Hyundai Alcazar is all set to be launched this month in the Indian market. However, ahead of the official launch, the SUV has been teased through a video by the company on all its social media platforms. The teaser video shows four Hyundai SUVs namely Creta, Venue, Tucson and Kona Electric forming the name 'Alcazar', stretching over 1 km in length, in the Rann of Kutch. Hyundai Alcazar will be available in both 6- and 7-seater configurations while taking on the likes of MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari and Mahindra XUV500 in India.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing & Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “With new and innovative thinking, HMI has led the introduction of India’s favorite SUVs, making Hyundai the highest selling SUV brand in India in 2020. Hyundai SUVs have taken the market by storm with CRETA, VENUE, TUCSON and KONA Electric redefining the aspirations of customers. To elevate the Hyundai SUV Life further, we are geared up to soon introduce our premium 6- and 7-Seater SUV, ‘The Hyundai ALCAZAR’. We have welcomed the newest member of the Hyundai SUV family by adopting a personalized approach reflecting our actions and limitless thoughts and push boundaries, leading to the creation of a stunning and memorable expedition at the Rann of Kutch.”
Hyundai Alcazar will be positioned between the Creta and the Tucson in Hyundai's line-up in the country. The cabin will boast of dual-tone upholstery, 7-inch all digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, panoramic sunroof, ventilated seats and 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto. It will also get ADAS tech which is referred as Hyundai SmartSense in various global markets. Mechanically, the Alcazar will be powered by the 1.5L diesel engine which already does duties to the Creta. The power output is expected to remain the same at 113bhp. It will also come with a 2.0L Gen Nu petrol motor which dishes out top power of 156bhp. The transmission choices will be a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic unit.