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I have two Hyundai vehicles with the 100,000 mile warranty. ... I have only had one problem, the transmission went out on my Tucson at 17,000 miles and again at 70,000. The first time they went out of their way to replace it, but the second time I was stonewalled. .. .. They told me various things, like I drove it hard, and also they looked at the tow hitch and ... Read More
Sounds like time to find out how strong that Warranty is. Difficult enough to get satisfaction on a new vehicle let alone a used one.
can someone help? i bought 2007 tucson with only 55000 km. i get 14 miles to the gallon...BRUTAL.....mechanics say they dont know why because diagnostics dont tell them what to do! it feels like i dragging a house, as soon as i let go of gas it feels like i hit the brakes! there is no coast or glide to this thing at all! wheels are all moving free, nothing stuck ... Read More
Mine is a 2011 Tucson. There is no racing engine, but 2 sensor lights- the uphill grade goes on in red and the traction goes on in yellow, when I stop the car and try to go from neutral to park it will not go past neutral. Dealership has car and will run a diagonostic, should I tell them about the "brakeswitch" problem or let them figure it out in case ... Read More
2010 Hyundai Tucson from hell. New transmission installed at 20K miles then brake switch at 31K and now the speedometer broke and engine is on. You can feel the transmission is acting up again and its jumping as you speed up. Its going back to the shop tomorrow and I'm done. I've read way too many problems on the internet about this car and cannot tell you my disappointment .
My transmission died at 20K miles on my 2010 Tucson. The only answer they could give, "a flaw." It now has 31K and is going back into the shop tomorrow because its not shifting correctly. The traction light comes on when its in park and it will not come out of park. Its a lemon to me at this point and I'll never buy another Hyundai again.
My car has 84,000. It is like choking for gas!!! It tries to crank but won't!
No! Do you think that could be it?
How many miles? Did you have your timing belt replaced at 60,000 miles? 2007 Hyundai Tucson Maintenance Schedule
My car is a 2007 Hyundai Tuscson and I was driving yesterday and when I stepped on the gas teh car wouldn't go... I coasted to the side of the Road and tried to recrank the car and It won't crank... We can't figure out what is wrong with it... Anyone have any ideas???
Same here in NY...wasted a day waiting at the dealership for them to say nothing was wrong...i just had to replace fuel injectors....well its still doing it, a few days ago a new problem- when I use the auto start, about 25% of the time it will shut off after a few seconds....I guess I will call the dealership AGAIN! I was merging onto a pretty busy highway today when I ... Read More
I am also having this problem with my 2010 Tucson...I brought it in to Hyundai on Oct 8th and I spent 4 hours waiting...couldn't figure out what was wrong, and of course it wouldn't stall for them. They said I need fuel injectors, that may be the problem...cost be $200- ...it wasn't the problem bc it still does it randomly. recently when I use the auto start it will shut off ... Read More
Hello everyone, The brake switch was the culprit. It was replaced and so far so good. The computer should store the codes for the dealership. Thanks
Thank you. You are correct, they replaced it so it should be fine (hopefully).
It was the brake switch. They replaced it for free since it was under warranty. I looked at the price, and it would have been under $50 anyway. Good luck with your car.
The problem is a 'BRAKESWITCH' problem. I had a previous post on this. They replaced my brakeswitch and the sensor lights, gear getting stuck in netural, park etc. was resloved. Mention this to them. This is what their computer diagnostic showed. It was a simple fix and was not a transmission problem like I originally thought. However, I still have the racing sounds when the car shifts gears occasionally .... as ... Read More
Have a call out to my Dealership. Waiting for a call back Tuesday. I will keep you posted. Danny i
I have been having a problem similar to yours on and off for the past year with my 2010 Tucson. At first, two sensors came on and then I couldn't get my gear shift to go past neutral when I pulled to a stop. The problem is getting worse. Have you called the company and received a response? Thanks, Julie
Hello everyone, My 2010 hyundai did this to me today for the first time. the lights not the racing. at one point when I went to put it in Park it got stuck in neutral then all of a sudden it worked. Is the brake switch the problem? is there a recall on this issue? Thanks Danny
Just to let you know....the problem where I was unable to place car in park then later reverse escalated to where it was completely stuck. At first, I too turned the car on and off and things would free up but eventually all just siezed up. Car was towed to dealership and they stated it was the BRAKESWITCH. They replaced it and now that particular problem has resolved. Mention this to ... Read More
This is a very real problem. My wife and I are having the same issue. Lights sporadically come on as you've indicated. Our's has not exhibited the 'racing' feeling as much as it seems to slip. Happened at a stop light yesterday. Went to hit the gas and the tranny slipped. Today, my wife was unable to place the car in park. Had to shut the car off, restart. This is ... Read More
I have had both of these problems too. The racing at start up, which they could not explain, and said there was not recall on it. The lights are a new problem. I am going to the dealership again this weekend.
A small group of owners may not be a good "gauge". However, when it is "you", you'll feel differently. It is not a safe feeling to be going 70mph on the highway and suddenly your 2 mth old HYundai Tucson makes a loud bang with a big jolt. I read post #22 and my experience is identicle only my 2011 has 1,300 miles and is only 2 mths old. I knew ... Read More
follow-up The issue was not the transmission. They replaced the brake switch as this is what the code showed. The gears are not stuck anymore. I hope it lasts. It was a relief know that it wasn't the transmission
I did take it in to the dealer for the 'racing' issue on more than one occasion fyi. Was told that's the way the car is as they show no problem with the computer codes. Not an owner problem here. If issues are dismissed because it does not happen when it's in for service what can one do. If a light does not come on when they test drive it...then there's ... Read More
Quote 1 "Service lights have been going on and off for a while (the skid and the steep grade lights)" Quote 2 "The car had been 'racing' since i purchased it as if it was having trouble changing gears...then it self corrected. It would do this on and off..." Hummm..........seems like the owner is part of the problem here! You had these issues and you didn't take it to the dealer ... Read More
I have 8000+ miles on my 2010 tucson. It was just towed today to the dealership. The transmission locked up. Couldn't get it out of neutral. Service lights have been going on and off for a while (the skid and the steep grade lights) I scheduled a visit to take care of a recall for the reflector lights but roadside had to tow the car a day early as it wouldn't ... Read More
So just how many vehicles is "known for transmission problems" or "listen to all the problems with 2010-2011 models"? A forum of a small group of owners (and many trolls) is hardly a gauge of how many problems there are with a model or manufacturer. One person posts an issue and it's blown into a catastrophe. Fact is it's a very small percentage of the total number of owners.
Hyundai is known for Transmission problems. Just check out the Sante Fe Forum and listen to all the problems with the 2010-2011 models. Seems they try to correct them with updates to the vehicles computer. Lots a Luck.
Hello enthusiastdre. Here's the information that you're looking for. Hyundai Finance's September buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson GLS 2WD with and automatic transmission and 15,000 miles per year are .00132 and 54%, respectively. The numbers for an otherwise identical lease of a 2011 Tucson GL 2WD with an automatic transmission are .00173 and 59%. When negotiating your lease on ... Read More
Hello Car_Man and mods, Could you please provide lease rates for the 2010 Hyundai Tucson GLS trim and 2011 Tucson GL trim levels. Thanks in advance!
"I have searched in the DFW area with a 75 mile radius and the inventory on Edmunds shows only 7 Tucsons 4x4. Since I wanted a GLS and not a Limited that further limits it to 4 in that radius. None in the color that I want. I am not sure if Tucson 4x4 is not in demand or is it that Hyundai is keeping a tight supply of it? " ... Read More
We have a Hyundai Tucson 2009 and our transmission went at about 8000 miles. We now have 35000 and we are hearing increasingly loud whining noises from what could be the trans. WHo else hears this?
My phone is on the "compatible list" and it still won't work well. I've argued about this with the dealershi and it's not the phone. IT's the crappy bluetooth.
I have a 2010 tucson not 2011 but I can't imagine the salesperson told you the truth when they said they all work. For the 2010 their is a list of phones that work, I bought the phone on the list and people couldn't hear me either but I could hear them after about of month of fighting with the dealer and hyundai corporate finally got a new stereo system b/c ... Read More
I just went to my dealer on a 2011 tucson and was told that my phone was not on there compatible list.. Although my phone work great and it dials and can hear OK but people that i talk to say Im in a tunnell. I told them that they have not heard the last of me .. I just bought a $26000 phone on wheels and it works like crap ... Read More
Please keep us posted on this message board. I have had my Tucson for over a year now and they replaced it once. It is just a bad design or a bad bluetooh. It still does not work well.
Little late reply but are you serious??? We have both a 2010 Toyota Venza & 2011 Hyundai Tucson GLS...........they are two totally different class vehicles. Why would you try to compare them? Pricing the same?..............NOT. Both excellent vehicles but to compare them is just plain silly. Now let's compare a Toyota Corolla and a Ford F-150. :-)
I have had the car for 14 months now and love, love, love it with the exception of the bluetooth. Mine is a bit better now that I've increased the volume. You have to use the volume lever on the left side of the steering wheel to do this as the dial won't work for the bluetooth. My niece has a 2009 Sonata with an aftermarket bluetooth added by the dealership. ... Read More
I feel your pain ..I have a Brand new 2011 Tucson and the blue tooth quality is absolutly terrible .. All the people that I talk to say i sound like im in a tunnel or it is muffeled . Its a feature that I paid for and it not working good at all.. I started the paper stream and call the service manager at the dealer Keeping a log and ... Read More
I wrote a letter January 2011 in reference to my 2005 Hyundai Tuscon's engine blowing up and their response was "the warranty for the second/subsequent owner is no longer in effect!" Otherwise - "No can do!" Attached below is a copy of the letter I sent via certified mail: Hyundai Motor America P.O. Box 20850 Fountain Valley, CA 92728-0850 (800)633-5151, firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Hyundai Motor America: On January XXXX, with excitement I ... Read More
After reading these posts and automotive forums..im still not sure what happened to my car...only had it for 2yrs this past halloween....went away for a week and the car sat. came home went to get in and go out and it was dead completely.....Im thinking your kidding. I just put a new battery in it in the spring, a good one.....so why is it dead....i dont leave anything on either....im almost ... Read More
I am getting discouraged at how little traffic this forum is getting.... Does anyone have REAL WORLD MPG for the 2011 2.4L Sportage or Tucson with automatic? Every time I test drive one I make sure to "punch" the button to get the average MPG reading. So far the readings have been horrible... range of 16 to 22 mpg. Granted this includes zero turnpike travel but still the MPG reading are ... Read More
If you are interested in how the Tucson stacks up against the Kia Rondo, please follow this link. steve_, "Hyundai Tucson v Kia Rondo" #1, 8 Nov 2010 11:48 am
Meeeeeeeee, I was looking into adding a custom subwoofer and amp to my tucson when I remembed it already has one in the back. Problem is it doesn't work!! I just did some tests, I sent all the audio to the back and literally put my ear on the subwoofer and I could barely hear any bass coming out (even if the audio is sent to the front a signal is ... Read More
I purchased a 2010 Tucson base model with the 2.4 engine and 6 speed auto. I have 6500 miles on it since June 1st. Do mostly city driving and easily get 24/25 mpg without trying. Have gotten 31 on highway loaded with 4 large adults and vacation luggage. Had great passing exceleration and high speed driving. Comfort a plus with roomy interior and no back aches with the lumbar support in ... Read More
Hello pikeymikey. Here's the information that you're looking for. Hyundai Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson GLS FWD with 12,000 miles per year are .00132 and 55%, respectively. The numbers for an otherwise identical lease of a 2010 Tucson Limited FWD are .00208 and 56%, respectively. I don't believe that Hyundai is currently offering support on 24 month ... Read More
either talk to the general manager in person or on the phone. also try writing a letter to the owner of the dealership. I kept having my complaint (letter that I also copied to the owner) w/ hyundai corporate moved up the ladder when they said no. I told them if I wanted a used part I would have bought a used truck. Call everyday if you have to. I also ... Read More
I changed to AT&T and have the Nokia 6350. The moment I changed, the bluetooth has worked perfectly. I even get to hear my MP3's on my phone threw the radio if I wish. :)
Thanks as that gives the rest of us hope. Please let us know what happens. I love the car but the bluetooth drives me nuts.
I am going to give it another go. I am calling corporate AGAIN and calling the dealership AGAIN. My Bluetooth is so bad I have to put every call on private. Sometimes it wont even let me switch. I am going to get myself killed trying to work the darn thing. The other day I sat in silence for a 15 minute ride because the thing showed my phone was still ... Read More
:) thank you!!
GOOD JOB SIS!!!!!!!!!!! ;)
I went today to have the "new" unit put in and it WORKS!!!!!!!! ;) :) I called out and the people said it was clear and much better than before and when I had the smart car dept call me he said he could hear me (of course he would) but I could hear him even w/ the air conditioning on (I was parked but not expecting it to work great ... Read More
I have the limited awd w/ navigation package and a sprint phone that is on the "compatiable list" what model of tucson and phone do you have?
Please let us know if the new unit works. If it does, I'm on the way back to the dealership to get the same thing. Thanks.
YES!!!! I can hear the person calling me but all they hear is static and sounds like I'm very far away even w/ the windows up, no air on, sunroof closed or even parked it doesn't matter. Fighting the dealer to get a "new" unit is like fighting city hall, wrote letter to hyundai corporate, the owner of the dealer (his staff is TERRIBLE). Beware: NEW to them means it's new ... Read More
Hello everyone, I have a new 2010 Hyundai Tucson GLS AWD, Its awesome. I have owned many Hyundai's without disappointment. Has anyone noticed in the steering that it locks, when starting up the vehicle that the steering wheel is locked and when it frees up its a big jerk. almost as if the tires are stuck to the ground then free up?? Also note in the few months I've had it ... Read More
Hmm how about you dcaldwell.. Do you have the navigation system or the standard system? I'm thinking the bluetooth system is different for each audio system.
Wow you are saying exactly what I am experiencing. All Hyundai Corporate says is "if your phone is on the list it should work"...Well it doesn't!! My phone will not work through the screen either. Sometimes I hang up from a call and my screen freezes and I can't do anything no even listen to the radio. I love the suv I HATE the blue tooth system. I wish Hyundai would ... Read More
I have an LG Touch by Verizon. I do not have the Navi system so maybe that helps you. I never drive with the windows down either. Thanks for the reply. Hyundai dealer told me the outside noise is not necessarily from the windows down but from road noise the car picks up through the car.
I have a pretty basic Samsung Mantra phone through Virgin Mobile. Everyone I talk to says they can hear me pretty clearly. I very rarely have the windows down so I know I don't have any outside noise. Just to let you know that it is working for some owners. Do you have the navigation system or no? Just wondering if maybe the standard system vs. the navi may make a ... Read More
It's not you or your phone. It's a crappy bluetooth. The dealership will continue to tell you the system is working just fine. I can hear the incoming caller just fine but the outgoing is a mess. The Hyundai Motors website has the following note: Because the hands-free functions of the Hyundai Bluetooth system are activated and controlled through voice recognition fed through microphones, there are circumstances which can affect or ... Read More
Yes, I am having the same problem. Dealer tested it and says nothing is wrong. I have a phone on the approved list (LG enV3) and took it back to Verizon - they exchanged it for another phone. Bluetooth still doesn't work that well. My husband can't hear me when I call him on it. It's frustrating.
Thanks for the reply. I found the list you mentioned. The problem is that the phone I have is on that list as being compatible but I can guarantee that it does not work well at all. I can hear the incoming caller just fine. The problem is with their hearing me. The microphone in the car is horrible and it picks up all the road noise, etc. The incoming caller ... Read More
Hyundai has a compatibility log for the phones they KNOW work. Verizon tech. found it on the web for me. Look at that spreadsheet and you will know what phone you need to buy to work with your Tucson. The spreadsheet is about 20 pages long and covers all provider phones. I have to buy a new phone.
I'm having the same exact problems. Dealership said they had no prior complaints. I gave them these blogs so they say they called Hyundai Motors and found there have been a number of other complaints and are looking for a fix to the problem as it may be a software issue. Don't give up. I've given dealership hell for this as they seemed to think it was just me. It's not ... Read More
Chapusin: I think your test car may have been having a bad day. My '10 has plenty of power to merge @70 mph off most normal length ramps and to keep up with fast moving traffic on the interstate. If you have to go any faster than that to enter traffic, you are not doing it right. The horsepower and transmission are plenty sufficient to power this car. Ther is a ... Read More
I live in the Richmond VA market and the dealers here have marked them up $1500 so they are way over priced. I guess as Hyundai's quality goes up so have their prices, but then again their prices seem to still be competitive. If anyone finds a great deal in the VA or surrounding market please post your experience.
I totally agree. I was amazed at how quiet and tight the Tucson was. I was actually trying to eliminate it from our short list of vehicles. I sure can't do that now. Hopefully, in the next couple of weeks, I will get the wife into it. The final decision will be hers (it will be her car after all). The Tucson definitely makes the short list. My only complaint was ... Read More
I test drove the 2011 Sorento AWD with the 4 and 6 cyl engines. The 4-cylinder seemed a bit strained with the larger Sorento, but the 6 cyl model was great, but I think the base 6-Cyl AWD is around $30K? If the vehicle was for me, I would pay the extra and get the Sorento, but I was test driving vehicles with my daughter, and she wanted a smaller vehicle. ... Read More
Has anyone had problems with no subwoofer output in their Tucson Ltd? Even if I crank the bass to the maximum, there is almost nothing coming out of the subwoofer. This is the radio with the Nav system. I went back to the dealer and asked to check another vehicle on the lot, and guess what? No output from the subwoofer. Checked with the shop and was told that another customer ... Read More
Hello, I am looking to buy a new car for 2010- as my lease will be up shortly. I a m trying to decide between the Tucson Limited, Sante Fe Limited (I-4 or V-6), Subaru Forester 2.5 X limited and Mitsubishi Outlander XLS- all AWD. I love the Hyundai features and interiors. The reliability is said to be quite good too. However I have read numerous horror stories about the Hyundai ... Read More
I understand I had the same problem. I now have the Samsung Rogue which works through the speakers but I can not use the screen to dial, connect or cancel calls. I hope we get an update for our system soon.
I can't make my car like any of my cell phones. I bought a new Samsung phone for it, but it makes the car ring continuously. It likes the LG chocolate, but that is my husbands phone.
I know your buying a vehicle that cost thousands of dollars, believe me the salesperson isn't getting it. In the 2010 Hyundai Tucson, there is $1,200 profit WOW. Im sure the dealer is sending all the salespeople to Hawaii with it. The salesperson gets 25% of the remaining profit after the dealer takes from 300 to 500 of the profit he cant make commission on. So out of $1200 profit (if ... Read More
Bought in Northern Virginia. Fairfax Hyundai, to be particular. Very painless experience! The extras were carpeted mats, cargo net, cargo tray.. and something else. Can't remember right now!
Dude, it's easier that you think but you will never be able to do it walking in on dealerships. They will rape you if you do this. The secret is negotiating online, go to the website of 5 dealers around you, talk to their internet guy and tell them you are comparing prices on tucson's and ask them to send you their best price. After you have the prices, make them ... Read More
I;d be happy to, jp0933. Hyundai Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson Limited AWD with 15,000 miles per year are .00200 and 56%, respectively. When negotiating your deal on this truck, make sure to take advantage of the $500 cash incentive that is currently available on leases of it. Car_man Host Prices Paid: Buying & Leasing Experiences Forum ... Read More
MSRP $26,090 (invoice $25,136), dealership I visited today offered me $25,090 before TTL. Sales manager didn't want to tell me APR until I agree with this number, so I just walked away. This was the only dealership I've visited, but based on few phone calls I've made Hyundai dealers won't negotiate a lot for 2010 tucson. Few people who posted here got a decent deal, I just don't know how.
THANK YOU! The dealership was making me feel like a nut for even suggesting that their was a problem. I have called corporate too. I bought two new phones with the same problem. Please let me know if you hear any news about this. Thanks! :(
Hi amaltese81. I have seen Hyundai's April program and I'd be happy to help you out. Hyundai Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson Limited 4WD with 12,000 miles per year are .00200 and 57%, respectively. When negotiating your deal on this truck, make sure to take advantage of the $500 cash incentive that Hyundai is currently providing on ... Read More
Same exact issue, just took it back to the shop for them to look at. This is not a phone issue, don't let them tell you that. The mic is picking up ambient noise from outside the car. When my wife calls me using the bluetooth, it sounds like she is in a wind tunnel, and a drum circle as well. The Hyundai shop told us the mic is just "so ... Read More
Hi Bo. Hyundai Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson Limited FWD with 15,000 miles per year are .00200 and 55%, respectively. When negotiating your lease on this truck, make sure to take advantage of the $500 cash incentive that is currently available on leases of it. Car_man Host Prices Paid: Buying & Leasing Experiences Forum
When I try to use the edmunds calculator to recreate the lease offer Hyundai currently has on the Tuscon, I can't get the same numbers. I am putting in a money factor of 0.0018 and a residual value of 11850 (57%) but I get a monthly payment of $280. The offer is a payment of $239. How does that work? Here is the offer from their website: Lease a 2010 Hyundai ... Read More
Carman, Please give me residuals and MF for 2010 Tucson LTD with FWD, 36 months and the minimum miles/yr. I'm in New York. Thanks, Bo
Is anyone else having problems with their 2010 Tucson bluetooh? I can hear the people I am calling but they say I sound like I'm in a wind tunnel and I'm breaking up bad. Hyundai says it's my phone but I tried 4 other phones with the same results. All the phones I tried are on the approved list and I have Verizon. HELP!
Wow, I don't know if I would want someone cutting the roof out of my new Tucson. We just got our Ltd with the premium package. In addition to the roof and NAV, the backup camera is great and the upgraded radio is probably the best I have heard in a Hyundai. 2010 Tucson Ltd, everything but AWD. Where we live, if you need AWD you are someplace you shouldn't be! ... Read More
No problem, timmboj. Please see my message two posts ago for the info on the Limited model. Car_man Host Prices Paid: Buying & Leasing Experiences Forum
Hello cosanostra. Here's the information that you're looking for. Hyundai Motors Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson Limited FWD with 12,000 miles per year are .00200 and 57%, respectively. The numbers for an otherwise identical lease of a Tucson Limited AWD are the same, but its residual value would be 1% higher. When negotiating your lease on this ... Read More
Oooh, sorry. I didn't realize. Limited trim please. And either FWD or AWD. Thanks!
I certainly do, timmboj. Hyundai Finance's current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36 month lease of a 2010 Tucson GLS AWD with an automatic transmission and 12,000 miles per year are .00180 and 57%, respectively. The Tucson's lease program varies by trim level. You never mentioned the exact trim that you are interested in, so I had to guess. Let me know if you want the ... Read More
well after talking to hyundai finance via email, it is apparantly up to the dealer how they choose to write their financing contract, so today i found another dealer who actually beat my already awesome price and wrote it all up in my company name. i am so impressed with this tucson, you wont be disappointed
Just found out hyundai will not offer any financing on any vehiclesc for commercial companies, even with a personal guarantee. :(
harbor hyundai in long beach, going back to them for my tucson because elantra i bought there in dec was great price and smooth transaction.
Sorry for the slow response. I purchased my car at Glendora Hyundai in Glendora, CA. Once again. It was a GLS PZEV with the Popular Equipment package. Dealerships have not established the "selling price" of this car yet because it is brand new. I got it for $23,180 out the door with all charges and Los Angles has a 9.25% sales tax. I got most dealerships got down to about $24,000. ... Read More
Hi Car_Man, Do you have figures for leasing a 2010 Hyundai Tucson, 36 months, 12K miles? Thanks!
Full disclosure: First, I do not work for Hyundai. Second, your stated opinion/experience was different than mine. I stand by my comments that the Tucson is one of the quietest riding vehicles compared to the competition that the Tucson competes in. So, yes it is quieter than the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and RAV-4. Thank you.
You could at least try to not make it sound so obvious that you work at Hyundai. I don't know how you can tell that the ride is quiet, it is not. To start with, the 2.4L engine is not enough. It doesn't merge easily on the freeway and can even be dangerous for not moving you in time. It doesn't have the guts to move this vehicle, and when it ... Read More
The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2010 Hyundai Tucson in WA is: