Alcazar will be positioned between Creta and Tucson in the company’s lineup and will compete against the likes of Tata Safari and MG Hector Plus.
Hyundai Alcazar to be powered by 3rd Gen Nu 2.0-litre petrol engine (159 PS) and U2 1.5-litre diesel engine (115 PS), both offered with 6AT and 6MT transmission options. Drive mode selection features different steering effort mapping for Eco, City and Sport modes.
Alcazar uses 75.6 % advanced and high-strength steel (AHSS & HSS) for its superstructure. Hyundai claims the underbody has been designed to absorb and disperse impact energy. Ring structure design in engine room, B-Pillar and D-Pillar increase rigidity for enhanced handling and stability.
Inherent reliability crafted through technology-enabled assembly process for safety and critical parts using 3-stage dynamic.
Hyundai Alcazar is tested on 15 drive tracks for various road driving conditions and manufactured using 89 % Green Energy at HMIL plant in Irungattukottai, Tamil Nadu.
Hyundai will subsequently reveal the interiors and features of the SUV. The launch is expected in May at Rs 13 lakh – 20 lakh (ex-showroow, Delhi).