After test driving the Hyundai Sante Fe, you know that it just isn't the one for you. But, you know you want a Hyundai SUV, so you try the 2017 Hyundai Tucson. Starting at only $22,700, which is lower than competitor pricing, is priced just right for its class. U.S. News even rated the Tucson in the number #2 spot for Best Compact SUV!
The 2017 Tucson seats five comfortably with room to spare for all luggage or sports gear.
The base trim has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a six-speed automatic transmission that produces 164 horsepower, resulting in an average fuel economy of 23 city / 30 highway. Another engine option is the 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 175 horsepower and seven-speed automatic transmission.
The 2017 Tucson is also the tech fan's paradise. Electronics standard to the Tucson are: a USB port and Bluetooth, 5-inch display screen, six-speaker sounds system, and infotainment system. For the more tech-savvy enthusiast, the Tucson has many up-gradable features to really customize your new car: you can add an Infinity premium audio sound system, HD radio, navigation, a 4.2-inch gauge cluster, and an 8-inch display screen. Also, updated for 2017 is Apple Carplay and Android Auto, which connects your phone to the infotainment system.
There is much to be said about driving from Colorado Springs to Billings, Montana with your favorite music filtered through those Infinity speakers with Android Auto giving you directions directly to your in-laws rustic, country home.
Safety features standard to the Tucson are a rear view camera, brake assist, and two sets of car seat LATCH anchors to protect your precious cargo on those long trips. Optional safety features include change lane assist, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring and lane departure system are also available. Paired together all of these features make for a safe vehicle that has won multiple awards.
The Tucson has been given a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, with an overall Good rating in all crash categories and a Superior in front crash prevention. It was also awarded a 5-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, with 5 stars in frontal and side crash test and 4 out of 5 in rollover tests.