2019 Hyundai Tucson Facelift, Fuel Cell, Release Date

Hyundai lovers will definitely be looking forward to the release of the newest 2019 Hyundai Tucson. This vehicle which was first produced in 2004 gets its name from the city of Tucson Arizona. The vehicle is a 5-door compact crossover SUV whose main selling point is its excellent safety features and simple design. Through the years, its popularity has grown tremendously, with its main loyalists being drivers who are seeking a roomy and safe family SUV.

It currently ranks as the 3rd most sought-after compact SUV in North America which is a remarkable achievement for a vehicle that has only been on the market for 14 years. The Hyundai Tucson has however been the target of a few critics who find its interior refinements under-par, and with increased consumer demand for upscale interior features, the 2019 Hyundai Tucson will be looking to improve on this deficiency. In addition, this model will also include a zero-carbon-emission hydrogen-powered vehicle.

2019 Hyundai Tucson front

2019 Hyundai Tucson Interior Dimensions, Design and Cargo Room

The interior cabin for the 2019 Hyundai Tucson will comfortably accommodate up to 5 passengers with plenty of cargo room at the back. Furthermore, the vehicle will come with automatically adjustable seats with all seats having a heating feature. The interior seats will also be covered in an upscale stain-resistant upholstery.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 61.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 31 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 31 ft³

Comfort inside the cabin will further be enhanced by the inclusion of a dual-zone climate control system which will incorporate a defogger and air ionizer. A refurbished audio system will also include Bluetooth and USB connectivity and will be controlled via an 8-inch touch panel installed on the dashboard. The audio system will deliver its output through an 8-speaker system and will also have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-sync options.

Dimension of the Interior

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 102.3 ft³
Front Leg Room 41.6 inch
Front Head Room 39.5 inch
Front Hip Room 55.6 inch
Front Shoulder Room 57.2 inch
Second Hip Room 54.6 inch
Second Leg Room 38.3 inch
Second Shoulder Room 55.6 inch
Second Head Room 39.1 inch

As far as looks are concerned, there are not going to be many complaints about the 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s. The vehicle still maintains the modest but dignified look of its predecessors. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson body comes with aluminum. This will reduce overall body weight. The vehicle incorporates chrome detailing on its newly designed hexagonal front grille, the door handles and dual exhaust outlet. The vehicle will come with standard 19-inch alloy wheels for all trim levels. Additional features will include a roof rail and automatic sunroof.

Passengers of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson will find the vehicle to be quite roomy, with decent head and legroom and generous space for cargo in the rear compartment. This vehicle, like previous Tucson models that came before it will also offer superior passenger safety in the event of a crash. It has a 5-star rating across all European and American crash test evaluations.

2019 Hyundai Tucson interior

2019 Hyundai Tucson Engine

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s engine performance is less remarkable compared to other similar vehicles in its class. The car will be powered by two engine choices depending on the trim level. The first one is 2.0-liter 6-speed gasoline engine with automatic transmission. This engine will be able to generate 164 horsepower and deliver 151 lb-ft of torque.

The smaller 1.6-litre option will have a 7-speed manual transmission gearbox. It will generate up to 175 horsepower and deliver 195 lb-ft of torque.

The fuel consumption of the 2019 Hyundai Tucson is however very impressive. The vehicle expected to consume about 23 mpg while being driven on city roads and 30 mpg being driven on highways.

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.4 gallons

2019 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

The owners who also prefer a vehicle that has zero carbon emissions, a hydrogen-powered version will be available. This version will be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell that will generate electric energy to drive an electric motor. This version will pack plenty of power, generating 134 hp at 5000rpm and 221lb-ft of torque. With its 37-gallon tank filled, this hydrogen-powered version will have a driving range of 265 miles before needing a refuel.

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson also has a good suspension and it feels firm and composed when driving. This is further enhanced by an inbuilt feature which ensures that engine torque is evenly distributed to all wheels to always maintain a solid grip even on slippery surfaces.

Trailering and Maximum Towing Capacity

Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt 1000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3500 lbs

2019 Hyundai Tucson side

2019 Hyundai Tucson Price List, Release Date and Rivals

The 2019 Hyundai Tucson base model will cost $23,600. The better-equipped Eco model will start around $25,000.

However, the sports models come with the price just under $27,000, and the top-line Limited will run about $31,000. With Ultimate package this model can reach 35.000. If you add all-wheel drive system you must also pay extra $1,400. The 2019 Hyundai Tucson will debut in late 2018. With its great features, the 2019 Hyundai Tucson will receive many rivals. Some of them are Ford Kuga, Mazda CX-5, Volvo XC60 and others.

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