World premiere of Hyundai Mufasa at Auto Shanghai 2023

By CARSIFU | 20 April 2023

SHANGHAI: In a world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2023, Hyundai Motor debuted Mufasa, a compact SUV specifically designed for China, with a launch planned for the first half of this year.

Hyundai says the Mufasa's elegant body are based on Hyundai’s design identity of ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ and was developed with the concept of advanced amenities and best-in-class space.

At its front, the Mufasa has a parametrically patterned radiator grille and vertical headlamps.

At its rear, its futuristic oval combination lamps and clean tail lamps give a premium look.

The compact SUV’s dimensions are 4,475 mm in length, 1,850 mm in width, 1,665 mm in height and 2,680 mm in wheelbase.

The powertrain will be available in a single trim level with a 2.0L petrol engine, delivering a peak power output of 160 ps and a maximum torque of 193 Nm.

Carsifu Hyundai Mufasa 2023 (4)

Highlights include the best-in-class trunk capacity of 450 liters, folding 6:4 second-row seat and smart device features, such as smart connectivity system and 12.3-inch dual screen.

Also, there is an array of advanced convenience features, such as PM 2.5 air purification system that can filter microfine dust to keep the air fresh and clean in the car, Bluetooth key, wireless charging system for smartphones and electric tailgate.

The Mufasa is also equipped with various best-in-class driver’s assistant systems including Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist-Junction Turning (FCA-JT), Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC) and Highway Driving Assist (HDA).