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Very good and simple car
Great car that has been easy to drive and own for the last year. The base engine still has enough power and is fuel efficient. Not too expensive to buy.
Purchased in May 2019.
Safety defect weak structural
I have clipped to back of the 2019 hyundai i30 hatch with less than 3km/h( walking pace ) with my 1997 volvo sedan and after the insurance assesment the car has sustained structural damage with nearly 2k in repair bill. With not a single scratch on my cars front bumper in general cars panel are made to absorb and deflect the impact to certain points but in this case such a damage in speed that is less than 5km/h indicates that this car will be complete write off in the speed above 5km/h and not safe at all and should not be on the road at all.
As good as a mercedes.
I bought a 2018 2Litre premium and I love it. I came out of a 1994 Falcon which didn't have all the bells and whistles my i30 has. I love all the safety features.....Although I don't use my sunroof and hot and cold seats very much, it is nice to know they are there. The other day I wasn't paying as much attention as I should and alarms went off to tell me I was gaining on the car in front of me too fast!! I also love the adaptive cruise control......it slows and speeds up by itself.
My friend bought a mercedes 250 and is totally jealous as he paid twice as much for much the same features.
Purchased in May 2019 at Hyundai Dealers for $30,000.00.
Great car for the money and plenty of kit!
We purchased our i30 in January 2020, it having been a 2019 demo vehicle. We’d had an older i30 diesel wagon but it was getting on in years so we updated.
The current i30 is a really good car, comfortable, reliable with many great features. The Notebook type instruments are clear although we are still working our heads around the GPS and Apple CarPlay. We’re not the best technos! The car has now done 16000 kms and the only real complaint I had was that the door seals worked themselves away from the doors on occasions but our dealership remedied...
Purchased in January 2020 at John Hughes Car Sales for $21,500.00.
Excellent work vehicle
We now have 3 I30's in our fleet.
They are used for our technicians to do onsite visits for our business and residential customers.
They have been completely trouble free, are very economical, fabulous to drive, and look great, especially with our livery.
I have nothing but praise for these vehicles, and in fact, have had only good experiences with Hyundai with all of our different fleet cars over many years.
Purchased in February 2018 at Ross Granata Motors for $22,000.00.
ticks all the boxes except one
I love this car, has features that are helpful like the speed camera warnings. I use the car for Ubering so fuel cost are noticeably higher. At start of refueling you can reset the mileage use per full tank, it reads around 643km but at best I get
480kms. Eco mode and normal mode makes no difference so I drive in normal to get the car's full power out of it, Eco mode restricts the acceleration resulting in cars behind are tailgating at times. Otherwise would definitely recommend this car.
Purchased in January 2019 for $25,000.00.
Fantastic small car, particularly for the money!
This is my second Hyundai i30. My previous car was a 2011 i30 crdi, which was a great car - very reliable, great performance (the engine's in-gear acceleration was great!), but 7 years on the time had come for an update.
This time I decided to go for petrol rather than diesel (for reasons not related to performance), and was excited to see the release of the current generation i30. However, I was also disappointed that Hyundai discriminates against manual transmission buyers by not providing any of the SmartSense safety suite on the manual A...ctive models. Nevertheless, this year I purchased a white manual Active 2.0 petrol. This would have to be the best equipped, most refined and comfortable car I have ever owned, with very reasonable performance, high build quality and great ergonomics. Yes, it doesn't have quite the same in-gear acceleration as the diesel (but it's close), and it is not as economical (but still reasonable - about 7-8 km/100km around town). It's also a very safe car, even without SmartSense, with a high level of passive safety gear as well as a reversing camera and rear parking sensors. As I said, a great car for the money, and a real pleasure to drive!
Purchased in February 2019.
Really Good Car for the Money!
For around $22K this is a good vehicle. Adelaide roads suck as there are metal plates just where your tyres go everywhere. I thought I would need a 4WD but the i30 does a good job generally. They say they fine-tuned the suspension for Australian conditions - seems like they probably succeeded.
There is lots of room inside the car - probably a bit like a car of old in one way - you feel like you are one a bench seat, not in your own cockpit. This is not to say the seats are not comfortable, they are, even the back seats are not too bad having ...travelled for some time sitting on them. The car has good features such as the tyre pressure monitoring which has already caught a slow-leak puncture in time for me prior to a long trip. You can get some reasonable length items into the boot/car area when you lay the back and passenger front seats down. The rear-view camera is very useful for parking and plain reversing out of a park. The car has a diagnostics module that you can Bluetooth to use Hyundai apps to see all sorts of things that your vehicle is doing. The 12-month fixed cost servicing is acceptable. I am suspicious because the brake fluid changes are missing and car crews just love to invent additional things to try yo out on and get more money. They did not try it on in the first service. The 5-year warranty is good - as is the included Roadside assist. One thing that grates is the GPS - they don't update it very often (never in the 12 months that I have had mine) and when you get outside of larger centres like Adelaide some of the smaller roads don't exist in the GPS. You have to operate a TomTom simultaneously to get serious help at times. Another is the speedometer is out by about 8-10% and I use my TomTom to give me an accurate speedo. The interesting thing about this is that your fuel consumption looks better than it is and you are actually doing less Km than is stated - by up to 10%. Hyundai are no orphan in this regard of course. Another thing that is not winning any brownie points is the delay in the auto transmission. Sometimes when you try to move off quickly the vehicle acts like it has a flat spot and just does not move as you expect it to and what it does do normally. The mechanics say that it is what it is - but it can almost be dangerous at times and I find myself saying 'Move you slug' - or words to that effect :-). It does not do this all the time - but it can be unnerving in city driving when it chooses the wrong time to do it. The vehicle is very comfortable on long trips and the A/C works well. I was not that impressed with the after-sales service where I bought it from and found Reynella Hyundai to be really helpful and customer focused, so I now get it serviced there instead (I just don't get companies that don't understand customer service, especially when that is their core business - but that is the good thing about competition, eh!) Cars are cars - but overall you usually need to have one, so overall I like this vehicle, it is comfortable to drive, is priced right and am not disappointed with the purchase. It is my first Hyundai anything, but at this point in its ownership cycle and my experience with it, I would probably buy another Hyundai.
Purchased in January 2018 at Adrian Brien Hyundai for $22,000.00.
Great car, I love it!
The 2017 I30 has proven to be a great little car, I get approximately 9L of fuel to every 100kms. The seats are comfy, it has great Bluetooth and steering wheel accessories. It shows you tyre pressures and has warning lights when they get low. I have only had one service so far and there was no issues. The only downfall I can point out is the GPS device, the issue with this is it does not recognise a lot of addresses, even addresses that are old and should be on there. Overall I would give it 4 stars (would be 5 if the GPS Was more efficient)
What is the five year warranty about.
Purchased a new 2018 Hyundai I30, not four months old yet. Washing it the other day I noticed a crack in the plastic surround in the handle of the tailgate. Rang the dealer where I purchased it, Lakes Hyundai, Qld. Was told that I would have to bring it in and have it looked at to see if it was covered by warranty. If it was, I would then have to wait until they got the part, then go back to have it fitted. Trip to Lakes Hyundai from my home one hour. Rang another Hyundai dealer, this one told me that the same plastic surround was cracking on a...lot of 2018 I30'S and they might recall them for this. Not good all around, part should be purchased by the dealer straight away and fitted by them when they get it. When I told a person at Lakes Hyundai that I was an hour away from the dealership he told me that I should look for a closer dealer. What does the five year warranty really cover.
Have had Hyundai for the last two cars the Getz and then the Santa Fe ... I trust Hyundai as to their quality and the Hyundai i30 Go is a little gem, very happy with the fuel consumption and the way it handles. Lots of room for the three of us plus luggage.
Can't fault this gem!
After searching high and low for my next car I can say that nothing could get near the i30 in this category. Even at the "Active" spec, the features crammed into the car are amazing. It drives really well, just enough get up and go for normal driving. I do a 100km round trip to work and its made it a much better experience. Great on fuel, full of tech and plenty of space for me, even at 6'2". Family love it too.
Was very happy with my 2015 I30 ACTIVE X ,so purchased the the latest model i30 active (active x no longer available ) At first was impressed with the new added features ,but i neglected to notice that Hyundai has actually sacrificed some of the quality from the older model ,maybe to subsidise the new bells and whistles .Probably anyone that hasn't had older model i30 would be completely happy but if you are interested in the new model ,if you can compare the older models first .Too many features to list but one glaring downgrade is the rever...sing camera .Was told by two different dealers that it is a different camera used this time. The clarity compared to previous one is terrible ,especially at night .Compared my camera in my car to other models in the yards of 2 dealers and they are all the same.Was told by both dealers Hyundai have in fact sacrificed some quality from older models for the new models .Queried this with head office in Sydney ,very different story from the customer support person who said go back to service dept. ,but the response from dealership was to confirm what i suspected and that i will eventually get used to it ,sorry can't help you.
I recently purchased this car for my business. I was hesitant to buy a Hyundai car as I have always drove a Corolla, but I don't regret the decision at all. The car is smooth to drive and has good space for a Hatch back car. The service and dealer was fantastic. I would recommend it if someone is keen to go for a medium car and has limited budget.
After having a really bad experience with another car brand and poor customer service, I decided to try the i30 after sitting in another colleague's car. Turns out it had this really nice European car interior and I was very impressed with with how comfortable it is. The exterior looked simple yet slick at the same time. Probably the best feature is the reverse camera and the 10year free update for the GPS system which apparently has been removed from the new 2018 models. I dont drive much so I can't really comment on how fuel efficient it is ...but so far I have only been putting fuel once every 3 or so weeks. Great boot space. If you like CD slots, then this is not the car for you. Otherwise, bluetooth, usb are all available. Great car overall.
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||7.4 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.0L|
|Max Power||120kW @ 6200rpm|
|Max Torque||203Nm @ 4700rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||South Korea|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Release date||Jan 2017|
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