The all new Hyundai Getz Prime
is a new and improved version of its earlier model, Hyundai Getz. The Hyundai Getz Prime
is available in two models, which are powered by petrol. These two vehicles are further subdivided into five variants, according to interior features and exterior appearance. The first variant is powered with a 1.1 litre petrol engine and the second variant is powered with a 1.3 litre petrol engine.
Both these variants produce decent displacement of 1086 cc and 1341 cc, respectively. The new Hyundai Getz Prime
has been termed a good buy for the customers. The pricing of the
has been structured between Rs 3.98 Lacs and 5.24 Lacs, thus placing it within the reach of the average Indian car buyer. With an advanced approach in terms of the technology, interior and exterior features, the Hyundai Getz Prime
provides strong competition to the likes of Fiat Punto, Ford Figo and Chevrolet Beat. Launch History
The Hyundai Getz Prime
was launched in India in the year 2007, thus paving the way for another success in the hatchback segment. The launch of the new Hyundai Getz Prime
has resulted in increased sales for the company. Hyundai Getz Variants
The following variants of Hyundai Getz Prime 2011
are available presently:
| Variant || Features |
| Hyundai Getz Prime 1.1 L PL || The Hyundai Getz Prime 1.1 L PL is available in variants, namely GLE, GVS and GVS option. The 1.1 L PL variant is powered by a 1.1 litre, 4 cylinder petrol engine which produces a maximum displacement of 1086 cc. The maximum power of this variant is measured as 65 hp @ 6500 rpm. The maximum torque generation capacity of the vehicle is 101 Nm @ 3200 rpm. All three variants differ from each other in terms of features and amenities. |
| Hyundai Getz Prime 1.3 L PL || The Hyundai Getz Prime 1.3 L PL is categorised into GLS and GLX variants. The 1.3 L PL is powered by a 1.3 litre, 4 cylinder engine that produces a maximum displacement of 1341 cc. The torque generation capacity of the vehicle is measured as 115 Nm @ 3200 rpm, whereas the variants generate a maximum power of 81 hp @ 5500 rpm. |
The two variants of Getz Prime that sport petrol engines are renowned for delivering good performance on rugged Indian roads. The car is divided into five sub-variants that are priced between Rs 3.98 lacs and Rs 5.24 lacs. Notably, the price of the original Getz has fallen with the launch of its upgraded model.Hyundai Getz Prime Review
While launching the new Hyundai Getz Prime
in India, the company laid emphasis on style and safety. The Prime is the improved version of the already established Hyundai Getz, a popular hatchback by all means. This new and improved version of Getz is powered by a 4 cylinder in-line petrol engine that is appreciated for rendering an enjoyable driving experience.
The maximum power generation of the variants is 101 hp and 81 hp. The acceleration of the vehicle has been also good as the vehicle can reach too kmph in 11.6 seconds. From the inside, the Hyundai Getz Prime
feels very comfortable.
Not just the interiors, the company has laid much stress on the exteriors of the car also. Features like a newly designed grille and elongated headlamps add to the sporty look of the Hyundai Getz Prime. Hyundai Getz Prime Used Car Market
The Indian automotive market has witnessed a boom of small cars in recent times and the launch of Hyundai Getz Prime
has paved the way for success for the company. This premium hatchback car has achieved much recognition in the Indian car market. Owing to this, there has been a constant demand of Hyundai Getz Prime
in the used car market ever since its launch.Hyundai Getz Prime Specifications
The Hyundai Getz Prime
is powered by a 4-cylinder engine that enables the vehicle to deliver a powerful performance. The new Hyundai Getz Prime
consists of two variants
which run on 1.1 litre and 1.3 litre petrol engines. The maximum displacement of the 1.1 L PL variant is 1086 cc while its torque generation capacity is measured as 101 Nm at 3200 rpm. The maximum power output of this vehicle is being calculated as 65 hp @ 5500 rpm.
On the other hand, the other variant, namely 1.5 L PL, offers maximum displacement of 1341 cc. The maximum power output of this variant is 81 hp @ 5500 rpm and torque generation capacity is calculated as 115 Nm at 3200 rpm. In regards to the suspension, the car is facilitated with McPherson Strut Suspension in the front while the rear side is possesses dependent torsion beam axle.
The engine of the Hyundai Getz Prime
allows easy and smooth acceleration. The car is well equipped with five speed manual transmission for effective switching of gears. The Hyundai Getz Prime
has been acclaimed as a 5 seater that offers a comfortable drive to passengers. The interiors have been made quite spacious while the vehicle looks very stylish from the outside.Hyundai Getz Prime Exterior
The exteriors of the Hyundai Getz Prime
illustrate European styling in all aspects. The engineers of this car have modified the dimensions of the original vehicle in such a way that it gives the feel of a mid-sized car. Moreover, the car boasts of certain changes in the front like the bumper, which is detachable and consists of mouldings.
The standard features of the car include the stylish elongated headlamp, which has been fitted at the bonnet curvature. Along with the headlamp, the car consists of fog lamps that provide security to the car during bad weather. Moreover, the new Hyundai Getz Prime
also flaunts a nicely designed grille with the company's ‘H’ logo in the front.
Hyundai Getz Prime Interiors
| Length || 3825 mm |
| Width || 1665 mm |
| Height || 1515 mm |
| Wheelbase || 2451 mm |
The interiors of the Hyundai Getz Prime
have been kept opulent and spacious. The beige and black / brownish finish adds on to the elegant and classy look of the interiors. In order to add on to the comfort level of the drive, the manufacturer has used quality material on the seats.
The standard features of the vehicle are power steering, power windows, tripmeter and tachometer, among others. Based on differences in variants, the silver centre console is available with many features. This is a highlighting feature of the vehicle as the standard centre console does not grab much of the attention as compared to the rest of the interiors.
The comfort level in the drive of the Hyundai Getz Prime
has been given utmost importance by the Korean car maker. The interiors are spacious enough for the passengers, thus enhancing the driving experience of the vehicle. The legroom in the vehicle has been kept sufficient and the rear seat possesses a 60:40 split feature, which has been added to increase the comfort of occupants seated on the rear seats. The Hyundai Getz Prime
is the only car in its hatchback segment which offers this kind of feature. It consists of many other features, such as the heater and air conditioner which helps in maintaining the temperature within the cabin.
The Hyundai Getz Prime
is a premium 5-seater hatchback that has garnered appreciation for rendering a comfortable driving experience. The interiors have been made spacious for the convenience of the passengers. The car offers a front tread of 1450 mm whereas the rear tread of the Hyundai Getz Prime is measured at 1440 mm. Hyundai Getz Prime Mileage, Average and Fuel-economy
The Hyundai Getz Prime
has not been very good in terms of fuel efficiency. The car delivers a mileage of 11 kmpl on city roads and 18 kmpl on highways. On the whole, the car delivers an average of 12.75 kmpl, which is not an appreciable figure for hatchbacks.Hyundai Getz Prime On-Road Drive
According to auto experts and buyers, the drive of the Hyundai Getz Prime
has been quite satisfactory. The two variants of this car are powered with in-line petrol engines which produce maximum displacement of 1086 cc and 1341 cc. The maximum power output of the variants is also good, with peak power outputs of 65 hp and 81 hp at 5500 rpm. The company has also laid tremendous emphasis on the comfort of the car, thereby loading the Hyundai Getz Prime
with many comfort features. Owing to the engine performance and spacious interiors, the drive of this car is quite enjoyable.Hyundai Getz Prime Power
The Hyundai Getz Prime
consists of two variants - one powered by a 1.1 litre petrol engine and other running on a 1.3 litre petrol engine. The former produces maximum displacement of 1086 cc, with its maximum power being measured at 65 hp at 5500 rpm. On the other hand, the latter produces maximum displacement of 1341 cc and generates maximum power of 81 hp at 5500 rpm. These two variants of Hyundai Getz Prime
torque generation capacities of 101 Nm at 3200 rpm and 115 Nm at 3200 rpm, respectively. Hyundai Getz Prime Acceleration and Pick-up
The new Hyundai Getz Prime
is powered with an in-line engine that enables the two variants to produce maximum displacement of 1086 cc and 1341 cc. Owing to such technology, the vehicle offers a decent acceleration, with the car crossing the 100 kmph mark in just 11.6 seconds. The top speed of the Hyundai Getz Prime
is clocked at 200 kmph, which is also appreciable. Hyundai Getz Prime Safety and Security
The safety measures have been given much emphasis in the Hyundai Getz Prime.
The car comes packed with standard features like front disc, rear drum brake system and fog lamps. The car also has Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) installed with the front wheel disc brakes. This helps in ensuring better control and improved security for the vehicle. Moreover, the clutch is provided with a clutch lock, which helps in avoiding ignition jerks. Besides these, the new Hyundai Getz Prime
uses a 3-nozzle jet water splasher which ensures that water is spread evenly on the windscreen.Hyundai Getz Prime Comfort and Convenience
In regard of the comfort and convenience, the Hyundai Getz Prime
consists of certain features which ensure a comfortable driving experience. This car boasts of several standard features such as power steering, air conditioning and heating facility. The seats are quite comfortable and the rear seats can be adjusted in a 60:40 split ratio, which enhances the comfort factor of the vehicle. Regarding comfort features, spaciousness and ample legroom describes the interiors of the Hyundai Getz Prime
the best. Apart from the standard features, the car consists of features like front and rear door full size armrests, luggage compartment side tray, front and rear power windows, remote fuel lid opener, power outlet and roof antenna.Hyundai Getz Prime Wheels
The Hyundai Getz Prime
consists of basic wheels with no provision of alloy wheels. The tyres of its variants are differentiated from each other in terms of size. The Getz Prime GLE and GVS variants use tyres of 155/80 R13 size, whereas the tyres used in GVS variant are of 175/70 R13 size. The 1.3 L PL model consists of two sub variants - GLS and GLX. The Hyundai Getz Prime
GLS and GLX use tyres of 175/70 R13 and 175/65 R14 size.Hyundai Getz Prime Stereo and Accessories
In order to entertain passengers while driving, the new Hyundai Getz Prime
comes with a fully integrated 2-Din Audio system with CD player and mp3 compatibility. The music system is accompanied by a set of speakers that provide high digital clarity sound while driving. Among other accessories, the Hyundai Getz Prime
is equipped with mobile charger, reading light, transparent mat, pillow pouch and mobile holder.Hyundai Getz Prime Dealers
Hyundai has been successfully running its operations in India for more than a decade now. The effectiveness in its operations in the country has been achieved due to its wide-spread dealership. Hyundai has been able to establish its dealership in nearly all the parts of the country. At present, Hyundai has established 240 dealerships across 168 cities, thus car buyers can acquire the Getz Prime model from all parts of the nation. This network includes all metropolitan as well as major cities and states, such as Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Rajasthan, Kerala and Punjab.Hyundai Getz Prime Company Quotes
On the eve of the launch of Hyundai Getz Prime in the country, the Managing Director of Hyundai Motor India Limited, H.S Lheem said "We expect to have sales of about 30,000 units of Getz Prime in the domestic market and 40,000 units in the export market during the remaining part of this calendar year.”
He further stated "As we launch the new Getz Prime in India, we take great pride in the fact that Hyundai has played a significant role in creating a more demanding Indian consumer. Indian car users are today asking for cars that meet global standards and, in Hyundai’s Getz Prime, they are getting it! The Getz, in fact, is a car that is most sold in Europe. It was named the Best Small Car in Australia in 2005 and won the Transport for London GreenFleet Award for the best economy car in 2006."
Regarding the future plans of the Hyundai Getz Prime in India, H.S. Lheem said “The 1.1 litre Getz Prime will contribute more than half of the total Getz Prime sales in the domestic market as well as the export market. The company would exceed Rs 4,000 crores in investments by 2010. This would include fresh investments being planned, for which feasibility studies were being conducted, on new models.”Hyundai Getz Prime Competitor Analysis
The launch of Hyundai Getz Prime
created stiff competition in the Indian market. The first contender against the Getz Prime is Chevrolet Beat, which is available as in petrol and diesel variants. Its diesel variant uses a 1.2 litre S-Tec II engine that produces a maximum displacement of 1199 cc and maximum power of 80 hp at 6200 rpm. The torque generation capacity of the vehicle is measured at 108 Nm at 4400 rpm.
The petrol variant of the Chevrolet Beat is powered by a 1.2 litre, 4-cylinder, DOHC, S-Tec II petrol engine which produces maximum displacement of 1199 cc. The maximum power output and the torque generation capacity of the vehicle are similar to that of the petrol variant.
The second competitor of the Hyundai Getz Prime
is Fiat Punto. It is available in 9 variants, with 5 running on petrol and rest powered by diesel. Two types of petrol engines are used in Punto, one is the 1.2 L FIRE petrol engine and the other one is the 1.4 L FIRE petrol engine. The petrol variants of Fiat Punto are able to produce a maximum output of 68 and 90 hp of power, whereas the diesel variants produce maximum power output of 76 hp of power.
The third contender of the title of India’s preferred hatchback is Ford Figo, which is also available in both petrol as well as diesel variant engines. The petrol variant of this car is powered by a 1.2 L SEFI engine which produces a maximum displacement of 1196 cc. The petrol engine is equipped with five speed manual transmission. The maximum power output of the petrol variant is 71 hp at 6250 rpm and the engine pumps out maximum torque of 102 Nm at 4000 rpm.
The diesel variant of the Ford Figo is powered by a 1.4 L, Duratorq diesel engine. The maximum power output of this variant is 68 hp at 4000 rpm, while its peak torque is clocked at 160 Nm at 2000 rpm. It also consists of five speed manual transmission, which allows easy shifting of gears while driving.
Maruti Suzuki Ritz is also a tough challenger for the Hyundai Getz Prime; this car comes available in petrol as well as diesel variants. The petrol version is powered with a 1.2 L, K -12 series engine which produces maximum displacement of 1197 cc. It has five speed manual transmission gearbox and complies with BS IV emission norms. The maximum power output of the vehicle is measured as 84 hp @ 6000 rpm and the torque generation capacity of the vehicle is 113 Nm @ 4500 rpm.
On the other hand, the diesel version of the Maruti Suzuki Ritz is powered by a 1.3 litre, DDiS engine that produces maximum displacement of 1248 cc. The maximum power output of the vehicle is 74 hp @ 4000 rpm and the torque generation capacity of the vehicle is 190 Nm @ 2000 rpm.
All these car models possess petrol and diesel variants, whereas the Hyundai Getz Prime
is available in only the petrol variant.
This gives the other cars an advantage over the
Hyundai’s hatchback. Hyundai Getz Prime LPG/CNG Version
The company has released the LPG-powered version of its Hyundai Getz Prime.
The Hyundai Getz Prime
1.1 GVS variant
comes in LPG version, along with the standard petrol engine.Hyundai Getz Prime Pros
Comfortable, spacious and elegant interiors can be considered as the main advantages of Hyundai Getz Prime.
Apart from these, the car also boasts of many excellent safety features.Hyundai Getz Prime Cons
The car lacks certain accessories, such as leather seats, efficient air conditioning and airbags.
Apart from these, lack of diesel variants also hampers the sales of Hyundai Getz Prime
.Hyundai Getz Prime Conclusion
The new Hyundai Getz Prime
has been termed a very good buy by auto enthusiasts. Features like good exteriors and interiors and comfort factor have been appreciated by all buyers. The pricing of the car is not high, which is why it is considered a powerful competitor in the hatchback segment. Its LPG model is also popular among environment-friendly car buyers. However, to gain a sizeable market share, the company has to start focussing on developing a diesel model.