Veracruz, Trust in first impressions

  • Intense and sleek design
  • Flexible and harmonious design and Dynamic Driving
  • Wherever you go, Reliable Safety
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    Safety approved by 'NHTSA'
    The Veracruz / ix55 was awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the crash-test assessment program.
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    Powerful and quiet V6 engine

    ?3.8 V6 DOHC Gasoline delivers 260 horsepower and torque of 35.5kg∑m, offering powerful, economical and quiet driving experiences to drivers.

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    Various seat settings

    It offers various seat arrangements, enabling the driver and passengers to make practical use of interior spaces for their lifestyles.

  • EXTERIOR- High intensity, projection type HID Head Lamps
    - Wrap around rear lights with increased visibility
    - Dual oval exhausts integrated into rear bumper
  • hw013844.jpgINTERIOR- Luxurious interior colour package
    - Seat flexibility with both 2nd and 3rd rows
    - 10-way adjustable power driver's seat
  • PERFORMANCE- Engines with exceptional power
    - 6 speed transmission with sophisticated control
    - Smooth and precise suspension
  • hw013846.jpgSAFETY- ABS/ESP with anti-lock brake
    - 6 airbag protection for passanger safety
    - Active front headrest
  • hw013847.jpgconvenience- Blue instrument lights that keeps you from eye strain
    - Easy air controls for both front and rear seats
    - Rear distance warning system
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So trust in first impressions,
and rediscover enjoyment

What your eyes tell you, your senses
will confirm.
Yes the Veracruz / ix55 is great looking.
But once you climb inside you’ll know
that there is so much more.
The Veracruz / ix55 was designed from
the beginning to give sports sedan
handling and performance, with seven
seats when you need.

  • HID head lamp The high intensity, projection type headlamps of the Veracruz / ix55 throw precision light exactly where you need it...

  • Wrap around rear lights For increased safety and visibility the rear light clusters are moulded into the side curvature. An equally stylish LED option, delivering increased brilliance and clarity, is also available.

  • Dual oval exhausts Integrated stylishly into the rear valence, the chrome dual oval exhausts perfectly convey the performance nature of the Veracruz / ix55.

  • Fog lamps
    The extra safety of the front fog lamps is stylishly set into the deep front valence of the Veracruz / ix55.

  • Rear spoiler with HMSL
    The aerodynamic rear roof spoiler also contains the high mounted stop lamp for extra on-road visibility and safety.

  • Aerodynamic radiator grille
    The double elements radiator grille aperture has been designed to look great and to provide the optimum air intake for Veracruz / ix55.

  • Outer door handles
    The door handles are slightly raised from the surface for easier handling and a smoother, more refined look.

  • Aerodynamic roof rack
    Featuring a cross bar structure, the roof rack increases luggage capacity and takes over length loads, while reducing wind noise.

  • Side step
    Non-slip side mounted ledge type step makes access and egress just that much easier and secure.

  • Foldable aerial
    The radio antenna folds to avoid breakage situations in the car wash or wherever headroom is really tight.

  • Electric heated outer mirrors
    The aerodynamic side-view mirrors are electronically operated for one touch adjustments and electronically heated to keep the view clear even in inclement weather.

  • Single structure wiper blades
    Efficient single structure wiper blades are positioned lower and use an ECU motor to clear a bigger area more efficiently.

  • Rear wiper
    The rear screen wiper clears a larger area and is automatically activated by selecting reverse gear if rain sensor is fitted.

  • Two-way Nozzels
    The screen wash uses two way nozzles to fully wash the wiped screen area with perfectly placed powerful jets.

  • 18" Alloy wheel
    Great looking 18inch wheels add an extra stylish sporting element. They are available with 245/60 R18 radial tires.

  • 17" Alloy wheel
    The elegant, sporty standard 17inch wheel features 245/65 R17 radial tires for great on or off road performance.

  • Spare tire
    The space saving spare wheel and tire will keep you going. Located under the load space floor and easily accessed from the rear load compartment.

The maximum
comfort zone

Surround yourself with the perfect driving environment.
High quality dual tone trim materials. Brushed metallic
elements, fine cloths and leather mean the interior of the
Veracruz / ix55 fully lives up to any expectations.
  • Sheer seating flexibility If it fits to your lifestyle then why not in your car? Even the third row seats in the Veracruz / ix55 split fold 50 : 50, they also recline and like the second row they have adjustable headrests. The second row fold 60 : 40 and slide easily forward to allow easy third row access. If you need to relax, then the front seats recline for real comfort. Or all the rear seats simply fold away to leave you real carrying space. The choice is yours.
  • 10-way power seat The optional power driver's seat is 10-way adjustable for the perfect driving position. Also a useful memory system means each driver can save their perfect settings.

  • Power tail gate
    One touch is enough to open or close the power tailgate. Imagine what that means in terms of easy loading and unloading, at the market, the beach or anywhere.

  • Solar glass
    Self-darkening glass in the windshield, side windows, reduces glare and keeps everyone cooler in hot sunshine.

  • Tilt & telescopic steering wheel
    For great driving comfort and individual positioning, the steering wheel adjusts up to 30mm.

  • Mood Lamp
    Blue mood lamps are mounted in the overhead console to provide friendly illumination.

  • Foot parking brake and lamp
    The secure and space saving foot operated parking brake is also lit by a special lamp to increase in-car visibility and safety.

  • Power window switch panel
    Easily to hand, and clearly illuminated, the Veracruz / ix55 features power windows with anti-pinch and one-touch up or down for the driver.

  • Map lamp & sunglass case
    Roof mounted storage for two pairs of sunglasses, and map reading lights for the front seat occupants is centrally positioned and touch controlled.

  • Sun visors
    Extendable sun visors, with integral illuminated vanity mirrors are fitted for the driver and front seat passenger.

  • Under floor storage
    The tool tray is handily located alongside the spare wheel. Ideally placed for storing necessary, but rarely used items.

  • Glove box
    The roomy glove box is lighted and cooled by the air conditioning, also the pull down design helps stop the contents falling out when opened.

  • Cool box
    A cool box in the front central console keeps journey refreshments cool and is easy to reach.

  • Child care mirror
    A major child safety feature that just pulls down from the roof to help you keep and eye on rear seated children without turning around.

  • Ashtray & cigar lighter
    Convenient for more than just smokers, the integral 12V outlet (one of three) is conveniently placed, low mounted in the centre console.

  • Map pockets
    The front door mounted map pockets are deep and capacious and easily accessible.

  • Front cup holders
    Conveniently located in the central console, the front holders are covered by a touch-operated panel.

  • 2nd row armrest
    The central armrest for the second row of seats also includes useful storage space with cup-holders.

  • Rear door pockets
    Extra door mounted storage space for beverages, maps, magazines etc., is an added convenience feature for rear seat passengers.

  • Luggage mat & net
    To prevent luggage shifting, a protective mat and large restraining net keep it safely in position.

  • Scuff protection
    The front door sills are of stainless steel with the Veracruz / ix55 logo in blue electro-luminescent lighting.

  • Maximising second row space
    Sometimes loads or luggage comes in awkward or bulky sizes, the 60:40 split rear seats offer the alternative of more central space. One touch lever operates the slide mechanism for easier third row access.


Dynamic driving

Wherever you want to go.
Exceptional power deserves sophisticated control. with the Veracruz / ix55 you have it.
  • Lambda 3.8 MPi
    Fuel type : Gasoline
    Displacement : 3,778 cc
    Max. Power : 260ps / 6,000rpm
    Max. Torque : 35.5kg∑m / 4,500rpm

  • 6-speed automatic transmission Hyundaiís first 6-speed auto transmission uses Lepelletier gear architecture and an integrated TCU.
    The Shiftronic allows you to select ratios clutchlessly and directly. It is fully sealed so no more owner checks on the transmission fluid are needed.

  • Getting to grips Whenever driving conditions demand, the sensors of the 4WD system automatically apportion power to the front and rear wheels through a multi-plate clutch system. Also the driver can select 4WD Lock whenever needing extra traction. This automatically deactivates and returns to auto control at over 40kph (25mph) but reselects when the speed drops below that.

  • Smooth precise suspension The driving precision of MacPherson strut front and multilink rear suspension maximises the effectiveness of the standard ESP and traction control systems.

Fully structured safety
surrounds you

As with all Hyundai vehicles, the Veracruz / ix55 features a rigid
computer optimised, and test proven, unitary safety structure, with
load path distribution, crumple zones and reinforcements.
  • ABS / ESP In bad road conditions any deviation from the drivers chosen path is detected by the sensors of the ESP which then activates the individual anti-lock brake needed to correct it.
  • Airbag protection Dual front and side airbags for the front seat occupants, plus curtain airbags work together with the seatbelt systems to ensure impact protection for all occupants.
  • Active front headrests In the event of a rear impact, the active front headrests instantaneously and automatically move upwards and forwards to give optimal protection against whiplash.

Whatever makes Veracruz / ix55
even more yours is ready & waiting

Maybe optional inner and outer electro chromic mirrors
with auto rain and light control, LED-type tail lights or
Xenon headlamps. Or perhaps great audio dynamics
or the perfect sun roof. Go ahead, create your own
perfect Veracruz / ix55.

  • Blue instrument lighting We at Hyundai realise you could be driving anytime from midday to midnight or even 24-7. So blue lit instruments help keep you from eye strain or dim light fatigue.

  • Air control made easy With a choice of dual zone automatic or manual air conditioning the Veracruz / ix55 offers real through flow heating and ventilation. Even the rear seats have the luxury of their own vents. Also a variable air compressor regulates the energy used for the perfect economy/air management balance.

  • Rear distance warning system Sensors detect any parking hazard and sound an audio warning to alert you, so protecting you and Veracruz / ix55 from rear parking damage.

  • Steering wheel control
    All the audio and auto cruise control sit at your fingertips ready to increase driver safety so keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road ahead.

  • M445
    6 speakers, internal amplifier with 4x43W, up to 150 MP3s per CD (MP3, WMA, AAC) and steering wheel control.

  • Integrated Memory System(IMS)
    Dual IMS units in the front doors instantly reposition the power seats for the pre-programmed driver and front seat passenger at the touch of a button.

  • Smart key
    Multi-function remote control opens doors, boot lid or activates high security locks.

  • Rain sensor
    Sensors mounted behind the ECM interior mirror assembly automatically activate windscreen wipers when rain falls.

  • M446
    Infinity premium sound system, 7 speakers with 8in sub woofer, external amplifier 8x45W and steering wheel control.

  • M466
    Infinity premium sound system with 6 disc in-dash changer, 7 speakers with 8in sub woofer, external amplifier 8x45W and steering wheel control.

  • Rear air conditioning
    Air vents mounted in the B pillars supply refreshing cooled air to the rear occupants, with the controls handily mounted behind the centre console.


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