2016 model year third generation Hyundai Tuscon was presented officially in the Geneva Motor Show International, which held in March 2015. Immediately after the world premiere of the car it will put on the conveyor in the Czech Republic and South Korea, and in the third quarter of this year, the model will go on sale. On the European market, its price depending on the equipment options range from 22 to 35 thousand euros. The US pricing is unknown yet but expected to start at $23 000.
Release date: late 2015
2016 Hyundai Tucson photos
2016 Hyundai Tucson new exterior design and dimensions
Even with a glimpse at the 2016 model year Hyundai Tucson, you can easily notice the similarity of design trends with its “elder brother” Hyundai Santa Fe. The car has a smooth, angular shapes and sloping roofline. Massive polygonal false radiator grille is chrome-decorated, and the long headlights reach fenders. By the way, in the most expensive trim level 2016 Hyundai Tucson gets all-LED headlights. Sides and hood of the crossover SUV became more prominent, and wheel arches was slightly increased in size.
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Tailgate gets a small spoiler, and rear pillars have a bigger angle of inclination. Elongated rear lights are placed higher and make the car visually broader.
The new five-door 2016 Hyundai Tucson built on the platform of the previous generation, but the crossover is slightly increased in size. Now the car length reaches 176 in (447.5 centimeters, 6.5 cm added), the width is 72,8 in (185 cm), but the height of the car dropped to 64,7 inches (164.5 centimeters). The length of the wheelbase has also increased to 105 inches (267 centimeters, +3 cm).
2016 Hyundai Tucson interior design
Comparing to its predecessor, the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson interior design is more throughout and better materials are used. The plastic in some places get aluminum-like silver lining. The interior of the new car has a classic five-seat layout. The steering wheel with three spokes slightly decreased in size. The front panel in the cabin received design which remains wings of a bird.
The dashboard had optitron backlight and on-board computer display will now be colored. Along the edges of the dashboard dials of the speedometer and tachometer are located. Inside the first one is a sensor of fuel remaining in the tank, and inside the second one is engine temperature gauge. A dominant place in the center console holds multimedia system with 8-inch touch screen.
As for the luggage compartment, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson crossover trunk capacity with seats unfolded have increased to approximately 18,1 cubic ft (513 liters).
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2016 Hyundai Tucson equipment
It is worth noting that the new car has received an expanded list of additional equipment. After a generational change for Hyundai Tucson the following equipment will be available: electronic parking assistant, electric tailgate with sensor for non-contact opening, ventilation function for the first row seats.
A number of electronic driver assistance is also available, including dead zones monitoring system, lane control system, road signs recognition and emergency automatic braking. Among the security systems ABS, ECS and EBD are also available. In addition, even in the basic version, the new Tucson is equipped with six airbags.
2016 Hyundai Tucson engine lineup
The new 2016 Hyundai Tucson crossover has got a new powertrains, which fully meet the highest environment standards. There are following engines available: gasoline 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine with 1.6 liters capacity features direct fuel injection and produces about 135-year-horsepower, turbocharged version of the same engine with an output of 175 horsepower.
The turbocharged diesel engines is also available for 2016 Hyundai Tucson SUV. There are 3 diesel engines available: the 1.7L engine with 115 hp, a 2.0-liter diesel engine available in two versions – with 184 and 136 horsepower.
Note that South Korean engineers have offer the 7-speed transmission with double clutch system for the first time. However, it will be available only for the petrol 175-hp modification. All other versions of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson 2016 is equipped with automatic or manual 6-speed transmission.
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2016 Hyundai Tucson technical specifications
Also, the car will be available in front-wheel-drive version and all-wheel drive modification. The new generation model equipped with a fully independent suspension with stabilizer bars. The front of the car get a classic McPherson suspension, and the rear received multi-link design. The wheels on the front axle of 2016 Hyundai Tucson SUV equipped with vented disc brakes, the rear brakes are also disk, but non-ventilated.
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Article about the 2016 Hyundai Tucson has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is an actual information.
Hyundai Tucson brand history
Tucson model is the first compact crossover in the lineup of the South Korean company Hyundai. The first generation of the car came to light back in the 2004, but the next generation for the European market was renamed the ix35, however, for the North American market the car will retain the same name. With the release of the third generation of the SUV automaker decided to return to Tucson naming for all markets.
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