2017 Hyundai Tucson Review
2017 Hyundai Tucson will return with some upgrades to be shown in Geneva. Tucson is the crossover manufactured by Hyundai firstly in 2004. Since its 1st launching, Tucson model has been within the third generation. This car is that the third generation will be the 2016 year model but for the Middle East market, it can be the 2017 year model. Even though this car gets some upgrades however the difference with the newest kind. But we tend to can expect that this automotive can still have its characteristics.
The new model will redesign this third generation of Tucson. In line with the look the platform is also new makes this automotive lighter. The model will be one inches longer and one in. wider which is intended with the new square-jawed styling because the completely new look. The front fascia is intended with the new hexagonal grille completed with the LED headlights placed high on the hood line. Other new upgrades are on the market to enhance the looks of this car. In addition, the inside of this car is additionally improved. The cabin will be designed with the high-quality materials and additionally high-quality of comfort. The other options to complete this Hyundai Tucson are the protection features like the blind spot monitoring, lane keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert, semi-autonomous emergency braking which offers 3 levels of braking force and others.
Engine and Release Date
The under hood of this 2017 Hyundai Tucson can be the same because the previous model. The engine can be available in 2 variants. The base engine is the 2.0 Liter with 4-cylinder unit which will generate power to 164 HP and 151 lb/ft of torque. The second engine is the 1.6 turbocharged engines with inline-4 unit which will generate power to 175 HP and 195 lb/ft of maximal torque. The second engine is smaller than the base engine however it is a lot of economical. Those engines are equipped with the six-speed automatic transmission. While for the new seven-speed DCT can only be accessible in 1.6 Liter.
The unharness date of this car is predicted can be in the late of 2016. While, within the Middle East market it will be the 2017 year model. The competitors of this Hyundai Tucson can be the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4, and Jeep Cherokee.