Under the theme of ‘Freedom In Future Mobility’- Hyundai India has unveiled the all new Tucson facelift at ongoing 2020 Auto Expo.
Hyundai Tucson Facelift, first revealed at the 2018 New York Auto Show, is now headed to India where it will be unveiled at the 2020 Auto Expo on 5th February. It will be seen with both feature updates and a new petrol and diesel engine lineup which will now comply with BS6 emission standards.
The new Tucson will be seen with revised exteriors with a new cascading trapezoidal grille design, distinctive headlamps with L shaped LED DRLs, new fog lamp housing and revised bumpers. At the rear, it gets updated tail lamp clusters and new reflectors on the tailgate with a new number place recess.
Interiors also get upgraded with a large 8” touchscreen infotainment system with BlueLink connectivity which had earlier made its debut on the Hyundai Venue. The Tucson will also be seen with a 360 degree camera, new instrument cluster, panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, USB socket in the second row and adaptive cruise control. It will also gain added safety features among which will be forward collision avoidance assist and lane keeping assist.
The Tucson facelift will get same engine options as current Tucson, but updated to BS6 norms. Both 2.0 liter petrol and diesel engines which will comply with the upcoming BS6 emission standards. With power and torque figures to remain the same as seen on the current gen model, the 2.0 liter petrol engine on the facelift will continue to offer 153 hp power and 193 Nm torque while the 2.0 liter, 4 cylinder diesel engine makes 182 hp power and 400 Nm torque.
Both the engines will get mated to 6 speed manual and automatic transmission options. The facelifted diesel gets a new 8 speed automatic transmission while petrol automatic Tucson BS6 continues with the older 6 speed AT. AWD is also on offer with top variant.
BS6 Hyundai Tucson facelift would also receive a price upgrade in view of these new features and engine upgrades. Currently priced from Rs.18.76-27 lakhs, expect prices to be hiked in the region of Rs 1 lakh. Once launched, the Hyundai Tucson facelift will compete with the likes of Jeep Compass, Honda CRV, etc in India.