Hyundai Launches Tucson with FWD system In India at Rs 25.19 Lakh

  • 9th, Oct 2017 10:46 AM
  • Mayank Sharma
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Hyundai India introduced an Intellimatic four-wheel drive trim of the Tucson in its existing lineup. The price for this new trim is Rs 25.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Also, the bookings have already commenced across the country. For your information, the 4WD option will only be offered with a top-end 2.0-litre GLS automatic variant. With the offered 'On-Demand 4WD functioning' the SUV automatically analyzes the need for 4WD to be engaged depending upon the nature of the terrain and successfully accomplishes traction control on the rear wheels. Without the intervention of driver, the engine easily transmits the power to all the wheels equally.

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The company claims that the on-demand 4WD makes the SUV more cost friendly along with changes made on the mechanical part. There is an option to activate 4WD lock mode manually, which consequently distributes 50:50 of torque to both the front and rear wheels. Additionally, the Advanced Traction Cornering Control (ATCC) is also provided to send the utmost torque to the wheel possessing the maximum grip.

Y K Koo, Managing Director and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. while manifesting its happiness 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."

Hyundai Tucson which has attained the milestone of 4.5 million units globally, is on sale in India with an array of electronic components including electronic stability control; hill assist, down-hill brake control and brake assist on all automatic Tucson models.