South Korean carmaker Hyundai launched the new Tucson SUV in India on November 14 with a price tag starting at Rs 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). While the entry of the much-awaited Tucson SUV in India delighted the auto lovers in the country, there was a bit of disappointment too. The Tucson although was expected to come to market in four-wheel drive (4WD) version too, the company announced the launch of only the two-wheel drive version.
Now there seems to be good news for the auto enthusiasts in the country. A report of Oncars.in, citing sources claim that the Tucson all-wheel drive version will also come to the market, but not next year. Hyundai is expected to bring the Tucson AWD to India in April 2017.
The Tucson is offered in both petrol and diesel engine option in India. Available in five variants, the Tucson comes powered by 2.0 litre petrol and a 2.0 litre diesel. While the 2.0-litre CRDi engine, which can churn out 182bhp at 4,000rpm and 400Nm at 1,750-2,750rpm, petrol mill can generate 153bhp at 6,200rpm and a peak torque of 192Nm at 4,000rpm.
Tucson measures 4,475mm in length, 1,850mm in width and 1,645mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2,670mm. Based on Fluidic 2.0 design philosophy of Hyundai, Tucson flaunts a signature hexagonal front grille flanked by LED headlamps, cheeky bumpers and wrap-around LED taillights. It features electronic stability control (ESC), vehicle stability management (VSM), hill-start assist control (HAC), downhill brake control (DBC), and brake assist.
Hyundai Tucson price list
|2WD MT||Rs 18.99 lakh||2WD MT||Rs 21.59 lakh|
|2WD AT GL||Rs 23.48 lakh|
|2WD AT GL||Rs 21.79 lakh||2WD AT GLS||Rs 24.99 lakh|