2.0 NU Premium M/TFrom R 409,900
or R 6,099pm
R7,418 Trade-in AssistON PROMOZero DepositON PROMO
• Front, Side & Curtain Airbags
• ABS and EBD
• LED Daytime Running Lights
• Auto Locking Doors
• Audio System
• Steering Wheel Multifunction Controls
• Rear View Camera
2.0 NU Premium A/TFrom R 429,900
or R 6,499pm
Zero DepositON PROMOZero DepositON PROMO
• Same as Premium M/T
• Automatic Gearbox
2.0 NU Executive A/TFrom R 469,900
or R 4,699pm
• Same as Premium A/T
• ESP, VSM & DBC
• Hill start Assist Control
• Full Auto Dual Zone Air Con
• Leather Seats
• Blind Spot Detection
• Rear View Camera & RPDC
2.0 NU Elite A/TFrom R 509,900
or R 5,099pm
• Same as 2.0 Executive
• Smart Key with Push Button Start
• Panoramic Sun Roof
1.6 T GDI Elite DCTFrom R 574,900
or R 5,699pm
• Same as 2.0 Elite
• Gasoline Direct Injection Turbo Engine
• EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission
2018 Tucson R2.0
Executive Diesel A/TFrom R 539,900
or R 5,399pm
• Same as 2.0 Executive
• Diesel Engine
2018 Tucson R2.0
Elite Diesel A/TFrom R 584,900
or R 5,799pm
• Same as 2.0 Elite
• Diesel Engine
The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) that offers the South African Automotive Market a new introduction to the exciting world of Hyundai style and promises to bring a healthy dose of the versatility that we’ve all been looking for in a family vehicle. Its European design stylings are evident in the Tucson SUV from the moment you first set eyes on this ground-breaking vehicle, thanks to an aggressive stance and prominent front grille.
The latest Tucson design also features unforgettable rear exterior details and lighting that enhances not just the vehicle looks, but also the driver’s visibility. This brilliant bit of automotive engineering is indicative of the 2018 Hyundai Tucson SUV as a whole and we at Group 1 Hyundai are supremely confident that this vehicle will become one of the most popular vehicles in its class.
Is the Best Hyundai Tucson SUV the latest 2018 model? In our opinion yes, but it is not just us that have some sterling words for this amazing new Hyundai vehicle:
“There is strong Sante Fe design DNA in the looks, though the Tucson is clearly a more of an athletic and aggressive design. Sculpted sides and what they call “directional” wheel arches give it quite a dynamic look”
“The new Tucson offers a fresh, sporty exterior and appealing interior design while making overall fuel efficiency a top priority, with significantly enhanced fuel economy ratings over the previous model.”
Car and Driver
“A seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, torque-rich four-cylinder turbo, stiff structure, and improved chassis are some of the attributes that give this compact crossover a more composed, more substantial—dare we say almost engaging?—feel behind the wheel. “
2018 Hyundai Tucson Engine Specs
The new South African Hyundai Tucson Engine Specs are everything you would expect from an award winning SUV. Powered by a choice of the outstanding 1.6 GDI turbo-petrol engine, the impressive 2.0-litre NU Petrol Engine or the R2.0 CRDi Diesel Engine, both power and torque are yours for the using each and every time you take to the roads of SA. The basic breakdown of the current Hyundai Tucson Engine Specs are as follows:
|2.0 NU Petrol||115kW @ 6200||196Nm @ 4000|
|1.6 T GDI||130kW @ 5500||265Nm @ 4500|
|R2.0 CRDi Diesel||131kW @ 4000||400Nm @ 2750|
Please Note! For optimal driving pleasure the Tucson 1.6 T GDI Elite will include option of the new 7-speed EcoShift® Dual Clutch Transmission. This breakthrough automotive technology offers unforgettable direct control and the perfect balance between engine power and fuel efficiency.
The Hyundai Tucson brochure is available for download here. If you would like to chat to us about the 2018 Hyundai Tucson launch then please feel free to contact us at our showrooms in either Midrand in Gauteng or Knysna in the Western Cape.
Hyundai Tucson Interior Accessories
The latest Hyundai model offers next level comfort features to both driver and passengers alike. In fact, the Interior Accessories have all been ergonomically designed to ensure ultimate driving pleasure in a cabin environment that includes:
- Steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls
- Integrated Bluetooth® hands-free phone system
- 5-inch colour touchscreen system and rearview camera
- Dual automatic climate control
Hyundai Tucson Exterior Accessories
With its aggressive stance, prominent grill design, stylish LED headlights and sculpted hood the new Tucson is possibly one of the best looking vehicles in its class. To add to this it also hosts a number of Exterior Accessories that include:
- Rear spoiler
- Panoramic sunroof option that extends from the front seats to the back
- Hands-free smart liftgate
The Hyundai Tucson is a SUV that was designed and built with the South African family driver in mind. If you would like to know more about the Hyundai Tucson Extra’s on this page, then please contact us to discuss the Hyundai Tucson SUV and what it will offer you in terms of comfort and safety.
Hyundai Tucson Review
Although this will be the first time since 2010 that a new Hyundai Tucson in South Africa is being made available for sale to the SA public, the Tucson brand name has never quite been forgotten in the local automotive market thanks to its reputation for reliability and comfort. Both of these features are still found in the all new next generation Hyundai Tucson, but now there are a few more additional ones as well. These incredible new features include award winning design stylings, world class safety features, ergonomic use of interior space, 2 new fule efficient engines, and a choice of 4 different trim levels.
Tucson Road Handling
The previous-generation of Tucsons had two rear-suspension designs, but this time around, every Tucson features takes advantage of the same multilink rear-suspension design, dampers, strut front suspension, and front and rear anti-roll bars. This not only helps to ensure uniform road handing across across all trim types, but also means that even the entry level Tucson 2.0 NU Premium Manual offers the best possible driving experience.
Packed Full of NextGen Tucson Features
When you drive a new Hyundai Tucson, you’ll get to enjoy a long list of standard features that includes a 5-inch touchscreen audio system with 6 speakers, both smartphone and auxiliary inputs, ABS, EBD and a rearview park assist camera. To add to this there are also power windows, automatic door locks and the 17-inch alloy wheels help to give the Tucson a great look, confident ride and extremely responsive handling.
Why Choose the Hyundai Tucson?
Hyundai is phasing out the ix35 name and in its place will be the next generation Hyundai Tucson. This vehicle offers South African drivers the chance to enjoy premium SUV driving at an affordable price, without sacrificing on fuel economy, comfort, safety and stylish good looks. We at Group 1 are supremely confident that once again the South African public will fall in love with the dynamic Hyundai Tucson and will take this SUV to the highest levels of SA automotive popularity. Don’t delay, Book a Test Drive today!
Hyundai Tucson Fuel Consumption*
The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Consumption Figures are the result of tests done under European driving conditions and what they revealed is an amazingly economical combined fuel consumption rate that is easy on the pocket as well as the planet. These Hyundai Fuel Consumption Figures for all current trim types are as follows:
|Consumption rates||Litre per 100 kms|
|Tucson 2.0 NU Manual||8,9 Litres / 100 km|
|Tucson 2.0 NU Automatic||9,0 Litres / 100 km|
|Tucson 1.6 T GDI DCT||8,5 Litres / 100 km|
|Tucson R2.0 A/T||7,9 Litres / 100 km|
Tucson Safety Features
Thanks to an impressive 5-star EURO NCAP rating the Hyundai Tucson comes standard with some of the most advanced safety features in its class. These include, but are by no means limited to:
- Driver, Passenger, Side & Curtain Airbags
- ABS and EBD
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- Auto Locking Doors
Hyundai Tucson Dimensions
As big on space as it is on style, the Hyundai Tucson is perfect for families, people with an active outdoor lifestyle and those of us who enjoy taking road trips.
- Tucson Length: 4475mm
- Tucson Width: 1620mm
- Tucson Height: 1655mm
- Tucson Wheelbase: 2670mm
Hyundai Tucson Colours
The all new Hyundai Tucson in South Africa is available in a number of eye catching colours, these include but are not limited to:
- Phantom Black
- Pure White
- Ara Blue
- Platinum Silver
- Milk Tea
- Pepper Grey
- Sepia Topaz
Frequently Asked Hyundai Tucson Questions and Answers
Which Hyundai Tucson should I buy?Show The Answer +
In our opinion the petrol driven 2.0 NU Elite with automatic transmission is possibly one of the best Sports Utility Vehicles in the country! It comes standard with a host of comfort and convenience features including Full Auto Dual Zone Air-conditioning, Leather Seats, a Smart Key with Push Button Start and a Panoramic Sun Roof. It also has some of the best safety features found in this class of vehicle. These safety features include, but are by no means limited to, a Rear View Camera and RPDC, Blind Spot Detection, ESP, VSM and of course DBC.
What are the variants of the Hyundai Tucson?Show The Answer +
There is a Tucson for every occasion thanks to the 7 model variants you’ve got to choose from. These are the fun 2.0 NU Premium with manual transmission, the exciting 2.0 NU Premium with automatic transmission, the exceptional 2.0 NU Executive with automatic transmission, the outstanding 2.0 NU Elite with automatic transmission, the popular 1.6 T GDI Elite DCT, the phenomenal Executive Diesel with automatic transmission and the extraordinary Elite Diesel with automatic transmission.
Which Hyundai Tucson model is the best?Show The Answer +
When you have a range of SUV’s that are this good choosing the best is not easy. That said, if we had to pick just one out of this incredible range it would have to be the 2.0 NU Elite with automatic transmission. The comfort features alone make it one of the most luxuries vehicles we’ve ever built, but when you add our legendary Hyundai reliability and safety you have a vehicle that stands tall amongst its SUV competitors.
What is the top of the range Hyundai Tucson?Show The Answer +
This would have to be the 1.6 T GDI Elite DCT! It is Hyundai design and technology at its finest and without a doubt a vehicle that is at the top of its class. Test drive one of these outstanding vehicles today and experience for yourself the true meaning of luxurious quality.
Which is better Hyundai Tucson petrol or Hyundai Tucson diesel?Show The Answer +
The answer to this question boils down to personal choice. If you are unsure of which engine type would best suit your driving style or vehicle needs, then please chat to one of our Group 1 Hyundai sales team. They will only be too happy to assist you in any way that they can.
Is the Hyundai Tucson available in diesel?Show The Answer +
Yes it is! There is the Tucson Executive Diesel Model and the Elite Diesel Model. Both come with automatic transmissions and are powered by the Hyundai R2.0 CRDi Diesel engine which puts out 131kW of power and 400Nm of torque.