2023 Hyundai Alcazar gets 1.5 T-GDi Petrol engine, Bookings Open Now
Hyundai India has opened the bookings for the 2023 Alcazar in India at a booking amount of Rs 25,000. Interested buyers can book the vehicle online or across Hyundai dealerships in the country. The 2023 Alcazar now also gets a new 1.5-litre Turbo GDi petrol engine along with cosmetic and feature changes. The vehicle continues to be offered in both six-seat and seven-seat layout options. The new engine replaces the older 2.0L Petrol engine, the engine upgrade also gets in the BS-6 Compliant RDE feature and E20 Fuel ready with it.
In terms of cosmetic updates the 2023 Alcazar comes with a revised grille and upgraded puddle lamp logo featuring the Alcazar emblem. On the feature front the additions include six airbags as standard (driver, passenger, side, and curtain) and the Idle Stop and Go feature.
The 2023 Alcazar is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The new 1.5 Turbo GDi petrol engine makes 158bhp at 5,500rpm and 253Nm of torque between 1,500 to 3,500rpm. This engine is available in both six-speed manual transmission and 7DCT unit options. The manual transmission has a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 17.5kmpl, while the automatic version has a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 18kmpl. On the other hand, the diesel version is powered by a 1.5-litre CRDi engine that generates 114bhp at 4,000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1,500-2,750rpm.
Speaking on the announcement, Tarun Garg, Chief Operating Officer, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “As we continue to redefine customer experiences across our model range, we are glad to introduce Hyundai Alcazar with a benchmark-defining new turbo petrol engine that will meet aspirations of our most loved customers. Additionally, we have refined the design of the Hyundai Alcazar as well as introduced new technologies to amplify Grand Experiences with this new-age mobility solution. Hyundai Alcazar has been a steadfast volume driver for HMI and these new updates will certainly drive more affinity towards the brand. Further, we are well aligned with the Government’s mission of cleaner mobility solutions and the new 1.5-turbo GDi petrol powertrain will be both RDE compliant and E20 fuel ready.”