Hyundai Tucson Facelift in China has been doing the rounds through spy images and test mules in China. The car has now been unveiled to the public and it is also known that the production of the car will commence shortly.
In India, the Tucson did not meet the aspirations of the public due to the steep price and unappealing design. The car continues to remain dominant in China, the reason could be that the car design might match up to the taste of Chinese demographic. The car in China has gathered admirable profit sales of 4,500 units on a monthly basis. The Hyundai subsidiary in Beijing has chosen to enhance the car’s appeal with a facelift. The facelifted car has a stunning new front bumper and an air dam adopted from the i30. To provide a glossy effect, the grill has a wider dimension with a glittery appeal due to the carving of additional chrome.
The other modifications are the headlamps are slightly bent, with a prominent bumper at the rear with re-decked tail lamps, and neatly carved license plate carved into a perfect bulge.
Although Hyundai China has not announced the engine details of the new Tucson, the Chinese media stated that the car might be incorporated with an efficient 2.0 litre petrol engine with impressive efficiencies of 142 bhp and 184Nm torque with a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission gearbox. The car is scheduled to release in China within a few months.
Let’s study the features of Hyundai Tucson to overview the impact of the Facelifted Tucson in Chinese market, since Hyundai China has decided to modify the Tucson with minor renovations along with a Facelift. The Tucson is built on the same build as the Elantra. The car has gained immense popularity in many countries due to its abundant interiors, comfort and sufficient cargo room. The Tucson is incorporated with a powerful 2.0L five-speed, front-wheel drive manual transmission or four-speed automatic transmission. The car is also offered in a 2.0L diesel variant with the advanced common rail technology. Even the previous diesel versions churned amazing efficiencies of 113bhp with 6-spped manual gearbox. The Tucson has optimum safety features with dual-stage frontal impact airbags, torso side-impact airbags in the front seats and curtain airbags for side impact protection for passengers in the front and rear. These safety equipments protect occupants even during the events of most adverse collisions.
The Tucson has made a mark in many countries besides China. In China the Tucson is one of the major contributor to the impressive profit sales of the car. The Facelifted Tucson has retained most of the traits of the original barring the facelift and other minor modifications as mentioned. From the exterior, the Tucson looks amazing with its neatly sculpted exterior; moreover the car offers sufficient interior room to enjoy a comfortable and pleasurable drive. The other highlighting trait of the Tucson is the advanced engine quality and efficiency and cutting-edge safety features.