Hyundai is preparing to debut subcompact SUV Hyundai Leonis

Hyundai is preparing to debut subcompact SUV Hyundai Leonis

December 22, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

According to experts, the new Hyundai will be the most budget model of the brand for the markets of South Korea, USA and Europe. Currently, the automaker is completing testing of the new SUV, its official debut is scheduled for the beginning of 2019.

The network unveiled new subcompact SUV from Hyundai called Leonis. According to the Korean media, where photos of the novelty and its characteristics have already begun to appear. The cost of cars in South Korea starts with a mark of 15 million won. With such a price tag, the SUV claims to be the most affordable car brand.

It is known that Hyundai Leonis is based on the same platform as the new Hyundai Kona / Encino crossover. However, the dimensions of the Leonis are much more compact: the length is slightly more than four meters, the width is 1.77 meters, the height is 1.55 meters, and the wheelbase is 2.6 meters.

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 Under the hood of the novelty, presumably, will be a 128-horsepower 1.6-liter gasoline engine, combined with a six-speed “mechanics” or automatic transmission. Drive – no alternative front, but the list of available options and additional equipment turned out very rich. Currently coming to the end of the test new items. At the beginning of next year will be the world premiere of Hyundai Leonis.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the Hyundai company finishes final tests of the budgetary Hyundai Styx crossover.