The Tata Safari and the MG Hector Plus have finally received another competitor. Hyundai has launched the Alcazar in India at a starting price of ₹16,30,300 lakhs. While most of you would say it is nothing but a 7-seater Creta, we want you to know two things. First, this trend of extending an existing 5-seater into a 7-seater is what most automakers are doing nowadays. Second, if you think Alcazar is just a 7-seater Creta, you are wrong. Here is all that you need to know about the new 6/7 seater in the market.

What’s on the Mechanical front?

Hyundai Alcazar
Hyundai Alcazar
  • The new 7-seater from Hyundai will be offered with 2 engine options.
2.0 l petrol MPi
2.0 l petrol MPi
  • A 2.0-litre petrol MPi and a 1.5-litre diesel CRDi engine
  • The petrol motor generates 159ps at 6500 RPMs with a peak torque of 191 Nm at 4500 RPMs.
1.5 l diesel CRDi
1.5 l diesel CRDi
  • While the diesel unit produces 115ps power at 4000rpm with a peak torque of 250Nm at 2750 rpm.
  • Both engines offer a standard 6-speed manual and an optional 6-speed automatic gearbox.
  • With an additional 3rd row it also boasts a massive and best in segment wheelbase of 2760 mm.
Better Wheelbase
Better Wheelbase

Any new first in segment features?

This is where things get serious. The new MG Hector Plus gets a plethora of new and first in segment features.

  • It gets a first in segment 26.03 cm (10.25″) multi-display digital cluster
Digital Instrument Cluster
Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Bose premium sound system (8 Speakers)
Bose Sound System
Bose Sound System
  • Auto healthy air purifier with AQI display
Air Purifier with AQI index
Air Purifier with AQI index
  • Front row seatback table with retractable cup-holder and IT devise holder
front row seatback table
front row seatback table
  • Front row sliding sunwisor
Sliding Sunvisor
Sliding Sunwisor
  • Side footstep
Side foot step
Side foot step
  • Rear window sunshade
Rear view sunshade
Rearview sunshade

Any other feature updates?

  • Apart from these first in segment features, we also get to see some best in segment feature like Voice-enabled smart panoramic sunroof 2nd-row one-touch tip and tumble seats (Captain & 60:40 Split Seats), Drive mode select (comfort | eco | sport, Traction control modes (snow | sand | mud).
Voice Enabled Panoramic Sunroof
Voice-Enabled Panoramic Sunroof
  • Additional features include Puddle lamps with Hyundai logo projection, 64 colours ambient lighting, Power driver seat – 8 Way, Advanced Hyundai Blue Link (Connected-Car technology).
Multiple Drive Modes
Multiple Drive Modes
  • Apart from these major updates we also get to see some feature taken from the Creta like a 10-inch infotainment system, cognac brown interior, cooled glovebox etc.
Interior | Hyundai Alcazar
Interior | Hyundai Alcazar

What about seating options?

6-seater option
6-seater option
  • The Hyundai Alcazar will be offered in a 6 and 7 seater option.
  • The 6-seater option will feature captain seats in the second row
  • While the 7-seater gets bench seats for both the second and third-row.
7-seater Options
7-seater Options
  • We will also get to multiple traction options – Snow/Mud/Sand
Multiple Traction modes
Multiple Traction modes

Any new variant or Colour options?

The Hyundai Alcazar in 6 variants and 6 colour options.

  • Signature
  • Signature (O)
  • Prestige
  • Prestige (O)
  • Platinum
  • Platinum (O)

Additionally, these 6 variants will be divided into 17 trims depending upon the engine and seating options. Furthermore, the soon to launch MG Hector Plus rival will also be offered in 6 colour options.

Colour options
Colour options | Credits- RUSHLANE
  • Typhoon Silver
  • Titan Grey
  • Taiga Brown
  • Starry Night
  • Polar White
  • Phantom Black

What about launch and rivals?

Variant-Wise Prices (EX-Showroom, All India)

Prestige Platinum Signature
Petrol
7-Seater MT ₹ 16,30,300 ₹ 18,22,300
6-Seater
MT ₹16,45,300 ₹ 18,70,900
AT ₹ 17,93,300 ₹ 19,55,900 ₹ 19,84,900
Diesel
7-Seater
MT ₹ 16,53,300 ₹18,45,300
AT ₹ 18,01,300
6-Seater
MT ₹16,68,300 ₹ 18,93,900
AT ₹ 19,78,900 ₹ 19,99,900

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