UK: 2012 Hyundai i30 starts at GBP14,495 image

The South Korean based automaker Hyundai has recently launched the 2012 i30 hatchback in the United Kingdom, where the model has been priced at 14,495 GBP for the entry-level.

With an updated exterior design, which is bringing the model closer to its main European competitors such as the Volkswagen Golf, the new generation of the Hyundai i30 has been recently launched in the United Kingdom, where the model is available in a five-door hatchback version and, compared to the current variant, the 2012 Hyundai i30 has better styling, more standard equipment and improved safety features.

“The new generation i30 represents another leap forward in terms of Hyundai’s design, refinement and build quality. Coupled with our generous standard specification and backed up by our industry leading Five Year Triple Care assurance, the new generation i30 truly represents the complete package for customers looking for a high-quality vehicle at an affordable price”, said the Hyundai Motor UK president and CEO, Tony Whitehorn.

According to the car manufacturer, the UK Hyundai i30 is available with four engines, two petrol and two diesels, in five power outputs, going up to 128 PS, and there is also an eco-diesel version which is coming with a 1.6 liter displacement, with the Stop & Go technology, emitting just 100 g/km of CO2. The 2012 Hyundai i30 is sharing the platform with the Kia Cee’d and the model has been designed and engineered at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre in Russelsheim, Germany, being also manufactured in the Czech Republic, at the Nosovice plant.