By February 20, 2015

The new Hyundai Tucson 2016

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In the second half of 2015 Hyundai will sell in Europe and America the new Tucson, an SUV model that comes to replace the current ix35 and be officially presented at the Geneva Motor Show next week.

The new Tucson is a step in the strategy of the Korean brand in the compact SUV segment. It is built on an entirely new platform that optimizes space within compact exterior lines, the new Tucson measures 4,475 mm in length, has a wheelbase of 2,670 mm and has a trunk with a capacity of 513 liters.

The new Tucson presents a sportier and more modern look thanks to its airfoils air. The front of the new Tucson is dominated by the hexagonal front grille, Hyundai’s signature, which links to the LED lights to create that unique identification and the front pillar has been moved back to accentuate its profile. On the back, they have sought a clean and sleek design.

Hyundai’s designers have taken pains to present an ergonomic and modern interior. The center console has been simplified and among the materials offered in the range is the leather, to add more sophistication to the finish. The navigation system of this new generation of crossover is designed to be faster and comes with a seven-year free subscription to TomTom LIVE services.

The new comfort features offered in the Hyundai Tucson include front seats with heating and ventilation, with larger to offer better grip and comfort body cladding. The tailgate opens to bring the key and is also available between the optional equipment systems parking assist with parking function both online and on battery.

It also as a technology that activates the automatic braking when it detects a dangerous approach speed of a person or vehicle, it is autonomous emergency braking system, with three operating modes: pedestrians, city, and intercity

In addition to all that, it can have the Lane Keeping Assist System, which corrects proactively the direction to prevent an outflow of unwanted lane, and Rear Traffic Cross Alert system that uses radar to explore an area of ​​180 degrees behind the vehicle, alerting the driver if any vehicle is approaching.

In the catalog of driving aids the new Hyundai Tucson won’t miss the detection system and Blind Spot and Information System to cushion the impact if a frontal collision happen with a pedestrian or cyclist, an active bonnet system that lifts the bonnet to reduce injuries is offered.

The new Tucson has adapted its engines to the European rule of Euro 6 emissions, and the customer can choose between two petrol engines and three diesels. Among the former, the 1.6 GDI 135 hp and 1.6 T-GDI 176 hp, the last one is also available with a new dual-clutch transmission of seven-speed. For the diesel variants are available the 1.7 of 115 hp and 2.0 with two power ranges from 136 hp or 184 hp.

Like all Hyundai products, the new Tucson also enjoys the five-year warranty with unlimited mileage, and it will be available in autumn!

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