Hyundai is among the few top brands of the car industry to make praiseworthy compact SUVs. Recent news reveals that 2017 Hyundai ix25, which is also known as Hyundai Creta is almost ready to be released in the market. This particular car is already very popular in the market.
Still, to make it stronger in terms of specifications, Hyundai has redesigned few of its features this time as a part of the routine facelift. If you are looking for a compact SUV, do take a look at its specifications before 2017 version for Creta reaches the showroom.
2017 Hyundai ix25 – Fresh New Look Promised
Appearance wise, 2017 Hyundai ix25 is a treat to the eyes. It has got a classy feel of premium SUV that you would love to show everyone. High ground clearance, which is an essential part of a compact SUV, has been taken care of in this version. SUVs need to run through rough road surfaces and ground clearance needs to be high enough for that purpose, which you will get in this SUV.
Front bumper is bigger enough not to damage the metal body part in case of any kinds of the collision. HID LED headlights have been installed in 2017 version of ix25 which has got LED chains surrounding them. There is an indicator lamp attached to each headlight boxes.
The front grille is a rectangular area with three horizontal slits of metal separated widely from each other allowing enough air to let in. The logo of the maker is embedded in the center grille. There are two big fog lamps installed in two corners in the front bumper. These lamps come handy in case of thick fog covered days, hence the name.
Build quality and Platform
This time, 18-inch wheels have been installed which can withstand much wear and tear of the rough road surface. One of the major changes in 2017 version of ix25 is the change of its platform. It is no longer having its old platform. Percentage of aluminum in the composition of its body has been increased to lower down the curb weight. This will lead to better engine output and better fuel economy.
Engineers have worked upon the aerodynamics in Creta too and made few changes to reduce air friction so that the SUV moves faster. Keeping the dimension of platform same as before, Hyundai has increased the dimension of its body. Now Hyundai ix25 2017 has got a length of 168 inches, the height of 64 inches and a width of 70 inches.
Ground clearance now stands at 8 inches.Among its many features, Hyundai has got 6 speakers, Bluetooth, anti-lock brakes, traction control, rearview camera, LED speedometer, etc.
Engine and Fuel economy of 2017 Hyundai ix25
As far as engine specification is concerned, the 2017 Hyundai ix25 has got a 1.6-liter engine as its base version. This engine can produce a power up to 126 hp. The engine is mated with automatic transmission of 6 speeds. They will keep an option for the manual transmission as well. Petrol fuel economy is around 18 mpg and diesel is around 22 mpg.
Competitors, Release date and Price of 2017 Hyundai ix25
The 2017 Hyundai ix25 has got Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano as its prime competitors. The 2017 Hyundai ix25 is supposed to hit the market by the second half of this year. Price has not yet been revealed.