The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is a compact sporty crossover SUV, which will be presented by the Korean manufacturer at the next Geneva Motor Show. This car has grown a little bit in comparison to its predecessors. It is made up of 50 % higher strength steel and rear base has been stretched by 1.2 inches. Jaw dropping features and exclusive design has put it in the limelight. Dimensional changes have increased cargo capacity significantly.
2017 Hyundai Tucson: Engine Options and Specs
There are two engine versions available in 2017 Hyundai Tucson. The first is 2.0 liters naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. Another one is 1.6 liter four-cylinder turbo-charged engine which comes matted with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. In comparison, the one with low capacity has better performance and is in demand worldwide. This has turbo-charged four cylinders with power of 175 horsepower. If you are a sprint rider, the 195 lb.-ft. of torque will not disappoint you. As we already say gearbox with 7-speed duo clutch automatic will compensate the low thrust with a fun and soothing ride. The 2.0-liter engine has a power of 164 hp and 151 lb.-ft. of torque. Every car manufacturing and developing company is fighting to get more mileage, even if the figures are in fractions. The engineers of 2017 Hyundai Tucson are successful in giving an efficiency of 24 mpg in cities and 28 mpg on the highways. But your daily ride covers both then you will not get more than 26 mpg.
On the European car market you can also find 1.7-liter diesel engine with 115 hp and also 2.0-liter diesel engine with power of 136 hp or 186 hp.
2017 Hyundai Tucson: New Design and Gadgets
Overview inside the 2017 Tucson is not less than a cockpit. Almost all daily-use gadgets can be synchronized with the system and without leaving your steering you can operate all of them. The new dashboard is made of hard plastic which is lighter, if weighed. A good navigation along with individual temperature controller, which sets separate temperature of driver and passenger, is going to be available. The gigantic panoramic glass roof of 2017 Hyundai Tucson gives an elegant touch and makes it unique among its class. Safety has been tightened more to avoid risk of losing a customer’s life.
LED headlights and OLED taillights are not a matter of attraction as it was few years back. This vehicle has been designed to match up its performance. Its overall body structure is 18 % harder than its earlier models. The bulging taillights have gained much popularity. Tires are able to control high speed turnings and long bumpy rides. The common problem of cargo storage is now solved. This car has the storage capacity of 62 cubic feet. Yes! You heard it right. The seat at the back gets folded easily and gives a space of 62 cubic feet on a horizontal surface. Tucson is coming up with power lift gates, where if you stand in front of the hatch door for few seconds, it will automatically lift up. This is very beneficial if you have grocery in your both hands.
2017 Hyundai Tucson: Price and Rivals
Though it is not the fastest car of its segment, but driving a Tucson can give you a feeling of connection. The Mazda and the Ford Escape however gives a good fight when it comes to sales. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is expected to hit market by the early months of 2017 and the cost shall vary from $24,000 to $33,000.