Hyundai i30N review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Passenger & boot space

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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

Even tall hot hatch fans should have no trouble getting comfortable in the front of the i30N, thanks to plenty of head and leg room.

Despite there being five doors to make getting in and out of the back easy, though, there isn't a vast amount of space inside for rear seat passengers; head room isn’t a problem, but knee room is much tighter than in a Ford Focus ST or Honda Civic Type R 


The boot isn’t as big as a Type R's or a Renault Megane RS’s, but there’s enough space for a couple of large suitcases without resorting to dropping the standard 60/40 split-folding rear seats. Be aware that there’s a step in the floor when you do, and in the Performance model, a rear suspension strut brace runs widthways across the floor and gets in the way. If you need a bit more space, the Fastback has a larger boot thanks to its longer tail.

If you do need a bit more space, the Fastback has a larger boot thanks to its longer tail.

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