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Hyundai’s new SUV, Tucson to be priced at Rs.18 lakh onwards

Hyundai TucsonNew SUV Hyundai Tucson will be launched in India in the coming months and will have a starting price point of Rs 18 lakh . The new Hyundai Tucson is in his second coming to India as the original Tucson was launched in India a decade ago. The new Tucson will come with a 2.0 liter diesel engine which will also make it eligible to be sold in the NCR region of North India which effectively banned the sale of all diesel vehicles that are on the mark of 2.0 liters.

In terms of engines, internationally, the Tucson gets two stages of development on the 2.0-liter engine. The base model gets 136PS peak power and 373Nm of maximum torque. The engine also gets a top of the line variant with 185PS of peak power with 400Nm of peak torque. Engines are mated to either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed automatic with both front wheel drive and all-wheel-drive options.

The Hyundai Tucson will be placed in a price range to see go up against a variety of SUVs. The cheaper variants will rise against the likes of XUV500 and Tata Hexa while the top of the line variants will go up against the likes of the next SsangYong Tivoli and the basic models from the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Chevrolet Trailblazer. The new Hyundai Tucson could also probably get a single petrol engined variant that could cater to a few audiences in certain cities.

Hyundai Tucson's base model is targeting the users planning to buy Mahindra XUV 500 SUV, Tata Hexa, SsangYong Tivoli and the high end model targets the buyers who is planning to buy the base model of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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