It's the second in the 'new generation' i30 family, sharing engines and running gear with the hatch. Naturally, being a load-lugger, there's much more space at the back. Hyundai tells us this estate is 185mm longer than the hatch - 10mm longer than the old estate - and offers up 528 litres of boot space, which rises to 1642 litres with the seats folded flat.
Wait, wake up! This kind of thing is important. Think of the extra cheese you could transport! Consider this, its got loads more boot space than the Ford Focus estate and Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer. And Hyundai developed this model alongside the hatch, tailoring it specifically for European customers. So it should be as nice to drive as the hatch.
Once you get behind the wheel, you'll immediately feel in control and at one with the car. Interior space is maximised thanks to the long wheelbase and clever storage areas. Soft touch plastics on the dashboard and distinctive seat facings on each model enhance comfort to give both driver and passengers a luxurious experience at all trim levels.
It shares the three petrol and three diesel engines with the hatch, so you're looking at power outputs ranging from 93bhp to 133bhp.
Designed for discerning drivers, our dynamic mid-sized hatchback is an intelligent choice. Not only does it feature more equipment than you might have bargained for, the new-look design means the i30 looks just as good on the outside as it feels on the inside.
Spot on when it comes to safety too, you can rest assured, the i30 will take good care of you and your family. Choose from the efficient 1.4 or 1.6 petrol engines or the powerful but economical 1.6 CRDi.
The precision steering ensures great handling and a smooth ride, so you can relax and enjoy every journey. Finally, all models come with the Hyundai 5 Year Triple Care Package for total peace of mind.
Price : The approximate price of i30 lies between Rs 9.5- 12.69 lakh .
So what do you think? A Hyundai i30 with a Big Box of Space tacked on the back is more likely to make it to