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2015 New York Auto Show: 2016 Hyundai Tucson hits North America

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Hyundai yesterday introduced the all-new 2016 Tucson to the North American public at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Sporting the brand's signature hexagonal front grille and built on a completely new platform, the redesigned compact CUV will go on sale this summer at a price that has yet to be disclosed.

Customers will be presented with a choice of two engines, both offering improved responsiveness: a standard 2.0L GDI engine producing 164 horsepower and a new, turbocharged 1.6L GDI engine rated at 175 horsepower. The former is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, while the latter comes with a new 7-speed EcoShift dual-clutch transmission (a segment first). New shock absorbers, a new suspension, and a new electric power steering complete the technical aspect of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson.

Inside, you'll find new soft-touch, high-quality materials across the cabin surfaces, a driver-oriented cockpit, and a rearview camera. The 2016 Tucson is also available with:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking system with pedestrian detection;
  • Lane Departure Warning and Lane Change Assist;
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert;
  • Blind Spot Detection;
  • HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light System;
  • Heated front and rear seats (cooled front seats are another option);
  • Panoramic sunroof;
  • 8.0” touchscreen AVN 4.0 navigation system;
  • Heated steering wheel and more.

All-wheel drive can be specified on all 2016 Hyundai Tucson models regardless of engine selection.