Economical Crossover Options without Sacrificing Performance
Vehicle innovation brought convenience and mobility to people traveling both short and great distances. Vehicles have become a necessity after the post-modern era and the industrial revolution when more roads were constructed to ease travel. These modes of transportation allow us to move essentially anything from one place to another, faster.
Developments in car engineering have created new car models which cater to the ever-changing needs of people. The crossover, known as crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is built on a car platform with the features of a sport utility vehicle (SUV). One of the few manufacturers of quality CUVs is Hyundai. These crossovers are designed to be more versatile than SUVs since they are typically intended for light off and on-road capability.
Crossovers drive similar to cars but have the benefits of SUVs. Santa Fe and Tucson are two of the more economical crossover vehicles from Hyundai. Below is a general comparison of these models.
The Santa Fe is priced from $23,000 to $37,000 depending on the trim. Its engine is powered by a V6 cylinder configuration with engine liters from 2.4L to 3.5L. It has vibration-reducing feature and a combined fuel efficiency of 9.15L per 100km on a 68L tank. It also features both Variable Intake System and Continuously Variable Valve Timing which gives a responsive and efficient engine within a range of speeds.
The Santa Fe is a reliable car Edmonton residents consider in their shortlist of crossovers. It is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC, a manual shift option for performance minded drivers. The All Wheel Drive capability provides higher efficiency on power handling within the front and rear wheels. Its independent suspension system is designed for a safe and accurate cornering or turning radius of the vehicle. It has sufficient safety features with interiors designed stylishly for comfort.
If you want to buy a car in Edmonton, dealers can offer Tucson, a crossover that delivers efficient power and economy without compromise. They are priced at around $19,000 to $35,000 according to trims. The Tucson has a combined fuel efficiency of 8.6L per 100km on a 58L tank and has available 6-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC clutchless manual option.
Available cars in Edmonton like the Tucson are equipped with Torque Controlled Coupling in its AWD system that automatically adjusts the torque distribution between the front and the rear wheels for better handling and mileage. Overall, The Tucson is a preferred crossover due to its fuel efficiency and performance that fits its value. For additional information regarding these vehicles you may visit auto.howstuffworks.com and hyundaiusa.com.
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