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My Car Hyundai ix55

Ix Model 55 is another interesting proposal for Hyundai, which conceives itself more boldly on global markets.

car10The luxurious seven-seat SUV has been built on since 2007 is offered in the U.S. model of Veracruz, on the lower floor panel extended the Hyundai Santa Fe. Ix55 called the European version is presented for the first time in 2008 at the Paris Motor Show. In Poland, available since last year.

From the outside – in accordance with the standards in force in this class – auto looks massive. A muscular stance and the “calm” line of the body make a positive impression, but slightly less interesting looks grille air intake to the engine. But the back of the LED lights look pretty complex and the two exhaust tailpipes. Hyundai is also designed with a large 18-inch wheels.

The roomy, comfortable interior cabin of the car can fit up to 7 people. Places in the first and second row of seats is more than many a sedan, and the quality of plastics used and the skin does not leave much to be desired. The whole is toned down, without unnecessary extravagance, and most importantly functional.

The last two seats can be stowed under the floor and create a perfectly flat surface. The boot has a capacity of 598 liters of time, but after the second-row seats can enlarge it even do1746 l. As befits an SUV and the premium, standard equipment is plentiful: leather seats, dual-zone air conditioning and air vents in each row of seats, open roof , xenon headlights, parking sensors. unfortunately, can not buy a satellite navigation and choose another engine.

The drive weighs more than 2 tons of vehicle, however, serves moderncar16 diesel unit with the 3.0 V6 CRDi common-rail fuel injection, 240 hp and maximum torque of 451 Nm available at 1750 rpm. Auto accelerates to 100 km / h in 10.4 seconds and reaches a top speed up to 200 km / h. It is worth noting that the engine is very quiet and fairly economical – it burns an average of 9.4 liters of diesel per 100 km (the manufacturer). The engine works with 6-speed automatic gearbox, which has the possibility of a sequential shift. Hyundai ix55 has an electronic system for allocating time all-wheel drive. At low speed it can zblokowac at 50:50, making it much easier ride on the “loose” surface.

car24The car holds the road well, and writes down its suspension is decent, and even traveled in the fast corners behaves neutrally. Eventual understeer quickly eliminates electronic stability control – ESP. A little too lightly, however, the steering is working – so strong support helps during maneuvers in the city and the parking lot, but on the roads and motorways a little disturbing.

The most important advantages ix55 include comfortable and spacious interior, quiet and quite economical engine, an array of facilities and price, which in particular the competition looks very attractive. This model costs in Poland 209 900 zł, while the Nissan Murano for example, available only from 3.5/252 bhp petrol engine you have to pay 212 thousand.

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