Hyundai i30 2010 vs Audi A3 2008

Hyundai i30
2010 - 2012
Audi A3
2008 - 2013
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.6 Petrol


Power: 109 HP102 HP
Torque: 137 NM148 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11.7 seconds12.1 seconds
Hyundai i30 is more dynamic to drive.
Hyundai i30 engine produces 7 HP more power than Audi A3, but torque is 11 NM less than Audi A3. Thanks to more power Hyundai i30 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.86.9
Real fuel consumption: 7.4 l/100km7.6 l/100km
The Hyundai i30 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Hyundai i30 consumes 1.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Audi A3, which means that by driving the Hyundai i30 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 165 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Hyundai i30 consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Audi A3.
Fuel tank capacity: 53 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 910 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
1010 km on highway1010 km on highway
710 km with real consumption720 km with real consumption


Length: 4.28 m4.29 m
Width: 1.78 m1.76 m
Height: 1.48 m1.42 m
Hyundai i30 is 1 cm shorter than the Audi A3, 2 cm wider, while the height of Hyundai i30 is 6 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 340 litres370 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1250 litres1104 litres
Hyundai i30 has 30 litres less trunk space than the Audi A3. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Hyundai i30 (by 146 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters10.7 meters
The turning circle of the Hyundai i30 is 0.5 metres less than that of the Audi A3, which means Hyundai i30 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`7201`785
Safety: no data

above average
Audi A3 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Hyundai i30 has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Audi A3, so Audi A3 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 36006400
Pros and Cons: Hyundai i30 has
  • more power
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Audi A3 has
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
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