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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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58 reader reviews for Hyundai Getz Hatchback.
  • 1.1 GSi 5dr

    Eric Suen , West Yorkshire . Date: 15/08/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Hired one for a week while we had our holiday in Spain last September. Despite some criticism from others on the engine power and interior material, I quite enjoyed driving it. The acceleration is alright with only 2 people as the body feels quite light. The ride was comfortable throughout the few hundred miles journey, in town or on A roads. Interior looks decent to me so no complaint. Air con made the journey pleasant in the heat. It’s a pity that we didn’t get the chance to test the reclining back seat. If I have to buy a small car, Getz will be on top of my shopping list due to small price tag and lengthy warranty.

  • 1.3 GSI 5dr

    neil mcmaster , antrim . Date: 18/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      40

    My car

    This is my first hyundai car and overall iam pleased with the car.My main criticism of this model is the somewhat high fuel consumption if the car is driven with any degree of power such as overtaking on motorways.I would add however that if the car is driven with care and attention then fuel consumption does improve.On average i usually get approx 40-45 mpg.The car interior is roomy and seating comfortable and although the cabin plastics are somewhat low rent i feel that this is an unfair criticism on a car of this price.I have seen the interiors of the new getz models and the trim and interiors are greatly improved on previous nodels.In summary i would recommend the hyundai getz as a cheap reliable car which gets the job done with a minimum of fuss.However if fuel consumption is what you are most concerned about then go for the 1.1 petrol model or the 1.5 diesel.Both these models will return 50mpg+.I would like to fnish by saying that i would buy hyundai again in the future and that the new getz models 1.1gsi are fantastic value at £5995.

  • 1.1 GSI 3dr

    SAM COATSWORTH Date: 23/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    My wife owns this car, though I have driven it and I drove it recently on a 300-mile round trip when on holiday in Cornwall.

    When we were loking for a car to replace her Ford Ka, I wanted her to get one with some legroom, as I am 6ft tall and built like Grant Mitchell (yes, even his hair cut!).

    We looked at the VW Fox, Ford Fiesta and the Hyundai Getz. I was amazed at how much legroom the Getz had. The ride is smooth, the dash is very sporty and clear Air-con is standard, and in fact you will find that most things are.

    The boot space was a pleasant supprise, and has hidden compartments, and the rear seats move forward to make the boot little deeper. The thing that really surprised me was the legroom in the back for a small three-door hatch was amazing.

    If you buy a new one you get a huge amount included in the price, a few hidden extras and what an amazing warranty (check the dealer for details) - 6 years!

    We are very pleased, though I must admit I was very impressed with the Fiesta (2007 at the time). The cabin room is like the Tardis, and the car is very smooth, so I may be getting one of those.

    My wife is thrilled with her little Getz, though she admits that if you have the 1.1, it is too gutless to overtake on rural roads, and does not like hills! However, just go and drive one, you will be impressed.

  • 1.1 GSI 3dr

    Patrick Hall , North Lincolnshire . Date: 18/05/2008
    • Overall verdict
      2 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Having previously owned an Accent which was faultless I decided to purchase a Getz 1.1 GSI on a 54 plate but have found it a disappointing experience. The exterior styling is good - far better than most rivals and the interior is of a higher quality than the Accent but the vehicle is developing more and more irritating faults and fuel economy is disappointing for such a small car. So far, replaced radiator, rattling exhaust, 2 oil leaks, ABS/Brake problems, Engine removed and put back again and CD player useless. Hyundai aftercare disappointing. Will replace with a different make at end of warranty period.

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