Hyundai i30 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Hyundai i30 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Used Hyundai i30 review: 2012-2014
Graham Smith reviews the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Hyundai i30 as a used buy. Hyundai hatch's value proposition is still strong. Shame about the radio. New When the first i30 arrived in 2007, it typified ...Read more
Best second-hand hatchbacks?
I took your advice 18 months ago and bought a new Hyundai i30 for my wife, which has been terrific. I now need to buy a second-hand hatchback with a budget of $8000-$9000. I have seen some 2009-10 ...Read more
Hyundai i30 or Kia Cerato: Which should I buy?
My son, 23, is looking to buy a new car, either the Hyundai i30 or the Kia Cerato as he likes the idea that each has a long warranty. Ceratos are running at the moment for $17,990 drive-away. Should ...Read more
Toyota Corolla: Replacement options
We are thinking of replacing a Toyota Corolla with a car of similar size. Some options are Hyundai i30, Mazda3 or another Corolla. Which is the best option? It must be manual with cruise control. Read more
Golf or i30 for a new small car?
My wife is after a new small car and we have a few options in mind. The final two are the Hyundai i30 Active X and the Volkswagen Golf 92TSI. Our preference is for one equipped with Apple CarPlay, ...Read more
What's a safe, small car under $15,000?
I am looking for a 5-star ANCAP rated manual car for my learner driver son that will serve him well as a P-plater and beyond. I was looking at a Ford Focus, but I have heard it has quality issues ( ...Read more
Price for a Hyundai sun visor?
I asked my local mechanic to price a new driver’s side sun visor for my MY2010 Hyundai i30 CW, which has a broken hinge. Hyundai’s price was a whopping $220. Perhaps I should trade the car in, as it ...Read more
Best small hatch for $12k
My mum is looking for a small four-door hatch and would like to get the best value for money. She is willing to pay up to $12,000. Read more
Used Hyundai i30 review: 2007-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Hyundai i30 as a used buy. Read more
Sedan with good storage space and suspension?
This year we were looking to replace our 2004 Toyota Camry and, because of favourable recommendations, yours including, we decided on a Hyundai i30. We found it had insufficient boot space to easily ...Read more
Camry Altise or i30 SR?
I'm thinking about buying either a new Toyota Camry Altise or the Hyundai i30 SR. What do you think? Read more
HR-V or i30 for new car?
I need a new car and I think I'm down to two choices. It's either the Honda HR-V VTI-s or Hyundai i30 Premium. Some people are suggesting Hyundai cars are still throwaways after five years. Any ...Read more
Hyundai Bluetooth pairing
I am surprised at your assessment of the Hyundai Bluetooth in your Car of the Year judging. I have owned two Hyundai vehicles with Bluetooth radios and they paired easily with no problem each time ...Read more
What's a good $15,000 family car?
We are looking for a secondhand small to medium car for around $15,000. We have just had the gearbox go in our 5-year-old 2010 Holden Cruze manual after 170,000 km, and we don't want to go Holden ...Read more
Buy i30 now or wait for a deal?
We are looking for a new car up to $25,000 and our pick is a Hyundai i30 Active X. Can you recommend any other make that you think is better and should we wait for any new model updates or until ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2010: Door not opening
I recently noticed that the front passenger door on my 2010 Hyundai i30 does not open from either the inside or outside. I just wanted to know in your experience on the cost that it would to repair ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2013: Smoke from the exhaust
I have a 2013 Hyundai i30 1.8-litre petrol. At about 28,000km, when accelerating in third and changing into fourth at about 60km/h, a cloud of white smoke came from the exhaust. It was so thick I ...Read more
Hyundai i30: How do I know if it has paint protection?
We recently bought a new Hyundai i30 with paint protection coating at a cost of $995. We are not sure if this has actually been applied — how can we tell if it's been done? We have had this ...Read more
Good wagon for carrying lots of gear?
I need a small automatic wagon up to five years old and preferably having covered less than 100,000km. I need a wagon because my father-in-law has a walker and I have photography equipment to load ...Read more
Good small family car for $25k?
I'm looking to buy a small family car and considering Holden Cruze 1.6SRi, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai i30 wagon. And I like the idea of the Skoda Rapid Spaceback. My budget is $25,000, so do you have ...Read more