Hyundai Alcazar: Booking of 3-row SUV starts at Rs 25000, will launch soon: The country’s second-largest automobile company Hyundai Motor India (Hyundai Motor India) on Wednesday announced that the bookings for its upcoming Alcazar SUV have officially started at all its dealerships. A customer wishing to buy this SUV will have to pay Rs 25,000 to book this car. The Alcazar is Hyundai’s first three-row SUV in India. The news of the South Korean automaker’s launch of the much-awaited new 7-seater Alcazar SUV in India has been in the news for quite some time now. Due to the second wave of Corona epidemic in India, the company had to postpone the launch of Alcazar several times. Now it is expected that the Hyundai Alcazar will be launched by the end of this month.
Hyundai is betting big on the Alcazar and is confident that this SUV will replicate the success of the Creta in the Indian car market. Basically, Alcazar is based on Creta, but at the same time it wants to make a separate identity of its own. Hyundai officials say that this could attract new customers as well as buyers looking to upgrade from the Creta.
get more space
According to media reports, the Hyundai Alcazar will be offered with 6-seater and 7-seater layout options. According to the report, captain seats will be available in the second row of the 6-seater variant. While the 7-seater variant has a bench seat. Hyundai says that it will be offered with a large wheelbase which is the largest in its segment. Its wheelbase will be 150mm longer than that of the Creta. The bigger wheelbase will give more room for the passengers to stretch their legs in the middle and last row. Apart from this, boot space of 180 liters is also being given. The company wants to present the Alcazar as a premium product because of the mid-row console armrests, sliding seats and many such features.
Will be strong and comfortable
The carmaker says that its upcoming three-row SUV is “developed by synergy in space, premiumness, performance, convenience, safety and technology.” According to the automaker, 75.6% high-strength steel has been used to make the body of the Alcazar SUV, making it very strong. Along with this, the ring structure given in the B and D-pillar and engine room of the SUV gives it better stability and handling. The biggest strength of the Hyundai Alcazar can be the ride comfort and features offered by the SUV. Hyundai says that the hydraulic rebound stopper in the front strut promises better rebound control which, in turn, is sure to deliver a smoother riding experience. Apart from this, the Alcazar gets three drive modes – Eco, City and Sport mode. According to the company, it will offer a different driving experience.
Engine, Mileage and Speed
Based on the Creta, the Alcazar will be offered with two engine options. The first is the third generation Nu 2-litre petrol engine and the second is the U2 1.5-litre diesel engine. In this, the petrol engine generates torque of 159 PS and 191 Nm, while the diesel engine generates torque of 115 PS and 250 Nm. The option of either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox can be available with both the engines. Hyundai claims that the 6-speed automatic unit, in particular, will deliver better performance and higher mileage due to the super flat torque converter. Because it reduces the loss of fuel during acceleration. The company claims that the new Alcazar SUV can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 10 seconds.
Many new features are going to be available in the Hyundai Alcazar SUV. The car gets a large 10.25-inch infotainment screen, 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, air purifier, voice recognition with BlueLink connectivity, panoramic sunroof, 6 airbags, vehicle stability management, Isofix mounted seats, hill start, anti Expect a lot of features like Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD). Earlier these features have been seen in most of the new cars of Hyundai.
Hyundai’s upcoming Alcazar SUV will compete with the existing models of the Tata Safari (Tata Safari), MG Hector Plus (MG Hector Plus) and Mahindra XUV 500 (Mahindra XUV500) in the Indian market.