The Hyundai i40 1.7-liter diesel sedan is the third midsize car that Hyundai has introduced in Australia. There are 8 choices in the i40 Sedan group ranging from a 2.0-liter petrol manual Active to a 1.7-liter diesel automatic Premium version.

Prices range from around $30,000 to around $45,000. The i40, which is better equipped and just a bit more stylish than the U.S. designed i45 and with its updated look and increased list of standard features, and the i40 just makes sense.

Hyundai hopes that the updated look will attract the younger buyers, who are now becoming a larger part of the consumer base.


Engine Size: 1.7 Litre
Max. Power: 100kw @ 4000rpm
Max. Torque: 320Nm @ 2000rpm
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Consumption: 5.6 L/100km
Transmission: 6 Speed Manual banner

The Diesel i40 features an all-new CRDi 1.7-liter variable-geometry turbo diesel engine that produces a respectable 100kW and 320Nm of torque.

Fuel mileage is also very good for a midsize at only 5.6L/100km.

All i40 models also come standard with Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control, ABS brakes, Cornering Brake Control, Hill-start Assist Control, Emergency Stop Systems and a five-star ANCAP rating.

Some Key Features

  • Push Button Start and Keyless Entry
  • Leather Seats
  • Dual Climate Control
  • LED Daylight Running Lights