With the 2019 Tuscon, Hyundai seems to aim at thriving under all costs and trying to edge off competition. However, putting up competition against overly popular brands such as the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 needs some guts and gusto. The highly rated Mazda CX-5 is also a pricey competitor
But the Tuscon seems well placed with new exciting additional components. This model year takes the Tuscon to the next level with various tools becoming prominent, but the updated front and rear look can’t go unmentioned.
Driver assistant kits come as standard and you also get wireless charging, just as several other competitors are doing. But it is the center touchscreen that curates several interesting features.
Through this console, you get to access the rearview mirror and all your infotainment including audio systems and climate controls. They get even more suspicious through night backlight that is shaded in soft steaming blue. Yet, they are all very convenient without feeding the driver with unnecessary verbose details.
Space is catered for with adjustable luggage area that gets the rear seats rather comfortable. When you fold the rear seats you increase cargo space up to 61.9 cubic feet which is double the 31 cubic feet when the rear seats are in place.
Choose your Tucson from the four trims available, with the base SE trim giving you an impressive 164-horsepower from a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine. It is a front-wheel drive and wears 17-inch alloy tires.
You also get The power-folding “ears” – side mirrors are an epitome of clarity. The driver seat is a gem of its own kind with its 6-way manual adjustments.
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