The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is known for its quick decisions and wisely so. The car would be the third generation of the crossover SUV. The interiors and exteriors of the car have not been touched much, which is a good thing as they are updated, so is the equipment and engine. The car is priced above $24,000 which means that the vehicle is going to be well balanced in all aspects. Main rivals of the new Hyundai Tucson 2018 should be Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue.
2018 Hyundai Tucson changes redesign
The fluidic design as the car maker would like to car it is one of the most sought after feature in the car. Probably it is the main reason why several of them are considering purchasing one in the first place. It comes with a 5-seat SUV having a fluidic sculpture 2.0 body language which is implemented on the Santa Fe. The car comes with sharp LED headlights and a trapezoidal grille which is on the modified back side and on the front. It will run on 19-inch alloy wheels and it will be equipped with Smart power liftgate.
The interiors of the Hyundai cars are always something to drool over. The same can be said about this car. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson will have more aggressive look than before. The reliability of the entire equipment of the Tuscan has been taken care of. The wheelbase is larger and comes with more space for passengers with new leather seats which are with red-wine colored leather.
The dashboard comes with a HVAC control interface, while on central stack you will find standard 5-inch LCD touchscreen display with integrated rearview camera. It will feature Apple Siri system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto implementation. Higher models will be equipped with Navigation and Pandora Internet radio integrated in the multimedia system.
New Hyundai Tucson 2018 mpg specs
The car maker was never known for producing engines which are a massive hit in the market. The same can be said the new Hyundai Tucson 2018. The power under the hood of the new Hyundai Tucson 2018 will be the same. According to sources, there are two same units as before for the upcoming crossover SUV. The Base SE models come with the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine which can produce 165 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed auto. Higher trim levels come with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 175 horses and 195 lb-ft of torque. This engine will come mated to 7-speed automatic gearbox. It is a front wheel drive and has higher trims. They all come with all-wheel drive setups.
For better fuel economy and “tree lovers” there will be available, hydrogen-powered Tucson Fuel Cell car. It will come with 134 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. Transmission is single-speed for 50 MPGe of combined fuel economy.
2018 Hyundai Tucson release date and price
So far the release date of the new Hyundai Tucson 2018 has not being announced. The Korean car giant has never taken things lightly and will be keeping an eye on the market and how the other car makers of the Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 who have announced their upgrades, would release theirs. Hence it would only seem fair that the Korean car maker does its act quickly. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is priced under $24,000, which makes it competitively priced.