Hyundai India has unveiled the new generation Tucson with updated exterior styling, refreshed cabin and ADAS features. Hyundai also claims that the new Tucson will get 29 first and best-in-segment features.
Here’s everything you need to know about the next-generation Hyundai Tucson.
The new Hyundai Tucson follows the company’s “Sensuous Sportiness” design language. There is a new larger grille with integrated LED DRLs in the front. The SUV also gets LED headlights mounted vertically on the bumper and a silver skid plate on the bottom.
It will come with 18-inch machine-cut alloy wheels and flared wheel arches. At the rear, there will be snake-fang-shaped connected LED taillights with dual exhaust tips and a sloping roofline.
The new Tucson will be available in gasoline and diesel engine options. The 2.0-liter petrol engine will generate 154PS at 6,200rpm and 192Nm of torque at 4,500rpm and will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, the 2.0-liter VGT diesel engine will be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and will produce 184 hp at 4,000 rpm and 416 Nm of torque at 2,750 rpm.
The interior of the new Tucson is completely different from its predecessor. It features a large central touchscreen that houses the 10.25-inch portrait-style infotainment screen. The SUV will feature an 8-speaker Bose audio system and touch-sensitive climate controls. It will also have a 10.25-inch floating digital driver display.
The new Hyundai Tucson offers full LED lighting, a panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats with memory function for the driver’s seat. It also has 64-color ambient lighting, multi-air mode, wireless charging, dual-zone climate control, and connected car technology.
Additionally, the refreshed SUV launches touch controls for the HVAC system.
The Tucson comes with Hyundai SmartSense technology with ADAS Level 2 capability and a front camera as well. The system is based on front and rear radars.
Standard advanced safety features include six airbags, ESP, hill descent control, hill assist control and disc brakes.
The price of new Hyundai Tucson is expected to be around Rs 25 lakh going up to Rs 30 lakh (ex-showroom). Actual pricing will be revealed at Hyundai’s official launch event which is expected to take place soon.
(Edited by : Shoma Bhattacharjee)
First post: STI