The 2013 Hyundai Tucson features a smooth and unique external body design and contend in the admired CUV (Crossover Utility Vehicle) sector. The Tucson is offered in front-wheel and all-wheel drive provisions, and is on hand in GL, which is a FWD only, GLS, and Limited trims. The GL is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with a regular five-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic transmission. GLS and Limited trims get a 176-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired to either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include six-airbags, anti-lock brakes with electronic brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control and active front head restraints.
After four years of its first release, the Tucson still gives the impression of being impressive and appealing for shoppers, car experts and hobbyist. It looks very attractive with its incredibly stylish and original form, and so much developing and features on its body, which makes it seize added interest than an equally sized Nissan Rogue or Acura RDX. The hasty looks commenced Hyundai’s brand-wide redesign, and for every Veloster or Elantra that arrive following it, the Tucson invaded the roads. Inside the cabin, there is a large LCD screen and vertical blades of metallic trim that cut the dash into segments of low-gloss, tightly grained black plastic, just boldly designed than the sheetmetal.
The 2013 Hyundai Tucson comes with two four-cylinder engines. The base 2.0-liter four and its 165 hp are a worth principal in most every sense, you can bond with the 2.4-liter four on a six-speed automatic transmission. The Tucson’s fuel economy is about as good quality as with the smaller-displacement engine, and the larger four progresses the Tucson at a straight ride, without much noise or vibration. Its rival the Kia Sportage gets a robust, turbocharged four, but the Tucson still is a reputable straight-line competitor.
The Hyundai Tucson’s handling performance is conventional, drives enhanced than other brands in its class. The somewhat solid, settled ride on higher-end edition comes in the structure of a more refined shocks and retuned bushings. Its road behavior is greatly improved than the last Tucson released, which had engine-speed-sensitive electric power steering. Now it convey with a little revolving circle, great for parking-lot with small spaces, and the steering feel is as linear as the other electric systems from VW and Ford.
The new Tucson is more spacious than before and gets some luxury crossovers for interior space. It’s slighter by a superior edge than the Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester, and four adults, especially those in front, will find sufficient space in all areas. Its rear seat has just adequate headroom for bigger adults, and has a very comfortable legroom. Specified the option of the elective leather seats, its front leather buckets have small bottom cushions that slant down at their leading frame, making them very comfortable.
The Tucson was awarded with the IIHS’ Top Safety Pick for this year 2012, and was given overall four stars by the NHTSA. Standard safety features of the Tucson include curtain airbags and stability control, with available Bluetooth and a rearview camera.
Hyundai Tucson models have standard power windows, locks and mirrors, cloth seats, remote keyless entry, air conditioning system, and an AM/FM/XM/CD player with USB port. The selection listing has as many upscale features as entry-luxury sedans. There is also a telescoping steering; leather seating; heated front seats; steering wheel audio controls; a power driver seat; 17-inch standard wheels; automatic headlights; and dual-zone automatic climate control. More exclusive preferences on the Tucson comprise a panoramic sunroof; premium audio; and a touchscreen navigation system built-in in tandem with Bluetooth streaming stereo audio and a rearview camera.