And another study by market research firm J.D. Power and Associates puts exterior styling as the third most frequently mentioned reason why new car owners choose a particular make and model.
Hyundai's DNA car in Europe
The i30 is designed to be a car for everyone, and early media feedback seems to reassure Hyundai's approach. The model has been described as an original, highly capable family hatchback, featuring a sophisticated European look. How did Hyundai achieve these goals? This requires a closer exploration of some of the new design features.
Our designers are driven by passion and enthusiasm, bringing pride and joy to Hyundai owners. You see and feel this spirit in the New Generation i30 - it is a proud statement.
A standout feature is, of course, the brand-new Cascading Grille at the front incorporating chrome-plated dots. This will be the signature look for the Hyundai family of cars in the future. The grille’s downward tapering design is inspired by the flow of molten steel. This striking visual presence is bolstered by a combination of the three-projector LED headlamps and the vertical LED daytime running lights.
An evolution of Hyundai's car design language
The long bonnet, roof silhouette, sleek lines, and rear spoiler all add to a compact and sporty look, an evolution of Hyundai Motor’s car design language. Precisely sculpted surfaces, the tapering outline and expressive details combine to create an appearance that is timeless and coherent with a choice of twelve exterior colour themes.
Advanced technology is also in the top ten reasons why car buyers choose to buy a model and they won’t be disappointed with what’s on offer inside the New Generation i30. Staying connected with their smartphones is taken care of with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto while the car also boasts a clever wireless charging pad. An 8-inch navigation display links to Live services for real-time traffic and travel data.
Hyundai's new hatchback will be part of a family of unique Hyundai models boasting this timeless look, designed to appeal to everyone.
1.4 MPI (100 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 5.6 - 5.4 l/100 km; urban: 6.8 - 6.6 l/100 km; extra-urban: 4.9 - 4.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 130 - 126 g/km
1.0 T-GDi (120 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 5.0 - 4.5 l/100 km; urban: 5.8 - 5.4 l/100 km; extra-urban: 4.6 - 4.0 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 115 - 103 g/km
1.4 T-GDi (140 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 5.5 - 4.8 l/100 km; urban: 6.6 - 5.9 l/100 km; extra-urban: 5.0 - 4.1 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 125 - 109 g/km
1.6 CRDi (95 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 3.8 - 3.6 l/100 km; urban: 4.1 – 4.0 l/100 km; extra-urban: 3.6 - 3.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 98 - 95 g/km
1.6 CRDi (110 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 4.1 - 3.4 l/100 km; urban: 4.4 – 3.8 l/100 km; extra-urban: 3.9 - 3.2 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 109 - 89 g/km
1.6 CRDi (136 PS): Fuel consumption combined: 4.1 - 3.8 l/100 km; urban: 4.4 - 4.2 l/100 km; extra-urban: 3.9 - 3.6 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 109 - 99 g/km