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2017 Hyundai Tucson Review: Comfort Meets Compact Utility with Auto Solutions in O'Fallon, IL

If you're a vehicle shopper in O'Fallon or the surrounding areas, Auto Solutions presents the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, a compact SUV that blends comfort, utility, and an impressive array of features. This vehicle competes strongly against the likes of the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V, offering an attractive option for those seeking value without compromising on quality.

2017 Hyundai Tucson at Auto Solutions

Performance and Specifications

Engine and Transmission in the 2017 Hyundai Tucson

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson offers two engine options. The base SE model features a 164-hp 2.0-liter inline-four engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. For those craving a bit more power, other trims come with a 175-hp turbocharged I-4 engine paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, delivering smooth and responsive gear shifts.

Handling and Ride Quality

While not overtly sporty, the Tucson's road performance is solid. It handles body roll effectively, has responsive steering, and ensures a smooth ride by absorbing bumps and road imperfections. This focus on comfort and stability makes it an ideal choice for daily commuting or long road trips around the O'Fallon area.

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When exploring the Hyundai Tucson lineup, it's important to understand the distinctions among the various trims. The Hyundai Tucson SE is the ideal starting point, offering a well-rounded feature set. For those looking for a bit more, the Hyundai Tucson SE Plus brings additional enhancements for a more comfortable drive.

If you're seeking sportier options, the Hyundai Tucson Sport model comes with added features that boost both performance and style. Moving up the ladder, the Hyundai Tucson Limited adds further sophistication, and for a truly premium experience, the Hyundai Tucson Limited Edition combines the best features for the ultimate driving pleasure.

At Auto Solutions in O'Fallon, our dealer inventory includes a range of Hyundai Tucson models. Whether you're after the simplicity of the SE or the advanced features of the Limited Edition, our team is ready to help you find the perfect fit.

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Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

Design and Quality

Inside, the 2017 Tucson showcases Hyundai's attention to design and quality. The cabin provides ample space for passengers in both front and rear seats, ensuring comfort on any journey. While the lower trims offer basic yet essential features, the higher trims elevate the experience with heated seats, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, and a range of premium amenities.

Cargo Space

In terms of cargo space, the Tucson stands up well against its competitors, with 31 cubic feet available with the rear seats upright and 61.9 cubic feet when folded down. While storage is decent, those needing more cubby spaces may find it a tad limited.

Infotainment and Connectivity

Auto Solutions in O'Fallon appreciates the importance of technology in modern vehicles, and the Tucson delivers. Standard features include Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and an auxiliary input. Base trims feature a 5.0-inch touchscreen, while higher trims offer an 8.0-inch touchscreen with navigation, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an eight-speaker Infinity audio system for superior connectivity and entertainment.

Safety Features and Crash Test Ratings

Safety is a top priority for Hyundai, and the Tucson reflects this with a range of safety features across different trims. To get detailed crash-test results and the latest safety ratings, visit the NHTSA and IIHS websites. Rest assured that safety is front and center with this SUV.

Inside 2017 Hyundai Tucson at Auto Solutions

Frequently Asked Questions About the 2017 Hyundai Tucson

How does the 2017 Hyundai Tucson perform in terms of fuel economy?

Fuel efficiency is a strong point for the Tucson, with EPA ratings varying based on the engine and drivetrain. For exact figures, check the EPA's website for the most accurate data.

What advanced safety features are available with the 2017 Tucson?

How does the Tucson compare to its key competitors?


Auto Solutions in O'Fallon is proud to offer the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, a compact SUV that delivers on comfort, features, and practicality. With its diverse trims, engine choices, and thoughtful design, it appeals to a wide range of drivers. Whether you're in Mascoutah, Scott AFB, Shiloh, Lebanon, New Baden, Trenton, Aviston, Albers, Breese, Okawville, or Carlyle, this SUV could be the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

Financing and Inventory Solutions at Auto Solutions

Auto Solutions in O'Fallon understands that securing the right vehicle should be an accessible process for everyone. That's why we offer financing options for all credit situations, making the 2017 Hyundai Tucson—and other vehicles—within reach for a broad range of customers. Don't worry if you don't find the Tucson or another specific vehicle in our current inventory. With our extensive network of dealers and auctions across the nation, we're committed to locating the exact car that fits your needs.

We invite you to explore our website to view our current inventory and see how we can help you find your dream vehicle today.

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About The Author

Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of several dealerships throughout the years, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.


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