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Hyundai launches Tucson long wheelbase version


ChinaLong, tall and has an increased wheelbase compared to the global version, the Hyundai Tucson L adds a large touchscreen, and the appearance changes.

To serve the tastes of large size models, wide legroom in the world’s most populous market, Hyundai launched the long wheelbase version of the Tucson L at the Guangzhou exhibition (November 20-29). The CUV model except the 1,865 mm width remains the same, measures 4,630 mm long, 1,665 mm high, 2,755 mm wheelbase, up 130 mm, 15 mm, 75 mm respectively compared to the US version.

Hyundai Tucson at the Guangzhou exhibition 2020. Photo: Autohome

In addition to the change in size, the Tucson L’s appearance is also slightly refined when sold in China. The head is covered with dark paint extending from the steering wheel to the fog lamp recess and the headlights. Silver front bumper. The rear bumper is more muscular.

Hyundai Tucson L owns an interior that is not much different from the international version. The entire touch screen entertainment center is the biggest difference when there are no mechanical buttons below. This style resembles the new generation Mercedes S-class that was released to the world on September 3.

The Hyundai Tucson L engine comes in two turbocharged petrol options. Type 1.5 liter with 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, with a capacity of 170 horsepower. The 2-liter engine works with an 8-speed automatic transmission, with a capacity of 240 horsepower.

Tucson L is produced at the Hyundai-Beijing joint venture plant in China. The manufacturer has not announced the selling price.

Pham Trung

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