2016 Hyundai Tucson Caught Testing in Chennai Ahead of Launch – NDTVAuto.com

Hyundai India will certainly introduce the brand-new generation Tucson later this year in the country and the premium SUV was lately caught testing in Chennai, Tamil Nadu before its anticipated launch later this year. The all-brand-new model was among the showstoppers at the Hyundai pavilion at this year’s Auto Expo and will certainly fill the gap in between the highly preferred Creta and the pretty premium Santa Fe SUVs.

2016 Hyundai Tucson Front

2016 Hyundai Tucson Front

While India did observe the very first generation Hyundai Tucson going on the subject of sale in the country, the model makes a comeback in its 3rd generation and has actually witnessed substantial upgrades in terms of make also as features. Unlike the Creta, which mimics the make on the subject of the bigger Santa Fe, the Tucson receives a one-of-a-kind identity whilst keeping the exact same Hyundai identity derived from the Fluidic Sculpture make language. You grab much more curved lines, massive hexagonal grille up front induced in chrome, sweptback headlights, sporty bumper, sloping roofline and wraparound LED tail lights. Overall, the Tucson exudes an urban profile, yet continues to look rugged along with its massive proportions. 

On the inside, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson will certainly be lapped in luxury along with leather upholstered seats, instrument panel and steering wheel, optional panoramic sunroof, touchscreen infotainment unit along with AUX, USB and Bluetooth connectivity; electric raise gate, a 405 Watt premium audio unit along with 8 speakers and a lot more. The premium SUV is likewise anticipated to come along with a hold of driver aid units featuring Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Preserving Assist, Blind Spot Detection unit among others features.

2016 Hyundai Tucson Rear

2016 Hyundai Tucson Rear

In terms of power, the brand-new generation Hyundai Tucson will certainly attract electricity from a 1.7-litre diesel motor churning out 114bhp, whereas there will certainly likewise be a 2.0-litre oil burner developing 182bhp of power. The 2 engines will certainly come paired to a 6-rate automatic transmission.

With the enjoy for SUVs just growing, Hyundai undoubtedly desires to capitalise on the subject of the question sentiment and the Tucson feels love a capable product at that. The SUV will certainly likewise be a substitute to the Santa Fe in markets love the Delhi-NCR area that are currently facing a ban on the subject of cars along with 2000cc and above capacity diesel engines. anticipate prices for the brand-new Tucson to commence about 18 lakh, going up to 22 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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