Korean Automakers Hyundai is one of the biggest automobile manufacturers in Asia. Not only one of the biggest in Asia but currently they are gaining popularity all across Europe and North America with their High quality family cars at economical prices. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is a compact SUV from the Korean Automobile giant which has been in the market since 2005. Currently, it is in its third generation of production.
Manufacturing of Hyundai Tucsonhad started from 2015. Therefore, one would not expect any massive change in the 2017 Hyundai Tucson. 2017 version will also come in the traditional five doors and front engine body. As expected, both front wheel drive and all wheel drive options would be available.
2017 Hyundai Tucson Specs
In order to satisfy a wide range of consumers Hyundai always brings out their vehicles in several Trim levels. The base trim level would be ‘SE’, that is the Standard Equipment version. If you want better performance you can go for the ‘Sport’ version. It will come with 19 inch alloy wheel, blind spot monitoring system and several other safety features.
There would also be ‘Eco’ trim level available for 2017 Hyundai Tucson which clearly represents Hyundai’s effort to move towards eco-friendly vehicles. The top Trim level is ‘Limited’ version.
There would not be any significant changes in design segment of 2017 Hyundai Tucson. The flat body with a curved rear section and short front bonnet would be retained. The sports edition will come with highly powerful LED lights.
2017 Hyundai Tucson contains some technological features such as – satellite navigation system, Bluetooth connection; hands-free calling, Wi-Fi hotspot, branded audio player, center console, large touch screen display, air bags, seat belts, cruise control, car parking assistance through rear view camera, etc.
2017 Hyundai Tucson, actually being a compact crossover type vehicle relies on three crucial engine element such as power, performance and fuel economy. Designing an engine that offers these three elements is a real challenge. Engineers have suggested that all new Tucson will come with such a unique drivetrain. Under its hood, a 2.0-liter 4- cylinder inline 4 system is present featuring base version which can generate nearly 164 hp and 151 lb-ft torque.
Another one can be a 1.6-liter turbocharged which delivers roughly 175 hp and 195 pound-feet of torque. Lastly, the most powerful one constitutes a 2.5-liter turbo charged that produces about 195 hp as well as 215 lb-ft of torque. These drivetrain are mated through 6-speed automatic transmission system.
Performances are quite standard as expected. Drivetrain provides an average mileage rate of 23 mpg on city streets whereas 29 mpg on highways. Overall every statics of these engine variants look quite world class.
Price and Release Date
Hyundai hasn’t yet published any official information about neither price of 2017 Hyundai Tucson nor its release date. The company has always tried to keep prices standard. Its base price seems to be $21,500. By 2017’s beginning, it will surely be released all over.