In China, images of the new Kia KX3 2015 have emerged. The small SUV based on the Hyundai ix25, could soon come to Germany.
At the Guangzhou Motor Show 2014 Kia introduced the study KX3 2015 based on the upcoming Hyundai ix25 ago. Now the first official pictures of the production model are leaked. And apparently it is the name KX3. Both the Kia KX3 2015, as well as the Hyundai ix25 intended exclusively for the Chinese market. Also in Europe, the demand for small crossover models. The competition offers here long models such as the Ford EcoSport , Peugeot 2008 or Suzuki SX4 in.
Small Kia SUV with up to 200 hp
Therefore, it is not excluded that the South Korean company will bring the two models in the future to Europe. The next larger SUVs, Kia and Hyundai offer in Europe, called Kia Sportage and Hyundai ix35 . The models are also identical around 4.40 meters long, KX3 and ix25 rank with 4.26 meters in length, almost 15 centimeters below. The drive for the Kia KX3 2015 provides a 1.6-liter petrol engine, which is to make two versions (with and without turbo) between 126 hp and 200 hp. The smaller engine drives through a manual gearbox only the front wheels, the Turbo version is a double-clutch gearbox with seven speeds and four-wheel drive feature. Launch for the Kia KX3 is in March 2015.