The Hyundai Lavita (as it is known in South Korea, Japan and Taiwan), also sold as the Hyundai Matrix in Europe and Southeast Asia, and as the Hyundai Elantra Lavita in Australia, is an MPV sold by the Hyundai Motor Company, and was mechanically related to the Mitsubishi RVR. The vehicle was designed by the Italian car designer company Pininfarina. Hyundai state it is a MPV based on the tall roofline. The Lavita is a five-seater hatchback and is available in 1.5, 1.6 and 1.8-litre petrol engines. The 1.8 has a top speed of 114 mph (183 km/h) and a 0-60 mph time of 11.3 seconds. In Europe there are versions also available with turbo diesel engines. In Malaysia, the Lavita is locally assembled as the Inokom Matrix, which is available in both 1.6L & 1.8L petrol engine options. Hyundai facelifted the model in 2005. For 2008, Hyundai unveiled a second facelifted version at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2008.
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