For 2014, Hyundai’s answer to the compact crossover SUV, the ix35 Series II, has much more to offer, except a higher price tag. With the popularity of smaller SUVs on a steady increase, Hyundai knew that in order to compete, it would have to class up its ix35 and that is exactly what they did. While the Hyundai ix35 is a family-oriented SUV, you do not have to sacrifice having a sporty, well-equipped vehicle just because you have a family to shuttle all over town every day. The new 2014 Hyundai ix35 Series II offers buyers a fuel-efficient, fun to drive and well-kitted compact SUV has a lot of value for a small price.

There are plenty of updates for the 2014 Hyundai ix35 Series II

2014 Hyundai ix35 Series IIWhile there have not be any major updates for 2014, the list of smaller upgrades add certainly add up. On the outside, the 2014 Hyundai ix35 has updated headlamps with LED positioning lights, new aerodynamic roof rails and new alloy wheels. The interior has also received a number of updates with the most noticeable being the updated seating surfaces and interior trim and a larger touchscreen for its infotainment system. Mechanical upgrades include updated suspension and new direct-injection petrol engine choices. Not only do these changes give the 2014 ix35 Series II an updated look and feel, they increase the overall value without costing you more. The 2014 Hyundai ix35 will now also come standard with Bluetooth integration, audio streaming, 6-speaker audio system, steering wheel audio controls, USB, and auxiliary connections.

2014 Hyundai ix35 offers more engine choices and a better ride

2014 ix35 Series IIThe 2014 Hyundai ix35 Series II is now available with two engine choices, a 2.0-litre or a 2.4-litre GDI (gasoline direct injection) four-cylinder. The 2.0-litre produces 122kW and 205Nm of torque and the 2.4-litre adds just a little more power with 136kW and 240nM of torque. There is still a 2.0-litre diesel version available that offers 135kW and 392 nM of torque. While only the base version of the 2014 ix35 is available with a 6-speed standard transmission, the rest of the ix35 family all come standard with a shiftable 6-speed automatic. Every 2014 Hyundai ix35 all come standard with AWD as well to add to its performance on a variety of terrains and in a variety of weather conditions. To add to the driving pleasure and comfort of the 2014 ix35, Hyundai has tuned up the power steering and suspension by changing many of its components including the coils, stabiliser bars and added bushings to the engine subframe. Additions like these make the Hyundai ix35 a great value for its small price.

If you are looking for a compact SUV with get up and go, a sleek attractive look and plenty of features and options, the 2014 Hyundai ix35 Series II should be at the top of your list. With the choices of compact SUVs growing every year, Hyundai wants to offer as much vehicle as they can for your dollar and have you riding in style whether you are taking the kids to school or enjoying a night out on the town. The 2014 Hyundai ix35 Series II is well kitted, good-looking and functional and a great choice for a family on a budget.