Tucson Series II Features


The Tucson Series II is sleek and stylish with a new-look cascading front grille, fresh colour range, updated alloy wheels and modern headlights. Its bold and athletic design with refined, flowing surfaces and sharp lines will ensure you stand out on the road. Features like a breath-taking Panoramic Sunroof (Limited models only) and clever Auto Folding Outside Mirrors (Elite & Limited models only), make it both practical and bold.


The Tucson boldly stands out from the crowd with stylish new headlights that feature LED technology to deliver maximum illumination while drawing a minimal amount of electricity (Limited models). Light-sensitive exterior sensors also recognise lowering light levels and automatically turn the headlights on so you don't have to.

Panoramic Sunroof

The Tucson's impressive Panoramic Sunroof gives passengers exciting views of city skylines, mountain ranges and starry skies. This large glass roof has an electronically-controlled centre panel, which can be opened, creating a real sense of space (Limited models only). 

LED Tailights

Add an extra dose of style to your Tucson. Not only for looks, LED tailights also offer faster and brighter illumination for added visibility to other road users (Limited models). An eye-catching spoiler not only gives the Tucson’s rear a sporty feel, it promotes the smooth flow of air around the vehicle for increased fuel efficiency. 

Alloy Wheels

Adding to the Tucson’s muscular look is a new range of sporty alloys. Stylish alloys come as standard, ranging from 17” to 19” in size depending on what model Tucson you choose.

Tucson Exterior Colours

*Certain exterior colours are limited to specific Tucson variants. Contact us for more details.  

Leather Interior

Quality emanates from the Tucson’s interior with beautiful leather appointed seats. The comfort of the seats extends to the leather appointed steering wheel and gear shift knob, making the driver’s experience that much more special (Elite & Limited models only).

Power Front Seats

The driver and front passenger enjoy the ultimate in comfort, being able to set up their seats just the way they like it thanks to a 10-way adjustable power driver seat including two-way lumbar support and an eight-way adjustable power passenger seat with height adjustment (Elite and Limited models only).

Heated and Ventilated Seats

As well as the Tucson’s climate control which manages the temperature throughout the interior, the driver and front passenger also have the added luxury of air-ventilated front seats. Fans under the seat cushions pump a gentle stream of cooling air to create exceptional seating comfort, especially when there is high humidity (Limited models only). And when it’s cold, the front & rear seats have multiple levels of heating across the cushion and/or seat back (MPi and AWD Elite and Limited models only).

Push Button Start

Once you’re inside, you can start and stop the engine with the simple touch of a button; simply place your foot on the brake, push the button, and the Tucson sparks to life (Elite & Limited models only).

Apple CarPlay™or Android Auto®

Apple CarPlay™or Android Auto® allows you to safely operate your compatible phone via the central touchscreen. This means you can safely stay connected, and continue to enjoy many of the great features on your phone, including getting directions, making calls, sending or receiving texts, and listening to music, podcasts or audiobooks.

Floating Touchscreen Audio System

The Tucson is now equipped with an advanced floating touchscreen audio system which lets you enjoy music just the way you like it, whether it’s by ipod, USB, radio or Bluetooth streaming. With Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto®, you can stream music and other useful features directly from your compatible smartphone too.

Satellite Navigation with SUNA Traffic Updates

Destinations can be found more easily with the Tucson’s Satellite Navigation system, helping you avoid stress, save time and reduce fuel consumption. Using the 8-inch touchscreen on the centre console, you can access local maps and receive up-to-the-minute SUNA™ GPS live traffic updates, so you can avoid any traffic congestion (Limited Models only).

Electronic Parking Brake with Auto Hold

Applying the parking brake on the Tucson couldn’t be easier. If you’re stopping at traffic lights or parking on a hill, you can apply and release the parking brake at the touch of a button (Elite & Limited models only).

4.2" TFT Supervision Cluster

All the driving information you need is easily visible on the Tucson’s 4.2 inch TFT colour LCD supervision cluster. Perfectly positioned between the speedometer and tachometer dials, this clever Liquid Crystal Display is bright and clearly readable in daytime, while soft cool blue lighting makes it easy on the eye at night (Elite and Limited models only).

Steering Wheel Audio & Phone Controls

Thanks to controls on the steering wheel, you can choose your favourite songs and activate cruise control - all without having to take your hands off the wheel.

60/40 Split Folding Rear Seats

Whether you need to transport passengers and their belongings, or you have some skiing gear for a weekend away, the Tucson’s 60:40 split foldable rear seats make it easy to configure the seating and boot space to carry as much as possible.

Dual Zone Climate Air Conditioning

Stop complaining that it’s too hot or too cold - you and the front passenger can choose your preferred temperatures thanks to the Tucson’s dual zone climate control system (Elite & Limited models only).

Rear USB Port

The Tucson now features a standard USB charging port in the rear of the center console maximizes 2nd-row passenger connectivity and functionality.

Drive Mode System

Choose between two different drive modes: Normal and Sport. Each mode modifies the transmission, throttle mapping and steering to give you a drive that fits you best. (Elite & Limited models)

Fuel Efficiency

The three Tucson engine options are all dynamic, dependable and efficient, with combined fuel consumption as low as 6.4L/100km*.

*Tucson 2.0 R-Series diesel A8 models only.

HTRAC All Wheel Drive

Experience superior handling & control for a new level of driving confidence. HTRAC™ actively adjusts the driving power distribution to all 4 wheels to achieve optimal balance on every kind of road conditions.

Unlike traditional mechanical on demand all-wheel-drive systems already introduced, HTRAC™ variably controls the braking and power to the wheels. In combination with the drive modes, HTRAC™ improves acceleration, stability and fuel efficiency. The system increases traction on snow, gravel and, of course, on regular road surfaces while enhancing cornering performance.

8-speed Automatic Transmission

Available exclusively on the R-Series 2.0 Diesel, the in-house developed 8-speed automatic transmission offers enhanced shift logic, is faster, more responsive, and has smoother gear shifts. The 8-speed automatic also enables more potent acceleration from stand still with improved Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) characteristics, more decisive acceleration at high speeds and greater fuel efficiency. 


This powerful Two-Wheel-Drive (2WD) engine produces 114 kW of power at 6,200 RPM and 192 Nm of torque at 4,000 RPM, providing exciting performance while being economical at the same time.


For performance that’s more exhilarating, this turbo engine generates 130 kW of power at 5,500 RPM and 265 Nm of torque at 1,500 – 4,500 RPM. Having HTRAC All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) helps it to maintain a smooth ride and exceptional handling even on tougher road conditions.


A powerful diesel engine offers performance with economy, and has the advantage of HTRAC AWD for better handling on loose, rough or slippery surfaces. This popular 2.0 litre diesel produces 136 kW of power at 4,000 RPM and 400 Nm of torque at 1,750 – 2,750 RPM.

5* ANCAP Safety Rating

The Tucson has achieved the highest safety rating possible. With a combination of superior engineering, advanced high strength steel and a multitude of a active & passive safety aids the Tucson will keep you safe whatever the circumstances.

Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) with Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Designed to help on wet and slippery roads, Vehicle Stability Management works with Electronic Stability Control to give the Tucson more stability, so you can drive with added confidence on tricky surfaces.

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) - Car & Pedestrian

You can never be sure what other drivers might do on the road, so the Tucson’s Forward Collision-Avoidance system activates the brakes if it detects sudden braking by another vehicle or the presence of a pedestrian directly ahead (AWD Elite & Limited models only).

Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)

Sometimes, when you look into your rear-view and side mirrors you can miss other vehicles in your blind spots. Thanks to Blind Spot technology, these areas are constantly monitored, so when another vehicle is present, you are warned in two ways: a warning symbol illuminates in the side mirrors, and there’s an audible alert if the indicator is used and another vehicle is in your blind spot (Elite & Limited models only).

ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors

The Tucson is designed to keep Kiwi families as safe as possible, with tether child seat anchor points in the second row and ISOFIX child seat anchor points on second row outside seats.

Six Airbags

If you’re unfortunate enough to have a collision on the road, it’s reassuring to know that you and your passengers have all-round protection from the Tucson’s six airbags: driver, front passenger, two front side airbags and two side curtain airbags

Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS)

With an increased use of advanced high strength steel, you have added assurance that the Tucson is ahead of the game when it comes to chassis rigidity.

Daytime Running Lights (DRL) with Fog Lights

Stylish, bright fog lamps, which sit above the LED Daytime Running Lights, make sure you are seen whenever fog and mist close in.

Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC)

There's no need to worry about rolling backwards on a hill, HAC keeps the Tucson still while you move your foot across to the accelerator. When you’re going downhill, it can be easy to build up speed without noticing it. The Tucson is equipped with DBC which, when engaged, maintains a constant and safer speed all the way down.

Reversing Camera

To make reversing easier and bump free, a reversing camera is standard across the range. When reversing, simply look at the monitor on the dashboard to get a clear view of behind. 

Front & Rear Parking Sensors

The Tucson thinks of everything. To help with parking in tight spots, ultrasonic sensors at the front and rear of the Tucson are automatically activated when you select reverse, giving an audible warning if and where objects are detected.