Hyundai Matrix (2001–2011)
Smart, Pininfarina designed (and badged) five-seater MPV based on the Elantra platform went on sale in the UK. At overall length of 4025mm Hyundai reckoned that Matrix was shortest mini MPV on the market. Width is 1740mm and height, 1625mm.
102PS 1.6 GSi with 104lb ft (141Nm) torque is £10,999 in GSi trim; twin-cam three cylinder 89PS 1.5 TD GSi with 136lb ft (182Nm) torque is £11,799 in GSi trim; and 121PS 1.8 CDX with 119lb ft (161Nm) torque is £12,199. 1.6 petrol engine with manual or automatic transmission; others manual only. Versatility enhanced by a 60/40 split sliding and double-folding rear seat.
All Matrix models are covered by Hyundai's five year unlimited warranty.
Price of 1.6 GSI cut by £1000 to £9995.