The first model IX35 SUV began to be produced in 2004. The first generation was produced from 2004 to 2009 and the second from 2009 to June 2015. In America, the IX35 sold under the name Tucson. The second-generation IX35 model presented to the public in 2009 in Frankfurt. At this year’s Geneva Motor Show was presented the third generation of the compact SUV Tucson 2016, which will replace the current IX35. Current IX35 will cease to be produced in June this year. There is information that Tucson will start in autumn 2016, immediately after the Motor Show and will feature, for the first time, the name Tucson globally.
2016 Hyundai IX35 – Exterior
The new 2016 Hyundai IX35 – Tucson will receive modern redesign and striking appearance than its predecessor. The front end will undergo major changes. It is expected accentuated hexagonal radiator grille with vertical slats and raised a “nose”. The new lights will be “borrowed” from the Sonata and Genesis models. 2016 Hyundai IX35-Tucson will have LED daytime running lights and fog lights. At the rear end of the car will be located thinner tail lights, lower bumper and redesigned tailgate. The new SUV Hyundai Tucson 2016 will share a platform with several models such as Hyundai i30, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Sorento. The new 2016 Hyundai ix35 will not exceed 6.5 cm and 3 cm wider than the current model. Wheelbase will be increased by about 3 cm. The result of this increase will be more space in the interior. The two rows of seats will comfortably accommodate 5 passengers.
2016 Hyundai IX35 – Interior
The interior will be significantly enhanced in comparison to the outgoing model. It will pleasantly surprise you with a premium look and premium feel, soft materials and optional “Red Wine” leather. Expect more room, a larger trunk, front seats with heating and ventilation. A number of keys that were located on the instrument panel have been replaced by large-screen multimedia system. Dynamics and car control will be improved. The new 2016 Hyundai IX35 – 2016 Hyundai Tucson will have a telescopic steering wheel, which helps to not jeopardize the ability of the driver, regardless of terrain in which to run. There will be 5 various equipment packages, but will further raise the price of the vehicle. For the safety of passengers and drivers will take care of numerous systems such as: system of automatic braking in the event of a collision, the system helps the driver to stay in lane in which it moves, the detector other vehicles that are in the blind spot, the Smart Parking Assist.
2016 Hyundai IX35 – Engines
The new 2016 Hyundai IX35 – Tucson will offer the European market a range of five engines. Market America will be offered only two engines. Tucson Euro 6 engines will feature lower fuel consumption and reduced emissions. Later versions are expected to fuel cell.
For the European market will be offered:
1) An aspirated 1.6 liter GDI petrol engine with 135 hp combined with a 6 – speed manual transmission.
2) Powerful turbo version of the engine of the same volume (1.6 liter) with 176 hp paired with an optional 7 – speed transmission with double clutch.
3) Diesel engine 1.7 liter CRDi with 115 hp and 6 – speed manual transmission.
4) Turbo diesel engine in two variants: 2.0 liter with 136 hp
5) 2.0 liter with 184 hp – a standard version with a 6-speed manual transmission or optional 7-speed transmission with double clutch.
For the US market are offered only two engines: a 2.0 liter and 2.4 liter GDI engine.
This year in March at the Geneva Motor Show Hyundai introduced the Tucson 48V Hybrid. The drive system consists of a diesel engine with 136 hp which is paired with a 6-speed manually scholars and an electric motor that produces 14 hp. The total combined strength will be 150 hp and 413 Nm of torque. Emissions reduced to 109 g / km. Hyundai presented and plug – in hybrid model consisting of 1.7 liter diesel engine with 115 hp, with a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox and an electric motor with 68 hp, which transmits power to the rear wheels resulting in a 4×4. The total combined power systems will amount to 183 hp and 474 Nm of torque. C02 emissions will amount to just 48g / km.
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