Tucson, a well-liked product for Hyundai, has racked up world gross sales of greater than 7 million items since its unique launch in 2004. Hyundai expects the brand new mannequin to draw much more prospects with its cutting-edge design, roominess, class-leading digital capabilities, dynamic journey and dealing with and glorious gas effectivity.
“We’re thrilled to introduce the all-new Tucson, the most recent mannequin in Hyundai’s SUV transformation,” stated Thomas Schemera, Government Vice President, Head of Product Division at Hyundai Motor Group. “This thrilling automobile units a brand new benchmark for innovation in its phase, delivering a formidable mix of design, expertise, packaging and efficiency.”
The all-new Tucson goes on sale in Korea in September as a 2021 mannequin. It should go on sale within the US and different world markets as a 2022 mannequin ranging from the primary half of 2021.
The brand new SUV embodies what Hyundai designers name ‘parametric dynamics’ with kinetic jewel floor particulars that emphasizes Tucson’s distinctly totally different id in a crowded phase.
Tucson’s integration of expertise and design is most evident in its modern half-mirror kind daytime working lamps (DRLs) which can be assimilated seamlessly inside the parametric grille, solely revealed when illuminated.
The lengthy hood and stage roofline coupled with a protracted wheelbase and brief overhangs replicate a ready-for-anything dynamic character. Crisp geometric angles and edges create a putting distinction between a glossy silhouette and masculine wedge traces. The chrome line starting from the aspect mirrors follows the arc of the roofline with a gradual improve in thickness and visually represents velocity because it reaches the C pillar.
The kinetic design theme carries over to the rear the place the full-width taillamp incorporates half-hidden triangular shapes which can be solely seen when lit, echoing the DRL on the entrance. With a view to obtain the purity of this design theme, the Hyundai emblem moved up and is built-in into the glass whereas the wiper additionally strikes up and hides underneath the rear spoiler.
Tucson gasoline fashions supply the next seven exterior colours: White Cream, Phantom Black, Shimmering Silver, Nocturne Grey, Amazon Grey, Flame Crimson, and Intense Blue, six of that are new for Tucson. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid fashions supply the next 4 colours: White Cream, Phantom Black, Shimmering Silver, and Intense Blue, three of that are new for Tucson. The SUV’s inside environments are available in black or grey tones in both fabric or leather-based materials.
Tucson’s inside, or ‘INTERSPACE’, gives layered, sensuous kinds that present a sense of openness and serenity. This can be a place the place area, expertise and data seamlessly mix. The broad ridge of the dashboard blends persistently with the doorways, wrapping round entrance occupants like a deep gorge. The vertically oriented, totally built-in heart fascia descends to the console like a waterfall. Twin silver garnish traces streaming from the middle fascia to the rear doorways harmonize neatly layered premium floor supplies in complementary impartial tones. Ambient temper lighting is adjustable to 64 colours in 10 ranges of brightness.
The inside gives three new applied sciences, together with a vertically stacked, twin 10.25-inch full-touch display exempt of exhausting buttons, a multi-air air flow system and an open, hoodless digital gauge cluster. These options create a high-tech, recent and thrilling atmosphere, with cushioned supplies on high-touch areas, numerous materials purposes based mostly on the frequency of interface and a premium presence. Tucson’s second-row seats will function fold-and-dive performance for optimized reconfiguration functionality between passengers and cargo. Its cargo quantity will present an distinctive 38.7 cubic toes of usable area.
Tucson gives each Smartstream™ 2.5-liter, direct-injected, four-cylinder, gasoline powertrain and highly effective 1.6-liter, turbo, direct-injected, hybrid or plug-in hybrid powertrains. The two.5-liter engine has an estimated output of 190 PS and an estimated torque score of 182 lb.-ft. This engine is coupled to an 8-speed computerized transmission for glorious effectivity and acceleration.
The 1.6-liter hybrid powertrain produces an estimated 180 PS, with a mixed powertrain output of 230 PS. It additionally produces 195 lb.-ft. of torque from the gasoline engine and 258 lb.-ft. of torque from the mixed hybrid powertrain. This new powertrain makes use of Constantly Variable Valve Length (CVVD) expertise that manages valve opening period for optimum energy, effectivity and emissions with minimized compromise.
Tucson was tuned to ship agility and stability. Hyundai utilized its first-in-class E-Dealing with expertise for HEV and PHEV fashions to assist enhance steering response and directional stability when cornering or in hostile driving circumstances. Tucson drivers get additional help from Hyundai’s HTRAC all-wheel-drive system that gives certain footing on numerous highway surfaces and circumstances. Whereas HTRAC beforehand supported Eco / Consolation / Good / Sport driving modes, the most recent model provides Mud, Sand and Snow in some markets.
Tucson gives extra security options than ever. The Hyundai SmartSense security function suite contains: Freeway Driving Help (HDA), Ahead Collision-Avoidance Help (FCA) with pedestrian detection, Lane Conserving Help (LKA), Lane Following Help (LFA), Blind-Spot View Monitor, Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Encompass View Monitor, Reverse Parking Collision-Avoidance Help (RPCA), Distant Good Parking Help (RSPA), Excessive Beam Help (HBA), and Driver Consideration Warning (DAW). The all-new Tucson is on the market with superior expertise options together with Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Help (BCA) with Rear Cross-Site visitors Collision-Avoidance Help (RCCA) Superior Good Cruise Management (SCC) with Cease and Go and Secure Exit Warning (SEW).
Hyundai’s Digital Secret is an app that turns the shopper’s smartphone into a sensible key. It makes use of Close to Subject Communication (NFC) to detect licensed customers, to allow them to function their automobile with out a bodily key current. Prospects can lock and unlock their automobile, activate the panic alert and begin the engine and its local weather management system from as much as 90 toes away.
Tucson’s full-touch show—dwelling to navigation, air and infotainment controls—demonstrates how expertise could be seamlessly built-in to supply an ergonomic and intuitive consumer interface, together with handy voice management. Tucson’s expertise integration reaches its apex with the top-trim mannequin’s 10.25-inch full-touch navigation display. The navigation system gives split-screen performance that allows multi-tasking capabilities, coupled with enhanced voice recognition.
Tucson gives superior applied sciences that prospects will respect whether or not driving to work or at play. Tucson gives an 8-inch colour touchscreen coupled with wi-fi Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®. Prospects can join two telephones concurrently. Bluetooth permits driver and passenger to alternate between their playlists with out disconnecting and reconnecting their respective telephones. The BOSE Premium audio system supplies high-quality sound. Due to enhanced connectivity with good units, prospects also can verify their schedules from contained in the automobile along with an exterior calendar app and setting their appointment as a vacation spot.
Tucson’s new Automotive-to-home function permits prospects to regulate good dwelling home equipment from the automobile. They’ll activate the air conditioner at dwelling earlier than their arrival on extremely popular, humid summer season days. Moreover, Tucson’s new Multi-Command perform permits prospects to “warm-up the automobile”— together with heating system, heated steering wheel and seat heaters—with a single voice command.
The local weather system displays air high quality within the automobile and purifies the air. It signifies real-time air-pollution ranges on the Twin Automated Temperature Management show window utilizing the wonderful mud detection sensor. Tucson is the primary mannequin to function expertise that reduces moisture from the evaporator and retains the air-conditioning system clear and freed from odor serving to to keep up a pleasing setting contained in the automobile. The Automotive-to-home and air purification options can be found in choose markets.
Tucson’s enhanced pure language voice recognition system contains Speech-to-Which means and Deep Which means Understanding applied sciences. In choose markets, Blue Link is complimentary for 3 years and contains Distant Begin with Local weather Management, Distant Door Lock/Unlock, Stolen Car Restoration and Vacation spot Search by Voice.
Tucson N Line Goes International
Hyundai has been introducing extra N Line variants of its fashions in current months, offering a pretty entry level to its high-performance N model. Final yr, the corporate launched the Tucson N Line within the European market. For the all-new Tucson, Hyundai plans to supply N Line globally with a launch date to be introduced later.