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I do not own a Tucson, but will consider it next year when my current Altima lease is up.
Excellent small suv
Pros: Heated leather seats
Cons: NoiseVery dependable, not very comfortable on long drives. good looks, fun to drive.
smartest investment ever
Pros: The cruise control is my favorite feature
Cons: sterio systemThe car is easy on the rear end for long trips.Gets great gas mileage in town and on highway I always use cruise control.
Pros: Looks, power,gas milage, fit and finish inside is superb,
Cons: Ride quality at times is harsh, tilted foward head rests, too small of a gas tank, wimpy horn!In June of 2010 I bought a Hyundia Tucson GLS AWD/with the popular equipment package which includes the 17' wheels. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of this little SUV. It is really a solid little beast..but at the same time, a really good looking, comfortable, and fun car. It just feels like a safe car when you drive it. Even though it is a 4 banger, it feels like a 6 cyl. There is plenty of power for me. I have the red one with the multi colored taupe interior...really sharp. I would recommend buying the middle of the price range. Mine listed at $24,375. The lower models do not have AWD drive and the top of the line models even without AWD tops out at almost $30,000 which sort of defeats the purpose of an affordable SUV. Gas milage has been great. We took it to the beach and averaged 29.6 mpg..WOW. I have had people inquire and admire the car. It has been turning heads quite a bit. Maybe because of the color which is absolutely striking. Negative comments include uncomfortable head rest for short people. They tilt foward which pushes your head foward. They are fine for me and I am almost 6'0. The ride can get quite harsh and stiff on bumpy surfaces along with some road noise but it was never uncontrolled. As mentioned, the milage is great but the gas tank is way too small at 14 gal...and one minor thing...what is up with the wimpy horn!?. It sounds like the road runner from bugs bunny!! And lastly I did have one problem. The air condition coil was not sealed enough which caused drainage and dampness into the cabin but they said they fixed it. So far so good...we will see but overall it is a great little SUV. Way to go Hyundia. Honda has to be nervous if you compare it to the CRV which is a great car also but do yourself a favor and drive both. Just in looks alone, the Tucson has the CRV and the Forester beat...in my humble opinon of course. So far we are SURPRISED...and love our Tucson.
BEST VEHICLE I EVER OWNED
Pros: Seat comfortableness.
Cons: it gets dirty and has to be washed occasionally!This cute Tucson is the most comfortable car I have ever owned. It is great on my back and I my knees don't hurt when I get out. The gas mileage is wonderful and I still have to wonderful if I really have a 4 cylinder it acts like an 8.
Pros: Limited premium package
Cons: availabilityBeen looking for 3 months, seriously the last 3 weeks. Have driven both awd & fwd. Know what we want, but can't seem to find it. Have dealer looking. Hope to find one soon or may look at another company.
Cons: front seats are too close to dashGood economy, dependable, looks nice, low upkeep, runs good.