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2018 Hyundai Tucson Sport Adds Exclusive 2.4L Engine

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2018 Hyundai Tucson Sport Adds Exclusive 2.4L Engine

Hyundai is bolstering the 2018 Tucson lineup by giving the Sport trim an exclusive engine.

The 2018 Hyundai Tucson Sport is now powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque, giving the crossover an advantage over competitors such as the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue. The engine is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and is available at Hyundai stores nationwide in the U.S. with a starting price of $26,130 including destination.

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That’s for a front-wheel-drive model and includes all of the SEL FWD equipment, along with the following features: premium front and rear fascias, chrome-tipped dual exhaust, side mirrors with turn signal indicators, dual automatic temperature control with CleanAir ionizer and auto defogger, floor console-mounted rear vents, 19-inch alloy wheels with 245/45R19 tires, proximity key entry with push-button start, door handle LED approach lights, blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic alert, lane change assist, and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.

The Sport trim is also available with all-wheel drive for $1,400 additional. The 2018 Tucson Sport AWD also adds an AWD liftgate badge and windshield wiper de-icer.

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