Hyundai Alcazar Prestige Exe launch at price of Rs 15.89 L – new base variant
The new base variant of Alcazar, Prestige Executive, is anticipated to lure more customers owing to its lower price
Hyundai Alcazar is the company’s second attempt at the D1-segment SUVs. It is an extended version of the South Korean company’s ever-popular Creta.
Hyundai has made a new base variant for the Alcazar named, Prestige Executive which will sit below the previous base variant, Prestige. Hyundai has axed a few features that the Prestige variant got, in the new base model Prestige Executive. Alcazar is already offered in six variants as of now: Prestige, Prestige (O), Platinum, Platinum (0), Signature and Signature (O). The base model Prestige is available already in 6 and 7-seater configurations powered by both petrol and diesel engines that are coupled with both manual and automatic transmissions.
Prestige Executive comes in 4 exact configurations which are, Prestige Executive 6-seater with 1.5L diesel MT, 7-seater 1.5L diesel MT, 7-seater 2L petrol MT and 7-seater 1.5L diesel AT. The 6-seater layout in Prestige Executive trim is just available as a diesel manual. The petrol engine misses out on an automatic transmission with the new base model.
The main feature that has been dropped by Hyundai is the large 10.25″ touchscreen infotainment system which been replaced with a smaller 8″ unit that gets wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. This new system only gets one mic in the entire cabin where the Prestige variant gets two.
But it still retains voice commands and gets 4 speakers and two tweeters.
Prestige variant starts from Rs. 16.4 lakh (ex-sh). 15,89,400, 6&7-seater diesel MT costs Rs.
Prestige Executive 7-seater Petrol MT costs Rs. 17,77,300. This makes the new Alcazar Prestige
Executive cheaper by Rs 55k, compared to the non-executive variants.