2017 Tucson fully connected car features: Android Auto, CarPlay, Siri Eyes Free & 1 Year Care

2017 Tucson
2017 Tucson

Hyundai has announced the features of the 2017 Tucson for connectivity and Blue Link. 2017 models are arriving at dealerships, now.

The Tucson offers a standard five-inch color LCD display with rearview camera and touchscreen function for intuitive operation.

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Siri Eyes-Free available for models equipped with 8″ screens,” confirmed Hyundai spokesman Miles Jonhson.

On the navigation-equipped Tucson, popular apps such as Pandora Internet Radio are already integrated with the multimedia system.

For audiophiles, Tucson also offers an available 315-watt, Infinity AM/FM/SiriusXM premium audio system. The latest generation of SiriusXM Travel Link with Traffic, Sports, Weather, Stocks, Fuel Prices and Movies is also available. SiriusXM’s Tune Start allows the replay of a song from its beginning whenever a preset is selected. Additional multi-cultural channels are also available. Tucson also offers Hyundai’s navigation system, with an advanced, eight-inch display for easy legibility. The screen also offers a split-screen display with both map and music data available simultaneously.

Next Gen Blue Link

Tucson offers the next-generation of Hyundai Blue Link® Connected Car services with enhanced safety, service and infotainment. Blue Link brings seamless connectivity directly into the car with technology like Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Stop, Destination Search powered by Google®, Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Car Finder and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Many of these features can even be controlled via the latest Android Wear ™ and Apple Watch offerings.

In addition to these features and services, Tucson models equipped with Blue Link come standard with one year of complimentary Blue Link® Connected Care. Connected Care is a suite of safety and car care features providing Hyundai owners with free proactive services including Automatic Collision Notification, SOS Emergency Assistance, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Monthly Vehicle Health Reporting and Maintenance Alerts. Blue Link is offered in three service packages: Connected Care, Remote and Guidance.

Connected Care package (complimentary for 1-year):

  • Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Assistance.
  • SOS Emergency Assistance.
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance.
  • Monthly Vehicle Health Report.
  • Maintenance Alerts.
  • Automated Diagnostic Trouble Code Notification (DTC).
  • Service Link.
  • Blue Link App (smartphone, smartwatch).
  • On-Demand Diagnostics.
  • Driving Information.

One-year term starts from the new vehicle date of first use and is available for new vehicle purchases and leases based upon terms and conditions on the Blue Link subscription enrollment pages. Only use Blue Link and corresponding devices when safe to do so. Cellular and GPS coverage is required. Blue Link is available on most new Hyundai vehicles. Features, specifications, and fees vary by subscription plan and are subject to change. For more on details and limitations, visit Hyundai.com or your authorized Hyundai dealer.

Remote package is free for the first three months and $99 a year thereafter.

Remote Start with Climate Control
Remote Door Lock/Unlock
Remote Horn and Lights
Car Finder via Mobile App
Stolen Vehicle Recovery
Stolen Vehicle Slowdown
Stolen Vehicle Immobilization
Vehicle Safeguard Alerts
Valet Alert
Speed/Curfew Alert
Alarm Notification

Guidance package is  free for the first three months and $99 a year thereafter.

Destination search powered by Google®
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The Tucson received a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with AEB. Advanced safety technologies such as AEB with pedestrian detection, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and standard rearview camera are offered. In addition, advanced high-strength steel represents over 50 percent of the Tucson’s structure, for enhanced crash safety.