Hyundai's all-new i40 estate will cost from £18,395 when it reaches UK showrooms in September.
The entry-level model will be equipped with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and in base Active trim undercuts Ford's entry-level Mondeo estate by £560 and Vauxhall's base Insignia estate by almost £1000.
Other engines in the i40 range include a 111bhp 1.7-litre diesel unit with 113g/km CO2 emissions and class-leading fuel economy of 65.7mpg. This engine costs from £19,395 in Active trim. A 134bhp version of the engine with 119g/km CO2 emissions is available from £20,195.
The other engine in the i40 estate's range is a 2.0-litre petrol unit that's available from £23,795 and is only available in top-spec Premium trim.
Standard equipment includes 16-inch alloys, Bluetooth connectivity, electric windows, an electric parking brake and a leather steering wheel.