Third generation of Hyundai’s compact crossover is ready to take on the market. New 2016 Hyundai Tucson comes in larger size and a more attractive design.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
New model comes with slightly larger dimensions and features a more aggressive design. Both front and back side of the vehicle are redesigned and come with some exciting improvements. Hexagonal grille is revised while the new headlights come with the LED technology. The back side features new taillights, lower bumper, and a redesigned tailgate that gives the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson a more elegant and fresh appearance. Thanks to the increase in size, the cabin of the new model comes with more passenger and cargo space. It is equipped with a lot of premium, soft-touch materials that contribute to the attractive look of the new model. Seats provide high level of comfort and come with both heating and cooling options. Hyundai also made sure to include a variety of the latest technological features that make this model more practical and more advanced than ever.
2016 HYUNDAI TUCSON ENGINE
Hyundai offers a couple of options for the engine of the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The first option is a 2.0-liter inline-4 engine that is capable of delivering 164 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and comes with either a front-wheel drive or the all-wheel drive system. Fuel economy ratings for this unit are at 23 mpg for the city drive and 29 mpg on the highway for the front-wheel drive, while for the all-wheel drive system they will be at 21 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. This engine comes with a SE trim, while the Eco, Sport and Limited trims come with a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine. This unit is able to produce 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and comes with a 7-speed automatic gearbox.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
If you are interested in purchasing the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson, you do not have to wait any longer. New model is just starting to show up in dealerships across the US. Price for the base model starts at $22,700 and it goes up to around $33,000 for the higher trim levels.