Hyundai Excel 1997
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 1997 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Hyundai Excel here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Ask Smithy Xtra Hyundai Excel brake pads
On a small car like that I would expect the pads to last 40,000-50,000 km, so I wouldn’t expect the pads to be worn out yet. It could be that the disc rotors themselves need to be replaced. If the pedal is going too far down and feels like it’s not stopping the car very well I would get the brakes bled.
Clutch gone in Hyundai Elantra
Back in the old days when car brakes were dodgy it was advisable downshift through the gearbox to assist the brakes in slowing car, but today's bakes are more than capable of slowing the car without using the gearbox. Every shift wears the clutch a little more; so eliminating shifts will increase the life of the clutch.
Paint on the early Hyundais wasn't great and it's not unusual to see bumpers and rear-view mirrors minus paint. That sort of thing can happen when you buy a cheap and cheerful car.
Hyundai Excel 1997 Price and Specs
|Hyundai Excel Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|GX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,500||$2,550|
|GX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,500||$2,550|
|GLX||Hatchback||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|GLX||Hatchback||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|
|LX||Sedan||1.5L ULP 4 SP AUTO||$2,400||$4,070|
|LX||Sedan||1.5L ULP 5 SP MAN||$2,200||$3,850|
Hyundai Excel 1997 Wheel size
Wheel size for the 1997 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|
|Sportz 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|
|LX||Sedan||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|
|GLX||Sedan||175x70 R13||13x5 inches||175x70 R13||13x5 inches|