2016 Hyundai Tucson: First Drive Review

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The Tucson SE base trim starts at $22,700, motivated by a 164-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC manual-shift mode. Standard equipment for the SE is extensive, including Drive Mode Select, 17-inch alloy wheels, projector headlights with LED accents, LED daytime running lights, a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, steering-wheel mounted audio and Bluetooth controls, 4-spoke tilt and telescope steering wheel, Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice recognition and 5-inch color touchscreen with AM/FM/SiriusXM/CD/MP3 audio system with 6 speakers. Standard Safety Equipment includes Electronic Stability Control with Brake Assist; traction control; driver and front passenger advanced airbags; driver and front passenger seat-mounted side-impact FR (Thorax) airbags; and a rearview camera.

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