The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover with moderate ground clearance, optional all-wheel drive, curvaceous design and a healthy dose of practicality, too. It competes with cars like the Ford Escape and Kia Sportage. The first generation Tucson hit the U.S. market in 2005, offers affordable compact crossover for everyday with a variety of trim levels. And the main reason, have given of the new generation, but changed over time, the engine options.
In the United States, the Tucson’s current 2.0-liter generates 165 horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. of torque. Buyers can upgrade to a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder delivering 176 horsepower and 168 lb.-ft. of torque. If the U.S.-specification 2014 Tucson is equipped with the new direct-injection engine debuting in Geneva, it is likely that the new engine would replace both of the Tucson’s existing offerings.
The Tucson three available trim levels GL , GLS and Limited – split drive and adjust the model. The GL is equipped with four-cylinder engine and a choice of manual or automatic transmission only. The GLS and Limited, on the other hand, were only with the V-6 and automatic transmission only. All models are equipped with AWD. The degree of security for the Hyundai Tucson has always been a strong point, earning five stars in all categories in the NHTSA tests from 2005 to model year 2009.
The current generation Hyundai Tucson 2014, the updated 2010 model year introduced a new design and a lot bolder engine. The Tucson offers a choice of two four-cylinder engines, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 165 hp or a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 176 hp. There’s no V-6 option for all Tucson. A choice of five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission in the engine base is automatically available with the larger engine, but all-wheel drive at a time.
Other changes include minor exterior styling tweaks, an upgraded interior in terms of materials and details, available bi-xenon headlights with LED running lights, and a Thin Film Transistor Supervision gauge cluster. Additionally, the new ix35/Tucson gains Hyundai’s Flex Steer electric steering technology, offering Normal, Comfort, and Sport steering tuning.
2014 Hyundai Tucson Release Date and Price
More details regarding the 2014 Tucson are likely to be revealed at the 2013 New York Auto Show later this month.
Gallery 2014 Hyundai Tucson
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