Used Hyundai ix35 2009-2015

Used Hyundai ix35 2009-2015 review

Alternatives

(2009 - 2015)
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What alternatives should I consider to a used Hyundai ix35 4x4?

If you’re not willing to go for a non-premium brand but don’t want to spend a fortune, then try a Volkswagen Tiguan. There are plenty of examples about and the 2.0-litre diesel is a strong choice with plenty of torque and pretty good fuel economy. Space inside is very good and the interior is pretty plush for a family SUV.

One of the most popular family SUVs has been the Nissan Qashqai: it was pretty much the first car of its kind, offering buyers a car with a rugged looks, a spacious, premium interior and running costs not a million miles from those of a family hatchback. It offers a number of engine options, including a small 1.5-litre diesel that offer better fuel economy figures and lower road tax costs than the Hyundai ix35.

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Used Hyundai ix35 2009-2015
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Verdict

Despite a small role in Doctor Foster, the Hyundai ix35 is still a grounded family SUV with lots of equipment and reasonable running costs

  • Lots of kit
  • Big boot
  • Reliability
  • Thick pillars can restrict visibility
  • Rear headroom
  • Noisy 2.0-litre diesel