Sunday, April 5, 2015

2016 Hyundai Tucson Coming In July

The all-new 2016 Hyundai Tucson crossover utility vehicle has a one inch longer wheelbase is stiffer, lighter and wider with greater interior volume and five cubic feet more cargo room over the previous model. The base models offer 164 horsepower 2.0-liter, direct-injected four-cylinder engine coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC™ manual shifting mode and includes an overdrive lock-up torque converter for higher fuel economy at highway speeds. Based on internal tests, fuel economy for the 2.0L FWD model is estimated at 23 (city), 31 (highway), 26 (combined). Eco, Sport and Limited models offer a new 175 horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged, direct-injected four-cylinder engine coupled to a new seven-speed EcoShift® dual-clutch transmission. Based on internal tests, estimated fuel economy for this powertrain on Eco FWD models is 26 (city), 33 (highway), 29 (combined), a 5-mpg improvement over the former Tucson 2.4L engine. Sport and Limited FWD turbo engine models are estimated at 25 (city), 30 (highway), 27 (combined), representing a 3-mpg improvement in combined fuel economy over the former Tucson 2.4L engine. In addition, the new Tucson’s fuel tank has been increased by 1.1 gallons for even greater driving range. The new Tucson will arrive at Hyundai dealers in July.