Hyundai i30 Wagon Review- Exceptional Comfort, Stylish design, Refinement, Efficiency and Increased Luggage Space!

2013 hyundai i30 wagon front




i30 Wagon -- the 5th Hyundai Model Launched in 2012!

The Hyundai i30 Hatchback was launched at the beginning of 2012. Is the 5th new model that Hyundai has launched in 2012.

The Wagon is 185mm longer than the hatchback sibling and offers 150 liters more luggage space or 326 litres more with the seats down. The luggage capacity is larger than the majority of its C-segment competitors. In addition, the Wagon has a bigger luggage capacity even from  some D-segment estates with 528 litres with seats up and 1,642 litres with folded seats. However, there are additional underfloor storage compartments too.

The exterior design incorporates Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture design philosophy with a sleek and sporty profile joined by a spacious interior. Like his smaller brother i30 hatchback, the Wagon version was engineered and designed at the Hyundai Motor Europe-Technical Centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany. This model will be produced at Hyundai’s plant in Nošovice, Czech Republic.

The i30 Wagon has been created to provide customers with efficient, stylish, spacious and safe estate. It is manufactured using Hyundai robots and steel to ensure maximum quality proved by the industry’s leading warranty -- the Five Year Triple Care.

The i30 Hatchback Styling and Design!

As the i30 hatchback, the front of i30 Wagon is distinguished by hexagonal grille, but from the rear the Wagon differs significantly.

The roofline extends over the flexible passenger and cargo area and adds dynamism to the car’s stance and appearing to be in constant motion.

The overall height has been reduced by 65mm compared to the original i30 hatchback and the length was reduced by 15mm compared to the original model. Horizontally along the sides of the body there are swage line runs all the way to the rear lights. The rear windscreen is bigger and it increases the interior luminosity and visibility.

The bodyshell if the Hyundai i30 Wagon is 5mm wider and the front and rear tracks are also increased and the visual impact is raised by the standard LED daytime running lights.

2013 hyundai i30 wagon rear

Great Comfort and Higher Convenience!

As for the other models, Hyundai is offering value-for-money product with the Hyundai i30 Wagon. The new modern premium feeling of the i30 is shown by a long list of standard features: air conditioning, LED-daytime lights, Bluetooth, front power windows, multifunction steering wheel, roof rails and USB/Aux connections.

In the optional equipment the customer can choose Flex Steer system (with comfort, normal and sport settings), parking sensors, leather steering wheel, cruise control, automatic headlights, dual zone climate control, 16-inch alloy wheels, TMC Satellite Navigation with 7-inch touchscreen, start/stop button, wide panorama sunroof and smart key.

Also the Blue Drive technologies: ISG (Integrated Stop & Go), low-rolling resistance tires and AMS (Alternator Management System).

Powerful and Fuel Efficient Engines!

The first choice is the 1.6 120 hp petrol engine with the acceleration of 0-62mph in 11.2 seconds and 42.8mpg (combined cycle).

The second choice is diesel (low and high power variant):

-- 1.6 CRDi diesel with 110 hp  low power at 4,000rpm with torque of 260Nm on 1,900 rpm that goes to 62mph in 11.8 seconds and top speed of 115mph, with the emission of 110g/km of CO2.

1.6 CRDi diesel with 128 hp  high power also at 4,000rpm with torque of 260Nm on 1,900 rpm that goes to 62mph in 11.2 seconds and top speed of 120mph, with the emission of 115g/km of CO2. This engine returns 64.2mpg on the combined cycle.

The buyers of the Hyundai i30 Wagon have a choice between manual or auto 6-speed transmission.

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Interior Space and Refinement!

Front seat headroom is 1,033mm (+12mm compared to hatchback), legroom is 1,067mm and shoulder room is 1,420mm.

Rear passengers headroom is 1,005mm (+38mm compared to hatchback) and lower central floor tunnel from 133mm to 54mm.

Trunk capacity of the i30 Wagon is increased to 528 litres (113 litres compared to hatchback -- 27 %) and 1,642 litres with folded seats (+18 litres compared to hatchback).

Wheelbase remains the same -- 2,650mm, but overall length is increased 4,485mm (+185mm compared to hatchback)

For this model Hyundai has improved NVH vibration damping engine mounts, body-shell joints between the b-pillars and sills, hollow drive shafts, double layer door seals, more foam filling in the a-pillars and re-styled door handles (exterior)

Safety – Always the Top Priority for Hyundai!

Safety is a top priority for the biggest Korean carmaker.  The latest technology features in the active and passive safety are applied to this model in order to ensure maximum protection for its passengers and other road users.

The active safety features are: ABS (anti-lock braking system) with BAS (emergency Brake Assist System), ESP (Electronic Stability Programme), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), ESS (Emergency Stop Signal), LED daytime running lights and rear view camera.

The passive safety features are: bodyshell structure with ultra-high tensile steel, 3 new cross members linked to the front or rear suspension mounts. Straightened front door, anti intrusion beams, B-pillar and high tensile steel outer side sill panels.

Hyundai i30 Wagon possess 6 airbags as standard (front, side and full length air curtain.

In Hyundai’s steel manufacturing plant in Korea there are 400 metallurgists employed in order to develop optimized steel recipes for every part in these vehicles, so as a result i30 Wagon has higher quality, tensile strength and lower weight.

The new i30 Wagon scored the maximum 5-Star rating in the Euro NCAP -- Impact Assessment Programme.

2013 hyundai i30 wagon trunk

Hyundai is the first and only carmaker in the world that possesses its own fully integrated steel mill!



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