Named after an American desert town, styled in Germany, and built in South Korea, the Tucson is a globe-trotting go-getter.
It’s value packed, too—touchscreen infotainment with satellite radio is standard. Limited models have nav and leather seats.
A 164-hp 2.0-liter four, a six-speed automatic, and front-drive are standard; a 175-hp 1.6-liter turbo four, seven-speed automatic, and all-wheel drive are optional. The Eco model got 25 mpg in our testing, only 1 mpg better than a turbo we tested.
- Price-18.99L onwards
- Top Speed-129 mph
- Horse Power-175 hp
- 0-60-7.4 sec
- Seating Capacity-5 seater
HYUNDAI TUCSON INTERIOR:
The interiors are not as dramatic as the exterior but premium nonetheless. The Tucson is a five-seater SUV and gets a spacious cabin. The top spec variant gets an electrically adjustable driver seat while the rear seats can be reclined and also split 60-40 and folded up as well.
Two-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlamps, cruise control and push-button start are standard along with electrically foldable wing mirrors.
The dashboard is dominated by the touchscreen display at the centre with steering-mounted audio controls.It gets USB, AUX, Bluetooth connectivity along with GPS navigation.
For safety, dual front airbags with ABS and EBD are standard across the range with the top-spec car getting six airbags.
HYUNDAI TUCSON ENGINES:
The 2.0-litre four cylinder turbo-diesel belts out 182bhp of power and 400Nm of torque and comes mated to six-speed manual and automatic transmissions. The 153bhp, 192Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol also comes with similar six-speed manual and automatic options.
The Tucson gets only the front-wheel drive setup as of now expect the torque-on demand all-wheel drive