AT A GLANCE: Hyundai i30

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 29 September, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 29 September, 2007, 12:00am

What drives it? A four-cylinder, 1,975cc, 143 brake-horsepower engine with continuous variable valve timing and a four-speed automatic gearbox, power-assisted steering and brakes with 15-inch ventilated discs on 16-inch wheels.

How fast is it? The marque says it tops at 205km/h.

How thirsty is it? The dealer says it drinks 7.6 litres per 100km on a combined run.

How safe is it? Six airbags, active headrests, adjustable seat belts with pre-tensioners, anti-lock braking with electronic brake-force distribution and options for electronic stability and rear-parking sensors.

Fug factor: It spews 182 grams of CO2 per km, the fug equivalent of 1.4 Smart ForTwos.

Available: From HK$152,000 at Hyundai Hong Kong (tel: 3428 8288).