2006 Hyundai Tucson Overview

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GL 2WD
Avg. Price: $7,726
GL 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,197
GLS 2WD
Avg. Price: $8,116
GLS 4WD
Avg. Price: $8,496
Limited 2WD
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,354
Limited 4WD
Avg. Price: $8,828

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 11 reviews

Tucson by Oana
 — It is perfect for various needs,small enough for traffic easy-handling,yet a capable SUV for difficult roads I have not replaced one thing since i got it Maintenance is affordable and...it is the most... Read More
How My Car Looks Like? by Fanar
 — My car performance is so good since it is six cilinders and it performance is so good and it's cheep for ownership and it is fun to drive this car, well after all it is a good car to have Read More
Tucson101 by Rico
 — I love the spacious and comfy interior of this 'ute,the fuel consumption is reasonable.The build quality and reliability were satisfactory overall.It offers good ride quality because of the fully inde... Read More

2006 Hyundai Tucson Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 11 reviews

2006 Hyundai Tucson

Introduced last year as Hyundai's new entry level compact SUV, the Tucson won rave reviews from many owners for its compact size and Elantra platform that makes it easy to drive, but also its surprisingly roomy and versatile interior that can hold up to 65 cubic feet of cargo when the rear seats and front passenger seat are folded down.  The 2006 Hyundai Tucson is virtually unchanged, except that the high-end LX trim is now called the Limited.

Available as a base GL, GLS, or Limited, the 2006 Tucson comes as either a front-wheel or all-wheel drive SUV.  While the GL is stuck with a 2.0-liter, 140-hp I4 and choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed shiftable automatic, the GLS and Limited get the 2.7-liter, 173-hp V6 and 4-speed.  All sit on 16-inch wheels and come standard with ABS brakes, traction and stability control, and six airbags.  The GLS and Limited also feature a tire pressure monitor.  The base is well equipped with power features, cruise control, remote entry, and a CD player, and as you move through the lineup you add foglights, leather trim, heated leather seats, and a CD changer.  A sunroof is optional.  

The 2006 Tucson is noted for its 5-star safety ratings and its bargain sticker price.  Drivers say it's a great value for the money because it comes with so many features that easily compete with or even beat what you find in the CR-V and Ford Escape, its closest competitors.  Its safety features also outshine most compact SUVs.  Though both engines are a bit underpowered and no one likes the 20/26 fuel economy, owners are more than satisfied with the cargo room, ride comfort, and interior layout.  Some wish the plastic material was a bit more durable.

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Hyundai Tucson Questions

Tomrussell
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Horn Stopped Working. Fuses Fine. Wiring Fine.?

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Chris Dewling Hanhams
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I Noticed Yellow Fluid Under The Front Passenger Side This Morning. Any Sug...

28 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
tjone9
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Timming Belt

Is it really necessary to change the timming belt at 60,000 miles on a 2006 Hyundai Tucson? Thanks

3,914 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
kimberlykayk
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Will A Bad Fuse Make The Elecric Door Lock On Back Hatch Go Off And On Cons...

Just had a new alternator and battery put into Tucson but the same noise like back hatch lock is going on and off is still there and still killing battery.

56 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
TTFIO
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My Hyundai Tucson Battery Is Draining Daily.

I found that it has to do with the fuse associated with the alternator; if I pull the fuse at night it does not drain the battery. I have changed the alternator and computer, but did not fix the prob...

249 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 months ago)