In lower than every week’s time, the all-new, fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson SUV can be unveiled for the primary time. In anticipation of the grand occasion, the automaker mentioned the final steps of intensive testing and high quality assurance have been accomplished, following fine-tuning processes within the Czech Republic and Austria.
Over the previous few months, Hyundai engineers have carried out accelerated sturdiness exams in Europe, in addition to dynamic testings on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Public-road and excessive sizzling/chilly climate testings have been executed as effectively, all to make sure that the excessive expectations of European prospects are met, Hyundai says.
Outfitted with a four-wheel drive system, it’s billed as a real SUV that enables prospects to take the Tucson off-road. Structural rigidity was additionally examined – Hyundai engineers opened all of the doorways, tailgate and panoramic roof whereas the automobile teetered diagonally on two wheels. All of the parts may very well be closed with none issues throughout this take a look at.
NVH is alleged to be improved as effectively, whereas the underbody covers and wheel guards have been constructed to endure some off-road abuse. Hyundai says the brand new Tucson might be pushed in water fords at a depth of as much as 300 mm.
To reveal the Tucson’s towing capability, Hyundai took to the Austrian Alps, notably on the Grossglockner mountain. It examined the automobile’s habits whereas towing a trailer uphill, downhill and round corners.
Hyundai Motor Europe’s vice chairman of selling and product, Andreas-Christoph Hofmann mentioned: “Hyundai is dedicated to producing automobiles of the very best high quality. Due to 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.”
To this point, over seven million items of the Tucson have been offered globally because it launched in 2004. Roughly 1.four million of these have been offered in Europe alone, making it Hyundai’s best-selling mannequin within the Continent. Manufacturing of the fourth-generation Tucson 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.