Review: Hyundai XG30 (2000 – 2003)


Plenty of luxury kit and space for your money. Soft ride and quiet cruising.

Soft suspension and front-drive chassis rule out any sporting appeal.

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12 October 2002

Facelift autumn 2002. Should appeal to people who mourn the passing of the Granada/Scorpio and a much better car than either. Read more

1 September 2002

5 year UNLIMITED MILEAGE manufacturer warranty. Read more

22 March 2000

Hyundai's big car of year 2000, slightly larger than MB E-Class and BMW 5-Series (16' long by 6' wide), but smaller than S-Class. 3.0 litre 192 bhp V6 and 5-speed 'Tiptronic'-type auto offering 9.3... Read more

Hyundai XG30 (2000 – 2003): At A Glance

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Should I swap my Nissan Primera for a Hyundai XG30?

I have a X-reg Nissan Primera SE Plus with 140,000 miles. I was wondering if it would be better to buy a W-reg Hyundai XG30? Are the Hyundais rated as good cars?
The XG30 was a bit of an oddball - it was a big executive model and larger than a Sonata. It stuck out a bit in the Hyundai range and only came with a thirsty 3.0-litre V6 engine. Few problems have been reported, though there was only ever a handful in the UK. Recent Hyundais are very well regarded:
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