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Hyundai iMax

Model Update

Leave the people moving occupation to the real vans. Hyundai’s latest iMax is the best choice of big vans, Australia wide. The Hyundai iMax can transport eight occupants with oodles of space and comfort.

World class safety features mean that the lives onboard the iMax are kept in some of the best automotive safety available. ABS, ESP TCS and EBD are all standard active safety items. Seat belt pre-tensioners and dual airbags at the front make life more secure. And the stylish iMax design incorporates a bonnet at the front of the vehicle which aids the big van’s body structure and rigidity.

Tricot suede upholstery creates a classy cabin feel, while features like the air conditioning, dual sliding doors and cup holders give the iMax plenty of functionality. Buy new, and the Hyundai iMax comes with an incredible 5 year/160,000 km warranty!

If you overheard someone talking about their new iMax, you would be forgiven for thinking that they were bragging about their new hand-held electronic gadget – something like a Palm Pilot, iPod or a Blackberry. But no. The iMax is a car, the Hyundai iMax, where the i stands for innovation. The iMax is anything but pocket-sized. In fact, it will take you, your bragging colleague and half the office staff (or furniture, if you fold the second and third row of seats down) with style, ease and comfort.

The Hyundai iMax is all about moving people and things from place to place and would be the perfect vehicle choice for those with larger than average families (i.e. more than 3 children). And if you want to avoid wisecracks about the “white van brigade” (a term which can be used to describe the big-family home-grown home-school home-birth organic alternative lifestylers), then you might prefer to opt for the black or “blue diamond” colour options (white is available, as this makes the perfect background for any company logos or insignia).

The Hyundai iMax seats eight people, and it doesn’t have to jam them in like sardines in a can, either. And if having ample leg, hip and head room wasn’t enough to keep you comfortable, the dual-zone air con, the ample storage options, the six-speaker MP3 compatible radio/CD system with auxiliary jack, height adjustable driver’s seat cushion, tinted electric windows and convenient sliding doors will make the journey easier from the moment you load everyone in. And even those in the middle seats won’t moan much about not being able to see the view – the windows are massive (no guarantees regarding the lack of moans, though).

If you’re transporting people from A to B and then to C, safety is a must. And safety is an area that Hyundai iMax hasn’t skimped on in any way. Active safety features include ABS brakes with EBD on both the 2.4 litre petrol Hyundai iMax and the diesel powered Hyundai iMax CRDi 2.5, while the diesel variant also adds in the ESP (electronic stability programme) with traction control. Passive safety features are the same in both vehicles: pretensioned load-limited height-adjustable seatbelts in the front, driver and front passenger SRS airbags, impact-absorbing bumpers and side impact beams. All eight seats have adjustable head restraints, and the second row of seats come with anchor points for child seats.

Whether you want the Hyundai iMax as a commercial people mover or as the means of transport for your Cheaper by the Half Dozen family, economy is bound to be important. If you choose the 2.4 litre petrol variant, you’ll be able to squeeze out a combined economy figure 10.6 l/100 km with the automatic version. The Hyundai iMax CRDi 2.5 looks better, with the automatic version managing 9.8l/100 km (combined urban and open road) and 8.5 l/100 km with the manual. Just in case you were wondering, the 2.4 litre petrol engine only comes with the four-speed automatic transmission, while the 2.5 litre diesel Hyundai iMax can be either manual or automatic.

To see how the engine options in the Hyundai iMax stack up power-wise, the 2.4 litre pops out 129 kW of power and 228 Nm of torque, at maximum, while the manual diesel can do 125 kW of power and 392 Nm maximum torque at the low rev range of 2000–2500 rpm – great for towing.

The current model series includes the:

  • Hyundai iMax Petrol 2.4
  • Hyundai iMax CRDi 2.5

For anymore information on the Hyundai iMax, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Hyundai dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!

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