"Our new compact SUV will be a big step forward for the Hyundai brand globally," said Peter Schreyer, president and chief design officer of Hyundai Motor Group, in a statement.
The sketch shows a redesigned Tucson with sharper lines and the Hyundai signature hexagonal grille.
No other details about the 2016 Tucson were released.
The 2016 Tucson will be unveiled on March 3.
Edmunds says: The last major redesign for the Tucson occurred in 2010, followed by a tsunami of competitors in this popular segment. This redesign should lure shoppers back into the Hyundai showroom.