Hyundai Getz Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Hyundai Getz reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

I need to change the oil on my Hyundai Getz. What type should I use and how do you do it?

Answered by CarsGuide 5 Aug 2021

Performing a DIY Hyundai Getz engine oil change at home is a great way to save money and protect your engine. The process is not too involved, but you need to get it right. Perhaps you can enlist the help of a mechanic or somebody who knows how to change oil on your Hyundai Getz the first time to avoid any oversights.

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Hyundai Getz 2007: Price guide

Answered by CarsGuide 16 Aug 2019

It depends on the exact model, whether it’s a base model or an SXi for example, but the guiding range for a 2007 Getz would be $1400-$3900. With just 48,000 km on the clock yours would fall at the top end of the range.

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Hyundai Getz 2009: which version had stability control?

Answered by CarsGuide 31 Aug 2018

There were two models in 2009, the S and the SX. The S didn't have ESP (stability control), but the SX got ESP with the MY2009 upgrade in October 2008.

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Hyundai Getz 2008: Are there any problems?

Answered by CarsGuide 15 Jun 2018

The Getz is a good, solid, and reliable car with no major flaws that should cause you any concern. The automatic transmission is a regular one, not a CVT.

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Hyundai Getz 2010: Excessive fuel use

Answered by CarsGuide 28 Aug 2015

You are right, it is far too high for that car. Going by Hyundai’s official figures you should be getting between 5.5 and 9.5L/100km depending on the mix of driving you’re doing. I would be making sure all is well with the engine and the electronics that control it, and check the exhaust to make sure it’s not blocked.

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Hyundai Getz 2002: Jerky acceleration

Answered by CarsGuide 19 Sep 2014

It sounds like it is hesitating when you want to accelerate. It would worth checking the spark plugs and cleaning and resetting the gaps if needed, also clean the throttle body, and check for any vacuum leaks.

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Hyundai Getz 2005: Rear window locked

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Sep 2013

The window regulator is probably kaput, take it to your mechanic or an auto electrician and have it repaired.

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Hyundai Getz 2009: Incorrect fuel consumption

Answered by CarsGuide 1 Feb 2013

Carmakers don't make claims in km/litre terms, so I don't know who made the claim of 20 km/litre. The official claimed fuel consumptions for your car is 6.9 L/100 km, which makes it 14.5 km/litre if you convert it to your terms. The official figures come from a standard laboratory test that every carmaker does and they're meant to be purely for comparison purposes to allow you to compare car to car, model to model, they're not a real life measure of fuel consumption. You need to recheck your actual fuel consumption before you take it back to the dealer. That way you know what it really is, and you would have something meaningful you could discuss with them.

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Hyundai Getz 2010: Coolant replacement recommendations?

Answered by CarsGuide 7 Sep 2012

We checked with Hyundai and their advice was to follow the service booklet as it is produced with specific recommendations for this market, whereas the owner's manual is a generic publication for many markets around the world. The shorter period is definitely the one to use.

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