Hyundai unveiled the European version of Tucson ix, (ix35) in March at 2013 Geneva Motor Show. This month the biggest Korean automaker unveiled redesigned version of its Tucson ix SUV crossover.
The Hyundai ix35 for the European customers is similar the U.S. version of Tucson due to the same front grille, chromed slats already seen at the new Santa Fe. The only difference between these two versions is the front end of the vehicle. The new features to the new Tucson ix are redesigned front bumper, newly designed alloy wheels, LED taillights and daytime running lights as well as “Flex Steer” system with 3 different modes (Normal, Comfort and Sport)
Customers can now benefit from different options: heated steering wheel, Electronic Stability Control, parking sensors on the front, the new 4,2-inch TFT display with high resolution, Bi-Xenon lights are offered also, as well as improved LED daytime display and newly designed 16″, 17″ and 18″ alloy wheels.
Hyundai offers 2 engines for the restyled Korean version of Tucson ix: “Theta II” 2.0-litre gasoline engine was replaced with the new more efficient “Nu” Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine and the diesel version is well known, 2.0-liter CRDi with 184 hp.