Hyundai Tucson SUV has got a new diesel variant in its line-up and almost after 11 months of launch the Tucson SUV gets a 4-Wheel Drive (4WD) system. The 4WD variant of Hyundai Tucson is offered in 2.0 Diesel AT GLS variant. Bookings of the 4WD TUCSON is open and available across all Hyundai dealerships in India and is priced at Rs 25.19 lakh (Ex-Delhi). Hyundai claims that the 4WD System comes with - ‘On Demand 4WD Functioning’ which 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 On demand 4WD Functioning system helps to improve fuel efficiency as intelligent switching ON/OFF for 4WD system, the performance is optimized and there is low wear & tear of mechanical parts. Hyundai Tucson 4WD system also offers 4WD Lock mode which helps to activate the 4WD function manually based on user demand, resulting in a torque split of 50:50 between front and rear wheels. Hyundai Tucson 4WD also features Advance Traction Cornering Control (ATCC) that hels to transfer torque to the wheels that have the most grip resulting in better cornering performance.
Commenting on the introduction of 4WD TUCSON, Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “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.”
"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.” he added.
Globally, Hyundai has sold over 4.5 million units of its Tucson SUV and the current generation Hyundai Tucson made its India debut in November 2016.
Hyundai Tucson: New Prices (Ex-Showroom Delhi)
|Fuel Type||Variant||Price (Rs.)|
|Hyundai Tucson Petrol price||2WD MT||17,99,900|
|2WD AT GL||20,99,000|
|Hyundai Tucson Diesel price||2WD MT||19,95,900|
|2WD AT GL||22,49,000|
|4WD AT GLS||25,19,000|