Hyundai has finally revealed the 2017 i30 before the Paris Auto Show, which is to be held later this month. The new i30 is based on the all-new design language and gets an all-new exterior and interior.
For the European car market, the new i30 will be available in, three petrol engines and one diesel engine. The petrol unit is a 1.4 L turbocharged engine, which produces 138hp of power and 242Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual clutch DCT transmission. The other petrol engines include a 1.0L three-cylinder turbocharged and 1.4 L petrol engine. The 1.0 L unit develops 118hp of power and 171 Nm of peak torque, while the 1.4 L unit produces 73hp of power and 134Nm of torque. Both motors are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
The diesel motor is a 1.6 L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which will be offered in three power figures 90hp,107hp and 134hp, mated to 6-speed manual and 7-speed dual clutch DCT transmission.
The 2017 Hyundai i30 features a cascading grille with sharp design effects applied to it. The car also gets LED headlights with DRLs and rides on either of the 15 inch,16- inch and 17-inch alloy wheels options, depending on the variant.
The interior of all new i30 varies according to car variants, with the lower trim featuring a 5.0 inch LCD touch-screen infotainment system with rear- view camera and Bluetooth connectivity, while the higher variant of i30 gets an 8.0-inch touch-screen navigation system. Both the infotainment systems are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
On the the safety front, Hyundai has equipped the all new i30 with the Auto Emergency Braking (AEB), adaptive cruise control, driver fatigue monitor, blind spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert, lane keeping assist, speed limit detector and high beam assist. In addition, the car gets 7 airbags for enhanced occupant safety.