2018 Hyundai Tucson

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$22,550

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2018 Hyundai Tucson
2018 Hyundai Tucson

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Attractive styling
  • Roomy interior
  • Available safety technology
  • Available convenience features

The bad:

  • Mediocre gas mileage
  • Uncomfortable backseat
  • Odd transmission behavior
  • Standard multimedia screen is too small

6 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2018 Hyundai Tucson trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Five-seat compact SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Standard backup camera
  • New SEL trim level

2018 Hyundai Tucson review: Our expert's take


What it is: The Tucson is Hyundai’s compact SUV with seating for five and a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. Competitors include the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4.


Last year’s base SE with the Popular Equipment Package is now the SEL trim, and the SE Plus is now the SEL Plus. The SEL gets a standard 7-inch touchscreen audio system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.7
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

1.7

Engine failed

This car doesn't have alot of take off power. Not very comfortable as the driver. Now I have to be without a vehicle for two months & a week because the engine failed. There was issues with the engine's in these vehicle's. Very inconvenient when this is your only vehicle. The only up part about the situation is that it is being replaced at no cost to me. Will be trading or selling as soon as possible.

5.0

My baby Blue Bayou

Absolutely reliable. Haven’t had any issues & I wish I went a little bigger maybe the Hyundai Sante Fe sport model but I still like it ! I got the caribbean blue color so it makes me smile when I get in it

4.0

Been fine, haven't had it very long

I am a taller person but has adequate room for me to enter and exit ok. I am happy with the fuel mileage. it is comfortable to drive.

See all 275 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
60 months/60,000 miles
Corrosion
84 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
120 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/unlimited distance

Compare the competitors

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Kia Sportage

$23,750

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2017

Nissan Rogue

$23,820

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2018

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

$24,950

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