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6th edition of Hyundai Great India drive gets the green light

Kenneth John Updated: November 19, 2022, 11:40 AM IST

The Great India Drive's 2022 edition was officially inaugurated by Hyundai India in Srinagar. The journey, now in its sixth iteration, will depart from Jammu & Kashmir's summer capital and proceed to seventeen destinations around the state in a fleet of Hyundai Tucson SUVs.

The itinerary for this year includes important locations including Sonamarg, Zojila Pass, and Kargil in Ladakh. The Great India Drive of 2022 has been planned with the goal of conquering difficult terrain.

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson can be had with two engine options. The petrol motor is the same 2.0-litre unit as seen in the alcazar and puts out 156PS and 192 Nm. This pairs with a six-speed torque converter automatic. The diesel engine option is the 2.0-litre unit that makes 186PS and 416 Nm, paired with an eight-speed torque converter. The top-spec diesel can also be had with AWD, which comes with an AWD lock function and terrain modes.

The Hyundai Tucson comes with Level 2 ADAS which includes functions like forward collision avoidance for cars, pedestrians and junction turning, blind sport warning and collision avoidance, lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, driver attention monitor, safe exit monitor, adaptive cruise with stop/go, lane follow assist, auto high beam, rear cross-traffic collision avoidance and warning, 6 airbags, stability control, hill-start assist, hill-descent control and TPMS.

Commenting on the expedition, Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), said, "We are thrilled to embark on the 6th edition of the Great India Drive 2022 with the all-new Hyundai Tucson. As we continue to create new benchmarks through our Smart Mobility Solutions, this year we are also aiming to cross extraordinary milestones. The all-new Hyundai Tucson has been a runaway success amongst Smart Indians and in Great India Drive 6.0 this SUV will take on the challenging terrain of the Himalayas, as we set out to explore some of the most picturesque locations in India. The all-new Hyundai Tucson is at the pinnacle of innovation and technology demonstrating the revolutionary dynamism, modern elegance, and future readiness to command supremacy in India's premium SUV territory. Thus exhibiting its prowess in transforming the SUV ecosystem, creating Blue Ocean market space in the premium segment."

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 27.69 Lakhs
Displacement
1997cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
156
Max Torque(Nm)
416
Mileage
12.95 Kmpl
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