Hyundai has launched the Tucson facelift in India after a long wait. The new car gets minor facelift along with the main highlight being the BS6 update. Hyundai has made minor tweaks here and there. Let us find out below about them.

Hyundai Tucson Price

Small Dimension Changes

The new car is simply a facelift so one minor dimension change is visible compared to its predecessor. Cosmetic changes to the new Tucson have given it a slight advantage. The wheelbase of the new car is identical so no evident change is visible

Tucson facelift

Height1600mm(With roof rails)1600mm(With roof rails)
Boot Space530 litres

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Cosmetic changes

Hyundai Tucson Engine

The new Hyundai Tucson comes with new 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and dual-tip exhaust units. The front changes include a new cascading front grille, LED headlamps and taillamps. Coming to the rear profile, the new car features the rear reflector much higher and is split housed on the tailgate itself compared to its predecessor.

Interior tweaks

Hyundai Tucson Interiors

The main difference compared to the previous-gen- Hyundai Tucson is an all-black interior in place of the dual-tone interiors of the previous model. BlueLink, redesigned AC vents, 8.0-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system are some of the noticeable changes. Connected car technology provides convenience features like remote engine start/stop, cabin pre-cooling and door lock/unlock. The climate control panel in the 2021 Hyundai Tucson is the same as its predecessor. Another major improvement will be the8-speaker sound system compared to the old 6-speaker one. Safety and other premium features are identical to the older Hyundai Tucson.

Engine and Performance

The new Hyundai Tucson 2021 comes with the same engine as the previous generation with the addition of BS6 certification. 

Hyundai Tucson

NameOLD Tucson (2.0-litre) PetrolNEW Tucson (2.0-litre) PetrolOLD Tucson (2.0-litre) DieselNEW Tucson (2.0-litre) Diesel
Max Power155ps152ps185ps185ps
Max Torque192Nm192Nm400Nm400Nm
Transmission6-speed MT/AT6-speed AT6-speed MT/AT8-speed AT

Hyundai has ditched the base variants of Hyundai Tucson thus ending the manual transmission. Performance figures are quite the same for both cars.

Price and Variants


2020 Hyundai Tucson

VariantOLD TucsonNEW TucsonDifference
LRs.18.77 lakhN.A.
GLRs. 21.87 lakhN.A.
GL(o)Rs. 22.47 lakhRs. 22.30 lakh-Rs. 17,000
GLSRs. 23.74 lakhRs. 23.52 lakh-Rs. 22,000

The new Hyundai Tucson’s petrol variants are cheaper than before. But the company has ditched both the entry-level variants on Hyundai Tucson 2021.


VariantOLD TucsonNEW TucsonDifference
LRs. 20.80 lakhN.A.
GLRs. 23.64 lakhN.A.
GL(o)Rs. 23.24 lakhRs. 24.35 lakh+Rs. 11,000
GLSNARs. 25.56 lakh
GLS 4WDRs. 26.97 lakhRs. 27.03 lakh+Rs. 6,000

The diesel variants of  Tucson are pricier compared to the previous model. Hyundai also still provides the 4WD option only with the Diesel engine. The addition of 2WD GLS variant may bring new customers under Hyundai’s influence. For more such content stay subscribed to the Motoroctane Youtube, Google NEWS, Facebook and Twitter


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