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Compare Hyundai Sonata 8 vs Hyundai i30 III Hatchback facelift

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Neoscore
37%
32%
Pros
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Decent exterior styling
  • Decent build quality
  • Decent performance
  • Good handling
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

1.6 T-GDI AT
2.0 GDI Hybrid AT
2.5 GDI AT
2.5 Turbo GDI AT
1.0 T-GDi
1.0 T-GDi DCT
1.5 DPi
1.5 T-GDi
1.5 T-GDi DCT
1.6 CRDi 115
1.6 CRDi 115 DCT
1.6 CRDi 136
1.6 CRDi 136 DCT
i30 N Performance
i30 N Performance DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
1.0 T-GDi395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.0 T-GDi DCT395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.5 DPi395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.5 T-GDi395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.5 T-GDi DCT395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.6 CRDi 115395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.6 CRDi 115 DCT395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.6 CRDi 136395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-ft1.6 CRDi 136 DCT395 L / 13.9 cu-ft ~ 1301 L / 45.9 cu-fti30 N Performance381 L / 13.5 cu-ft ~ 1287 L / 45.4 cu-fti30 N Performance DCT381 L / 13.5 cu-ft ~ 1287 L / 45.4 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
1.6 T-GDI AT4.6 L / 4.9 qt2.0 GDI Hybrid AT5.2 L / 5.5 qt2.5 GDI AT5.6 L / 5.9 qt2.5 Turbo GDI AT6.3 L / 6.7 qt
Fuel Capacity
1.6 T-GDI AT60.0 L / 15.9 gal2.0 GDI Hybrid AT50.0 L / 13.2 gal2.5 GDI AT60.0 L / 15.9 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
1.6 T-GDI AT462 kg / 1019 lbs2.0 GDI Hybrid AT449 kg / 990 lbs2.5 GDI AT527 kg / 1162 lbs2.5 Turbo GDI AT459 kg / 1012 lbs
1.0 T-GDi576 kg / 1270 lbs1.0 T-GDi DCT576 kg / 1270 lbs1.5 DPi574 kg / 1265 lbs1.5 T-GDi580 kg / 1279 lbs1.5 T-GDi DCT578 kg / 1274 lbs1.6 CRDi 115577 kg / 1272 lbs1.6 CRDi 115 DCT577 kg / 1272 lbs1.6 CRDi 136577 kg / 1272 lbs1.6 CRDi 136 DCT577 kg / 1272 lbsi30 N Performance451 kg / 994 lbsi30 N Performance DCT435 kg / 959 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Vented 12"1.6 T-GDI ATVentilated discs, 325 mm2.0 GDI Hybrid ATVentilated discs, 305 mm2.5 GDI ATVentilated discs, 305-325 mm2.5 Turbo GDI ATVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Disc, 345 mm
Brakes | Rear
solid 11.2"1.6 T-GDI ATDisc, 300 mm2.0 GDI Hybrid ATDisc, 284 mm2.5 GDI ATDisc, 300 mm2.5 Turbo GDI ATDisc, 325.12 mm
Disc, 314 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
13.27x
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
1.6 T-GDI AT235/45 R182.0 GDI Hybrid AT205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 GDI AT205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 Turbo GDI AT245/40 R19
235/35 R19 Y
Turning Circle
36.1 ft1.6 T-GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft2.0 GDI Hybrid AT11.0 m / 36.1 ft2.5 GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft2.5 Turbo GDI AT10.9 m / 35.8 ft
11.7 m / 38.2 ft

Construction

Body Style
1.6 T-GDI AT4-door Sedan2.0 GDI Hybrid AT4-door hybrid Sedan2.5 GDI AT4-door Sedan2.5 Turbo GDI AT4-door Sedan
1.0 T-GDi5-door Hatchback1.0 T-GDi DCT5-door Hatchback1.5 DPi5-door Hatchback1.5 T-GDi5-door mild-hybrid Hatchback1.5 T-GDi DCT5-door mild-hybrid Hatchback1.6 CRDi 1155-door Hatchback1.6 CRDi 115 DCT5-door Hatchback1.6 CRDi 1365-door mild-hybrid Hatchback1.6 CRDi 136 DCT5-door mild-hybrid Hatchbacki30 N Performance5-door Hatchbacki30 N Performance DCT5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1445 mm / 56.9 in
1.0 T-GDi1455 mm / 57.3 in1.0 T-GDi DCT1455 mm / 57.3 in1.5 DPi1455 mm / 57.3 in1.5 T-GDi1455 mm / 57.3 in1.5 T-GDi DCT1455 mm / 57.3 in1.6 CRDi 1151455 mm / 57.3 in1.6 CRDi 115 DCT1455 mm / 57.3 in1.6 CRDi 1361455 mm / 57.3 in1.6 CRDi 136 DCT1455 mm / 57.3 ini30 N Performance1419 mm / 55.9 ini30 N Performance DCT1419 mm / 55.9 in
Size | Length
4900 mm / 192.9 in
4340 mm / 170.9 in
Size | Width
1859 mm / 73.2 in
1795 mm / 70.7 in
Track Width | Front
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
Weight
1.6 T-GDI AT1465.0 kg / 3229.8 lbs2.0 GDI Hybrid AT1508.0 kg / 3324.6 lbs2.5 GDI AT1415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.5 Turbo GDI AT1611.0 kg / 3551.6 lbs
1.0 T-GDi1204.0 kg / 2654.4 lbs1.0 T-GDi DCT1234.0 kg / 2720.5 lbs1.5 DPi1176.0 kg / 2592.6 lbs1.5 T-GDi1250.0 kg / 2755.8 lbs1.5 T-GDi DCT1282.0 kg / 2826.3 lbs1.6 CRDi 1151313.0 kg / 2894.7 lbs1.6 CRDi 115 DCT1343.0 kg / 2960.8 lbs1.6 CRDi 1361313.0 kg / 2894.7 lbs1.6 CRDi 136 DCT1343.0 kg / 2960.8 lbsi30 N Performance1419.0 kg / 3128.4 lbsi30 N Performance DCT1455.0 kg / 3207.7 lbs
Wheel Size
1.6 T-GDI AT7.5J x 182.0 GDI Hybrid AT6.5J x 16, 7J x172.5 GDI AT6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 172.5 Turbo GDI AT8.0J x 19
8.0J x 19
Wheelbase
2840 mm / 111.8 in
2650 mm / 104.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.0 T-GDi11.2 sec1.0 T-GDi DCT11.2 sec1.5 DPi12.3 sec1.5 T-GDi8.4 sec1.5 T-GDi DCT8.6 sec1.6 CRDi 11510.9 sec1.6 CRDi 115 DCT10.9 sec1.6 CRDi 13610.2 sec1.6 CRDi 136 DCT9.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.0 T-GDi10.6 sec1.0 T-GDi DCT10.6 sec1.5 DPi11.7 sec1.5 T-GDi8.0 sec1.5 T-GDi DCT8.2 sec1.6 CRDi 11510.4 sec1.6 CRDi 115 DCT10.4 sec1.6 CRDi 1369.7 sec1.6 CRDi 136 DCT9.4 sec
Braking | 100 km/h - 0
34.6 m / 113.5 ft
Coefficient Of Drag
1.6 T-GDI AT0.272.0 GDI Hybrid AT0.242.5 GDI AT0.272.5 Turbo GDI AT0.27
Fuel Economy
1.6 T-GDI AT7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 GDI Hybrid AT4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)2.5 GDI AT7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)2.5 Turbo GDI AT8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.0 T-GDi196.0 km/h / 121.8 mph1.0 T-GDi DCT196.0 km/h / 121.8 mph1.5 DPi187.0 km/h / 116.2 mph1.5 T-GDi210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph1.5 T-GDi DCT210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph1.6 CRDi 115192.0 km/h / 119.3 mph1.6 CRDi 115 DCT192.0 km/h / 119.3 mph1.6 CRDi 136200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph1.6 CRDi 136 DCT200.0 km/h / 124.3 mphi30 N Performance249.0 km/h / 154.7 mphi30 N Performance DCT249.0 km/h / 154.7 mph
Towing Capacity
1.0 T-GDi600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.0 T-GDi DCT300 kg / 661 lbs (w/o brakes) | 700 kg / 1543 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.5 DPi600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.5 T-GDi600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.5 T-GDi DCT600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.6 CRDi 115650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.6 CRDi 115 DCT650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.6 CRDi 136650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)1.6 CRDi 136 DCT650 kg / 1433 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)i30 N Performance700 kg / 1543 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)i30 N Performance DCT700 kg / 1543 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
1.6 T-GDI ATULEV 702.0 GDI Hybrid ATSULEV 302.5 GDI ATSULEV 302.5 Turbo GDI ATULEV 70
1.0 T-GDiEURO 6d1.0 T-GDi DCTEURO 6d1.5 DPiEURO 6d1.5 T-GDiEURO 6d1.5 T-GDi DCTEURO 6d1.6 CRDi 115EURO 6d TEMP1.6 CRDi 115 DCTEURO 6d TEMP1.6 CRDi 136EURO 6d TEMP1.6 CRDi 136 DCTEURO 6d TEMPi30 N PerformanceEuro 6di30 N Performance DCTEuro 6d
Engine | Bore
1.6 T-GDI AT75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT81.0 mm / 3.2 in2.5 GDI AT88.5 mm / 3.5 in2.5 Turbo GDI AT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.6 T-GDI AT10.5:12.0 GDI Hybrid AT14.0:12.5 GDI AT13.0:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6, 2.0, 2.5 L1.6 T-GDI AT1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.0 GDI Hybrid AT2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 GDI AT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc2.5 Turbo GDI AT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
1.0 T-GDi1.0 L / 60.9 cu-in / 998.0 cc1.0 T-GDi DCT1.0 L / 60.9 cu-in / 998.0 cc1.5 DPi1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc1.5 T-GDi1.5 L / 90.4 cu-in / 1482.0 cc1.5 T-GDi DCT1.5 L / 90.4 cu-in / 1482.0 cc1.6 CRDi 1151.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6 CRDi 115 DCT1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6 CRDi 1361.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6 CRDi 136 DCT1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cci30 N Performance2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cci30 N Performance DCT2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.6 T-GDI AT180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0 GDI Hybrid AT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 6000 rpm + 51.0 hp / 38.0 kW @ 1800-2300 rpm (electric motor)2.5 GDI AT191.0 hp / 142.4 kW @ 6100 rpm2.5 Turbo GDI AT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
1.0 T-GDi120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 6000 rpm1.0 T-GDi DCT120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 6000 rpm1.5 DPi110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 6000 rpm1.5 T-GDi160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 5500 rpm1.5 T-GDi DCT160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 5500 rpm1.6 CRDi 115115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 4000 rpm1.6 CRDi 115 DCT115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 4000 rpm1.6 CRDi 136136.0 hp / 101.4 kW @ 4000 rpm1.6 CRDi 136 DCT136.0 hp / 101.4 kW @ 4000 rpmi30 N Performance280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 6000 rpmi30 N Performance DCT280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.6 T-GDI AT112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT75.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 GDI AT76.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.5 Turbo GDI AT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
1.0 T-GDi120.2 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in1.0 T-GDi DCT120.2 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in1.5 DPi73.4 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in1.5 T-GDi108.0 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.5 T-GDi DCT108.0 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.6 CRDi 11572.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in1.6 CRDi 115 DCT72.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in1.6 CRDi 13685.1 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in1.6 CRDi 136 DCT85.1 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-ini30 N Performance140.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-ini30 N Performance DCT140.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.6 T-GDI AT89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 GDI Hybrid AT97.0 mm / 3.8 in2.5 GDI AT101.5 mm / 4.0 in2.5 Turbo GDI AT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
1.6 T-GDI AT264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0 GDI Hybrid AT188 Nm / 138.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1800 rpm2.5 GDI AT245 Nm / 180.7 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm2.5 Turbo GDI AT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
1.0 T-GDi172 Nm / 126.9 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm1.0 T-GDi DCT172 Nm / 126.9 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm1.5 DPi144 Nm / 106.2 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm1.5 T-GDi253 Nm / 186.6 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 rpm1.5 T-GDi DCT253 Nm / 186.6 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 rpm1.6 CRDi 115280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 1500-2750 rpm1.6 CRDi 115 DCT300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 1500-2500 rpm1.6 CRDi 136280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 1500-3000 rpm1.6 CRDi 136 DCT320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000-2250 rpmi30 N Performance392 Nm / 289.1 lb-ft @ 2100-4700 rpmi30 N Performance DCT392 Nm / 289.1 lb-ft @ 2100-4700 rpm
Engine | Type
I4 Smartstream: G1.6 T-GDi, G2.0 LPi, G2.0 MPi, G2.0 GDi (Hybrid); G2.5 MPi, G2.5 GDi1.6 T-GDI ATTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 GDI Hybrid ATdirect-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 GDI ATNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 Turbo GDI ATTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.0 T-GDiTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.0 T-GDi DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.5 DPiNaturally-aspirated direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.5 T-GDiTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.5 T-GDi DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6 CRDi 115Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6 CRDi 115 DCTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6 CRDi 136Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6 CRDi 136 DCTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinderi30 N PerformanceTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderi30 N Performance DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal
Transmission | Gears
6- or 8-speed1.6 T-GDI AT8-speed2.0 GDI Hybrid AT6-speed2.5 GDI AT8-speed2.5 Turbo GDI AT8-speed
1.0 T-GDi6-speed1.0 T-GDi DCT7-speed1.5 DPi6-speed1.5 T-GDi6-speed1.5 T-GDi DCT7-speed1.6 CRDi 1156-speed1.6 CRDi 115 DCT7-speed1.6 CRDi 1366-speed1.6 CRDi 136 DCT7-speedi30 N Performance6-speedi30 N Performance DCT8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic1.6 T-GDI ATAutomatic2.0 GDI Hybrid ATAutomatic SHIFTRONIC2.5 GDI ATAutomatic2.5 Turbo GDI ATAutomatic
1.0 T-GDiManual1.0 T-GDi DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)1.5 DPiManual1.5 T-GDiManual1.5 T-GDi DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)1.6 CRDi 115Manual1.6 CRDi 115 DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)1.6 CRDi 136Manual1.6 CRDi 136 DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)i30 N PerformanceManuali30 N Performance DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)

Production

Availability
20201.6 T-GDI AT20192.0 GDI Hybrid AT20202.5 GDI AT20192.5 Turbo GDI AT2020
1.0 T-GDi20201.0 T-GDi DCT20201.5 DPi20201.5 T-GDi20201.5 T-GDi DCT20201.6 CRDi 11520201.6 CRDi 115 DCT20201.6 CRDi 13620201.6 CRDi 136 DCT2020i30 N Performance2021i30 N Performance DCT2021
Debut
2019-03
Made In
South Korea, US, China
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