The 2018 Hyundai Tucson will be the upcoming model by the manufacturer. Hyundai, a well-known brand from the land of South Korea had announced the launch of Tucson’s fourth generation model. The officials of Hyundai has been seen dodging questions on its release date and specifications, resulted in less information. As you all know, the car was introduced in 2004, and is a successful four-door crossover; got its name from a small town in Arizona. Until the car gets released, there will be many questions popping up. Here we try to solve some of these queries:
2018 Hyundai Tucson: Styling Changes and New Features
The 2018 Hyundai Tucson will have a completely new styling and really impressive outlook. It has got bi-functional HID headlamps with LED positioning lamps along with electric folding outside mirrors. The compound curves on either of the sides are exclusively matched with enhanced aerodynamics, much like the older versions. On the back, improvisations have been done with a rear spoiler and eye-catching rear combination LED lights competent to its dynamic design. The masculine finishing touch is worth mentioning and goes well with the sleek roof rails on the ceiling.
Hyundai Tucson is a beast designed under modern engineering, and it has got many rivals. Some of them are worth mentioning like Honda CRV, Mazda CX-5, Nissan Rogue, Ford Escape and Toyota Rav4.
Smart cruise control, blind spot detection, lane departure warning system, and autonomous emergency braking are probably the latest add-ons inside 2018 Hyundai Tucson. Its elegant interior can be described only by relating it with an executive ride. The car is available in four basic shades, and these are black, gray, beige and burgundy. Both comfort and space will be in abundance along with new technologies such as integrated memory seats, steering wheel remote controls, heated and ventilated seats along with power adjustments.
On the eve of Geneva show, Hyundai came up with its fourth generation concept variants. One is hybrid electric, and the other is a diesel-powered plug-in hybrid. Its hybrid variant will be of 2.0 liters turbocharged diesel engine with an electric motor, producing 144 Hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. The combination eventually, can bring increment of 10 percent in the power generation.
Another hybrid model is a 1.7-liter diesel engine, accompanied by 67 HP generating from the electric motor. The motor is equipped with 10.7 kWh lithium-ion polymer batteries that can cover 50 miles on single charge. The car will also be likely to get better fuel economy on city roads and highways.
Price and Release
The official notification for 2018 Hyundai Tucson is yet to come so there is no fixed price tag for this car. It is expected to cost more than $24,000 for its base model; that is a front-wheel drive vehicle. All-Drive wheel models are going to cost more than the cars of the same segment. Picking its SE trim can be a wise decision in its class. It is expected to be release in last quarter of 2017.