Get out of the mainstream with the new Hyundai i30

Looking for a unique hatchback that will turn heads? Why not consider the sleek new Hyundai i30? Beautifully designed and featuring flex steer, the Hyundai i30 for sale comes standard with tons of awesome goodies and stunning safety features.

Good looking in every way, the i30 Hyundai even offers an eight litre glovebox that has a specially installed vent that helps to keep your bottled drinks cool.

This funky hot hatch is available in seven colours: Sleek Silver, Clean Blue, Santorini Blue, Steel Grey, Total Black, Tropic Red and Creamy White.


Hyundai i30 Highlights

The 2015 Hyundai i30 boasts a number of features that sets it apart from its competitors. The i30 Hyundai is all about safety, featuring six airbags that will deploy in order to protect the passengers and driver in the event of an accident. Having a five star Euro NCAP rating, this Hyundai gives the driver and its passengers a safe cocoon should an accident occur.

With a six speed gearbox that gives you smooth gear changes, this beautifully designed vehicle has an improved fuel efficiency as well as a reduced CO2 emission.

Featuring Flex Steer, you have the option of steering the steering mode of the i30 to suit your driving conditions. With an easy mode changer located right on the steering wheel you can choose sport mode, normal mode or comfort mode.

Another awesome highlight of the i30 is its sensors integrated into its rear bumper. While in reverse gear, an alarm will sound in instances where objects are detected behind you.

The Exterior of Hyundai i30

Adopting a new design philosophy, the i30 is truly masterfully designed. With long, flowing lines and unmistakable characteristics, the i30 boasts a European design team inspired by the form and flow seen in nature.

The i30 also comes standard with an aerodynamic rear spoiler that adds a touch of sporty sophistication to the model. These rear spoilers are not just pretty, but increases safety through its high mounted LED brake light.


The Hyundai i30 for sale also features electric folding mirrors and 16 inch alloy wheels that were exclusively designed for this model. You also have the option of 17 inch alloy wheels which are finished in chrome, creating a sportier look.

Giving you a more superior vision, the sleek headlamps on the i30 beautifully matches the sleek, flowing lines of the 2015 model, rounding off its uniquely styled look.

i30 Hyundai Interior

If you are looking for comfort, beauty and luxury, the Hyundai i30 for sale might be the car you’ve been waiting for. Using high quality materials and incorporating beautifully modern and sophisticated design features, the interior of this car is unmatched by others in its class.

Starting off with the three spoke steering wheel, the i30 features easy-to-use controls including Bluetooth, Auto Cruise Control, Flex Steer Settings and Audio Controls, with the driver’s panel and duel cylinder instrument cluster featuring soft, blue tones and a funky-fun look.

hyundai-i30 interior

This 2015 model also features a number of luxury features like climate control that includes an automatic window defogger, air conditioning with dual zones and a system that helps to filter out all the dust and other pollutants from the air entering your vehicle.

You will also find a beautifully rounded off panel on the driver door containing your automatic window controls as well as the controls for your outside mirrors.

Other stunning interior features of the i30 includes alloy pedals (in the 1.8l Executive), a twelve volt power outlet, an Aux port and dual ports for your USB or iPod.


Hyundai i30 Specs

This hot hatch is available with three six speed engine choices that includes the 1.6 Premium Manual Petrol, the 1.6 Premium Automatic Petrol and the 1.8 Executive Manual Petrol engine.

All three models are fitted with McPherson type strut with stabiliser bar and coil spring suspension in the front and a coupled Torison beam axle with coils springs suspension in the rear. These models are also fitted with gas filled telescopic hydraulic double acting front and rear shock absorbers.

1.6 Premium Manual Petrol 1.6 Premium Automatic Petrol 1.8 Executive Manual Petrol
Displacement 1591 CC 1591 CC 1797 CC
Maximum Power 95 kW @ 6300 rpm 95 kW @ 6300 rpm 110 kW @ 6500 rpm
Maximum Torque 157 Nm @ 4850 rpm 157 Nm @ 4850 rpm 178 Nm @ 4700 rpm
Combined Cycle Fuel Consumption 6.4 l / 100 km 6.8 l / 100 km 6.5 l / 100 km
Combined Cycle CO2 Emissions 152 g / km 173 g / km 157 g / km
Maximum Speed 195 km/h 192 km/h 195 km/h
0 – 100 km/h 10.5 seconds 11.5 seconds 9.7 seconds
Braking (from 100 kph to 0 kph) 43.0 meters 43.0 meters 43.0 meters

All three these models come with loads of standards including ABS, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), active Yaw control (AYC), Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM).

In terms of safety, all Hyundai i30 models have front and rear crumple zones, a uni-body construction and side impact beams for protection. These models also include manual headlight levelling, side indicators on the mirrors and are fitted with halogen headlights.

The i30 Hyundai comes standard with central locking, remote keyless entry, speed sensitive automatic locking (at 15 km/h), impact door unlock as well as a transponder immobiliser.

It has an overall length of 4 300 millimetres, an overall width of 1780 millimetres, a ground clearance of 140 millimetres and a wheelbase of 2 650 millimetres.


Accessorise your i30

Hyundai offers a number of accessories for your i30. In terms of security and safety you have the options of a Wheel Lock Nut set that will help to protect your alloys from being stolen (prices at R790.00), and Safety Film for your windows, also giving you more privacy with its tinted look (priced at R 2 580.00).

In terms of storage and transport you have a number of options available. From a detachable tow bar (priced at R 6 990.00) and a Bike Carrier Pro-Ride mounted on the roof of your vehicle (priced at R 2 400.00), to a Storage Box mounted on your roof (priced at R 8 300.00) and a Thule Roof Rack (priced at R 4 300.00).

Convenience accessories available for the Hyundai i30 includes a cell phone cradle perfect when driving (priced at R 360.00) and park assist in the front of your vehicle (priced at R 3 800.00).

You also have styling options when buying your i30 Hyundai. These options includes a headlight guard (priced at R 1500.00), a slim-line window visor (priced at R1 800.00) and a guard for your bonnet (which is priced at R 1 700.00).


Hyundai i30 Price

The Hyundai i30 for sale is available in three models. The 1.6 Premium Manual Petrol is available from R 284 900.00 while the 1.6 Premium Automatic Petrol has a starting price of R 304 900.00. If you are interested in the 1.8 Executive Manual Petrol you can expect a starting price of R 304 900.00.


Contending with the i30

There are a number of manufacturers today producing a range of hot hatches. For a comparison, we take a look at the Ford Fiesta (1.6 TDCi Ambiente), the New Focus (1.0 Ecoboost 5 Door) and the Toyota Yaris (1.5 Hybrid).

Hyundai i30(1.6 Premium Manual) Ford Fiesta(1.6 TDCi Ambiente) New Focus(1.0 Ecoboost Trend 5 Door) Toyota Yaris(1.5 Hybrid)
Power 95 kW @ 6300 rpm 70 kW @ 3800 rpm 92 kW @ 6000 rpm 55 kW @ 4800 rpm
Torque 157 Nm @ 4850 rpm 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm 170 Nm @ 1400 – 4500 rpm 111 Nm @ 3600 – 4400 rpm
0 – 100 km/h 10.5 seconds 11.7 seconds 11.1 seconds 11.8 seconds
Top Speed 195 km/h 181 km/h 192 km/h 165 km/h
Combined Cycle Fuel Consumption 6.4 l / 100 km 3.6 l / 100 km 5.0 l / 100 km 3.6 l / 100 km
Starting Price R 284 900.00 R 221 900.00 R 240 900.00 R 277 000.00

Are you interested in Hyundai used cars? Or are you ready to find a Hyundai i30 for sale? Auto Mart is perfect for finding a Hyundai i30 price that will suit your pocket without cramping your style.


Annabel Schoeman

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