Blogger Alexander Lee provided advice on the choice of the most popular Korean crossover Hyundai Tucson with mileage.
According to experts, persistent consumer demand for the compact SUV contributes a decent combination of price, quality and equipment of the car, but when buying a used Tucson is likely to encounter some surprises. The paintwork of autoblogger no complaints: the protective pads on the perimeter of the exterior perfectly protects the paintwork from damage, and the body susceptible to rust in a fairly acceptable range. The only negative – in the winter when touch-free car washes can climb paint with a plastic lining.
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One of the practical features of this car that distinguishes it from most of analogues is opening separately the trunk lid, so you can easily put inside light loads. Also positive the driver is described the constructive peculiarities of trunk in various niches, which greatly enhances its practicality. Overall, however, the capacity of the Luggage compartment of the Hyundai Tucson is significantly less than that of its main competitors: “325 litres, which is more typical of the hatchback Golf-class, not for crossovers”.
Finally, gamma motor for the SUV are 4 extremely reliable power units: two petrol 2.0 and 2.7 liters, and two turbo-diesel, both with a volume of 2.0 liters, but one of them is the GT version of 140 “horses”. On the dynamics of “charged” diesel looks better even of their gasoline counterparts, accelerating to a hundred km/h in 11.1 seconds, which is 0.2 faster than the “atmosfernyi”. Trouble with engines can occur only with misuse – in case of untimely replacement of oil tends to clog the valve system and valve timing VTi, the engine noticeably loses traction. To fill the diesel engines need high quality diesel, or they can also start to triple and to lose power.
Overall, says the blogger, used Hyundai Tucson you can buy, if a previous owner responsibly to care for him: “When you use quality fuel, oil, candles, filters – fuel consumption will be like in the book, 11-12 liters. Good car for the money!”.