Euro-Sourced Hyundai ix35 SE Even More Style, Safety, Comfort, and Convenience
SYDNEY – Jan 11, 2013: As one of Australia’s top selling SUV’s, the Hyundai ix35 has always been a popular choice, now the new ix35 SE model is sure to create even stronger demand. As the first model Hyundai Motor Company Australia has sourced from Europe, the ix35 SE provides a raft of convenience, comfort, and style elements previously unavailable in the Active model.
The ix35 SE still delivers the same winning combination of practicality, efficiency, and economy which has made it an instant hit with Australians looking for outstanding value in a small SUV. Based on the popular Active 2WD model variant, the SE will be driven by the efficient 2.0L Theta ll petrol engine delivering 122kW and is paired to a six-speed automatic gearbox. Combine economy is 8.5L/100km. Available in a limited range of fashionable colours, the ix35 SE will stand apart in a competitive segment of look-alikes.
It’s apparent from first glance that the ix35 SE offers a stylish new interpretation of the model. The nose features a unique front bumper with in-set fog lamps, projector headlamps with dusk sensors, and power folding side mirrors. Smart 17” alloy wheels and solar control glass with rear privacy tint add a touch of European chic to the exterior presence.
A stylish new interior treatment features full leather/leatherette trim including seats, steering wheel, and gear shift knob. Front and rear heated seats will provide additional comfort for all occupants, and the glove box is cooled.
The ix35 SE achieves the highest 5-star ANCAP safety rating, and now offers even more convenience and peace-of-mind with the inclusion of a rear-view camera displayed in the electro-chromatic rear-view mirror.
Additional standard safety features of the ix35 SE include; six airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Downhill Brake Control (DBC), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM).
For occupant comfort, the ix35 SE provides a comprehensive multimedia package including; 5” touch screen AM/FM radio with integrated Bluetooth®, media streaming and hands free, six-speakers including tweeters, AUX & USB audio input with iPod® compatibility, and an MP3 / WMA / CD player.
The ix35 SE will be available in exclusive colours including Creamy White, two metallic colours Sleek Silver and Steel Grey and pearl finish Phantom Black, all paired with a striking black interior.