The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a mainstream compact SUV that slots above the sub-compact Hyundai Kona and below the mid-size Hyundai Santa Fe within the brand’s crossover lineup. The Tuson is set apart from the competition due to its long warranty, which helps to keep resale value strong. Prices start from an MSRP of $22,550.
Pros: Ride Comfort, Fuel-Efficiency, Roomy Interior, Zippy Engine
Cons: Some Cheap Cabin Materials, Smaller Cargo Area Than Some Competitors
Looks Best In: Ruby Wine exterior/Beige interior
Competition: Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Jeep Cherokee, Nissan Rogue, Chevrolet Equinox, Subaru Crosstrek
Safety Score: The 2018 Hyundai Tucson received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick distinction.
Summary: Although not as large as the three-row Volkswagen Tiguan and not as engaging to drive as the Mazda CX-5, the Hyundai Tucson is a practical and efficient choice in the compact SUV segment.
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