2016 Hyundai Tucson Third Generation Changes & Specs

The third generation of the Hyundai Tucson is coming as a 2016 model. This SUV will be improved in various ways. Having in mind that the new generation is drastically improved, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson could be one of the most popular SUVs on the market. Aside from the new, more aggressive design, this SUV will also get a diesel engine as an option. It’s not clear how this option will be recieved in the U.S., but since the American automotive public has more and more diesels available, the Tucson diesel will probably be popular among the SUV fans. As for the other changes, the 2016 Tucson will have improved fuel efficiency. Of course, better fuel efficiency is a great news, but the fact that the 2016 Hyundai Tucson will be slightly bigger than the current version depicts how much this SUV’s fuel efficiency is improved.

Current Hyundai Tucson

Current Hyundai Tucson

Body Of 2016 Hyundai Tucson Redesigned

The exterior of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson will look more aggressive and sporty. Reportedly, this SUV has improved aerodynamics, which is a feature which contributes to the better fuel efficiency. As we already mentioned, the 2016 Tucson is slightly bigger and has longer wheelbase. This means that the third-generation Tucson behaves better on the road. The appearance of the new Tucson is significantly improved. Its front fascia will have a new, fresh grille and a redesigned pair of headlights. If the rumors about the redesign are true, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson will have new alloy wheels. The rear end is also restyled, so there are larger taillights.

Current Hyundai Tucson

Current Hyundai Tucson

Engines, Transmission And Drive

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson will have the same engines as the current version. However, those engines will be improved. This means that there will be a 2.0-liter and a 2.4-liter inline-four, which will probably be improved regarding the performance. Aside from those two, the 2016 Tucson will also get a more powerful engine. The most powerful engine option is expected to be a 245-horsepower mill, which will deliver 260 lb-ft of twist, mated with a shiftable six-speed automatic. The 2016 Hyundai Tucson will have front-wheel drive as standard, while all-wheel drive will be available as an option. The aforementioned diesel engine will probably have 190 horsepower.

2016 Hyundai Tucson Estimated Price

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson will be available soon and its starting price is estimated around $22,000.

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