The Hyundai Tucson is brand’s entry-level small crossover SUV. As per its proportions, it takes a position between the compact and subcompact market and can be considered as an alternative to the vehicles such as Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, etc. With this model, you will get the stylish vehicle with the versatility of the compact crossover but also peppy turbocharged powertrain, comfortable journey, prime safety scores and contemporary technology features. The next version of this model is 2018 Hyundai Tucson and it should carry moderate changes.
NEW FOR 2018:
The third-generation of the Tucson entered the scene for the 2016 model and this redesign helped it to improve sales. More appealing, much more comfortable, greater equipped and greater on the road, the new-generation Tucson must get your attention. But, the Tucson received a few technology upgrades and some interior tweaks for the 2017 model as well. On the other hand, the 2018 version must carry some technology and safety features to lower cut levels and new color choices will undoubtedly be available.
2018 HYUNDAI TUCSON: STYLING
The exterior design of the upcoming 2018 Hyundai Tucson will not vary from that what we could see on the current model. The last redesign made this vehicle somewhat more desirable and aggressive. The model accessories brand’s “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0” design language which debuted on the Genesis sedan. It even offers several similarities having its larger relative, the Santa Fe.
The front fascia of this model includes brand’s common hexagonal grille design that has three horizontal bars and is flanked by sharp headlights which match nicely to its design. Perfectly sculpted front fender also adds in to its front-end appearance.
But, the Tucson is nothing less desirable from the profile side thanks to the pronounced fenders and beltline. The dynamic design also continues to its rear side wherever it features contemporary taillights and nice contours in the bumper area.
Inside, it features easy but powerful design. The dash is well-arranged with functional regulates and substance quality is satisfactory. The new model might carry some upgrades in substance quality that may increase model’s value.
On the other hand, the Tucson will also be comfortable and will offer contemporary technology and safety features. It will contain comfortable front chairs with improved power functionality. The brand’s infotainment system by having an 8-inch touchscreen and smartphone compatibility will also be accessible but we assume so it will not be reserved for the top Restricted trim as it is in the current version.
More complex safety features must also be available in lower trims. The model will offer lane change support, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure caution, copy sensors, pedestrian recognition and automatic braking, etc.
2018 HYUNDAI TUCSON: POWERTRAINS, MPG
On the mechanical front, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson can come with familiar engine options. The base Tucson are certain to get power from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine uses strong injection and can produce 164 hp and 151 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission routes power to typical front-wheel get and all-wheel drive is optional.
The fuel economy will stay close to the current ratings. Expect 26 mpg coupled with FWD and 23 mpg with AWD.
On the other hand, a turbocharged and direct-injected 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine will produce 175 hp and torque of 195 lb-ft. It comes in set with the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Accessible with this engine will also be front- and all-wheel drive. FWD will reunite around 28 mpg combined while with the AWD it should be 27 mpg combined.
2018 HYUNDAI TUCSON: ARRIVAL, PRICE
Assume that 2018 Hyundai Tucson will arrive in summer 2017. We’d see some price increase because of more gear that ought to be accessible in the lower trims. The current version starts from $22, 700.