Hyundai I800

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How much does the Hyundai I800 cost to run?

The 2.5L diesel is the most economical Hyundai I800 to run, taking into account insurance, tax and fuel efficiency. Compared to the competition in the Large MPV segment, it’s the car that’s going to have the most negative impact on your monthly budget.

The Hyundai I800 2.5L diesel costs £300.00 a year to tax, as it sits in tax band J.

It does almost 38 MPG on average, which means it will cost £16.00* in diesel every 100 miles driven.

In terms of fuel efficiency, it sits between the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 1.6L diesel and the more thirsty Ford S Max 2.0L petrol.

The lower the insurance group, the cheaper a car should be to insure. This model is rated insurance group 28, which is lower than the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 2.0L diesel, but higher than the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso 2.0L diesel. (If insurance cost is important to you then the Peugeot 5008 has the lowest insurance group.)

Engine options

model2.5L diesel
mpg30.4 - 37.7
emissions197 - 244
tax£300.00 - £555.00
insuranceGroup 28 - 35

*UK average price of diesel £1.34 as of 01/06/2019.

*UK average price of petrol £1.29 as of 01/06/2019.

Hyundai I800: How big is the boot?

The Hyundai I800 has an above average boot space (849 litres of luggage with the seats up).

This would allow one pushchair and 6 large bags. Alternatively you could load up with 7 large bags or 7 cabin bags instead.

Worth knowing, the Peugeot 5008 SUV is the best in class, allowing for one pushchair and 7 large bags with its 952 litres.

Is the Hyundai I800 easy to park?

Given a typical supermarket space, the I800 is hard to park. (If you want the detail it will fill just over three quarters of the bay). This is the widest car in the Large MPV class, and you may need to breathe in a bit when getting in and out.

This car is actually 338mm longer than the average street space, so parallel parking will never be easy.

Which Hyundai I800 has the best performance?

The fastest Hyundai I800 from 0-60, is the 2.5L diesel (if you’re a petrol head, it has 441 lbs/ft torque and 170 bhp). It hits 60 mph in 14.4 seconds.

The closest rival in its class is the Peugeot 5008 1.6L diesel, which will beat your Hyundai I800 to 60 by 0.7 seconds. That doesn’t sound much, but in 0-60 terms it’s actually a big gap.

Engine options

model2.5L diesel
zeroTo6214.4 - 17.6
torque343 - 441
bhp134 - 170

What size caravan or trailer, can the Hyundai I800 tow?

If you are towing you want good torque to pull away easily despite the extra weight, and the car needs to be at least 15% heavier than the caravan to keep you stable at speed.

The model that can tow the biggest caravan or heaviest trailer is the Hyundai I800 2.5L diesel which has 392 lbs/ft torque. It should be able to tow a braked caravan or trailer that weighs up to 2300kg comfortably.

You must check your car handbook – maximum towing weights vary considerably with different engine and gearbox combinations.