Hyundai i30 N Line Gets A More Affordable 1.0L Turbo Entry-Level Model

Hyundai has made the i30 N Line range more affordable with the introduction of a new base model in the United Kingdom.

It’s priced from £19,995 ($25,642/€22,729) and uses a 1.0-liter turbo-three engine, with a six-speed manual gearbox. The 120 PS (118 hp / 88 kW) and 171 Nm (126 lb-ft) of torque produced, provide it with a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) time of 11.1 seconds and a 190 km/h (118 mph) top speed.

Just like the i30 N Line powered by the 140 PS (138 hp / 103 kW) 1.4-liter engine, the new addition to the lineup has specific exterior styling. Included here are the exclusive bumpers, N Line badging, twin exhaust pipes, body-colored door handles, gloss black side mirror casings and smaller 17-inch wheels with Michelin tires.

Also Watch: Hyundai i30 Fastback N Is More Practical Than The Hatch, But Is It As Exciting?

Inside, this version of the compact hatchback has an N branded steering wheel and gearshift lever, N Line sports cloth seats and black headlining. The infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen display, DAB radio, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as the reversing camera, cruise control with speed limiter and keyless entry&go are standard.

Like all i30s, the new N Line 1.0-GDi variant features Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Attention Alert and Hill Start Assist Control.

With the addition of this trim level, the number of i30 N Line variants has gone up to five – this including the 1.4-liter T-GDi with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DCT, and the N Line + with the same transmission options.

Note: Hyundai i30 N Line 1.4 T-GDi shown in the Gallery

 

more photos...
  • mihsf

    Disastrous performance.

    A 120 PS Volkswagen Golf TSI can reach 100 km/h nearly 2 seconds faster.

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      Yes but may very well spend 20 hours longer in the workshop…

      • Christian

        got “em

  • Emoto

    Is it just me of is that front grill somewhat derivative of an Audi?

Doing A J-Turn In A Smart Car Is Not So Smart

The Smart ForTwo’s center of gravity makes J-turns virtually impossible.

Driven: 2019 Renault Koleos Life Is A Good Family SUV But Not Great

The 2019 Renault Koleos isn’t perfect but it offers great value for the money.

Did You Know The BMW 3-Series Touring’s Rear Window Can Be Opened?

For decades, BMW estate cars have have this feature, but apparently, not everyone knows about it.

1980s VW Golf Bathed In Carbon Fiber With 730 HP Challenges Audi RS7, RS3, R8 V10

Can this carbon fiber Golf accelerate faster than an Audi RS7 and Audi R8 V10 Spyder?.

2020 BMW 5-Series G30 Rendered With Accurately Restyled Front End

The facelifted BMW 5-Series will get less bulkier headlights and a larger grille out front.

2020 Corvette C8 vs C7: Let’s See How They Compare

The all-new 2020 Corvette C8 is a mid-engine supercar with amazing performance characteristics.

2020 Mazda3 SkyActiv-X Does Live Up To (High) Expectations

A petrol-powered engine that works like a diesel but is much more refined quite an achievement in our books.

Alleged Drunk Driver Slams Head-On Into Police Car In Ohio

Any accident in which you’re to blame is to be avoided at all costs; this goes double for hitting a police cruiser.

McLaren 720S Battles It Out Against Lamborghini Aventador S

The Aventador S has more oomph and all-wheel drive, so it must be the winner, right. Right?.

Thought The 812 Superfast Had Slipped Under Mansory’s Radar? Think Again

The Italian supercar features a complete makeover, boasts more power and is named the (ahem) Stallone.