Launched at Rs 27.69 lakh, the fourth generation (NX4) 2022 Hyundai Tucson targets a sale of 5,000 units per year
The fourth-generation (NX4) Hyundai Tucson was today launched at a starting price of Rs 27.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The latest model, which made its global debut in September 2020, is internationally available in regular and LWB formats. However, given the Indian market dynamics, it’s only the latter that has been brought to our shores. The carmaker has announced a sales target of 5,000 units per year for its new flagship. That said, the pre-launch buzz for the new SUV has already pushed the waiting period to 8-10 months.
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2022 Hyundai Tucson Exterior & Interior
The fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson is the longest car in its segment, which makes it bigger than the Jeep Compass as well as the Citroen C5 Aircross. It’s also 150mm longer than the outgoing model, while its aesthetics are thoroughly revamped to give it a unique distinct identity. Based on the carmaker’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design, the design of the new SUV is modern and rather flamboyant. The highlight is the parametric grille which contains the hidden DRLs. Through this arrangement, the lighting elements look like a part of the grille when not in use but give the SUV a signature look when lit up. Other highlights of the design include flared wheel arches, sophisticated 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED taillamps with hidden elements, a hidden rear wiper, a rear spoiler, and more.
Inside, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson looks and feels as modern and upmarket as it does on the outside. The interior has a dual-tone light-grey-black color theme which gives it a very rich look. The dashboard holds a 10.24-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, while even the instrument cluster is a fully digital 10.25-inch full-TFT screen. Even the aircon controls are touch-sensitive, while other highlights include Bluelink, panoramic sunroof, Diffused airflow, et al. Other standard features include a 10-way electrically adjustable electric driver’s seat, 64-colour ambient lighting, wireless smartphone charger, 8-speaker BOSE audio system, Drive and Terrain response models, Blind Sport Monitoring System, 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Downhill Brake Control, TPMS, front and rear parking sensors, TPMS, reverse camera and rain-sensing wipers.
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Top-spec Signature Variant
The top-spec Signature variant (Prices yet to be revealed) even gets a memory function for the driver’s seat, heated and ventilated front seats, 8-way electrically adjustable co-drivers seat, and hands-free tailgate operation. Moreover, the biggest highlight of the top-spec trim is the Level 2 ADAS package, which brings in various safety-enhancing features, such as –
- Driving Safety Functions:
- Forward Collision Warning
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist- Car
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist- Pedestrian
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist- Cycle
- Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist- Junction Turning
- Blind-Spot Collision Warning
- Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist
- Lane Keeping Assist
- Lane Departure Warning
- Driver Attention Warning
- Blind-Spot View Monitor
- Safe Exit Warning
- Driving Convenience Functions:
- Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
- Lane Following Assist
- High Beam Assist
- Leading Vehicle Departure Alert
- Parking Safety Functions:
- Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning
- Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist
- Surround View Monitor
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2022 Hyundai Tucson Specs
The fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson has gone on sale in two engine variants – 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated petrol and a 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel. The former is shared with the Alcazar and outputs 156 bhp of maximum power and 192 Nm of peak torque. The motor comes mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The oil-burner is the most powerful in its class and produces a maximum power of 186 bhp and a peak torque of 416 Nm. It comes mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. It’s even available with an AWD option along with a 4WD lock mode and multi-terrain modes.