2017 Hyundai Tucson Changes

2017 Hyundai Tucson is expected in the second half of 2016. Compared to the 2016 model year, there will be no changes. Slight cosmetic changes, which involve only the decorative details.

Third generation Tucson SUV was introduced for 2016 model year. The new model has arrived with great promotions and a complete redesign. The new generation returned the original name Tucson, and as such is sold in all markets. Hyundai ix35, which is sold on the European market, will be called Tucson, as well as in other world markets.

In relation to the second-generation model, the new Tucson is completely different. Many dare say it’s better. New Tucson got a different line, which has improved the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The front and the rear are significantly altered. For the new vehicle design is deserving new note design, called Fluidic Sculpture 2.0. Development of design was entrusted to the company’s section in Germany. The front end of the vehicle has received new design of the front grille and trapezoidal headlights with lots of LED accents. On the back side are noticeable changes in design and size of the light group. The lights are larger and give the 3D effect. In the interior of the vehicle is noticeable increasing number of benefits and extras. Also the level of workmanship and materials are much better quality.

2017 Hyundai Tucson

2017 Hyundai Tucson Specs

The new Hyundai Tucson is “increased” compared to its predecessor. New vehicle dimensions are 4,447 l/1,850 w/ 1,650 h mm, while the wheelbase is 2,670 mm. The clearance of the vehicle is 175 mm, which can be a problem when switching from asphalt roads to the conditions of off-road driving. However, 2017 Hyundai Tucson is a safe and comfortable family car or as a car for every occasion.

Engines for US market

2017 Tucson will be offered with a 2.0-liter GDI DOHC 4-cylinder engine and 1.6-liter Turbo GDI DOHC 4-cylinder engine. These engines are responsible for the operation of the models on the US market. 2.0-liter engine delivers 164 horsepower and mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. In contrast, the 1.6-liter Turbo engine is mated to a 7-speed EcoShiht DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission). Its power is 175 horsepower. Customers can choose the version with 4×2 or 4×4.

Europe engines

Customers in the European market have a greater choice of powertrains. 2017 Hyundai Tucson, for this market, will offer two petrol and two diesel engines.

1.6-liter GDI petrol engine developing 132 horsepower coupled with a six-speed transmissions, manual or automatic.

1.6-liter T-GDI petrol engine is mated to a seven-speed transmission, and customers can choose manual gear or DCT. Also there are versions with FWD or AWD. This engine develops 177 horsepower.

1.7-liter CRDi diesel engine delivers 115 horsepower with a 6-speed manual transmission and FWD.

2.0-liter CRDi diesel engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission MT or AT and FWD or AWD. Its maximum power is 185 horsepower at 4,000 rpm, with 400 Nm of torque at 1.750 to 2.750 rpm.

Price of 2017 Tucson

Customers in the US market will be available four versions of the new model. Version with SE trim level will cost about $ 23,000, ECO version will cost about $ 24,000, 2017 Tucson SPORT will have price about $ 26,000, while the version with LIMITED tag cost around $ 30,000.

On the European market, base 2017 Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI will have a price of around € 19,000, while the most expensive model with a 2.0 CRDi , AWD and the highest equipment package will cost around € 34,000.

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