2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 review of the new SUV

Chinese auto CAS (Chengdu Auto Show), held in the late summer of , gave the world the next production car. They became the compact SUV 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 (in Russia will be sold under the name Creta).


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Earlier this car was shown at an exhibition in Beijing, but the truth only as a concept. . Nova Korean auto giant is still a test of the Paris Motor Show, before going on sale. Buy 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 will be starting from October 9 of this year. True model will only be available in China, at least not yet.

Price

The cost of the 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 will fluctuate in the range of 140-170 thousand. Yuan (840-1020 m. Rub.).
The compact crossover will be officially sold in Russia since . It is planned that it will take its place as the smallest representative of the class in the 2018-2019 Hyundai lineup. Ix25 will be produced at the joint venture Beijing 2018-2019 Hyundai Motor.

2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 in Beijing

year. His last generation was the basis and gave front-crossover platform. Although Korean engineers have not forgotten that the 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 SUV is still taken care of and all-wheel drive. It will be available as additional paid options.

The exterior design

In developing the exterior design, engineers, artists used solutions, implementing the modern philosophy of 2018-2019 Hyundai – Fluidic Sculpture 2.0, known as the fluid sculpture.

These trends were examined from the first photo that appeared in the public domain. Pure and simple lines of the body were to make the car a little bit dull and rustic, but quite the contrary turned ix25 dynamic. It is clearly visible the idea of creating a charged car.

The front of the 2018-2019 Hyundai ah 25 meets solid headlights main beam, which have multi-level division of beam optics and lens neighbor, as well as signals of direction indicators.

New 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25, a front view

Bottom mounted thin strip running lights with daylight svtodiodami. Character 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 gives Facing stylish radiator grille, with the large chrome inserts. It is perfectly combined with the lower air intake, which is blended into a massive bumper, emphasizing its functionality. On the bumper are also insert and the lining of the unpainted plastic that surround vozbuhozabornik creating expressive frame. Rounding out an elaborate picture of the front of the form as entered in the vertical columns bumper, fog lights.

25 New ix side view

When viewed from the profile, we found similar to the second-generation Kia Soul crossover line – form the framework of the windshield and roof line. There is nothing surprising in these two cars the same platform. Although this all similarity ends.

Next to us is a completely original model. Solid, and at the same time compact hood, large doors and high window-sill line, wide rear rack, propping decaying on a compact roof stern and slim front. Provide a complete picture wheel arches, they do not blindly big, and in a neat measure. The presence of a crossover requires at least a rare congress with comfortable roadway. Therefore, 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25, as well as colleagues in the class, the lower part of the body is protected from impact-resistant plastic lining. They are not painted and are designed to take care of all the possible environmental impact.

2018-2019 Hyundai-ix25, rear view

The aft part of the new model from 2018-2019 Hyundai turned out pretty stylish. Rear lights kombiniroavnnye dual solution (lamps and LEDs) fillings are quite impressive size. Above the back door is a large spoiler and a massive bumper under the door, slotted for exhaust pipes.

As for the sides, rear bumper has a lining of impact-resistant unpainted plastic. Smooth rectangular door is practical, when you open it created a large rectangular opening. The width and height of the opening with low lowered the floor, allow to transport even very dimensional loads.

dimensions

Small SUV 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 selling in China, and in the future in Europe, will compete for customers with such models as Ford EkoSport, Kaptur Renault and Volkswagen Tiguan. 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 is:

  • 4,270 m long;
  • 1,780 m wide;
  • 1,630 m of altitude;
  • and 2,590 m wheelbase.

The dimensions are quite decent as for a compact SUV. And when you consider the size of the clearance (185 mm), the 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 becomes quite an interesting model.

Interior and equipment

Salon Korean ix25 is designed for comfortable accommodation of the driver and four passengers – the back row of seats easily Prima three people. The trunk can receive loads of up to 420 liters in volume, but if you sacrifice the rear seats folded them, you can get 1100 liters of useful volume.

Dashboard 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25

According to reports, the Korean auto giant 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 will offer a fairly solid set of options. Of course, the most valuable will be available for an additional fee. The owner of the new model will be able to count on a 3.5-inch TFT color display, harmoniously inscribed in a technological stylish dashboard and multimedia system (phone, music, navigation system) with touch 7-inch monitor, as well as climate control and parking assistant.

Tachometer and speedometer are designated as standard 2 large circles

2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 Additional comfort is provided by heated steering wheel and front-row seats, a panoramic sunroof with electric drive, offers leather upholstery and a choice of upholstery colors. Keyless door opening function (Smart key) and starting the engine by pressing a button, power windows and mirrors with heating became necessary attributes of a modern car.

Driver’s seat

Security is provided with 6 airbags, electric power steering and handling, and multifunction steering wheel, which can be configured in two ways. Front row seats are controlled by actuators.

Specifications

Model 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 year will be driven by one of the two available gasoline four-cylinder engines. The 1.6-liter Gamma engine series will provide power to 125 hp, while the 2.0-liter Nu engine series – 160 hp These automotive heart will work in tandem with 6-speed manual gearbox or 6-speed automatic transmission, to choose from.
Chassis front-drive crossover from 2018-2019 Hyundai has MacPherson-type front suspension is fully independent and semi-independent rear torsion type. Four-wheel drive 4WD, available at a higher cost, will be fused multi-link rear independent suspension. The basic version is provided with disc brakes on all wheels with ABS and a set of electronic systems – ESC, the dynamic steering system stabilization, help system during the descent from the mountain (the DB), automatic protivoskatyvaniya system (which helps to get under way in the mountain).

Conclusion

In principle, ix25 turned out pretty interesting. Koreans effectively managed to realize a production model of the prototype conceptual ideas. 2018-2019 Hyundai systematically replenishes the family SUV-in and ix25 was no exception. Undoubtedly cars find a buyer, but as the car was the best time will tell, and reviews of the owners, after it goes on sale.

Video test 2018-2019 Hyundai ix25 (Crete) :