Built on the Santa Fe platform this mid-size crossover, also known as the Veracruz, has, however, enlarged wheelbase which allowed the engineers to mount the third row of seats. Good roominess and the fact that the base variant includes some features which are only optional for other models made this car popular. There is information that Hyundai is going to resume the ix55. According to experts, the Hyundai ix55 2016 will be one of the most advanced sport utility vehicles. This is the model with which the Korean automaker is aiming to take top positions on the SUV market. Correcting the past mistakes on this field the company is expected to release a first class auto.
Obviously, the new Veracruz will be formed as a full-sized sport utility vehicle featuring a lot of cutting-edge technologies. The car will exceed many models of its class. Due to harmonious combination of stretched lines and modern design the Hyundai ix55 2016 will look like a real wheeled masterpiece. Among the exterior features, which are worthy of attention, are a stylish grill with the Hyundai badge on it and a large air intake. New LED headlights will also improve the car’s appearance, making it smoother with better aerodynamics. The rear end will feature a large tailgate with congruously fitted sleek taillights. The rear bumper will be equipped with double exhausting system.
As said before, the cabin of the ix55 is distinguished by spaciousness. Having three rows of seat upholstered in leather it will be able to accommodate seven passengers. Seat arranging will give maximum comfort. Hyundai’s motto for the interior is “Everything under control”. It comes true with a convenient dashboard with numerous buttons and switches which are easily reachable for the driver. The high-tech feature will include a color display showing useful information, mobile connectivity, dual zone climate control, infotainment system and others.
Engine and performance
Under the hood the Hyundai ix55 2016 will have an inline-eight engine with displacement of 5 liters. It is capable to produce 450 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. This power unit will be coupled with an 8-speed transmission with an electronic paddle shifter. With it all-wheel-drive will be provided by the HTRAC system. Such a powertrain is expected to show a good fuel economy for both city and highway driving.