Used Hyundai i30 Estate (2008 - 2012) Equipment

Review by David Ross on
Last Updated: 27 Feb 2015
3.5
The Hyundai i30 is an excellent all-rounder and a good alternative to more mainstream European and Japanese models. The Hyundai i30 Estate builds on this with a good sized boot, but there's more to it than just load-lugging.

4.5 out of 5

Equipment

One of the major draws of the Hyundai i30 is the level of standard kit available. If the Hyundai i30 equipment list isn’t enough to wet your whistle, then a Ford or Vauxhall diehard you must surely be. Three are three trims available: Comfort, Style and Premium and all come with air conditioning, alloy wheels, electronic stability control, electric mirrors, folding rear seats, electric windows, heated mirrors, alarm, CD player, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, lumbar support, roof rails, traction control and a USB/iPod connector.

Stepping up

If you do feel that there’s still not enough goodies there, upgrade from Comfort to Style for larger alloys, automatic headlights, front foglights, part-leather seats and the tyre pressure monitoring system. The top-of-the-range Premium grade adds even larger wheels, upgrades the air conditioning to electronic climate control and gets full leather seat facings (these were changed to half leather at the beginning of 2010), heated front seats and rear parking sensors. If you are hell-bent on the Style mid-trim bear in mind that Hyundai stopped building them in December 2009 so you won’t find later models in that specification. The Japanese car maker reasoned that the Comfort trim was pretty much good enough in terms of equipment for UK buyers and, quite sensibly, withdrew it.

Hyundai i30 Estate accessories

There’s not much on the accessories list since the car is pretty well specced up in all three trims. New, buyers would have had to shell out extra for metallic paint and sat nav, and it’ll be a rare find if you see an i30 Estate with privacy glass (also a cost option).

Parkers recommends

The i30 is a budget car so there’s not much point in holding out for a Premium model and we think that the Comfort model is perfectly adequate for the job it’s designed to do, which is to carry kids and bulky stuff in er… comfort. Of course, if you do find a Premium model at a bargain price, it would be foolish to turn your nose up at it and continue your search for slightly cheaper models. Go for Comfort and avoid auto models, because they can be a little slow on gearchange.

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  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Side airbags
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control
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