Hyundai Tucson Sport revealed with new power of 204hp

Updated Nov 10, 2022 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

Hyundai has officially unveiled the high-performance version of the Tucson Sport SUV with a power of 204hp in South Africa.
The Tucson is always one of ideal Hyundai models for upgrade. According to the automaker, it took four years to build the high-performance version of beefed-up Sport model. At present, the Korean brand is preparing for the new Tucson’s world premiere, after its launch in South Africa.
Front view of the Hyundai Tucson Sport

The Tucson is always one of ideal Hyundai models for upgrade

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Based on the 1.6-liter turbocharged petrol engine from ongoing models, the Tucson Sport is now improved to reach the power of 204hp and 295 Nm of torque, instead of 177hp and 265 Nm of torque as in current Tucsons. Power reaches the front wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Angular rear view of the Hyundai Tucson Sport

The Tucson Sport is now improved to reach the power of 204hp

The Hyundai Tucson is widely considered a good-looking vehicle, so Hyundai has decided to offer this car a body kit comprising the front bumper, imported side skirts and rear diffuser along with blacked-out 19-inch alloys wheel in order to accent its sporty look. At the same time, the new car also comes with a 4-pipe sports exhaust to further set itself apart from the standard models.
Close up of 4-pipe sports exhaust of the Hyundai Tucson Sport

The new Tucson also comes with a 4-pipe sports exhaust 

Inside, the new Tucson Sport is furnished with standard features such as infotainment system with USB and auxiliary ports, climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, rain-sensing wipers and reverse-view camera. Moreover, it’s also added impressive safety speck including ABS with EBD, front/rear fog lights, ESP, SOfix child seat mounts and 6 airbags.

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Hyundai has revealed the Tucson Sport compact SUV is produced in a limited run of just 500 units.

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Know more about Hyundai Tucson 2023

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