Hyundai Tucson facelift launched in Malaysia – 2.0L Magnificence & 1.6L Turbo, priced at RM124ok & RM144ok
After teasing the SUV’s arrival early this month, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors has lastly launched the Hyundai Tucson facelift, and it’s accessible in two trims – 2.0L Magnificence and 1.6L Turbo. Pricing begins from RM123,888 for the entry-level mannequin, whereas the turbocharged variant prices RM143,888. Each are on-the-road costs excluding insurance coverage.
New to the C-segment SUV is the revised entrance fascia. Apart from the brand new bumper, the two.0L Magnificence will get a metallic silver cascading grille and halogen projector headlights, whereas the 1.6L Turbo will get a chromed grille with dual-projector LED headlights (with positioning and cornering lamps), chrome door handles with LED pocket lighting and LED tail lights. Each variants sit on the identical 17-inch wheels.
Inside, the dashboard has been utterly redesigned with a seven-inch freestanding infotainment show (helps Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) that’s positioned above the newly-designed central air vents. Nevertheless, the centre stack beneath that continues to be unchanged, so there’s nonetheless the dual-zone local weather management, USB and auxiliary inputs, in addition to a 12-volt socket.
Elsewhere, there’s a brand new leather-based seat design, however distinctive to the 1.6L Turbo are an digital parking brake, electrochromic rear-view mirror, an eight-way powered driver seat with two-way lumbar assist, a four.2-inch multi-info show and a leather-wrapped dashboard.
As for engines, the 1.6 litre T-GDI unit produces 177 PS and 265 Nm of torque, which is similar because the pre-facelift mannequin we now have now. The engine is completely mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The non-turbo variant retains the present 2.zero litre naturally-aspirated Nu MPi mill producing 155 PS and 192 Nm, and it will get a six-speed computerized.
Security-wise, each Tucson fashions include the standard gamut of options, beginning with ABS with EBD, Digital Stability Management, Hill-Help Management, Downhill Brake Management, Brake Help and Car Stability Administration. The two.0L Magnificence has simply two airbags and rear parking sensors, whereas the 1.6L Turbo will get upgraded to 6 airbags and comes with extra entrance sensors.
Every buy of the Tucson comes with a 50,000 km free service with three years’ validity, in addition to a five-year or 300,000 km (whichever comes first) guarantee programme.
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