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DoneDeal of the Week: This Hyundai i40 is a top-notch family saloon

Want a something smaller? We’ve got a Hyundai i20 for you too.

LOOKING FOR A top-notch family car that is spacious, practical, economical, good to drive and well specced? Then this 2016 Hyundai i40, for €22,950, may be the car for you.

The Hyundai i40 is a stylish five-door saloon and it is great for families as it is quite roomy inside. There is plenty of leg and head room both up front and in the back, and the boot can hold 525 litres of cargo.

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Driving the i40, it feels balanced, and light with suspension on the softer side. On long motorway drives it feels nice and comfortable.

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This particular model is powered by a 1.7-litre diesel engine making 141hp and 390Nm of torque and has a top speed of 203km/h.

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This car is well specced and features a drive mode selector, touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav, heated electric seats and the manufacturer’s warranty valid until 2021.

Hyundai i20

If you want a car that is smaller and lighter and with lower emissions but still want a manual Hyundai then have a look at this i20, which is priced at €13,795. This car is also a 2016 but has fewer kilometres on clock than the i40 above (23,187km vs 37,014km).

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The Hyundai i20 is practical and spacious five-door hatchback and is a great car if you do a lot of city driving due to how easy it is to manoeuvre.

This car is well built, looks stylish and has a really large boot capacity for this segment – 326 litres with the seats up and 1,024 litres with the rear seats tumbled.

Features of this car include Bluetooth, iPod connection, USB electric front windows, split fold rear seats, child locks, ABS, ISOFIX points, and an immobiliser.

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This particular model is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol unit that makes 75hp and 122Nm of torque, and the engine is smooth and refined. The car soaks up lumps and bumps with ease and is stable when cornering and composed at speed.

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So, if you want a large spacious family car that is great for motorway cruising then the Hyundai i40 should be on your consideration list.

If you need something smaller, that is still practical and spacious but better suited to more urban driving then the i20 may be the car for you.