Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Numero Comparo: 2011 Hyundai Tucson



Hyundai's new "fluidic sculpture" design has taken the world by storm but there is more to a vehicle than just
good looks. The Tucson has technology, comfort, power, and functionality to go along with a beautiful exterior. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion - but just not their own facts...so here is the numbers which don't lie. Any other cliches I can throw in there?


Powertrain Comparison 2012 Tucson GLS 2011
CR-V
2011 Rogue 2011 RAV4 I4 2011 Escape I4 2011 Forester
Displacement 2.4L 2.4L 2.5L 2.5L 2.5L 2.5L
Horsepower
(Fed / Cal)
176 @ 6000/
170 @ 6000
180 @ 6800 170 @ 6000 179 @ 6000 171 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Torque (lb.-ft.) (Fed/Cal) 168 @ 4000/
163 @ 4000
161 @ 4400 175 @ 4400 172 @ 4000 171 @ 4500 170 @ 4400
Curb weight A/T FWD 3,197 lbs. 3,386 lbs. 3,276 lbs. 3,360 lbs. 3,390 lbs. 3300 lbs. (AWD)
Power-to-weight ratio (Fed / Cal) 18.2 / 18.8 18.8 19.3 18.8 19.8 19.4
A/T 6-speed 5-speed CVT 4-speed 6-speed 4-speed
Fuel economy A/T FWD 22 / 32 21/28 22/28 22/28 21/28 21/27 (AWD)
Emissions PZEV / ULEV ULEV LEV ULEV ULEV PZEV / LEV



2012
Tucson
2011
CR-V
2011
Rogue
2011
RAV4 5P
2011
Escape
2011
Forester
Passenger Volume
(cu. ft.)
101.9 103.8 97.5 108.2 99.5 107.6
Cargo Volume
(cu. ft.)
25.7 35.7 28.9 36.4 29.2 33.5

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