Pedigree Performance

Driving conditions are varied across New Zealand, so the Tucson offers a choice of three engine options to suit your needs. Each engine produces great performance, excellent fuel economy and low emissions.

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Fuel efficiency

The three Tucson engine options are all dynamic, dependable and efficient, with combined fuel consumption as low as 6.4L/100km*.

*Tucson 2.0 R Series diesel A6 model only.

Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)

With Hyundai’s state-of-the-art seven-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) system on the 1.6 Turbo GDi, you can shift smoothly through the gears and enjoy a responsive ride. DCT also helps to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to conventional transmissions, as well as boosting acceleration performance.

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2.0 Litre GDi Petrol engine

This powerful Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD) engine produces 121 kW of power at 6,200 RPM and 203 Nm of torque at 4,700 RPM, providing exciting performance while being economical at the same time.

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1.6 Litre Turbo GDi Petrol engine

For performance that’s more exhilarating, this turbo engine generates 130 kW of power at 5,500 RPM and 265 Nm of torque at 1,500 – 4,500 RPM. Having All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) helps it to maintain a smooth ride and exceptional handling even on tougher road conditions.

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2.0 Litre R-series diesel engine

A powerful diesel engine offers performance with economy, and has the advantage of AWD for better handling on loose, rough or slippery surfaces. This popular 2.0 litre diesel produces 136 kW of power at 4,000 RPM and 400 Nm of torque at 1,750 – 2,750 RPM.

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