The Hyundai Alcazar has been revealed in its production-ready guise, forward of its launch in our market within the coming weeks. Whereas the brand new three-row SUV is predicated on the identical platform because the Creta, there are a variety of variations between the 2 fashions.
- 2,760mm wheelbase is 150mm longer than Creta’s
- Will get new-gen model of Elantra, Tucson’s 2.0-litre petrol engine
- 1.5-litre diesel carried over from Creta however tuned otherwise
2021 Hyundai Alcazar: platform and design
Whereas the brand new Alcazar shares its platform with the Creta mid-size SUV, Hyundai has labored on it to provide it an extended wheelbase – 2,760mm to be exact (150mm greater than the Creta). Consequently, the Alcazar has the longest wheelbase in its phase, beating the Tata Safari (2,741mm), MG Hector Plus (2,750mm) and Mahindra XUV500 (2,700mm). This has been achieved to be able to open up extra room for the second-row passengers in addition to to accommodate the additional row of seats. Hyundai has additionally geared up it with an extended rear overhang to assist the latter.
By way of design, the production-spec Alcazar fairly evidently shares various key parts with the Creta, together with some physique panels just like the entrance fenders, bonnet and even the entrance doorways.
Nevertheless, there are a number of design parts that assist distinguish the Alcazar, equivalent to a tweaked grille with a studded sample, barely up to date entrance bumper design, and a distinguished rear quarter glass. The rear of the SUV options all-new styling because the Alcazar will get new wraparound taillights that reach on the marginally extra upright tailgate, fake twin exhaust ideas and a fake brushed aluminium skid plate. Hyundai has additionally geared up the Alcazar with a bigger set of 18-inch alloy wheels (in comparison with the Creta’s 17-inchers), just like how Tata gave the Safari bigger 18-inch wheels when in comparison with the Harrier’s 17-inch wheels.
2021 Hyundai Alcazar: interiors and options
The principle speaking level on the inside is the added row of seats. The Alcazar can be out there with each a 6- seat (with captain’s seats within the second row) and 7-seat (with bench seating within the second row) configurations. In each configurations the second-row seats characteristic a one-touch tumble mechanism to provide entry to the rear seats in addition to a sliding operate to both release extra space for the second or third row passengers. Talking of the third row, the seats get a reclining operate and so they additionally fold down fully flat to offer higher boot house. With all three rows in place, the Alcazar has 180-litres of boot house, which but once more is greater than the Safari (73-litres), Hector Plus (155-litres) and XUV500 (93-litres).
The inside additionally will get a dual-tone color scheme and the captain’s seats model will get a singular floor-mounted central armrest with cupholders and further space for storing.
On the gear entrance, the Alcazar is anticipated to come back with a ten.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Hyundai’s related automobile tech, a 360-degree digicam, a panoramic sunroof, ISOFIX seats mounts, wi-fi telephone charging, automated local weather management and far more.
2021 Hyundai Alcazar: powertrains
Below the hood, the Alcazar can be out there with each petrol and diesel engine choices. Being a bigger car, the Alcazar foregoes the Creta’s two petrol engine choices – the 115hp 1.5-litre petrol and the 140hp 1.4-litre turbo-petrol, in favour of an up to date and extra highly effective model of the two.0-litre, four-cylinder engine seen within the Elantra and Tucson, that now produces 159hp and 192Nm (7hp greater than Elantra and Tucson). This can even assist present additional differentiation for patrons, a lot of whom view outright engine displacement proportionally to a automobile’s positioning.
The diesel engine then again, is identical 1.5-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged unit from the Creta that produces 115hp and 250Nm, although it has been tuned otherwise.
Each engines can be found with both a 6-speed handbook or a 6-speed automated gearbox.
2021 Hyundai Alcazar: rivals
As soon as launched, the Hyundai Alcazar will tackle the likes of the MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari and the Mahindra XUV500. Although, the competitors within the phase will solely get hotter with the arrival of the next-gen XUV500 later this 12 months.
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