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2006 Hyundai Tucson
2006 Hyundai Tucson
Available Price Range $2,859-$8,987 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 21-24 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Hyundai Tucson

Our Take

With the Santa Fe already in its lineup, Hyundai introduced a second, smaller sport utility vehicle for the 2005 model year. Hyundai developed the Tucson to compete against the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4.Either a four-cylinder or V-6 engine can be installed, and a manual transmission... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rougher surfaces
  • Occasional tire and engine noise
  • Serious noise at highway speeds
  • No power seat option
  • Vanity mirrors not illuminated
  • Rear backrest adjustment hard to reach

Notable Features

  • Six standard airbags
  • Stability system standard
  • ABS standard
  • AWD optional
  • Four- or six-cylinder engine
  • Automatic has manual mode


Our Expert Reviews

I think I had a preconceived notion about what I would find when I drove the Hyundai Tucson. My thoughts were not very flattering; they mostly had to do with being cheap. I am pleased to say that I was totally off-base. The Hyundai Tucson I test drive is equipped with the Limited package. This top-of-the-line model rings up at just over $25,000 - not too shabby. The more I drive the Hyundai, ... Read full review for the 2006 Hyundai Tucson

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Consumer Reviews


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A chihuahua with the heart of a lion!

by Multiple Hyundai Owner from Woodstock, CT on August 20, 2008

I purchased 2 of these on the same day, one for me, one for my wife. The all wheel drive with the 4WD lock button on the dash is absolutely fantastic. A quick press of the button makes it so you can j... Read Full Review


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