Incredible cars and incredible design continue to flow from Hyundai’s wealth of talented team members. Higher quality gems rim the crown of Hyundai’s success in recent times. The new iX35, Grandeur and Santa Fe have been well-approved globally, and now the introduction of the smooth lined Hyundai i45 sets new standards.
Hyundai i45 plans have been brewing for some time now, and it is wonderful to see the end result looking so clean, low-slung and sophisticated. The sleek bonnet lines and headlight designs blend with the car’s high waistline and racy tones to make an exciting sedan that offers plenty of cabin space and practicality. Two of the distinctive exterior features are the crimped line running along the doors at handle height, along with the wonderfully extrovert air dam design that looks both futuristic and racy.
A shot at the wheel quickly reveals the sedan’s composed foothold on the road ahead. Quiet engines and a smooth ride provide elegant transport and relaxed travel. Interior colours, materials and textures provide a unique opulence that is different and tasteful in Hyundai’s stirring sort-of-way. A blend of angular lines and swooping curves grace the dash of the stylish new Hyundai i45. Quality plastics bring great unification between the bold central console and its correlation to the i45’s modern instrumentation and switchgear placement, of which the outcome is ergonomically effective and easy on the eye.
Speaking of being easy on the eye, the blue lit dials are rimmed with silver. And it’s the overall blue lighting and silver detailing that looks so smart against the dark tones of the dash, door trim and upholstery. Placed in the centre of the dash is a readable, easy to use, computer display for some of the main onboard functions. The steering wheel audio controls and centre stack climate-air temperature controls are logically positioned and clear to use, while full iPod connectivity enables you to take your favourite music with you.
Superbly comfortable and supportive seating with lumber support and electrically powered sliding and recline functions make the Hyundai i45 so satisfying to live with. Manual seat adjustment is found in the i45 base models. Leg, head and even shoulder dimensions in both front and rear locations embody just how roomy the i45 is. And luggage space is at the top of the class – with what is a very handy 523 litre boot space.
Power ratings are very tidy and efficient. The Hyundai i45 has a responsive, well built engine that provides clean burning emission levels and superiorly low fuel thirst. Petrol powered, and boasting the latest GDI technology, the 2.4-litre grunt peaks at 148 kW, while the flat torque curve provides a lusty 250 Nm of twist to propel a fully laden Hyundai i45 effortlessly mile-after-mile. A quick passing manoeuvre can be performed all the way through what is a silky marriage between engine response and six-speed automatic gearing. Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters in the Elite and Premium models add some extra driver fun to the i45 experience. The paddle shifters allow you to control precisely when you want to upshift or downshift the six-speed automatic transmission.
A car like the Hyundai i45 must feature the best safety items, and housed throughout the i45’s body work are features like dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side-impact bags and front and rear side curtain airbags. Active front head restraints move instantly up and forward during a rear-end collision to help cushion the head to provide extra protection against the nasty whiplash injury. Utra-high tensile steel and the application of thermal stamping has resulted in a tougher more rigid body shell. Also, side impact beams, integrated front and rear crumple zones, strengthened window sills and safety engineered doors with guard beams significantly increases occupant protection. Features like ABS, EBD, ESC, TCS, auto dusk sensing lights, HAC and BAS keep the i45 on guard at all times.
A new Hyundai i45 is going to look good parked up anybody’s driveway. With Hyundai’s extensive warranty and competitive pricing, you could be enjoying this great machine sooner than you might think.
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