Hyundai Motor will soon launch the facelift model of its premium SUV Tucson (2022 Tucson Facelift) in India. Hyundai has announced the launch of the all-new Tucson, which has already been introduced in the global market, in the Indian market in the next half of this year.
According to reports, it can be launched at the end of June. The Tucson SUV is already present in India, but due to lack of demand, the company decided to launch it as a new generation model. Let’s take a look at it’s specifications
The new front grille along with sharp LED headlights further enhance its look. Not only is the front and rear part of the new SUV, it also has a strong side profile. The wheel arches are angular and the swept back roofline is given in black contrast. Major changes have been made in its rear as well and it has become quite attractive in appearance compared to the current model. Here the SUV gets a diamond texture on the bumper and a wiper covered with the previous spoiler.
It gets a host of features like BlueLink connected car technology and 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, fully digital instrument cluster, butterfly-style steering wheel, HVAC controls, panoramic sunroof, ventilated front seats, wireless charging, air purifier Along with standard features, safety related features like 6 airbags, traction control, electric tailgate, ABS with EBD and Advanced Driver Assistant System (ADAS) will be seen.
Hyundai hasn’t specified the powertrain details of the India-spec fourth-gen Tucson. However, it is available with a total of nine engines across different markets. The petrol options include the 2.5-litre engine (190PS), 2.0-litre engine (156PS) and a 1.6-litre turbocharged unit which is also available with a 48V mild-hybrid tech in two states of tune (150PS/180PS). Meanwhile, the diesel engines on offer include a 1.6-litre unit in two states of tune (115PS/136PS) as well as a mild hybrid option, and a 2.0-litre unit (186PS).
The hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains include the 1.6-litre turbo-petrol engine and offer a combined output of 230PS and 265PS respectively. Hyundai’s new hybrid powertrains utilise the brand’s Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to offer a balance of efficiency and performance. Transmission options have not been revealed yet but it will continue to be offered with AWD.
Hyundai is expected to retail the SUV from Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.