All you need to know about Hyundai Tucson facelift

All you need to know about Hyundai Tucson facelift New Hyundai Tucson
author image Nikhil Puthran
Tuesday 14 July 2020, 17:09 PM

Hyundai has launched the Tucson facelift in India at a starting price of Rs 22.30 lakh (ex-showroom, all-India). The premium SUV is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version is available in two variants – GL (O) and the GLS. Meanwhile the diesel version is available in three variants - GL (O), GLS and the GLS 4WD.

Mechanically, the Hyundai Tucson is powered by BS6 compliant petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol guise is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission to produce 148bhp and 192Nm of torque. The diesel guise gets a new eight-speed automatic transmission to generate 180bhp and 400Nm of torque. The diesel version can be had with an optional four-wheel drive system, advanced traction cornering control and drive modes.

Hyundai India claims that the Tucson is the first vehicle in the segment to be offered with “Hyundai BlueLink” advanced connected car technology. It allows to remotely lock /unlock and even start the engine/AC using smartphone/ smart watch. Also, the vehicle can be tracked down and immobilised with just the touch of button. Additionally, the updated Tucson features a new floating type eight-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and voice recognition function.

The Hyundai Tucson has received several other first-in-segment features such as wireless phone charger, eight-way power adjustable passenger seat, height-adjustable hands-free power tailgate, eight-speakers Infinity premium sound system, twin chrome exhaust, welcome function, chrome outside door handles and door pocket lighting.

The updated Hyundai Tucson gets six airbags. The Smart electronic safety features claim to enhance braking performance and directional stability, like the Intelligent Traction Control with ESC and VSM, Hill Assist for ascent and decent. Additionally, the vehicle also features the newly introduced TPMS and electronic parking brakes. The company further claims that the Tucson has a strong body structure with generous usage of advanced high steel strength steel for a lighter yet rigid body shell.

Hyundai Tucson is available with a five year Wonder Warranty. To meet individual need, the Hyundai Premium Assurance Program (HPAP) offers three years / 30,000 km free maintenance, Blue Link/Map subscription, roadside assistance and premium care visit. The Wonder Warranty further enhances hassle-free ownership experience with option of three-years/ Unlimited kms or four years /60,000kms or five-years /50,000kms warranty.

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