Trade tough, practical and comfortable, iLoad Crew Van covers all bases
2009 Hyundai iLoad H1 Crew Van; 2.5-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; five-speed manual; van - $36,490*
Metallic Paint $375; Rear Barn Doors $550; ESC with Traction Control $700
Words by Matt Brogan Pics by Paul Maric
Hyundai's i-Series vans have forced a serious re-think on the way we view the humble white van...
The Hyundai iLoad van and Hyundai iMax eight-seater have been upgraded with a more fuel efficient diesel engine and a new six-speed manual transmission.
The updated 2.5-litre four-cylinder diesel engine continues to produce 100kW of power and 343Nm of torque when teamed with the standard six-speed manual transmission...
The 2011 Hyundai iMax people mover and 2011 Hyundai iLoad light commercial van have been upgraded in Australia with new safety equipment and added technology features.
The most significant update is the addition of electronic stability control (ESC) and traction control as standard for the iMax...
Hyundai is delving into the Australian light commercial vehicle market with its new iLoad three-seat van and six-seat crew van variants.
Both are serious workhorses aimed at meeting the needs of logistics customers, designed to rival current European and Japanese offerings.
The Hyundai iLoad in both van and crew van configuration is offered with the 129kW 2...
i bought a 2008 iload with 150000 km diesel
from a used dealer .
after 1200km the engine spun a bearring and broke the crank and punched a hole in the block
a change over reco engine is going to cost me 10 grand
fitted not very impressed...
My iLoad 2009 has done 125,000km at present.
It is very comfortable to drive and the fuel economy is also very good - about 9L/100km is very good for such a big and heavy vehicle.
The big problem is not the vehicle but Hyundai the company.
Every warrany repair takes four days even if it is a minor repair...