Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and leading exporter has launched the 2017 Hyundai Tucson Four Wheel Drive variant in the country. The 4WD is offered in 2.0 Diesel AT GLS variant at a price of INR 25.19 Lakh ex-showroom Delhi.
“We are happy to introduce the most awaited 4WD Global SUV – TUCSON to the Indian market. Introduction of 4WD is to bring to the customer the next level of cutting edge technology in Dynamic Styling, Athletic Performance, Advanced Safety and Smart Comfort as product innovation towards competitive advantage in fast growing SUV market while also enhancing the overall price value equation through value engineering and passing the price benefit to customer,” said Mr. Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said,
Key features of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System:
On Demand 4WD Functioning:
Automatically implements Rear Wheel Traction Control by assessing road conditions & maintain utmost traction on rough, lose or slippery surfaces, improving stability while cornering. When driving in this mode the system determines intelligently that there is need for 4WD based on the terrain and the engine driving power automatically get distributed to all 4 wheels without the driver’s intervention. The system ensures better Fuel Efficiency as intelligent switching ON/OFF for 4WD system, the performance is optimized and there is low wear and tear of mechanical parts.
4WD Lock mode:
Helps to activate the 4WD function manually based on user demand, resulting in a torque split of 50:50 between front and rear wheels.
Advanced Traction Cornering Control (ATCC):
An integral feature of Hyundai Tucson’s 4WD, it helps to transfer torque to the wheels that have the most grip resulting in improved cornering performance.
2017 Hyundai Tucson Images:
“The TUCSON is engineered to deliver Excellence with Dynamic Styling, Athletic Performance, Smart Comfort along with Advanced Safety. With the introduction of 4WD TUCSON; we have focused on the localisation thus offering competitive pricing for our valued customers. Superior customer experience through innovation is the hallmark of Hyundai Brand DNA. The much awaited 4WD system is an upgradation to TUCSON’s cutting edge technology and will surely raise the excitement in the growing SUV market in India,” further added Mr. Koo
Powering the 2017 Hyundai Tucson Four Wheel Drive Variant is a 4-Cylinder, 2.0L diesel engine which produces a power output of 185 PS at 4000 rpm and 400 Nm of torque from 1750 – 2750 rpm.
The Hyundai Tucson 4WD has been equipped with safety features such as 6 Airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Down Hill Brake Control (DBC) and Brake Assist enhancing the safety and driving performance.
Other key features of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson includes Dual Barrel LED Headlamps, Fog Lamps with LED DRL, LED Rear Combination Lamps, Twin Chrome Exhaust and 18-inch Diamond-cut Alloy Wheels. It also features Premium Leather Seats, Dual Zone FATC with Cluster Ionizer, Advanced Supervision Cluster with 4.2-inch Colour LCD Screen, 10-way Adjustable Power Driver Seat, Auto Folding ORVM w/Heated Function, Smart Key and Push Button Start/Stop and Electric Parking Brake
2017 Hyundai Tucson Colours:
The new Hyundai Tucson is available in 5 exciting shades – Pure White, Wine Red, Star Dust, Phantom Black and Sleek Silver.
2017 Hyundai Tucson Price:
2WD MT: INR 17,99,900/-
2WD AT GL: INR 20,99,000/-
2WD MT: INR 19,95,900/-
2WD AT GL: INR 22,49,000/-
4WD AT GLS : INR 25,19,000/-
All-prices are ex-showroom Delhi