29 Nov 2017 Hyundai Tucson with Turbocharged V4 Engine and Exceptional Performance Attributes
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is a luxury compact SUV that comes with different engines options and exceptional performance attributes. The vehicle is perfectly crafted to accommodate both the city rides and adventurous trips and is available at an excellent affordable price in the UAE. Such exceptional features of this SUV make it a standout vehicle among the luxury class SUVs.
Hyundai has introduced different models of 2017 Tucson so that the buyers can buy their favourite model. The available models are SE, SE Plus, Eco, Value Edition, Sport, Night, and Limited. It has a fluid exterior design with a number of personalization options that the SUV enthusiasts can avail according to their tastes. The interior of the vehicle is comfortable and spacious to provide enough room that perfectly accommodates the ride of passengers.
The 2017 Hyundai comes with three different engine options that also include a turbocharged engine for enhanced performance. The SUV is equipped with advanced technologies that make the ride fun and entertaining. To make the ride safe and easy, the SUV is fitted with modern safety features that is a trademark feature of this vehicle.
Here is a detailed review of this SUV with a closer look at its exterior, interior, performance attributes, technologies, and safety features.
Design of 2017 Hyundai Tucson
The design of the SUV is led by Hyundai’s Frankfurt, Germany design center with innovative technologies to make it a sensation. The SUV has an aggressive profile that leaves a long lasting impression wherever it goes. From front to the rear, the 2018 Tucson exudes beauty and an impression that demands a second look from SUV enthusiasts. The interior of the vehicle has top luxuries and a number of ergonomic features that make the ride an unforgettable experience.
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson has an aerodynamic body that improves the vehicle’s performance and fuel efficiency. The front fascia of the SUV is dominated with a hexagonal-shaped grille that adds to the vehicle’s aggressive profile. The SUV features rear end details and lighting that improves the design and overall visibility of the vehicle.
A brilliant combination of LED rear lights and bevel-cut chrome exhaust tips is present at the rear side of the SUV to leave an impression wherever it goes. It has rear fog lamps that improve the vehicle’s visibility for other commuters during the bad weather conditions. The available rear roof spoiler manages a smooth passage of air around the vehicle for enhanced aerodynamics.
The Tucson’s available HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light are designed to turn the headlights with the direction of the road as the driver moves the steering wheel. It has LED daytime running lights that improve the SUV’s visibility for other commuters. The upper models of the vehicle feature HID Xenon lights that provide more road visibility in the night.
Wherever the vehicle goes no matter whatever the weather conditions are, its multilayer paint protects the body and maintains its looks. The usage of solar tinted glass in the vehicle’s door windows and windshields protect the passengers from harmful ultraviolet rays and keep the extra heat outside the cabin even on hot summer days. It has a rear privacy glass that keeps wandering eyes away from intruding.
The Hyundai Tucson has hands-free smart lift gate that automatically opens when it senses the proximity key is behind the vehicle within three feet. The available 17-inch standard alloy wheels provide excellent grip on the road for better comfort during the ride. However, the customers can also select 19-inch alloy wheels that come in option.
The interior of 2017 Hyundai Tucson has ergonomic features to make the ride comfortable for the driver and passengers. Nearly each and every element is fitted in perfect manners that make the interior of the SUV a true example of craftsmanship. It has a leather trimmed cabin that provides the SUV a sophisticated and edgy style.
Hyundai Tucson held the driver in high esteem with a standard driver seat that can be configured 6 ways and an available optional power 8-way seat. The available leather trimmed seats are perfectly adjusted in the cabin of the SUV and provide seating to five persons. It has heated and ventilated front seats that allow the driver and front passenger to set their desired seating position regardless of the weather conditions.
A dual-zone automatic climate control is fitted in the cabin to maximize the comfort no matter how long or short the drive might be. The generous headroom and legroom are not confined to just front passengers but the rear passengers have more space as compared to some leading competitors of the Hyundai Tucson. The available multi-adjustable reclining heated rear seats with air vents are a true example of pure luxury that the SUV can enthusiasts can enjoy in the cabin of the vehicle.
The cabin of Hyundai Tucson provides enough space to the passengers to decide what to do with it. The 60/40 split of rear seats provides enhanced cargo space of up to 61.9 cubic feet that allows the passengers to carry extra luggage during the ride. Moreover, there is a handy available cargo cover in the cabin that enables the passengers to hide valuable items during the ride. To further increase the convenience level of the passengers, the center console of the cabin has extra cargo area that can be used to put items like shopping bags, etc.
When you sit inside the cabin of a vehicle then its precision and accessibility start with the steering wheel. Hyundai Tucson 2017 has a three spoke steering wheel that is mounted with driver’s assistance controls and it has a tilt/telescopic steering column that allows the driver to set the steering wheel position according to the demands of the drive. An intelligent multifunctional trip computer is placed behind the steering wheel to keep the driver aware of vehicle’s average speed, average MPG, etc. A panoramic sunroof is fitted in the roof of the SUV that extends from the front seat to the back to bring light, fresh air, and bliss in the cabin.
Hyundai is committed to building higher quality vehicles with exceptional performance attributes and excellent fuel efficient engines. The 2017 Tucson has an Active Cornering Control All Wheel Drive technology that effectively improves the traction and cornering ability of the SUV in turn by transferring the torque to rear wheels and applying brake force to the inside rear wheel. For the off-road driving adventures, the SUV has a driver-selectable AWD lock that enables a 50/50 split of torque between the front and rear wheels.
The available Multi-link rear suspension delivers a confident response and manages the vehicle for a composed ride especially on rough terrains. On the front side, it has an Independent Strut design with coil springs and gas pressurized shock absorbers suspension that efficiently adjusts the vehicle’s body according to the changing road conditions. While the available Motor Driven Power Steering provides more natural driving feel regardless of the road conditions.
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson comes with three engine options. It has a 2.0-litre Inline V4 engine that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC and supports a front wheel drive. This engine is capable of producing 164 horsepower and a torque of 151 lb-ft. It provides a fuel efficiency of 23mpg in the city, 30mpg on the highway, and 26mpg combined.
It has a 1.6-litre Inline 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that is paired with a seven-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch transmission and supports a front wheel drive. It produces 175 horsepower and delivers a torque of 195 lb-ft. It has a fuel efficiency of 25mpg in the city, 30mpg on the highway, and 27mpg combined.
The third engine option that is available in the UAE is a 2.4-litre Inline V4 engine that produces 176 horsepower and delivers 228Nm of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and supports an all-wheel drive. It provides a combined fuel efficiency of 9.6-litre per 100 Km.
The all-new Hyundai Tucson is a technologically advanced SUV and comes with a number of technological features. A standard 5-inch touchscreen is fitted in the dashboard of the vehicle that enables the driver and passengers to use different available technologies. It has following technologies:
- Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System
- Navigation System
- Apple CarPlay
- Android Auto Connectivity
- 6-speaker Premium Sound System
- Rearview Camera
- SiriusXM Satellite Radio
- Blue Link
- Proximity Key with Push Button Start
- Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
- HD Radio Technology
- Smartphone/USB and Auxiliary Input Jacks
Hyundai Tucson comes with a number of standard safety features that make it an ideal safe vehicle to drive on different kinds of terrains. Following are the important safety features of the vehicle:
- Autonomous Emergency Braking System
- Lane Departure Warning System
- Blind Spot Detection
- Advanced Traction Cornering Control
- Vehicle Stability Management
- Hill Start Assist
- Down-hill Brake Control
- Electronic Parking Brake
- Active Headrests
- 6 Air Bags
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System
- Active Cruise Control
- Parking Assist System
- Rear Cross-traffic Alert
- Electronic Stability Control
- Anti-lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake-force Distribution
- LATCH System
- Brake Assist
Arrive in Style & Safe and Sound. Our #HyundaiTucson was named 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick!
— Atlantic Hyundai (@AtlanticHyunda1) September 13, 2017
Price and Availability in the UAE
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson is available in the UAE at a starting price of AED 72,000.
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