AT A GLANCE: Hyundai i30
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).