A newly updated Hyundai iX35 has just been introduced and the range starts at €25,495. Hyundai have had a good 2013, with the range as a whole capturing the title of Ireland’s fastest growing car brand and the iX35 is expected to continue the trend.
Celebration trim represents the new base model and it’s powered as before by a 1.7 litre diesel engine. This comes as standard with 16” alloy wheels, air conditioning, downhill brake control, hill start assist, electric heated door mirrors, rear spoiler, remote central locking with alarm, LED DRL, trailer stability assist, tyre pressure monitoring and a leather steering wheel.
Comfort trim is next up and sells from €26,995 with a 1.7 litre diesel or €30,495 with four wheel drive and a 2.0 litre diesel power unit. It comes with extra equipment including bluetooth, cruise control, heated seats, rain sensing wipers and front fog lamps.
Next up is Executive, which in 1.7 litre form sells at €28,245 or €32,245 as a 2.0 litre automatic. Standard equipment includes 17” alloys, dual zone climate control, electric folding mirrors, front fog lamps, half leather seats, rear parking camera, rear LED lights, roofrails and a windscreen de-icer.
Finally, premium trim adds full leather seats and a panoramic sunroof for €30,495 with a 1.7 litre engine.
Motoring editor - The Clare Champion
Former Chairman and voting member of Irish Motoring Writers' Association