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2010 Hyundai Tucson

At a Glance

Pricing $18,995 - $28,695
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.4l I4
Transmissions A6, M6
Fuel Economy 21-23 (city), 28-31 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 51

Overview Information

The Tucson is a compact SUV from Hyundai that competes with hot sellers like the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, and Toyota RAV4. Compared to these vehicles, the Tucson has about the same passenger volume and wheelbase, but gives up a little bit of cargo room due to its shorter overall length. The smaller and lighter Tucson boasts an impressive fuel economy rating of 23 city/31 hwy for the FWD model.

What Changed:

The new second generation Tucson is longer and wider than its predecessor. The new model has a restyled exterior and interior. A 2.4l four-cylinder engine is the standard engine. A six-speed automatic is standard on all models except the base model with is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. The Tucson continues to offer both FWD and AWD models.

Official Word:

In 2010, a revolutionary new Tucson joins the rapidly evolving Hyundai product line. The sleek crossover from Hyundai, with its athletic European design, strikes a stark contrast from its predecessor and improves in every functional area, from its roomier cabin with extra cargo space to its leap in fuel economy and technology. Tucson features the company's "Fluidic Sculpture" design language and is the first vehicle in Hyundai's 24/7 version 2.0 product initiative (seven all-new models by...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Tucson GLS 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) M6 FWD 22/30/26 51 $18,995
Tucson GLS 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 23/31/27 51 $19,995
Tucson GLS Popular 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 23/31/27 51 $21,695
Tucson GLS Popular 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 21/28/24 51 $23,195
Tucson GLS Navigation 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 23/31/27 51 $23,695
Tucson Limited 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 23/31/27 51 $24,345
Tucson GLS Navigation 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 21/28/24 51 $25,195
Tucson Limited 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 21/28/24 47 $25,845
Tucson Limited Premium 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 23/31/27 51 $27,195
Tucson Limited Premium 2.4l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 21/28/24 47 $28,695