The Hyundai Tucson 2018 model is designed for adventure. It is a hardworking UV with features that make it possible for the car to withstand tougher roads and rough driving situations. The SUV performs on the hard road well enough but it can also glide on the city roads, which makes it easy to but it in the same league as the Honda CR-V and the Ford Escape.
Hyundai Tucson 2018 – Exterior and Interior Changes
The 5-seat Hyundai Tucson 2018 SUV has a company’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 body design that has been used on the Hyundai Santa Fe model. The exterior has a trapezoidal shaped grille, LED lights that are sharper than the previous model and a backside that looks bigger than before. The back has a lower bumper and thinner taillights that give it a sportier look. As far as SUV’s go, the Hyundai Tucson has pushed the limits of what defines what makes a good SUV great. The car comes in a variety of exciting colors ranging from Coliseum gray, Ash Black, Mojave sand, Ruby wine and Caribbean blue.
The new Hyundai Tucson has a touchscreen embedded in a metallic looking bezel. The dashboard will also have HVAC controls but the rest of the technological additions have yet to be confirmed but the Korean Manufacturer is known for coming up with the latest technology in their models. The seats come upholstered with leather and the rest of the finishes are made to complete the richness and the quality oft the leather. Overall the inside looks luxurious which comes a little unexpected for a car that was created for off-road performance. This will be one among the best Hyundai models.
The cabin has been improved to give the passengers more space and room for cargo. The calculated space roughly measures 101.9 cubic feet for passenger space and 25.7 cubic feet for the cargo. The back seta can be folded flat to increase the cargo space to 565.8 cubic feet.
Hyundai Tucson 2018 – Engine Specs
The Hyundai Tucson 2018 engine will have a standard 2.5-liter engine that can produce 195 horsepower. The engine will be mated with a six speed automatic transmission. The fuel efficiency of the car is rates at 29 mpg on highways and 23 mpg on city roads. There will be other engine versions on offer for people who want a front wheel drive and a turbo model for the sports version. Engine varieties might include a 2.0-l four-cylinder engine capable of delivering 165 horsepower and 150 lb-ft of torque, a 1.6-l turbocharged that can deliver 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The car comes as a front wheel drive but not everyone will be happy with this especially those people who will be looking for a serious rugged SUV which the Hyundai Tucson 2018 model claims to be.
Hyundai Tucson 2018 – Release Date and Price
The Korean manufacturer has yet to announce the release date of the new Hyundai Tucson 2018 model but if it is expected to be around the beginning of 2018. The car is expected to come at the base price of $23,500.