Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30 - Spec Comparison
A Complete Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30 Comparison from Group 1

Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30

The vehicles found on this page are extremely popular and due to this appeal, they are often compared to one another. Because of this we have decided to do a Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30 Buyers’ Comparison, so as to enable you to make the right decision when choosing which of these safe, reliable and eye-catching vehicles would best suit your budget and driving needs. Please note however that although the Hyundai i20 remains one of our top-selling vehicles, the i30 has been discontinued and is now only available as a pre-owned Hyundai.

The Hyundai i20 & i30 Spec Comparison

Hyundai i20

Hyundai i20

Available Models:

  • i20 1.2 Motion Manual
  • i20 1.2 Fluid Manual
  • i20 1.4 Motion Automatic
  • i20 1.4 Fluid Manual
  • i20 1.4 Fluid Automatic
  • i20 1.4 Active Manual

Engine Specs:

i20 1.2
Power: 61 @ 6 000 rpm
Torque: 115 @ 4 000 rpm

i20 1.4
Power: 74 @ 6 000 rpm
Torque: 133 @ 3 500 rpm

Safety Features:

  • Driver & Passenger Airbag
  • ABS with EBD
  • Front Fog & LED Daytime running lights*
  • Auto Light Control*
  • Central Locking with Remote Entry & Alarm

*Model variant specific

Comfort & Convenience:

  • Air-Conditioner
  • Infotainment system with RDS/MP3/AUX/USB
  • Steering Wheel Multifunction Controls Audio Control, Integrated Bluetooth & On-Board Computer
  • Power-Assisted Steering System (MDPS)
  • Steering Column Adjustment
  • Side Mirror Electric Adjustment & Heated
  • Electric Side Mirror Folding Function*
  • Electric Window Operation
  • Leather Steering Wheel & Gear Knob*
  • Rear Park Assist

*Model variant specific

Hyundai i20 Pricing:

For our latest Hyundai i20 Pricing please visit our New Hyundai i20 page.

View Our Hyundai i20 Deals
Hyundai i30

Hyundai i30

Available Models:

  • i30 1.6l Hatch, Petrol, 6-Speed Manual
  • i30 1.6l Hatch, Petrol, 6-Speed Automatic
  • i30 1.8l Hatch, Petrol, 6-Speed Manual

Engine Specs:

i30 1.6l
Power: 95kW @ 6 300 rpm
Torque: 157Nm @ 4 850 rpm

i30 1.8l
Power: 110kW @ 6 500 rpm
Torque: 178Nm @ 4 700 rpm

Safety Features:

  • Driver, Passenger, Side & Curtain Airbags
  • ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD
  • ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
  • VSM (Vehicle Stability Management)
  • Flex Steer Functionality


Comfort & Convenience:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Power-Assisted Steering System (MDPS)
  • Steering Column Adjustment Tilt & Telescope
  • Steering Wheel Multifunction Controls Audio, Cruise & Bluetooth
  • Electric Side Mirrors Adjustment
  • Electric Side Mirrors Folding Function
  • Electric Front & Rear Window Operation
  • Cruise Control
  • Park Assist


Hyundai i30 Pricing:

Due to the fact that the Hyundai i30 has been discontinued in South Africa, you can find our current vehicle availability and pricing on our Pre-owned Hyundai i30 page.

View Our Hyundai i30 Pre-owned Page

The Hyundai i20

The current second generation of Hyundai i20’s has built on the ground-breaking legacy of the first and scores big on safety as well as value for money. It is a massive leap forward in pure engineering quality and offers South Africans the chance to own a vehicle that is exceptionally well built and neatly styled. It also comes with a range of features such as air-conditioning and a USB port as standard, which one would not find in many other competitors cars in the same class or price range. The current engine options of the Hyundai i20 please refer to the comparative table above or visit the Hyundai i20 page.

The Hyundai i20 vs. i30

It is not easy to compare i20 and i30 Hyundai vehicles, as they are aimed at distinctly different segments of the South African automotive market. However, the one thing that is easy to do is to show you all of the good things that they have in common:
Reliability: Both the Hyundai i20 and the Hyundai i30 have won global recognition as two of the most reliable vehicles in their class.
Safety: The Hyundai i20 and the Hyundai i30 both scored exceptionally well in the Euro NCAP Safety Tests.

The Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30 Comparison

The best way to make up your mind about which of these two vehicles is perfect for you – is to take both for a test drive. The customer-focused automotive sales staff at our showrooms in Midrand and Knysna will be only too happy to assist you in this regard. Please also feel free to ask as many Hyundai i20 vs Hyundai i30 comparison questions as you wish, as our staff have great individual model knowledge of current South African Hyundai vehicles such as the i20 as well as older discontinued models such as the Hyundai i30.

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