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Brand New Hyundai i30 2.0T GDI N Performance 5dr

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From £28,672Save £1638 on current list price
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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

8" touch screen sat nav with TMCApple car play/Android Auto
Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognitionColour driver's information system display
Cruise control + speed limiterDigital clock
Drive mode buttonsDriver alert system
Driver's supervision instrument cluster with 4.2" LCD displayForward collision warning
Front and rear parking sensorsLane departure warning system
Lane keep assistN exclusive sport cluster
N mode buttonParking guidance system
Parking system with rear camera and guidance systemPAS
Performance information displayRack motor driven power steering
Rev matching systemRoll over sensor
Shift timing indicatorSmartphone wireless charging plate
Supervision cluster with 4.2" TFT displayTrip computer
Windscreen washer level indicator 


6 speakersAudio control
DAB Digital radioRDS radio with MP3 player
Steering wheel mounted audio/phone controlsUSB/aux input socket

Exterior Features

1 speed non intermittent rear windscreen wiperActive variable exhaust system
Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic defog system
Automatic front rain sensing wipersAutomatic headlights
Automatic headlights with dusk sensorBlack door mirrors
Black side sillsBlack window surrounds
Body colour door handlesBody coloured bumpers
Bumper accentsDoor mirror LED indicator lights
Door mirror puddle lightsElectric adjustable heated door mirrors
Electric folding door mirrorsElectric front and rear windows + anti trap + one touch
Follow me home headlightsFront fog lights
Headlamp levellingHeated rear windscreen with washer
LED brake lightsLED daytime running lights
LED HeadlightsLED tail lights
N exclusive front and rear bumpersN exclusive radiator grille
N exclusive rear diffuserRear privacy glass
Rear spoilerRear stiffness bar
Rear wash/wipeShark fin antenna
Smart beamSmoked tail lights
Static Cornering lightsTinted glass with shade band
Twin exhaust pipes 

Interior Features

12V accessory power point in centre console12v socket in front centre armrest storage compartment
12V socket in luggage compartment60/40 split folding flat to floor rear seats
Active head restraintsAluminium pedals
Artificial leather door centre trimAutomatic climate control with defog system for front windscreen
Black cloth headliningBlack interior door handles
Centre console storageDriver seat memory function
Driver's electric adjustable lumbar supportDriver's seat electric height adjustment
Driver's seat manual extendable seat cushionDriver/passenger sunvisors and illuminated vanity mirrors
Electric active sound designElectric adjust driver's seat
Faux suede and leather seat trimFront and rear door pockets
Front and rear interior lights with delayFront centre armrest with storage compartment
Front cupholdersFront head restraints with vertical and horizontal adjustment
Front map reading lightsFront passenger seat electric height adjust
Front passenger's seat electric adjustmentsFront passenger's seat electric lumbar support
Front passenger's seat manual extendable seat cushionGlove compartment
Heated front seatsHeight/reach adjustable steering column
Isofix rear child seat fasteningsLeather gear knob
Leather handbrakeLeather steering wheel
Luggage compartment lightingN branded aluminium door sill trims
N exclusive sports seatsRear air vents
Rear armrests with cupholderSki bag through loading
Sunglasses holderVariable boot floor


Winter pack - i30 


3x3 point rear seatbeltsABS
Active front headrestsAutonomous emergency braking
Childproof rear door locksCurtain airbags
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsEBD + Brake Assist
Electronic Stability ProgrammeEmergency stop signal system
Fasten seatbelt reminderFront and rear seatbelt reminder
Front seatbelt pretensionersFront side airbags
Height adjustable front seatbeltsHill start assist control (HAC)
Manual parking brakePassenger airbag deactivate switch
Red brake calipers with N logoReinforced brakes
Torque vectoring brakeTraction control
Tyre pressure monitor 


Drive away door lockingFolding key
Locking wheel nutsRemote central locking
Smart key with keyless entry and engine start/stop buttonSpeed sensitive auto door locking
Thatcham category 1 alarm 


Active cornering enhancementElectronic limited slip differential
Electronically controlled suspensionIntelligent Stop and Go
Launch controlVehicle Stability Control (VSC)


19" Alloy wheels19" Pirelli P zero performance tyres
Emergency spare wheelPirelli P-Zero tyres
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)178Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb188 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1998Compression Ratio9.5:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)86Cylinders - Stroke (mm)86
Engine CodeEngine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)36.2EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)46.3EC Urban (mpg)26.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb8.3WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High8
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High7WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low12.2
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium8.1WLTP - MPG - Comb34
WLTP - MPG - Extra High35.3WLTP - MPG - High40.4
WLTP - MPG - Low23.2WLTP - MPG - Medium34.9


Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power275
Coin DescriptionT GDICoin SeriesN Performance
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0729EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years10
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years5NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %88
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %84NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %64NCAP Safety Assist %68
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage10000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years5
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 


0 to 62 mph (secs)6.1Engine Power - BHP275
Engine Power - KW202Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT260
Engine Torque - MKG36Engine Torque - NM353
Engine Torque - RPM1500Top Speed155

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 


Alloys?TrueSpace Saver?True
Tyre Size Front235/35 R19Tyre Size Rear235/35 R19
Tyre Size SpareSPACE SAVERWheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions


Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)50Gross Vehicle Weight1950
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1351Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)450
Max. Loading Weight521Max. Roof Load80
Max. Towing Weight - Braked1600Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked700
Minimum Kerbweight1429No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.6
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Hyundai i30 Fastback N Performance

Hyundai's i30 N Fastback brings a little extra space and style to the i30N hot hatch formula. Jonathan Crouch looks at what's on offer.

Ten Second Review

With this i30 Fastback N, Hyundai broadens the reach of its 'N' performance sub-brand. It's the kind of car you might not expect from this Korean maker, with a 275PS power output intended to provide performance to embarrass German rivals.


Hyundai continues to be serious about performance. Hence the decision to add this stylish Fastback body style to the i30 N range of high performance models. As with the hatch version, it was developed by a team led by former BMW M Power boss Albert Biermann. And it's undergone a lengthy testing period at the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife racetrack. Also like the hatch, it aims to slot right in amongst the established players in the volume part of the family hatch-sized GTI segment. The 'N' in the model name stands not only for 'Nurburgring' but also for 'Namyang', Hyundai's vast research and development centre back in South Korea.

Driving Experience

So, what's it like beneath the bonnet? Well forget everything you know about Hyundai because none of that's relevant here: this hot hatch has been developed by people who seriously love their cars. What's different here over an ordinary i30 fastback? Well, the brakes are beefier, camber stiffness is up and the Pirelli P Zero tyres are of a unique compound. Yes, the 275PS 2.0-litre GDI engine is derived from a unit that Hyundai's had on its books for some time, but it's been embellished with a new turbo and a new intake manifold. Getting the idea? No expense has been spared here as part of a development regime on a different level to that of most like-minded rivals. 62mph from rest occupies just 6.1s and the car is equipped with an 'N Grin Control' system which allows drivers to choose from five different drive modes. The settings can be selected via dedicated buttons on the steering wheel: Eco, Normal, Sport, N and N Custom. Depending on the driver's mood, the different modes change the vehicle's character.

Design and Build

The i30 Fastback N certainly talks the talk in terms of its looks. At the front, the headlamps have black bezels and the 'Cascading' grille has a red insert. There's a front splitter and a prominent rear wing spoiler for extra downforce and aero-balance. Air inlets have been added to each corner of the car's front end, aiding aerodynamics and brake cooling. The larger wheel arches house 19-inch wheels with a lowered ride height. Inside, you get an exclusive blue-stitched 'N' steering wheel to the left of which is the drive mode selection system. To the right of the wheel, there's a chequered flag 'N' button for the 'N-mode' that releases this car most focused red mist performance setting. The red zone of the variable LED rev-counter changes according to the driving performance and varies with the engine's oil temperature. The 'ball-type' gearknob bears the N-badge. There are high-performance 'N'-embossed sport seats trimmed in a combination of suede and leather or cloth. These chairs feature extendable cushions.

Market and Model

Pricing for the i30 Fastback N starts at just over £30,000 for the 275PS Performance model, the only variant being imported. The 'Performance Package' comes with 19-inch Pirelli P-Zero high-performance Hyundai N tyres, distinctive red N break callipers and larger brake discs (18-inch at the front, 17-inch at the rear). An 'E-LSD' Electronic Limited Slip Differential and a Variable Exhaust Valve System are additional features included in the Performance Package to provide the optimal race track experience. As standard, buyers get an 8.0-inch centre-dash monitor which shows navigation instructions and features information on PS, torque and turbo boost, as well as a lap and acceleration timer. All the infotainment options include access to the 'Apple CarPlay' and 'Android Auto' 'phone mirroring systems, enabling users to connect their devices to deliver and control music, telephone or navigation functions on-screen. Standard camera-driven safety features include 'AEB' 'Autonomous Emergency Braking', 'DAA' 'Driver Attention Alert', an 'LKAS' 'Lane Keeping Assist System', an 'SLIF' ' Speed Limit Information Function' and 'HBA' 'High Beam Assist'.

Cost of Ownership

The introduction of new engine technology has kept Hyundai right on the pace of the class best when it comes to efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions. The brand says that this 2.0 T-GDI petrol model will return combined cycle and CO2 returns that are very competitive with obvious rivals (read VW Golf GTI). For that, a combined cycle return of around 45mpg and a CO2 reading of around 150g/km will be necessary. What else might you need to know? As ever with Hyundai, a strong buying incentive is the five year unlimited mileage warranty that comes as standard. It's backed up by breakdown cover that last the same length of time and free annual vehicle health checks over this duration. True, rival brand Kia claims to better this package by offering a similar seven year deal, but there, you're limited to 100,000 miles. As for servicing, well your i30 N will need a garage visit once a year or every 10,000 miles, whichever comes sooner. If you want to budget ahead for routine maintenance, there are various 'Hyundai Sense' packages that offer fixed-price servicing over two, three or five-year periods. You can pay for your plan monthly and add MoTs into the three or five year plans for an extra fee.


We really like the i30 N hatch, but spending nearly £30,000 on one still seems a big step to take. Finding a similar amount for the Fastback version of this car though, seems an easier decision to make. The sleeker, swoopier body shape has much more of a premium feel. So will potential hot hatch buyers consider an i30 Fastback N in preference to apparently classier premium German rivals? That's a big ask. These established segment players have had decades to cement their credentials in this sector. Yet Hyundai has certainly gone about this the right way. The engineering's been done thoroughly and the performance stats certainly look promising, offering owners slightly more performance than competitors can deliver. We'd say that if you're shopping in this market, this Korean contender's well worth a test drive. At the very least, you'll certainly enjoy the experience.


* This vehicle is affected by the new 2020 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£419
Term (months)49
Fixed interest rate2.45%
Cash price£28,672
Arnold Clark deposit£1000
Credit amount£26,172
Guaranteed future value£9528.36
Total amount payable£32,140.36
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge7.5p per mile
Representative APR4.8%
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