Established in 1967 the Hyundai Motor Company is part of one of the largest industrial groups in the world.
Established in 1967 the Hyundai Motor Company is part of one of the largest industrial groups in the world. A little known fact in the UK is that Hyundai is the 7th largest car manufacturer in the world and operates the biggest automotive plant which is located in Ulsan - Korea.
The Getz went on sale in October 2002 and is available with 3 or 5-doors and a choice of three petrol engines a 1.1, 1.3, 1.6 and a 1.5 common-rail turbo-diesel. Prices start at £ 6,995 for the entry-level 1.1 GSI 3 door - we tested the 1.3 CDX 5 door priced at £9,645.
Hyundai's marketing philosophy is 'a car first, a badge second' we test whether the Getz is a credible contender within the competitive supermini segment which includes class leaders such as the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo.
Hyundai Getz Road Test Data
|Model Reviewed||Hyundai Getz 1.3 CDX|
|Body Type||5-Door Hatchback|
|Performance (manufacturers data)|
|0 - 62 mph||11.5 Seconds|
|Top Speed||102 mph|
|Fuel Type||Unleaded Petrol|
|CO2 Emissions (NEDC Figures)||g/km|
|Economy (NEDC Figures)|
|Extra Urban||56.5 mpg|
|Euro NCAP Rating||TBA|
|Warranty||5-Year unlimited mileage warranty|
6-Year anti-perforation warranty
3-Years RAC assistance
|Price (when tested on the 27/11/04)||£9,645.00|