Hyundai Matrix is designed on the basis of the first wagon Lantra III by Hyundai Motor Company. However, the body of the model has undergone pretty strong changes. Hyundai Matrix is considered as the second minivan of the company (the first was Trajet) and first compact van, in particular. The first debut was held in Asia under the name of Hyundai Lavita and then in Europe in 2001 but with the name of Hyundai Matrix. The modification presented for European market was powered by more powerful engine than Hyundai Lavita's volume of 1.5-liter capacity of 100 HP.
While creating Hyundai Matrix, experts first concentrated on the features such as being comfortable and convenient. It is ideal car for family trips as well as business trips. Competitive advantage of Hyundai Matrix could be good maneuverability in the city with small dimensions (height - 1635 mm, length - 4025 mm) but the model surprises passengers with its spacious interior.
Saloon transformation allows you to completely fold the rear seats and get single, smooth surface, which is very convenient in transportation of goods. The rear door opens up traditionally. Despite the short overhang, trunk volume of large enough where placed full-size spare wheel under its floor. The cabin provides variety of convenient storage places. Two niches on the side walls and under the rear seats, there are come places for instruments. Under the front seat, there is a place for shoes and the backs of the front seats could be folded to be a table for rear passengers. Also, there are many small containers on the front panel and about 12 Cup holders throughout the cabin.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - redesign, exterior, specs
Japanese company Toyota is preparing to update of its popular model - Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. The last serious restyling of SUV was held in 2013 and now there is an update on technical issues mainly: 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will get a new diesel engine 2.8 liter rated at 177 HP which will replace current 3 liter diesel ... read more
2016 Fiat 500X - design, interior, technical specs
New product of the world famous company Fiat was presented in March this year — Fiat 500 L and Fiat 500X was introduced later. This compact car is ideally suited for driving in the city. It was assumed that debut of Fiat 500X was held in 2012. However, the official presentation was held two years later. In addition, the mass production ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG - changes, specs, video
New sports car by german manufacturer - 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is almost ready to be officially debuted at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. Leather front compartment has become different, gained new features, yet the novelty makes you remember the style of AMG GT. The same 6-cylindered V-shaped engine will be installed in 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG. Transmission of ... read more
2017 Subaru Outback - touring, srvd, price, interior, video
Several months ago, Subaru presented 2016 Subaru Outback and now the Japanese company is going to introduce new version of the model - 2017 Subaru Outback.
Updated list of equipment includes optimized and re-tuned steering system and automatic switch of main-dipped head lights. Wiper blades can now also be turned on automatically. Regarding to the technical part of 2017 Subaru Outback, ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 - changes, interior, specs, video
Almost a year ago, Mercedes-Benz announced to produce updated Mercedes-Benz GLA250 in 2019, but today German car manufacturer changed the plan and is going to introduce the model - 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 by the end of 2016 along with a number of novelties. It is known that the restyled version of Mercedes-Benz GLA250 crossover has already been tested on roads. 2017 ... read more