Hyundai Tucson: Risk of rollover - Driving your Hyundai - Hyundai Tucson Owner's ManualHyundai Tucson: Risk of rollover

WARNING: o The 2WD Tucson is not designed for offroad use. The 4WD Tucson is designed primarily for use on paved roads. However, occasional use in off-highway conditions such as established unpaved roads and non-challenging off-road trails is allowed. The 4WD Tucson is not designed for blazing new trails, challenging off-road conditions, or unpaved hill climbing. Exceeding the conditions that were intended for the vehicle's primary design may result in injury or death. o Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. o Utility vehicle have higher ground clearance and a narrower track to make them capable of performing in a wide variety of off-road applications. Specific design characteristics give them a higher center of gravitiy than ordinary cars. An advantage of the higher ground clearance is a better view of the road allowing you to anticipate problem. They are not designed for cornering at the same speeds as conventional 2-wheel drive vehicles any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to perform satisfactorily under off-road conditions. If at all possible, avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers. As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or vehicle rollover. o In a rollover crash, an unbelted person is significantly more likely to die than a person wearing a seat belt. Your vehicle is equipped with tires designed to provide for safe ride and handling capability. Do not use a size and type of tire and wheel that is different from the one that is originally installed on your vehicle. It can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle, which could lead to handling failure or rollover and serious injury. When replacing the tires, be sure to equip all four tires with the tire and wheel of the same size, type, tread, brand and loadcarrying capacity. If you nevertheless decide to equip your vehicle with any tire/ wheel combination not recommended by Hyundai for off-road driving, you should not use these tires for highway driving.

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