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Compare Hyundai i30 III Hatchback facelift vs Kia Optima

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Neoscore
32%
69%
Pros
  • Decent build quality
  • Decent performance
  • Good handling
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

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
1.6 T-GDI AWD
1.6T-GDI
2.0
2.0 Hybrid
2.0 LPI
2.5 T-GDI DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
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
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD468 kg / 1032 lbs1.6T-GDI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 Hybrid468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 LPI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT467 kg / 1030 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Disc, 345 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDVentilated discs, 304.8 mm1.6T-GDIVentilated discs2.0Ventilated discs2.0 LPIVentilated discs2.5 T-GDI DCTVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Brakes | Rear
Disc, 314 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDDisc, 284.48 mm1.6T-GDIDisc2.0Disc2.0 LPIDisc2.5 T-GDI DCTDisc, 325.12 mm
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/35 R19 Y
1.6 T-GDI AWD205/65 R16 95H, 235/45 R18 94V1.6T-GDI215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0 Hybrid205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.0 LPI205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 T-GDI DCT245/40 R19 94W
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.2 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
1.8 kWh (gross)
Body Style
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD4-door Hatchback1.6T-GDI4-door Hatchback2.04-door Hatchback2.0 Hybrid4-door hybrid Hatchback2.0 LPI4-door Hatchback2.5 T-GDI DCT4-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
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
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
4340 mm / 170.9 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD4905 mm / 193.1 in1.6T-GDI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.04905 mm / 193.1 in2.0 Hybrid4095 mm / 161.2 in2.0 LPI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.5 T-GDI DCT4905 mm / 193.1 in
Size | Width
1795 mm / 70.7 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1859 mm / 73.2 in1.6T-GDI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.01860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 Hybrid1860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 LPI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
1.6 T-GDI AWD1618.0 mm / 63.7 in1.6T-GDI1618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0 Hybrid1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.0 LPI1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1.6 T-GDI AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in1.6T-GDI1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01625.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0 Hybrid1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.0 LPI1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD1507.0 kg / 3322.4 lbs1.6T-GDI1420.0 kg / 3130.6 lbs2.01415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.0 Hybrid1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs2.0 LPI1410.0 kg / 3108.5 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT1603.0 kg / 3534.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8.0J x 19
1.6 T-GDI AWD6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 181.6T-GDI17 in, 18 in2.017 in, 18 in2.0 Hybrid16 in, 17 in2.0 LPI16 in, 17 in2.5 T-GDI DCT8.0J x 19
Wheelbase
2650 mm / 104.3 in
2850 mm / 112.2 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
CO2 Emission
1.6 T-GDI AWD121 ~ 127 g/km1.6T-GDI121 ~ 127 g/km2.0129 ~ 132 g/km2.0 Hybrid79 ~ 85 g/km2.0 LPI128 ~ 131 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
Fuel Economy
1.6 T-GDI AWD8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)1.6T-GDI7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)2.07.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 Hybrid5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)2.0 LPI9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 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
1.6 T-GDI AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive1.6T-GDIFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 HybridFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.0 LPIRear-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.5 T-GDI DCTFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
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
ULEV 70 - LEV III
Engine | Bore
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD75.6 mm / 3.0 in1.6T-GDI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.075.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 Hybrid75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 LPI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.5 T-GDI DCT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6T-GDI1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.02.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 Hybrid2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 LPI2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 T-GDI DCT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
Engine | Power
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm1.6T-GDI180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 6500 rpm2.0 Hybrid156.0 hp / 116.3 kW @ 6000 rpm + 52.0 hp / 38.8 kW (electric motor)2.0 LPI146.0 hp / 108.9 kW @ 6000 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.6T-GDI112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.080.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 Hybrid78.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 LPI73.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 T-GDI DCT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD89.0 mm / 3.5 in1.6T-GDI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.089.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 Hybrid89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 LPI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.5 T-GDI DCT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Torque
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm1.6T-GDI265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0196 Nm / 144.6 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm2.0 Hybrid190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1770 rpm2.0 LPI191 Nm / 140.9 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
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
1.6 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0 Hybridmulti-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 LPINaturally-aspirated multi-port injected inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 T-GDI DCTTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
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
1.6 T-GDI AWD8-speed1.6T-GDI8-speed2.06-speed2.0 Hybrid6-speed2.0 LPI6-speed2.5 T-GDI DCT8-speed
Transmission | Type
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)
1.6 T-GDI AWDAutomatic1.6T-GDIAutomatic2.0Automatic2.0 HybridAutomatic2.0 LPIAutomatic2.5 T-GDI DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)

Production

Availability
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
2020
Made In
South Korea, USA
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