Volkswagen Golf vs Hyundai i30 Comparison

    Volkswagen Golf

    Hyundai i30

    2024 Volkswagen
    Golf
    vs
    2024 Hyundai
    i30
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    8.2
    8.4
    0.0
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf GTi
    Based on the Hyundai i30 N PREMIUM WITH SUNROOF
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    42L - 50L
    164 to 425 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $32,790 - $77,490
    $23,720 - $54,700
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Remains the consummate all-rounder
    • Impressive front differential and DSG
    • Price cut is very welcome
    Misses
    • Interior remains a Golf 8 weak point
    • Evolution, not revolution under the bonnet
    • Stock isn't as abundant as it once was
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    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Colours Available

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

    Regular i30s:

    • Polar White
    • Fluidic Metal ($595 extra)
    • Amazon Grey ($595 extra)
    • Phantom Black ($595 extra)
    • Fiery Red ($595 extra)
    • Intense Blue ($595 extra)

    i30 N models:

    • Polar White (both)
    • Performance Blue (both)
    • Shadow Grey (hatch)
    • Engine Red (hatch)
    • Phantom Black ($595 extra, both)
    • Dark Knight ($595, hatch only)
    • Intense Blue $595, sedan only)
    • Fiery Red ($595, sedan only)
    • Fluid Metal ($595, sedan only)
    • Cyber Grey ($595, sedan only)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJGASOLINE DIRECT INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 19841580 - 1999
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L2.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    TURBO 4INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 245kW104kW - 206kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 56005500 - 6200
    Torque
    250Nm - 420Nm180Nm - 392Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 21001450 - 4700
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 10.59.5 - 13

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