Hyundai i30 2017, all of the keys: this is the offensive of Hyundai against the SEAT León, Opel Astra and company

Hyundai launches new generation of its compact, of its proposal to the segment C. A new Hyundai i30 that you will face, soon, very soon, to heavy weights in a significant category, with rivals such as the Renault Mégane, SEAT Leon or Opel Astra. Mechanical changes, new design, new technology… time to get to know the new generation of the Hyundai i30, Hyundai i30 2017.

Softening the design, making it more mature:

The new Hyundai i30 has won quite a few points in what design is concerned, and has done so by betting on a design more mature which highlights the new front grille and marked nerve lateral that we find ourselves at the mid-height.

In its interior the change has been even more remarkable and that the difference exterior with respect to the previous Hyundai i30 is quite marked. Highlights the adoption of a screen floating touch but of course we cannot overlook neither the design of its steering wheel, or as correspond to the controls of the air conditioning and the aerators.

In their measures, the Hyundai i30 now boasts a length of 4.340 mm, width 1.795 mm, height 1.455 mm (1,450 mm in the version Echo) and a wheelbase of 2,650 mm weight (in vacuum) ranging from 1.169 kg to the of 1,263 kg, depending on the version and your trunk is 395 litres, 1.301 litre if you folded down the rear seats.

If we compare it with the outgoing version we find that it is slightly longer and wider, as well as a little lower while its trunk grows from the 378 litres that cubicaba above.

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let’s Talk about the engines of the new Hyundai i30 and its mechanics: using a new engine 1.4 petrol:

range of the Hyundai i30 2017 is conformed, by now, three versions gas and three versions diesel. This leaves us with the 1.4 MPi 100 hp, the 1.0 T-GDI (three cylinders) of 120 horsepower and the 1.4 T-GDI 140 horses while on the diesel the principal captures a 1.6 turbo is available with 95, 110 or 133 horses.

beyond these motors, which we will discuss in more detail, Hyundai promises a more effective, rapid and sensitive, by promising a more dynamic agile. the chassis of The Hyundai i30 is a new bill (all versions have a multi-link rear suspension) and has been accompanied by better brakes.

the body of The Hyundai i30 2017 is 28 kg lighter than its predecessor and 22% more rigid, something that will surely be noted in a step-by-curve is more suggestive.

What happens with the technology of the Hyundai i30?

Talking about the interior design of the Hyundai i30 we have already mentioned the emergence of a new touch screen on the dashboard, a screen that depending on the equipment will be for 5 or 8 inches.

There are also services Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, the inductive charging for smartphones, a browser service TomTom traffic in real-time or a rear-view camera.

In regard to security and technology the Hyundai i30 has braking system autonomous city, alert fatigue, cruise control, intelligent, alert “blind spot” traffic and rear cross-recognition of signals, assistant of road lighting and alert involuntary change lanes.

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A car very european: Hyundai confirms its commitment to the old continent

This new generation of the Hyundai i30 has been developed in Europe, where it has also been designed and tested. In addition will also be built in Europe, a market in which the brand came 25 years ago and where it aspires to be number one among asian firms.

plants in Turkey and Czech Republic and of course we do not forget the test centre that the brand has in Nürburgring where promises having run 10,000 km with the new engine 1.4 TGDI.