The Tucson name will be remembered fondly by South Africans. In fact, the first version of Hyundai’s compact SUV remains a popular buy on the used market to this day, just like its successor, the ix35.
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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