Good-looking, well-specified, spacious and comfortable, the Hyundai Tucson has a lot going for it. In 2018, this practical family car was awarded the Best Car for Long Distances accolade by Auto Trader, beating off such prestigious competition as the Rolls-Royce Phantom.
This SUV is compact enough that it can effortlessly manage the hurly-burly of urban motoring, and fit into the majority of parking spaces. It nevertheless possesses a practical five-door body that makes it easy to safely secure young passengers, and provides straightforward access for more elderly travellers. There’s room inside for five adults, and certainly more than enough space for young families. The Tucson features a 513-litre boot, too, which expands to a very useful 1,503 litres when 60/40 split-folding rear seats are dropped flush to the floor.
Taking inspiration from Hyundai's N range of high-performance models, the N Line is the answer for those who want a sportier answer to the practical SUV. The suspension and steering has been tuned on the 1.6 T-GDi powertrain and defining features such as the unique front grille, boomerang shaped LED lights and darkened alloy wheels give this car a whole new purpose. The N branded interior and leather-suede sport seats compliments the exterior on Hyundai's exciting new model.
Entry-level S trims are typically installed with a 1.6-litre 115bhp diesel engine that delivers up to 57.6mpg and produces CO2emissions from 129g/km. Even greater efficiency is provided by models fitted with a 1.6-litre 136bhp diesel unit, which returns as much as 58.9mpg and produces emissions as low as 125g/km. If you would like your Tucson to deliver optimal potency, opt for the 1.6-litre 175bhp petrol engine, which enables the vehicle to go from 0-60mph in less than nine seconds.
The Tucson comes with Euro NCAP’s maximum five-star crash-test rating and a whole host of safety technology. As well as a full suite of airbags, ISOFIX child-seat fixtures and childproof rear door locks, this SUV features numerous driver aids as standard. For instance, Downhill Brake Control (DBC) automatically applies braking pressure whenever the vehicle proceeds downhill, allowing you to concentrate on steering.
In-car technology includes an eight-inch navigation system and a smart electric tailgate, which opens the boot when you approach so you can access the space easily with your hands full.
Why not put the new Hyundai Tucson through its paces by booking a test drive with Delgarth Motor Group today.