Hyundai might be saying that its ix25 is exclusive to the Chinese market, but it could be a preview of a compact crossover that will be launching in the U.S. in 2016.
Seen in concept form at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, the Hyundai ix25 will launch in China next year and features a design based on the brand’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. Under the hood is Hyundai’s Nu 2.0-liter engine and measures in at 14-feet long, 5.8-inches wide and 5.3-inches tall. The ix25 will be built to mainly target the younger generation of buyers that seek style and practicality at the same time.
“Hyundai Motor has grown into a leading automaker in China through continuous innovation for the past 11 years,” said Hyundai Motor’s President Sung Kee Choi. “Hyundai Motor is now poised for a new challenge to become the most-loved brand by Chinese customers, with high-quality models such as the ix25 SUV, which is strategically-developed for China, and the all-new Genesis introduced today.”
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