Hyundai launches i40 Sedan

Hyundai i40 Sedan
Following the much-anticipated launch of the Hyundai i40 Tourer in 2011, Hyundai Motor Company Australia has launched the latest addition to the Hyundai range – the new i40 Sedan. Designed and engineered at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany, the new i40 Sedan further represents Hyundai’s commitment to delivering vehicles which combine sleek Euro-styling with efficiency and affordability.

Expressing Hyundai’s signature “fluidic sculpture” design language, the new i40 Sedan features the latest technologies and fuel efficient powertrains to bring an exciting sedan with an impressive on-road presence.

The i40 Sedan delivers a high level of premium specifications with a focus on quality and style, offering modern design, surprising interior space and an abundance of comfort and safety features.

Hyundai brings all-new satellite navigation technology into the i40 Sedan, which operates with SUNA live traffic updates visible on a centre-fascia mounted 7” full colour screen.

The new i40 Sedan again demonstrates Hyundai’s expertise in engine technology, incorporating the ‘U-II’ 1.7-litre CRDi diesel engine and the 2.0-litre GDI engine from Hyundai’s ‘Nu’ engine family. Both are available with a six-speed manual (Active models) or an optional six-speed automatic transmission featuring steering wheel mounted paddle shifters.

Key Features of the new i40 Sedan

Designed and engineered in Europe
5-star ANCAP safety rating
Nine-airbags standard across range
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM),Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Anti-skid Braking System (ABS)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)
Emergency Stop System (ESS)
Eight sensor front and rear park assist across range
LED daytime running lights
Speed limiter
Electric Park Brake (EPB)
All-new 2.0-litre ‘Nu’ GDI petrol engine or all-new 1.7-litre ‘U-II’ CRDi diesel engine.
Six-speed manual (Active models) or six-speed automatic transmissions
Australian tuned suspension and steering
Supervision instrument cluster as standard on all variants
Static bending headlights
7” touch screen satellite navigation with SUNA traffic updates and 3 year free map updates (Elite and Premium models)
Premium sound system (Elite and Premium variants)
Solar glass with tinted rear privacy glass (Elite and Premium models)
Rear view camera (Premium variants)
Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS) (Premium models)
Segment-unique features

i40 Sedan Active CRDi turbo-diesel with six-speed manual transmission – 4.7 L/100 km best-in-class combined fuel economy^
Segment first automatic front windscreen de-fog function (Elite and Premium variants)
Segment first heated and ventilated driver and passenger front seats (Premium variants)
Segment first heated rear seats (Premium variants)

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