Hyundai Getz (2002–2008)
Hyundai Getz launched in the UK
Tall and small hatchback based on the Clix sports concept car. High roofline provides airy and roomy interior and buyers have the options of three or five doors. Rear seat fully folds, leaving flat floor. Engine line-up starts with 1078cc with 62PS at 5500rpm and 91Nm torque at 3500rpm. This gets it to sixty in 15.4 seconds and on to a top speed of 91mph.
The 1345cc has 82PS at 5500rpm and 114Nm torque at 4000rpm. It dashes to sixty in 12.6 seconds and on to 103 mph. The 1599cc gets 105PS at 5800rpm and 143Nm torque at 3000rpm. It hits sixty in 10.9 seconds and races away to 113mph. Safety is well covered with ABS with EBD, front seatbelt pretensioners, front and front side airbags and three three-point rear seatbelts.
Getz 1.3 Sport three-door launched, with 1341cc 81PS engine. The 1.3 does 0-60mph in 11.2 seconds and can hit a top speed 102mph, while returning 45.6mpg combined. DS radio/CD player and 15-inch alloys are also standard. Prices start at £9295.
Hyundai introduced a diesel engine to the line-up, with a 1493cc common rail diesel offering 80PS at 4000rpm and stumping up 170Nm torque at 2000rpm. Performance from 0-62mpg is 13.7 seconds, topping out at 106mph.
Range update with new engines, including same 110PS 1.5 CRTD engine as KIA Rio, also available with 88PS. New 1.4 16v petrol engine is also available.
Atlantic special 1.1 introduced, with air con and Blue Onyx Mica Paint at £7290 on the road.