The left-hand-drive European model with 1.4 litre engine was tested by Euro NCAP. Hyundai provided evidence to ANCAP that all Australian variants provide comparable occupant protection.
The tested model of Hyundai i30 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand during 2012. This rating applies to all 5-door and 3-door hatch and wagon variants. Dual front airbags, driver knee airbag, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. The vehicle tested by Euro NCAP did not have a knee airbag. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats. Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.
5 Stars. The Hyundai i30 scored 15.35 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver and passenger and a slight risk of serious leg injury for the driver. The vehicle scored 15.33 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver. A further two points were scored in the pole test.