Long Term Update 5: 2010 Hyundai Tucson
10 months and 19,131 miles
Associate Online Editor Scott Evans also spent time on the road in the Tucson, and has mixed feelings about the Hyundai. "It looks good, it's got a decent amount of space, and it gets good gas mileage. Power is better than I remember it being as well. On the other hand, the steering is subpar, probably my least favorite of any Hyundai, with its videogame feedback. The ride is a bit unforgiving for a road-biased people-mover, and I cannot describe my irritation with the front seats. I understand the necessity of anti-whiplash headrests, but these go to the extreme. I'm unable set the seatback where I prefer it because the headrests are poking my head and forcing me to look down. As a result, I have to recline the seats farther back than is comfortable just so I can look straight ahead when my head is against the headrests."?
|2010 Hyundai Tucson|
|Months/miles in service||10/19,131|
|Avg econ/CO2||21.8 mpg/0.89 lb/mi|
|Maintenance cost||$120.92 (2-oil change, inspection, rotate tires)|