Hyundai has launched the facelifted Tucson in the Indian market. The Tucson facelift has also hit Pakistan stores recently. The new costlier sibling of the Hyundai Creta was recently reviewed by cricket star Shoaib Akhtar.
The new-gen Hyundai Tucson has made its debut in its home country, South Korean, last month. In the meanwhile, in India, we have just received the facelift model of the car earlier this year after the facelift Hyundai Tucson displayed at the 2020 Auto Expo. It also means that we are years from receiving the new-gen Tucson. Also in this year, Hyundai Tucson facelift also made to the Pakistan market. Hyundai is also offering Tucson as its flagship in the neighbour country as well.
In Search of the Perfect SUV | Shoaib Akhtar
At launch, the facelifted Hyundai Tucson has drawn a lot of attention in Pakistan market. Recently, the former cricket star has made a review of the new Hyundai Tucson on his Youtube channel with more than 2 million subscribers. Let’s see what the Pakistani cricket star has to say with the new facelift Hyundai Tucson.
In the beginning, Shoaib has quickly reviewed the exterior of the Hyundai Tucson. The new Pakistan-spec Tucson looks handsome with LED DRLs, LED headlights and a dominant chrome-garnished front grille. The predominant front design commands a lot of road presence even though the dimension specs of the new Hyundai Tucson is not particularly impressive.
Shoaib Akhtar pays more attention to the interior of the car which holds the true charm of the Hyundai Tucson. Hyundai Tucson is available with 10-way power-adjustable driver seat, wireless phone charger, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, and power tailgate. It also offers a wide variety of driving-assist features like a parking brake, reverse parking camera with a guideline, hill descent control, traction control, cornering lamps and auto-dimming IRVM.
The former cricket star was so impressed by the facelift Hyundai Tucson
The Tucson gets a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and the power steering is extremely light, both of which add convenience to the car. The instrument cluster consists of analogue dials with a MID in the middle, and you also get steering mounted controls for audio and cruise control.
In the neighbour country, Hyundai Tucson facelift comes with a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine which unleashes a top power of 150 Bhp and maximum torque of 192 Nm. A 6-speed automatic gearbox carries the power from petrol to all four wheels. The India-bound Hyundai Tucson also features the same engine.
Overall, the cricket star is impressed by the Hyundai Tucson’s quality and performance. In India, the Hyundai Tucson is priced from Rs 22.30 lakh for the base variant to Rs Rs 27.03 lakh for the top-spec model. Hyundai Tucson is rivalling against Honda CR-V, Mg Hector, Jeep Compass and Volkswagen Tiguan.