After much teasing, Hyundai Motor Company recently launched the all-new Hyundai Tucson. The new fourth-generation Tucson is a global model, with a long-wheelbase variant[i] and a short-wheelbase variant[ii] for meeting various customer needs.
Since the introduction, Hyundai have moved more than 7 million units around the globe. The new Hyundai Tucson is expected to bring cutting-edge design, roominess, class-leading digital capabilities, dynamic ride and handling and excellent fuel efficiency.
The exterior styling of the new Tucson expresses Hyundai’s evolving Sensuous Sportiness design identity. The front of the new Tucson have a kinetic jewel design that make the SUV stands out. Hyundai manage to integrate the new innovative half-mirror type daytime running lamps (DRLs) that are assimilated seamlessly within the parametric grille. The rear also mirrors the kinetic design as the front where the full-width taillight incorporates half-hidden triangular shapes that are only visible when lit.
For the Tucson’s interior, Hyundai blends technology and information seamlessly. To lighten the mood, the ambient mood lighting is adjustable to 64 colors in 10 levels of brightness. Hyundai offers three new technologies for the interior, including a vertically stacked, dual 10.25-inch full-touch screen exempt of hard buttons, a multi-air ventilation system and an open, hoodless digital gauge cluster. These features create a high-tech, fresh and exciting ambience, with cushioned materials on high-touch areas, various material applications based on the frequency of interface and a premium presence.
The new Tucson will be powered by a wide variety of powertrain from the Hyundai stable. The 1st powertrain is the 2.5L inline 4 direct injection engine that produces 190PS and 250Nm of torque. The 2nd powertrain is the 1.6L turbo direct injection engine with hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain. This set up produces around 230PS and a total torque figure of 350Nm.
Tucson offers more safety features than ever. The Hyundai SmartSense safety feature suite includes: Highway Driving Assist (HDA), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with pedestrian detection, Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Blind-Spot View Monitor, Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Surround View Monitor, Reverse Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist (RPCA), Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA), High Beam Assist (HBA), and Driver Attention Warning (DAW). The all-new Tucson is available with advanced technology features including Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA) Advanced Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with Stop and Go and Safe Exit Warning (SEW).