In-depth Reviews

Hyundai i40 Tourer estate (2011-2019) - Interior & comfort

The Hyundai i40 Tourer provides a smooth ride and is spacious inside

Carbuyer Rating

3.4 out of 5

Owners Rating

3.9 out of 5

Read owner reviews
Interior & comfort Rating

3.0 out of 5

On the motorway, the Hyundai i40 offers a comfortable ride, so making progress is smooth. The driving position gives you a decent view of the road ahead, and there’s lots of space for front and rear occupants. The engines are quiet and smooth, and there’s not much wind or road noise to interrupt the calmness, either.

Hyundai i40 Tourer dashboard

The i40 Tourer boasts a budget price tag, but there’s little evidence of cost-cutting inside. The dashboard is stylish and uses plenty of materials that feel pleasant to touch. Like most models in this class, there’s a screen mounted in the dashboard and there aren’t too many buttons – while those that remain are logically placed and well labelled.

Equipment

There’s plenty of standard equipment fitted to the i40 estate. Even the entry-level model comes with air-conditioning, alloy wheels, automatic headlights, Bluetooth phone connectivity, front and rear electric windows and electric door mirrors, plus a stereo with a CD player and USB connectivity. Given the car's reasonable starting price, this amount of equipment certainly doesn't raise any complaints.

For an extra £2,000, you can step up to our top choice, SE Nav trim. For that additional outlay, you get cruise control, sat-nav, dual-zone climate control, electrically folding door mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, an electrically adjustable driver’s seat with manual height adjustment, DAB digital radio and automatic wipers.

SE Business costs an extra £1,500 and includes upgraded ventilated leather seats, keyless entry and a reversing camera.

The Premium model offers a wide range of upmarket features for a further £2,600, although it pushes up the price of the 'budget' i40 a bit too much. Even so, it adds the likes of a glass panoramic sunroof that both slides and tilts, plus an electric tailgate.

Options

Just about the only option that’s available for the Hyundai i40 estate is the choice of metallic or pearlescent paint at £585. On the range-topping Premium model, you can choose to add a Visibility Pack, which includes active Bi-Xenon headlights, headlight washers, smart high beam and a speed sign recognition system. There are, however, a range of dealer-fit options, including bike racks, a dog guard, a roof box and floor mats.

Most Popular

New Volkswagen Passat set to launch in 2023
2023 Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen Passat
9 Sep 2021

New Volkswagen Passat set to launch in 2023

New 2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure revealed
Toyota RAV4 Adventure
Toyota RAV4
14 Sep 2021

New 2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure revealed

Ford Focus Active hatchback review
Ford Focus Active hatchback
Ford Focus Active hatchback
16 Sep 2021

Ford Focus Active hatchback review

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2021

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Electric car charging station
Tips and advice
3 Jun 2021

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Tips and advice
15 Jun 2021

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
23 Jul 2021

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors 2021
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021
Volkswagen ID.3
Best cars
12 Aug 2021

Top 10 best electric cars 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
10 Jun 2021

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks
Mercedes AMG A45 - rear
Hot hatches
25 Jun 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks