How does a Hyundai i30N for RM 248k sound? Rarer than Toyota GR Yaris in Malaysia

Shaun · Sep 21, 2021 04:02 PM

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Whilst browsing the internet for cars we can’t afford (like many of us car nuts always do), we came across a Hyundai i30N for sale on Sime Darby Auto Selection, which is the company’s used car division.

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This particular Hyundai i30N is a 2020 unit with 6,197 km on the clock and is described as “nearly new,” priced at RM 248,800. This could be an ex-demonstration unit, which we have listed the pros and cons of buying one here.

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Also read: Should you buy an ex-demo or ex-company car?

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To recap, the Hyundai i30N was launched in Malaysia in 2019 with a price tag of RM 298,888, limited to only 20 units, which makes it a rarer sight than the 127 units of Toyota GR Yaris allocated here.

Also read: N for Namyang: The 2020 Hyundai i30N is a louder, faster Golf GTI

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Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that pushes out 275 PS/353 Nm (378 Nm on overboost) to the front wheels, and is paired to a 6-speed manual transmission. 0-100 km/h sprint is completed in 6.1 seconds.

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The i30N also comes with electronic limited slip differential, adaptive suspension, variable exhaust note valves, with an interior that feels more German than Korean (it has a panoramic sunroof). 

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The infotainment is an 8-inch touchscreen unit and supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There are also cruise control, reverse camera, and dual-zone automatic air-conditioning.

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It even has ADAS that includes lane departure warning and assistance, forward collision avoidance (warning and assist). It's actually the only car officially available in Malaysia with a manual transmission that’s equipped with ADAS.

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The i30N also has a 381-litre boot that can be expanded to 1,287 litres. So that’s safety and practicality boxes checked, it’s a perfect family car. Buy it and #savethemanuals.

Photo credit: Sime Darby Auto Selection

Also read: Hyundai i30N: Launched in Malaysia in Nov 2019, have you seen any on the road?

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Shaun

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The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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