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Facelifted five-door car goes entirely mild hybrid, with line-up starting from £20,695
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24 September 2020

Hyundai has announced UK pricing and specifications for the refreshed i30 hatchback and fastback, ahead of the start of customer delivieries.

The Volkswagen Golf rival's mid-life refresh aims to help it face off newer rivals with a redesigned exterior, more advanced safety and connectivity tech, and new mild-hybrid engines.

The hatchback line-up now begins with SE Connect trim, on sale from £20,695. This includes 16in alloy wheels, automatic headlights with LED daytime running lights, electric folding door mirrors and an 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. A rear-view camera, rear parking sensors and front and rear electric windows also come as standard. 

SE Connect cars can be specified with a 48V mild-hybrid 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol, producing 118bhp and paired exclusively with a six-speed manual transmission, or a 134bhp 1.6-litre mild-hybrid diesel with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearbox.

The i30 Premium models begin at £23,695, with petrol-powered cars gaining the option of an automatic transmission. Equipment includes 17in alloy wheels, LED headlights and tail-lights, an upgraded 10.25in touchscreen infotainment system and 7.0in digital instrument cluster, along with heated front seats, front parking sensors and wireless smartphone charging.

Top-spec i30 N Line models receive a sporty bodykit, 18in alloy wheels, N Line interior upholstery and a bespoke steering wheel and gearlever. The trim will be launched with a 156bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged mild-hybrid petrol engine and can be equipped with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. Prices start at £24,695.

 

The refreshed i30 receives a wider grille with a new 3D pattern, slimmer headlights and new bumpers for both the five-door hatchback and fastback model. The sportier N Line variant is more distinct, too, with a different grille design among a series of alterations. 

Fresh colours also feature and there is new interior tech, such as a variety of Hyundai's connected car functions. New safety kit includes Lane Following Assist, Rear Collision Avoidance Assist and Leading Vehicle Departure Alert.

Customer deliveries are expected towards the end of the year. The hot i30 N hatchback and fastback will then follow with their own set of updates.

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gavsmit 24 September 2020

Another mild refresh another huge price hike

This car started at £17,400 before this refresh. It now starts at £3295 above that.

And there's pointless / more to go wrong hybrid stuff too - and before anyone says a hybrid is less likely to go wrong than a complex turbo engine, these hybrids still have turbo engines as well!

I was turned off by the styling of this refresh which has ruined a reasonably attractive car, but now there's so much more to be disappointed with too.

 

xxxx 24 September 2020

Pretty dull from the outside to the inside

I was also hoping the days of stuck on tablets was over. Looks like its Hybrid or nothing as well 

FastRenaultFan 27 February 2020

Just not a fan of Hyundai's new front grills at all

Is me or is there something cartoonish about that picture of the 130 or maybe its just got mat paint on it but it just looks dull. 

I actually prefer the Kia Ceed both in side and outside over this current model I30. 

In fact Kia seem to be making the better cars of the two big Korean company's at the moment.

The Pro-Ceed is a stunner and the Stinger looks great as well. 

Then they have the X-Ceed which is not bad if you lik it.

The Sportage is good too if a bit dull inside. Hyunda have the better of the two cars there no doubt with the Tucson but otherwise if I had to I would choose any other Kia over the equivelant Hyundai. 

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