Published the motor range of the new Hyundai Tucson

Published the motor range of the new Hyundai Tucson

September 4, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

A few days ago, the Korean automaker published a teaser image of the new generation of the Hyundai Tucson crossover. The car will be officially presented in mid-September, but we managed to find out some details before the premiere.

According to 32cars, the new product will be available at launch with two motors and four transmissions to choose from. So, under the hood will be a 1.6-liter 178-horsepower gasoline unit with turbocharging and direct injection of the new SmartStream family. Such an engine is familiar from the Hyundai Sonata and Kia K5 updated last year.

As a transmission, the engine relies on an 8-band hydromechanical automatic, but a 7-speed robotized gearbox with two clutches from the Hyundai Veloster hatchback is provided for Tucson. A hybrid transmission with an additional 59 hp electric motor will work with the same power unit. and a 6-band automatic transmission.

The second will be the 2.0-liter diesel engine of the R family, which debuted on the current Tucson. Its output is 182 hp. As a transmission – 8-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive transmission can only be ordered with this unit.

Another notable feature of the new Tucson is that it is 50-80 kg lighter than the current one in comparable versions.