Interesting things are expected from Hyundai in the upcoming period, given the announced release of new 2020 Hyundai Tucson. The model, that was first produced back in 2004, preparing various changes in both exterior and interior design. The South Korean automaker continues to improve one of the things that makes this vehicle extremely popular family car – it’s safety.
With even more room than before, this five-door compact crossover will offer new entertainment features for complete experience while driving. Furthermore, the high-performance Hyundai N also comes out on the market in the near future. Bigger Santa Fe could also get the similar package.
2020 Hyundai Tucson N Version
The ’N’ in Hyndai N stands for Namyang, the company’s global R&D center in South Korea where the performance hardware is engineered. Also, ’N’ stands for Nurburgring Nordschleife, famous motorsports complex where each car taking part in the accelerated durability test. The N version is getting power by a 2.0-liter turbo-four that develops 271 hp at 6,000 rpm with 260 lb-ft of torque. The power from the engine transfers to the front wheels through the upgraded six-speed manual transmission. Bigger brakes are also there,13.6-inch rotors up front and 12.4-inch units at the rear with 19-inch alloy wheels. Moreover, Pirelli makes 235/35 Zero tires, especially for Hyundai N Version. The N Performance offers five drive modes, and driver can switch to any through paddle shifters on the steering wheel.
On the left-hand side of the wheel, there are Normal, Eco and Sport mode for more casual driving. The right-hand paddles are reserved for the N mode and the Custom mode. N mode fires up everything to the maximum while Custom mode gives you more freedom in seven individual functions. You can adjust stability control, shock rates, engine response, e-diff, exhaust sound, steering and rev matching to your personal desire. All these options are easily accessible on the 8.0-inch infotainment touchscreen centered on the dashboard.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Facelift
The upcoming 2020 Hyundai Tucson will keep the generally modest look of its predecessors. The new aluminum body will reduce car weight and some of the design features will give the needed visual refreshment. Furthermore, new hexagonal front grille and ’shark fin’ antenna are one of the subtle but effective changes. Headlights, taillights, and daytime running lights are updated and now they are more resembling the Santa Fe SUV style. Wheels are restyled also, ranging from 17 inches to 19 inches. Automatic sunroof and roof rail will be available in the additional features of the new model.
The new 2020 Hyundai Tucson comes with two active safety features that were previously available only for high-trim levels. The forward collision warning system alerts the driver if vehicle or pedestrians are nearby and if an impact is inevitable. Also, this system can apply the brakes to automatically reduces the possible impact. The second feature, the lane keeping assist, alerts the driver if the other vehicle is drifting from its lane above 40mph. The Korean carmaker added some extra safety features, like auto high beams, top-view camera system and adaptive cruise control.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Redesign
The new 2020 Hyundai Tucson bring more power and more active driver assist features in the game. Although this refreshment is more mid-cycle then the full-redesign the interior got some major improvements. The touchscreen in the new layout is similar to the other Hyundai vehicles, such as Kona, Elantra GT, and Santa Fe. The dashboard consists two analog gauges and a small display in between. With the addition of the electronic parking brake user interface has a completely new look. Moreover, the seats are leather upholstered and have a new design, front seats are heated and ventilated and the air vents have been changed.
Under the bonnet, the base model will have a 2.0-liter l-4 164 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. On the higher trim levels,1.6-liter turbo four engine will be replaced by 2.4-liter l-4. This drivetrain will generate 181 hp and 175 lb-ft. The six-speed automatic transmission will be the only option in the 2020 Hyundai Tucson. The seven-speed dual clutch gearbox will be no longer in the production.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Price
One of the reasons that makes Tucson the very top of the pops SUV in the world is his price. This family-oriented compact crossover is reliably and really the best buy when comes to this class of vehicles. The base model of 2020 Hyundai Tucson may cost around $26,000. Higher lever trims, such as SEL, SE, Value, Limited will start at $27,500 for SEL up to $31,000 for Limited version. The price of the N Version is still unknown.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Colors
When the color is concerned, the forthcoming 2020 Hyundai Tucson has an impressive palette of different tints to offer. You can choose between Black Noir Pearl, Ruby Wine, Sedona Sunset, Caribbean Blue, Coliseum Gray, Molten Silver, and Dazzling White. Fore the higher-trim levels there are additional Gemstone Red, Dusk Blue, and Aqua Blue. On top of that, customers can choose between three interior colors: Beige, Black and Grey.
2020 Hyundai Tucson Release Date in the USA
In a couple of months, we heard nothing new about the precise release date of the 2020 Hyundai Tucson in the USA. Despite the fact, we believe that the new model will come out somewhere past the summer of 2019. Also, high-performance N Version will be available for purchase soon after the base model arrives on the North American market.