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Hyundai Announces 2005 Tucson Pricing and Comprehensive List of Standard Equipment


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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 27, 2004; Hyundai Motor America has announced pricing for the all-new 2005 Hyundai Tucson SUV. Equipped with standard ABS, Electronic Stability Program, electronic traction control, side curtain airbags and seat-mounted side impact airbags, the Hyundai Tucson is the only vehicle sold in the U.S. priced under $20,000 (including destination charges) with all these outstanding safety features.

"The Hyundai Tucson offers consumers great styling, outstanding ride and handling, remarkable versatility, and one of the most comprehensive standard safety equipment packages available at any price," said Hyundai's Vice President of Product Planning and Strategic Planning, John Krafcik. "In fact, the Tucson is the only vehicle sold in the U.S. for under $20,000 (including destination charges) to offer all these safety features as standard equipment."

Key standard features on the Tucson, including the class-leading safety features, include: four-wheel disc brakes, 16-inch alloy wheels, 4-channel ABS with electronic brake force distribution (EBD), traction control and Electronic Stability Program (ESP); air conditioning; power windows and door locks and mirrors, seat-mounted side-impact airbags for the driver and front seat passenger, roof-mounted side curtain airbags for front and outboard rear-seat passengers and remote keyless entry system with alarm.

Additional standard features include: heated outside rear view mirrors, heated windshield wiper rests, tinted glass, roof rack side rails, rear intermittent wiper, AM/FM/CD stereo system with six speakers and more.

Available features include leather seating surfaces, a power sunroof with tilt, fog lights, heated front seats, AM/FM/Cassette/CD/MP3 with six speakers (standard on GLS), AM/FM/Cassette/6-DC changer with six speakers and woofer (standard on LX; available on GLS), roof rack cross rails and rear privacy glass.

As with all Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S., the new Tucson SUV is covered by The Hyundai Advantage, America's Best Warranty. Hyundai buyers are protected by a 10-year/100,000-mile power train warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, a 5-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty and 5-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance protection.

   2005 Hyundai Tucson pricing:

   Tucson GL 4-cyl, 5-speed manual, front wheel drive               $17,499
   Tucson GL 4-cyl, 4-speed automatic, front wheel drive            $18,299
   Tucson GL 4-cyl, 5-speed manual, 4-wheel drive                   $18,999

   Tucson GLS 2.7-liter V6, 4-speed automatic, front wheel drive    $19,999
   Tucson GLS 2.7-liter V6, 4-speed automatic, 4-wheel drive        $21,499

   Tucson LX 2.7-liter V6, 4-speed automatic, front wheel drive     $21,249
   Tucson LX 2.7-liter V6, 4-speed automatic, 4-wheel-drive         $22,749

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles are distributed in the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced by more than 640 dealers nationwide.