2013 Hyundai Tucson Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$19,595-$27,095
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What's New for 2013:

  • GLS adds standard heated front seats, fog lights, automatic headlights
  • Limited adds standard Proximity Key entry and push-button ignition

Exterior Features
The 2013 Hyundai Tucson is available in GL, GLS and Limited trim levels. All are equipped with standard power side mirrors, while the GLS and Limited are equipped with aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Tucson GL comes standard with cloth seats, trip computer, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, tilt steering wheel, and a stereo with a USB/iPod connection, auxiliary audio input jack, and satellite radio with a free 3-month subscription to service.

Optional Features
The Tucson GLS includes soft interior surface treatments plus a telescopic steering wheel, cloth/leatherette seats, heated front seats, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, and cruise control. The GLS also includes aluminum wheels, upgraded suspension, heated side mirrors with turn signal repeaters, fog lights, automatic headlights, and dark tinted privacy glass.

The most expensive trim level is the Tucson Limited, which adds 18-inch wheels, leather upholstery, power driver's seat, dual-zone automatic climate control with a CleanAir ionizer, Proximity Key entry with push-button start, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink universal remote, and a windshield wiper de-icer grid.

The Limited is available with a Premium package that contains a panoramic sunroof, navigation system, premium sound system, and reversing camera.

Under the Hood

The Tucson GL is equipped with a 165-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Power is delivered to the front wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission with a manual shift gate.

The Tucson GLS and Limited trims are equipped with a 176-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that meets Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) standards in certain states. A 6-speed Shiftronic automatic is the only transmission choice, and these models can be equipped with an optional all-wheel-drive (AWD) system that features the ability to lock the power split evenly between the front and rear wheels.

Models with an automatic transmission include Active ECO technology, which Hyundai says can improve fuel economy by 7% when engaged.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Hyundai Tucson are:
  • Tucson GL 2WD with manual transmission: 20/27/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Tucson GL 2WD with automatic transmission: 23/31/26 mpg
  • Tucson GLS/Limited 2WD with automatic transmission: 22/32/25 mpg
  • Tucson GLS/Limited AWD with automatic transmission: 21/28/23 mpg

Safety
Every 2013 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control system, downhill brake control, and hill-start assist. A reversing camera is optional on Limited models.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives the 2013 Tucson a 4-star (out of 5 stars) overall crash-test rating. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 Tucson. However, the structurally identical 2012 model received a \"Top Safety Pick\" designation.

What's New for 2013:

  • GLS adds standard heated front seats, fog lights, automatic headlights
  • Limited adds standard Proximity Key entry and push-button ignition

Exterior Features
The 2013 Hyundai Tucson is available in GL, GLS and Limited trim levels. All are equipped with standard power side mirrors, while the GLS and Limited are equipped with aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Tucson GL comes standard with cloth seats, trip computer, power windows, power door locks, remote keyless entry, tilt steering wheel, and a stereo with a USB/iPod connection, auxiliary audio input jack, and satellite radio with a free 3-month subscription to service.

Optional Features
The Tucson GLS includes soft interior surface treatments plus a telescopic steering wheel, cloth/leatherette seats, heated front seats, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, and cruise control. The GLS also includes aluminum wheels, upgraded suspension, heated side mirrors with turn signal repeaters, fog lights, automatic headlights, and dark tinted privacy glass.

The most expensive trim level is the Tucson Limited, which adds 18-inch wheels, leather upholstery, power driver's seat, dual-zone automatic climate control with a CleanAir ionizer, Proximity Key entry with push-button start, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink universal remote, and a windshield wiper de-icer grid.

The Limited is available with a Premium package that contains a panoramic sunroof, navigation system, premium sound system, and reversing camera.

Under the Hood

The Tucson GL is equipped with a 165-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Power is delivered to the front wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission with a manual shift gate.

The Tucson GLS and Limited trims are equipped with a 176-horsepower, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that meets Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV) standards in certain states. A 6-speed Shiftronic automatic is the only transmission choice, and these models can be equipped with an optional all-wheel-drive (AWD) system that features the ability to lock the power split evenly between the front and rear wheels.

Models with an automatic transmission include Active ECO technology, which Hyundai says can improve fuel economy by 7% when engaged.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Hyundai Tucson are:
  • Tucson GL 2WD with manual transmission: 20/27/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Tucson GL 2WD with automatic transmission: 23/31/26 mpg
  • Tucson GLS/Limited 2WD with automatic transmission: 22/32/25 mpg
  • Tucson GLS/Limited AWD with automatic transmission: 21/28/23 mpg

Safety
Every 2013 Hyundai Tucson is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control system, downhill brake control, and hill-start assist. A reversing camera is optional on Limited models.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives the 2013 Tucson a 4-star (out of 5 stars) overall crash-test rating. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2013 Tucson. However, the structurally identical 2012 model received a \"Top Safety Pick\" designation.

Available Trims for the 2013 Hyundai Tucson
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name GL (FWD 4dr Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 19595.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name GL (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 20595.00 Engine 2.0L/122 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name GLS (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 22945.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name GLS (FWD 4dr Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 22945.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name Limited (FWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 25595.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name Limited (FWD 4dr Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 25595.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 21/30
Name GLS (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 24445.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
Name GLS (AWD 4dr Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 24445.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
Name Limited (AWD 4dr Auto) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 27095.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
Name Limited (AWD 4dr Auto PZEV) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 27095.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 20/27
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INTERIOR
  • Deluxe cloth front bucket seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver seat, active front head restraints
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat -inc: adjustable head restraints, rear seat bag hook
  • Front center console -inc: fixed armrest, storage box, (2) cupholders
  • Rear center armrest w/cupholders
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Trip computer -inc: EcoShift indicator
  • Instrument meters/gauges -inc: speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp, fuel level, odometer, trip odometer
  • Indicators -inc: cruise, turn signal/hazard, high beam, fog lights, parking brake, triple turn signal
  • Warning lights -inc: oil pressure, battery charge, door ajar, air bag, seatbelt, low fuel, trunk lid open, brake oil, check engine, ABS, TPMS, ESC, EPS
  • Warning chimes -inc: key-in-ignition w/door ajar, seatbelt
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver auto down
  • Pwr door & liftgate locks
  • Remote keyless entry w/alarm -inc: (2) key fobs
  • Air conditioning w/cabin air filter
  • Rear seat heat ducts
  • Rear window defogger w/timer
  • Locking glove compartment
  • (2) front 12V pwr outlet
  • Front/rear door map pockets w/bottle holders
  • (4) assist grips
  • Rear coat hanger
  • Lighting -inc: center dome w/auto cut-off, front map w/sunglass holder, cargo area, illuminated pwr window switches
  • Front visor vanity mirrors -inc: covers, driver-side ticket holder
  • Front seatback pockets
  • (6) luggage net holders
  • Non-reversible cargo floor cover
  • Cargo area 12V pwr outlet
  • Indicators -inc: PRND, cruise, turn signal/hazard, high beam, fog lights, parking brake, triple turn signal
  • Leatherette bolster/cloth insert heated front bucket seats -inc: 6-way adjustable driver seat, active front head restraints
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel -inc: audio/cruise/Bluetooth controls
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver auto up/down
  • Illuminated locking glove compartment
  • Illuminated front visor vanity mirrors -inc: mirror extension, driver-side ticket holder
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Leather heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat, pwr lumbar, active front head restraints
  • Deluxe door scuff
  • Proximity key w/push button start
  • Dual front automatic temp control (DEATC) -inc: CleanAir ionizer
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/HomeLink
  • Retractable cargo cover
EXTERIOR
  • 17" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
  • P225/60R17 LRR tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Body-color rear spoiler w/LED lights
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Black side sill molding
  • Body-color grille
  • Roof-mounted center high-mount stop lamp
  • Black fold-away pwr mirrors
  • EZ lane change assist
  • Solar glass
  • Variable intermittent front windshield wipers
  • Rear intermittent wiper w/washer
  • Black door handles
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Roof side rails
  • Black side garnish
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Fog lights
  • Body-color fold-away pwr heated mirrors -inc: turn signal indicators
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Body-color door handles
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • P225/55R18 silica tires
  • Chrome accent grille
  • Windshield wiper deicer
  • Chrome door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L DOHC MPI 16-valve CVVT I4 engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Front wheel drive
  • 110-amp alternator
  • 54-amp/hr battery w/battery saver
  • MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • Motor driven pwr rack & pinion engine-rpm-sensing steering (MDPS)
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/SHIFTRONIC -inc: active eco system
  • 2.4L DOHC MPI 16-valve CVVT I4 engine
  • Engine cover
  • Premium MacPherson strut front suspension w/coil springs
  • Premium multi-link rear suspension
  • All wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
    • Traction control system (TCS) w/electronic stability control (ESC)
    • Hillstart assist control (HAC)
    • Downhill brake control (DBC)
    • Front crumple zone
    • 2.5 MPH bumpers
    • Advanced driver/front passenger air bags -inc: occupant classification system
    • Driver/front passenger side impact air bags
    • Driver/front passenger side curtain air bags -inc: rollover sensors
    • 3-point seatbelts for all positions -inc: front pretensioners, front load limiters
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Lower anchors & upper tether anchors (LATCH)
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • A/T shift lock system & ignition key interlock
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 160-watt AM/FM/XM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (6) speakers, aux input jack, iPod cable
    • Roof-mounted antenna
    • Bluetooth w/voice recognition

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