Since the new version of this compact crossover came two years ago, we are pretty sure that 2018 Hyundai Tucson won’t feature bigger changes. This crossover is one of the best-selling cars from Hyundai. It originally came in 2004, and we have seen three generations of it so far. New models had its premiere two years ago in Geneva. It came with completely new design, which besides new styling includes new platform and plenty of mechanical parts, engine, interior etc. Since it is still very fresh, we believe that it is still early for some bigger updates. The 2018 Tucson should with the same design, same features, engines, trim levels etc. We expect its arrival late this year.
2018 Hyundai Tucson trim levels and features
As we already mentioned, 2018 Hyundai Tucson should come without bigger changes. It will come in four trim levels. Base SE model will come with standard features like 17-inch wheels, 5-inch touchscreen, audio system with Sirius XM radio, Bluetooth, voice command, rearview camera etc. Next one is Eco. It comes with several visual upgrades on areas such as front fascia, bumpers, exhaust etc. It also features power seats, several illuminated areas inside the cabin etc. The will be also available in attractive Sport trim. This version also includes several visual improvements and comes with 19-inch wheels. You will also find many standard drive-assist features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane change assist etc. Finally, there is a top range 2018 Hyundai Tucson Limited, which is the pretty much fully-loaded model. It comes with standard features like 8-inch screen, premium audio system, dual-zone climate control with ionizer and defogger, navigation etc.
2018 Hyundai Tucson engines
The 2018 Hyundai Tucson will be available in two variants for the North American market when it comes to engines. The base model will feature a 2.0-liter engine that is good for about 168 horsepower. This engine comes in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission. Optional unit is much more efficient 1.6-liter turbo engine, which has a max power of 175 horses and comes in pair with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. For some other market like Europe, there are diesel models too. Korean manufacturer offers two of them, with 1.7 and 2.0 liters of displacement.
2018 Hyundai Tucson release date and price
The 2018 Hyundai Tucson will come late this year. Base model should cost around 23.000 dollars, while fully-loaded model won’t go over 30.000 dollars.