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FWD 4-Door I4 Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 Manual GLS 22 30 $18,296 $18,995
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic GLS 23 31 $19,246 $19,995
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic GLS PZEV 23 31 $19,246 $19,995
AWD 4-Door I4 Automatic GLS 21 28 $20,671 $21,495
AWD 4-Door I4 Automatic GLS PZEV 21 28 $20,671 $21,495
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited 23 31 $23,134 $24,345
FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited PZEV 23 31 $23,134 $24,345
AWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited 21 28 $24,544 $25,845
AWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Limited PZEV 21 28 $24,544 $25,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$18,296
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Hyundai Tucson doesn't quite take the title of best small crossover, but it handily grabs "most improved" honors.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.1
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
- 103.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 173.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 25.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 55.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.31 x 0.39
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.02 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P225/60R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3179
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 6.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
- Gas I4
Fuel System
- MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 168 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.79
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.18
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.83
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.54
Trans Type
- 6
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.97
Summary
Body Style
- 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
- Hyundai Tucson
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7

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