Hyundai Tucson Model Review

23/30  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.4  Sec.
0-60 MPH
31  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson?

With sleek lines, a spacious interior, and maximum comfort, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson is back with better trims, higher horsepower and additional safety features. Available in front or all-wheel-drive options, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a value-based vehicle in terms of price and size featured in Hyundai's selection of SUVs. Like the 2017 model, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson offers a high safety rating with features such as rear parking sensors, as well as LED headlights and taillights. As far as trims go, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson has gone through some changes: The SE Plus trim has been renamed as SEL Plus and the Value Trim has replaced the Sport Trim. The New SEL trim features items from last year's SE Popular Equipment Package. The Limited trim remains; while the high fuel economy rated Eco Trim and dramatic Night trim with black wheels have been discontinued. The 2018 Tucson models with SEL and Value trims allow you to watch your favorite shows a 7-inch infotainment display that integrates smartphones using Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Formerly, the SEL trim came with a smaller sized 5-inch screen.Designed for a comfortable ride, the 2018 Tucson comes with standard heated steering wheels for Limited AWD models and heated driver and front passenger seats for all models with SEL trim and up.

2018 Hyundai Tucson

Trims & Features

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is available in SE, SEL, and SEL Plus, Value and Limited trim levels. Heated front seats have been expanded to the lower-level SEL trim and above models, which also feature SiriusXM Radio and HD Radio. Like its prior models, all Tucsons will feature the Infinity Audio System. Features that will remain for all 2018 Hyundai Tucson models will include the 8.0-inch touchscreen navigation system and 4.2-inch display screen. The Value trim model also offers an inside rearview mirror that automatically dims and is accompanied by a 7-inch screen. All SEL Plus and Limited models come with three years of complimentary Blue Link Connected Care, as well as Remote Services to lock and unlock your car. In addition, the Guidance package helps drivers navigate the roads safely with regular multimedia system updates and free maps.

2018 Hyundai Tucson Exterior


The standard power for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson comes from a 2.0-liter engine with 4-cylinders and a 6-speed automatic with manual shift mode, resulting in 164 horsepower and torque of 151 foot pounds. The SE, SEL, and SEL Plus models feature standard horsepower. For faster acceleration, you can also spring for the 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 175 horsepower and a torque of 191 foot pounds featuring a 7-speed dual clutch, available with the Value and Limited models.


2018 Hyundai Tucson InteriorThe Tucson supports defensive driving by warning drivers of changes in the road with Lane Departure Warning and supporting safe lane changes with Lane Change Assist in all Limited Trim models and up. Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection provides protection and helps drivers safely brake to prevent fatalities. Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection is available in all Limited Trim Models and up. During nighttime or severe weather conditions, HID headlights allow the headlights to bend in the direction of the turn for maximum visibility of the road ahead. Blind spots are a huge concern for drivers and all 2018 Tucson models come fully equipped with rear-cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring which help maneuver through difficult locations. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with child seat LATCH anchors to safely secure children in the event of turbulence or sudden braking to avoid collisions. The Hyundai Tucson received the NHTSA's highest rating of 5-stars. As an IIHS "Top Safety Pick" for 2018, the Tucson achieved the maximum "good" ratings in crash testing and protection. Versions of the Tucson with Blue Link include safety features for teen drivers related to boundary alerts, speed, and even curfew. Blue link also provides automatic collision notification and emergency calls. You can also program text or automatic email alerts to family or friends if you push the panic button. The Tucson will keep you connected to family in the event of emergency and help with defensive driver with driver assistance and collision avoidance systems.

Tucson Questions

Tucson News

You are viewing all posts for categories: Tucson

Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $395.00 doc fee. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.