Hyundai i30 hatchback has been spied doing some test rounds on the outskirts of Chennai. The test mule was in an undisguised form and sporting a temporary registration plates. The third generation Hyundai i30 first made its debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Hyundai i30 falls in the premium hatchback segment in the global market and is built on the same platform that underpins Elantra.
Dimensionally, the i30 hatchback measures 4,340 mm in length, 2,039 mm in width and 1,465 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,650 mm. The front gets Hyundai's "cascading grille" edged by projector headlamps, vertical LED daytime running lights are positioned on the either side of the vents on the frfont bumper. At the rear, the car features a roof spoiler, wraparound taillamps along with a dual-tone bumper. Inside, the i30 hatchback comes equipped with a a dual-tone dashboard with an infotainment system, a twin-dial instrument cluster and a 3-spoke multi-functional steering wheel.
In the international market, Hyundai i30 hatchback if offered with a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes a 125.7bhp and 155Nm of peak torque, a 1.6-litre, turbocharged petrol unit that develops 201bhp with 265Nm of top torque, 2.0-litre petrol engine with 163bhp and a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder oil burner that belts out 95bhp with 265Nm of peak torque. For transmission options, the i30 hatchback comes paired to either a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic or a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
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