Hyundai’s sizzling hatch hero has been handled to extra energy, extra gear, and a brand new search for 2021 – and its value has risen accordingly.
The entry-level 2021 Hyundai i30 N with a guide transmission kicks off at $44,500 earlier than on-road prices, up $3500 over the earlier entry mannequin.
It’s additionally $500 greater than the earlier i30 N with Luxurious Pack range-topper.
Regardless of the rise, the i30 N nonetheless undercuts the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Honda Civic Sort R, Ford Focus ST, and Renault Megane RS on beginning value.
On the prime finish of the vary, the i30 N Premium with sunroof suggestions the vary over the $50,000 marker for the primary time.
5 fashions are provided within the up to date vary, two of which function a brand new moist dual-clutch transmission.
Underneath the bonnet, there’s a revised 2.0-litre turbo 4 with 206kW (+4kW) and 392Nm (+39Nm).
Hyundai claims the 100km/h dash is dispatched in simply 5.4 seconds.
The i30 N will begin arriving in sellers throughout July.
- 2021 Hyundai i30 N guide: $44,500 (+$3499)
- 2021 Hyundai i30 N DCT: $47,500
- 2021 Hyundai i30 N Premium guide: $47,500
- 2021 Hyundai i30 N Premium with sunroof guide: $49,000
- 2021 Hyundai i30 N Premium with sunroof DCT: $52,000
All costs exclude on-road prices.
Energy within the i30 N nonetheless comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, however its outputs have been boosted to 206kW and 392Nm.
A six-speed guide remains to be obtainable, however the headline transmission for 2021 is the brand new eight-speed dual-clutch transmission.
It’s a wet-clutch unit, which Hyundai says makes it able to dealing with greater torque outputs and temperatures.
There are two catchily-named options on board to up the attraction of Hyundai’s new dual-clutch unit. The primary is dubbed N Grin Shift, which permits 20 seconds of overboost and sharpens up gearshifts for further, effectively, grin issue.
The second is N Energy Shift, which mechanically kicks in when the throttle is depressed past 90 per cent. It’s designed to minimise torque discount on flat-out upshifts, basically slamming them house tougher and quicker than in regular driving.
It’s value taking into consideration, quite a lot of carmakers program their dual-clutch transmissions to shift tougher and quicker in Sport Mode, which sounds similar to what Hyundai is promising.
The i30 N hits 100km/h in simply 5.4 seconds with the DCT fitted, or 5.9 seconds with the guide. Beforehand the i30 N hit the 100km/h mark in 6.1 seconds.
Gasoline Economic system
Hyundai hasn’t confirmed last Australian gasoline financial system figures for the 2021 i30 N.
Servicing and Guarantee
Hyundai’s five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee applies to the i30 N, and extends to house owners who wish to use their automobile on monitor.
Service costs haven’t been confirmed for the 2021 mannequin, however the guide 2020 vehicles value $897 to service on a pay as you go three-year plan, $1296 on a four-year plan, and $1595 on a five-year plan.
Upkeep is required each 12 months or 10,000km.
Count on pricing to remain comparable for the guide, however it’s not but clear how a lot the DCT will value to keep up.
When the Hyundai i30 was examined by ANCAP in 2017, it acquired a score of 5 stars.
That score was based mostly on a frontal offset rating of 14.01 out of 16 and a aspect influence rating of 16 out of 16. Whiplash and pedestrian safety had been rated Good and Acceptable, respectively.
On the base stage, the i30 N guide will get:
- Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection
- Lane-following help
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Driver consideration monitoring
- Reversing digital camera
Choosing the DCT provides:
- Blind-spot help
- Rear cross-traffic help
The i30 N options:
- 10.25-inch touchscreen with satellite tv for pc navigation and wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Black fabric seats
- Lively variable exhaust
- Adaptive suspension
- Uprated (360mm) brake bundle
- 19-inch solid alloy wheels
- Leather-based-trimmed steering wheel
- 4.2-inch color journey pc
- Tyre stress monitoring
- Rear parking sensors
- Reversing digital camera
- LED headlight and tail gentle clusters
- Twin-zone local weather management
- LED puddle lights
- Energy folding mirrors
- Keyless entry and begin
- Wi-fi cellphone charging
Choosing the N Premium provides:
- Entrance parking sensors
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Rear privateness glass
- N Gentle bucket seats
- Leather-based and Alcantara trim
- Auto-dimming inside mirror
- Heated seats
- Heated steering wheel
The N Premium with sunroof additionally has a panoramic glass sunroof.
Six colors can be found. Efficiency Blue, Engine Crimson, Shadow Gray, and Polar White are no-cost choices, whereas Darkish Knight and Phantom Black value an extra $495.
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