Hyundai Tucson

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Base MSRP price range:
$22,700 - $31,300
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Ratings Category: Small sport-utility vehicles
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CR Model Summary
An all-new Tucson, with a completely redesigned interior and exterior is now on sale. The base powertrain is a 164-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, routing through a six-speed automatic. The top-level models get a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder sent through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. This SUV has major upgrades in ride, handling, room, and refinement, and boasts a suite of optional safety technologies, including adaptive headlights, lane departure warning system, blind spot monitoring, and forward collision avoidance with automatic braking.
General Model Specs
Body styles
4-door SUV
Drive wheels
Front or AWD
2 front, 3 rear
Engines available
1.6-liter 4 turbo (175 hp)
2.0-liter 4 (164 hp)
Transmissions available
6-speed automatic
7-speed sequential
Basic: 5/60
Powertrain: 10 year/ 100,000 mile
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First Drive - Hyundai Tucson
The Hyundai Tucson spent the last decade mired in mediocrity, but the redesigned 2016 model may have broken free of that cycle, shouldering its way forward among the crowded herd of small SUVs.

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Reliability History - Hyundai Tucson
Trouble spots by year 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Engine Major
Engine Cooling
Transmission Major
Transmission Minor
Drive System
Fuel System
Engine Minor
Electrical System
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/no
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/no
Side curtain air bags Standard
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Not available
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score NA
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score NA
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger NA / NA
NHTSA overall side-crash score NA
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger NA / NA
NHTSA side pole-crash NA
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD NA / NA
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