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2005 Hyundai Tuscon Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
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New Car Overview of the 2005 Hyundai Tuscon Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Description: Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Options & Features
Hyundai's new SUV, sized one step under Santa Fe, presents an athletic package and a flexible passenger compartment with five seats and room for gear.
The bay at the rear has an easy-to-clean floor and multiple tie-down points to secure cargo. Hyundai adds standard passive safety gear including frontal and seat-mounted side-impact air bags for front seats and curtain-style air bags above outboard seats in front and back. Active safety features extend to ABS and a traction control system (TCS) plus electronic stability program (ESP).
Tucson brings two engine options spread between three trims. The base GL employs a 2.0-liter four-in-line with CVVT. It produces 140-hp and ties to a 5-speed manual or optional 4-speed Shiftronic automatic. Tucson GLS and top-trim LX rate Hyundai's 2.7-liter V6 for 173-hp. With the V6 aboard, Tucson offers four-wheel-drive (4WD) equipment by Borg-Warner.
Standard on all trims are items like air conditioning, power controls for windows and door locks, a heat element for each exterior m...
2006 Hyundai Tuscon Small Sport Utility Vehicle
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New Car Overview of the 2006 Hyundai Tuscon Small Sport Utility Vehicle
Description: Small Sport Utility Vehicle
Options & Features
The small-class SUV from Hyundai -- riding on the platform of a car and rigged with commendable standard safety features including ESC with TCS -- presents a shapely sheetmetal package and a flexible passenger compartment with seats for five riders plus room in the rear for gear. The back bay has an easy-to-clean composite floor and multiple tie-down points to secure a load of cargo. Standard items for Tucson include air conditioning, power windows and a keyless entry system.
Tucson also brings four-cylinder and V6 powertrain options distributed across three levels of trim -- base GL, upgraded GLS and new deluxe Limited. The SUV also supports two traction formats with FWD or AWD. Tucson GL employs Hyundai's 2.0-liter four-in-line with CVVT. It produces 140 hp and ties to a five-speed manual or optional four-speed Shiftronic automatic. Tucson GLS and top-trim Limited rate Hyundai's 2.7-liter V6 for 173 hp.
Hyundai, largest car company in South Korea, invests in North America with its new Alabama assembly plant, a technology and engineering center in Michigan, research and design studios in California plus a test track in the Mojave Desert. As a result, many of the vehicles in Hyundai's extensive lineup for 2006 skew directly toward the American market -- such as Sonata, a mid-size sedan with V6 power that comes together at the Alabama plant. Azera pops up as Hyundai's elegant new flagship sedan for the USA, and Accent, smallest car in Hyundai's fleet, rolls out in a new design with segment-leading standard saf...
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The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover SUV
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The 2008 Hyundai Tucson compact crossover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV, MSRP $17,895.00 - $25,245.00 / Invoice $17,369.00 - $23,897.00) is available in GLS, SE and Limited trim levels. This model competes with the Ford Escape and Honda CR-V. Hyundai Tucson buyers can choose from a 140-horsepower, 2.0-liter I4 engine or a 173-horsepower, 2.7-liter V6 engine; and a five-speed manual or a four-speed shiftable automatic transmission. This vehicle can be had with either a front-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive system.
The Hyundai Tucson is a compact crossover SUV launched in 2005 by the Korean automaker Hyundai.1 The Tucson received accolades from Canadian Car of the Year "Best New Crossover" award for 2005.2 The first-generation Hyundai Tucson vehicles are assembled in Ulsan, Korea.
The Hyundai Tucson suspension features include a front and rear stabilizer bar, a MacPherson strut front suspension, a multi-link rear suspension, and a four-wheel independent suspension.
Exterior features for the Hyundai Tucson include a rear liftgate door, a manual flip-up liftgate window, a rear defogger, and a privacy glass. This model has an intermittent rear wiper, a roof rack, variable-intermittent wipers, and an inside-mounted spare tire. More features include a steel spare wheel, a temporary spare tire, all season tires, and 16 x 6.5 inch alloy wheels.
Hyundai Tucson instrumentation features include cargo tie downs, a tachometer, a clock, and a low fuel level warning.
Seats and trim features on the Hyundai Tucson include a fold flat passenger seat, a 5-person total seating capacity and a height adjustable driver seat. This model has cloth upholstery, bucket front seats and a driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support. This model is equipped with reclining rear seats, a 40-60 split bench rear seat, a split-folding rear seatback, and folding with storage center armrest.
The Hyundai Tucson basic convenience features include an overhead console with storage, power-dependent steering, 12V front, 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlets, and a tilt-adjustable steering wheel. This model has front and rear cupholders, front and rear door pockets, front seatback storage, and a front console with storage.
The Hyundai Tucson power and comfort features include power windows, power mirrors, front reading lights, and a cargo area light. This model has remote power door locks, 1 one-touch power window, heated mirrors, and dual vanity mirrors.
Hyundai Tucson entertainment and telematics features include an auxiliary MP3 audio input, an AM/FM in-dash single CD player stereo and a mast antenna. This model has 6-total speakers, an 80 watts stereo output and an XM satellite radio.
2008 Hyundai Tucson safety and security...