Hyundai Motor Company has unveiled their next generation All-new Tucson SUV on 14th September. The Tucson has been one among their most popular products and the new model is expected to attract even more customers through its cutting-edge design, class leading digital capabilities, dynamic ride and handling and excellent fuel efficiency. This here is a quick walkthrough on the highlights of this new Tucson SUV.
The new Hyundai Tucson, sports a unique and radical design language. On the front fascia, the Tucson features the new “Parametric Hidden Lights” design, in which the headlamps blend in with the Jewel-like cascading grille itself. The 2021 Tucson will be longer and wider than the current model. The sides have sharp, dynamic creases lending the SUV a much more athletic stance. The roof line features Chrome mouldings which flow from the A pillar to the tailgate whereas the LED Tail lamps are connected by long LED bar. The new Tucson also receives unique looking 18 & 19” alloy wheels.
The new Hyundai Tucson’s INTERSPACE interior features a design layout similar to the Hyundai Creta, with a wraparound design and waterfall like center console. The Tucson also receives soft touch premium materials all around.
The interior is expected to sport a flowing cockpit theme while being loaded with features.
Here's an extensive list of features on the new Tucson:
10.25” touchscreen system
BOSE surround sound
Blue link connectivity
Fully digital Hoodless instrument cluster
Hyundai digital key
Dual zone auto climate control
Multi Air Ventilation system
64 colour Ambient lighting
Split folding & tumbling rear seats
Electronic Parking brake
Traction drive modes
The Tucson will also feature an extensive list of safety features:
Highway Driving Assist
Forward Collision Avoidance Assist
Lane keeping Assist
Lane Following Assist
Blind Spot View Monitor
Surround View Monitor
Reverse parking collision avoidance assist
Remote Smart Park Assist
High Beam Assist
Driver Attention Warning
Advanced Smart Cruise control
Safe Exit warning
The new Tucson will be available with two petrol engine options. The 2.5L Smartstream Gasoline Direct Injection engine produces 190PS Power & 247NM torque through an 8 Speed automatic transmission. The 1.6L hybrid powertrain on the other hand produces a combined output of 230PS & 347NM.
The Tucson will also be available with Hyundai's HTRAC all-wheel-drive system with multiple drive modes; Eco, Comfort, Smart, Sport, Mud, Sand & Snow.
Launch & price:
The all-new Tucson goes on sale in Korea in September as a 2021 model. It will go on sale in the U.S. and other global markets as a 2022 model starting from the first half of 2021.