Spy Shots: Hyundai ix25 SUV is almost Ready for the Chinese auto market
Published on August 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots showing the Hyundai ix25 testing in China. The Hyundai ix25 debuted as a concept on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The production version will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the Chinese car market on October 9.
The ix25 is a China-obly compact SUV. It will be manufactured in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture to compete with cars such as the popular Ford Ecosport and the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun.
The ix25 is based on the platform of the Kia Soul, which is made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture. Price will start around 140.000 yuan and end around 170.000 yuan.
Size: 4270mm/1780mm/1630, wheelbase is 2590. Engines: 1.6 and 2.0 four-cylinder petrol, both mated to a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic.