In this video Jenna has a closer look at the 2017 Hyundai i30 SR Turbo and compares it to the entry-level i30 Active that Tara reviewed a while back. The i30 is no longer a newcomer on the market and it has some tough competition to battle. However, it does that with ease and boldly establishes itself as one of the best options on the market in its segment.

2017 Hyundai i30 SR Turbo Specifications

Engine Size: 1.6 Litre I4 Turbo
Max. Power: 150kW 
Max. Torque: 265Nm @ 1500rpm
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 7.5 L/100km
Transmission:  6-Speed Manual

Other Available i30 Engine Choices:

1.8 Specifications

Engine Size: 1.8 Litre I4
Max. Power: 107kW @ 6500rpm
Max. Torque: 175Nm @ 4700rpm
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 7L manual – 7.3L auto/100km

2.0GDI Specifications

Engine Size: 2 Litre 4 Turbo
Max. Power: 124kW @ 4500rpm
Max. Torque: 201Nm @ 4700rpm
Fuel Type: Petrol
Fuel Consumption: 7.3 L manual – 7.7 l auto/100km

Diesel Specifications

Engine Size: 1.6 Litre I4 Turbo
Max. Power:
 100 kW 
Max. Torque: 
300Nm @ 1750rpm
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Consumption:
 4.9 L/100km
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The i30 is really well accepted in Australia and the manufacturer offers loads of features, trim levels and options to choose from, as well as specially tuned suspension just for our market. Here are some of the features of the i30 SR Jenna reviewed.

Key features of the i30 SR Jenna reviewed:

  • 17″ alloy wheels
  • Specially tuned suspension
  • Sportier suspension
  • Top torque from 1500 revs
  • Red accents including stitching
  • 7″ touchscreen
  • Satellite navigation
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • 390 l  of boot space
  • Standard active safety package
  • Active AEB
  • Cruise control
  • Lane departure control
  • Start button
  • USB and Bluetooth
  • Forward collision alert
  • Traction control, ABS and EBD

This i30 comes for under $30k, which is a great price. It offers at least as much, if not more in some respects, than its most famous competitors and it is a perfect choice for anyone who needs a simple small family car, but with enough power to give some fun occasionally. It takes about 7 s to 100 km/h, so it can be a serious driving machine in most everyday conditions.


Similar category cars to the i30 SR Turbo:

2017 Kia Sportage
2017 Haval H6 Lux