Hyundai Tucson Diesel
Hyundai Tucson SUV is available in both the petrol and diesel fuel trims with a total of five variants: MT, AT GL, MT, AT GL and AT GLS. The exterior styling cues have been taken from the Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design Philosophy, just like Elantra and Creta. Several Tucson features are first in the segment, while being presented with manual as well as automatic transmissions in both the gasoline and diesel guises. Hyundai Tucson is accessible in 5 different colours - Phantom Black, Pure white, Sleek Silver, Star Dust and Wine Red.
Tucson is 4475mm long, 1850mm wide, 1660mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2670mm. it sits pretty high enough above the ground giving it a clearance of 195mm. At the front, Hyundai's signature hexagonal grille is upgraded with a dynamic and vibrant design. The first-in-class dual barrel LED headlamp offering greater visibility throughout day and night and add a futuristic appeal. Silver colour Skid Plate adds a sense of ruggedness & sporty character to the front. Wedge-shaped LED daytime running lights (DRL) give a high-tech and futuristic form while integrated fog lamps keep you safe in any weather.
Coming to the sides, ORVMs can be heated to stay clear in rain and snow, folds electronically, and features puddle lamps that illuminate when getting in. Tucson comes with LED rear combination lamps and trapezoidal twin exhaust with chrome finish. Exquisitely fused into rear bumper, they combine functional elegance with practical safety.
Hyundai Tucson comes with best-in-class 8.0 Smart HD AVN infotainment system with Voice recognition providing multiple connectivity options to connect USB sticks and other devices for playing music. Tucson has steering mounted controls for diverse activities like music control, cruise control and more. It also comes with centre console armrest with storage.
The cockpit is highlighted by an easy to read instrument cluster that includes a 4.2-inch LCD multi-information display. The trim is finished immaculately and quality is top-notch overall. Soft-touch plastics and silver accents bump up the snob-factor. There's adequate space for 5 adults and the rear seats can be reclined too. All the seats provide adequate overall support, but the middle passenger won't be comfortable. The rear AC vent console is intrusive, while the front seats have hard plastic at the back.
The new 2.0 MPi best-in-class petrol engine is capable of a maximum 155ps at 6,200 rpm and 192 Nm torque at 4,000 rpm with high fuel efficiency and ensure smooth and responsive drive. The 2.0 CRDi diesel engine is capable of a maximum 185ps at 4,000 rpm and 400 Nm torque at 1,750-2,750 rpm.
Both the engines come with an option of 6-speed manual and automatic transmission. The manual gearbox in a petrol engine gives a mileage of 13.3kmpl whereas the automatic variant gives 12.95kmpl. On the other hand, the manual gearbox in a diesel engine gives a best-in-class mileage of 18.42 kmpl while the automatic variant gives 16.38 kmpl in return. Hyundai Tucson comes with Drive mode select which gives option to driver to choose between ECO mode for higher fuel efficiency and Sports Mode for enthralling performance at a press of a button.
Safety and Security
Tucson comes with dual airbags and ABS as standard while the top-trims get 6-airbag system. It gets Electron Stability Control (ESC) keeping all wheels firm in every curve along with Vehicle stability management (VSM) that optimizes directional stability by controlling the Motor driven power-steering (MDPS) and brakes on each wheel. It also comes with Down-hill brake control (DBC) and Hill-start assist control (HAC). While the AT 'GL' variant gets front parking sensors plus side and curtain airbags too. It is loaded with other safety features like 3 Point ELR seat belt at rear, Height adjustable Seat Belt, Electric Parking Brake and Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock.
Comfort and Convenience
Tucson comes with the best-in-class 10-way power adjustable driver seat. It has hands free smart power tailgate system which automatically opens the tailgate when an individual holding the proximity smart key moves within the detection zone for 3 seconds or more. The all-new Tucson is loaded with ample of cool features to provide maximum comfort and convenience to the passengers and driver as well.
ORVM with electric folding offer enhanced convenience. Additionally, heating function is useful for demisting in cold weather conditions. Hyundai Tucson air conditioning system is able to maintain pre-set temperature for the driver and passenger separately. Tucson has other comfort features like engine start/stop button with smart key, driver anti-pinch window, ECM with compass, auto defogging system and puddle lamp.
Key Features & Specifications
|Airbags||Driver/Passenger/Front Side & Curtain|
|Engine||2.0-litre 16V Dual VTVT Petrol Engine|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Ground Clearance||195 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||62 litres|
|Tyres Type||Tubeless, Radial|
|Tyres Size||225/60 R17|