Heading its fresh face is a larger kidney-shape grille and bigger air intakes in the front apron for a more aggressive look and new LED fog lamps. At the rear, the hatch now has a slightly different looking apron and larger exhaust outlets with four-cylinder variants sporting twin tailpipes.
Helping bump-up its appeal are two new colours to bring 13 exterior paint options in total and six new alloy wheel options ranging from 16- to 19-inches in size.
Inside, automatic models get a new gear selector and wider seats in a range of trims including fabric, Alcantara, Sensatec and leather, to round out a lightly revised cabin.
Under the bonnet, upgraded petrol and diesel engine options help lower emissions and fuel consumption thanks to a reworked turbo among other alterations.
Active Tourer models also score the brand's latest iDrive infotainment system that is accessed through either a 6.5- or 8.8-inch touchscreen depending on specification while autonomous emergency braking and lane departure warning are cost-option extras.
Full local specifications and pricing will be revealed at a later date.
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