The US-market Hyundai Tucson 2018 has been announced to be upgraded with subtle improvements including updated trim levels and a number of additional features.
The Night and Eco trims will be discontinued for the 2018 model year
Speaking of the former, while the Night and Eco trims are no longer available, the Limited and Value counterparts still remain in the lineup of the 2018 model year. The SE Popular Equipment package is now replaced by the SEL trim while the new SEL Plus also takes the place of the SE Plus.
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For the new model year, the Hyundai Tucson 2018 comes nicely loaded with an array of new features across the range.
In detail, the mid-range Tucson Value Edition is now equipped with a standard 7-inch screen supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity plus an auto dimming inside rearview mirror with HomeLink. SEL trims offer HD Radio and SiriusXM Radio. Lower-level trims are now provided with heated front seats while some updates in terms of multimedia system and free map are made available in Guidance package.
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The new Tucson will continue to be available in two gasoline engine options:
- The 2.0-liter four-cylinder generating 164 hp and 204 Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission
- The smaller 1.6-liter turbo-four engine producing 175 hp and 264 Nm of torque, paired with 7-speed dual-clutch.
Despite of such improvements, no pricing changes have been declared yet. Kindly refer to the table below for the latest Hyundai Tucson price in the Philippines:
|Hyundai Tucson 2.0 GL 4x2 MT||Gasoline||P1,128,000|
|Hyundai Tucson 2.0 GL 4x2 AT||Gasoline||P1,218,000|
|Hyundai Tucson 2.0 CRDi GL 4x2 AT||Diesel||P1,388,000|
What do you think of the above updates of the baby Tucson? Will the PH-market Hyundai Tucson receive any refreshment next year? Let's wait and see.
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Know more about Hyundai Tucson 2021
<p>The Hyundai Tucson is a compact, five-door crossover with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout. It can fit in up to five occupants including the driver, and it has a default cargo space of 877-liters. For the Philippine market, the Hyundai-made model either gets a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline engine or a 2.0-liter turbodiesel inline-4. The gasoline engine option can make up to 155 horsepower and 192 Nm of torque. The diesel option can produce 185 horsepower and 402 Nm of torque. Only the entry-level GL 2.0 FWD MT is available with a six-speed manual transmission.The automatic gasoline variant uses a six-speed automatic gearbox, while the diesel variants come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission.</p>