The new 2012 Hyundai i40 Tourer UK Version offer customers a high level of standard specification coupled with competitive cost of ownership. Tourer is a stylish yet uncompromised addition to the medium family estate car market. It offers exceptionally low CO2 emissions and high fuel economy; an intuitive, spacious and contemporary interior package combined with an unparalleled level of standard equipment for its class, all at an accessible price.
2012 Hyundai i40 Tourer UK Version Interior. The sleek design of the Hyundai i40 Tourer does not impact negatively on the levels of interior comfort, cabin versatility and practicality or cargo capacity. The generous wheelbase (2770 mm) and overall width (1815 mm) create a cabin with impressive capacity. The new model delivers best-in-class dimensions for front seats occupants, with head (1025 mm), leg (1170 mm) and shoulder room (1455 mm).
With significant rear headroom and the unique bonus of reclining rear seats, Hyundai’s i40 Tourer promises to give all occupants the most comfortable D-segment ride available, even when spending long periods of time on the road.
Cargo capacity in the i40 more than holds its own among competitors in the class, with figures ranging from 553 litters with the rear seats occupied (loaded to the top of the seatbacks), up to 1719 liters with the rear seats folded down (loaded to the roof).
2012 Hyundai i40 Tourer UK Version Exterior. Exterior of i40 stands out for its fluidic form and distinctive graphic elements. The design represents an evolution of Hyundai’s unique form language, ‘fluidic sculpture’, creating a sleek, elegant Tourer with uncompromised comfort and load capacity. The ‘fluidic sculpture’ design DNA is recognizable by flowing lines inspired by nature which combine to create a dynamic exterior.
The new i40 is significantly sleeker than previous Hyundai models, with an improved aerodynamic drag figure (0.29 Cd wagon, 0.28Cd sedan) – enhancing refinement, performance and fuel economy.
2012 Hyundai i40 Tourer UK Version Engines and Transmissions. Hyundai is anticipating that the ‘high-power’ version of the 1.7-litre diesel unit developing 136PS will be the most popular engine among both private and fleet buyers. This engine’s high torque output (325 Nm from just 2,000 rpm) will ensure a responsive drive with acceleration to 62mph in just 10.6 seconds for the manual model and a brisk 12.0 seconds with automatic. The ‘low-power’ version produces 115PS which takes it from 0-62mph in 12.9 seconds.
The petrol engine is Hyundai’s all new four-cylinder 2.0-litre GDI engine, called ‘Nu’. This all-aluminum engine makes its debut in the i40, promising to deliver higher torque (for enhanced drivability), improved fuel economy and reduced emissions, plus undiminished durability and excellent NVH characteristics.
Equipped with GDI (gasoline direct injection) this 1999 cc unit generates 177PS which ensures that the i40 Tourer boasts best-in-class fuel economy. An i40 with this engine and a manual gearbox will accelerate to 62mph in just 9.7 seconds registering fuel economy figures of 39.2mpg (combined cycle) and achieve a CO2 rating of just 169 g/km.
The 1.6-litre petrol engine offers a well-proven 16-valve Gamma unit. It generates 135PS and accelerates from 0-62mph in 11.6 seconds.
The six-speed manual is an upgraded gearbox with improved multi-cone synchronization, optimized gear design, reduced weight, enhanced efficiency, reduced power loss, an optimized differential casing and superior durability up to 300,000 kilometers. The transmission, which is filled with low-viscosity oil, is maintenance-free and requires no servicing during the life of the vehicle.