The Korean automaker is announced the refreshed 2020 Hyundai Tucson compact SUV that will feature new front and rear design. This year model comes with a much better look, more technology, and a new engine offering. The Tucson model is last time completely redesigned 2016 year and it received some updates for 2018.
The upcoming 2020 Hyundai Tucson will also see some changes. It will be offered with the few trim packages and each of this trim brings own uniqueness. The SE trim is the standard one, while the Value and SEL are middle equipment. Furthermore, the highlight of the offers are trims, Sport and Limited.
The exterior look of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson is more attractive and sportier if we compare it with the last year model. This SUV comes with a new cascading grille that possesses more horizontal chrome elements and LED daytime running lights along with the new taillights and fog lamps. The rear will also get some changes and that includes the stronger bumper and the new exhaust system that will be available starting from the SEL to the higher trims.
The SEL trim offers all-new 18-inch alloy wheels, however, a more stylish 17-inch and 19-inch wheels will be on the rest of the trims. If buyers need more shining chrome materials it can choose the Limited trim that adds chrome on the bottom of the side windows.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Interior Layout
The 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes with a unique cabin that offers more entertainment for everyone. To keep back seat riders happy, Hyundai has been added more techs behind. This year passenger on the back will get USB charger in the SEL trim, while with the top Limited comes wireless charging.
Also, more standard features have been added. This includes a new leather seats, 5-inch touch screen system that is standard on the base Tucson and the optional 7-inch infotainment display, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. The Blue Link Connected Car System is also in the offer with three years of free services. This will be available only in Value trim.
The safety of this SUV is also better with the forward collision-avoidance to assist with pedestrian detection, high beam assist, surround view monitor, smart cruise control with stop-and-go function, driver attention warning system and a lane keeping assist.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Powertrain Options
Last year the Hyundai manufacturer has been dumped the 1.6-liter turbo inline 4-cylinder engine. Furthermore, instead of this engine, the company has been added the new 2.0-liter, inline 4-cylinder. This engine will be also available with the 2020 Hyundai Tucson. It will be available with Value and SE trims. Moreover, the next one is also a new 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that comes with the trims SEL, Sport and Limited trims.
The 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine is able to deliver to this SUV 164 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque. However, the stronger one 2.4-liter generates an estimated 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. At this moment, fuel economy figures have not been available. Both engines above will be offered with the 6-speed automatic transmissions and all-wheel drive is optional across the lineup.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Price, Release Date And Competitors
There is no official pricing list of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson at this moment. However, we can expect the same starting price as for the 2018 Tucson SE that cost $22,500 without destination charge. The debut of this model will be sometime in 2020. Most of the rivals will be models such as Nissan Qashqai, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and many others.