Hyundai i30 N pricing announced – under $40k

Hyundai Australia has announced the pricing and specifications for the brand’s first high-performance car, the i30 N.

The i30 N will be offered in a single 202kW ‘Performance’ model with a six-speed manual transmission, which is equivalent to the i30 N ‘Performance Package’ sold globally, priced from $39,990 plus on-road costs.

This is significantly less the i30 N Performance’s closest rival, the Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance which is priced from $47,990, although the i30 N lacks some of the fancy features of its German rivals, instead packaging them as options.

Customers will be able to choose their desired level of luxury via two options packs:

Luxury Pack ($3,000):

  • Front park assist system
  • LED courtesy and puddle lights
  • Power folding exterior mirrors
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Solar control windscreen glass
  • Driver’s seat memory system
  • Sport front seats with suede inserts and leather bolsters
  • Front passenger seat cushion extension
  • Power front seats – 12 ways
  • Electro-chromatic interior mirror
  • Heated front seats/steering wheel
  • Luggage net
  • Smart key and push button start
  • Wireless charging pad (Qi)
  • Rear privacy glass

A Panoramic Sunroof further adds $2,000.

“We’re confident in the i30 N, we’ve set the MLP at $39,990 to ensure there are no excuses! We encourage every genuine enthusiast in the hot hatch market to drive it and make their mind up based on the product’s merits,” said Hyundai Australia Chief Executive Officer, Mr. JW Lee.

“Given the way i30 N looks, sounds and drives, we believe it will make a compelling case against its strongest competitors, regardless of price.”

“The Hyundai i30 N has been developed for no other purpose than to deliver maximum driving fun to our customers in an accessible high-performance package,” said Albert Biermann, Executive Vice President Performance Development and High Performance Vehicle Division.

“With the high-performance N models we will enhance our brand’s appeal with emotional products that cater to the needs of people who love to have a smile on their face when they drive their car on a winding road and listen to the sound of the engine. That’s why we measure high-performance in BPM, heart beats per minute instead of only RPM.”

i30 N Performance – Key Specifications
N performance featuresSmartSense including;
– Active variable exhaust– Auto. Emergency Braking – City
– Electronic Controlled Suspension– Driver Attention Alert
– Electronic sound generator– Forward Collision Warning
– Electro-mechanical LSD– Lane Keeping Assist System
– Launch control7 airbags
– N Drive Mode SystemElectronic Stability Control (ESC)
– N race computerVehicle Stability Management (VSM)
– Overboost functionHill-start Assist Control (HAC)
– Performance brake packageAuto dusk sensing headlights
– Rear stiffness barTyre Pressure Monitoring System
– Rev matching functionRear park assist system
N exterior stylingRear view camera
– 19” alloy wheelsLED daytime running lights (DRL)
– Pirelli P-Zero HN tyresLED headlights and front indicators
– Front & rear bumpersLED side repeaters in mirrors
– Front grilleLED tail lights
– Gloss black exterior mirrorsTemporary space saver spare wheel
– Headlights8” satellite navigation system
– Rear spoiler with brake lightDAB+ digital radio
– Side skirtsApple CarPlay compatibility
N sports interiorAndroid Auto compatibility
– Alloy sports pedalsBluetooth connectivity
– Black headliningCruise control
– N Dark Metal painted trim insertsDual zone climate control
– Performance Blue stitchingDriver’s seat cushion extension
– Sports front seatsDriver’s seat 4-way power lumbar
– Leather appointed steering wheelHeight adjustable front seats
– 4.2” TFT colour Supervision clusterTilt & telescopic steering column
Front & rear power windows;Luggage power outlet
– One touch auto up/down windowsRear seat centre fold-down armrest

Pricing (excluding on-road costs):

i30 N 6-speed manual:         $39,990


Metallic/Mica paint:             $495

Luxury Pack:                          $3,000

Luxury Pack with Panoramic Sunroof: $5,000


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