced T-GDI units, a three cylinder 1.0-litre 120PS variant and a four cylinder 140PS 1.4-litre derivative, which can be ordered either with a six-speed manual gearbox or 7speed DCT auto transmission. The same transmission choices are also offered to diesel folk, who get the 1.6-litre CRDi 110PS powerplant carried over from the previous generation line-up. At the top of the range, the i30 N hot hatch gets a 2.0 TGDI petrol unit developing either 250 or 275PS. We're already familiar with the 1.0 T-GDI powerplant from the i20 - here it develops 170Nm of torque. Newer to us though, is the 1.4 T-GDI variant. This unit puts out 242Nm of torque and works well with the dual-clutch transmission where it offers the user two drive modes: 'normal' and 'sport'. In 'sport' mode, you get a different shift pattern that holds gears longer before shifting, plus the steering provides a sporty feel and the throttle response is adapted. Hyundai says it's put a lot more work into ride and handling this time round, developing this car in Europe at venues like the famous Nurburgring Nordschliefe. This is where the marque's first high performance 'N'-branded i30 model was developed, a variant we'll see shortly. In more mainstream i30 variants, the completely reworked chassis should certainly make the car feel more responsive, aided by more accurate electric power steering that is supposed to be 10% more direct than before.

Design and Build

There's a choice of three i30 bodystyles, a five-door hatch, a 'Tourer' estate and a sleeker five-door 'Fastback' model. Either way, you'll find the front end marked by the brand's latest stylistic signature, its so-called 'Cascading Grille'. In combination with the three-projector LED headlamps and the vertical LED daytime running lights, this gives the car a much stronger visual presence than it had before. To further enhance this, projector-type front fog lamps are integrated into the air curtains. Under the skin, the structure is much stronger, with 53% of the framework now fashioned from Advanced High Strength Steel. It's much smarter and classier inside too. The floating screen of the optional eight-inch navigation touch screen on the dashboard integrates all navigation, media and connectivity features and there's a redesigned multifunction three-spoke steering wheel too. For enhanced comfort, the front seats can be heated or cooled in three stages. When customers choose power seats, these can be adjusted in 10-ways including lumber support. There's an optional panoramic glass roof to fit with the current segment trend. And bootspace has been slightly increased - to 395-litres. Overall seats-folded space is slightly down on before though, now rated at 1,301-litres. Versatility is enhanced with a practical two-stage luggage board and a ski hatch in the rear centre seat. Go for the Tourer estate version and you get a 602-litre boot, extendable to 1,650-litres.

Market and Model

Pricing starts from around £17,000 and goes up to well over £30,000 across the choice of five-door hatch, 'Tourer' estate, five-door 'Fastback' and i30 N variants. These figures underline the fact that Hyundai no longer feels the need to pitch its products against bargain brands. The 1.0 T-GDI 120PS petrol variant can be ordered in an entry-level 'S' guise but otherwise, the mainstream range is based around 'SE', 'SE Nav', 'Premium', 'Premium SE' and 'N Line' trim options. As for equipment levels across the range, well Hyundai isn't holding back. There's dual-zone climate control to ensure a comfortable environment for all occupants during long journeys. Plus niceties like a panoramic sunroof and a heated steering wheel are optional, as is a Navigation system you operate via an 8-inch touchscreen on the dash. Safety has been a particular feature of the development of this car. The key news is that all variants get Autonomous Emergency Braking, a system that scans the road ahead as you drive, the set-up looking for potential collision hazards. If one is detected, you'll be warned. If you don't respond - or aren't able to - the brakes will automatically be applied to decrease the severity of any resulting accident. Other key i30 safety features include a 'Driver Attention Alert' system, 'Smart Cruise Control', a 'Blind Spot Detector, 'Rear-Cross Traffic Alert', a 'Lane Keeping Assist System', a 'Speed Limit Information Function' and 'High Beam Assist'.

Cost of Ownership

The introduction of new engine technology has kept Hyundai right on the pace of the class best when it comes to efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions. These can be as low as 99g/km if you opt for the 1.6-litre CRDi diesel, which also manages 67.3mpg on the combined cycle. The 1.0-litre T-GDI petrol unit puts out 115g/km of CO2 and manages 48.7mpg. And the 1.4-litre T-GDI variant delivers 124g/km and 42.8mpg. Fuel saving technologies include Integrated Stop & Go (ISG), low rolling-resistance tyres, an alternator management system (AMS) and a drag-reducing 'active air flap' in the front grille, similar to the technology introduced on the Ford Focus. All of this is aided by a slippery drag coefficient and the 7DCT auto gearbox provides an improvement in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of up to 20% compared to a conventional six-gear automated transmission. Residual values of the old i30 suffered a little due to market oversupply which is a nice problem for Hyundai to have but one that can come back and bite them when looking for repeat business. That problem tailed off a little towards the end of the previous model's life when buyers were able to negotiate bigger discounts from the new list price, offsetting the depreciation somewhat.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Polar white
  • Solid - Engine red
  • Solid paint
  • Cloth - Black
  • Cloth - Black/slate grey
Specification
Body Glass
Rear wash/wipe
One touch facility on driver's window
Tinted glass with shade band
Adjustable intermittent wipers
Electric front and rear windows + anti trap + one touch
Black window surrounds
Brakes
ABS
Electronic Stability Programme
Traction control
EBD + Brake Assist
Hill start assist control (HAC)
Chassis/Suspension
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Communication
Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition
Driver Aids
PAS
Cruise control + speed limiter
Rear parking sensor
Lane departure warning system
Lane keep assist
Parking guidance system
Forward collision warning
Driver alert system
Parking system with rear camera and guidance system
Driver Convenience
Dusk sensor
Driver Information
Trip computer
Digital clock
Windscreen washer level indicator
Driving Mirrors
Electric folding door mirrors
Body colour door mirrors
Auto dimming rear view mirror
Electric adjustable heated door mirrors
Engine
Diesel particulate filter
Entertainment
6 speakers
DAB Digital radio
Radio/CD with MP3 and WMA compatibility
USB/aux input socket
Steering wheel mounted audio/phone controls
5" touchscreen
Exterior Body Features
Rear spoiler
Body colour door handles
Body coloured bumpers
Black front grille with chrome accent
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Headlamp levelling
Automatic headlights
Follow me home headlights
LED daytime running lights
Smart beam
Cornering headlights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning
Interior Features
Leather steering wheel
Cloth upholstery
Front and rear door pockets
Front cupholders
Front centre armrest with storage compartment
Height/reach adjustable steering column
Rear armrests with cupholder
Leather handbrake
Ski bag through loading
Leather gear knob
Chrome effect interior door handles
12V accessory power point in centre console
Sunglasses holder
12V socket in luggage compartment
Centre console storage
Variable boot floor
Glove compartment
Interior Lights
Luggage compartment lighting
Front map reading lights
Illuminated ignition key hole
Front and rear interior lights with delay
Safety
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Height adjustable front seatbelts
Front side airbags
Fasten seatbelt reminder
'Childproof' rear door locks
Passenger airbag deactivate switch
Active front headrests
Curtain airbags
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Tyre pressure monitor
Autonomous emergency braking
Seats
Driver's seat height adjuster
Front/rear adjustable head restraints
Driver's electric adjustable lumbar support
Isofix rear child seat fastenings
Front passenger seat height adjust
60/40 split folding flat to floor rear seats
Security
Immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central locking
Deadlocks
Folding key
Drive away door locking
Thatcham cat 2 ultrasonic alarm
Speed sensitive auto door locking
Vanity Mirrors
Driver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrors
Wheels - Alloy
16"10 spoke two tone alloy wheels
Wheels - Spare
Emergency spare wheel
Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)11
Engine Power - BHP110
Engine Power - KW81
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM4000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT207
Engine Torque - NM280
Engine Torque - RPM1500
Top Speed118

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