In the 15 – 20 lakh segment-best 6 or 7 seater SUVs are available in India. one of the SUVs is Hyundai Alcazar. In 2021, the Hyundai Alcazar will compete with the Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus, and Mahindra XUV500. Compare prices and specifications of three-row SUVs.
Hyundai finally launched the Alcazar SUV, with a starting price of 16.3 lakh rupees (Ex-showroom). Based on Creta, Alcazar offers three trim levels, six or seven-seat layouts, and two engine options. Alcazar enters the three-row SUV segment and will compete with Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus, and Mahindra XUV500. Read on to learn how Hyundai’s latest SUV can compete with the competition. Hyundai Alcazar has the longest Alcazar wheelbase, and MG Hector Plus also has a gasoline engine option.
– Engine & Transmission Comparison-
Hyundai Alcazar has two engine options: 2.0-liter MPi gasoline (159 hp peak power and 191 Nm peak torque) and 1.5-liter diesel U2 CRDi (115 peak power hp and 250 Nm maximum torque). Both engines have 6-speed MT and 6-speed AT torque converter options.
The Tata Safari uses a single 2.0-liter Kryotec diesel engine (170 hp peak power and 350 Nm peak torque), which can be combined with a 6-speed MT. Or 6-speed HV torque converter.
Under the hood of the Mahindra XUV500 is a 2.2-liter mHawk155 diesel engine that produces 155 horsepower. Maximum power and maximum torque of 360 Nm. The motor can be connected to a 6-speed MT or 6-speed AT torque converter.
The MG Hector Plus has three engine options: 1.5-liter turbo gasoline (143 hp peak power and 250 Nm peak torque), 1.5-liter turbo gasoline hybrid (143 hp peak power and 250 Nm maximum torque), and 2.0-liter diesel (170 CV maximum Power and 350 Nm maximum torque). Although a 6-speed MT is standard on all engines, the 1.5-liter gasoline turbocharger has additional automatic DCT and CVT options.
|Diesel Engine Specifications||Hyundai Alcazar||Tata Safari||Mahindra XUV500||MG Hector Plus|
|Displacement||1493 cc||1956 cc||2179 cc||1451 cc (with Mild-Hybrid Option)|
|Max Power||113 bhp @ 4000 rpm||168 bhp @ 3750 rpm||153 bhp @ 3750 rpm||141 bhp @ 5000 rpm|
|Peak Torque||250 Nm @ 1500-2750 rpm||350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm||360 Nm @ 1750-2800 rpm||250 Nm @ 1600-3600 rpm|
– Dimension –
In terms of size, all the SUVs here are around 4.5 meters. However, the longest is MG (4,720mm), and Hyundai (4,500mm) is the shortest in this comparison. Tata Safari is the widest (1,894 mm) and tallest (1,786 mm) in the batch. In both respects, it beats the Mahindra XUV500 with a width of 1,890 mm and a height of 1,785 mm.
|Dimensions||Hyundai Alcazar||Tata Safari||MG Hector Plus||Mahindra XUV500|
|Length||4500 mm||4661 mm||4720 mm||4585 mm|
|Width||1790 mm||1894 mm||1835 mm||1890 mm|
|Height||1675 mm||1786 mm||1760 mm||1785 mm|
|Wheelbase||2760 mm||2741 mm||2750 mm||2700 mm|
However, the new Hyundai Alcazar has the longest wheelbase (2,760 mm), which is 10 mm larger than its nearest competitor, the MG Hector Plus. Finally, all high-spec SUVs here are equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels.
– 4 SUV Features –
All four vehicles are equipped with touch-screen infotainment systems with connected car technology, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Although MG equipped Hector Plus with smart, Hyundai provided BlueLink in Alcazar. Safari comes with iRA, and Mahindra XUV500 comes with Mahindra Blue Sense.
Safari, Hector Plus, and Alcazar are also equipped with wireless chargers and ambient lighting, which XUV500 does not have. All the top models of the SUV are equipped with an electrically adjustable driver’s seat, six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, all-wheel disc brakes, and a power sunroof. Except for XUV500, all products in this comparison have six or seven-seat configurations.
– Price Comparison-
The price of Hyundai Alcazar in India starts at 16,30,300 rupees and the highest is 1999,000 rupees (introduction, former showroom, Delhi). The price of Tata Safari ranges from 14.99,400 rupees to 21.81,400 rupees (except for the Delhi showroom). The price of MG Hector Plus ranges from 13,62,800 rupees to 19,60,800 rupees (except for the Delhi showroom). The price of Mahindra XUV500 ranges from Rs 14,19,525 to Rs 20,03,839 (except for the Delhi showroom).
|Hyundai Alcazar||Rs 16,30,300 to Rs 19,99,000 [Ex-Showroom]|
|Tata Safari||Rs 14,99,400 to Rs 21,81,400 [Ex-Showroom]|
|MG Hector Plus||Rs 13,62,800 to Rs 19,60,800 [Ex-Showroom]|
|Mahindra XUV500||Rs 14,19,525 to Rs 20,03,839 [Ex-Showroom]|