2012 Hyundai i30 makes Frankfurt debut

Hyundai has brought the next-generation i30 hatchback to the Frankfurt motor show for its European debut.

This time Hyundai has provided more details on this C-segment competitor. The i30 measures 4,300 mm long, 1,780 mm wide and 1,470 mm tall. Cargo capacity is now 378 liters with the rear seats upright, having grown by 10 percent compared to the previous generation.

Hyundai is offering the i30 with six different engines ranging in output from 90 PS (66 kW / 89 hp) to 135 PS (99 kW / 133 hp).

The top diesel offering is the 1.6 liter unit with 128 PS (94 kW / 126 hp) and 260 Nm (192 lb-ft) of torque, which Hyundai believes will be its biggest-selling variant in a diesel-friendly Europe.

On the petrol side, the 1.6 liter Gamma DGI unit offers the most power with 135 PS (99 kW / 133 hp) and 164 Nm (121 lb-ft) of torque.

See the press release below for full details.

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Motor show Frankfurt Motor Show
Automaker Hyundai
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