Hyundai ix25 spotted undergoing road tests, launch round the corner

Monday 25 August 2014, 15:10 PM by

Renault did it with Duster, Ford with the Ecosport, as things begin to heat up in the compact SUV segment in the country, Hyundai does not want to be left far behind in this competition. As seen at this year's Beijing Motor show, the compact crossover named ix25 from Hyundai shall also be launched in the Indian market. Recently, sources have also spotted the vehicle undergoing road test in the country thereby indicating on a possible launch sometime soon.

Hyundai ix25 spotted undergoing road tests, launch round the corner |
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The Hyundai ix25 has been placed in straight line of competition against popular cars like Ford Ecosport, Renault Duster and upcoming Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha. For the Chinese market, the Hyundai ix25 is powered by four-cylinder 1.6 and 2.0-litre petrol engines and is available in manual as well as automatic variant. However, in India the vehicle may likely share engine configurations with the new i20 Elite or existing Grand i10 hatchback. Most likely, an automatic transmission and 4 wheel drive option may also be used in the Indian variant.

Hyundai has not yet stated an official launch date for the vehicle nor have they revealed any detailed specification on the upcoming vehicle, but as the vehicle has been spotted undergoing road tests here, it is quite possible that Hyundai may bring-in the new ix25 sometime soon. The designing cues for ix25 is stated to be based on Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The tweaked design philosophy is seen in all the new cars from Hyundai, whereas the existing range will also be bestowed with this innovative and stylish design.

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