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.
What's a good small car for $20,000?
I'm looking at buying a small car, preferably 2013-15 and priced around $20,000. I drive 50 minutes each way per day, and two thirds of it is highway driving. I also want a car my daughter can do her ...Read more
Fuel cap replacement on i30
Someone broke the fuel cap off my son's Hyundai i30 so we went to a dealership and were told there is not a part in Australia and, because of the storms in Sydney, they can't order a part for at ...Read more
2011 Hyundai i30 blowing headlights
I've a problem with my 2011 Hyundai i30 diesel blowing headlights — at least four times. I haven't taken it to Hyundai yet fearing they will charge me for a new headlight globe and won't solve the ...Read more
Hyundai i30 is the nicer drive
My husband and I are in our mid 60s and looking to upgrade from our 2002 Hyundai Elantra that we've had since 2003. What is the difference between the Hyundai Elantra and the i30 and which do you ...Read more
Mazda CX-3 or Hyundai i30: Which should I buy?
I am looking to upgrade to either a Mazda CX-3 or a Hyundai i30 SR. As I will be doing a fair amount of driving, should I look at a diesel? Read more
Toyota Corolla: Wagon coming back?
Is Toyota bringing back the Corolla station wagon? I have a 2005 model with 120,000km on the odometer that has given years of trouble-free motoring. If I update what is available in a similar size to ...Read more
Hyundai i30 arrival date?
When will the facelifted Hyundai i30 go on sale in Australia? Read more
Hyundai i30 2010: Knocking noise
Recently my 2010 Hyundai i30 started making a knocking noise. It was not overheating, not blowing smoke and was running perfectly until then. The Hyundai dealer said that because the spark plugs were ...Read more
First car advice | small get-around car
I'm looking to buy my first car and I'm confused and unsure. I have two children under seven, with about $8000 to $10,000 budgeted to buy a small get-around car to drive in the suburbs. I like ...Read more
Hatches around $10-15K
I am looking to get a smallish, economical and cheap running car around the $10-15,000 mark. I need a little bit of space so am looking at hatches. So far the Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus and ...Read more
Why do small cars make power so high?
I'm in the process of buying a new small car, most likely a Mazda3 Maxx or Hyundai i30 Elite, so I've been reading the specifications. I've tried at least five and all of them show maximum power at ...Read more
Value of Hyundai i30?
I would like your advice regarding the Hyundai i30. It comes for about $20,000, which is less than I have been quoted for a Honda Jazz. The Mazda3 is dearer and I was not keen. Read more
Alfa Romeo for stylish car?
I want to buy an Alfa because it is a beautiful car. I even like the MiTO. I have looked at a Golf, Mazda3, Hyundai i30, Honda Civic and Corolla. My husband wants the Golf for German engineering and ...Read more
Replacing i30 diesel?
I'm just interested to hear your thoughts on my wife's Hyundai i30 diesel. This is a 2008 car and has now clocked up 260,000km on her daily commute from Brisbane to the Gold Coast and we are planning ...Read more
I like your comments on Hyundai and Kia. I have watched Hyundai since the brand's introduction in 1986 and noted them getting better and better. So much so that my wife got a new Lantra Sports Wagon ...Read more
I have a Hyundai i30 and agree with the owner who reckoned the high beam is almost useless. They use cheap halogen bulbs which are somewhat different to the HID low beams in colour. I have replaced ...Read more
Korean choices 2
You say: "We actually think the Koreans now make better cars than most of the Japanese brands." This is a big call. On what basis is that reasoning put forward? Are you saying the quality, ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2013: How can I Improving my headlights?
I own a 2013 Hyundai i30 and want to know what I can do to improve the headlights. They are currently very ordinary and, in particular, it is the high beam which is very poor. The low-beam high- ...Read more
Replacing a Cruze?
My daughter has a 2012 Holden Cruze CDX with 70,000km and she is thinking of selling it due to high maintenance and running costs. She is interested in a Kia Rio hatch or the Hyundai i30, both from ...Read more
Hyundai i30 2014: Problems with sat nav
The navigation system in our 2014 Hyundai i30 SR needed to be replaced five weeks after we took delivery of it. The dealer replaced the system with a reconditioned unit that had scratches on the ...Read more