New Hyundai Tucson


Hyundai have released details of the all new Tucson which replaces the ix35, having driven the previous ix35 model and coming away impressed i am really interested to see how the new Tucson goes.
The new Tucson will come in 4 models with pricing starting at $27,990 for the 2wd manual and ranging up to $45,490 for the AWD diesel Highlander with a 6 speed automatic.
I am really looking forward to driving the Tucson considering how impressed I was with the out going ix35.
Thanks to Hyundai Australia for the info and pics check out all the details below.

All-new Hyundai Tucson: Australian pricing and specifications

  • All-New Tucson brings modern premium design and capability to the Medium SUV Segment
  • Highly competitive pricing and features across a four-tier range, starting from $27,990 MLP
  • New ActiveX model joins the lineup
  • Athletic new looks, comprehensive equipment levels
  • Benchmark levels of NVH, overall refinement, sophistication and user-friendliness
  • Cutting-edge new technology includes Autonomous Emergency Braking and Apple CarPlay support
  • Exhaustive local suspension and steering tuning delivers class-leading dynamics

17 July, 2015 – On 1st August, Hyundai launches its new mid-size SUV, the All-new Tucson. Bigger, better equipped and more sophisticated than its successful ix35 predecessor, the All-new Tucson is priced and equipped to become one of Australia’s favourite SUV’s.
In a first for Hyundai, the multimedia systems in the Tucson Active and new ActiveX model support Apple CarPlay (from September), with Android Auto support to follow from early 2016.
All–new Tucson Model Range:

ActiveX is a new model addition compared to the ix35 lineup, with enhanced equipment including 18” alloy wheels and leather-appointed interior, priced at an enticing of $30,490 MLP.
Pricing and specification for all-new Tucson is highly competitive for all models:

Engine Transmission





2.0 MPi 2WD

6 Speed Manual


6 Speed Auto



2.0 GDi 2WD

6 Speed Manual


6 Speed Auto


1.6 T-GDi AWD

7 Speed DCT



2.0 CRDi AWD

6 Speed Auto



* All prices are Manufacturer’s List Price. Price excludes dealer delivery and on road costs.
All-new Tucson has a stronger and safer body structure than before, with a sleeker, more athletic new look – Tucson is slightly longer and wider than the vehicle it replaces.
All-new Tucson’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design brings dynamic character lines, a bold new take on Hyundai’s ‘brand signature’ hexagonal grille, dramatically-styled projector headlights topped with LED Daytime Running Lights and 0.33Cd aerodynamics.
Inside, All-new Tucson also offers progressive new design themes and substantially more cabin space. Exceptional new convenience features and intuitive controls utilise soft-touch surfaces and higher quality materials.
All-new Tucson boasts a wealth of new technology features:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian recognition (Highlander model)
  • Apple CarPlay smartphone support technology (Active and ActiveX models)
  • LED headlights with static bending lights
  • Lane Departure Warning and Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Advanced Traction Cornering Control (AWD models)
  • Trailer Stability Assist (Active, Elite & Highlander models)
  • Hands-free power tailgate (Highlander model)

Available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive, All-new Tucson offers a choice of four advanced Hyundai petrol and diesel engines together with three state-of-the-art transmissions.
Significantly, All-new Tucson Elite and Highlander models adopt a re-tuned version of Hyundai’s Gamma 1.6T GDi powerplant – the potent and fuel-efficient high-tech turbo petrol engine shared with Veloster SR Turbo.
The 1.6T GDi engine is matched exclusively with Hyundai’s own advanced seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT).
Exhaustive local testing enabled Hyundai Motor Company Australia’s highly experienced chassis development team to optimise All-New Tucson for Australian roads and drivers.

  • Specifications to be confirmed closer to Active variant on-sale date in early 4th quarter 2015

ActiveX (key specifications above Active variant):

  • 18” alloy wheels with 225/55R18 tyres
  • 6 airbags (driver & front passenger, driver & front passenger side (thorax), full length curtains)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Rear view camera with dynamic guidelines
  • Rear parking assist system (4 sensors) with guidance
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
  • Projector beam headlamps with escort and welcome function
  • Automatic dusk sensing headlamps
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Leather appointed* seats
  • Premium steering wheel & gear knob
  • 7” touchscreen audio w/ MP3 capability, 6 speakers, & works with Apple CarPlay (September) & Android Auto (early 2016)
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Electric folding / heated side mirrors
  • Cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls
  • Roof Rails

Elite (key specifications above Active variant):

  • 17” alloy wheels with 225/60R17 tyres
  • Trailer Stability Assist (TSA)
  • LED headlamps with static bending lamps
  • Electrically adjusted driver’s seat (10 way incl. lumbar)
  • Electronic Park-Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold function
  • Dual zone climate control air conditioning with auto defog function
  • Proximity smart key with push button start
  • 8” touchscreen satellite navigation with 3 year map update plan
  • Smart Tailgate function (hands-free power tailgate)
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Solar glass with Privacy
  • LED side repeater integrated into side mirrors
  • Steering wheel mounted phone controls

Key specifications below ActiveX:

  • Cloth seats instead of Leather appointed* seats
  • 17” alloy wheels instead of 18” alloy wheels
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto capability
  • No Matte grey effect insert on side garnish

Premium (key specifications above Elite variant):

  • 19” alloy wheels with 245/45R19 with Continental ContiSportContact5
  • Front parking assist system (4 sensors) with guidance
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) High line system
  • LED tail lamps with bulb turn signal & reverse lights
  • Electrically adjusted front passenger’s seat (6 way incl. lumbar)
  • Leather appointed* seats
  • Heated & air ventilated front seats
  • Panoramic glass sunroof
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD) incorporating Lane Change Assist (LCA)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Twin tip trapezoidal exhaust
  • 4.2” TFT LCD colour display in Supervision cluster

*Finishes specified as leather may contain elements of genuine leather, polyurethane leather (leather substitute) or man-made materials, or a combination thereof.
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