The long-awaited Hyundai Alcazar has been revealed in production-ready avatar. The SUV is based on the modified version of the K2 platform, which also underpins the 5-seater Creta and the Kia Seltos. In fact, a 7-seater MPV based on this platform will be launched under Kia nameplate in India in 2022.
New Hyundai Alcazar First Look Preview
Longer Wheelbase – The new Hyundai Alcazar rides on a 2790mm wheelbase, which is 150mm more than the Creta’s wheelbase. In fact, the Alcazar has the longest wheelbase in its category. The Tata Alcazar has a wheelbase of 2,741mm, while the MG Hector Plus rides on 2,750mm of wheelbase.
2.0L Petrol Engine – The Hyundai Alcazar won’t feature the Creta’s 1.5L NA and 1.4L turbocharged petrol engines. Instead, it gets a bigger capacity 2.0-litre petrol engine that also powers the Elantra and the Tucson. This engine produces 159PS of power and 192Nm of torque. It offers around 7PS more power than the Elantra & Tucson’s engine.
1.5L Diesel Engine – The new Alcazar gets the same 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine that powers the Creta; however, the engine has been tuned differently. It produces 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of torque. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque convertor automatic.
Panoramic Sunroof – The new Hyundai Alcazar comes equipped with a panoramic sunroof. However, this feature is likely to be offered on the top-spec variant. Also See – Hyundai Alcazar Vs Tata Safari
6-and 7-seat – The SUV can be provided in 6-and 7-seat choices. The 6-seater mannequin will get captain seats within the second row, whereas the 7-seater ALcazar will get bench-type seat within the second row. The second-row seats characteristic a one-touch tumble perform to provide entry to the rear seats. The seats get sliding perform to release mopre house for the second and third row passengers. The third-row seats get a reclining perform.
Design Highlights – The new Alcazar SUV is developed on Hyundai’s Global Design identification of Sensuous Sportiness, which we have now already seen on new breed of Hyundai vehicles & SUVs. The SUV will get vital design adjustments, which makes it look totally different from the Creta. It comes with a brand new chrome-studded entrance grille, flatter roof, longer wheelbase, bigger rear doorways, prolonged rear overhangs, and bigger glass home space. Also See – Hyundai Alcazar Vs Mahindra XUV500
The SUV will get blacked-out pillars, new alloys, roof rails, shark fin antenna and chrome door handles. At the again, the Hyundai Alcazar options new tailgate, new tail-lights, roof-integrated spoiler with brake lights and new bumper.
Largest Boot In Segment – With all three seats in place, the Hyundai Alcazar presents a segment-largest boot house of 180-litres. The Tata Safari presents 73-litres boot house, whereas the Hector Plus and the XUV500 presents 155-litres and 93-litres of boot house respectively.
– Floor-mounted central armrest for 2nd row
– 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto and Apple CarfPlay
– Wireless cellphone charging
– Automatic AC
– Cruise management
– Powered driver’s seat
– Ventilated entrance seats
– Panoramic sunroof
– Powered ORVMs
– 360-degree digicam
Launch Timeline – The new Hyundai Alcazar is predicted to be launched ultimately of Q2, 2021, round May-June. Few sellers have unofficially began accepting pre-bookings for the SUV.
Expected Price – To be positioned towards the likes of the Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV500 and the MG Hector Plus, the brand new Hyundai Alcazar is predicted to be priced round Rs 13 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.