2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan: New Hybrid, Pricing and Specs Announced

Jacob Brooke
October 26, 2023
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Hyundai has unveiled the 2024 i30 Sedan. The sedan features refreshed styling, an updated range of features, and, for the first time, an efficient Hybrid powertrain option.

The petrol/electric Hybrid system is a significant addition to the i30 range in Australia. Boasting an impressive fuel economy of 3.9L/100km (ADR combined cycle), the hybrid system offers an efficient and enjoyable driving experience.

Safety and convenience are paramount in the 2024 i30 Sedan with the inclusion of Bluelink™ connected car services. These services aim to enhance the vehicle's security and the driver's peace of mind.

The 2024 i30 Sedan is now available for purchase, with prices starting from $29,000 (MLP).

Engine Options

SmartStream G2.0 MPi Atkinson

The entry-level powertrain for the i30 Sedan is the upgraded SmartStream G2.0 MPi. This engine is now equipped with Dual-Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT), a Two-stage Variable Intake System (VIS), and works on an Efficient Atkinson combustion cycle. The engine is paired with a SmartStream Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) which provides a familiar driving experience similar to a conventional automatic transmission. The IVT also comes with eight virtual gears and a sequential manual mode, enhancing the driving experience while also improving efficiency and providing a more refined drive.

SmartStream G1.6 T-GDi

For those seeking a higher performance option, the SmartStream G1.6 T-GDi is the perfect fit. This powertrain offers higher power and torque in a refined package, paired with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission for an engaging and sporty drive. The engine utilizes Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to continually adjust the opening duration of the intake valves. This results in a responsive engine with impressive torque and power outputs, without compromising on fuel efficiency.

1.6 GDi Hybrid - NEW

The latest addition to the i30 Sedan's lineup is the 1.6 GDi Hybrid, derived from IONIQ’s petrol/electric hybrid system. The hybrid system primarily uses the petrol engine, with a 1.32kWh battery-powered electric motor providing assistance when needed. This results in a driving experience similar to a conventional internal combustion engine vehicle but with substantially less fuel consumption. The hybrid system recharges the high-voltage battery through regenerative braking, capturing kinetic energy that would otherwise be lost as heat. The electric motor and petrol engine work in harmony to deliver a strong and smooth torque curve, with a peak torque of 265Nm. The 2024 i30 Sedan Hybrid achieves 3.9L/100km ADR combined cycle fuel economy, and 2.8L/100km on the ADR urban cycle. At low speeds or when stationary, the i30 Sedan Hybrid can operate in EV mode, using battery power alone.

Pricing

2.0 MPi with Intelligent CVT (IVT):

  • i30: $29,000*
  • Elite: $33,500*
  • Premium: $38,500*

1.6 T-GDi with 7-speed dual clutch (DCT):

  • N Line: $36,000*
  • N Line Premium: $41,500*

1.6 GDi Hybrid with 6-speed dual clutch (DCT):

  • i30: $33,000*
  • Elite: TBD
  • Premium: TBD

An additional option pricing for i30 Sedan is Metallic / Mica premium paint which costs $595.

*Note: All prices are Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) where applicable and excludes dealer delivery and on-road costs.

i30 Sedan Premium Shown

Specifications

i30

  • Hyundai SmartSense™
  • Electronic Parking Brake
  • Premium cloth seats
  • 16” Alloy wheels
  • Leather steering wheel & gear knob
  • Full-size spare wheel
  • LED MFR headlights / LED DRL’s
  • 8” Infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • 6 Airbags
  • Rear View Monitor with dynamic guides
  • Front / Rear USB-C outlets
  • Audio system with 6 speakers

Exclusive to 1.6 GDi Hybrid:

  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Wireless phone charger - revised
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • 4.2" supervision LCD cluster - revised
  • Dual zone climate with Auto defog
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Space-saver spare wheel

Elite (Additional features above i30 2.0MPi):

  • 17" Alloy wheels
  • Power folding exterior mirrors
  • LED rear positioning light
  • Smart Key with push-button start
  • 10.25” infotainment system with Nav
  • Remote start via Smart Key
  • Bluelink® connected car services
  • 10.25” digital instrument cluster
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Ambient mood lighting
  • Leather appointed interior
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Electro-chromatic interior mirror

Premium - NEW (Additional features above Elite 2.0MPi):

  • Glass sunroof - tilt and slide panel
  • 10-way power driver’s seat
  • Bose™ 8 speaker premium audio
  • Memory driver seat – 2-way
  • Dual projector beam headlights
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Solar control glass
  • Heated / ventilated front seats
  • Sliding sun visor extensions

N Line (Additional features):

  • N Line exclusive exterior – New design
  • N Line exclusive interior – Revised
  • 18” Alloy wheels – New design
  • Alloy pedals
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Paddle shifters
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

N Line Premium (Additional features above N Line 1.6T-GDi):

  • Bose™ 8 speaker premium audio
  • 10-way power driver’s seat
  • 10.25” infotainment system with Nav
  • Memory driver seat – 2-way
  • Bluelink® connected car services
  • Ambient mood lighting
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Solar control glass
  • Glass sunroof - tilt and slide panel
  • Heated steering wheel

Exterior Colours

  • Atlas White (SAW) - Solid
  • Cyber Grey (C5G) - Metallic (NEW) - N line exclusive
  • Fluid Metal (M6T) - Metallic
  • Ecotronic Grey (PE2) - Mica (NEW) - i30 Sedan (entry variant) exclusive
  • Amazon Grey (A5G) - Metallic
  • Abyss Black (A2B) - Mica
  • Ultimate Red (R2P) - Metallic
  • Meta Blue (PM2) - Mica (NEW) - Elite & Premium exclusive
  • Intense Blue (YP5) - Metallic

Key Bluelink® features:

  • Automatic Collision Notification (ACN)
  • Emergency Call (SOS) function
  • Connected Routing – live traffic updates
  • Alert services including geo-fencing, valet, speed & time alerts
  • Remote control of climate and vehicle functions
  • Navigation send to car
  • Voice recognition for POI lookup, vehicle controls
  • Live weather information
  • Vehicle settings management

Jacob Brooke
Jacob Brooke, a respected voice in the world of automotive journalism, brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to his reviews at CarSauce. His keen eye for detail and passion for all things cars shine through in his in-depth analysis and honest evaluations of the latest models of cars. Join him as he guides readers through the car-buying process and explores the exciting world of motoring.

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