Hyundai Tucson N-Line

Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel: A Symphony Of Sportiness And Sophistication

In the realm of SUVs, where practicality meets performance, Hyundai has elevated the game with the release of the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel in South Africa.


  • This flagship model, adorned with the N-Line treatment, brings a heightened sense of style.
  • It also promises a dynamic driving experience that merges the best of family comfort and motorsport-inspired flair.
  • The Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel asserts its presence with a design that reflects Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ identity.
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The Sandton Times took the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel for a week long test-drive around greater Sandton, to get a real feel for what this release from the Korean car manufacturer can do – and what a ride it was.


Sharp lines, angles, and a signature parametric jewel pattern defines the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel exterior, creating a visual symphony of power and elegance. The N-Line edition takes it a step further, incorporating refined motor-driven power steering and adjusted suspension settings for an exhilarating driving experience. At the front, the grille stands tall and wide, adorned with parametric jewels that catch the light at every angle. A sportier bumper, larger air intake, and bezels framing the headlamps complete the bold front facade.


Step inside, and the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel welcomes you with sophistication and sportiness. Inspired by waterfalls, the interior features flowing forms that harmonize with N-Line styling. Sporty seats, adorned with black suede and leather coverings and bold stitching, beckon the driver to experience comfort and performance in unison.


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The dedicated steering wheel, leather gear shift knob, metal foot pedals, and doorstep inserts showcase meticulous attention to detail. A black headliner adds an extra dash of sportiness to the interior. Image: Hyundai

Technological marvels include a digital 10.25-inch open instrument cluster, an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a wireless charging pad for seamless connectivity.


Under the hood, the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel boasts a 2.0-liter turbocharged CRDi diesel engine, paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and HTRAC All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system. Delivering 137 kW at 4’000 rpm and 416 Nm of torque between 2’000 and 2’750 rpm, this powerhouse accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.4 seconds.


The real star is its frugal diesel consumption of 6.5 liters/100 km, making it an eco-conscious choice without compromising on performance. The HTRAC AWD system, with selectable drive modes like Normal, Eco, Sport, and Smart, ensures confident control in various conditions. Terrain Mode, with settings for Snow, Mud, and Sand, adds versatility for off-road enthusiasts.


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The Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel is a bold statement in the SUV landscape, blending athleticism with elegance. Image: Hyundai

Safety is key in the Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel, featuring Hyundai’s Smart Sense safety systems. From Smart Cruise Control to Blind-spot Collision Avoidance Assist and Lane Keep Assist, the Tucson N Line prioritizes driver and passenger well-being. Forward Collision Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and a comprehensive airbag system underscore Hyundai’s commitment to safety.


The Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel is not just about style and performance; it’s a package deal. Priced at R799’900, it comes with a 7-year/200’000 km warranty, a 6-year/90’000 km service plan, and 7-year/150’000 km roadside assistance. This comprehensive offering ensures peace of mind for the discerning driver.


Whether navigating city streets or venturing off-road, this SUV stands as a testament to Hyundai‘s commitment to innovation, design, and a thrilling driving experience. The Hyundai Tucson N-Line Diesel is not just a vehicle; it’s a lifestyle choice for those who seek a fusion of sportiness and sophistication.


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