photographs and restyling data

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photographs and restyling data

By Junio ​​Gulinelli
        Wednesday 26 February 2020

The compact Korean is updated with aesthetic, technological and mechanical innovations. The light hybrid also arrives.

The Hyundai Korean House has unveiled the first official photographs and the first data of the new one Hyundai i30 2020. The Asian compact car receives an update to keep itself in a competitive position on the market, with an aesthetic restyling, technological innovations and more efficient engines. Its official debut will take place next week at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show.

First novelty: N-Line for all three body variants

The new family Hyundai i30 2020, with the three bodywork, sedan, station wagon and fastback, comes with a more attractive look, a more elegant design and for all body variants will be availableN-Line set up, so far only offered on the 5-door and Fastback.

Hyundai i30 2020: aesthetic news

The aesthetic innovations concern the wider bodywork, the grille also with more generous dimensions with a 3D design, the LED headlights also at the rear and the redesigned bumpers. Also new are the 16 or 17 inch Diamond-Cut alloy wheels and the three brand new body colors, Dark Night, Silky Bronze and Sunset Red which add to the shades already available (White, Black, red, blue and gray).

The details of the N-Line set-up for the Hyundai i30

With the N-Line layout, the front grill of the Hyundai i30 2020 it’s even wider, there are new aerodynamic elements on the two bumpers and the headlights sport a different silhouette. The rear has also been redesigned with a large diffuser, repositioned fog lights and, in this case, the rims are offered in 17 or 18 inch sizes. For the Hyundai i30 Fastback, with the most powerful petrol and diesel engines (160 and 136 HP), there are also suspension and steering with a specific calibration.

The novelties of the interior of the new Hyundai i30

Inside the cockpit of the new i30 2020 we find the redesigned ventilation vents, the seats covered in canvas, leather, or in a combination of both, and three new colors for the finishes, two shades of gray and a brown, named Peter Gray, Charcoal Gray and Ebony Brown, in addition to the classic black shade.

The engines of the Hyundai i30 2020, the light hybrid also arrives

By now essential, also for the new Hyundai i30 come the 48-volt micro-hybrid engines.


The engine range of the i30 starts with the four-cylinder 1.5 T-GDi knows 110 HP combined with the six-speed manual transmission. This same engine also occupies the top tier place with the da version 160 HP mild-hybrid (48 Volt) combined with the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission or the intelligent six-speed iMT manual transmission.
The three cylinder 1.0 T-GDi, petrol, turbo from 120 hp it is available with both the six-speed manual transmission and the dual-clutch automatic and seven-speed, in both cases it can always be combined with the 48-volt light hybrid system.


As for diesels, the Hyundai i30 2020 can be equipped with the 1.6L 115 HP also available in the most powerful version electrified by 136 HP, with manual or automatic transmission.

New Hyundai i30: first teasers of the restyling version
All the advances of the new Hyundai i30 which, for the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, will undergo a mid-career restyling.

The technological innovations of the new i30

As for the high-tech innovations, the Hyundai i30 receives the new 7-inch screen for the digital instrument panel and another 10.25-inch display that acts as an interface to the infotainment system, compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Car. Starting from summer, the Mirroring function without USB connection will also be available, to replicate smartphone applications on the car screen, the latter also rechargeable via the wireless platform.
For the first time, then, the Hyundai i30 integrates technology Bluelink of Hyundai which offers a catalog of services connected to the network, including real-time traffic information, the location of refueling stations, voice recognition, car geolocation and various remote functions.
And finally the equipment of the driver assistance systems of the new Hyundai i30 2020 it is enriched with the assistant for the maintenance of the lane on the highway, the notice of departure of the car in front, the warning system of the driver’s tiredness, the automatic lights, the detection of pedestrians and speed limits.

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