The Tuscon comes from a desert town, which is in the US. The Hyundai Tucson 2017 was built and assembled in South Korea, however, they decided its style and design in Germany. It is a very versatile crossover, with an attractive design. On some car markets, this compact crossover SUV was being sold under the name Hyundai ix35. With the third generation that is not the case. The new 2017 Hyundai Tucson has the same name on all car markets now.
Hyundai Tucson 2017 – Trim Levels:
There are four trim levels available for the Hyundai Tucson 2017: SE, Sport, Eco and the Limited. Customers can opt for either the front wheel drive or the all wheel drive for any of the four trims. The interior of the Sports trim has some modifications for the 2017 model. It will make use of high-quality materials. Only the Limited previously had these, but now the Sports trim will have it too. However, the trappings inside the SE trim consist of a hard plastic.
Hyundai Tucson 2017 – Unique Feature:
Nevertheless, assembly of all the trims is in an orderly way. SE is an entry-level trim. It has the least features out of all the other trims, but there are some standard features all the trims possess including but not limited to Bluetooth connectivity, a 5-inch touch screen associated with an audio system, the new and redesigned LED lights, the rack rail on the roof and a feature which allows access to the power windows with a single touch.
There is a small turbo motor present in the Eco trim, which significantly improves the fuel economy. There are aerodynamic wheels in addition to newly designed tires, which reduce resistance. All these features combined increase the fuel economy by almost two mpg. The Sports trim has alloy wheels of 19-inch, heated seats and a system to monitor the blind spots. Limited trim is the best out of all. It has an 8-inch touch screen, and the passenger seats are made of high-quality leather. Navigation system is also present. Moreover, the system is compatible with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which means you can connect your smart phones to it.
The 6-way manual seat setting is present in the base model SE trim. However, if you move up the ladder to the Sports trim or the Eco trim, you will find an 8-way power seat, which will also have lumbar. The dashboard has a new design with bigger vents than before. The technology is simpler and easy to use. Climate and audio controlling knobs are also present at the front. The rear seats have also been made comfortable, with a lot of space for the legs. The tailgate of the vehicle is hands-free. You don’t even have to bring your foot forward; you just have to stand behind it for a few seconds and its sensors, which activate and automatically open it up.
The crossover is even more attractive with new additions to its exterior. The front grille is larger and is in shape of a hexagon this time. There are LED headlights as well as the LED daylight running lamps, all the more stylish and efficient. The chassis of the vehicle makes use of very high strength steel. More than fifty percent of the chassis consists of steel, enhancing the safety and stability of the SUV to a great extent.
Another new feature is the panoramic sunroof. It starts from the front seats and continues to the back, letting the air and light to enter. The lighting system of the front headlights is quite exciting and unique. These high definition lights move along the Hyundai Tucson 2017. If the car bends, the beam bends. It is linked to the steering wheel. The windshield of the vehicle consists of integrated solar glass, which keeps the sun glares away or at least significantly reduces them.
Hyundai Tucson 2017 – Engine Output:
Coming to the powertrain of the vehicle, the SE trim has a 2.0-liter engine with four cylinders. It is paired with a six-speed transmission system and generates 164 hp at 151 pound-feet of torque. The Sport, Eco, and the Limited trim have the 1.6-liter turbo-4 engine. It is paired with a seven-speed transmission. This engine generates 175 hp at 195 pound-feet of torque. The advantage of turbo-4 is that it provides a better fuel economy in addition to greater power performance.
Hyundai Tucson 2017 – Price:
The starting prices of the SE, Sport, Eco and the Limited trims will be $23,600, $26,800, $25000 and $30,600 respectively.