· Earlier than its official market launch, the all-new Tucson has been totally examined. Amongst others, checks included experience and dealing with and total high quality
· The all-new Tucson guarantees not solely hanging, distinctive seems, but in addition fun-to-drive, environment friendly powertrains and sensible traits for on a regular basis utilization, from four-wheel drive to towing capabilities
· Like its predecessor, it is going to be produced in Europe, for Europe
Offenbach, eight September 2020 – The all-new Tucson has accomplished the final steps of testing and high quality assurance. Following an intensive improvement interval in Hyundai testing centres, proving grounds and roads throughout the globe, the all-new Hyundai Tucson has been fine-tuned within the Czech Republic and Austria forward of its market launch.
The all-new Tucson is the fourth technology of Hyundai’s best-selling SUV. It’s the first Tucson to be developed beneath Hyundai’s new design id, Sensuous Sportiness. Additionally it is fun-to-drive, because of responsive engine and transmission selections, paired with sensible traits for on a regular basis utilization, from four-wheel drive to towing capabilities.
Automobile high quality is a precedence for Hyundai. In recent times, the corporate has persistently been recognised with awards reflecting this. Within the 2020 U.S. Preliminary High quality Research, client bible J.D. Energy ranked the third-generation Tucson the very best compact SUV available on the market.
“Hyundai is dedicated to producing automobiles of the very best high quality. That is additionally embodied in our industry-leading 5 Yr Limitless Mileage Guarantee bundle, which affords peace-of-mind for patrons,” stated Andreas-Christoph Hofmann, Vice President Advertising and Product at Hyundai Motor Europe. “Because of the intensive testing of the all-new Tucson forward of its market introduction, prospects can really feel assured that they’re deciding on a automobile that is without doubt one of the greatest for preliminary and long-term high quality.”
Intensive improvement interval
In current months, the all-new Tucson has been developed and examined in Europe performing accelerated sturdiness checks and dynamic testing on essentially the most demanding race monitor on the earth, the well-known Nürburgring Nordschleife, in addition to present process rigorous public-road testing all through Europe from the coldest winter testing situations in Sweden to trailer testing within the Alps and scorching climate testing within the south of Spain to make sure that the excessive expectations of European prospects are met.
All through the testing course of on a devoted proving floor in Czech Republic, the all-new Tucson needed to show its high quality in excessive situations and was put by its paces in varied eventualities. As a real SUV, the four-wheel drive system, torque distribution, clutch controllability and torque construct up at low speeds have been tried and examined beneath totally different situations. This thorough testing permits drivers to take the all-new Tucson on to tough terrain with out compromise.
On difficult roads, for instance, Hyundai engineers verified the general physique construction rigidity, opening all doorways, tail gate and panorama roof with two wheels on the bottom and two wheels diagonally within the air. The doorways have been closed with none issues throughout this problem, confirming the automobile’s physique rigidity. On the Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) surfaces, engineers recognized irregular noises the automobile made in sure conditions and lowered them in an effort to assure the very best expertise for all-new Tucson prospects. Every floor supplied a unique frequency of noise within the automobile, permitting for thorough testing.
Engineers additionally drove the automobile into water to test that options such because the underbody covers and wheel guards would maintain correctly after driving in water, even at larger speeds. As well as, they examined whether or not the mannequin can simply drive in water fords with a depth of 20 to 30 centimetres. Moreover, the parking brake, Autohold assistant and Downhill Brake Management needed to show their sturdiness on steep hills with inclines between 30 to 45 per cent. Stress was additionally utilized to the clutch throughout a automobile launch on a slope to make sure the all-new Tucson is prepared for day-to-day challenges.
After proving that it’s constructed to final within the Czech Republic, the all-new Tucson needed to exhibit its towing capability within the Austrian Alps. On the Grossglockner mountain, Hyundai’s engineers took the all-new Tucson on a tough route with a trailer, testing the automobile’s conduct whereas towing a trailer uphill, downhill and round corners.
The continuing ultimate testing run permits testing engineers to include their newest findings within the ultimate sequence manufacturing automobile, making certain the all-new Tucson will ship a enjoyable and dependable expertise for future prospects.
With greater than greater than 7 million items bought globally because it launched in 2004, 1.four million of them in Europe alone, the Tucson is Hyundai’s greatest vendor within the area. Manufacturing will happen on the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Czech (HMMC) manufacturing plant in Nošovice, Czech Republic, making it the third technology Tucson to be produced in Europe, for Europe.
The digital world premiere of the all-new Tucson will happen at 02:30am CEST on 15 September. The livestream, a teaser video and pictures might be accessible at hyundai.com and on Hyundai’s social media channels.