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HYUNDAI GETZ Used Car Review

In 2002, the Getz took over the mantle of the Hyundai's Excel as one of Australia's cheapest cars in three-door, 1.3L form. The Getz brought cuter styling and better build quality, however, and in contrast to the Excel it helped to improve Hyundai's reputation in Australia. It lived on for nearly a decade - during which it was immensely popular with rental car companies - before it was gradually replaced by the i20.

Pros

Cons

  • Sharply priced when new
  • 1.6-litre model featured good safety for price/segment
  • 1.4L and 1.6L better performers than earlier engines
  • Better build quality than old Excel
  • 1.4L model missed out on anti-lock brakes and rear disc brakes
  • Many lived long lives as rental cars
  • 4-speed automatic didn't get with engines as well as 5-speed manual
  • Average handling
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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Hyundai Getz 2006

Hyundai Getz 2006

$3,400 Negotiable
  • 148000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual

It's a great car. I need money so I am selling it asap. Little discount for serious buyers. Clean. Some scratches and dents here and there. Red colour Txt me if you want to inspect the car, I am at work tomorrow until 7pm . Rego ends in 10 days. So we can save by doing the rego and selling car at the same time. I will chip in too.

Penrith AreaPenrith

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2008 HYUNDAI GETZ S HATCHBACK
Dealer used

2008 HYUNDAI GETZ S HATCHBACK

$7,990
  • 106276 km
  • Hatchback

2008 HYUNDAI GETZ S 5-DOOR HATCH, 1.4L Auto. This economical auto Getz would be perfect for a new driver! It's neat & tidy throughout and features CD audio with AUX/USB input for iPod/Mp3, Air conditioning, Electric Windows, Tinted Windows, 2nd row split/fold seats, Cargo cover, Multi-functional Steering wheel, Front rubber floor mats, Dual Airbags & Central Locking. Genuine Buyers Please Enquire!!! With over 30 years experience, our award winning Toyota Dealership is located ONLY 50 MINS NORT

Barossa AreaTanunda

10/07/2020

2009 Hyundai Getz Sx 5 Sp Manual 3d Hatchback

2009 Hyundai Getz Sx 5 Sp Manual 3d Hatchback

$2,800 Negotiable
  • 238945 km
  • Hatchback
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Make an offer. Amazing little car, very economical on fuel and mechanically very reliable. We call him Benny. We no longer have space for two cars and now Benny is looking for a new owner. Has small scuffs/paint chips on the paint as you'd expect from an 11 year old car and the driver side door has a dent that was there when we bought him. Please only make contact if you're serious about purchasing.

Byron AreaBrunswick Heads

05/06/2020

Overview of the Hyundai Getz

Overview of the Hyundai Getz

In 2002, the Getz took over the mantle of the Hyundai's Excel as one of Australia's cheapest cars in three-door, 1.3L form.

The Getz brought cuter styling and better build quality, however, and in contrast to the Excel it helped to improve Hyundai's reputation in Australia.

It lived on for nearly a decade - during which it was immensely popular with rental car companies - before it was gradually replaced by the i20.

HYUNDAI GETZ GENERATIONS

2002-2011

RUNNING COSTS

Fuel Consumption

1.4L 4-cylinder: 6.1 to 6.9 litres per 100km

1.6L 4-cylinder: 6.2 to 7.0 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.

Servicing

SIMILAR MODELS TO HYUNDAI GETZ

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR: HYUNDAI GETZ (2005 to 2011)

Engines need a timing-belt change every 90,000km. Avoid this at your peril, because if the belt breaks it will probably cost more for a rebuilt engine than the car itself is worth.

Always check the service record for proof that routine maintenance has been carried out.

For reasons known only to themselves, many Hyundai buyers think this sort of preventative maintenance is optional and, as a result, their cars never see the inside of a workshop. That's perhaps made worse by the car's otherwise impeccable reliability, lulling owners into a false sense of security.

Early versions had some issues with stone chipping and paint flaws on the plastic front apron, and high-use areas such as the door handles seem to be prone to wear and damage paint-wise. While you're checking that, pay attention to the colour-match on the car's various panels; budget cars often attract budget repairs.

Rental-car companies loved the Getz for its price and durability. But don't accidentally pay full price for an ex-rental Getz. Check the back window for an airline decal (or the shadow where one used to be), which is a giveaway that the car is an ex-rental. Check the owner's manual for the details of the first owner, too.