Hyundai now launches a 4WD system to the Tucson’s fleet and it also also added some safety features to the mid spec variants. The 4 WD will only available in the top spec GLS automatic trim which is powered with a diesel engine. The 4WD GLS Tucson is launched at Rs 25.19 lakhs ex-showroom, Delhi and this trim will only be powered with a diesel engine. Previously the top spec trim was the 2WD GLS trim which now has been discontinued to make way for the 4WD GLS.
The 4 wheel drive system which works in such a way that it automatically distributes power to the rear wheels when it detects that there is any traction loss in the front. Hyundai is claiming that with this system it will increase fuel efficiency will also help minimise the wear and tear of parts. The driver can also activate the 4WD Lock mode which distributes equal torque on the front and rear axles. In addition to this this SUV also boosts Advanced Traction Cornering Control (ATCC) which helps to send power to the wheel which has the most traction.
As we said that Hyundai also updated the safety features for the mid variant 2WD GL. These safety features will be added to both the petrol and diesel models. These safety features include Brake assist, VSM (Vehicle stability Management), ESC ( Electronic Stabiliy Control), HAC (Hill Assist Control ) and DBC ( Down Hill Brake Control ).
Powering the 4 WD GLS Tucson will be 2.0 litre CRDi diesel engine which is capable of producing 185 bhp of power and 400 Nm of torque. This engine will be coupled with 6-speed automatic gearbox.