Full specs and pricing announced for new Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai has announced full specs for its new Tucson SUV, which will go on sale from September, priced between £18,695 and £32,345.

Five trim levels are available, ranging from the entry-level S model, through the mid-level SE and SE Nav trims, before finishing with the Premium and finally the range-topping Premium SE.

Standard features across the range are comprehensive, which every model getting DAB digital radio with MP3 compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic lights and air con.

Five trim levels available

The SE model, which is priced from £20,495, adds on extra kit like larger 17-inch alloys, rear parking sensors and heated front seats, alongside dual zone climate control and a Lane Keep Assist System.

SE Nav trims keep all the same kit as the SE, but for an extra £800 adds on a next-generation 8-inch touchscreen with integrated sat nav, a reversing camera and a system which displays speed limits.

Premium models come with even larger 19-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery and front parking sensors, along with automatic wipers and a heating function for the rear seats.

Wide range of equipment

The Premium version also comes with a wide range of safety equipment, which includes a blind spot detection feature and Autonomous Emergency Braking, which helps prevent low-speed collisions.

Finally, the top-of-the-range Premium SE model, which is priced from £28,345, comes with a heated steering wheel, keyless entry plus an automatic rear tailgate, LED headlights and a panoramic sunroof.

Replacing the ix35, the new Tucson is longer, wider and lower than and bears a closer resemblance to the larger Santa Fe with an assertive appearance, wing-shaped front bumpers and a stretched-back roofline.

Luggage capacity is generous with 513 litres even with the seats up, while power comes from a choice of two petrol and three diesel engines, plus manual, automatic and dual-clutch gearboxes.

On sale from September

A 1.6-litre petrol engine will be available in naturally aspirated or turbocharged forms, which a choice of either 133bhp or 174bhp, while the entry-level 1.7-litre diesel produces 113bhp.

Finally, a 2.0-litre diesel will be available with a choice of 134bhp or 181bhp outputs, while the larger diesel will also be available with a four-wheel drive layout for extra grip in slippery conditions.

Due to go into production at Hyundai’s factory in the Czech Republic, the new Hyundai Tucson will be available to buy from dealerships from this September onwards.