2018 HyundaiTucson
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2018 Hyundai Tucson at Thompson Hyundai

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a beautifully designed compact crossover SUV! The Tucson offers drivers a great price point, safety equipment and loads of convenience and technology features. There's even an optional turbocharged engine for additional performance and great fuel economy! Changes for 2018 include a reordering of the trim levels and the higher trim levels gain heated front seats and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto! If you think that the Tucson is the SUV for you read on!

Engine Performance

  • 2.0-Liter Naturally Aspirated Inline-4
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • 30 MPG on the Highway

Safety Features

  • Front Crumple Zone
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Anti-Locking Braking System

Vehicle Design

  • Integrated Blind-Spot Mirror
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Stain Resistant Cloth Upholstery

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What trim levels and features does the 2018 Tucson have?

Hyundai makes their passenger's comfort and happiness a priority with unexpected features and superior interior design! The Tucson is available in six trim levels ranging from the base SE to the top of the line Limited! The entry-level SE model comes loaded with great standard features like a height adjustable driver seat, privacy glass, stain resistant cloth upholstery, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, a rear seat with 60/40 split folding, and an integrated blind-spot mirror. Standard technology features for the SE model include a CD player, a 5-inch touchscreen, one USB port, a six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and a rearview camera! Move up to the SEL Plus model adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather upholstery, a sliding front center armrest, a power-adjustable passenger seat, keyless entry and ignition, automatic dual zone climate control, and upgraded door trim! The SEL Plus model also gains Hyundai's Blue Link connected services with integrated navigation, an 8-inch touchscreen, and an eight-speaker Infinity sound system!

What kind of powertrain options are offered for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson?

Hyundai offers a few different powertrain options for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson. The lower three trims are powered by a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated inline-4 engine that generates 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. Hyundai pairs this engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. With standard FWD this SUV can get 30 mpg on the highway and 23 mpg in town! Both the Value and Limited models are powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that produces 175 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque! This engine is paired with a 7-speed automatic dual clutch transmission and can get 30 mpg on the highway with FWD as well! Both of these engines can be equipped with AWD in lieu of standard FWD. Tucson models equipped with AWD come with a "lock" feature that ensures an equal split of torque between the front and rear wheels for better grip in low traction road conditions!

What type of safety and security features are available for the 2018 Tucson?

Hyundai knows that safety and security are important to all drivers and passengers and have created the Tucson to provide peace of mind while out on the road! The 2018 Tucson earned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's five-star overall crash safety rating! Standard features across the trim lineup include body side reinforcements, a front crumple zone, remote keyless entry, an anti-theft system, panic alarm, LATCH system, power window lockout button, an anti-locking braking system, and vehicle stability management. Other standard features include dual front seat-mounted side impact airbags, front and rear roof mounted side curtain airbags, and advanced dual front airbags!

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Final Thoughts on the 2018 Hyundai Tucson

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a great compact crossover SUV that offers a little something for every type of driver! Come down today to check out the Tucson in person and take one out for a test drive! If you have more questions fill out the contact form below or give us a call at 888-714-8028 to set up an appointment!

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