- Tucson, Hyundai’s best-selling model in the UK, gets a major design update, a revised powertrain line-up and more advanced technology and convenience features
- New full LED headlamps and the Cascading Grille, the company’s family identity, refresh the Hyundai Tucson’s striking appearance
- Hyundai expands the powertrain line-up with a newly-developed, efficient Smartstream 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine, which increases performance and reduces CO2 emissions
- The new Hyundai Tucson is the company’s first model with a diesel mild-hybrid powertrain, supported by a 48-volt electric motor
- Premium connectivity features, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto from entry trim with standard 7-inch display for extra convenience
- For passenger safety, the new Tucson offers features previously only available in the D-SUV segment, such as Hyundai’s Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go and the newly-developed Surround View Monitor
- Hyundai’s new C-SUV is designed and built in Europe to the highest quality standards to meet the expectations of European customers
- The new Tucson, Hyundai Motor’s best-selling model in the UK, receives a major update in design, connectivity and safety.
New powertrains enhance the car’s sportiness and efficiency, making the new Tucson an even more reliable companion on and off the road. Hyundai’s C-SUV now features the Cascading Grille, the brand’s family identity uniting all Hyundai models. It is also equipped with best-in-class safety and convenience features.
The current Tucson is Hyundai’s best-selling model in the UK, benefitting from our longstanding association with the growing SUV segment. In the current tough new car climate, Hyundai is one of the few brands demonstrating growth, and we anticipate that the new Tucson will bolster this ever further. Its bold design, high level of safety and connectivity equipment, and outstanding value are sure to impress both new and loyal customers, and we look forward to it continuing the success story as our number one model.Tony WhitehornPresident and CEO, Hyundai Motor UK
Loved and trusted by customers
Hyundai’s new C-SUV is designed and built in Europe to the highest quality standards to meet the expectations of European customers. Its new design accents, as well as sharp and elegant lines, strengthen the character of the progressive C-SUV and make its styling even more appealing. The sporty exterior design is accented by the new Cascading Grille and light signature with full LED headlights, which give the car a high-tech image. Furthermore, an enhanced front bumper, skid plate and updated wheel design complement the Tucson’s exterior appearance. The car is also equipped with new rear taillights as well as a redesigned rear bumper and exhaust tail pipe. With an outstanding combination of generous interior space, a highly-ergonomic interior, and a wide range of advanced powertrains, the new Tucson meets and exceeds customer expectations.
Revised powertrains for better performance
The new Tucson is powered by two diesel and two petrol engines. All of them are lighter that predecessor powertrains, which improves CO2 emissions. Additionally, the new Tucson is the first Hyundai to be available with a mild hybrid 48 V powertrain. The new mild hybrid offers better economy with reduced CO2 emissions and additional torque providing better performance.
The most powerful engine in the line-up is the 2.0-litre diesel engine with an output of 137 kW / 185 PS, which is paired with the newly-developed 8-speed automatic transmission (8AT). This high-performance engine comes with Hyundai’s four-wheel drive system called HTRAC. It is equipped with a differential lock that can distribute torque evenly between the front and rear wheels.
Customers can also choose between the newly developed Smartstream 1.6-litre diesel engine with two power outputs: the standard version is capable of 85 kW / 115 PS and the higher power version offers 100 kW / 136 PS. Both engines are available with a 6MT and front-wheel drive. For the higher-power version Hyundai offers a 7-speed dual clutch transmission (7DCT) as an option.
The new Tucson is also available with two petrol engines. The 1.6-litre GDI with a 6MT and front-wheel drive generates 97 kW / 132 PS. Delivering up to 130 kW / 177 PS, the 1.6-litre T-GDI is competitive in its segment in terms of power and performance. It can be mated to a 6MT or a 7DCT, both available with front-wheel drive). The entire engine line-up of new Tucson meets the Euro 6d Temp emission standards, resulting in improved fuel efficiency by minimising drivetrain friction losses.
Latest active safety technologies
The latest Hyundai SmartSense active safety and driving assistance features available in the new Tucson comply with the highest European safety standards. The class-leading safety package consists of: Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Recognition (AEB), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) and Speed Limit Indicator Function. New in the range is the Driver Attention Alert (DAA), which monitors driving patterns to help detect fatigued driving. The safety package now also includes the newly-developed Hyundai Surround View Monitor (SVM), which uses cameras to provide a 360-degree view during reversing. Additionally, Bi-LED headlamps, High Beam Assist (HBA) and rain-sensing wipers provide enhanced visibility in low light or adverse weather. Using front radar sensors, the Tucson’s Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) with Stop & Go is the latest addition to the active safety and driving assistance range, ensuring the car keeps constant speed and distance from the vehicle ahead, by automatically accelerating and braking to ensure an efficient and safe ride.
Convenient driving for everyone
With its latest infotainment features the new Hyundai Tucson suits the connectivity needs of modern customers. Buyers can choose between class-leading comfort and convenience features including a new premium sound system by Krell, a wireless phone charger and from entry a new 7-inch information screen supporting Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity. Buyers can also choose an 8-inch navigation system that offers 3D maps and a seven-year free subscription to LIVE Services including updated information in real-time. A standard USB port provides further mobile connectivity. Another new standard feature is the extra USB port in the rear, delivering additional power to recharge passengers’ devices.