2003 Hyundai Getz XL 1.3 petrol
Cheap and very underpowered
Hard to shift in reverse, from the factory.
Electrical problem prevented starting once in a while.
This car is cheap and underpowered. Although it didn't break down on me, the 1.3L SOHC motor started to sound harsh and tired after a couple of years' use, mainly due to having to rev hard on every take off to keep up with traffic. Slow up hills.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 17th March, 2011
15th Feb 2013, 11:04
The reason it is cheap is because it's underpowered. These cars were very cheap brand new, just what are you expecting from these cars? Personally I wouldn't get the 1.3 as they aren't so much under powered, but the very wide gearing in the transmissions mean you'll get good fuel economy at the expense of any kind of performance. The 1.5L model suffered from the same thing, but that's what the car was built for. It was cheap when new with good fuel economy.