The 4th gen Hyundai Tucson has finally arrived at the Indian shores after nearly two years of its global debut, with prices starting at INR 27.70 lakh, ex-showroom, Pan India. The crossover is available in both front-wheel- and all-wheel-drive options, with the latter being exclusive to the diesel powertrain:
|Signature AWD dual-tone||–||34,54,000|
Key exterior features for the Indian market include LED headlights, LED taillights, a panoramic sunroof, roof rails, a shark fin antenna, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
As for mono exterior color options, you got five: white, black, grey, kinda dark blue and red. As for dual-tone options, you got two: white with black roof and red with black roof.
As for features inside, you get a 10.25-inch driver display; a 10.25-inch central touchscreen; 8-speaker Bose audio system; 10-way power adjustable driver seat with lumbar support; 8-way power adjustable passenger seat; dual-zone climate control, and more. Download the brochure here.
As for safety systems, you get 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, hill-start assist, downhill brake control, TPMS, front & rear parking sensors, and rear fog lamps as standard in both trims. However, it’s only the Signature trim that gets most of the Hyundai SmartSense ADAS functions, including forward collision warning, collision avoidance assist, blind-spot collision warning, lane keeping assist, smart cruise control with stop & go, safe exit warning, and all those stuff that are standard in a lot of international markets.
Moving on to the juicy bits of the story, the petrol Tucson in India is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder naturally aspirated unit with 114.7 kW (156 metric hp) and 192 Nm (142 lb-ft) of torque, paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The diesel is also a 2.0L 4-cylinder naturally aspirated unit, but here you get 137 kW (186 metric hp) and 416 Nm (307 lb-ft) of torque, paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The diesel powertrain offers an all-wheel-drive option with a lock mode and multi terrain modes (Snow, Mud, Sand).