The i40 doesn’t undercut big-name rivals to the extent other Hyundais do, but it’ll still cost you less to buy than an equivalent Ford Mondeo or Volkswagen Passat. Both diesel engines average over 60mpg and attract a low company car tax rating, especially when fitted with engine stop-start technology. Strange as it sounds, though, stop-start is standard on the cheapest trim, but not on higher-spec cars.
Hyundai i40 Tourer quality & reliability
Interior quality has taken a big step forward from previous Hyundais: there are lots of appealing, soft-touch plastics and everything has a solid, built-to-last feel. The company also performed well in our last Reliability Survey and, like every Hyundai, the i40 comes with a five-year, unlimited-mileage warranty and five years’ roadside assistance.
Hyundai i40 Tourer safety & security
Every i40 Tourer features a host of driver aids, including emergency brake assist and electronic stability control. There are also seven airbags: twin front, side and curtain ’bags and a driver’s knee ’bag. All this helped the car achieve a five-star crash rating from Euro NCAP. On the security front, deadlocks, locking wheelnuts and a Thatcham Category 1 alarm are all standard across the board.