10 December 2007

2008 Hyundai I30 India

News, pictures, reviews, and announcement of the new car from Hyundai has been released and flying all over the internet, after a good response of the i10, Hyundai will be bringing most of their new series, and one of them is the i30 which will soon make to India, maybe in mid-2008. The sporty wagon will be placed in a dead region of the upper high hatch, that is the SRV segment where there will be more competition heading, like the Honda Jazz, Toyota Yaris.

The I30 was first a concept code named FD, and now the official images are released. There are some sporty cracks who would like to get their hands on this bad boy and strike the road. But they will have to wait a little. The Hyundai i30 is said to be the hatch of Elantra, just like the SRV which is the hatch of the Optra.

The I30 has a choice of 2 engines – petrol and a diesel. The 2.0L CRDi Diesel engine will produce 138 bhp and a torque of 304Nm, incredible! Pah! And the 1.6L Petrol engine said to produce 120bhp at 154Nm of torque. It has more power and Torque than the Chevrolet SRV.

The Hyundai I30 might come in an automatic transmission and a 5-speed manual.
Sleek, Sporty as it looks like, the design shares with its cousin – the Kia Cee’d. Made for Europe, the car’s build quality is not that much appreciated. Strong lines and curves along with a broad figure, delivers a low sporty styling. Design and styling done in the Hyundai Motor Europe Design and Technical Center in Russelsheim, Germany, the I30 is a true European design from Europe inside and outside. Wiped away headlights and swift lines along the back with huge tail-lamps bring back the beauty of the car. The rear is armored with heavy lines.

Some of the features are spoilers with brake lights, antenna, defogger, pull out door handle, Body colored side view mirrors.

The I30 is said to have enormous space, and provides a range of features. Starting with the traditional vertical Air-Con Vents from the Elantra, the glove box comes with a cooler and the instrument cluster comes with a light that doesn’t strain your eyes and a digital meter that shows fuel, kms, etc. The Steering wheels is also from the new Elantra with controls in it. The dash is made clean with colors of coal, silver and lights of blue. The I30 comes with a lot of storage compartments; it is said to have 20 storage compartments. There is an armrest for the driver which has a different compartment if opened.

The I30 has a good legroom and can accompany 5 adults easily. The boot of the I30 is huge. Well you can see it for yourself in the picture given. The I30 also come with dual airbags and ABS for Safety.

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Anonymous said...

when is it coming to india and what is the tentative price?

Latha said...

When I30 is coming to India. What is the tentative price of this i30 Car.Please let us know the information.email ID latsmenon@gmail.com

Latha said...

When is I30 going to be launched in India. Would like to know the tentative price and when the booking is going to start.please let me know.latsmenon@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

please let me know the price & mileage of this car & when its going to be launched on sharma.chits@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

when is the i30 going to launched in India?what would be its approx. price??

NITISH said...

hamare ghar bhej do

Tom said...

WE CANT MAKE A DECISION WEATHER TO TAKE i20 or i30 Bcoz still we dont know when its going to be in India.Just tell me the minimum price level FAST @ tomcruise457@gmail.com


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