Hyundai Excel 1996
This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the Hyundai Excel: Running costs, Low purchase price, Suprising performance
The Hyundai Excel is also known as the Hyundai Pony, the Hyundai Pony Excel (X1 hatchback in South Korea), the Hyundai Presto (X1 sedan in South Korea), the Mitsubishi Precis and the Hyundai X2 (UK) in markets outside Australia.
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Hyundai Excel 1996 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Hyundai Excel here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Excel gear lever problems
It sounds like a problem with the gearshift itself, and may have been caused by wear. If that's the case it should be a reasonably simple, inexpensive repair.
IT DOESN'T sound as if your Hyundai is burning oil, so I would be looking for a leak that is allowing oil to connect with the exhaust manifold or part of the exhaust system. If you can't see any leak, perhaps have the engine steam cleaned and then watch carefully for a few days to see if you can identify the leak source.
Suit young buyer
THE X3 Excel is a good little car that is popular with young drivers. Yours has done relatively few kilometres and, with auto and air, should be popular and easy to sell. A dealership would give you about $4200 as a trade-in and expect to get about $6500 when it sells it through its yard. I would aim for the latter if you sell it privately.
Best to change belts
THE recommended service interval for the belt is 100,000km, but remember that it is set at a conservative figure to cover the whole population. A belt might run without a problem for the sort of distance yours has, but chances are it won't and the consequences of it breaking are too dire to think about. Even if your belt has stretched just a little, that can lead to it jumping teeth, which can also be a disaster.
Hyundai Excel 1996 Price and Specs
|Hyundai Excel Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|GLX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|GLX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,400||$4,070|
|GX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,200||$3,850|
|GX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,100||$3,630|
|Classique||Sedan||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|Classique||Sedan||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,400||$4,070|
|GLX||Sedan||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|GLX||Sedan||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,400||$4,070|
Hyundai Excel 1996 Wheel size
Wheel size for the 1996 Hyundai Excel will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Hyundai Excel spans from 13x5 inches.
|Hyundai Excel Model||Body Type||Front Tyre Size||Front Rim||Rear Tyre Size||Rear Rim|
|Sprint||Hatchback||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|GX||Hatchback||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|LX||Hatchback||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|GLX||Hatchback||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|LX||Sedan||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|Classique||Sedan||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|GLX||Sedan||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|