South Korean automaker Hyundai will unveil the production spec ix25 compact SUV at the 2014 Chengdu Motor Show tomorrow. Ahead of its official unveiling, the clear pictures of the crossover from the Beijing Hyundai pavilion have hit the web world. Yes, these images are directly clicked from the Chengdu Motor Show venue. Set to compete against the Ford EcoSport, the ix25 SUV is likely to go on sale in China on October 9-10.
The vehicle gets triple slat chrome grille flanked by projector headlamps. There is a skid plate below the airdam.
The rear LED taillights are huge
There is an aggressive line starts above the wheel arches and flows to meet the taillamp.
A black plastic cladding running all around the crossover
The body coloured ORVMs gets side blinkers
The crossover gets projector headlamps with silver inserts
The fog lamp also gets LED inserts and silver inserts
Its wheel arches have been fitted to 17-inch 5-spoke diamond cut alloy wheels
Hyundai ix25 follows the company’s modern Fluidic design language. There are aggressive creases and curves running across the length of the car. Also visible is the black plastic cladding all around the car, which is common addition to any SUV, to offer rugged road presence. This crossover will be made available in two petrol engines- 1.6-litre and 2.0-litres. The crossover will come to India by mid-2015 and it will compete against of Renault Duster, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra Scorpio and others. The Indian-spec model will also get diesel powertrain, and is likely to source engine configuration from Verna saloon.
automatic transmission gearbox
It gets black seat upholstery with contrasting stitches
The boot space is quite large, can accommodate 2-3 suitcases
Hyundai ix25 Instrument panel
The crossover gets good quality interiors and several features
It is equipped with LCD multimedia system
The vehicle gets multi-functional steering wheel with controls for audio and Bluetooth
Automatic air conditioning controls and push-start stop button