Spied - Production Hyundai ix25 compact SUV snapped in Korea

01/08/2014 - 14:45 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

While previous images of the Hyundai ix25 compact SUV came from China, this image of the Ford EcoSport/Renault Duster competitor comes from a parking lot in Korea.

The first market to get the ix25 will be China, where the car is reported to launch on October 9. Hyundai held the world premiere of the ix25 (pre-production concept) at the Beijing Motor Show this year.

Hyundai ix25 Spied in Korea
The Hyundai ix25 will launch in China on October 9, according to reports.

Hyundai would be offering about seven trim levels of the ix25 in China with two petrol engine options. The base engine is a 1.6-liter and the top-end motor is a 2.0-liter unit. The performance figures however, remain unknown for now.

The ix25 measures 4,270 mm in length, 1,780 mm in width, 1,630 mm in height and 2,590 mm in wheelbase.

What is also known is that the compact SUV will come with front wheel drive and all wheel drive variants, as at least three of the seven trims are expected to get the AWD system. In terms of transmissions, 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes would be offered.

Hyundai India say that they will launch a compact SUV next year.

Competitors: Ford EcoSport, Nissan Juke, Renault Duster, Fiat 500X, Honda Vezel, Mahindra Scorpio

Expected price in India: INR 8-10 lakhs ex-showroom

[Spy image from Hankyung]

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