New Hyundai ix35 Release Date, Pricing, Specs
Hyundai has seen great success in the UK compact crossover segment and are looking to continue that with the new ix35.
The vehicle goes on sale September 1st and will come with a bunch of new standard features, not to mention a wholse host of optional specifications.
Many of the new additions will be available for the first time on the ix35.
One of the first changes found with the ix35 will be on the trim levels, of there will now be five: entry-level S, mid-range SE and SE Nav and two range-topping trims called ‘Premium’ and ‘Premium Panorama’.
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Hyundai ix35 Engine Options
One thing that remains the same is the 1.6-litre GDi petrol and 1.7-litre and 2.0-litre CRDi engines, but there will also be Hyundai’s Idle Stop and Go (ISG) delivered as an option on the 1.7-litre CRDi.
These changes will allow fuel consumption to improve from 39.3mpg to 41.5mpg, as well as improving CO2 emmissions.
Th top of the line 136PS 2.0 CRDi 4WD Automatic now has lower BIK rates than the outgoing 181PS, at 30% and 31% for SE/SE Nav and Premium, respectively.
List of features
Drivers looking for real value for money would do well to look at the ix35, as Hyundai have done all they can to ensure that with a huge list of standard features.
Among the new additions are LED Daytime running lights and LED positioning lights, Tire Pressure Monitoring System and Trailer Stability Assist.
The existing chassis and suspension have also been improved thanks to the addition of dual amplitude selective dampers and side-load coil springs to improve ride comfort and handling.
New ix35 Pricing
The pricing for the ix35 range starts at £16,995 OTR for the S 1.6-litre GDi 2WD manual, which is actually a lower entry point than the current model.
It comes with an amazing list of standard features, including 16-inch alloy wheels, remote central locking with alarm, USB and AUX connections, air conditioning, glove compartment with cooling function, Trip Computer, Hillstart Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control.
The SE comes in at £18,495 OTR for the 1.6 GDi 2WD manual. It also boasts a great list of standard features that includes 17-inch alloy wheels , Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, cruise control, front foglights, heated front and rear seats, LED taillights, rear parking sensors, auto dimming rearview mirror and leather steering wheel and gearknob.
Buyers can opt to pay an additional £1,000 on the SE models to upgrade to SE Nav, which comes with Satellite Navigation with TMC, rearview parking camera, upgraded seven-speaker sound system and ‘sharkfin’ antenna
The top of the line Hyundai ix35 Premium and Premium Panorama models get a ton of standard features, starting with 18-inch alloy wheels.
They also come with Bi-Xenon headlights with self-levelling system, chrome door handles and headlamp washers come standard.
Keyless entry, leather seats and privacy glass. The Panorama also has a panoramic sunroof as a standard feature.
Buyers should have no complaints about any of the standard features on all of the trim levels, but they can still add additional equipment and packages at a cost.
That includes the addition of the ISH system for a mere £215.