South Korean carmaker Hyundai announced its entry in the 7-seater segment and revealed its name as Alcazar that will launch in India this year. New Hyundai Alcazar will give competition to MG Hector, the new Tata Safari, and the upcoming Mahindra XUV 500. The all-new Alcazar will be placed above the Creta and below Tucson in the Indian market.
“The year 2021 will add a new chapter in HMIL history, as we gear up to enter and redefine a new segment. Hyundai Alcazar will supersede the aspirations of new-age buyers and redefine existing benchmarks to ensure customer delight. As Hyundai completes 25 years in the country, we will re-emphasize our commitment to Indian customers with the global debut of Alcazar that is made in India and made first for India,” said SS Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India (HMIL).
As reported by Drivespark, the 6-seater of the Alcazar will be offered on the top-spec variant and will come with captain seats in the second row in dual-tone leather.
Hyundai said their 7-seater will be innovative, sophisticated, will offer customers upscale mobility for family and business traveling. The upcoming Alcazar will redefine driving experiences with futuristic and versatility and futuristic characteristics. It is rumored that the new 7-seater Alcazar will be based on a 5-seater Hyundai Creta that receive a redesigned bumpers, revised grille, model-specific alloys, new tail lamps, larger dimensions to accommodate its third row of two seats, and same powertrain options like those offered in the Creta.