Hyundai brought new tucson to tests

Korean automaker Hyundai updates Tucson with enviable regularity.

Relatively recently, the crossover survived the planned restyling, and in the spring, the pseudo-alone version of N Line was acquired.

However, not «far from the mountain» appearance and a completely new generation of the model of the popular crossover. The new Hyundai Tucson is already coming across photopion during testing. The automaker according to tradition does not disclose the details of the new car, but still some information is seeping.

At the moment, the new Hyundai Tucson passes the transmission tests. This can be explained by the fact that the crossover draped into a dense camouflage was forced to drain a heavy trailer behind them. Apparently, this is the Tucson version with a new 2,5-liter engine from Theta3 family in a pair with an 8-speed automat. Moreover, it is important for Russian motorists, according to preliminary data, the engine will have both atmospheric modification and a turbocharge version capable of developing … 350 hp (!!!).

Supplement to this engine will be a 1.6-liter diesel engine for the European market and, possibly, a hybrid power plant from Hyundai Sonata, providing 192 hp Power.

What the new Tucson will look like, for now, it is difficult to say, but the company’s management promised that the car would be «stunning». As for the possible date of the debut of the crossover, there is information that it will be soldered to the public in the second half of 2020.

Today in Russia, the Hyundai Tucson crossover is located in 13th place in the ranking of the most popular SUV cars. His one-platform KIA Sportage is more successful, according to the end of July 2019, he developed a circulation of 4,445 copies and took the honorable second place in the class, pushing at the lower position of such competitors as Toyota Rav4 and VW Tiguan.