The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover SUV manufactured by Hyundai since 2004. With the mission of competing with a series of names such as Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Subaru Forester, changes and upgrades on third-generation Hyundai Tucson 2015 will help the Korean car company get into the segment that is very competitive in the Philippines?
2015 Tucson Exterior: How does it look?
The identity of Hyundai's design is becoming more and more evident when launching this crossover, shown at the top with grille and lights. The tail is also very young, personality, but importantly, it looks very attractive and not controversial as that of rival CR-V. In terms of sophistication, the full equipment that appeared at the launch event looked more alive and eye-catching than the predecessor model Santa Fe.
With dimensions (length x width x height) of 4,475 x 1,850 x 1,660 (mm), the car looks very compact. In addition, the use of contrasting materials and colors in the brace around the car feels much more solid than the previous generation.
An impressive feature of the full version is the front light which uses LED technology for each side. In addition, there are daytime running lamps in the sporty fog lamp cluster.
Review: What's new inside this model?
Despite its compact body, Tucson makes a big surprise in the interior space. Not only is the area up to 2,670mm long (50mm larger than the Honda CR-V's wheelbase), but the sporty seat design has made the Tucson's interior wider and more comfortable. Car experts have highly appreciated the width of the new Honda CR-V with the distance from the front seat to the back seat up to 81cm (when the driver is 1.7m tall adjusting the sitting position comfortable), but on Tucson 2015 even up to 85cm.
A series of premium materials make the 2015 Hyundai Tucson full version not inferior to any rival in this segment. These can be included as an independent 2-zone automatic air conditioner with rear-seat air vents, 6-speaker audio system that fully supports USB, Aux or Bluetooth connection, Cruise Control automatic throttle system, ventilation key Intelligent, electric control brake, reversing camera, electric on/off luggage compartment door with anti-jamming sensor ...
Hyundai Tucson 2015 Engine and Performance Review
2015 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with Nu 2.0l MPI petrol engine, capacity of 156 horsepower at 6,200 rpm, torque of 196Nm at 4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Hyundai has succeeded in creating a more impressive feel for this 2015 Tucson. When switched to SPORT mode, the engine responds faster at higher revs and is more instant.
The suspension also shows an improvement over the front. The vehicle's tilt is low even when cornering sharply at speeds approaching the limit.
Key Specs and Price in the Philippines
AWD 4-Door GLS
AWD 4-Door Limited
AWD 4-Door Limited PZEV
AWD 4-Door SE
AWD 4-Door SE PZEV
FWD 4-Door GLS
FWD 4-Door Limited
FWD 4-Door SE
21 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
20 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.0 L
Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.4 L
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
AWD 4dr GLS
AWD 4dr Limited
AWD 4dr Limited PZEV
AWD 4dr SE
AWD 4dr SE PZEV
FWD 4dr GLS
FWD 4dr Limited
FWD 4dr SE
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/OD & SHIFTRONIC -inc: lock-up torque converter, gate type, electronic shift lock system and manual shift mode
In 2020, you can find used 2015 Hyundai Tucson in the price range from 400000 PHP to 800000 PHP
Safety Review of Hyundai Tucson 2015
In addition to the familiar safety technologies, the 2015 Tucson is also equipped with many advanced technologies ESC electronic balance system, HAC ramp assist system, DBC downhill support.
Conclusion: Is the 2015 Tucson worth the price?
With what is shown in the 2015 product, Tucson clearly not only highlights Hyundai's consistent and distinctive design style, but also creates a more personal and upscale image. Hyundai Tucson promises to continue to be one of the most successful crossover models in the world with powerful upgrades from exterior design to comfort, engine and performance.