Hyundai Atos car appeared in 1997. It first was produced and sold in South Korea, and only a year later, it appeared on the European market. Immediately after the appearance of the model it was attributed to small cars. Car Hyundai Atos represents a front-drive five-door hatchback with a unique design and small dimensions: height - 1615 mm and length - 3500 mm. It attracted attention by the doors and especially their size. They occupy a large area of side parts of the vehicle’s body. Such decision allowed designers to increase the comfort of the car because it is much easier to get into the passenger compartment.
The minimum luggage amount of Hyundai Atos cars is 263 liters, but the storage space can easily be expanded to 1084 liters by folding the rear seats. The trunk is opened in two ways: from the outside using the key or from inside using a special lever, which is located near the driver's seat. For a variety of small luggage in the car Hyundai Atos offers many different additional capacities. On the driver's door is a pocket on each side of the steering column can be seen pricks. They can be used for a pack of cigarettes or a wallet. Instead glove compartment, in front of the passenger front seat is open shelf and under his chair is a drawer. In the motion, car Hyundai Atos is a 12-valve four-cylinder engine with 55 hp and working volume of 1.0 liters. This power unit is equipped with fuel injection system. The packaging arrangement includes front seat belts with idler, front electric windows, driver's airbag and a simple tape recorder.
In 1999, as a result of the modernization of the car Hyundai Atos, is received a new rename Hyundai Prime. Body of new car was lower and its back side became large incidence, while the rear of the car Hyundai Atos was strictly vertical. Interior of vehicle turned out quite spacious, quality and trim worthy. Car got a good sound insulation. The model is offered in two versions: GLS and GL. In 2003 there appeared a car Hyundai Atos 2004 model. The car got a new bumper, a new radiator grille and headlights. Technically also some changes followed. 59-horsepower engine with displacement of 1.1 liters appeared. It can be aggregated with the automatic or the mechanic transmission.