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Hyundai throws new spices on its middle-tier i30 SR for a tangy result
15 Jul 2016
IT WOULD be unfair to say the Hyundai i30 SR Series II is suffering a late-life crisis, primarily because it’s part of a hatchback range that has sold so well since its 2012 local launch that it can stride into retirement with head held high..
However, with 62 per cent of i30 buyers seagull-swooping on the entry-level Active routinely on-sale for $19,990 driveaway with free automatic transmission, the sporty-ish SR and SR Premium have been left looking like unwanted chips on the ground, with a take-up rate of just five per cent.
Ahead of the next-generation i30’s arrival early next year, Hyundai Motor Co Australia (HMCA) has now sought to spark greater interest in the duo of SR model grades, but the changes are as small as the threat from another incoming Hyundai sibling is large…
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Model release date: 1 July 2016 to 1 May 2017
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