5 things you need to know about the 2018 Hyundai i30
In-Car infotainment up to the minute…
Hyundai’s new i30 offers both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity as well as native sat-nav across the range. Indeed, the i30’s screen also offers the ability to split the screen, offering nav on one side and multimedia information on the other.
There’s a voice activation button on the steering wheel that gives direct access to either Siri or Android Auto voice control and allows drivers to make calls, send and receive messages (which will be read out) and get directions via Google or Apple Maps, which will be displayed on the screen.
The Hyundai i30’s infotainment system also offers digital radio (DAB+) as well as AM/FM radio. Depending on the variant, wireless phone charging for a compatible Qi-enabled smartphone, or a Qi-enabled case; it is standard on SR, SR Premium, Elite and Premium variants.
There’s a 4.2-inch ‘supervision cluster’ in between the speedo and tachometer which shows, among others, a digital speedo, alerts from the SmartSense system as well as turn-by-turn directions from the native navigation.