Hyundai Tucson 2018 receives minor updates in the US

Updated Sep 29, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

These updates include additional equipment and new trim levels.

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.

Hyundai Tucson 2017 Night edition

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.

Hyundai Tucson 2017 Review

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 price in the Philippines
 Variants Fuel Type Price
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 2024

Hyundai Tucson

The 2023 Hyundai Tucson is a five-seater compact crossover. Locally, this model has two variants. There’s the GLS+ 2.0 CRDi, and the 2.0 GLS AT. The CRDi model is diesel, while the other one is gasoline. They then have a price of Php 1,840,000 and Php 1,570,000 respectively.

Under the hood, the GLS+ CRDi variant uses a 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine that can make up to 183 horsepower and 416 Nm of torque. The GLS meanwhile gets a 2.0-liter gasoline mill that can churn out 153 horsepower and 192 Nm of torque. 

For transmissions, the diesel variant uses an eight-speed automatic tranny. The gasoline version meanwhile uses a six-speed automatic tranny. Both variants are front-wheel-drive. 

Size-wise, the new Tucson is 4,630mm long, 1,865mm wide, and 1,665mm in height. They also come with a wheelbase length of 2,755mm, and a ground clearance of 181mm.

Locally, the Hyundai Tucson competes against the likes of the Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Chery Tiggo 5 Pro, Subaru Forester, Peugeot 3008, among others. 

₱ 1,570,000 - ₱ 1,840,000


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