Hyundai Alcazar mileage figures leaked, India launch of three-row SUV on 18 June- Expertise Information, Alenz

Hyundai Alcazar mileage figures leaked, India launch of three-row SUV on 18 June- Expertise Information, Alenz

Forward of its launch within the coming days, we’ve now acquired ARAI-certified gas financial system figures for the Hyundai Alcazar SUV. A leaked brochure offers a glimpse of among the function highlights of Hyundai’s new three-row SUV (together with an in depth variant breakup by way of powertrain decisions and seating layouts), but additionally offers away the Alcazar’s mileage figures. For the uninitiated, the Hyundai Alcazar relies on the second-generation Hyundai Creta, however whereas it borrows its 1.5-litre diesel engine as is, the three-row SUV ditches the Creta’s petrol choices for a bigger, 2.0-litre petrol.

Hyundai Alcazar mileage figures (as licensed by ARAI)

The Hyundai Alcazar petrol’s ARAI-certified gas financial system determine is 14.5 kpl for the handbook gearbox model, and a slightly decrease 14.2 kpl for the automated gearbox model. These are a good bit decrease than these of the Creta, and understandably so, because the Creta is smaller (and lighter), and has 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated and 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine choices, whereas the heavier Alcazar has a bigger, extra highly effective 2.0-litre, naturally-aspirated petrol engine making 159 hp.

The one rival within the sub-Rs 20 lakh three-row SUV class to supply a petroleum engine possibility is the MG Hector Plus, which is extra frugal than the Alcazar in handbook kind (16.6 kpl), however loses on the subject of the automated, which has an ARAI-certified gas effectivity determine of 11.6 kpl.

The Hyundai Alcazar will be available with a 2.0-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Image: Hyundai

The Hyundai Alcazar can be out there with a 2.0-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Picture: Hyundai

The Hyundai Alcazar diesel’s ARAI-certified gas financial system determine is 20.4 kpl for the handbook model and 18.1 kpl for the automated gearbox model. These figures are once more understandably decrease than these for the Creta – which has the identical 1.5-litre diesel engine in the identical state of tune – however are greater than these of diesel-powered rivals on this section, together with the brand new Tata Safari (MT: 16.1 kpl; AT: 14.08 kpl), Mahindra XUV500 (15.1 kpl for each MT and AT variants) and MG Hector Plus (MT: 16.65 kpl).

That mentioned, do keep in mind that the Hyundai Alcazar diesel is considerably much less highly effective than its rivals – its 1.5-litre diesel solely places out 115 hp and 250 Nm of torque, whereas the XUV500’s 2.2-litre unit makes 155 hp and 360 Nm, and the Safari and Hector’s 2.0-litre, Fiat-sourced diesel engines produce an similar 170 hp and 350 Nm.

Six-seat version of the Hyundai Alcazar gets captain seats for second row passengers. Image: Hyundai

Six-seat model of the Hyundai Alcazar will get captain seats for second row passengers. Picture: Hyundai

Hyundai Alcazar India launch date

We are able to now additionally affirm the Hyundai Alcazar will lastly be launched in India on 18 June, 2021. The Alcazar was initially set to be launched in April, however the launch was pushed again due to the second COVID-19 wave that gripped the nation. The Alcazar can be out there in six- and seven-seat variants, with a complete of three important trim ranges to select from – Status, Platinum and Signature. Handbook and computerized transmission choices can be supplied with all trims, however seven-seat layouts will solely be out there with the Status and Platinum trims; the top-spec Signature variant can solely be had a six-seater.

It stays to be seen if Hyundai chooses to undercut the Alcazar’s rivals on the value entrance. Count on Hyundai Alcazar costs to be at a premium of almost Rs 1 lakh over the equal Creta variant.


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