But with the latest version the brand has taken another significant step up the prestige ladder. Borrowing heavily from its bigger sibling, the Santa Fe, in the design stakes, the new Tucson is a very attractive competitor in what has become a fiercely contested segment.
In this video we review the two-wheel-driven 1.6-litre turbocharged model (with a six-speed manual gearbox), detail its specification, test its spaciousness and ponder its likely market success.
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Ciro started his first car website at the age of 19 and promptly dented his first ever test car. Surprisingly he’s still at this motoring journalism thing 7 years later. Ciro is a contributor to Cars.co.za’s content portal. Catch him present OverdriveTV on SABC3’s Expresso Show every Friday morning.Twitter
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