Sales of new items today, October 30, was launched in China. The crossover of the second generation is offered in four trim levels.
In the Chinese auto market the model is sold under the name ix25 in other markets, including in Ukraine, its name is Creta. SUV of new generation in the status of the concept debuted in April 2019 in the framework of the Shanghai motor show. Last week, the Network appeared the image of the product brand of the cross and on the official website of Hyundai in China has revealed its specifications. Now the company has announced the start of sales of the ix25 and called prices.
A Hyundai ix25 second generation stacked head optics: on top are daytime running lights, under them are blocks of the main headlights (in top versions, they consist of three led sections) in the lower bumper fog lights. The lights became two-story, between their upper parts through the entire width of the tailgate is now a stop signal in the form of a narrow light strip.
With the change of generations, the SUV has become bigger: the length has increased by 10mm (to 4,300 mm), the same 10 mm, it is now wider (1790 mm). The new ix25’s wheelbase was 20 mm longer than its predecessor (now – 2 610 mm). For comparison, the dimensions of the Cretu of the first generation, which is sold in our country, account 4270 (20 mm shorter than the previous generation ix25) and 1780 mm, respectively, and the distance between the axes is equal to 2590 mm.
Inside the new Chinese Creta other front panel the virtual instrument panel and the “truncated” wheel, the Central air vents are now placed at the top rather than the sides of the screen multimedia system. By the way, is a huge vertical touchscreen, which displays the climate control installation and other functions of the car. Multimedia including to recognize voice commands. The list of equipment included assistant maintain motion in the strip, panoramic roof, adaptive cruise control system, collision prevention, and camera circular review. To open or close the car owners with a smartphone.
Front cross left suspension MacPherson, rear – semi-torsion beam. The model intended for the Chinese market, all-wheel drive is still there. Yet for the “second” ix25 claimed only one engine – the new diesel four-cylinder “aspirated” volume of 1.5 liters with the recoil 115 HP (144 Nm of torque). In the basic version it is paired with a six-speed “mechanics” in the more expensive trim levels with the CVT. This motor and gear box he got from the related Indian KIA Seltos and its “celestial” counterpart, the Kia KX3 is a new generation (he is not yet on sale in China). Recall the”celestial” ix25 first generation was equipped with the naturally aspirated 1.6 (125 HP, 150 Nm) and “turboservice” 1.4 (140 HP, 242 Nm). The first engine was completed 6МКП or 6АКП and the second a seven-speed automatic transmission with two clutches. Maybe later, the new ix25 will still be offered with the 1.4 T, because in India it is present in the engine range Seltos.
The starting price of the new ix25 – 105 800 yuan ($15 600). Interestingly, with the change of generation crossover is cheaper, because the cost of the predecessor start at 109 800 yuan ($15 600).
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