Hyundai Tucson Facelift

New York, 29. March 2018

At the New York International Auto Show (30. March to 9. April 2018) Hyundai presented the Facelift of the Tucson. The Compact SUV is currently the best-selling Hyundai in Germany is to deliver numbers, where the models of i10, i20 and i30 but almost as good sale.

New 1.6-litre Diesel in two horsepower levels

The Design Update, a new grille, different headlights and daytime running lights in the front. At the rear, the taillights and the rear bumper redesigned. In the case of the drives of the 1.7-litre Diesel is replaced by a 1.6-Liter engine. This seems to be the aggregate of the i30. In Tucson it is available in two power levels, 115 and 133 HP. In addition, there is the well-known 2.0-Liter Diesel, but only in the stronger Version with 186 HP, which is the Version with 136 HP. On the petrol side, a 1.6-Liter will be offered as in the past, GDI, 132 HP, and a 1.6-Liter T-GDI with 177 HP. All-wheel drive is optional in the 133-HP Diesel and standard on the Top Diesel. The most powerful self-igniter can now be ordered with a newly developed eight-speed automatic.

New safety and comfort technologies

As for the other technology, new "smart sense"technology to complement the existing assistance and safety systems. An anti-collision system, Attention assist and a 360-degree include wrap-around view System. For the first time in Tucson is also available in a distance cruise control. A new Premium sound system by Krell, a wireless charging function for mobile phones as well as Smartphone integration via Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are also. In addition, the car gets apparently another Display that looks similar to the i30, and at the top of the dashboard. The market launch of the new Hyundai Tucson is not in the summer of 2018, the prices are fixed.(sl)