TB Getz Series II
1 Oct 2005
By CHRIS HARRIS
A smoother new nose, upgraded interior specifications and trim, and revised engines summed up the TB Getz facelift.
The 60kW 1.3 and 74kW 1.5 were ousted for a 70kW/126Nm 1.4 and 78kW/144Nm 1.6-litre four-cylinder units, each with double overhead cams and 16-valve heads.
Again the model was offered in three and five-door hatchback configurations.
Significantly, the volume-selling 1.6 came standard with anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, while all Getz models included air-conditioning, dual front airbags, power steering remote central locking, an alarm, MP3/CD audio and power mirrors.
From early ’06 stability control was also available in the Getz 1.6 models, along with a sporty FX 1.6, with racier trim and alloy wheels.
For 2007 HYUNDAI has launched a limited-edition "Click" version of its smallest model, the Getz.
It's distinguishable from the base by 14-inch alloy wheels and Click exterior badging, and inside adds blue cloth trim, chromed interior door-handles, a brushed alloy-look dashboard and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with remote audio controls.
The Click is available on 1.4-litre S and 1.6-litre SX three-door Getz models only and adds $500 to the price, with metallic/mica paint costing a further $300 - before on-road costs.
Standard on all Getz variants is air-conditioning with pollen filter, power windows/mirrors, front active “anti-whiplash” head restraints, remote central locking with alarm, a six-speaker stereo with MP3 and WMA-compatible CD player, full-size spare wheel and driver’s seat height adjustment.
The 1.6-litre Getz adds an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) as standard.
The Getz Click is available in just three colours: Noble White, Midnight Grey and Sky Blue.
When it was new
2nd of August 2007
Getz gets clickyHyundai hails the Getz Click special, as its controversial Santa Fe baby ad returns
7th of February 2006
Hyundai Getz stability controlHyundai is making safety more affordable in Getz with swerve-control technology
28th of December 2005
Hyundai sharpens price point for Getz five-doorHyundai has expanded its Getz five-door lineup by adding a smaller 1.4-litre engine
19th of October 2005
Hyundai Getz very seriousA bigger engine, more equipment and better quality make the Getz even more viable