Automaker debuts new 3rd generation SUV for Nigerians [PHOTO]

Hyundai Motors Nigeria has a new model, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson. This comes with a roomy cabin, a lot of tech features, more.

2016 Hyundai Tucson

This is the successor to the iX35, The Guardian reports.

Features of this 2016 model include DAB digital radio, Bluetooth phone connectivity, USB ports, 18-inch alloy wheels, child safety PR DR lock, keyless entry with burglar alarm and automatic headlights.

The Tucson comes in two variants, Elegance and Evolution variants.

The Evolution comes with optional features, such as the auto Defrog system, ECM+Rear view camera, leather seats, power seats, parking assist, cruise control, privacy glass, button start (smart key), more.

Inside is a lot of cabin space for five people, a six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, lumbar support, flat-folding rear seats and dual-level cargo floor, according to Hyundai Motors’ Nigeria head of Sales and Marketing, Jatin Nadkarni.

"In fact, four six-footers won’t have any trouble getting comfortable in the Tucson – thanks to a roomy cabin that’s top of the class space-wise,” he stated.

This 2016 model is powered by a Nu engine family 2.0-litre direct-injection four-cylinder engine with 164 brake horsepower (bph), mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

Noteworthy is the fact that it comes an overdrive lock-up torque converter, this helps for higher fuel economy at highway speeds.

This means it comes with a 26-mpg combined fuel economy rating.

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