Hyundai Excel 1998
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 1998 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Hyundai Excel here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Can my Hyundai Excel take E10 fuel?
No. Hyundai only recommends E10 for cars built after October 2003.
Ask Smithy Xtra Ethanol in Berlina or Excel
You could use E10 ethanol blend fuel in both of your cars; you could also use regular 91 in them if you wanted.
Find another mechanic. The X3 Excel is a tough car that is generally reliable. I have seen models that have done more than 200,000km without any trouble. The gearboxes are reliable and parts are readily available to rebuild them. And second-hand units are easy to find if it needs replacing. But before you replace the gearbox check the clutch. I reckon a worn-out clutch is probably causing your problem.
Clang, then a howl
EXCELS do have dodgy manual gearboxes, as you've been told. Reverse is hard to select, but there is a way around the problem: select a forward gear first, then select reverse as you would normally, and you'll find it goes in OK. Second-gear synchro is the other problem area with the Excel gearbox. The problem wasn't really fixed until the Accent was released.
Hyundai Excel 1998 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|
|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 1998 Wheel size
Wheel size for the 1998 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|