Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

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Korean car manufacturer Hyundai launched its new premium SUV, the Tucson earlier this month. Now reports suggest that the four-wheel-drive variant of the SUV is likely to be launched by May 2017 in the Indian market.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

The Tucson was launched with an only two-wheel-drive option. But all the other manufacturers are introducing all-wheel-drive variants to add to the toughness of the SUV.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

It seems like Hyundai has got its strategy right with the Tucson SUV and will be launching the all-wheel-drive variant at such an early stage.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

The all-wheel-drive variant of the Hyundai Tucson will be offered in both petrol and diesel iteration of the SUV. It is likely to feature added equipment list to add to its premium tag.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

The currently sold Hyundai Tucson is available in 2-litre petrol and diesel engine options. The four-cylinder VTVT petrol engine produces 153bhp and 192Nm of torque.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

Whereas the four-cylinder CRDi diesel engine churns out 182bhp and 400Nm of peak torque. The transmission option includes six-speed manual or automatic gearbox for both the variants.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

The safety features of the Hyundai Tucson include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, downhill brake control, hill-start assist, brake assist and rear parking camera.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

Hyundai India has launched the Tucson with an introductory price of Rs 18.99 lakh to Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). With this price range, the Tucson will take on the bigger SUVs such as Ford Endeavour and the all-wheel-drive variant makes sense.

Hyundai Tucson All Wheel Drive Expected To Launch By May 2017

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Story first published: Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 10:41 [IST]
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