Hyundai Tucson (3rd Gen) launched in India at INR 18.99 Lakhs

Hyundai Tucson Launch in India

Hyundai Tucson (3rd Gen) launched in India at INR 18.99 Lakhs

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched its Global SUV ‘The All New Tucson – Born Dynamic’ in India consolidating its SUV line-up for the aspirational Indian customers.

Hyundai as Modern and Innovative brand always brings New Products, New Designs, New Technologies and New Experiences. The all new Tucson is a Modern & Confident SUV with elegant and sleek looks. 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. The launch of 3rdGeneration All New Tucson in India, will propel Hyundai towards Market Leadership.

Speaking at the launch of Global SUV, ‘All New Tucson’, Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said,

The aspiration of owing a SUV is a global phenomenon. The All New Tucson represents a significant step and will herald a new chapter in HMIL’s growth story. Sold over 4.5 Million units globally in 12 years the all new Tucson is a Modern and Confident Game changer SUV. The launch of 3rd Generation all new Tucson will create a benchmark by giving world-class Hyundai Experience to the aspirational Indian customers.

Hyundai Tucson Design and Styling

All New Tucson is a true expression of Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design Philosophy. The design expresses progressive spirit and passion with modern and confident presence giving it a distinctive look.

The front of the all new Tucson 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 the all new Tucson a unique character. The long bonnet accentuates the sleek profile while the ‘Z’ character –line above the rear wheel arches creates a sculptural side profile with powerful stance. The rear profile has a clean design with horizontal lines that flows from rear wheel arches accented by slim tail lights. The appeal of the car is further highlighted with the Twin Chrome Exhaust promoting a powerful and aggressive image.

Hyundai Tucson Dimensions (Exterior)

  • 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

Hyundai Tucson 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

The refined interior combines elegance with ergonomics for a sensuous experience. With a focus to strike balance between dynamism and premiumness, the interior of the all new Tucson is in contrast with the dynamic and strong exterior design. The long flowing, well organized horizontal dashboard conveys a premium feel with well thought out placement of controls to ensure maximum comfort and pleasurable drive. 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.

Hyundai Tucson Price Details

Hyundai Tucson Engine and Performance

The all new Hyundai Tucson is powered by options of two advanced and powerful engine – 2.0 Nu Dual VTVT Petrol Engine and the newest member of Hyundai diesel family the 2.0 R e-VGT Diesel Engine.

2.0 R e-VGT Diesel Engine is high performing and responsive. The electronic Variable Geometry Turbocharger delivers high power along with better fuel efficiency and reduction in emission. The all new Tucson has low Drag Coefficient of 0.33 further enhancing the fuel efficiency and high speed stability while promoting a quieter ride.

Hyundai Tucson Engine Specifications

Hyundai Tucson Petrol Variant

Engine capacity: 1,999cc
Power: 155 PS @ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 192 Nm @ 4000 rpm

Hyundai Tucson Diesel Variant

Engine capacity: 1,995cc
Power: 185 PS @ 4000 rpm
Torque: 400 Nm @1,750~2,750

The all new Tucson is offered in 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.

Hyundai Tucson Mileage

Hyundai Tucson Manual Petrol variant delivers a mileage of 13.03 Kmpl and the Tucson Automatic Petrol variant gets a fuel economy of 12.95 Kmpl.

Hyundai Tucson Manual Diesel variant delivers a mileage of 18.42 Kmpl and the Tucson Automatic Diesel variants gets a mileage figure of 16.38 Kmpl.

Hyundai Tucson Safety Features

All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built on Hyundai ‘Safe-Drive Philosophy’. The all new Tucson is 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.

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

The all new Tucson provides an enhanced driving experience offering intuitive technology like the 1st-in-Class Hands Free Smart Power Tail Gate, Electric Parking Brake and many more. Enjoy a smarter drive with its 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.

With vehicle becoming the third space for an individual, comfort plays a very important role. The all new Tucson is packed with comfort rich features to provide a premium 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 Tucson Price (Introductory)

In India, Hyundai Tucson is offered in 4 variants all are 2WD (2 Wheel Drive). Find the price of Hyundai Tucson variant wise below:

  • Hyundai Tucson Petrol MT: Rs 18,99,000
  • Hyundai Tucson Petrol AT GL: Rs 21,79,000
  • Hyundai Tucson Diesel AT: Rs 21,59,000
  • Hyundai Tucson Diesel AT GL: Rs 23,48,000
  • Hyundai Tucson Diesel AT GLS: Rs 24,99,000

(All prices: Ex-showroom Delhi)

Hyundai Tucson is offered in 5 color options.

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