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Hyundai Motor UK Announces I30 Fastback Pricing And Specifications

  • i30 Fastback prices start from £20,305 on the road
  • Fastback is the final model in the i30 family, joining Hatchback, Tourer and N
  • 1.0 T-GDi engine introduced for Premium and Premium SE specifications
  • £500 price premium over i30 Hatchback; distinctive design without any pricing compromise

Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification of the i30 Fastback, which will go on sale in the UK on the 18th January.

The i30 Fastback is the final addition to the i30 range, with the new body type reflecting Hyundai’s design language but with a distinct character set apart from the rest of the range. The i30 Fastback has a roofline that is lowered by 30 millimetres compared with the i30 Hatchback, enhancing the car’s wide stance, improving aerodynamics and creating a distinctive silhouette, which is complemented with two new alloy wheel designs. The roofline tapers towards the rear, where it meets with an integrated rear spoiler and continues to the rear lights.

At the front, the height of the i30 family’s signature Cascading Grille has been reduced for i30 Fastback to give a wider stance, a more clearly defined look and to emphasise the bonnet. A lower horizontal air intake below the grille and an angled lower front spoiler gives the i30 Fastback a distinctive front. Redesigned LED daytime running lights mounted in the new front bumper and headlamps with a dark surround round off the i30 Fastback’s visual differences over the i30 Hatchback and Tourer.

The i30 Fastback is available in three trim levels: SE Nav, Premium and Premium SE, with specifications mirroring the i30 Hatchback and Tourer models. The 1.0 T-GDi and 1.4 T-GDi petrol engines are also carried across from the i30 Hatchback and Tourer, with i30 Fastback introducing the 1.0 T-GDi to the Premium and Premium SE trim levels for the first time.

The i30 Fastback is priced from £20,305 on the road for the SE Nav 1.0 T- GDi 120PS 6 speed manual. This offers a comprehensive equipment list including integrated satellite navigation with 8” LCD touchscreen, incorporating Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto, Bluetooth with voice recognition and wireless phone charging on compatible handsets, rear parking assist system, rear view camera. Cloth seats are standard, with both drivers and passenger’s seats height adjustable and with additional electric lumbar adjustment to the driver’s side. A leather steering wheel is standard. Externally, the SE Nav features a unique 17” alloy wheel design, front fog lamps and halogen headlamps with smart high beam function. 3 engine and transmission combinations are available, the 1.0 T-GDi 120PS 6 speed manual, 1.4 T-GDi 140PS 6 speed manual or 1.4 T-GDi with a 7 speed DCT.

Priced from £22,105 on the road, the i30 Fastback Premium 1.0 T-GDi 120PS 6 speed manual introduces additional enhancements to technology and connectivity, with integrated satellite navigation from an 8” LCD touchscreen system, incorporating Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto, Bluetooth with voice recognition and wireless phone charging*, dual zone climate control, electronic parking brake with auto hold function, privacy glass and heated front seats with artificial leather/cloth seat facings. Drivers also benefit from an electrically adjustable seat, a supervision instrument cluster with 4.2” display, front and rear parking assist system, LED front headlights and rear combination lights. Powertrain choices remain as per the SE Nav, with 1.4 T-GDi equipped models featuring a new 18” alloy wheel design (17” on 1.0 T-GDi).

i30 Fastback Premium SE is available from £23,405 for the 1.0 T-GDi 120PS 6 speed manual and adds panoramic sunroof, leather seat facings and a heated steering wheel to the Premium specification. Premium SE is also available with the 1.4 T-GDi 140PS 6 speed manual or 1.4 T-GDi with a 7 speed DCT transmission. As per Premium specification, 1.4 T-GDi models are equipped with 18” alloy wheels, with 1.0 T-GDi engine models running on 17”alloy wheels.

i30 Fastback shares the high level of standard safety equipment seen on the rest of the i30 family, with Lane Departure Warning System, Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Hill Start Assist Control featuring on all models. In addition, Blind Spot Detection System and Rear Cross Traffic Alert are also standard equipment on Premium and Premium SE models.

The i30 Fastback range is available in 8 colours, Engine Red and Polar White are no cost solid paint options, with metallic paint options of Ara Blue, Fiery Red and Micron Grey, together with pearl paint options of Phantom Black, Platinum Silver and Stargazing Blue all a £585 customer option.

Across the i30 Fastback range, the standard interior colour is Oceanids Black, however customers choosing the Premium SE specification level have an additional choice of Slate Grey / Black interior as a no cost option.

Tony Whitehorn, President and CEO Hyundai Motor UK said, “The i30 Fastback is the final model of the i30 family to be launched and with it comes a vehicle with its own distinct and unique style. The i30 models all share a core family DNA of connected technologies, powertrains and safety equipment, yet each model has its own set of abilities, be it the Hatchback with its family friendly economy and equipment, the Tourer with its mixture of large interior space and powerful yet efficient diesel engines, the N with its total focus on driving fun and now the Fastback with its own charismatic exterior style”

All i30 Fastback models come with Hyundai’s industry leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty, 5 Year Roadside Assistance package, 5 Year Annual Health Check, and 12 Year Anti Corrosion Warranty.

About Hyundai Motor

Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centres worldwide and in 2015 sold 4.96 million vehicles globally. With more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up with localised models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting with the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, the world’s first model with three electrified powertrains in a single body type.

About Hyundai Motor UK

Hyundai has sold vehicles in the UK since 1982. In 2005, Hyundai opened its own UK subsidiary, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd, based in High Wycombe. Since 2008, the company has risen from 21st to one of the top 10 car manufacturers in the UK and last year sold a record 92,510 vehicles. Hyundai Motor UK employs more than 3,000 people through its UK operations and dealer network. Hyundai offers a full range of vehicles from the award-winning New Generation i10 city car through to the capable Santa Fe SUV and iLoad LCV. All passenger cars come with Hyundai’s industry-leading 5 Year Unlimited Mileage Warranty package. Further information about Hyundai and its products is available at


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