Hyundai Alcazar to compete against new Tata Safari and Mahindra XUV500. Launched at Rs 16.30 lakhs!

Hyundai Alcazar has finally made its debut in India.

Prices for this three-row SUV starts at Rs 16.30 lakh (ex-showroom).

Alcazar is based on Hyundai’s popular C-segment SUV Creta. And hence, they both share several exterior as well as interior design elements.

However, there are some subtle differences too.

For instance, both vehicles have an identical design at the front. 

At the same time, there are minor differences in various individual elements like the front grille, front skid plate, headlights and foglamps layout.

There is a similar story inside the cabin as well. Both SUVs have an identical layout. However, they differ in terms of upholstery colour scheme.

Of course, the Alcazar has the added benefit of a third row. And also the option of either a 6-seater or 7-seater configuration.

Hyundai Alcazar has two engine options!

The Alcazar comes with the option of petrol as well as a diesel unit.

The petrol engine is a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit. It can produce 156 hp along with 192 Nm of peak torque.

It has a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearboxes as transmission options. 

On the other hand, the diesel engine in this SUV is a 1.5-litre unit. It can produce 113 hp along with 250 Nm of peak torque. 

This engine also has a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearboxes as transmission options.

The petrol engine, with the manual gearbox, promises to return a fuel efficiency of 14.5 km/l. While with the automatic gearbox, this figure stands at 14.2 km/l.

On the other hand, the diesel engine promises to return a fuel efficiency of 20.4 km/l with the manual gearbox. While with the automatic gearbox, this figure stands at 18.1 km/l.

Hyundai Alcazar comes with a comprehensive feature list.

As is the case with most Hyundai vehicles, the Alcazar also has several features in its arsenal.

Its feature list includes:

  • A 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
  • A panoramic sunroof
  • An 8-speaker Bose sound system
  • In-built air purifier
  • Rear window sunshades
  • Driving modes (Comfort, Eco and Sport)
  • Traction Control Modes (Snow, Mud and Sand)
  • Powered driver seat
  • Ambient lighting
  • Wireless charger (Front and second row)

Some of these features are carried forward from the Hyundai Creta, while some classify as first-in-segment.

Alcazar offers several safety features.

In addition to the safety features, which are a must under the law, the Alcazar also comes with several additional safety equipments.

These include:

  • Front parking sensors
  • Side and curtain airbags
  • Blind view monitor
  • Rear disk brakes
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Hill Assist
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Surround-view monitor
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • ISOFIX child seat anchorage

Dimensions, Boot space and Ground Clearance

Alcazar uses the same platform, which also underpins Creta.

However, the former’s is a bit larger in comparison to the latter.

The Alcazar measures 4,500 mm in length, 1,790 mm in width and 1,675 mm in height.

It has a wheelbase of 4,750 mm with a ground clearance of 190 mm. 

With all three rows up, this SUV has a boot capacity of 180-litres.


Hyundai is offering the Alcazar with its 5-year wonder warranty scheme.

Under this, you can choose from three different standard warranty options. 

  • 3-years or unlimited kilometres
  • 4-years or 60,000 kilometres
  • 5-years or 50,000 kilometres

Alcazar comes with three variants.

This 7-seater SUV is available in three variants. These are namely Prestige, Platinum and Signature. 

All three variants are available in petrol, as well as diesel fuel option.

In addition to this, all three are also available in six, as well as seven-seater configurations.

The prices for the petrol variants start from Rs 16.30 lakhs and goes up to Rs 19.84 lakhs (ex-showroom).

On the other hand, the prices for the diesel variants start from Rs 16.53 lakhs and goes up to Rs 19.99 lakhs (ex-showroom).

The Alcazar sits above the Creta in Hyundai’s line-up.

And, it stands as an alternative to the likes of Tata Safari, MG Hector and Mahindra XUV500.

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