When it comes to making a crossover SUV, Hyundai seem to know how to get the job done. Whether you need it for regular, in city usage, or a distant family voyage, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, can satisfy your needs. It is filled with all the necessary equipment a driver can need, its looks are modern and well balanced, it can deliver a considerable amount of power and, overall, it comes at pretty decent price. It comes in four different forms – SE, Sport, Eco or Limited, ranging from a well equipped affordable family car to a highly modern, luxury vehicle.
2017 Hyundai Tucson – Design and Colors:
Having in mind what a modern small SUV should look like, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson seems to achieve all the necessary qualities. It has a sleek shape, with several well adjusted lines to it, with its outside ranging from different factory colors.
A great feature is its windowed roof, that lets you and your passengers look up at the open sky and add up to the whole driving experience. Its windows are glare-proof, and its wheels a standard 17 inch alloy, or an optional 19 inch one. Despite its actual size, the car itself looks and feels large and aggressive, all while providing the necessary comfort and adjusting itself to its drivers attitude and needs.
When it comes to its interior the 2017 Hyundai Tucson looks and feels like a well equipped luxury made car with lots of standard and optional features. It comes with standard, well made, six ways adjustable seats or optional leather disguised ones. There is lots of space in the luggage, and a wide enough space and leg room in the back.
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson has backseats which have a warm up function. The climate control is dual automatic, and has its airways in front and back. The steering wheel has audio and cruise control buttons, which makes it much easier for the driver to execute the desired command. Some of its features also include a hands-free phone, a touch-screen audio system with an rear-view camera, a quality navigation system and many more.
According to Hyundai, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson will be available in the following colors:
• “Dazzling white” – the lightest shade available, which gives the car a white, elegant style.
• “Molten Silver” – a light shade of gray, giving it a silvery, shiny look.
• “Coliseum Gray” – a darker pattern of gray, suited to look like a chrome plating.
• “Black Noir Pearl” – the darkest one of all the available colors, which gives the car a business appearance.
• “Caribbean Blue” – a medium shade of blue, close to royal blue, with a considerable shine to it.
• “Ruby Wine” – a dark red version which goes well with the cars black bumpers.
• “Sedona Sunset” – named after a city in the USA, because of its dark, desert-like orange look.
• “Mojave Sand” – named after a Californian desert, because of its light brown, sandy appearance.
2017 Hyundai Tucson – Engine and performance
As mentioned, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson comes in four different versions. The standard, SE has 164 hp, 151 rpm of torque and a 2.0 liter Inline 4 cylinder engine, while the other versions have 11 hp more, can produce up to 175 rpm of torque and have a 1.6 liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. All things considered, all the versions of this 2017 Hyundai Tucson can deliver a huge amount of power, making it possible to accelerate from zero to sixty mph in less than 8 seconds – 7.4 seconds to be precise. This can make overtaking a lot easier, and negate all the possible risk of overtaking in a low accelerating vehicle. The fuel consumption is moderate:
• SE – 23 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway
• Limited & Sport – 25 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway
• Eco – 26 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway.
The standard option is the front wheel drive, but an optional one is a four wheel drive, which helps reduce its fuel consumption by 2 mpg. The transmission is a 6 speed automatic, although there is an optional feature of a 7 speed Eco-Shift dual clutch transmission, which helps demote the fuel usage even more, while making the drive experience smooth and easy. All mentioned above, makes this car capable of suiting any task its driver wants it to deliver from a compact city SUV, to a highway devouring machine.
2017 Hyundai Tucson – MSRP and Release Date:
The manufacturer suggested prices for 2017 Hyundai Tucson are the following:
• SE – $23,595 for front, and $24,995 for four wheel drive,
• Eco – $25,045 for front, and $26,445 for four wheel drive,
• Sport – $26,795 for front, and $28,195 for four wheel drive,
• Limited – $30,670 for front, and $32,070 for four wheel drive.
Finally, the release date of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson is set for the early part of 2017 according to several online sources, the precise month it will be introduced is March.