ALL-NEW 2016 HYUNDAI TUCSON CROSSOVER DEBUTS AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Posted on 09. Apr, 2015 by in Hyundai Canada

NEW YORK, Apr 1, 2015 – Hyundai currently denounced a all-new Tucson crossover application automobile during a New York International Auto Show. The new Tucson offers a fresh, sporty extraneous and appealing interior pattern while creation altogether fuel potency a tip priority, with significantly extended fuel economy ratings over a prior model. Further, a new Tucson, when versed with Automatic Emergency Braking, is approaching to accept a Top Safety Pick+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). For 2016, modernized reserve technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking with walking detection, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and customary rearview camera also will be offered. The new Tucson will arrive during Hyundai dealers in July.

BOLD, SCULPTED DESIGN

The 2016 Tucson pattern employs sculpted physique forms and sporty contours for an athletic, confidant and distinguished appearance. The front perspective proudly presents a hexagonal-shaped grille, a pivotal component of Hyundai’s pattern signature, extended by accessible high-efficiency LED twin-projector headlights, LED headlight accents and integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs). 

2016 Tucson

The wheelbase has been increasing by some-more than an inch, for extended pattern proportions, interior coherence and a smoother ride. For a initial time, 19-inch amalgamate wheels will be offered, with a energetic asymmetrical spoke design, surrounded by forward-raking circle arch design. Even a doorway handles underline accessible proceed LED lamps. The new Tucson’s roof rails are neat and low-profile, for an integrated, organic appearance. From a rear, a Z-shaped impression line above a back wheels accentuates an aggressive, sporty side profile. The back perspective conveys fortitude and a wide, sporty stance, for lively both on and off-road. The taillights also implement LED technology, formulating a reward pattern component while providing extended prominence from a rear. Finally, twin, bevel-cut chrome empty tips and a customary back spoiler supplement even some-more sporty cues from a back view.

2016 Tucson

LARGER INTERIOR WITH PREMIUM MATERIALS

On a inside, a premium, wrapped instrument row with will be offered, with extra-wide instrument row contours to raise occupants’ altogether clarity of interior roominess. A stitched, premium, soft-touch pad is located nearby a driver’s right knee, for softened comfort during prolonged commutes or energetic cornering. Interior hold points have been upgraded with premium, soft-touch materials. All interior switchgear has a some-more polished feel during operation. The altogether ambience of roominess is offer extended by an accessible full-length breathtaking sunroof, permitting both front and back passengers day or night skyward visibility.

2016 Tucson

The 2016 Tucson is longer, wider and has a longer wheelbase than a prior indication for incomparable interior volume and versatility. Overall, load room has been increasing to 31.0 cubic feet, a full 5 cubic feet over a prior model, with a dual-level back load building offer enhancing cargo-carrying versatility. The back liftgate opening has been extended in each dimension, for incomparable load flexibility. The 60/40 back seatbacks have a incomparable operation of tractable recline for varying combinations of passengers and cargo, with an increasing accessible recline of 37 degrees compared with 28 degrees for a prior model. 

ADVANCED, POWERFUL AND EFFICIENT NEW POWERTRAINS

2016 Tucson powertrain offerings also have been softened with tip potency levels as a primary target. Base models offer a Nu engine family, 2.0-liter, direct-injected four-cylinder with an estimated 164 horsepower and 151 lb.-ft. of torque, joined with a 6-speed involuntary transmission. The six-speed involuntary offers SHIFTRONIC primer changeable mode and includes an overdrive lock-up torque converter for aloft fuel economy during highway speeds. Based on middle tests, fuel economy for a 2.0L FWD indication is estimated during 23 (city), 31 (highway), 26 (combined). The 26-mpg total fuel economy rating is a one-mpg alleviation over a prior model. Further, powertrain NVH has been reduced by hydraulic smoothness ascent and recalibrated engine mounts.

Eco, Sport and Limited models offer a new, Gamma engine family, 1.6-liter turbocharged, direct-injected four-cylinder with an estimated 175 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque. Peak torque smoothness starts during usually 1,500 rpm and binds by 4,500 rpm, for low-RPM responsiveness and opening in bland pushing conditions. The turbocharger facilities low-inertia turbo-spooling response characteristics, and an electronic wastegate control for some-more accurate control of plural pressure. Internally, piston-cooling oil jets safeguard cooler piston temperatures for extended engine life. Further, a Gamma engine facilities a new H2O coupler insert that automatically prioritizes cooling in a top turn of a cylinder block, where some-more explosion feverishness is generated, ensuing in revoke cylinder conduct temperatures and permitting for leaner air/fuel mixtures for softened fuel efficiency.

The turbo engine is joined to a new, first-in-segment seven-speed EcoShift® dual-clutch smoothness (DCT). This dual-clutch smoothness offers superb potency with quick, seamless changeable and sprightly acceleration. When compared with some competitors’ continuously-variable transmissions, this DCT is means to hoop some-more torque with minimal appetite stop around a powertrain doing operation and with incomparable continuance characteristics. Based on middle tests, estimated fuel economy for this powertrain on Eco FWD models is 26 (city), 33 (highway), 29 (combined), a 5-mpg alleviation over a former Tucson 2.4L engine. Sport and Limited FWD turbo engine models are estimated during 25 (city), 30 (highway), 27 (combined), representing a 3-mpg alleviation in total fuel economy over a former Tucson 2.4L engine. In addition, a new Tucson’s fuel tank has been increasing by 1.1 gallons for even incomparable pushing range. 

ALL-WHEEL DRIVE CAPABILITY

2016 Tucson will offer an modernized AWD complement grown by Hyundai in and with Magna Powertrain. The complement includes a driver-selectable AWD close that allows a differentiated torque separate between front and back wheels, for off-road and intensely sleazy highway conditions. The complement also includes Active Cornering Control, that automatically transfers torque to a wheels with a many traction. The complement reduces understeer and enhances cornering opening by braking a inside back circle and delivering some-more torque to a outward back wheel, providing a torque-vectoring effect. Finally, a complement incorporates both Hillstart Assist and Downhill Brake Control to support drivers confronting pointy slip or decrease conditions.

REFINED, RESPONSIVE CHASSIS

The 2016 Tucson height offers extended pushing dynamics with some-more than one in. boost in breadth and a 1.2 in. boost in wheelbase for incomparable float comfort and linear stability. The front and back overhangs were increasing in smaller suit to this increasing wheelbase, centering some-more of a Tucson’s mass within a wheelbase for softened doing response and control. Even more, a whole Tucson framework is some-more rigid, now regulating some-more than 50 percent Advanced High Strength steel compared with 18 percent for a former model. The new Tucson also advantages from vital use of constructional adhesives during aloft highlight points on a framework and some-more endless use of hot-stamping methods for incomparable rigidity. The structure also uses four-point bushing mounts for softened comfort and reduced highway noise.

A world’s initial shock-absorber ascent structure, a 2016 Tucson employs a dual-reinforcing row back wheelhouse design, that optimizes panels that are disposed to vibration, ensuing in a 109 percent boost in rigidity, reduced highway sound levels and float and doing improvements.

The Tucson cessation has been extended for some-more accurate doing but sacrificing float comfort. The front cessation is a MacPherson strut design, with curl springs, gas-filled startle absorbers and a 24.7 mm stabilizer bar. The back cessation is an independent, multi-link design, now with twin revoke arms for both FWD and AWD, for optimal float comfort and physique control.

Both front and back suspensions use SACHS® dampers and lightweight, vale stabilizer bars for higher physique control in all pushing conditions. Rear cessation control arms have been extended to minimize cove and toe changes around a cessation transport range, that has been increasing to softened catch incomparable impacts. In addition, a hop bumpers now use a some-more sophisticated, hydraulic-type design, for some-more polished responses over incomparable highway impacts. Suspension bushings are now stoical of a higher-dampening fake rubber for smoother float characteristics when compared with required rubber.

2016 Tucson also offers Drive Mode Select, that allows a motorist to customize their Tucson’s energetic responses, such as steering feel, smoothness and altogether powertrain responsiveness to their preferences, and to changing highway or trade conditions.

LOWER NVH, BETTER AERODYNAMICS

To urge NVH characteristics, a 2016 Tucson has practical a series of sound dampening and insulation measures, such as:

  • Engine mounts have been extended to softened catch engine vibrations
  • Rear cross-members have altered from a direct-mount pattern to a bushing-mount design
  • Sound insulation element has been combined to a middle fenders, underbody, instrument panel, smoothness hovel and all cabin pillars
  • The doorway fasten mechanisms were extensively refined, with revoke noise, lift resistance, middle friction, and incomparable closure damping
  • To revoke breeze sound in a cabin, aerodynamics have also been softened to 0.33 Cd, a 0.02 revoke fellow of drag (Cd) than a former model

Tucson’s revoke fellow of drag was achieved by a special aerodynamic pattern concentration on a A-pillar design, back spoiler side ornament pattern and underbody panels, all of that revoke atmosphere spiral and ensuing aerodynamic drag.

IMPROVED STEERING FEEL

In addition, steering feel has been extended with an softened motor-driven appetite steering complement and endless use of lightweight, firm aluminum for a shelve assembly, for incomparable pointing and feedback. Overall attrition for a steering complement has been reduced by some-more than 20 percent compared to a prior model. The Tucson’s motor-driven appetite steering is some-more fit and quieter than normal hydraulic systems by shortening parasitic waste from subordinate belts and their continual drag on a powertrain. Further, a steering complement has been upgraded for some-more accurate and fast adjustments in steering feel with changing pushing conditions. The steering circle itself now offers a wider operation of lean and telescopic composition for incomparable motorist comfort.

SEGMENT FIRSTS AND NEW FEATURES

The 2016 Tucson offers several compress CUV shred firsts, including ventilated front seats and YES Essentials® stain-resistant seats. Newly accessible facilities on Tucson embody LED headlights and accents, LED Daytime Running Lights, HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) that turn-in with a instruction of a steering wheel, LED map lights, tone LCD cluster display, particular tire monitoring, appetite newcomer chair and exhilarated back seats.

The new Tucson also offers a intelligent appetite liftgate with auto-open. The intelligent appetite liftgate enables a Tucson owners to automatically open a back liftgate, hands-free, by simply station within a few feet of a liftgate for a few seconds with a pivotal fob in a slot or purse. This is generally accessible whenever a owners might be holding selling bags or other equipment and needs hands-free entrance to a load area.

AUDIO, NAVIGATION AND CONNECTIVITY TECHNOLOGY

The new Tucson will offer a customary five-inch tone LCD arrangement with rearview camera and touchscreen duty for discerning operation. Apple Siri® “Eyes Free” formation also is now available. On a navigation-equipped Tucson, renouned apps such as Pandora® Internet Radio and Yelp® are already integrated with a multimedia system. The Yelp® app has been optimized for Tucson’s eight-inch touchscreen and will assistance find restaurants, selling and more. Selected restaurants will also offer reviews, ratings, hours and pricing. Once a grill is chosen, a navigation complement can yield directions to a grill but even requiring passengers to submit a address.

For audiophiles, Tucson also offers an accessible 405-watt, AM/FM/SiriusXM reward audio complement with 8 speakers. The latest era of SiriusXM Travel Link® with Traffic, Sports, Weather, Stocks, Fuel Prices and Movies is also available. SiriusXM’s Tune Start® allows a replay of a strain from a commencement whenever a preset is selected. Additional multi-cultural channels are also available. Tucson will also offer Hyundai’s next-generation navigation system, with an advanced, eight-inch arrangement for easy legibility. Display liughtness increasing by 33 percent over a former complement for extended daytime visibility. This system’s softened touchscreen attraction creates it even easier to hold and drag for complement inputs. The shade also now offers a split-screen arrangement with both map and song information accessible simultaneously.

COMPREHENSIVE SAFETY FEATURES

The 2016 Tucson is approaching to accept a Top Safety Pick+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when versed with Automatic Emergency Braking. For 2016, new, modernized reserve technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking with walking detection, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and customary rearview camera are offered. In addition, modernized high-strength steel represents over 50 percent of a new Tucson’s structure, for extended pile-up safety.

The Tucson is engineered to yield a passengers with mixed defensive reserve layers. The A-pillar and counterpart blind spots were reduced for extended motorist visibility. The steel unibody has integrated press zones and a high-tensile front sub-frame designed to work together to revoke a army that typically strech a newcomer compartment. The core pillars offer as a anchors of a ring structure that improves altogether side structure rigidity while also formulating some-more room for a doorway armrest and seat. All 4 doors also have middle ensure beams to strengthen passengers in a side-impact collision.

The whole physique bombard has been done stiffer and lighter interjection to endless use of modernized high-strength steel, and a use of Tailor Welded Blanks (TWB) reinforces pivotal constructional members. TWB assemblies mix steels of opposite density and grades regulating a worldly laser welding and stamping routine to grasp an optimal stiffness-to-weight ratio. TWBs revoke physique weight while enhancing pile-up appetite management.

Tucson also facilities a customary Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that alerts drivers if one or some-more tires are under-inflated, including a tire’s location.

COLOR

The new Tucson offers 8 appealing extraneous colors and 3 interior tone environments. Six of these extraneous colors are all-new, including Chromium Silver, Coliseum Gray, Ruby Wine, Mojave Sand, Sedona Sunset and Caribbean Blue. Winter White and Ash Black fill out a different eight-color offering. Interior tone environments embody black, beige and gray in cloth, and black or beige in leather, accessible on Limited models.

NEXT-GENERATION BLUE LINK®

The 2016 Tucson offers a next-generation of Hyundai Blue Link®, with extended safety, use and infotainment telematics. Blue Link brings seamless connectivity directly into a automobile with record like remote start/stop, end hunt powered by Google®, remote doorway lock/unlock, automobile finder, call roadside assistance, remote meridian control and stolen automobile recovery. Many of these facilities can even be tranquil around a latest Android Wear smartwatch offerings.

In further to these facilities and services, Tucson models versed with Blue Link come customary with one year of nominal Blue Link® Connected Care. Connected Care is a apartment of reserve and automobile caring facilities providing Hyundai owners with giveaway active services including involuntary collision notification, SOS puncture assistance, extended roadside assistance, monthly automobile health stating and upkeep alerts.

Blue Link is charity in 3 use packages: Connected Care, Remote and Guidance.

Connected Care package (complimentary for 1-year):

  • Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Assistance
  • SOS Emergency Assistance
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance
  • Monthly Vehicle Health Report
  • Maintenance Alerts
  • Automated Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification (DTC)
  • Service Link
  • Blue Link App (smartphone, smartwatch)
  • On-Demand Diagnostics
  • Driving Information
  • Hyundai Assurance Car Care in-vehicle app

Remote package:

  • Remote Start with Climate Control
  • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
  • Remote Horn and Lights
  • Car Finder around Mobile App
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery/Slowdown/Immobilization
  • Vehicle Safeguard Alerts
    • Geo-Fence
    • Valet Alert
    • Speed/Curfew Alert
  • Alarm Notification

Guidance package:

  • Destination hunt powered by Google®
  • Destination Send-to-Car by Google®

More sum on specific Blue Link-equipped vehicles accessible during www.hyundaibluelink.com.

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