Report – India-bound Hyundai ix25 mini SUV goes on sale in China on October 9

Posted on: Jun 17, 2014 - 2:54pm IST

Hyundai will commence sales of the Hyundai ix25 mini SUV in China from October 9, according to confirmation received from Beijing-Hyundai by a Chinese auto website. The ix25 was world premiered in April this year at the 2014 Auto China which took place in Beijing. However, the interiors of the car are pending an official unveiling.

Hyundai ix25 white front at Auto China 2014
The Hyundai ix25 will go on sale in China on October 9, 2014.

The ix25 measures 4,270 mm in length, 1,780 mm in width, 1,630 mm in height and 2,590 mm in wheelbase. Early reports indicate that the car will launch with 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engines, with six-speed manual and automatic gearboxes. Hyundai on their part have not released engine or gearbox details. Production of the ix25 for China will be handled by the Beijing Hyundai joint venture.

In India, Hyundai have confirmed the launch of a compact SUV next year. The compact SUV earmarked for India would be the ix25, though Hyundai India have never specifically stated it. For India, the ix25 could be powered by the same set of engines used on the Verna, sport changes in the color and quality of the interior, ground clearance and the wear exterior accessories.

Hyundai ix25 side at Auto China 2014
The ix25 is not a sub-4 meter SUV, as it measures a considerable 4.27 meters in length.

The ix25 will compete with the Renault Duster, Mahindra Scorpio and Nissan Terrano in India. Recent launches in the urban SUV segment (Ford EcoSport, Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano) together sell about 11,500 units every month.

Hyundai ix25 – Image Gallery

[Source – Auto Home]

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4 thoughts on “Report – India-bound Hyundai ix25 mini SUV goes on sale in China on October 9

  1. willys says:

    thanks to anjan ravi..
    content of IAB is great but certain maintenance and selling tips also need to be include

  2. prasad.p says:

    would be one of the first guys from india to buy this. eagerly waiting to buy

  3. Elly says:

    This baby looks beautiful. Once it reached my country (obvious next year – 2015) and I can afford it, I’ll say goodbye to my Hyundai i20.

  4. frazer vaz says:

    i waiting to know when it is going to launch in india. hoping in the 1st quarter 2015.


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