New Delhi: Strengthening it’s SUV portfolio, Hyundai Motor India today launched all new Tucson with an introductory price ranging between Rs 18.99 lakh and Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the third generation Tucson with both petrol and diesel powertrains. The manual petrol variant is priced at Rs 18.99 lakh while the diesel versions are priced between Rs 21.59 lakh and Rs 23.48 lakh. The petrol automatic is priced at Rs 21.79 lakh while the one with diesel powertrain is priced at Rs 24.99 lakh.
“With the launch of all new Tucson, we aim to strengthen presence in the premium segment with strong leadership positions,” Hyundai Motor India Ltd MD & CEO YK Koo told reporters here. The launch of third generation all new Tucson will create a benchmark by giving Hyundai experience to the aspirational Indian customers, he added. With over 45 lakh units sold globally, Tucson is one of the best selling SUVs in the world, Koo said.
Tucson comes with 2 litre petrol and diesel engine options and new various features including a puddle lamp, downhill brake control and front and rear parking sensors. The petrol version with manual transmission company comes with 155 PS of power and delivers a fuel efficiency of 13.03 km/ litre. The petrol automatic delivers a fuel efficiency of 12.95 km/ litre. The diesel variant with manual transmission offers 185 PS of power and a claimed fuel efficiency of 18.42 km/litre.
The diesel automatic delivers a fuel efficiency of 16.38 km/ litre. Hyundai Motor India, which crossed the 70 lakh sales milestone in domestic as well as export markets, aims to have four SUV models in its product portfolio in the next four years. The company also plans to launch a sub 4-metre compact SUV in order to fill the gap that lies below Creta. It had showcased concept compact SUV Carlino at the Auto Expo this year in February. The model is under development right now. With Tucson, the company now has three SUVs along with Creta and Santa Fe.