2016 Hyundai Tucson adopts Santa Fe design, gets more refined
The all new Tucson is slated to go on sale in Europe in the second half of 2015. Prior to its official unveiling at 2015 Geneva Motor Show early next month, images and details have emerged. Adopting a host of styling cues from the Santa Fe, 2016 Hyundai Tucson will sport a sculpted body dominated by a chrome hexagonal front grille, distinguished headlights and LED daytime running lights.
2016 Hyundai Tucson interiors will sport a number of convenience, connectivity and safety features and will see much improvement where the choice of material is concerned over the previous model. Dominated by a large touchscreen display, a leather wrapped steering wheel and various chrome accents on doors, front seats are heated and well ventilated. Spacious and comfortable, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson offers boot space of 513 liters.
Safety features include Smart Parking Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Keeping Assist System, Rear Traffic Cross Alert, Blind Spot Detection, Speed Limit Information Function and Active Bonnet System while New Navigation with TomTom Live service with 7 year free subscription forms a part of convenience and connectivity features.
Europe spec 2015 Hyundai Tucson will be powered by a 1.6 liter GDI engine offering 135 HP power mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox while a 176 HP turbocharged engine is also available mated to a 7 speed dual clutch gearbox. Hyundai is also offering the 2015 Hyundai Tucson with a 1.7 liter diesel engine capable of 115 HP mated to a 6 speed manual and 2.0 liter 36 HP or 184 HP mated to either 6 speed manual or 6 speed auto.
More details will be available following its showing at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show next month.