The all new 2017 Hyundai Tucson is going to rock the market with a peppy and fuel-efficient turbocharged engine, hush ride, adult-friendly backseat, heat-turning exterior style, and advanced safety features galore.
The newest Tucson comes with what the automaker terms “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0” design language that also characterized the designs of the existing model.
Exterior Design: The front end of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson will have a powerful hexagonal radiator grille, LED headlamps & DRLs and a prominent bumper. In the rear end, there is modern exhaust twin nozzles, LED taillights, and an auto-open tailgate. Other notable exterior highlights include panoramic glass sunroof and side mirrors with turn signal.
Interior Design: The major highlight in the interior of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson will be equipment with leather trim in almost all the cabin components. Seating space will be enough for all passengers, and a roomy compartment will be provided at the back to hold some luggage.
In addition, the new Tucson will have a modern infotainment system consisting of an 8-inch color touchscreen, a navigation unit, a phone integration system and a rear-view camera. It also includes a dual-zone climate control, a functional instrument panel and a premium audio system.
Power and Efficiency: The newest SUV model will be powered by a 1.6-liter I4 or 2.0-liter I4 engine. The 1.6-liter engine is rated 175 hp and 195 lb-ft while the 2.0-liter engine has a capacity of 164 hp and 151 lb-ft.
The engines will be backed by 7-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission or 6-speed automatic transmission systems. Top speed estimated at 129 mph.
The fuel consumption will be 25/30 mpg for the engine with 1,6 liter, and 23/31 mpg for the 2,0-liter engine.
Safety Features: Emergency stop signal, hill start to assist control, vehicle dynamic control, electronic stability control, seat belts, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, airbags, parking assist, adaptive cruise control and security alarms.
Price and Availability: The base model of the newest 2017 Hyundai Tucson will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $24,000 while the top trim level will be retailing at $31,000. The car will become available for sale in late 2016 or in early 2017.