Hyundai i30 Tourer starts production in Czech Republic image

The South Korean based automaker Hyundai has recently announced that the i30 Tourer has entered production at the company’s plant in Czech Republic.

According to the car manufacturer, Hyundai has already received 60,000 new orders for the new i30 generation in both body styles and the order line for the Tourer has been opened. The estate version of the Hyundai i30 is updating the vehicle’s luggage space by 150 liters to a total of 528 liters with the rear seats up and to 1,642 liters, compared to the 1,316 liters, with the rear seats folded. The Hyundai i30 Tourer is a direct rival to the Focus estate and to the Opel Astra Sports Tourer, but the Asian vehicle is offering more luggage space than the competition.

Even if there is no official words on what the Hyundai i30 Tourer will get under its hood, rumors are saying that the regular i30’s lineup is expected to be carried over, including the new 1.4 liter petrol engine, with 98 BHP, which will be offered as an entry-level version, the 1.4 liter CRDi diesel producing 89 BHP and the 1.6 liter CRDi diesel in two outputs, 109 BHP or 126 BHP. The Hyundai i30 Tourer is being produced at the Nosovice facility in the Czech Republic, along with the ix35 and the ix20.