Hyundai is India’s second largest car manufacturer and they have a variety of products in their line up. The brand has grown in our market because of its product variety and widespread dealer network. They kept on making tweaks to their existing products and brought new products to keep buyers engaged. One of their recent launches in Indian market was the Alcazar SUV. Alcazar is Hyundai’s first ever 7-seater SUV for India. It is Ps based on current generation Hyundai Creta and competes with cars like Tata Safari, Mahindra XUV500, MG Hector Plus in the segment. Hyundai has now released a new video for the Alcazar showing how flexible the seats in this SUV are.
The video has been shared by Hyundai India on their YouTube channel. In this video, Hyundai shows how you can generate more space for luggage in case you need it. Hyundai Alcazar is a three row SUV and comes with 6 and 7 seater options. The second row comes with bench seats and captain seat options. There are features like wireless phone charger for second row passenger which is introduced in a car of this segment for the first time.
With all three row seats up, Hyundai Alcazar offers only 180 litres of boot space. If you are not using the third row and want to keep luggage, then the third row seats can be easily folded down to create more space. After folding the third row seat, Alcazar now has 579 litres of boot space. That should be enough to carry your luggage for a weekend trip. Now, if that is not enough and want more space, then you can also fold the second row seats and the space will increase to 1051 litres. This how flexible the seats in Hyundai Alcazar are.
Hyundai Alcazar is based on Hyundia Creta but, is different from Creta in many ways. It starts with the wheelbase. The Alcazar has a longer wheelbase than Creta. In fact, Alcazar has the longest wheelbase in this segment. This has been done to generate more space inside the cabin. There are several design elements on the exterior that differentiates Alcazar from Creta. Hyundai Alcazar is offered in Prestige, Platinum and Signature trims. Even the base Prestige variant of Alcazar is decently equipped when compared to the rivals.
Hyundai Alcazar is launched at a starting price of Rs 16.30 lakh, ex-showroom which is expensive than its rivals but, it is offering more features for that added price. Alcazar comes with ventilated seats, panoramic sunroof, touchscreen infotainment screen, digital instrument cluster, connected car features, voice command features, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensor, TPMS, HSA, Airbags and so on.
Hyundai Alcazar is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol version of the SUV is powered by a 2.0 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that 159 Ps and 191 Nm of peak torque. This same petrol engine is also used in Hyundai Elantra as well. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine that is also seen in Creta. Both petrol and diesel engine options are available with manual and automatic gearbox options.