Over the last few years, the Korean carmaker has made the largest breakthrough on the market with Tucson compact SUV. For that reason, 2018 Hyundai Tucson will play a significant role in this segment. It will offer some new updates especially into the cabin with additional features. Changes on the exterior will be minor because just two years ago it went through a redesign. Actually, current, third generation was unveiled in the second half of 2015. It has gained sophisticated technologies, safety features, and beautiful design.
However, the Hyundai is not living from old glory; it has tried to continue to improve areas where it has weaknesses. If you take a little peek into chronology you can see interesting detail about its name. Tucson is named after the city of Tucson, Arizona. To return to the subject, new Tucson can expect a turbo engine with more power and improved fuel economy.
2018 Hyundai Tucson – Exterior Design
So, the vehicle will be handsome with an aerodynamic body and new exterior colors. On the front side dominates trapezoidal chrome grille with horizontal bars and badge in the middle. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson has retained LED headlights, stylish alloy wheels, and slope roof line with a quarter window in the corner. Last but not least, rear end has a beautiful tailgate with new taillights and double exhaust pipes. Maybe it should introduce more novelties on this iteration but designers have assumed that it is not necessary. The global Fluid design language is up-to-date but you can expect more changes in the future. If you are interested in chassis you must know that it will be taken from Hyundai Elantra.
2018 Hyundai Tucson – Trim Available
2018 Hyundai Tucson is available in SE, Eco, Sport and Limited trim. Each of them offers specific materials, devices and user options. Perhaps the Eco trim level is interesting because it has a chic design with a soft-touch material such as leather, quality plastic etc. Furthermore, this trim option brings weight loss and better rates of fuel economy. If you select Limited trim then you get Blue Web link navigation system, five-touch inch infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and much more. Selection of trim, of course, depends on your needs and what kind of purpose should it satisfy.
2018 Hyundai Tucson – Engines
According to earlier reports of the carmaker, two different engines were available for North America market. But this time accent is the one engine and it is turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Especially we must mention that engine belongs to Eco family of engines. It will produce power higher than current 168 horsepower. Acceleration is better than before, so progress is certainly made. The engine will come with six-speed automatic transmission and seven-speed DCT. Further, automatic transmission sends power to front wheels or all four wheels.
2018 Hyundai Tucson – Price
The release date is scheduled for second half of 2017. The price of 2018 Hyundai Tucson SE starts from $23,500. For luxury trim options it grows for a couple thousand dollars.