Hyundai i30 N Crowned Number 1 at UK Car of the Year Awards

Hyundai’s first ever performance model, which falls under the N sub-brand and is engineered in Hyundai’s dedicated High-Performance Vehicle Division, has been awarded Best Hot Hatch at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018.

Winning this category means the i30 N will now compete for the overall UK Car of the Year Award, this will be announced later in February.

Panel judges at the Car Awards commented on the vehicles style, specification and fun-drive character.

Judge Alisdair Suttie commented, “Straight out of the blocks, Hyundai has come up with an exciting, entertaining and affordable fast hatch with great desirability.”

Other judges on the awards panel commended the i30 N’s overall abilities and not just outright performance. Judge Chris Russon praised Hyundai by saying “What Hyundai has achieved with the i30N is nothing short of remarkable. Incredible performance on every front and one for real drivers.”

The Hyundai i30 N is an all-around package of style, equipment, price and state-of-the-art high-performance technologies. Making the vehicle a fast and fun alternative to the more established names. 

Tony Whitehorn, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor UK said how this award “is a testament to how well the i30 N has been received so far.”

The i30 N is available to test drive now and is priced from only £24,995. The vehicle is available in two specifications, i30 N and i30 N Performance.

To find out more about the i30 N or to book your test drive simply click the links at the top of this page.