Menu
Lifestyle

Upgraded 2017 Hyundai i30 priced from $20,950

The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month.
The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month. Brian Hausler

HYUNDAI is launching an out-out offensive with the new i30 to be launched late this month priced from $20,950.

That's a reduction of $500 on the outgoing base model, but when the new Hyundai i30 arrives it will come standard with equipment which will have the tech-savvy salivating - including and integrated satnav system with eight-inch touch screen, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and digital radio.

Automatic versions of the base Active will start from $23,250.

Key competition still comes from sister company Kia with its Cerato ($19,990 drive-away), as well as the Mazda3 Neo ($20,490), Toyota Corolla Ascent ($20,190) and the Volkswagen Golf 92TSI ($22,840).

Early drives of overseas left-hand drive offerings have lauded the new i30 for its dexterity.

The new 2.0-litre petrol engine develops 13kW more power and 28Nm more torque than the 1.8-litre MPi engine it replaces.

Other additions to the new i30 Active specification over the outgoing GD Active include 16-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, automatic headlights, hill-start assist and a tyre pressure monitoring system.

The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month.
The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month. Brian Hausler

2017 Hyundai i30 pricing

2.0-litre petrol

Active (m) $20,950

Active (a) $23,250

1.6 diesel

Active (m) $23,450

Actove (a) $25,950

Elite (a) $28,950

Premium (a) $33,950

1.6-litre turbo petrol

SR (m) $25,950

SR (a) $28,950

SR Premium (a) $33,950

"We have built outstanding quality and value into the new i30, not just at the entry level but across the range,” said Hyundai Motor Company Australia chief executive officer, JW Lee.

"Quality is what buyers demand and expect, and it is inherent in the new i30, its refinement, comfort, handling, performance, safety and practicality. In all of these respects, along with its superb design, we believe the new Hyundai i30 is competitive with the very best in the class from a product perspective, while simultaneously extending Hyundai's value leadership.”

The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month.
The 2017 Hyundai i30 will be launched this month. info@tonicfilms.tv

Topics:  future models hyundai i30 motoring



RSL hosting essay competition

WELL DONE: Previous essay competition winner Colbie Cameron with former RSL Sub-branch president Kevin Jones OAM.

Question asks why is Anzac Day important?

Rebels real-life warrior on the mend after surgery

AT LEFT: South Grafton Rebels captain Grant Stevens runs into a Matt Cheeseman tackle against the Coffs Harbour Comets during the 2017 Group 2 season. ABOVE: Stevens knee after the successful surgery this week.

After putting up with pain for years, Stevens forced into surgery.

Scholarship places student on diet path

Zari Cansdell receives the Frank Glasson Memorial Scholarship plaque by Don Philbrook from the Grafton Midday Rotary Club.

Scholarship helps pave the way to Cansdell's university dream

Local Partners

Mystery over ‘home birth’ death

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a Queensland mum who died delivering her sixth child after making plans to spend some of the labour at home.

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Monsteras feature striking foliage.

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

Bathurst 12-hour: the other great race at Mount Panorama

Spectacular backdrop: Mount Panorama will be open for business again soon. Pic: Supplied.

Get set for some exciting production car racing.

Local couple share what makes a marriage last for 50 years

LIFE WITH LAUGHTER: Carol and Allan Pease look back. Carol said "I was always in love with him”.

Carol and Allan Pease celebrated with family.

Big question about Ardern's pregnancy

 In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, embraces her partner Clarke Gayford after speaking to well-wishers in front of the parliament in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern announced on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 that she expecting her first child in June. AP Photo/Nick Perry.

This is a both a significant moment in history, and a mundane one.

Facebook ‘birth’ post: ‘Disturbing and creepy’

A Denver woman created a hilarious 'birth' photoshoot to announce the arrival of her new kitten. (Elizabeth Woods-Darby) Celebrating Beloved Cats Everywhere. Credit - Various via Storyful

LUCY Shultz and her boyfriend pose for pictures typical of any new parents with...