Last decade was marked with crossover vehicles, whose market is continue to grow. Popularity raises among all kinds of users and carmakers are trying to offer best possible option. So it is with Korean Hyundai, whose SUV segment is taking positions among best in the class. That is not by accident, but because of hard work. Upcoming 2017 Hyundai ix25 is expected to be one of the best crossovers ever seen from company, which could help it take better spot in Chinese market. Exactly there ix25 was presented in 2014, in Beijing, at its car show.
2017 Hyundai ix25 redesign
For new challenges on the market Hyundai responds quickly. This is a mid-size crossover, which is made to take spot in Chinese market, rather than other parts of the world. However, Europe and UK could get their versions of 2017 Hyundai ix25. Five-seat layout and a lot of features are highlight of the cabin. More attractive exterior should lure younger population. However, car is practical and functional. All models made on Santa Fe platform have these characteristics. Ground clearance of 7 inches is enough for many terrains and off-road situations. Body gets new lines and 17-inch wheels add more aggressiveness to the 2017 ix25. Smaller sibling of ix35 gets bold front and sporty rear end. There are many other details put all around new crossover.
2017 Hyundai ix25 engine
Under the hood of the 2017 Hyundai ix25 is 2.0-l gasoline unit. As we told earlier, this crossover will be made for Chinese market, while other parts of the world can get different model. Because of that, 1.4-l four-cylinder drivetrain is prepared. This unit will be able to develop 105 hp and 100 lb-ft of torque. Also 1.6-l CRDi powerplant is possible with same torque level, but 20 hp more. There is no info about diesel units, but we expect them to be made for new ix25. Crossover is very economical, so don’t be surprised if that number goes over 30 mpg combined.