Hyundai’s reputation for innovation and automotive excellence reaches new heights with the introduction of the Hyundai Tucson Diesel N Line, specifically tailored for the dynamic South African market
Engine: 2,0-litre turbocharged diesel engine
POWER: 137 kW @ 4 000 rpm
TORQUE: 416 Nm @ 2 000 – 2 750 rpm
0–100 KM/H: 9,2 seconds (approx)
PRICE From: R799 900
This remarkable vehicle doesn’t just embody style and power – it embraces adventure with its exceptional all-wheel drive (AWD) capability. The fusion of N Line performance enhancements and an advanced AWD system makes the Tucson Diesel N Line a true powerhouse, ready to conquer the diverse landscapes and terrains that South Africa has to offer.
Design and exterior
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson Diesel N Line’s captivating exterior design and bold character lines hint at its capabilities. With a stance that exudes confidence, this vehicle combines aesthetics with athleticism, making it a head-turner on South African roads.
However, it’s the integration of AWD technology that takes the Tucson Diesel N Line’s prowess to a whole new level, ensuring that it’s not just a showpiece but a reliable companion for both urban and off-road adventures.
Performance and powertrain
At the heart of the 2024 Hyundai Tucson Diesel N Line is a high-performance diesel engine delivering a substantial 137 kW and an impressive 416 Nm of torque. This powertrain, specifically designed for South African conditions, ensures that the Tucson Diesel N Line boasts excellent acceleration, making highway merges and overtaking a breeze.
What truly sets this vehicle apart is its all-wheel drive system. The AWD capability enables the Tucson Diesel N Line to distribute power efficiently to all four wheels, providing enhanced traction, stability, and control, especially on slippery or uneven surfaces. Whether navigating through gravel roads, sandy terrains, or wet conditions, the AWD system optimises performance, offering drivers confidence and peace of mind.
South Africa’s diverse landscapes call for a vehicle that can handle a variety of terrains. The 2024 Hyundai Tucson Diesel N Line rises to the challenge with its advanced AWD technology. Whether embarking on a rugged off-road adventure or navigating through mountainous trails, the vehicle’s AWD system ensures that power is distributed to the wheels with the most grip, allowing for surefooted progress across challenging surfaces.
Interior and technology
Inside the cabin of the Tucson Diesel N Line, South African drivers are greeted by a sophisticated yet functional interior that complements the vehicle’s adventurous spirit. The N Line enhancements continue to the interior, with sport seats designed for both comfort and support, ensuring an enjoyable ride, no matter the terrain.
Technological features, including an intuitive infotainment system and advanced driver-assistance technologies, contribute to a connected and safe driving experience. The AWD system works seamlessly with these technologies, enhancing the Tucson Diesel N Line’s overall performance and ensuring a smooth journey.
The 2024 Hyundai Tucson Diesel N Line designed for the South African market stands as a testament to Hyundai’s commitment to innovation and excellence. Beyond its striking design and powerful diesel engine, it’s the advanced all-wheel drive system that truly sets this vehicle apart. With its ability to conquer a range of terrains, from city streets to off-road trails, the Tucson Diesel N Line is not just a vehicle – it’s a reliable companion for every adventure, delivering performance, confidence and excitement to drivers exploring South Africa’s diverse landscapes.
Azim Omar CA(SA), EY-Parthenon Transaction Strategy Leader