Hyundai launches 3rd Gen Tucson SUV in India

Mr. Y.K. Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. at the launch of The All New Tucson in New Delhi

Hyundai Launches Global SUV 3rdd Gen New Tucson in the Indian market.

Second global product after the Elantra sedan in 2016

The SUV has Over 4.5 Million Happy Customers Worldwide

Hyundai Motor India second larget car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, launched its Global SUV ‘The All New Tucson –in India consolidating its SUV line-up for the aspirational Indian customers.

Hyundai has 3 SUVs on offer for the Indian market which includes the Creta, Santa Fe and bridging the gap is the new Tucson.

Re-born under Hyundai’s development philosophy of strengthening driving performance and safety, the all new Tucson is engineered to deliver Excellence with Dynamic Styling, Athletic Performance, Smart Tech & Comfort along with Advanced Safety.

With over 4.5 million customers worldwide in 12 years, it is one of the best-selling SUV in the world.

Mr. Y.K. Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. at the launch of The All New Tucson in New Delhi

Styling & Design

The SUV gets Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design Philosophy which expresses progressive spirit and passion with modern and confident presence giving it a distinctive look.

The front is dominated by the Hyundai signature Hexagonal front grille, which connects with the Dual Barrel LED headlamps to create a distinctive identity. A wing-shaped horizontal bar at the front bumper along with the LED Daytime Running Lights gives a unique character.

The rear profile has a clean design accented by slim tail lights.

Key Exterior Features:

  • Dual Barrel LED Headlamps (1st-in-Class)
  • LED Static Bending (1st-in-Class)
  • Positioning Lamps
  • Fog Lamps with LED DRL (1st-in-Class)
  • LED Rear Combination Lamps
  • Twin Chrome Exhaust (1st-in-Class)
  • R18 Diamond-cut Alloy Wheels (1st-in-Class)
  • Sporty Spoiler with LED Stop Lamp
  • Chrome Door Handle with Pocket Lighting
  • Puddle Lamp (1st-in-Class)
  • Chrome Finish Beltline
  • Shark Fin Antenna

Exterior Dimensions

Length x Width x Height 4,475 x 1,850 x 1,660 mm
Wheelbase 2,670 mm
Max Tyre 225/ 55 R18 Alloy Wheels

The SUV is large and comes with 18inch alloy wheels which will help to glide on the Indian roads.

The interior is simple and focuses on functional design. The use of silver detailing on center fascia with soft touch crash pad enhances the premium appeal of the interior. Smart packaging provides absolute comfort with its plush interiors, generous front and rear legroom, and ample shoulder room for all passengers.

The Tucson is powered by options of two engines – 2.0 Nu Dual VTVT Petrol Engine and the 2.0 R e-VGT Diesel Engine which is new to the Hyundai engine line-up.

Engine & Transmission 

Engine Capacity (cc) Maximum Power (ps/rpm) Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)
Petrol 1,999 155ps@6,200 19.6@4,000
Diesel 1,995 185ps@4,000 40.8@1,750~2,750

Transmission options include a 6-Speed Manual & Automatic Transmission that delivers quick, efficient shifts and high fuel efficiency.

The Manual Transmission (MT) comes with Flex Steer to allow drivers to switch among normal and sport modes for steering response depending on the road conditions & driver preference.

The Automatic Transmission (AT) supports the new Drive Mode Select feature to choose among Normal, Eco & Sport modes for higher fuel efficiency and enthralling performance respectively. Superior ride & handling is ensured with the McPherson front suspension along with the Multi-link independent rear suspension, enhancing overall ride quality and driving stability.

Mileage

Engine ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed MT) in Kmpl

ARAI (Certified figures)

(6 Speed AT) in Kmpl

Petrol 13.03 12.95
Diesel 18.42 16.38

Developed with 51% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) resulting in higher rigidity, low NVH and higher durability. With Five Star EURO NCAP rating in 2015 and winning the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ Award 2016 in USA makes the all new Tucson one of the most comprehensively equipped vehicles in its segment when it comes to safety.

Key Safety Features:

  • 6 Airbags to provide excellent safety from front and side impact
  • ESP with VSM
  • HAC (Hill-start Assist Control)
  • DBC (Downhill Brake control) (1st-in-Class)
  • ABS with EBD
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors (1st-in-Class)
  • Reverse Parking Camera with Steering Adaptive Guidelines
  • Height Adjustable Front Seatbelts
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
  • 3 Point ELR Seatbelt
  • Door Inside Reflectors
  • Child Seat Anchor

Smart Tech & Comfort

Like all Hyundai vehicles, the new Tucson comes loaded with features such as 1st-in-Class Hands Free Smart Power Tail Gate, Electric Parking Brake and many more. The SUV gets 1st-in-Class 8.0 HD Touchscreen Audio Video Navigation System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity with voice recognition. The 4+2 speaker entertainment system provides an enriched audio experience.

The well bolstered premium leather seats add richness to the cabin, 10-way adjustable power driver seat and reclining rear seats with height adjustable headrest, ensures comfort for all the passengers in the vehicle.

Other Key Features:

  • Hands Free Smart Power Tail Gate with Height Adjustment (1st-in-Class)
  • Electric Parking Brake (1st-in-Class)
  • Dual Zone FATC with Cluster Ionizer
  • Welcome Function
  • Auto Folding ORVM with Heated Function (1st-in-Class)
  • Compass on ECM (1st-in-Class)
  • Tilt & Telescopic Steering
  • Auto Headlamps with Escort Function
  • Smart Key & Push Button Start
  • Auto Defogger
  • Glove Box Cooling
  • Luggage Screen
  • Rear Seat Armrest with Cup Holder
  • Rear AC vent
  • 60:40 Split Rear Seat with Reclining Function

Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) and Special Loyalty Program

As a unique customer Assurance initiative, Hyundai has introduced Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) which offers complete peace of mind for the customer with  3 years/Unlimited kilometers Warranty. The program also offers Free Maintenance for 3 Years/30,000 kilometers3 years Roadside Assistance, 3 times update on ‘Map Care’ and 3 times customer ‘Home Visit’.

As a goodwill gesture to Hyundai Loyal Customers additional 4th Year Extended Warranty will be offered free of cost.

Variants and Colour

The all-new Tucson will be available in 5 variants with 5 exterior color options.

Introductory Price- Ex showroom, New Delhi

Petrol MT AT GL
2WD Rs 18,99,000 Rs 21,79,000
Diesel MT AT GL AT GLS
2WD Rs 21,59,000 Rs 23,48,000 Rs 24,99,000
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